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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/ ...
 
democracy-ish is a countdown to the anxiety and rage producing 2020 election season from a Black and Progressive perspective. Consider Danielle Moodie and Touré as your tour guides, flight attendants and or therapists as we move through this dumpster fire of an election cycle—together!
 
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.
 
Economic Update is a weekly nationally syndicated radio program produced by Democracy at Work and hosted by Richard D. Wolff. The program explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies.
 
The Hartmann Report is an independent daily podcast hosted by award winning, author, radio & TV host Thom Hartmann. Thom’s podcast highlights the bigger picture behind politics, science and culture through discussion and debate. Catch Thom’s live show Monday through Friday noon ET / 9am PT- www.thomhartmann.com.
 
Each week, Milan Vaishnav and his guests from around the world break down the latest developments in Indian politics, economics, foreign policy, society, and culture for a global audience. Grand Tamasha is a co-production of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Hindustan Times.
 
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 ...
 
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
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 ...
 
Depending who you ask, big tech is either going to save humanity or destroy us. Taylor Owen thinks it’s a little more complicated than that. Join him in conversation with leading thinkers as they make sense of a world transformed by technology.
 
Social Media and Politics is a podcast bringing you innovative, first-hand insights into how social media is changing the political game. Subscribe for interviews and analysis with politicians, academics, and leading digital strategists to get their take on how social media influences the ways we engage with politics and democracy. Social Media and Politics is hosted by Michael Bossetta, political scientist at Lund University. Check out the podcast's official website: https://socialmediaandp ...
 
Democracy depends on a free press, a government for the people, a just legal system and separate-but-free church. Yet, we have a corrupt U.S. president, a partisan Supreme Court, a power-hungry white evangelical bloc and a lazy press - which is revealing just how much our American values are being sold out. With a lot of informative guests and a few F-bombs, co-hosts Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann and Brad Raley are going to change that.
 
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 ...
 
HOPE not hate seeks to challenge and defeat the politics of hate and extremism within local communities, building resilience against the politics of hate and fear, at a national and grassroots level and this podcast explores the myriad of ways it does so. Email our Producer at jake@hopenothate.org.uk for tips, feedback, and opportunities.
 
Social Europe Podcast contributes to the public policy discussions addressing the most pressing political and economic issues of our time. We use the values of freedom, sustainability and equality as the foundation on which we examine issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We are committed to publishing cutting-edge thinking and new ideas from the most thought-provoking people.
 
On Inequality Bites, we explore how we can make society more equal so that everyone can flourish. In each episode, Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director of The Equality Trust speaks to experts with learned and lived experience about the impact of socio-economic inequalities, and discusses solutions to overcome them.
 
All Things Co-op is a bi-weekly podcast produced by Democracy at Work that explores everything co-op. From theoretical and philosophical conversations about political economy and the relations of production, to on-the-ground interviews with cooperative workers, All Things Coop aims to appeal to a wide audience of activists, organizers, workers, and students to be better educated and motivated to creating a new cooperative society.
 
60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation's government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation's history and government. 60-Second Civics is produced by the Center for Civic Education. The show's content is primarily derived from the Center's education for democracy ...
 
Dr. Peniel Joseph, Founding Director of the UT Center for the Study of Race and Democracy and Professor of History, discusses issues of race, democracy, public policy, and social justice with expert guests. "Race and Democracy" questions who is America? Where have we been, where do we want to go, and how can we get there? Tune in to learn about American history, race and democracy, and the outlook for the future.
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Our stories have the power to bring us closer together, if only we will listen. Emmy Award-winning journalist and entrepreneur, Linda Lorelle, guides guests through insightful, intimate conversations that reveal our common humanity. This show is not about politics; it is about finding a way to reclaim civility in the context of the contentious times in which we live, by sharing our personal and professional stories, in hopes that others might find a glimpse of themselves.
 
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By Amy Goodman & Denis MoynihanThe United States, the wealthiest nation in the world, with the highest number of Covid-19 deaths — now over half a million — should be leading the charge to share life-saving vaccines and treatments around the globe.Democracy Now! is a daily independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Ju…
 
About 1,000 supporters of the military turned up for a rally in central Yangon on Thursday. Some were photographed with clubs and knives. Students, doctors and other members of the public joined pro-democracy demonstrations.Also in the programme: China says it has eradicated poverty in the country; and Armenia’s, Nikol Pashinyan, denounces what he …
 
Democracy Now! 2021-02-25 Thursday Headlines for February 25, 2021 100+ Countries Push to Loosen WTO Rules on Vaccine Patents. Why Is the U.S. Still Blocking the Way? "Not Ready to Give Up": Democrats Push Senate to Keep Popular $15 Minimum Wage in Stimulus Bill "Decades in the Making": How Mainstream Conservatives & Right-Wing Money Fueled the Cap…
 
The 1/6 terrorists smeared poop on the walls of the Capitol. They’re nasty and disgusting animals, as well as mentally lost people. It’s fun to dunk on them but remember: they have the right to vote and they have guns and some of them are police officers. We hate it here. Democracyish. Hosts: Danielle Moodie & Touré Executive Producer: Adell Colema…
 
Full episode on Patreon: During WWI, a Chicago ad man pitched the Bureau of Investigation on a volunteer secret police, which grew to nearly 300,000 unpaid agents and foreshadowed strategies of the later US intelligence state. Friend of the show Ben aka @housetrotter joins Bill and Rachel to discuss. The post [Preview] Feb 23, 2021 – The American P…
 
On this episode of Democracy that Delivers, Dr. Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer in the MIT Management Sloan School and co-founder of the Presencing Institute joins our host Ken Jaques and Co-host Anna Kompanek, Director of CIPE’s Global Programs. Dr. Scharmer explains his new way of thinking about leadership for social transformation. For more infor…
 
American democracy is supposed to come with a warranty: equal opportunity, social mobility, the promise of success with hard work. But the fabled Dream is fraying. In fact, NYT journalist Eduardo Porter says, it was never sold as advertised. From the beginning, the myth cheated people of color and poisoned working-class solidarity. To mend this tat…
 
A full transcript is available at www.democracyparadox.com. It’s common for Westerners to lecture Africans about democracy. Most Africans will admit their different political systems have many problems. Money is exchanged for votes, elections are rigged, and sometimes violence even breaks out. But the challenges African countries face in the proces…
 
Active, equal, collective | Richard Bellamy is Professor of Political Science at University College London and the author of Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction. For him, being a citizen today is being an “active and equal participant in sustaining cooperative and collective goods in your political community.” However, the current idea of citize…
 
A military coup in Myanmar has removed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and sent tens of thousands of protesters onto the streets. Rebecca Ratcliffe describes how the country risks turning back the clock to the decades of military dictatorship and economic isolation. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus…
 
Andy Ngo - Unmasked: Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy. https://youtu.be/VkSQfDGJmhg The New Culture Forum Channel This time on "So What You're Saying Is..." Peter Whittle is joined by Andy Ngo, an American journalist best known for covering the extremist Antifa ("Anti-fascist") movement. While the term "Antifa" has become well know…
 
Tonight: As Covid relief heads to a vote, how one half of Congress is ignoring a crisis in favor of viral content. Then, Chris talks to tax fraud prosecutors about what the Manhattan DA is looking for now in regards to Trump’s taxes. Plus, an exclusive interview with the newly confirmed Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm. And as the perpetrators…
 
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Nikol Pashinyan says the army "must obey the people and elected authorities" after the country's armed forces called for him and his cabinet to resign. Mr Pashinyan has been under pressure since Armenia lost a war with neighbouring Azerbaijan last year.Also in the programme: European Union leaders hold a virtual conference to try to speed up corona…
 
Texas is being ripped off for electricity – all due to George W. Bush doing favors on deregulation for ‘mates’ in TX. And today, Texans are paying the price – literally. And some die. Greg Palast joins Thom to explain why the US no longer has the cheapest and most reliable electricity. Americans need help, higher wages, COVID Relief, leading that c…
 
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! 2021-02-25 Thursday Headlines for February 25, 2021 100+ Countries Push to Loosen WTO Rules on Vaccine Patents. Why Is the U.S. Still Blocking the Way? "Not Ready to Give Up": Democrats Push Senate to Keep Popular $15 Minimum Wage in Stimulus Bill "Decades in the Making": How Mainstream Conservatives & Right-Wing Money Fueled the Cap…
 
ReasonTV- The Victims of the Eviction Moratorium, Bitcoin, Unintended Consequences and South Africa Here The Victims of the Eviction Moratorium Bitcoin Is Protecting Human Rights Around the World Great Moments in Unintended Consequences Neutralize the Opposition | South Africa Replicating South African Revolutionary methods in the U.S. The Victims …
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the man who, according to Machiavelli, was the last of the Five Good Emperors. Marcus Aurelius, 121 to 180 AD, has long been known as a model of the philosopher king, a Stoic who, while on military campaigns, compiled ideas on how best to live his life, and how best to rule. These ideas became known as his Meditation…
 
Early in 2020 we looked at New Zealand’s Wellbeing Budget initiative. That was just as the world was going into COVID lockdown. So how did the initiative handle the economic stresses caused by the pandemic. We get an update from Christoph Schumacher. We also look at some of the attribution problems faced by Wikipedia; and Elisabeth Braw from the Am…
 
The Highlander Folk School in Tennessee trained many civil rights activists in the 1950s. It established the Citizenship Training Program, also known as Citizenship Schools, which educated hundreds of African Americans in the South about their voting rights and how to take political action in the 1950s and 1960s. Center for Civic Education…
 
Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington, was one of the most consequential architects of the civil rights movement you may never have heard of. Rustin imagined how nonviolent civil resistance could be used to dismantle segregation in the United States. He organized around the idea for years and eventually introduced it to Dr. Martin L…
 
On this week's show, Prof. Wolff discusses Amazon's profits; New York state's eviction crisis and capitalism's reproduction of poverty and inequality; New York's stock transfer tax; raising the minimum wage; and the subsidizing of billionaire's big sport businesses.By Democracy at Work - Richard D. Wolff
 
Tonight: How the GOP is plotting to block Covid with Sen. Bernie Sanders. Then, shocking new charges against a former police officer for attacking the Capitol police. Plus, Rep. Val Demings on her call to confront white supremacist terror. And as the President pursues his agenda under the radar, how one senator from West Virginia has become the mos…
 
In Germany, a Syrian intelligence officer is convicted for complicity in crimes against humanity. We hear from one of those who testified at the trial. Also on the programme, Ghana is the first African country to receive a delivery from the global Covid vaccine scheme, Covax; And after a century in private hands, a painting by van Gogh goes public.…
 
Kevin Kamps is the nuclear waste specialist at Beyond Nuclear. Mr. Kamps joins Thom to discuss the growing Nuclear problem, the mini chernobyls happening across the country and more! Thom and callers react to Trump's coup, the Senate hearings on security, and reflect on history. Can Americans today, rise to the level of Smedley Butler and Franklin …
 
In a landmark case, a court in Germany has convicted a former Syrian intelligence officer for human rights abuses committed against opponents of President Assad.Also in the programme: Ghana has become the first country to receive a coronavirus vaccine shipment from Covax, the global initiative to help poorer countries tackle the pandemic. And will …
 
"It's difficult. It's painful. It requires vulnerability. But if we choose to look at hate through the lens of humanity, we can totally do this." Shannon Foley Martinez speaks from personal experience. She speaks as a former white supremacist who left the movement and now counsels others seeking to leave a life of hate behind. With the January 6th …
 
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…
 
In this episode of CRYPTO 101, we talk with Luca Cosentino from Oasis Protocol about smart contracts. Smart contracts power the DeFi ecosystem on the backend. Even if Uniswap or other DEX front-ends were to be seized or shut down, the trading would still continue and new interfaces would pop up somewhere else the very next day (or sooner). Oasis of…
 
A Great Recap of the Aftermath of the Stolen Election. Do Not Miss This One. How DJT Lost the White House, Chapter 6: The Aftermath, by Patrick Byrne Voiced by DariusMarley https://youtu.be/swrSw_Qi9T8 Connecting The Dots #Trump​​ #PatrickByrne​​ #Election2020​​ #WhiteHouse​​ NationandState.com sharing Patrick Byrne's first hand account of the last…
 
This year we've already had a plague, a violent insurrectionist attack, and an unrepentant mafioso president running free. Apparently that wasn’t enough so last week the U.S. got a once-in-a-century Texas storm (but sadly probably not once in *this* century) that turned into a humanitarian catastrophe. We discuss the GOP hostage state of Texas, Mer…
 
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