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- Headlines for December 13, 2017
- No Moore! Doug Jones Rides GOP Storm to Senate in Victory That Could Add Momentum to #MeToo Movement
- FCC Set to Roll Back Digital Civil Rights with Thursday's Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality
- Major Education Victory in Philadelphia as Parents, Teachers & Activists Reclaim Control of Schools
- Headlines for December 12, 2017
- Meet the Miss USA Contestant Accusing Trump of Sexual Misconduct as Senators Call for Him to Resign
- Roy Moore Attacks Doug Jones over Abortion Rights, Deflecting from Child Molestation Accusations
- Cecile Richards: VP Pence Is Installing Authorities to Repeal Women's Rights with No Public Oversight
- Rep. Gutiérrez on Passing the DREAM Act, Deaths in Puerto Rico & His Aspirations for the Presidency
Democracy Now! Monday, December 11, 2017or Download
In California, authorities have warned residents to stay inside because of the dangerous air quality caused by smoke and carcinogenic ash from the fires. But some farms have stayed open, sparking concerns that farmworkers are laboring in hazardous conditions without proper equipment. Meanwhile, 200,000 people have been forced to evacuate, sparking fears in some immigrant communities about the potential risks of deportation at emergency shelters. For more on the rights of immigrants and workers during these historic wildfires, we speak with Lucas Zucker, policy and communications director for CAUSE—Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy. We also speak with Democratic California state Assemblymember Monique Limón, who represents Santa Barbara and Ventura County.or Download
- Headlines for December 08, 2017
- No Democracy Here: Ousted Honduran Pres. Zelaya Says 2009 U.S.-Backed Coup Led to Election Crisis
- "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump": Psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee on Growing Mental Health Concerns
Exposing the predatory behavior of powerful men like Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has helped open the space for millions to share their stories of sexual harassment and sexual violence. But while all women are at risk, women who are not public figures are often more vulnerable if they call out their abusers. We look at how sexual abuse also thrives in low-wage sectors like farm work, hotel cleaning and domestic work, where workers are disproportionately women of color and immigrant women and are highly vulnerable to sexual harassment and sexual violence. We are joined for an extended conversation by Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement and one of the women featured in Time magazine’s Person of the Year issue; Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and strategy and partnership director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance; and Mily Treviño-Sauceda, co-founder and vice president of the National Alliance of Women Farmworkers.or Download
Thousands rallied on Capitol Hill Wednesday, calling for Congress to stop its rollback of temporary protected status for thousands of Haitians and Nicaraguans and to pass the DREAM Act before the end of the year. We speak with Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter and also the strategy and partnership director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, whose members were among the thousands rallying at the Capitol and in cities around the country this week. We are also joined by Mily Treviño-Sauceda, co-founder and vice president of the National Alliance of Women Farmworkers. She is a former farmworker and union organizer with the United Farm Workers.or Download
As questions over President Donald Trump’s mental health grow, we continue our interview with Dr. Bandy Lee, a forensic psychiatrist on the faculty of Yale School of Medicine and an internationally recognized expert on violence. She edited the best-selling book, “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President.” Dr. Bandy Lee declares that she is not representing the views of Yale University, Yale School of Medicine or Yale Department of Psychiatry.
Football player Colin Kaepernick accepted the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship Tuesday night, for having sparked a movement against racism and police brutality across the National Football League after refusing to stand for the national anthem before NFL games. This week, Kaepernick also accepted Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award.or Download
- Headlines for December 07, 2017
- PLO Leader Hanan Ashrawi: Trump's Jerusalem Order Violates Int'l Law & "Destroys" Chance for Peace
- After Trump Makes Jerusalem Capital of Israel, Palestinians Protest "Settlers in the White House"
- High-Profile Women Break the Silence on Sex Assaults, But Low-Wage Workers Still Vulnerable to Abuse
Democracy Now! Wednesday, December 6, 2017or Download
- Headlines for December 05, 2017
- ACLU Vows to Keep Fighting as Supreme Court Allows Trump's Mostly Muslim Travel Ban to Take Effect
- Native American Tribes Join to File Historic Lawsuit Against Trump Attack on Bears Ears National Monument
- Honduran Riot Police Refuse to Carry Out Crackdown on Opposition Protests After "Illegal" Election
Democracy Now! Monday, December 4, 2017or Download
- Headlines for December 01, 2017
- Is Trump Plan to Replace Rex Tillerson a Push for More U.S. Aggression Toward Iran, North Korea?
- Marcy Wheeler: Mike Flynn's Guilty Plea to FBI Will Shape How GOP Handles Russia Investigation
- GOP Quietly Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling While Earth Undergoes 6th Extinction
- New Investigation Finds U.S. Special Forces Massacred Somali Civilians & Orchestrated a Cover-Up
- Cities Across the U.S. Join Movement to Impeach President Trump For Violating the Constitution
- Headlines for November 30, 2017
- White House Defensive as Trump Shares British Hate Group Videos, Drawing International Condemnation
- Mehdi Hasan Rips Thomas Friedman's "Nauseating" Column in NYT Praising Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince
- Will Trump's Latest Islamophobic Tweets Impact Court Rulings on His Mostly-Muslim Travel Ban?
- Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Trump Tax Plan to Worsen Inequality, Expand Loopholes
- Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump: Joseph Stiglitz on Shared Prosperity Without Protectionism