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: $

Thursday, February 26, 1998

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Paul Robeson Commerorated at Grammys

    Legendary singer, scholar, actor, athlete and political activist Paul Robeson was given a posthumous lifetime achievement Grammy Award last night.

  • Iraq Crisis

    Four people were arrested at the White House last night and 25 were arrested at the US Mission to the United Nations yesterday afternoon. Democracy Now’s Jeremy Skahill covered the UN protest.

  • Puerto Rico’s Political Status

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Spanish-American War and the US colonization of the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Indeed, Puerto Rico is this country’s largest and longest-held colony. And now Congress appears ready to finally take up the question of Puerto Rico’s status once and for all.