Dear Democracy Now! Visitor: We are an independent, ad-free daily news program that serves millions of viewers and listeners each month. In this US election year, Democracy Now! is more important than ever. For 20 years, we’ve put a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power. We lift up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We do all of this with just a fraction of the budget and staff of a commercial news show. We do it without ads, corporate sponsorship or government funding. How is this possible? Only with your support. A generous funder will match your donation dollar for dollar if you donate right now. That means when you give $10, your donation will be worth $20. Pretty exciting, right? So, if you've been waiting to make your contribution to Democracy Now!, today is your day. It takes just a couple of minutes to make sure that Democracy Now! is there for you every day.

Your Donation: $

MAXINE WATERS

August 28, 1996
Story
WATCH FULL SHOW

MAXINE WATERS, DEMOCRAT FROM LOS ANGELES IS ONE OF 50 MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE WHO ARE PART OF THE PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS, THE LEFT WING OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. YESTERDAY, SHE SPOKE AT A EVENT SPONSORED BY THE CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE, A GROUP THAT ADVOCATES A SHIFT OF NATIONAL PRIORITIES. IN HER SPEECH SHE DISCUSSED HER OWN STRUGGLE OVER THE DIRECTION OF HER DEMOCRATIPE

TAPE OF GATOR BRADLEY

NEARLY 1000 PROTESTERS GATHERED IN A PARK NEAR THE UNITED CENTER, LAST NIGHT THEN MARCHED TO THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION TO DEMONSTRATE AGAINST RACISM IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

TAPE: DURUBA BIN WAHAD


The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.