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Noam Chomsky: Why Netanyahu Seeks to Prevent Peace with Iran

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:30 am | Democracy Now

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States as part of his bid to stop a nuclear deal with Iran during a controversial speech before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Dozens of Democrats are threatening to boycott the ... More >>

Democracy Now Report: Trapped in Gaza

Monday, 13 June 2011, 2:57 pm | Democracy Now

Trapped in Gaza: Rafah Crossing Closed to Palestinians Soon After Egyptian Pledge to Reopen It (DN!) More >>

Day After Attack, Witnesses Describe US Killings

Saturday, 10 April 2010, 11:54 am | Democracy Now

As the US Central Command says it has no plans to reopen an investigation into the July 2007 helicopter attack that killed a dozen people in Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff, we play never-before-seen eyewitness interviews filmed the day ... More >>

Democracy Now: Matt Taibbi On Goldman Sachs

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 12:53 pm | Democracy Now

Goldman Sachs, the nation’s most powerful financial company, has reported the richest quarterly profit in its 140-year history: $3.44 billion between April and June. Goldman’s record profits come just one month after it repaid $10 billion of TARP money to the ... More >>

Interrogators Destroyed the Mind of Jose Padilla

Monday, 20 August 2007, 11:22 pm | Democracy Now

On Thursday, the jury in the Jose Padilla terror trial has found the American citizen guilty of conspiracy to support Islamic terrorism overseas. His sentencing is set for December 5 and he faces possible life in prison. The FBI initially arrested him ... More >>

Palast Goodman & RFK: The Firing Of David Iglesias

Tuesday, 15 May 2007, 9:56 am | Democracy Now

On a single day, December 7, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales demanded the resignations of 8 United States Attorneys. What was really the purpose of the firings - and who was behind it? Investigative journalist Greg Palast reports. More >>

Mexico: Calderon Takes Power in Midnight Ceremony

Tuesday, 5 December 2006, 3:39 pm | Democracy Now

Felipe Calderon has taken over as Mexico's president in an unusual midnight ceremony at the presidential residence in Mexico City. Opposition lawmakers are vowing to physically block him from being inaugurated in Congress. Meanwhile, tension remains ... More >>

Nader IV: US Responsible For Israeli War Crimes

Monday, 24 July 2006, 11:45 am | Democracy Now

Former Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader wrote a letter to President Bush this week that harshly criticized the White House for its response to Israel's bombardment of Lebanon. More >>

Gore Vidal Delivers State of the Union

Wednesday, 1 February 2006, 12:20 am | Democracy Now

Today, the 31st of January, in the hallowed year, election year, of ’06, could be a memorable day if we all do our part, which is simply to concentrate, among other things, and do perhaps what a couple of groups have decided would be useful for the ... More >>

"Kerry Told Me He Now Thinks Election Was Stolen"

Wednesday, 9 November 2005, 12:39 am | Democracy Now

New York University professor and author Mark Crispin Miller says in an interview on Democracy Now!: “[Kerry] told me he now thinks the election was stolen. He says he doesn't believe he is the person that can be out in front because of the sour ... More >>

Jeremy Scahill: A Smoking Bullet in a Smoking Gun

Friday, 17 June 2005, 11:19 pm | Democracy Now

Democracy Now correspondent Jeremy Scahill reports on new documents that show President Bush began the invasion of Iraq more than half a year before Shock and Awe was launched. More >>

The Downing Street Memo Comes To Washington

Thursday, 16 June 2005, 1:04 pm | Democracy Now

We speak with Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) who is convening a public hearing tomorrow in Washington on the so-called Downing Street Memo and other newly released documents that he says show the Bush administration's "efforts to cook the books on pre-war ... More >>

Downing Street Memo: Case for Impeachment Builds

Friday, 10 June 2005, 11:21 am | Democracy Now

The fallout from the revelation of a secret meeting between British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his senior national security team appears to be growing. We take a look at the so-called "Downing Street Memo" which reveals how the former director ... More >>

Interview: Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man

Wednesday, 18 May 2005, 2:26 pm | Democracy Now

An interview with, John Perkins - author of "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" - who says he says he helped the U.S. cheat poor countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars by lending them more money than they could possibly repay and ... More >>

Seymour Hersh: ''We've Been Taken Over by a Cult''

Friday, 28 January 2005, 1:14 pm | Democracy Now

the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares to vote today on the nomination of Alberto Gonzales for Attorney General, we hear a speech by Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh on torture from Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib to Vietnam. More >>

Democracy Now: Harvey Wasserman Interview

Friday, 24 December 2004, 3:13 pm | Democracy Now

Ohio-based journalist Harvey Wasserman reviews the ongoing controversy surrounding the presidential vote in Ohio. Representative John Conyers - the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee - has called on The Associated Press and the five broadcast ... More >>

Democracy Now: David Cobb Discusses the Ohio Recou

Friday, 19 November 2004, 2:03 pm | Democracy Now

AMY GOODMAN: We're joined right now by David Cobb, lawyer from Texas, now l ives in California, Green Party presidential candidate in this election. We welcome you to Democracy Now!, David Cobb. More >>

Official U.S. Report Finds Saddam Had No WMDs

Monday, 11 October 2004, 12:45 am | Democracy Now

The major U.S. report on Saddam Hussein's pre-war weapons capacity has concluded Iraq had no weapons of mass destruction at the time of the U.S. invasion, contradicting the Bush administration's main argument for war. We speak with former Iraqi nuclear ... More >>

Democracy Now Interviews Haiti Pres. Aristide

Wednesday, 10 March 2004, 3:13 pm | Democracy Now

At approximately 7:20 am EST Monday, Democracy Now! managed to reach exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide by cell phone in the Central African Republic. His comments represent the most extensive English-language interview Aristide has given ... More >>

Rep Maxine Waters: Aristide Says 'I Was Kidnapped'

Tuesday, 2 March 2004, 12:48 am | Democracy Now

Congressmember Maxine Waters said she received a call from Aristide at 9am EST. "He's surrounded by military. It's like he is in jail, he said. He says he was kidnapped," said Waters. Click on this link to read a full transcript of the Democracy Now! interview ... More >>





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