Wednesday, January 28, 1998

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  • Sabina Virgo On the Criminalization of Poverty

    As accusations of sexual misconduct threaten to topple his presidency,President Clinton tried in his State of the Union address last night topersuade Americans that all’s well in the body politic. Today on DemocracyNow we’ll hear alternative perspectives on the true state of our nation.

  • Geronimo Pratt On the State of the Union

    Democracy Now! speaks with Geronimo Ji Jaga Pratt for a more personal view of the state of America today, based on his 27 years in prison. Pratt was freed last May after his murder conviction was thrown out. The former Black Liberation leader went to prison for the murder of a woman in Santa Monica, California, even though FBI telephone traces and eyewitnesses placed Pratt hundreds of miles away.