Democracy Now – August 22, 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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Exclusive: Stonewall Jackson’s Great-Great-Grandsons Call for Removal of Confederate Monuments; Life After Hate: Trump Admin Stops Funding Former Neo-Nazis Who Now Fight White Supremacy; “Vile, Hateful & Racist”: A Fargo Family Disowns White Supremacist Relative After Charlottesville; The Monuments Must Go: An Open Letter From Great, Great Grandsons of Stonewall Jackson.


Ta-Nehisi Coates: I Would Like to See Donald Trump Resign & Leave White House; Ta-Nehisi Coates: With a Racist in the White House, the Bloodshed in Charlottesville was Predictable; “We Were 8 Years in Power”: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Obama, Trump & White Fear of “Good Negro Government”; Ta-Nehisi Coates on How Cities & Municipalities Are … Continued


We spend the hour examining the “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend that erupted into violence, resulting in three deaths. After a torchlit march of hundreds on the University of Virginia campus Friday night, more than 1,000 white nationalists descended on the city on Saturday to oppose a plan to … Continued


Forget Russia. Is Provoking a Nuclear War with North Korea Grounds for Impeachment? Journalist Allan Nairn on Trump Administration’s Revolutionary Dismantling of U.S. Government; Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Urges Trump to Privatize Afghan War & Install Viceroy to Run Nation; A Rightist Revolution: Allan Nairn on Trump Admin’s Radical Agenda to Roll Back Social Progress.


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