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  • Ex-Politician Jeff Smith: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America's Prison Crisis

    2h By Democracy Now!
    Extended discussion with former Missouri state Senator Jeff Smith, author of the new book, "Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis."
  • Democracy Now! 2015-09-01 Tuesday

    8:00am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for September 01, 2015; The Next Not-So-Cold War: As Climate Change Heats Arctic, Nations Scramble for Control and Resources; Despite Global Ban, Saudi-Led Forces Kill Dozens in Yemen Using U.S.-Made Cluster Bombs; "Mr. Smith Goes to Prison": After…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-31 Monday

    Mon 8:00am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 31, 2015; Preserving Borders vs. Preserving People: Death Toll Rises as Refugees Head to Europe Seeking Safety; "Our Climate, Our Future": As Obama Visits Arctic, Alaskans Urge Him to Reverse Shell Oil Deal; As Al Jazeera Journalists Are…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-28 Friday

    Fri 8:00am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 28, 2015; An Unequal Recovery in New Orleans: Racial Disparities Grow in City 10 Years After Katrina; Shock Doctrine: A Look at the Mass Privatization of NOLA Schools in Storm's Wake & Its Effects Today; New Orleans Actor & Activist…
  • Extended Boots Riley Interview on Hip-Hop, Radical Politics, Movement Building & Palestine

    Thu 1:38pm By Democracy Now!
    Web-only interview with legendary hip-hop artist Boots Riley, author of the new book, "Tell Homeland Security–We Are the Bomb."
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-27 Thursday

    Thu 8:00am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 27, 2015; Guatemala President Faces Arrest as Business Interests and U.S. Scramble to Contain Uprising; Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Voices from the Storm; New Orleans After Katrina: Inequality Soars as Poor Continue to Be…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-26 Wednesday

    Wed 8:00am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 26, 2015; Two Separate Americas: David Simon's New Mini-Series Looks at "Hypersegregation" in Public Housing; David Simon on Katrina Anniversary: New Orleans "May Be the Greatest Gift We Have to Offer"; The Drug War Has to End: David Simon…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-25 Tuesday

    Aug 25, 2015, 8:00 am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 25, 2015; "Casino Capitalism": Economist Michael Hudson on What's Behind the Stock Market's Rollercoaster Ride; As Peace Talks Collapse in South Sudan, Film Shows "Pathology of Colonialism" Tearing Apart Nation; Hip-Hop Legend Boots Riley…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-24 Monday

    Aug 24, 2015, 8:00 am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 24, 2015; We Need to Fix Our Democracy: Lawrence Lessig Weighs Presidential Run to Rid Money from Politics; Sarah Shourd, Hiker Jailed in Iran, Says Nuclear Deal Could Lead to Release of Detained Americans; "Opening the Box": After Being…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-21 Friday

    Aug 21, 2015, 8:00 am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 21, 2015; Greek PM Tsipras Resigns, Calls for New Election as Left Wing of Syriza Splits to Form New Party; Sen. Bernie Sanders: From Greece to Puerto Rico, the Financial Rules Are Rigged to Favor the 1%; Global Warming Worsens California…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-20 Thursday

    Aug 20, 2015, 8:00 am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 20, 2015; "The Danger of a Failed Iran Deal": Could GOP Rejection of Nuke Pact Lead to War?; As Jimmy Carter Discusses Cancer Diagnosis, Former Aide Praises Him as Honest, Noble Man; Islamic Leaders Take on Climate Change, Criticizing…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-19 Wednesday

    Aug 19, 2015, 8:00 am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 19, 2015; When Black Lives Matter Met Clinton: Activists Speak Out on Challenging Candidate over Crime Record; "Privileged Bloodlines": Is Trump's Stance Against Birthright Citizenship Setting Tone for GOP?; David Cay Johnston: 21…
  • Democracy Now! 2015-08-18 Tuesday

    Aug 18, 2015, 8:00 am By Democracy Now!
    Headlines for August 18, 2015; Obama Gives Shell Final Approval to Drill in Arctic Despite Protests & Pledge to Cut Emissions; Snowden Documents Reveal AT&T's "Extreme Willingness to Help" NSA Domestic Spy Program; Meet the Whistleblower Who Exposed the Secret…