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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

Democracy Now! Featured in Classrooms Around the World

"I show the class the DN! website, and show them how to use the search engine to find segments they can use as sources in their papers."

April 17, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! Featured in Be The Media by David Mathison.

Democracy Now! is featured prominently in the upcoming book Be The Media by David Mathison:

April 17, 2007 |  Filed under  Outreach Success Stories

A Learning and Teaching Tool for Educators

"I was a student-teacher last year for U.S. History and I often used the search engine for the different subjects I was going to teach."

April 16, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!

High School Humanities Class Studies Colonialism Using Democracy Now!

"My 9th grade Humanities students have just begun a very brief study of European imperialism in Africa."

April 15, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is Used to Engage Student’s Critical Thinking and Writing Skills

“I have used a written interview from Democracy Now! as part of a unit on Social Change that I do in an advanced writing class."

April 14, 2007 |  Filed under  Events

Independent Media Educates

"Democracy Now! works especially well in teaching a unit on Media & Politics."

April 13, 2007 |  Filed under  Teach Democracy Now!