Sunday, January 21, 2018

Democracy Now!

DN

Air Times CH16
Mon-Fri 12 PM
Mon-Fri 10 PM

Website: www.DemocracyNow.org

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.

Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts. In addition, Democracy Now! hosts real debates–debates between people who substantially disagree, such as between the White House or the Pentagon spokespeople on the one hand, and grassroots activists on the other.

New stations are adding Democracy Now! to their programming schedules all the time, and there are several movements going on around the country right now to bring Democracy Now! to new communities. To find out more about these efforts, and how to get involved, click here.

WHY INDEPENDENT MEDIA ?

For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.

But the last two decades have seen unprecedented corporate media consolidation. The U.S. media was already fairly homogeneous in the early 1980s: some fifty media conglomerates dominated all media outlets, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, music, publishing and film. In the year 2000, just six corporations dominated the U.S. media.

In addition, corporate media outlets in the U.S. are legally responsible to their shareholders to maximize profits.

Democracy Now! is funded entirely through contributions from listeners, viewers, and foundations. We do not accept advertisers, corporate underwriting, or government funding. This allows us to maintain our independence.

Democracy Now Archive

  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-19 Friday
    Amid a pending government shutdown over immigration, we speak with David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee about the worldwide refugee crisis; and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on race and class during President Trump's first year in office.
  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-18 Thursday
    Headlines for January 18, 2018; David Cay Johnston: Trump is Determined to Provoke War to Draw Focus from Racist & Erratic Behavior; "It's Even Worse Than You Think": David Cay Johnston on Trump's First Year in Office; Trump Biographer: Trump is the "Most Racist" President in At Least 100 Years; How Trump's Deregulatory Push Is Harming Workers, Muzzling EPA Scientists and Unleashing Pollution; Trump Biographer on the President's Cognitive Decline & Whether He Will Be Impeached
  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-17 Wednesday
    As Trump administration cracks down on immigrant rights movement, activist Jean Montrevil is deported to Haiti, activist Ravi Ragbir is detained in Florida, and immigrant rights activist Maru Mora Villalpando is placed in deportation proceedings.
  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-16 Tuesday
    Headlines for January 16, 2018; "When They Call You a Terrorist": The Life of Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors
  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-15 Monday
    Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa
  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-12 Friday
    Headlines for January 12, 2018; NYC: Immigration Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Detained at ICE Check-in Amid Protest, Police Violence; "Completely Racist": Edwidge Danticat on Trump's "Shithole Countries" Remark Targeting Africa, Haiti; Time's Up Activists Warn Trump's "Shithole Countries" Remark Will Embolden White Supremacists; Time's Up: Meet Five of the Women Who Staged Protest at Golden Globes Against Gender Violence
  • Democracy Now! 2018-01-11 Thursday
    Headlines for January 11, 2018; Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in "Assault" on Biodiversity and Coastal & Indigenous Communities; NYC Sues Big Oil Companies Over Climate Change & Divests $5B From Fossil Fuel Firms; As Erica Garner Is Mourned, Why Are Black Mothers in NYC Dying at 12 Times Rate of White Mothers?; Christen Smith: The Fallout of Police Violence Is Killing Black Women Like Erica Garner

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