• Sweden Provides Free Higher Education, Universal Healthcare, Free Daycare — Why Can’t the U.S.?

    Sweden Provides Free Higher Education, Universal Healthcare, Free Daycare — Why Can’t the U.S.? Medicare for All and tuition-free universities have been at the core of the 2020 Democratic presidential campaigns, creating a stark division between progressive candidates and the ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 5, 2019

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  • Aminatou Haidar Honored For Decades of Peaceful Resistance in Western Sahara, Africa’s Last Colony

    Aminatou Haidar Honored For Decades of Peaceful Resistance in Western Sahara, Africa’s Last Colony In Stockholm, Democracy Now! sat down with one of the winners of this years Right Livelihood Award: Sahrawi human rights leader Aminatou Haidar. For over three decades, Haidar has ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 5, 2019

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  • Edward Snowden: If I Came Back to the U.S., I Would Likely Die in Prison for Telling the Truth

    Edward Snowden: If I Came Back to the U.S., I Would Likely Die in Prison for Telling the Truth The Right Livelihood Awards celebrated their 40th anniversary Wednesday at the historic Cirkus Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, where more than a thousand people gathered to celebrate t ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 5, 2019

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  • Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 5, 2019

    Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 5, 2019 #DemocracyNowDemocracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democra ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 5, 2019

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  • U.N. expert on torture recounts the legacy of U.S. human rights violations

    U.N. expert on torture recounts the legacy of U.S. human rights violations A damning United Nations report says that 7 million children are deprived of their liberty worldwide, subjected to various kinds of detentions from orphanages to prisons. "The Conv ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 4, 2019

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  • U.N. Report Finds Over 7 Million Children Worldwide Are Being Held in Various Kinds of Detention

    U.N. Report Finds Over 7 Million Children Worldwide Are Being Held in Various Kinds of Detention A damning United Nations report says that 7 million children are deprived of their liberty worldwide, from children imprisoned on the U.S.-Mexico border to the missing children of ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 4, 2019

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  • Brazilian Indigenous Leader Davi Kopenawa: Bolsonaro is Killing My People & Destroying the Amazon

    Brazilian Indigenous Leader Davi Kopenawa: Bolsonaro is Killing My People & Destroying the Amazon Democracy Now! sat down with Indigenous leader Davi Kopenawa, one of this years Right Livelihood Award honorees, along with the organization he co-founded, Hutukara Yanomami Associ ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 4, 2019

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  • “Alternative Nobel Prize:” Right Livelihood Award Celebrates 40 Years Honoring Grassroots Activists

    “Alternative Nobel Prize:” Right Livelihood Award Celebrates 40 Years Honoring Grassroots Activists The Right Livelihood Award is marking its 40th anniversary. The award was established in 1980 to honor and support those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 4, 2019

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  • Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 4, 2019

    Top U.S. & World Headlines — December 4, 2019 #DemocracyNowDemocracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democra ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 4, 2019

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  • Fiona Watson: Indigenous groups face "genocide" protecting Amazon

    Fiona Watson: Indigenous groups face "genocide" protecting Amazon One of the recipients of this years Right Livelihood Awards is Yanomami Indigenous leader Davi Kopenawa and the organization he co-founded, Hutukara Yanomami Association. The Right ... Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Dec 3, 2019

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