"The Facility": Meet the Former Prisoner Who Details Fight for His Life Inside ICE Jail During Covid

We go inside a notorious ICE jail at the height of the pandemic to see how people held there spoke out against dangerous conditions, and faced retaliation before they were ultimately released with no notice. Their story is captured in a new documentary called “The Facility.” It investigates the inhumane conditions at Irwin County Detention …
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Haitian Asylum Seekers Held Under Del Rio Bridge Now Face Inhumane Conditions in New Mexico ICE Jail

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We turn now to look at what happened to some of the Haitian asylum seekers we first heard about in September when the world was shocked by …
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From Abortion Bans to Anti-Trans Laws, a Christian Legal Army is Waging War on America

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We begin today’s show looking at the fight for reproductive rights as the Supreme Court appears set to uphold Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and possibly overturn the …
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Headlines for December 3, 2021

Biden Administration to Reinstate and Expand Trump-Era "Remain in Mexico" Policy Amid Record COVID-19 Surge, Germany to Exclude Unvaccinated From Public Life Biden Says Lockdowns Not Needed to Combat Looming Winter Surge of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Traced to Manhattan Anime Convention Attended by 50,000+ Congress Passes Stopgap Spending Bill After GOP Threatens Shutdown Over Vaccine …
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As France Honors Black Artist Josephine Baker, Far-Right Pundit Éric Zemmour Launches Presidential Bid

On the same day France celebrated the induction of American-born singer and civil rights activist Josephine Baker into the Pantheon, far-right xenophobic writer and pundit Éric Zemmour announced he will run for president of France in the upcoming April 2022 election. Many have pointed out the contradiction in these opposing events, even in President Emmanuel …
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​​Planned Parenthood CEO: If SCOTUS Restricts Abortion Access, Marginalized People Will Be Hurt Most

We speak to Alexis McGill Johnson, President and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, about the Supreme Court hearing Wednesday, in which the conservative majority on the court seemed to indicate that they support upholding the restrictive Mississippi law that bans abortion starting at just 15 weeks of pregnancy, and potentially overturn Roe …
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Abortion Under Attack: Supreme Court Hints It Will Uphold Mississippi’s Ban, Threatening Roe v. Wade

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman joined by Democracy Now! co-host Nermeen Shaikh. Hi, Nermeen. NERMEEN SHAIKH: Hi, Amy. Welcome to all of our listeners and viewers across the country and around the …
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Headlines for December 2, 2021

Supreme Court's Conservatives Signal Support for Mississippi Anti-Abortion Law  U.S. Detects Omicron Coronavirus Variant in California U.N. Chief Blasts "Travel Apartheid" as Nations Deny Entry to Africans Over Omicron Variant Russia Expels Some US Ambassadors as Blinken Warns Russia Against Invading Ukraine Burmese Military Helicopters Attack Villagers in Region Where Resistance to Coup Remains Strong …
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“The Viral Underclass”: COVID-19 and AIDS Show What Happens When Inequality and Disease Collide

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman with Juan González. We end today’s show looking at World AIDS Day, marked every year December 1st. In a new interview the head of UNAIDS, Winnie Byanyima, …
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“Farewell to British Colonial Rule”: Barbados Breaks From the Queen as Calls Grow For Reparations

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: “Work” by Rihanna, the chart-topping singer and entrepreneur who was declared a national hero in Barbados during the ceremony Monday night that marked Barbados’ new status as a republic, which we’re now going to discuss. This is Democracy Now! I …
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