​​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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Sen. Joe Manchin’s Opposition to Biden Agenda Backed by History of Putting Corporations Over People

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: So, speaking about this issue of the personal profit of these senators, I want to turn to Stephen Smith with West Virginia Can’t Wait. A lot is made of, well, it’s an ideological difference that Senator Manchin has with people …
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“People vs. Fossil Fuels”: Over 530 Arrested in Historic Indigenous-Led Climate Protests in D.C.

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 in Washington, D.C., where over 530 climate activists have been arrested in a historic week of civil disobedience calling on President Biden to …
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“People vs. Fossil Fuels’’: Winona LaDuke & Mass Protests Call on Biden to Stop Line 3 Pipeline

In response to the completion of the contested Line 3 pipeline, which is now reportedly operational, thousands of Indigenous leaders and climate justice advocates are kicking off the “People vs. Fossil Fuels’’ mobilization, an Indigenous-led five-day action of civil disobedience at the White House to demand President Biden declare a climate emergency, divest from fossil …
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Texas Abortion Doctor: "When We Ban abortion, It Doesn't Stop the Need for People to Access Abortion"

We look at the attack on reproductive rights in the United States, as the Department of Justice sues Texas over a new law that bans abortions after six weeks into a pregnancy. The law makes no exception for rape or incest and allows anyone in Texas to sue patients, medical workers or even a patient’s …
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“People Are Desperate”: Biden Vows Mass Deportations as Thousands of Haitian Refugees Shelter in Del Rio

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show in Texas at the Del Rio border crossing with Mexico, where thousands of Haitian migrants have set up a makeshift camp under the Del Rio International Bridge, including families with children who hope to seek asylum …
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A CIA Drone Analyst Apologizes to the People of Afghanistan

As the United States ends a 20-year occupation of Afghanistan, a former intelligence analyst for the CIA’s drone program offers an apology to the people of Afghanistan “from not only myself, but from the rest of our society as Americans.” During deployments to Afghanistan, Christopher Aaron says he was able to see “the human toll, …
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Haitian earthquake survivors are asking people to support grassroots organisations

Support us and go ad-free Heavy rain from Storm Grace has drenched Haiti after an earthquake devastated the nation. The earthquake killed over 2,000 people, and injured more than 12,000. The tropical storm hindered urgent attempts to find shelter and survivors. It has also caused further damage to the nation’s compromised infrastructure. People with Haitian …
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Hundreds of people complain to the BBC about ‘Sickness and Lies’

Support us and go ad-free A BBC ‘documentary‘ called Sickness and Lies sparked hundreds of complaints from people. It revealed the figures in a fortnightly bulletin. And it’s no wonder that so many people kicked off. Because the show was nothing short of toxic. Sickness and Lies: an ironic title As The Canary previously reported, …
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A national health body seems set to throw millions of people under the bus

Support us and go ad-free The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has caused uproar among chronically ill and disabled people. This is because it’s delayed the release of crucial treatment guidelines. And as many people are pointing out, the reason for the delay is potentially toxic. Myalgic encephalomyelitis: ME/CFS Myalgic encephalomyelitis, commonly …
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