SCOTUS is poised to allow the Trump admin to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census in a move that could lead to 6 million people not responding; We speak to economist Joseph Stiglitz about his new book, "People, Power, and Profits."
A right-wing vigilante group in New Mexico terrorizes hundreds of migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border; Students in Arizona and at Johns Hopkins protest immigration authorities and police on campus; D. Watkins on his new book "We Speak for Ourselves."
Coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka kill at least 290 and injure hundreds more, with government officials blaming a radical Islamist group for the bloodshed; Indigenous environmental activist Dallas Goldtooth speaks about Trump's pipeline approvals.
Award-winning journalists Glenn Greenwald and David Cay Johnston return to Democracy Now! for a debate on the redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller, released on Thursday, and what it means for the Trump administration.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez collaborates with The Intercept and illustrator Molly Crabapple to produce a video imagining a future shaped by the Green New Deal; As William Barr prepares to release the Mueller report, we hear from Noam Chomsky on Russiagate.
Protesters shut down traffic outside New York City Hall Wednesday, partially blocking access to the Brooklyn Bridge, staging a die-in to demand radical action on climate change and remaining in the streets until the police arrested at least 62 people.
300 climate activists arrested in Extinction Rebellion protests in London; Over 170 killed in Libya in warlord assault on Tripoli; Bowing to pressure, ICC drops probe into possible U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan.
Paris mourns after a fire rips through the Notre-Dame cathedral; Palestinian activist & BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti speaks out after being denied entry to the U.S.; Ilhan Omar faces a spike in death threats amid new attacks from Trump & the NY Post.
Bill McKibben sounded the alarm on climate change in 1989. Three decades later, he says we haven't done enough to avert disaster; A former general running for president of Indonesia reportedly has plans to purge his political enemies, if elected.
We spend the hour with Noam Chomsky, who spoke with Amy Goodman at Boston's historic Old South Church. The world-renowned dissident discussed threats to democracy from far-right governments around the world, as well as the need for popular resistance.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police today after Ecuador rescinded asylum it offered him in 2012, opening him up to extradition to the United States; Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir is ousted by the country's military.
Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have secured a fifth term as prime minister following a close Israeli election in which Palestinians saw few differences between the parties; How underfunding and corporatization of higher education impacts academic freedom.
The Trump administration designates Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization. We speak with Trita Parsi; After pushing out DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Trump demands even more hard-line policies.
As NATO turns 70, Trump's call for more defense spending from member states could grow the size of already-bloated militaries and possibly fuel a new arms race; Anti-nuclear activists facing up to 25 years in prison for a 2018 protest share their story.
As events in Washington, D.C., mark the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, we look at the Trump administration’s push for NATO countries to increase military spending. During an Oval Office meeting Tuesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Trump demanded Germany and other NATO countries increase their military spending from 2 to 4% of GDP. We speak with Joe Cirincione, president of the global security foundation Ploughshares Fund, in a web...
Boeing admits fault for the first time in two 737 Max 8 crashes; Ralph Nader, whose grandniece died on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, calls for Boeing to be held accountable; How defense contractors benefit from Trump's call for more NATO spending.