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, October 11, 2006

  • North Korea Warns of New Tests As Nuclear Standoff Intensifies

    Kimjongil10-11

    North Korea has warned that increased US pressure over its reported nuclear test would be considered an act of war. We get analysis from North Korea expert and University of Chicago professor Bruce Cumings. [includes rush transcript]

  • Minuteman Founder Jim Gilchrist Storms Off Democracy Now! Debate With Columbia Student Organizer

    Gilchristj10-11

    The anti-immigration group the Minuteman Project announced yesterday that they are seeking to strip Columbia University of federal funding for what they say are violations of their civil rights. Last week, student demonstrators disrupted a speech by Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist who was invited to the school by the College Republicans. Gilchrist and student organizer Karina Garcia joins us for a debate that ends when Gilchrist abruptly pulls the plug. [includes rush transcript]

  • Cable News Confidential: FAIR Founder Jeff Cohen on his misadventures in corporate media

    Cablenewsconfidential

    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) founder, media critic and pundit Jeff Cohen has written a new book. Cohen dissects the cable news channels and finds serious failures in how they cover the most urgent issues of the day. He joins us in our firehouse studio. [includes rush transcript]