Democracy Now

Weekdays 5-6 a.m.

A national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

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  • Monday, June 14, 2021 4:00am
    We spend the hour with Daniel Ellsberg, the legendary whistleblower who leaked the Pentagon Papers to the press 50 years ago and exposed how the U.S. government had systematically lied about the War in Vietnam. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
  • Friday, June 11, 2021 4:00am
    As leaders gather in the U.K. for a G7 summit, activists call on rich countries for immediate action on the climate crisis; The Biden administration continues to push for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from Britain to the United States, where he faces up to 175 years in prison; Germany apologizes for its role in the first genocide of the 20th century in what is now Namibia. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021 4:00am
    The United States, Russia and other nuclear-armed nations continue to spend billions of dollars on their nuclear arsenals despite the COVID-19 pandemic; As President Biden pledges to buy and donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to more than 90 countries, we look at why many Americans continue to refuse getting vaccinated. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:00am
    How the world's wealthiest people get away with paying little or no income tax; Government-run refugee shelters turn migrant children over to police; The new short film "Takeover" revisits the 1970 occupation of a Bronx hospital by Young Lords members demanding access to healthcare for the community. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:00am
    Over 100 water protectors are arrested in an Indigenous-led action in Minnesota to halt construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline; As Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in Mexico, we look at the deadly Mexican elections and Biden's immigration policies; In Peru, a left-wing teacher has taken a narrow lead in Sunday's election over the daughter of Peru's former dictator. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe