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Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. www.democracynow.org

11.11.2016

Nationwide Protests Continue for 2nd Night After Trump Election

Nationwide Protests Continue for 2nd Night After Trump Election

Protests continued across the country for a second night, following the election of Donald Trump for president. In Portland, Oregon, where thousands of people gathered to denounce the president-elect, police in riot gear attacked protesters with pepper spray and rubber bullets, while some demonstrators sprayed graffiti and broke store windows. »

10.11.2016

“Not My President”: Tens of Thousands Nationwide Protest Trump’s Election

“Not My President”: Tens of Thousands Nationwide Protest Trump’s Election

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across the United States Wednesday to protest the election of Donald Trump, who surged to victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election. In California, at least 13 people were arrested as hundreds blocked traffic on both the 101 and the… »

09.11.2016

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

If Bernie won Democratic Primary, would we now be looking at a Sanders presidency?

On election night, Republican Donald Trump claimed victories in battleground states where Democrat Bernie Sanders’s campaign found enthusiastic support during the primary. We speak with The Intercept’s Lee Fang and Linda Sarsour, Muslim Democratic activist and former Bernie Sanders campaign surrogate, on the outcome of Tuesday’s election if… »

03.11.2016

North Dakota: Police Attack Protectors with Tear Gas

North Dakota: Police Attack Protectors with Tear Gas

On Wednesday, police deployed pepper spray and tear gas against dozens of Native American water protectors during a standoff at Cantapeta Creek, north of the main resistance camp. At least two people were shot with nonlethal projectiles. Video and photos show police firing the pepper spray and tear gas at… »

28.10.2016

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Targets Clinton Campaign Headquarters

Thursday’s mass arrests came as Native American youth flooded the Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters in Brooklyn to demand Clinton oppose the Dakota Access pipeline. After Clinton campaign staffers declined to meet with the delegation, they attempted to present a letter to security guards. The protesters were later ordered by police… »

25.10.2016

Belgian Socialist Region Threatens to Block Major EU-Canada Trade Deal

Belgian Socialist Region Threatens to Block Major EU-Canada Trade Deal

A major trade deal between the European Union and Canada appears to be on the brink of collapse, after Belgium announced it would not sign the treaty amid massive local opposition in three regions of Belgium. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, known as CETA, was expected to be signed this… »

25.10.2016

Canada: 99 Detained at Protest Demanding End to Tar Sands Pipelines

Canada: 99 Detained at Protest Demanding End to Tar Sands Pipelines

In Canada, 99 people were detained by police Monday at a demonstration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, demanding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reject the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline, as well as all new tar sands pipelines and infrastructure. Among those arrested was Clayton Thomas-Muller, a climate… »

24.10.2016

North Dakota: Police Arrest Over 100 Water Protectors

North Dakota: Police Arrest Over 100 Water Protectors

In North Dakota, police arrested over 100 people this weekend who gathered for a peaceful march opposing construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The demonstrators, who call themselves protectors, not protesters, were arrested after they were confronted by police in riot gear carrying assault rifles. They say police… »

17.10.2016

Breaking: judge rejects “riot” charges against Amy Goodman in North Dakota

Breaking: judge rejects “riot” charges against Amy Goodman in North Dakota

A North Dakota judge today refused to authorize riot charges against award-winning journalist Amy Goodman for her reporting on an attack against Native American-led anti-pipeline protesters. “This is a complete vindication of my right as a journalist to cover the attack on the protesters, and of the public’s right to… »

13.10.2016

Leaked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Struggling to Address Sanders’s Popularity

Leaked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Struggling to Address Sanders’s Popularity

Another round of newly leaked emails show how Hillary Clinton’s campaign struggled to deal with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’s popularity during the primary season. The emails, released by WikiLeaks, appear to come from the account of Clinton campaign chairperson John Podesta. In one email, an adviser wrote to Podesta, “Message… »

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