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Celebrate 25 Years of Democracy Now! (Virtual Event)

New York, NY (Virtual)

December 07, 2021 | Tuesday | 8:00 pm
New York, NY 10001 ( see map )
Democracy Now! will celebrate 25 years on the air with a virtual event on Tuesday Dec. 7th at 8 p.m. ET

Special guests will include:

Noam Chomsky, world-renowned political dissident and author

Angela Davis, legendary activist and scholar

Danny Devito, Emmy Award-winning actor

Martín Espada, National Book Award-winning poet

Winona LaDuke, Indigenous leader

Arundhati Roy, the acclaimed Indian writer and activist

Greta Thunberg, Swedish climate activist

The event will also feature musical performances by the Grammy Award-winning Mexican singer & songwriter Lila Downs and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine.

Amy Goodman, Juan González & Nermeen Shaikh will host the virtual event which will stream at democracynow.org.

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Amy Goodman

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Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....

Juan González

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Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 30 years and was a staff columnist at the New York Daily News from 1987 to 2016. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010), and the first reporter in New York City to consistently expose the health effects arising from the September 11, 2001...

Nermeen Shaikh

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Nermeen Shaikh is a producer and co-host of Democracy Now! Nermeen has previously worked in research and non-governmental organizations and has an M.Phil. from Cambridge University. She is the author of The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power (Columbia University Press). You can watch her TEDx talk here