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Posted on: May 28, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Biologist Sandra Steingraber talks about the threats that fracking poses to our food, water, jobs, and even our health.

Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

News audiences are seeing an increasing number of "severe weather" warnings on TV, but little connection has been made to the role humans have played in driving climate change.

Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Vermont Health Care for All President Dr. Deb Richter discusses why a universal, single-payer healthcare system was needed in the state.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Rep. Dennis Kucinich talks about Ohio Democrats' plans to fight Gov. John Kasich's union-busting bill.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Japan raised the nuclear alert level from a four to a five, on par with Three Mile Island. This decision has shocked many nuclear experts who thought it should be higher.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales interview Democratic State Senator Chris Larson, who pledges to stay in Illinois until Walker's union-busting bill is killed.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Giffords' intern: Arizona "has been at the forefront of negative rhetoric."

Posted on: Dec 28, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Then-U.S. ambassador to France Craig Stapleton was concerned about France's decision to ban cultivation of GM corn produced by Monsanto and threatened recourse.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The object of warfare is to take over a country's land, raw materials and assets. Today you can do it financially simply by creating credit.

Posted on: May 12, 2010, Source: NY Daily News

Wealthy investors and major banks have been making windfall profits by using a little-known federal tax break to finance new charter-school construction.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The founder of Daily Kos slammed Kucinich for threatening to vote against the Democrats' healthcare reform bill. Kucinich defends his position.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Human rights groups say that Siddiqui, who has been found guilty of attempted murder, was forcibly disappeared by Pakistani officials in 2003 and tortured at the behest of the U.S.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Border guards held Goodman and her colleagues for an hour and a half, searching their belongings and telling them they could only stay in the country for two days.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

In its first review of the PATRIOT Act, the Court will rule on an anti-terror law outlawing any aid to groups on the State Department's list of terrorist groups.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Max Blumenthal's new book traces the rise of the Radical Right and how it captured control of the GOP and turned it into the party of Sarah Palin.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

While Defense Minister Ehud Barak claims that Israel has "the most moral army in the world," IDF soldiers suggest otherwise.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

John Pilger, Mahmood Mamdani, Raed Jarrar, Tariq Ali, Laura Carlsen, and more on Obama's troubling foreign policy ideas.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

"We use phrases like 'victory.' We should be using phrases like 'justice for the people of the Middle East.'"

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

A new book delves into the secret history of the vice presidency, revealing Cheney as "the father of the warrantless domestic surveillance program."

Posted on: Aug 17, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

With 300,000 security cameras in Beijing alone, China is at the forefront of the surveillance boom -- and U.S. corporations are reaping the profits.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Wages are stagnating, but productivity keeps going up. Author Steven Greenhouse explains why things are out of whack in the workplace.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

As Congress pieces together the White House torture program, former Army General Antonio Taguba condemns Bush's "systematic regime of torture."

Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Veteran reporter Patrick Cockburn broke the story of Bush's secret Iraq plan. He explains its terrible implications for Iraqi sovereignty.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2006, Source: Democracy Now!

A scandalous new report shows how widespread and pernicious fake news has become.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2006, Source: Democracy Now!

<b>News</b>: Thousands of high school students walked out of their schools this week to protest the anti-immigrant House bill.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

On Nov.2, 20 college students in Virginia staged a walkout on the World Can't Wait day of action. The school administration shut down the protest and threatened to expel them.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2004, Source: Democracy Now!

Gore Vidal reflects on Imperial America, a place where the president can march through a dry forest starting fires.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2002, Source: In These Times

Environmental and city officials repeatedly withheld clear evidence of toxic contamination around Ground Zero for political reasons.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2000, Source: In These Times

As someone who has spent years chronicling racism, I know that the average black cop battles against far more prejudice than most of the young, white radicals who came to LA could ever hope to imagine. Not to recognize that those same cops could be allies, not enemies, is an arrogance and immaturity the new movement cannot afford.

Posted on: May 15, 2000, Source: In These Times

On Vieques, a tiny island off the coast of Puerto Rico, a major political upheaval has erupted during the past few months, taking Washington by surprise and sparking unprecedented unity among Puerto Rico's 3.8 million inhabitants.