Democracy Now – May 26, 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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Jeremy Scahill on Trump’s Embrace of Duterte’s Deadly War on Drugs in the Philippines; Scahill & Greenwald: What If All Victims of War Received the Media Attention of Manchester Victims?Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald: Criminalizing WikiLeaks is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere; Journalist Desmond Cole on How the Toronto Star Tried to Silence His Activism … Continued

Tariq Ali: Manchester Bombing is Part of Vicious Cycle, Likely Blowback from Ongoing War on Terror; Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Trump’s Budget Takes a Sledgehammer to What Remains of the American Dream; Rep. Al Green to Draft Articles of Impeachment Against Trump, Citing Obstruction of Justice; Texas Rep. Al Green Faces Threats of Lynching & Murder … Continued

As Last Confederate Statue Is Removed in New Orleans, Will School Names & Street Signs Follow? What Impact Will the Manchester Bombing Have on U.S. Attempt at Palestine-Israel Peace Process? NYC Councilman on Parade Honoring Oscar López Rivera: Don’t Tell People Who Their Heroes Should Be; As Trump Visits Israel, How Can Palestine Negotiate Peace … Continued

CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou: We Should Be Considering Impeachment If Trump Obstructed FBI Probe; Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Probe U.S. Border Patrol over Killing of Mexican Father; Border Angels Resist Trump’s Immigration Crackdown with Services and Water for Border-Crossing Migrants; Activists Sue to Block Plans to Bury 3.6 Million Pounds of Nuclear Waste … Continued

Donald Trump is Deep into Watergate Territory Now: Former Congresswoman Who Probed Nixon Speaks Out; Neuroscientist Carl Hart: We Need to Stop Jeff Sessions from Escalating the Racist War on Drugs; Columbia Neuroscientist Receives Death Threats for Speaking Out Against Deadly Philippines Drug War; Son of Hunger-Striking Palestinian Leader Marwan Barghouti: I Haven’t Touched My … Continued

Donald Trump Orders “Election Integrity” Commission Headed by Architects of Voter Suppression; On Black Mama’s Bail Out Day, “Goal is to Free Our People from These Cages” Before Mother’s Day; Jailed Reporter Barrett Brown on Press Freedom, FBI Crimes & Why He Wouldn’t Do Anything Differently; Would Trump Have Won Wisconsin—or the 2016 Election—Without Widespread … Continued

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