Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – March 25, 2005


Naomi Klein Reveals New Details About U.S. Military Shooting of Italian War Correspondent in Iraq

Three weeks after being shot by US forces in Iraq, veteran Italian war correspondent Giuliana Sgrena is released from a military hospital. New details are emerging about the killing of the Italian agent who saved her life. We speak with independent journalist Naomi Klein, who just returned from meeting with Sgrena in Rome.


A Wolfowitz in Sheep’s Clothing?

We speak with award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein about the nomination of Paul Wolfowitz, one of the administration’s top neoconservatives and a chief architect of the invasion of Iraq.


Kyrgyzstan Protests Topple Government


Opposition protestors in Kyrgyzstan took over the presidential compound and other government buildings yesterday, effectively bringing President Askar Akayev’s government to collapse. We speak with the director Asia Program at the International Crisis Group.


Student Hunger Strike Secures Living Wage for Georgetown Workers


After a three-year campaign, students at Georgetown University have won their fight to secure living wages for university workers. The campaign – known as the Georgetown Living Wage Coalition – culminated in a nine-day hunger strike by over twenty students before the university accepted almost all of the campaign’s ten demands. We speak with one of the students who participated in the hunger strike.

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