Hello! You are part of a community of millions who seek out Democracy Now! each month for ad-free daily news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines. Maybe you come for our in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the voices of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We produce all of this news at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation. We do this without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How? This model of news depends on support from viewers and listeners like you. Today, less than 1% of our visitors support Democracy Now! with a donation each year. If even 3% of our website visitors donated just $10 per month, we could cover our basic operating expenses for a year. Pretty amazing right? If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make a monthly contribution.

Your Donation: $

Monday, April 15, 1996

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • It’s Tax Day!

    Taxes have figured prominently into many a Presidential election. Remember George Bush’s famous line "Read My Lips?" In an election year candidates who promise sweeping tax cuts seem to gain more popular support. But who is actually paying most of the taxes in this country and is the current system fair? What are the leading candidates proposing to do?

  • AFFIRMATIVE ACTION RALLY/MARCH.

    Sunday in San Francisco, the National Organization for Women sponsored a rally to save affirmative action. This November, Californians will vote on something called the "California Civil Rights Initiative," a ballot measure that would end affirmative action programs in the state. Pacifica Reporter Phillip Babich covered the rally for us and joins us for a discussion with taped highlights of this event.