Democracy Now – December 11, 2018

Democracy Now

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

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Marcy Wheeler: Mueller Probe Could Lead to Indictment of the Trump Organization; Thousands Protest at U.N. Climate Summit in Coal-Heavy Poland, Facing Riot Police & Intimidation; As Polish Gov’t Promotes Coal, Advocate Warns Coal Hastens Climate Change, Devastates Human Health; “Shame On You!” Protesters Interrupt Trump Admin Promoting Coal & Fossil Fuels at U.N. Climate … Continued

Greg Grandin: George H.W. Bush’s 1989 Invasion of Panama Set the Stage for U.S. Wars to Come; Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: U.S. Owes Reparations to Panama over Bush’s Invasion; How George H.W. Bush’s Pardons for Iran-Contra Conspirators Set the Stage for Trump’s Impunity; Ariel Dorfman: George H.W. Bush Is Alive in His Many Victims … Continued

Mehdi Hasan on George H.W. Bush’s Ignored Legacy: War Crimes, Racism and Obstruction of Justice; Remembering George H.W. Bush’s Inaction on AIDS at Home While Detaining HIV+ Haitians at Guantánamo; Interview: Bernie Sanders on Ending Yemen War, Medicare for All, Green New Deal & the Stop BEZOS Act; Full Bernie Sanders Speech on Economic Justice, … Continued

Brother of Honduran President Is Arrested for Cocaine Trafficking as Migrants Flee Violent Drug War; “It Is Not a Natural Disaster”: Dana Frank on How U.S.-Backed Coup in Honduras Fueled Migrant Crisis; Honduras: As Berta Cáceres Murder Trial Nears End, Will True Perpetrators Be Brought to Justice? How Tear Gas Became a Favorite Weapon of … Continued

Witness: “No Warning” Before U.S. Border Patrol Started Tear Gassing Central American Asylum Seekers; Border Patrol Officer Who Shot Unarmed Teenager on Mexican Soil Is Acquitted of Manslaughter Charges; How a Climate Change-Fueled Drought & U.S.-Fed Violence Are Driving Thousands from Central America; U.S. Prisons Have a Mental Health Crisis. This Story of A New … Continued

Rev. Barber: MS Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Jokes About Hangings, But Her Policies Will Strangle the Poor; Rev. William Barber: Tear Gassing Central American Migrants is Inhumane, Unconstitutional, Immoral; Trump Admin Tries to Bury 1,656-Page Climate Report Warning of Devastating Health Impacts of Warming; Bill McKibben: New Report Reconfirms Climate Change is Shrinking Inhabitable Parts of … Continued