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Shows featuring Jessica Lee

  • As Sandy Relief Lags, Residents from Red Hook to Hoboken Band Together for Community Response Team_dn!
    In our first broadcast since the Democracy Now! studio regained power, we’re joined by three staffers who have been on the ground taking part in and reporting on the tri-state’s response to Superstorm Sandy: Democracy Now! senior producer Mike Burke, who visited the devastated peninsula of Far Rockaway; Democracy...
    November 05, 2012 | Story
  • An Eyewitness Report on Flooding in Red Hook, Brooklyn, in the Shadow of Lady Liberty Redhookflood
    We get a live update from Red Hook, Brooklyn, a neighborhood near the New York City harbor where residents evacuated in the face of flooding — even though they live about 10 feet above sea level. "What we saw last night was that the surge swept in throughout basically the entire neighborhood," says Jessica...
    October 30, 2012 | Story
  • Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act Raises Fears of New Government Crackdown on Dissent Capitolbuildingweb
    A little-noticed anti-terrorism bill quietly making its way through Congress is raising fears of a new affront on activism and constitutional rights. The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act was passed in an overwhelming 400-to-6 House vote last month. Critics say it could herald a new government crackdown on dissident activity under the guise of fighting terrorism....
    November 20, 2007 | Story