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Democracy Now! 2020-09-11 Friday11/09/2020 Duração: 59min
Nineteen years after the U.S. 9/11 attacks, the U.S. "global war on terror" launched in 2001 has displaced 37 million; Black feminist scholar and organizer Barbara Smith on combating white supremacy; The need for transparency developing a COVID vaccine.
Extended Interview: Roberto Lovato on His Memoir About Family, Migration, Gangs & Revolution in the Americas10/09/2020
We continue our interview with Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato, author of the new book “Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas.”
Democracy Now! 2020-09-10 Thursday10/09/2020 Duração: 59min
Major climate change-fueled fires burn across the western U.S.; Dearth of African American and Latinx participants in medical trials could slow a COVID-19 vaccine; The history of medical exploitation of vulnerable groups in the U.S. and around the world.
Democracy Now! 2020-09-09 Wednesday09/09/2020 Duração: 59min
As a hearing to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange begins, his lawyer says the case sets a chilling precedent; Salvadoran American journalist Roberto Lovato on how decades of U.S. military intervention in Central America led to the migrant crisis.
Spain Honors Filmmaker Isabel Coixet with National Cinematography Prize08/09/2020
Spain’s Ministry of Culture has awarded Spain’s National Cinematography Prize to celebrated filmmaker Isabel Coixet. In 2019, Coixet spoke to Democracy Now! about her work, including her film “Elisa & Marcela.”
Democracy Now! 2020-09-08 Tuesday08/09/2020 Duração: 59min
The director of "The Killing of Breonna Taylor" on new details in the case; How the Trump administration killed an anti-corruption commission in Guatemala in exchange for Guatemala's support of Trump's policies on the Middle East and immigration.
Democracy Now! 2020-09-07 Monday07/09/2020 Duração: 59min
In a Democracy Now! special, Harvard professor Cornel West and Ben Jealous discuss Trump's record, Biden's vow to fight systemic racism, and more; Professor Angela Davis on the uprising against police brutality and racism.
Democracy Now! 2020-09-04 Friday04/09/2020 Duração: 59min
Yale philosopher Jason Stanley, author of "How Fascism Works," says nations don't have to be fascist to suffer fascist politics; Chilean American author Ariel Dorfman on Salvador Allende's victory 50 years ago; David Graeber, dead at 59, in his own words.
Democracy Now! 2020-09-03 Thursday03/09/2020 Duração: 59min
After 23 deaths at Fort Hood, the commander is ousted. Is it enough?; Belarus protesters call for the removal of President Lukashenko; Rep. Mark Pocan on police violence in his hometown of Kenosha, the Alex Morse race, and cutting the Pentagon budget.
Democracy Now! 2020-09-02 Wednesday02/09/2020 Duração: 59min
We discuss whether "The End of Oil Is Near" with reporter Antonia Juhasz; NYC teachers' unions reach a deal with the mayor over how to reopen schools; A former editor at Kenosha News on why he resigned over his news outlet's coverage of Jacob Blake.
Democracy Now! 2020-09-01 Tuesday01/09/2020 Duração: 59min
Trump's new coronavirus adviser pushes for herd immunity; Jacob Blake's shooting brings scrutiny to the case of Black teenager Chrystul Kizer handled by the same Kenosha DA; Hurricane Laura cuts power to Louisiana immigration jails, prompting protests.
Democracy Now! 2020-08-31 Monday31/08/2020 Duração: 59min
We speak to author, professor and cancer survivor Ibram X. Kendi about the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, his own fight against cancer, racial disparities in healthcare, Trump, white supremacy and "How to Be an Antiracist."