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Matt Taibbi on the Journalist & Politician Cheerleaders for Iraq War, Then & Now

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In this web-only conversation with Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone, we turn to Iraq. He recently wrote a piece for Rolling Stone titled "Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then Iraq War Was a Joke."

May 21, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Iraq, Media Analysis, Matt Taibbi

Remembering Malcolm X on His 90th Birthday

On the 90th anniversary of the birthday of Malcolm X, view our extensive archive of Macolm X speeches and related interviews.

May 19, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Malcolm X

Shocking Video: Texas Soldier Dies After Telling Jail Guards He Couldn’t Breathe 20 Times

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Newly released video captures the final moments of an active-duty soldier who died after self-reporting to an El Paso, Texas jail in 2012 for a two-day sentence for driving while intoxicated. Sgt. James Brown told guards he couldn’t breathe at least 20 times, as they piled on top of him, carried him to an infirmary, and placed a mask over his face.

May 15, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Prison, Police Brutality

Witness to an Extreme Century: Robert Jay Lifton Reflects on Decades of Work on Holocaust, Hiroshima

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For the past five decades, Robert Jay Lifton has written extensively on the psychological dimensions of war, from the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima to doctors who aided Nazi crimes to nuclear war.

May 07, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Nagasaki, Robert Jay Lifton

Ex-U.N. Official John Dugard: Israel’s Crimes are "Infinitely Worse" Than in Apartheid South Africa

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As Palestine joins the International Criminal Court, former U.N. Special Rapporteur John Dugard talks about how an apartheid case could be brought against Israel in the ICC. "I’m a South African who lived through apartheid," Dugard said. "I have no hesitation in saying that Israel’s crimes are infinitely worse than those committed by the apartheid regime of South Africa."

May 06, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Gaza, Israel & Palestine, South Africa, John Dugard

Baltimore Poets on Black Lives: Children Are Being Put Back in the Ground Before They’ve Even Lived

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"Your children are being put back in the ground before they’ve even lived yet," rapped Baltimore poet, Grim Jackson, during a rally Sunday calling for justice for Freddie Gray.

WATCH: Baltimore Prosecutor Charges Six Police Officers, Calls Freddie Gray’s Death a "Homicide"

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Watch full press conference by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby when she announced charges against six police officers. "To the people of Baltimore and the demonstrators across America, I heard your call for 'no justice, no peace.'"

May 01, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Freddie Gray, Police Brutality, Marilyn Mosby

Pt 2: Ralph Nader on Bernie Sanders, Corporate Control of the White House & the U.S. Drone War

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As independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont announces his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, we continue our conversation with former presidential candidate Ralph Nader, author of the new book, "Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015."

May 01, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Hillary Clinton, Ralph Nader

"Police Brutality Has No Borders": Parents of Missing Mexican Students on State Violence in the U.S.

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"Here in the United States, they are killing students, especially the African Americans, the same as in Mexico," said Anayeli Guerrero de la Cruz, sister of one of the 43 missing Mexican students.

Tom Hayden on 40th Anniv. of Fall of Saigon: We Are Meeting the Pentagon on Battlefield of Memory

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Many events marking the end of the Vietnam War are being organized by the Pentagon, but this weekend longtime antiwar activists will join youth organizers for a major conference in Washington, D.C., called "Vietnam: The Power of Protest. Telling the Truth. Learning the Lessons."

April 30, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Vietnam, Tom Hayden

Why Cuba Matters: Read an Excerpt from Tom Hayden’s New Book "Listen, Yankee!"

Watch Democracy Now! Thursday when we will interview Tom Hayden about his new book, "Listen, Yankee!: Why Cuba Matters," and discuss the historic normalization of diplomatic relations with the United States.

April 29, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Cuba, Author Interviews

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to Run for President, Focused on Inequality, Climate, Corporate Power

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On Thursday Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the 2016 presidential nomination on the Democratic ticket. Watch his interviews on Democracy Now!

April 28, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Democratic Party, Money & Politics

WATCH: Relatives of Missing Mexican Students Say U.S.-Backed Drug War Is Fueling the Violence

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Parents of 43 students missing in Mexico for seven months traveled to the United States to ask President Obama to stop funding Mexico’s drug war. We are joined by relatives of three of the students in our New York City studio.

WATCH: "Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten" Uncovers Cambodia’s Rock 'n' Roll Era Before the Khmer Rouge

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We play excerpts of "Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll" and speak with Mol Kagnol, guitarist and founding member of Cambodia’s first surf guitar band, Baksey Cham Krong, who lost 20 members of his family under the Khmer Rouge.

April 24, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Art & Politics, Music, Film, John Pirozzi, Kagnol Mol, LinDa Saphan

PART 2: Nelson Denis on the U.S. Persecution of Puerto Rican Independence Leader Pedro Albizu Campos

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Watch our extended interview with Nelson Denis, author of "War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony," and see excerpts of Pedro Albizu Campos’ 1950 speech made shortly before he was arrested.

April 21, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Puerto Rico, Nelson Denis, José Serrano

LISTEN: Extended interview with Khalifah al-Akili from Federal Prison; Says FBI Tried to Entrap Him

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Listen to our extended interview with Khalifah al-Akili, who is featured in the new film "(T)ERROR" about FBI sting operations that target innocent Americans.

April 20, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, War on Terror, Khalifah al-Akili

PART 2: Lawyer for Pakistani Scientist & Terror Suspect Aafia Siddiqui Asks If She is Alive

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Watch our extended interview with lawyer Steve Downs, of the National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms, about one of the most baffling cases in the so-called war on terror, the story of Aafia Siddiqui.

April 20, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, War on Terror, Steve Downs

Read the Letter Gyrocopter Pilot Doug Hughes Attempted to Deliver to Congress

A mailman from Florida landed a tiny personal aircraft known as a gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday in a protest to demand campaign finance reform. Doug Hughes was carrying letters to every member of Congress calling for them to address corruption.

April 16, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Money & Politics

Immigrant Mothers in Detention Launch Second Hunger Strike Despite Retaliation

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Mothers at a family detention center Texas say are on a second hunger strike despite threats of being separated from their children. They want bond hearings so they can be free while seeking asylum.

April 14, 2015 |  Filed under  Web Exclusive, Immigration, Texas, Immigrant Rights

Watch: Eduardo Galeano in Conversation with Arundhati Roy

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In 2006, two of the world’s most celebrated writers, Eduardo Galeano and Arundhati Roy, shared the stage of Town Hall in New York City for a historic evening of readings and dialogue.

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