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: $

Wednesday, May 6, 1998

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Father Michael Lapsley Helps South Africa with Apartheid Wounds

    In April 1990, Father Michael Lapsley was the target of a letter bomb from South Africa. The explosion took out the ceiling of three rooms of his house and made a huge hole in the floor. Lapsley survived, but lost an eye and both hands.

  • Interview with ANC Whip Sisulu

    Today, we continue our conversation with Max Sisulu about his family’s decades of exile, imprisonment and legendary resistance. He is the ANC chief whip of the South African parliament and former commander of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the ANC. He was in exile for 27 years, the same number of years his father spent in prison. Walter Sisulu was the founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe and a close friend of President Nelson Mandela..