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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

18.11.2016

Snowden Warns Facebook Growing Too Powerful

Snowden Warns Facebook Growing Too Powerful

In media news, Facebook is coming under fire from critics who say the social media giant helped swing the election for Donald Trump by failing to crack down on an epidemic of fake news articles targeting Hillary Clinton. Such articles drew millions of clicks and featured such phony… »

16.11.2016

Bernie Sanders’ Surprise Speech Outside the White House on Rejecting Dakota Pipeline & Trump

Bernie Sanders’ Surprise Speech Outside the White House on Rejecting Dakota Pipeline & Trump

We feature a surprise address by Senator Bernie Sanders outside the White House on Tuesday during a global day of action against the Dakota Access pipeline that included demonstrations in over 300 cities. “Today we are saying it is time for a new approach to the Native American people, not… »

15.11.2016

Thousands of Students Walk Out to Protest Donald Trump

Thousands of Students Walk Out to Protest Donald Trump

Protests against President-elect Donald Trump continue across the United States. On Monday, thousands of high school students walked out of classes in Seattle; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Silver Spring, Maryland; and Portland, Oregon. Students chanted “Not My President” and “No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist U.S.A.” as they poured out of… »

14.11.2016

From Coast to Coast, Anti-Trump Protests Declare: “Not My President”

From Coast to Coast, Anti-Trump Protests Declare: “Not My President”

Protests are growing across the United States following Tuesday’s election. On Saturday, 10,000 people marched in New York City. Eight thousand more marched in Los Angeles, where 200 people were arrested. Protesters also took to the streets in Philadelphia; San Francisco; Oakland; Chicago; Oklahoma City; Salt Lake City; Springfield, Massachusetts;… »

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… »

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