Democracy Now! Blog

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

July 25, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

It’s still about race in Jena, La.

Goodman speaks out on racial injustice in Louisiana

July 18, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

Students speak up to President Bush

Presidential Scholars tell Bush America should not stand for torture.

July 11, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

The High Cost of Libby’s Silence

Goodman discusses the implications of Scooter Libby’s commutation

July 05, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

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.

June 28, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

‘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.

June 14, 2007 |  Filed under  Upcoming Shows

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

June 14, 2007 |  Filed under  DN Archives

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.

June 13, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

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...

June 12, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!

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!

June 01, 2007 |  Filed under  Outreach Success Stories

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

CBS Silences General Dissent

Amy’s article recounts the view taken by CBS and other news organizations that peace activists are advocates and military generals are analysts.

May 30, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

Outreach at your local Wal-Mart!

May 24, 2007 |  Filed under  Outreach Success Stories

Trading Secrets

Amy’s Column sheds light on the Democratic Party’s closed-door trade deals with the White House

May 23, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

Give ’Em Hell, Mr. Terkel

Amy’s Column celebrating the life of the great journalist, Studs Terkel, on his 95th birthday.

May 15, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

A Shining Light Goes Out in Africa

Amy’s column on the death of Anthony Mitchell, an AP reporter whose courage and daring will be sorely missed

May 08, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

Amazing Research Resource for College Students

"Students have used DN! segments on topics ranging from the U.S. refusal to sign the Kyoto treaty, to the current situation in Haiti, to the culture of surveillance in the U.S. and privacy laws, to the East Timor situation."

May 01, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!

Voices From The Spanish Civil War

Check out Amy’s NEW column to learn more about a war whose history is rarely taught.

May 01, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

U.S. Frees International Terrorist

Read Amy’s column about the freeing of Luis Posada Carriles.

April 24, 2007 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Luis Posada Carriles