Democracy Now – October 24, 2017

Democracy Now

Democracy Now! is a daily independent award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

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California wildfires have killed at least 42 people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses, scorching more than 200,000 acres—roughly the size of New York City. The blazes are the deadliest since record keeping began. As global temperatures continue to rise, we’ll look at the link between fires and climate change with Max Moritz, fire … Continued


As Deadly Wildfires Rage in California, a Look at How Global Warming Fuels Decades of Forest Fires; Weeks After Hurricane, Puerto Rico Lacks Water, Working Hospitals, Electricity & Considers Solar; Rev. Jesse Jackson: Colin Kaepernick is a “Martyr” & Deserves the Right to Play Football; Rev. Jesse Jackson: Defend the Constitutional Right to Vote & … Continued


As Catalonia Plans Independence from Spain, Julian Assange Advises Organizers on Secure Messaging; Julian Assange: Accusations of WikiLeaks & Trump Campaign Ties to Russia are “Not Consequential”; Judge Denies Bail to Whistleblower Reality Winner, Citing Her Admiration for Snowden and Assange; New Yorkers Call for Indigenous Peoples’ Day & Removal of Columbus Statue; Julian Assange … Continued


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