Watch an extended web-only interview with Ilyasah Shabazz and A. Peter Bailey. They were both inside the Audubon Ballroom on Feb. 21, 1965, the day Malcolm X was shot dead. Shabazz was just two years old, while Bailey was among the last people to speak with Malcolm X that day.
Watch a recent address by Spain’s Podemos Secretary General Pablo Iglesias, a political science professor and activist who could become the country’s next prime minister if his anti-austerity party wins the national elections later this year.
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, watch his speech "The Ballot or the Bullet," an interview with Yuri Kuchiyama, who was with him when he was shot, our discussion with his biographer Manning Marable, and a debate between Malcolm X and James Baldwin.
Today is the 19th anniversary of the first radio broadcast of Democracy Now! from the studios of WPFW in Washington, D.C. Now we broadcast on more than 1,300 TV and radio stations across the world and reach millions of viewers and listeners through our website.
Watch Part 2 of our conversation with The Intercept investigative journalist Peter Maass about the Obama administration’s prosecution of former North Korea expert Stephen Kim for violating the Espionage Act.
In 2008, the legendary Detroit-based activist and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs joined Democracy Now! for an extended interview. In this never-aired excerpt, Boggs talks about how she knew Malcolm X and how he influenced her.
As The Intercept reveals the NSA and its British counterpart, GCHQ, hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, Christopher Soghoian of the American Civil Liberties Union discusses the ways that people can securely communicate.
For Valentine’s Day, we dug through the Democracy Now! archive to bring you these 20 stories.
Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous reports from Cairo as Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are ordered released on bail after over a year in prison.
Watch President Obama’s live statement seeking congressional authorization for war against the Islamic State.
Three Muslim students have been shot dead in a possible hate crime at the University of North Carolina. Deah Barakat, Yusor Mohammad and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha were killed Tuesday night when a gunman opened fire at a residential complex in Chapel Hill.
Jon Stewart is stepping down as host of the fake news program, The Daily Show. Watch his 2008 interview on Democracy Now! ahead of the Republican National Convention.
As NBC suspends Brian Williams for six months for lying about being in a U.S. military helicopter coming under fire in Iraq in 2003, we look back at our coverage dissecting the media’s lies and distortions in the lead up to the U.S.-led Iraq invasion.
The Islamic State is claiming a kidnapped U.S. aid worker has died in a Jordanian airstrike in northern Syria. Democracy Now! has learned Kayla Mueller, 26, had spent years working with refugees in Syria, Palestine, Israel and India.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has honored Amy Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Lifetime Achievement Award.
Part 2 of our conversation with British journalist Johann Hari, author of "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War of Drugs."
Read the first chapter of of "Guantánamo Diary" by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, the first and only public account written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee.
Part 2 of our conversation with Rigoberta Menchú following Monday’s sentencing of a former Guatemalan police chief who ordered an attack on 37 peasant activists and student organizers in 1980 who were occupying the Spanish Embassy in Guatemala City to protest government repression.
The Lost Dr. Martin Luther King Speech: How the Pacifica Radio Archives Unearthed a Piece of History
Brian DeShazor, director of the Pacifica Radio Archives, discusses how he discovered a lost recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In Part 2 of our interview, Diana Whitten, director of "Vessel," talks about how Brazilian women first discovered the medication misoprostol could be used to induce abortion, and how Dr. Rebecca Gomperts and her team have helped women to take the pills safely in countries where abortion is illegal.