Dear Democracy Now! Visitor: We are an independent, ad-free daily news program that serves millions of viewers and listeners each month. Our show is special because we make it our priority to go where the silence is. We put a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We do all of this with just a fraction of the budget and staff of a commercial news show. We do it without ads, corporate sponsorship or government funding. How is this possible? Only with your support. If everyone who visited our website in the next week donated just $15, we would cover all of our operating costs for the year. We can't do it without you. Please donate today. It takes just a couple of minutes to do your part to make sure Democracy Now! is there for you and everybody else.

Your Donation: $

Tuesday, June 18, 1996

download:   Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • The lessons learned from 81 days standoff

    The FBI is celebrating its victory in Jordan, Montana where after an 81 days standoff members of the anti government freeman group surrendered to the authorities. There were several law breaking activities by the freeman group, that ranged from fake money orders, tax fraud, to political terrorist activities against people that would disagree with them like kidnapping a local judge. Ken Tool explains about what he has learned from following this movement for years and the terrorism of the far right. Also the reaction of the locals to this standoff were discussed.

  • Getting the Congress on the Internet

    Chris Casey talks about his experiences and views of how to get the congress on line.

  • The INS releases the leader of Haiti’s Death Squad.

    This weekend President Clinton released one of Haiti’s most feared leaders of Haiti’s death squad, Emanuel Constant. This happened two years after President Clinton used the  
    brutality of Haitian government forces as a reason to attack Haiti. Possible reasons behind this decision are discussed, including the connection of Constant and CIA.