Expanding the VP Debate with Green Party VP Ajamu Baraka
No to Violence, Yes to Dialogue: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mairead Maguire on Path to Peace Today; Liberian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee: How a Sex Strike Propelled Men to Refuse War; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Launches Campaign to Stop Killer Robots After Winning Ban on Landmines; Nobel Laureates Call on “Militaristic” United States … Continued
Democracy Now expanded live broadcast continues. Scheduled guests include: Angela Davis, Danny Glover, Alice Walker, Ralph Nader, Rita Dove, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Van Jones, Sonia Sanchez, Julian Bond, Marian Wright Edelman, Barbara Ehrenreich, Sweet Honey in the Rock and Mos Def.
Democracy Now Second Hour
Democracy Now! covers the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Health Care Reform.
As NATO Meets in Chicago, Bill Ayers & Bernardine Dohrn Condemn “Militarized Arm of the 1 Percent”; “What Have We Been Doing?”: Decorated Veteran Aaron Hughes to Return War Medals at Anti-NATO Protest; FBI Crackdown on Anti-War Groups Targets Chicano, Brown Beret Activist Carlos Montes. HeadlinesMay 16, 2012 DOJ Probes JPMorgan Chase for $2 … Continued
Crony Capitalism: After Lobbying Against New Financial Regulations, JPMorgan Loses $2B in Risky Bet; Ex-Financial Regulator William Black: Austerity is Sinking Economies from Europe to U.S.; As Obama OKs Weapons to Bahrain, Neurosurgeon Tortured by Regime Faces Trial for Treating Protesters; “Magic Soap” Maker David Bronner on Labeling Genetically Modified Food, Fair Trade, the War … Continued
Noam Chomsky: Palestinian Hunger Strike A Protest Against “Violations of Elementary Human Rights”; Chomsky: Occupy Wall Street “Has Created Something That Didn’t Really Exist” in U.S. — Solidarity; Noam Chomsky on WikiLeaks, Obama’s Targeted Assassinations and Latin America’s Break From the U.S. HeadlinesMay 14, 2012 49 Mutilated Bodies Found in Mexico 11 Killed in … Continued
Playwright Tony Kushner Hails Obama’s Support for Same-Sex Marriage: “I Felt the Earth Move”; Maurice Sendak (1928-2012): Tony Kushner on the Life and Legacy of Legendary Children’s Author; Tony Kushner on the Overlooked “Radicalism” and Lessons of Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency; Mexican Poet Javier Sicilia Leads U.S. Peace Caravan to Expose Drug War’s Human Toll. HeadlinesMay … Continued