Tag Archives: Democracy Now
Democracy Now! Trump Threatens Protests with Troops, But Police Have Already Been Militarized — With Deadly Results
We look at the increasing militarization of the police with Stuart Schrader, author of “Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing.”
“Klein argues it’s vital for people to fight for the kind of transformative change that can not only curb the worst effects of the current crisis but also set society on a more just path.”
DN!: “Our Very Existence Is the Resistance”: An Hour w/ AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar
REP. ILHAN OMAR: I think, to the point that Rashida was talking about, about us not being divided, but disconnected, is truly how I think about the thing that is wrong with the formation of our foreign policy, is that when we engage in the creation of our foreign policy, we are truly disconnected from the foreign nations that it will impact and the humans who are going to be impacted by our foreign policy.
Democrats cast their lot with elites on impeachment
Western Sahara, where peaceful protesters, led by women, are beaten in the streets. Thousands have been tortured, imprisoned, killed and disappeared while resisting the Moroccan occupation. AMY GOODMAN: Today a Democracy Now! exclusive: “Four Days in Western Sahara: Africa’s Last Colony.”
DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing
When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.
“Where resides the rebel heart?” Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great…
Before a single vote was cast, the election was fixed by GOP and Trump operatives.
Goodman, a reporter for the independent news program, can be seen on news footage from Sept. 3 documenting the clash between protesters and private security personnel with guard dogs at a Dakota Access construction site, including footage showing people with bite injuries and a dog with blood on its mouth.
The real question is what do we do right now? And what do we do to mobilize and organize a lot of people out there who, right now, are not mobilized and organized and how do we keep the energy building?
Amy Goodman, host of “Democracy Now!”, argues that the 24/7 Trump coverage is ruining the election.
DN! VIDEO | Black Lives Matter Activist: Bill Clinton’s Defense of “Superpredator” Policies Dehumanizes Us
Abdullah: I think what [Clinton’s] really neglecting is the policies that bring crack cocaine into inner cities in the first place, the policies that create unemployment and underemployment in the first place, and then the policies that he initiates, that then go ahead and further oppress and repress communities.
“The former Republican Party has now become a “radical insurgency” that’s abandoned parliamentary politics.” By Democracy Now Mint Press News September 23, 2015 In a speech Saturday at The New School in New York, Noam Chomsky explained why he believes the U.S. poses the greatest threat to world peace. “[The United States] is a rogue state, […]
▶ DN! | “Mr. Smith Goes to Prison”: After Year in Jail, Former State Senator Condemns Mass Incarceration
[Smith] chronicles his experience in his new book, “Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis,” which he calls “a scathing indictment of a system that teaches prisoners to be better criminals instead of better citizens.”
Goodman: It was there, in the pre-dawn hours of July 28, 2012, that three “Plowshares” peace activists, including an 82-year-old nun, penetrated the facility’s myriad security systems and got to the heart of the complex, the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility, or HEUMF. They spray-painted messages of peace on the wall, poured blood, hammered on the concrete and were arrested.
Baltimore’s 1968 Holy Week Uprising was quite different from the events of this week. But the response to it helped set the stage for Freddie Gray. Juan González on Walter Scott Shooting: When Will the Police Killings of Black Males Stop? Daniel Denvir, City Lab / The Marshall Project Apr 30, 2015 | Many have […]