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.
Watch clips from "Citizenfour" and see our in-depth interview with filmmaker Laura Poitras.
Two days after millions marched in France to honor the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack, Reporters Without Borders is urging the international community to protect press freedom across the globe.
Web Exclusive: Watch our extended discussion with the famed cartoonist, editor and comics advocate Art Spiegelman.
Scott Horton: "Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy" (Book Excerpt)
Read an excerpt from Scott Horton’s new book, "Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy."
As 2014 comes to an end, we look back at the 20 interviews that were watched and shared most widely on our website.
We continue our interview with Stanley Cohen, a lawyer directly involved in secret talks to win the freedom of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, who argues that the U.S. government missed a chance to prevent Kassig’s beheading last month by the Islamic State in Syria.
Our full 30-minute conversation marking the 25th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Panama featuring historian Greg Grandin, former Panamanian diplomat Humberto Brown and Col. Lawrence Wilkerson.
Watch our 2012 extended interview with journalist, filmmaker, author and professor Saul Landau. His film, "Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?" exposed U.S. support for violent anti-Castro militants.
In a Democracy Now! exclusive, the first freed member of the Cuban Five, René González, speaks out after a 13-year imprisonment in the United States. Watch our October 2013 interview.
Fact sheet from the White House detailing key components of the new U.S. policy approach to Cuba.
In a reported prisoner exchange, Cuba has released jailed USAID subcontractor Alan Gross after five years in prison while the United States is freeing the three remaining members of the Cuban Five — Gerardo Hernandez, Antonio Guerrero and Ramon Labañino.