Juanita Nelson, a longtime civil rights activist, war tax resister and farmer, has died at the age of 91 in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Part 2 of our discussion with Bruce Schneier about about the golden age of surveillance and his new book, "Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World."
In the wake of the University of Oklahoma expelling two student fraternity members for leading a hateful song, we host a discussion on how academic institutions should address racism on campus.
British journalist Johann Hari recently sat down with Naomi Klein to discuss his new book, "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs."
As the nation prepares to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, we talk to historian Eric Foner about Reconstruction and the birth of a homegrown terrorist movement led by the Ku Klux Klan.
50th Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March: See DN! Interviews with Rep. John Lewis, Ava DuVernay
On the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery voting rights march known as "Bloody Sunday," watch our interviews with Rep. John Lewis, who helped organize the march as a young civil rights activist; and with "Selma" director Ava Duvernay.
The American Library Association has released its list of Notable Videos for Adults — 15 "outstanding" films from the past two years. Included in the list is "Harvest of Empire," based on the groundbreaking book of the same name by Democracy Now! co-host Juan González. The Oscar-nominated documentary "Dirty Wars," based on the book by investigative journalist and former Democracy Now! producer Jeremy Scahill, is also listed.
Watch Part 2 of our interview with Tom Robbins of The Marshall Project and former Attica prisoner Antonio Yarbough about "Attica’s Ghosts," a savage beating, a culture "beyond repair."
The Justice Department is calling for a major overhaul of Ferguson’s criminal justice system after finding systemic discrimination against African-American residents.
Read the DOJ reports issued today that find a "pattern and practice" of civil rights violations in Ferguson, and decline to bring criminal charges against Officer Darren Wilson for shooting unarmed African-American Michael Brown.
As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the United States to address the pro-Israeli lobby group AIPAC and Congress, we feature Noam Chomsky’s United Nations address on the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.
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.
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.
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.
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.