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Democracy Now!

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

14.12.2016

Tech Workers Say They Won’t Help Build Trump’s Muslim Database

Tech Workers Say They Won’t Help Build Trump’s Muslim Database

Heads of the nation’s top technology companies, including Apple, Facebook and Amazon, are meeting with President-elect Donald Trump today. An increasing number of technology workers and at least one major company have said they will not participate in the creation of a national registry for people from majority-Muslim countries—one of… »

06.12.2016

Veterans at Standing Rock Ask Forgiveness for Military’s Crimes Against Native Americans

Veterans at Standing Rock Ask Forgiveness for Military’s Crimes Against Native Americans

On the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, Wes Clark Jr., the son of the retired U.S. Army general and former supreme allied commander of NATO, Wesley Clark Sr., led military veterans in a ceremony Monday to ask forgiveness from Native Americans for the crimes of the U.S. military. Thousands… »

03.12.2016

Trump Issues Support for $3.8 Billion Dakota Access Pipeline

Trump Issues Support for $3.8 Billion Dakota Access Pipeline

Donald Trump has expressed his support for the completion of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which has faced months of resistance from the Standing Rock Sioux, representatives from more than 200 indigenous nations from across the Americas and thousands of non-Native allies. In a communications briefing, Trump’s transition team… »

02.12.2016

How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win

How the Media Iced Out Bernie Sanders & Helped Donald Trump Win

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan We hadn’t seen Bernie Sanders in Philadelphia since last July, when he watched his primary opponent, Hillary Clinton, win the Democratic Party’s nomination. Sanders joined the “Democracy Now!” news hour this week at the historic Philadelphia Free Library for a wide-ranging discussion. “I am… »

01.12.2016

Second National Day of Action for “Sanctuary Campus” Movement

Second National Day of Action for “Sanctuary Campus” Movement

Protests against Donald Trump and his cabinet are continuing nationwide. Today students at colleges and universities across the country are holding a second day of action to demand their campuses become “sanctuary campuses,” where administrators refuse to share information with immigration authorities, refuse to allow ICE agents on campus and support equal… »

30.11.2016

Jill Stein: Recounts are Necessary

Jill Stein: Recounts are Necessary

Former presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein is continuing her efforts to force recounts in three states – Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan – saying that electronic voting invites tampering, hacking and human error. On Tuesday the effort faced a setback as a Wisconsin judge refused to order a statewide hand recount. »

29.11.2016

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

Sanders on Trump: We Need to Think Every Day How to Mobilize People to Defeat This Horrific Agenda

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election victory, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight against Trump’s proposed policies to build a wall across the entire length of the U.S.-Mexico border, to reinstate a database for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries and to deport millions of undocumented immigrants. On Monday… »

24.11.2016

#NoBlackSnakeFriday and Global Day of Action against Dakota Access Pipeline

#NoBlackSnakeFriday and Global Day of Action against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds across the U.S. are planning protests on Friday November 25, the day after Thanksgiving, which is considered a major shopping day in the United States. In Chicago, activists are planning a Black Friday boycott along Michigan Avenue to demand police accountability. Water protectors fighting the Dakota Access pipeline in… »

21.11.2016

Standing Rock: 100+ Injured After Police Attack with Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets & Mace

Standing Rock: 100+ Injured After Police Attack with Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets & Mace

In North Dakota, more than 100 Native Americans and allies fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline have been injured by police, who attacked them with rubber bullets, tear gas, mace canisters and water cannons in freezing temperatures Sunday night. The attack was on a bridge near the main Oceti… »

19.11.2016

400+ Reports of Attacks & Harassment in Wake of Trump’s Election

400+ Reports of Attacks & Harassment in Wake of Trump’s Election

The number of reported hate crimes continues to surge in the wake of Donald Trump’s election last week. The Southern Poverty Law Center has now documented at least 437 incidents of verbal and physical attacks, intimidation and harassment against Muslims, immigrants, African Americans, women and people of color. The most… »

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