Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – April 11, 2005

Extreme Unilateralist or Strong Leader? A Debate on UN Ambassador Nominee John Bolton

The confirmation hearings for John Bolton – Bush’s choice for US ambassador to the United Nations – begin today in Washington. We host a debate with Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies and Peter Brookes of the Heritage Foundation.

Fmr. Honduran Human Rights Commissioner: "Impossible Negroponte Did Not Know About Human Rights Violations" in Honduras

Senate confirmation hearings on John Negroponte’s nomination to the post of National Intelligence Director are scheduled to begin Tuesday. We take a look at his record as U.S. ambassador to Honduras with a Honduran activist whose brother was disappeared by Honduran security forces, the former Honduran National Human Rights Commissioner and a filmmaker who has profiled human rights issues in Latin America.

Venezuela: Revolution in Progress

Today is the third anniversary of the failed coup attempt to overthrow democratically elected Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. We speak with filmmaker Matt O’Neil about his new documentary, "Venezuela: Revolution in Progress."

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