Democracy Now! 2010-11-30 Tuesday
Headlines for November 30, 2010; “We Have Not Seen Anything Yet”: Guardian Editor Says Most Startling WikiLeaks Cables Still to be Released; Noam Chomsky: WikiLeaks Cables Reveal “Profound Hatred for Democracy on the Part of Our Political Leadership”
Noam Chomsky on the Economy, U.S. Midterm Elections, Climate Change, Haiti, and More
Democracy Now! 2010-12-01 Wednesday
Headlines for December 01, 2010; WikiLeaks Cables Reveal U.S. Tried to Thwart Spanish Probes of Gitmo Torture and CIA Rendition; Leaked Cables Reveal U.S. Pressured Spain to Drop Case of Cameraman Killed in 2003 Attack on Journalists in Baghdad; As GOP Appears to Win Extension of Bush-Era Tax Cuts for Wealthy, Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls for “War on Poverty”
Democracy Now! 2010-12-02 Thursday
Headlines for December 02, 2010; Attorney Confirms WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange in Britain, Responds to U.S. Attacks; Jeremy Scahill: WikiLeaks Cables Confirm Secret U.S. War Ops in Pakistan; U.N. Special Rapporteur Juan Méndez: Instead of Focusing on Assange; Professor, Author Jacob Hacker on “Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer – And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class”
Democracy Now! 2010-12-03 Friday
Headlines for December 03, 2010; Is WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange a Hero? Glenn Greenwald Debates Steven Aftergood of Secrecy News; Abandoning “Net Neutrality,” FCC Chair Backs Two-Tiered Internet Fees ; Greenpeace Sues Chemical Companies for Corporate Espionage
Democracy Now! 2010-12-06 Monday
Headlines for December 06, 2010; Climate Talks in Jeopardy as Industrialized Nations Threaten Kyoto Protocol; Pressing the Silence: At the U.N. Climate Change Conference, the Media Center is Oddly Quiet; Small Farmers Gather for Alternative Global Forum on Climate Change and Social Justice; Pablo Solon Responds to Secret U.S. Manipulation of Climate Talks Revealed in WikiLeaks Cable; Fmr. Irish President Mary Robinson Calls for Global Climate Justice Fund.
Democracy Now! 2010-12-07 Tuesday
Headlines for December 07, 2010; Glenn Greenwald on the Arrest of Julian Assange and the U.S. “War on WikiLeaks”; Democracy Now! Questions Chief E.U. Climate Negotiator about WikiLeaks Cables; U.S. Climate Envoy Refuses to Answer Democracy Now!’s Questions on WikiLeaks Cables’ Account of Summit Manipulation; Gaurdian Environment Editor John Vidal on WikiLeaks Cables and U.S. Manipulation of Climate Talks; Bill McKibben: Climate Talks So Weakened by U.S., Major Polluters that Walkout Could Be Good News for Planet; Nigerian Environmental Activist Nnimmo Bassey Wins Right Livelihood Award.
Democracy Now! 2010-12-31 Friday
Democracy Now! 2011-01-04 Tuesday
Headlines for January 04, 2011; Eyewitnesses Describe Death of Palestinian Woman in Israeli Tear Gas Attack; Ivory Coast Showdown: A Discussion on the Political Crisis in West Africa; Sudan Referendum: “A Real Turning Point for the People of Africa,” Says Horace Campbell
Democracy Now! 2011-01-06 Thursday
Headlines for January 06, 2011; Crackdown on Organized Labor: States Call for Wage & Benefits Cuts, Urge Laws to Curb Union Influence; Phil Ochs: The Life and Legacy of a Legendary American Folk Singer
Democracy Now! 2011-01-07 Friday
Headlines for January 07, 2011; From Wall Street to the White House: Obama Taps JPMorgan Exec William Daley for Chief of Staff; Legendary Muckraking Reporter Wayne Barrett Laid Off from Village Voice; As Activists Plan Protest for 9th Anniv. of Guantánamo, Former Gitmo Commander Subpoenaed in Spain over Prisoner Torture.
Democracy Now! 2011-01-17 Monday
SPECIAL: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in His Own Words
The Egyptian Revolution: A Democracy Now! Special on Mubarak’s Resignation
As news of Hosni Mubarak’s resignation breaks, Democracy Now! broadcasts live reaction from Tahrir Square and beyond with Senior Producer Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Correspondent Anjali Kamat. “People are holding their hands up in victory,” reports Kouddous. “This will be a day that no one will ever forget.” We are also joined on the phone from Cairo by Egyptian activiss Mona El Seif and Salma al-Tarzi, blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah, Feminist Nawal El Saadawi, acclaimed writer Ahdaf Soueif, and Egyptian Historian Khaled Fahmy who tells Amy Goodman, “I never really thought I would see this glorious moment in my lifetime.” Mohamed Abdel Dayem with the Committee to Protect Journalists discusses the new freedom of he press. We also hear from veteran Middle East journalist Robert Fisk and Columbia professor Rashid Khalidi about what is next for Egypt. “Many people in Washington would love a neoliberal future for Egypt,” says Khalidi. “But the two things that are essential are Egypt’s geo-political alignment with the country and cites acquiescence in Israeli regional domination.”
Democracy Now! 2011-02-18 Friday
Headlines for February 18, 2011; Uprising in Wisconsin: Tens of Thousands Protest Anti-Union Bill, as Wisconsin Lawmakers Leave State to Stall Vote ; “A Celebration, Not a Protest”: Massive Crowd Packs Cairo’s Tahrir Square to Mark One Week Since Mubarak’s Ouster; “It’s Time to Push the Borders of Freedom”: Egyptian Students Defiantly Publish Newspaper Without Government Permission; Egyptian Uprising Fueled by Striking Workers Across Nation; Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Beaten, Arrested for Silent Protest at Clinton Speech.
Democracy Now! 2011-02-21 Monday
Headlines for February 21, 2011; “Iran, the Green Movement and the USA”: Hamid Dabashi On the Future of the Iranian Pro-Democracy Movement; Massacre in Libya: Witnesses Say Protesters Have Taken Control of Benghazi Despite Gov’t Violence ; “Libya is Forever Changed by These Events”: Libyan Poet and Scholar Khaled Mattwa on the Pro-Democracy Movement Amid Government Violence; “We Have a Fire in the House of Labor. We Are Here to Put it Out”: Wisconsin Firefighters and Police Officers Join Massive Protests Against Anti-Union Bill.
Democracy Now! 2011-02-22 Tuesday
Headlines for February 22, 2011; “Gaddafi Cares More for Himself and His Power than He Cares for Anybody in Libya”: Libyan American Activist Abdulla Darrat on Bloody Crackdown on Protesters; Rev. Jesse Jackson Marches in Madison as Thousands Defend Public Employees and Unions; “Today is a Serious Showdown”: Thousands Occupy Wisconsin Capitol Building Ahead of Anti-Union Vote; Labor Protests to Defend Collective Bargaining Rights Spread to Ohio; Matt Taibbi: “Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail?”; Judge Conviced in Pennsylvania Kids-for-Cash Scheme, Faces Long Prison Term and Class-Action Lawsuit.
Democracy Now! 2011-02-24 Thursday
Headlines for February 24, 2011; Juan Gonzalez Wins 2010 George Polk Award for Exposing $80M CityTime Scandal; Glenn Greenwald on the Assange Extradition Ruling, the Jailing of Bradley Manning, and the Campaign to Target WikiLeaks Supporters; Obama Withdraws Support for Anti-LGBT Defense of marriage Act; “Everywhere There is Graffiti Saying, ‘Welcome to the New Free Lybia'”: Democracy Now! Correspondent Anjali Kamat Reports; Billionaire Right-Wing Koch Brothers Fund Wisconsin Governor Campaign and Anti-Union Push.
Democracy Now! 2011-02-25 Friday
Headlines for February 25, 2011; Thousands Feared Dead in Gaddafi’s Crackdown on Libyan Uprising; Protesters Expect 100,000 in Madison as Assembly OKs Anti-Union Bill; Despite Exemption from Anti-Union Bill, Wisconsin Firefighters Stand with Public Sector Workers; “Until We Throw This Bill Out, We Can’t Come Back:” Wisconsin State Senator Chris Larson Remains in Illinois; Policing & Protesting: Wisconsin Officers Patrol Capitol, But join in Demonstrations; “Gov. Walker Needs to Get Over His Koch Addiction”: Labot Activists Protest Koch Brothers’ Madison Office; Teachers, Students among First to Protest at Wisconsin Capitol; Wisconsin’s Uprising: A Guided Tour of the 11-Day Protest Encampment Inside the State Capitol in Madison.
Democracy Now! 2011-02-28 Monday
Headlines for February 28, 2011; Voices from the 100,000-Strong Protest for Workers’ Rights in Wisconsin; Defying Gov. Walker, Wisconsin Protesters Refuse to Leave Capitol Building; Libyans in “Liberated” Eastern Cities Balance Self-Government with Supporting Tripoli Resistance: Anjali Kamat Reports; Libyans Organize Citizen Councils to Run Cities Liberated from Pro-Gaddafi Loyalists; As Death Toll Grows, 100,000 Flee Libyan Violence.
Democracy Now! 2011-03-02 Wednesday
Headlines for March 02, 2011; Prof. Horace Campbell: Peace & Justice Movement Should Oppose U.S.-Led Intervention in Libya; U.N.: More than 140,000 Have Fled Libyan Clashes; U.S. Silent on Deadly Iraqi Gov’t Crackdown on Protests; 300 Arrested in Sweeps Targeting Dissidents; Labor Protests Spread: Thousands Rally Against Anti-Union Bill in Ohio; As Demonstrators Remain Locked Out, Wisconsin Gov. Walker Unveils Budget to Slash Education, Gov’t Aid; Indiana Dems Vow to Remain in Illinois to Stall Anti-Union Bill; Idaho Students Stage Walk-Out to Oppose Teacher Layoffs, Collective Bargaining Curbs.
Democracy Now! 2011-03-03 Thursday
Headlines for March 03, 2011; As Gaddafi Forces Launch New Attacks, Reports on the Ground from a Divided Libya; “Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin”: Media Parroting Walker’s False Claims of Taxpayer “Subsidies” for Workers’ Pensions; NATO Gunships Kill 9 Afghan Children; 3rd Reported Attack on Afghan Civilians in 2 Weeks; Bradley Manning Hit With New Charges in Wikileaks Case, Including “Aiding the Enemy”
Democracy Now! 2011-03-04 Friday
Headlines for March 04, 2011; Environmentalist Tim DeChristopher Found Guilty of Sabotaging Oil and Gas Auction; Faces up to 10 Years in Jail; Leaked EPA Documents Expose Decades-Old Effort to Hide Dangers of Natural Gas Extraction; Natural Gas Industry Attacks Oscar-Nominated Film “Gasland” for Chronicling Devastating Impact of Hydraulic Fracking; Michael Hastings: Army Deploys Psychological Operations on U.S. Senators in Afghanistan.
Democracy Now! 2011-03-11 Friday
Headlines for March 11, 2011; Japan Struck by One of Biggest Earthquakes in Recorded History, Tsunamis Threaten Pacific Basin; Walkouts, Bank Boycotts and Recalls: Wisconsin Protests Intensify as Union-Busting Legislation Pushed through State Assembly; Mother of 9/11 Victim Condemns King Hearing on Muslim “Radicalization”.