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Tipping the Scales of Justice in Jena

The tree at Jena High School has been cut down, but the furor around it has only grown.

Tear Down That Wall

From the Bayou to Baghdad: Mission Accomplished?

Abu Ghraib: One of Al’s Claims to Fame

Psychologists in Denial About Torture

DN! Daily Digest Helps High School Teachers

"Democracy Now has introduced me to other important sources."

August 21, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!, Education

Radio for the People

The Uncounted Casualties of War

August 03, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Soldier Suicides

Children’s Healthcare Is a No-Brainer

Legislation to expand funding of children’s health care faces obstacles from President Bush and tobacco industry interests

It’s still about race in Jena, La.

Goodman speaks out on racial injustice in Louisiana

Students speak up to President Bush

Presidential Scholars tell Bush America should not stand for torture.

The High Cost of Libby’s Silence

Goodman discusses the implications of Scooter Libby’s commutation

Time is Right for New Pentagon Papers

The story of the leak of the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times is famous, but how they got published as a book, with Gravel’s face on the jacket, reads like a John Grisham novel.

‘SiCKO’: Michael Moore’s Prescription for Change

On Michael Moore’s new documentary about the US healthcare system

June 20, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Michael Moore

Coming Up: Civil War In Gaza?

On Friday, we’ll look at the worsening situation in Gaza with Palestinian journalist Laila El-Haddad and Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah. Plus, we will examine why many gay rights groups oppose President Bush’s nominee to be the next Surgeon General.

Norman Finkelstein Denied Tenure

DePaul University has denied tenure to Norman Finkelstein despite strong support from students and colleagues. Democracy Now! has been closely following his fight for tenure. More

War and Censorship at Wilton High

A review of the Wilton High school play about American soldiers in Iraq, "Voices in Conflict", that students were banned from performing at Wilton High.

Democracy Now! helps grad students in Sociology!

“Students watch the Democracy Now! broadcast two days a week and we watch and discuss some of the most relevant material in class the next day...

WETS-FM in Johnson City, Tennessee loves Democracy Now!

As the result of of requests from Democracy Now! fans in Eastern, Tennessee, WETS-FM decides to air DN! and is now amazed at how popular the show is!

Hypocritical Oath: Psychologists and Torture

The tenet of medicine to do no harm applies to psychologists, yet they are increasingly implicated in abusive interrogations at U.S. military detention facilities like Guantanamo.

June 01, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Guantanamo