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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/ ...
 
Real Democracy Now! a podcast answers the question: can we do democracy differently? If you're dissatisfied with the current state of democracy but not sure how it could be improved this is the podcast for you. You'll hear from experts and activists as well as everyday people about how democracy works and how it can be improved. Then you get to choose which reforms you think would make the most difference.
 
Arguably, one of the most influential and insightful pieces of work concerned with American political life, Democracy in America directs itself towards American politics and society, and is considered to be one the best books written on the subject. Published in 2 volumes, in 1835 and 1840, Tocqueville records his findings after studying the thriving nation in his nine month exploratory journey. The young French aristocrat first came to America on an official assignment to study the American ...
 
Keeping democracy alive Democracy is not a spectator sport, it requires informed participating citizens. On Keeping Democracy Alive, we delve into dynamics that both inhibit democracy and reinvigorate it. looking into issues from: domestic economic issues to foreign, labor, trade, and education policy, NSA spying, the drug war, prison, police, and judicial issues, electoral and protest politics, middle east realities, right and left wing populism, environmental and energy issues, the wealth ...
 
The Democracy That Delivers podcast is about democratic and economic development and the intersection between the two. Through their personal stories, guests share how their work is helping build stronger democratic institutions in countries all over the world and how they are tackling some of the major governance challenges that many countries face today. The weekly discussion covers a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, governance, rule of law, and the role of the private sect ...
 
This rousing collection of videos portray the vibrant global movement of movements devoted to environmental health, justice, dignity, diversity, and democracy – to human rights and the rights of nature. It opposes the concentration of wealth and distribution of poverty. It augurs an ecologically literate, just civilization where taking care of nature means taking care of people – and taking care of people means taking care of nature. Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social ...
 
An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting democratic qualities in students and educators alike. (Introduction by timferreira)
 
Since its origins, democracy has been a work in progress. Today, many question its resilience. How to Fix Democracy, a collaboration of the Bertelsmann Foundation and Humanity in Action, explores practical solutions for how to address the increasing threats democracy faces. Host Andrew Keen interviews prominent international thinkers and practitioners of democracy. Their conversations are designed to provoke discussion and curiosity about the state and future of democracy across the globe.
 
All over the world, liberal democracy is getting turned upside-down. Autocratic leaders are using populist appeals, the partisan media and the power of their offices to short-circuit deliberation and consensus. They flout the rule of law, unleash the police on their own people, suppress dissent and attack voting rights. So what can you do about it? Join hosts Will Hitchcock and Siva Vaidhyanathan on Democracy in Danger — a show that puts the illiberal turn in context. Each week Will and Siva ...
 
From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one. The book was written in 1993 by Gene Sharp (b. 1928), a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. The book has been published in many countries worldwide and translated into more than 30 languages. Editions in many languages are also published by the Albert Einstein Institution of Bo ...
 
Democracy in Crisis is a weekly podcast on national news hosted by Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner, and produced by Mark Gunnery for the Center for Emerging Media. It is the audio component of a larger project that includes a weekly syndicated column, which appears in a number of alternative weekly newspapers and websites around the country, and a blog you can find at democracyincrisis.com. We are proud to appear in the Baltimore City Paper, Washington City Paper, Charleston City Paper, Pitts ...
 
The Democracy Paradox explores the diverse range of perspectives and insights about democracy through an interview format. Every week new scholars are invited to share their breakthrough research or bold ideas about politics, economics, and society. Most interviews are stand alone episodes, but some are tied together like the three episode arc "Resistance, Revolution, Democracy" which explored the concept of civil resistance and revolution to produce democracies. These three interviews featu ...
 
Cram more political news and analysis than necessary straight down your ears with Resistors-In-Chief Billy Domineau, Cate Freedman, and Oscar Montoya. Each week, these radically slightly-left-of-center-but-really-let’s-not-get-hung-up-on-labels thinkers bring you the latest punditry, loudest volume, and most available guests to help you feel like you’re doing your part! Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.
 
In this series, Jennifer Allsopp and Xiren Wang bring you fresh knowledge and insight from the team at the Immigration Initiative at Harvard, led by our Director, Professor Roberto G. Gonzales, and featuring voices from the field. Join us as we get to know our neighbors through their stories. This podcast is hosted by Dr Jennifer Allsopp and produced by Xiren Wang and Dr Jennifer Allsopp.
 
From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one. The book was written in 1993 by Gene Sharp (b. 1928), a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. The book has been published in many countries worldwide and translated into more than 30 languages. Editions in many languages are also published by the Albert Einstein Institution of Bo ...
 
“The West Wing” meets “Blazing Saddles” in this raucous political satire that follows the nefarious hijinks of the newly-elected Spade Administration. A dozen actors come together to deliver three smashing episodes of fearless and funny AF content that is for MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.
 
Indirect Democracy is a political process in which the PEOPLE control the government through elected political officials. This is also called a republic. This podcast is a progressive, hopefully humorous (I see you judging me) and creative take on the news, commentary and look at the history that shape our republic....in an attempt to indirectly affect our democracy.
 
Since January 2016, KMUW's Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap has convened free community conversations on topics that touch our daily lives. Now in its 4th year, Democracy on Tap has gone digital. Viewers can join the conversations live on KMUW's Facebook page and right here at EngageICT.org. Our next event is: Election Savvy | The who, what, where, when, and why of the upcoming elections. 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 27 The conversation will be live-streamed right here at EngageICT.org and on KMUW' ...
 
Use it or lose it -- your power, that is! Reflections and advice from a former election official, data strategist, successful candidate and graduate of the political school of hard knocks. (Photo credit: Demet Senturk) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stephanie-frank-singer/support
 
Politics is comedy so laugh with us. We are Hip Hop Era Millenials dropping knowledge and spreading truth. We interview our peers and family members to give you another perspective missing from the national conversation. Hit us up! We'd love to put you on the show! Spread the word We fight for those whom our Founding Fathers systematically left out of the clause "Freedom and Justice for all"
 
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Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-09 Friday Headlines for April 09, 2021 How Cuba Beat the Pandemic: From Developing New Vaccines to Sending Doctors Overseas to Help Others Amnesty Int'l: COVID-19 Exacerbates Inequality in Americas as U.S. Policy Drives Refugees to Border Biden Calls U.S. Gun Violence an "International Embarrassment." Will Congress Finally Ac…
 
Jon Vrushi, Transparency International's Research Coordinator, joins ACGC's podcast to discuss the statistical basis and methodology behind the world's most popular corruption measure: The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). Vrushi explains the 13 data sources behind the index and explains why expert opinions and evaluations of public sector corrup…
 
Americans talk about the surge at the border, but the real point is everyone has a right to stay home. Today’s guest Avi Chomsky says that under Biden, Trump’s cement wall is instead outsourced to a militarized high-tech barrier. Do The post Border Crisis? How About A Right to Stay Home appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.…
 
On this episode of Democracy Sausage, North America correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age Matthew Knott joins Mark Kenny to discuss President Joe Biden’s initiatives on climate, COVID-19, and infrastructure, and what this means for the political landscape in the United States. After a traumatic period in American politics, a tone …
 
Democracy, citizenship, and dystopian fiction | Margaret Atwood is an award-winning author, who has written numerous best-sellers including the 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale. In this episode, she discusses with Andrew Keen her impressions of citizenship and the importance of fiction writers in a democracy. Dystopias, Atwood says, show us the futur…
 
Full episode on Patreon: Bill and Rachel learn what asphalt is and how failed Civil War General William Woods Averell became an asphalt paving magnate by the end of the 19th century. The post [Preview] Apr 6, 2021 – General Averell’s Asphalt Empire – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 363 appeared first on Arsenal For Democracy.…
 
That tension between the politics of the whole and the politics of the part, that tension between the politics of generality and the politics of particularity, is really at the heart of party democracy. What we are sort of trying to capture, I suppose, with technopopulism is to think of a form of politics where that tension has simply gone. Chris B…
 
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner joins us to discuss the promise and peril of institutional reform and how he built a coalition of voters who are traditionally overlooked in politics. He spent his career as a civil rights attorney, not a as a prosecutor like his predecessors. He’s part of a growing movement of progressive district attor…
 
Racist violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders isn’t new but neither is the community’s history of resistance. In this episode, we speak with Professor Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, a national expert on Asian American history, about the rise in anti-Asian American racism and violence and how it fits into the larger historical and political conte…
 
We are joined by physician, author, former Detroit health director, and former Michigan governor candidate Dr. Abdul El-Sayed to talk about the power of state policy, the status of the Medicare for All movement, and the promise of state-level single payer campaigns. Follow Abdul on twitter here. Read Abdul's newsletter here. Subscribe to Abdul's po…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-09 Friday Headlines for April 09, 2021 How Cuba Beat the Pandemic: From Developing New Vaccines to Sending Doctors Overseas to Help Others Amnesty Int'l: COVID-19 Exacerbates Inequality in Americas as U.S. Policy Drives Refugees to Border Biden Calls U.S. Gun Violence an "International Embarrassment." Will Congress Finally Ac…
 
By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanThe COVID-19 pandemic demands a collective, global response of the sort that has few parallels in human history.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show trans…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-08 Thursday Headlines for April 08, 2021 Ex-Iranian Diplomat: Revived Nuclear Talks Must Start with U.S. Lifting of Crippling Sanctions Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams Slams Biden Admin for Claiming Landmines Are a "Vital Tool" "Vaccine Passports": ACLU Warns of Privacy Nightmare That Could Create "Two-Tiered Society" …
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-08 Thursday Headlines for April 08, 2021 Ex-Iranian Diplomat: Revived Nuclear Talks Must Start with U.S. Lifting of Crippling Sanctions Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams Slams Biden Admin for Claiming Landmines Are a "Vital Tool" "Vaccine Passports": ACLU Warns of Privacy Nightmare That Could Create "Two-Tiered Society" …
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-07 Wednesday Headlines for April 07, 2021 Retired Black NYPD Detective: Derek Chauvin Trial Highlights "Race-Based" Police Brutality Problem Do Prisons Keep Us Safe? Author Victoria Law Busts Myths About Mass Incarceration in New Book "This Agreement Protects Jobs": Four Unions at Rutgers University Reach Historic Deal to End…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-07 Wednesday Headlines for April 07, 2021 Retired Black NYPD Detective: Derek Chauvin Trial Highlights "Race-Based" Police Brutality Problem Do Prisons Keep Us Safe? Author Victoria Law Busts Myths About Mass Incarceration in New Book "This Agreement Protects Jobs": Four Unions at Rutgers University Reach Historic Deal to End…
 
In this episode of Democracy that Delivers our host Ken Jaques is joined by co-host Hannah Byrd, CIPE Program Associate for the Center for Women's Economic Empowerment, and former CIPE LIFE Project Coordinator, Nour Akkad. Nour describes how the LIFE Project recruited and incubated refugee women and shares success stories from the program. CIPE and…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-06 Tuesday Headlines for April 06, 2021 New York's "Excluded Workers" Demand First U.S. Fund to Secure Pandemic Aid for Undocumented People Pandemic Profiteers: Hospitals Sued Patients over Medical Debt While Getting Billions in Relief Aid Biden's $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Goes Beyond Bridges & Roads, But Its "Scale Is …
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-06 Tuesday Headlines for April 06, 2021 New York's "Excluded Workers" Demand First U.S. Fund to Secure Pandemic Aid for Undocumented People Pandemic Profiteers: Hospitals Sued Patients over Medical Debt While Getting Billions in Relief Aid Biden's $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Goes Beyond Bridges & Roads, But Its "Scale Is …
 
On this episode of Democracy Sausage, Mark Kenny is joined by epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws and head of ANU Australian Studies Institute Paul Pickering to discuss the pace of Australia’s vaccine rollout and how it can be improved. An international leader in infection control during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia now seems to…
 
He came in as a macho Cold War president but after the reality of near nuclear war, John Kennedy became a changed man. He gave an important speech about peace in June 1963. Now the Cold War is back and The post Can Biden Complete JFK’s Start at Peace? appeared first on Keeping Democracy Alive.By Burt Cohen
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-05 Monday Headlines for April 05, 2021 World's Poorest Nations Face Setback as India Suspends Vaccine Exports Amid Fight over Patent Rights Ethiopia Accused of Using Rape as a Weapon of War in Tigray as New Evidence Emerges of Massacres MLK Opposed "Poverty, Racism & Militarism" in Speech One Year Before His Assassination 53 …
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-05 Monday Headlines for April 05, 2021 World's Poorest Nations Face Setback as India Suspends Vaccine Exports Amid Fight over Patent Rights Ethiopia Accused of Using Rape as a Weapon of War in Tigray as New Evidence Emerges of Massacres MLK Opposed "Poverty, Racism & Militarism" in Speech One Year Before His Assassination 53 …
 
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner joins us to discuss the promise and peril of institutional reform and how he built a coalition of voters who are traditionally overlooked in politics. He spent his career as a civil rights attorney, not a as a prosecutor like his predecessors. He's part of a growing movement of progressive district attor…
 
Description: Bill and Rachel discuss the book “Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile” by Eden Medina (MIT Press, 2011) on the unfinished democratic socialist computer system “Project Cybersyn.” Links and notes for Ep. 362 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/AFD-Ep-362-Project-Cybersyn-in…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-02 Friday Headlines for April 02, 2021 Will Georgia's Voting Law Be Repealed as Big Business Joins Critics Opposing "Jim Crow" Suppression? Oregon Governor Kate Brown Pushes Expanding Vote-by-Mail to Counter GOP Voter Suppression Efforts "Abhorrent": Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Trump's Treatment of Portland Protesters vs. Insur…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-02 Friday Headlines for April 02, 2021 Will Georgia's Voting Law Be Repealed as Big Business Joins Critics Opposing "Jim Crow" Suppression? Oregon Governor Kate Brown Pushes Expanding Vote-by-Mail to Counter GOP Voter Suppression Efforts "Abhorrent": Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Trump's Treatment of Portland Protesters vs. Insur…
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers our host Ken Jaques and co-host Luiza Ayvazyan, a CIPE Program Officer located in Armenia, are joined by Lilit Asatryan, founder and President of Armenian Young Women’s Association (AYWA) and the founder of Women Entrepreneurship Network in Armenia. Listen to learn more about these two organizations that h…
 
Fierce nationalism and the insistence that the US is indispensable to organize the world has played itself out. With awareness of climate change, worldwide opposition to racism, and the avoidable persistence of great poverty, could this be the time once The post Stronger than Ever : The One World Idea is Back appeared first on Keeping Democracy Ali…
 
By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanThe deep potential for goodness in humanity is on display at the trial, in stark juxtaposition to the cruelty of Derek Chauvin and the other officers. Ultimately, the kindness of strangers won’t stop police violence.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Jua…
 
Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Visit democracynow.org to watch and listen to the latest interviews, read through show transcripts, search the vast news archive or to make a donation to support our nonprofit news program. Livestream weekdays 8 a.m. ET. Follow Democra…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-01 Thursday Headlines for April 01, 2021 "Check His Pulse": In Derek Chauvin Trial, Outraged Bystanders Describe Witnessing George Floyd Death "The System of Policing Is on Trial": Derek Chauvin Murder Case Is About More Than Just George Floyd Brazil in Crisis: COVID Deaths Soar & Hospitals Overflow Amid Unprecedented Politic…
 
Democracy Now! 2021-04-01 Thursday Headlines for April 01, 2021 "Check His Pulse": In Derek Chauvin Trial, Outraged Bystanders Describe Witnessing George Floyd Death "The System of Policing Is on Trial": Derek Chauvin Murder Case Is About More Than Just George Floyd Brazil in Crisis: COVID Deaths Soar & Hospitals Overflow Amid Unprecedented Politic…
 
On this landmark episode of Democracy Sausage, Mark Kenny is joined by Marija Taflaga, Chris Wallace, and Sarah Ison to discuss the reshuffle of the Australian Cabinet and women in parliament. Will the Cabinet reshuffle lead to better outcomes for women in Australia? Why hasn’t the government re-introduced gender budgeting? And will the Coalition l…
 
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