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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

U.S. lawmakers are openly calling the fighting in Ukraine a proxy war between the U.S. and Russia; Alabama becomes the first state to make it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical care to trans youth; The Irish nationalist party Sinn Féin wins a historic number of seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

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The World Health Organization says the true death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is nearly 15 million people, with nearly 5 million deaths in India alone; Reproductive rights scholar Michele Goodwin on how a ban on abortion in rape and incest cases hurts the survivors. Get Democracy Now! delivered right …
In an in-depth interview with Michele Goodwin, she discusses her book, “Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood,” and lays out a “Reproductive New Deal.”
How the Russian war in Ukraine is exacerbating world hunger, especially for African countries reliant on wheat imports and where food insecurity is already dire; The European Union vows to ban Russian oil imports by the end of the year; Historian Timothy Snyder on why Russia's war in Ukraine is …
We speak with an abortion doctor and a reproductive rights activist facing deportation about how to protect access to abortion; The role of dark money in placing anti-abortion justices on the high court; What can we learn from the Ohio primaries for House and Senate races where a Trump-backed candidate …
A leaked majority opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion; CodePink's Medea Benjamin and the Quincy Institute's George Beebe on the war in Ukraine and the risk of a direct military confrontation between …
A record-breaking heat wave hits India and Pakistan as summer arrives early due in part to the climate crisis; One in five reptile species risk extinction; Update on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and its impact on support for crises in other parts of the world. Get Democracy Now! delivered …
Russian missiles fly over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, raising fears of a nuclear disaster; Science writer Ed Yong on why future pandemics are more likely, due to the climate crisis; The landmark 1979 labor documentary "The Wobblies" is rereleased in high definition and entered into the Library of Congress. …
A Harvard report details the school's deep ties to slavery; After a U.S. prisoner swap with Russia this week, calls grow for the Biden administration to secure the freedom of WNBA star Brittney Griner, jailed in Russia since February; Anatol Lieven on the dangers of a U.S. proxy war in …
U.S. lawmakers push for Puerto Rico's self-determination; Asylum seekers could see better conditions if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy; Historian Alfred McCoy on how to end the war in Ukraine. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily …
Cuba and the U.S. hold their highest-level talks in four years; Elon Musk, the world's richest person, is set to buy Twitter for $44 billion; Environmental lawyer Steven Donziger on leaving house arrest after nearly 1,000 days. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily …
We discuss the life of U.S. journalist and filmmaker Brent Renaud, the first foreign journalist known to have been killed in Ukraine since the Russian invasion; An activist from the Belarusian human rights group Viasna responds to the crackdown on antiwar protests in Belarus, where Putin has stationed thousands of …
Ukrainian climate activist Svitlana Romanko on how fossil fuels power Russian aggression; A resident of Mykolaiv describes life under siege; Andrew Bacevich on Russia's invasion, NATO expansion and how the U.S. war in Iraq laid the groundwork for the Ukraine crisis. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign …
An update on the war in Ukraine from a reporter on the ground, and from refugee advocates helping more than 2 million people flee the fighting; Russian activist Arshak Makichyan on why he is risking arrest to speak out against the invasion. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. …
In Part 2 of our interview with Tariq Ali, we discuss the developments with Venezuela, the conflict in Ukraine, and the response from China.
Soaring fuel prices across the world embolden the case for a faster transition to renewable energy; Tariq Ali on Ukraine, Russia, NATO and more; Anti-LGBTQ measures target youth in states such as Florida, Texas and Idaho. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: …
In Part 2 of our interview, ACLU attorney Chase Strangio describes in detail the state-level attacks on trans youth, and the intensifying international push to eradicate trans lives.
On International Women's Day, we look at how women, transgender people and other vulnerable groups are impacted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine; Russia's crackdown on civil society intensifies; Congressmember Ilhan Omar on Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, protecting refugees, U.S. strikes in Somalia and more. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to …
An update from Kyiv as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its 12th day; Anatol Lieven on what a possible peace deal could look like; Historian Ilya Budraitskis on the resistance inside Russia. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
As Russian forces shelled the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, we host a roundtable with nuclear specialists from Ukraine, Russia and Greenpeace on the threat of nuclear catastrophe; Antiwar protesters face a crackdown in Russia; Ukrainian American journalist Lev Golinkin on the rise of the far right in Ukraine. …