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Edward Snowden won the Right Livelihood Award in 2014, and accepted the award from Moscow. (Photo: Screenshot) News
Friday, December 06, 2019
Edward Snowden: If I Came Back to the U.S., I Would Likely Die in Prison for Telling the Truth
The Right Livelihood Awards celebrated their 40th anniversary Wednesday at the historic Cirkus Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, where more than a thousand people gathered to celebrate this year’s four laureates: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg; Chinese women’s rights lawyer Guo Jianmei,...
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Nick Estes News
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Our History Is the Future: Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving & Indigenous Resistance
Lakota historian Nick Estes talks about Thanksgiving and his book Our History Is the Future . He is a co-founder of the Indigenous resistance group The Red Nation and a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe. Watch:
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Evo Morales was Bolivia’s first indigenous leader, was credited with lifting nearly a fifth of Bolivia’s population out of poverty since he took office in 2006. (Photo: UNIS Vienna/flickr/cc) News
Monday, November 11, 2019
"This Is a Military Coup": Bolivian President Evo Morales Resigns After Army Calls for His Ouster
Bolivia is in a state of political crisis after longtime President Evo Morales resigned Sunday following what he described as a military coup. Weeks of protests have taken place since a disputed election last month. Morales announced his resignation in a televised address Sunday, shortly after the...
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"They want to talk about the whistleblower rather than the government’s own wrongdoing." (Photo: Screenshot/Democracy Now!) News
Monday, September 30, 2019
Edward Snowden Condemns Trump’s Mistreatment of Whistleblower Who Exposed Ukraine Scandal
Responding to news of a whistleblower’s complaint at the center of an impeachment inquiry filed against President Trump this week, famed whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks about his own decision to leak classified documents in 2013. The House Intelligence Committee has released the declassified...
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With Trump’s election, Prince was back in the game.(Photo: Screenshot) News
Monday, May 06, 2019
Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince Makes a Comeback Under Trump Selling Mercenary Armies Around the World
The House Intelligence Committee has sent a criminal referral to the Justice Department for Erik Prince, founder of the mercenary firm Blackwater. House Democrats are accusing Prince of lying to Congress during his November 2017 testimony before the Committee, when he described a meeting in the...
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Noam Chomsky News
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Chomsky: Arrest of Assange Is “Scandalous” and Highlights Shocking Extraterritorial Reach of US
Attorneys for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are vowing to fight his possible extradition to the United States following his arrest in London, when British police forcibly removed Assange from the Ecuadorean Embassy, where he had taken asylum for almost seven years. On Thursday night, Democracy...
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 "I continue to believe that we should see the full Mueller report. I support that completely." (Photo: Screenshot) News
Monday, March 25, 2019
'Saddest Media Spectacle I’ve Ever Seen': Journalists Glenn Greenwald and David Cay Johnston Debate Russiagate
As congressional Democrats call on the Justice Department to release the full Mueller report, Democracy Now! spoke to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who have closely followed the probes into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election: Glenn Greenwald, a founding editor of The Intercept and a...
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"The U.S. is trying to overthrow the government of Venezuela and that it will be willing to use violence, to use military force, if necessary." (Photo: Democracy Now) News
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
'US Trying to Overthrow the Government of Venezuela,' Warns Veteran Journalist Allan Nairn
The United States is continuing to ratchet up pressure on the Venezuelan government in an attempt to topple President Nicolás Maduro. On Tuesday, the State Department announced it is giving control of Venezuela’s U.S. bank accounts to opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who declared himself to be...
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Chase Iron Eyes, an activist and lead attorney for the Lakota People’s Law Project. (Photo: Screenshot) News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Chase Iron Eyes: Trump’s Mocking of Native Americans Gives License to Others to Denigrate My People
As we continue to look at the video that has gone viral showing a group of Catholic high school students apparently mocking an indigenous tribal elder near the Lincoln Memorial, we speak to Chase Iron Eyes, an activist and lead attorney for the Lakota People’s Law Project. He is a spokesperson for...
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"Look at the way airport workers and federal employees, in general, are being treated." (Photo: Screenshot) News
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Strike! Barbara Ehrenreich Calls on TSA Workers to Walk Off Job in Protest of Government Shutdown
The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is now on Day 27. As 800,000 workers continue to go without pay, federal employees around the country are rising up to demand an end to the shutdown, which has run public institutions ragged and left hundreds of thousands financially strapped. We...
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