DEMOCRACY NOW!

Next Air Date & Time: Thu, Apr 18, 2024 8:00 AM

Hosted by: Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez


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Pacifica Radio's flagship program, Democracy Now! is a national, daily, listener-sponsored, news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.

Democracy Now! provides hard-hitting, independent, breaking coverage of war and peace, U.S. domestic and foreign policy, and struggles for social, racial, economic, gender and environmental justice in the U.S. and abroad.

Democracy Now! gives voice to the voiceless, broadcasting in-depth interviews with community members, activists, academics, artists and journalists shut out by the mainstream media, debates between activists and people in power, investigative reports and exclusive interviews, and on-the-ground reporting from protests and hot spots around the world.



Amy Goodman, Host, is an award-winning journalist and community activist.

Amy is a recipient of the George Polk Award, the Golden Reel for Best National Documentary from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, and a Project Censored award for the radio documentary "Drilling and Killing: Chevron and Nigeria's Oil Dictatorship".

Amy has also won numerous awards for the radio documentary, "MASSACRE: The Story of East Timor," including the Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting, the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton, the Armstrong Award, the Radio/Television News Directors Award, as well as awards from the Associated Press, UPI United Press International, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

In 1991 Goodman and Nairn survived a massacre in East Timor in which Indonesian soldiers gunned down 270 Timorese.

Juan Gonzalez, Co-Host, has been a columnist at the New York Daily News since 1988.

He has won numerous awards for his investigative reporting including the George Polk Award in 1998 and was recently elected President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Juan's most recent book "Fallout: The Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Collapse" documents cover-ups by EPA and government officials about health hazards at Ground Zero in New York. He is also the author of the book, "Harvest of Empire: The History of Latinos in America".


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