Charles Ferguson on Nixon: “He didn’t have to do any of this stuff”

Well, the scandal began with the discovery and arrest of five men in business suits carrying a great deal of cash and a lot of electronics in the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee on June 17, 1972. But the investigation, initially, of that burglary and bugging operation turned into Continue Reading

Kali Akuno on the Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, as we continue with Part 2 of our conversation with Kali Akuno, co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson, a network of worker cooperatives in Jackson, Mississippi, longtime organizer with the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. His Continue Reading

Siddhartha Deb: With Kashmir crisis, India reveals its democracy is a “sham”

We’re talking about two nuclear rivals, India and Pakistan, and the disputed region of Kashmir. If you can explain to this global audience how high the stakes are now, why the Indian Prime Minister Modi has done this, and do you see this as a possible flashpoint, with thousands more Continue Reading

A Complete Disregard for Democracy: Greenpeace Condemns Trump’s Move on Pipelines & Silencing of EPA

AMY GOODMAN: Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. In addition to issuing presidential memos to revive the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, President Trump and his team have taken several other actions that have alarmed environmentalists. All references to climate change have been Continue Reading

Author Christian Picciolini on how white nationalists recruit and radicalize online

As far as the internet goes, let me paint a picture of who may be on the internet. It’s not just our friends and dog pictures, but there are millions of marginalized, alienated, broken young people who are looking for identity, community and purpose in real life and can’t find Continue Reading

“The Battle for Paradise”: Naomi Klein on Disaster Capitalism & the Fight for Puerto Rico’s Future

JUAN GONZÁLEZ: It has been six months since Hurricane Maria battered the island of Puerto Rico. It was the most catastrophic storm to hit the island in over a century. As many as 200,000 people remain without power in what’s considered the longest blackout in U.S. history. Energy officials say Continue Reading

White Nationalism in the White House: Administration Faces New Revelations About Ties to Far Right

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh. NERMEEN SHAIKH: We end the hour looking at how multiple people close to Donald Trump have direct ties to white supremacists. President Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has admitted he recently hosted white nationalist publisher Peter Brimelow Continue Reading

Christopher Dickey: We’re Seeing The Death Of Democracy In America & Europe | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

>>>MR. PRESIDENT, ARE YOU>>>MR. PRESIDENT, ARE YOU CONSIDERING SECRETARY TEMPO TO CONSIDERING SECRETARY TEMPO TO ALSO BE THE NATIONAL SECURITY ALSO BE THE NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER? ADVISER?>>I THINK HE’S FANTASTIC BUT I>>I THINK HE’S FANTASTIC BUT I ACTUALLY SPOKE TO MIKE POMPEO ACTUALLY SPOKE TO MIKE POMPEO ABOUT THAT. ABOUT Continue Reading

Meet the Socialist Marine & Anti-Police Brutality Protester Who Won Democratic Seats in November

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman. Can the emergence of non-traditional candidates help revive a faltering Democratic Party that is facing its lowest approval rating in nearly a quarter of a century? That’s the question many are asking after these past elections, November 7th, when Democrats did Continue Reading

Joseph Stiglitz: “We have to have progressive capitalism”

AMY GOODMAN: Joe, your book is titled People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent. Should it be progressive capitalism or worker power? I mean, this is increasingly becoming the issue, when you have the top candidates and most popular political figures, like AOC, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, like Continue Reading