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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, August 28

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Video: An Unequal Recovery in New Orleans: Racial Disparities Grow in City 10 Years After Katrina

Democracynow.org – We spend the hour today marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that devastated the Gulf Coast and New … Via Youtube

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Video: Shock Doctrine: A Look at the Mass Privatization of NOLA Schools in Storm’s Wake & Its Effects Today

Democracynow.org – Just two weeks after Hurricane Katrina, the city fired 7500 public school teachers, launching a new push to privatize the school system and … Via Youtube

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Video: New Orleans Actor & Activist Wendell Pierce on the “Greatest Crime” in Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Democracynow.org – New Orleans actor and activist Wendell Pierce looks at how insurance companies discouraged poor and black families from returning to … Via Youtube

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Video: “George Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People”: Reflections on Kanye West’s Criticism 10 Years After

Democracynow.org – On Sept. 2, 2005, during a nationally televised telethon benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina, hip-hop legend Kanye West went off script … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for ​Thursday, August 27

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Guatemala President Faces Arrest as Business Interests and U.S. Scramble to Contain Uprising

Democracynow.org – n Guatemala, a judge has ordered that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti must remain in prison while her corruption trial takes place. Via Youtube

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Video: Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later: Voices from the Storm

Democracynow.org – President Barack Obama is in New Orleans today to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. According to prepared remarks, … Via Youtube

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Video: If You are Poor, It’s Like the Hurricane Just Happened: Malik Rahim on Katrina 10 Years After

Democracynow.org – We continue our coverage of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by speaking to Malik Rahim, co-founder of the Common Ground … Via Youtube

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Video: New Orleans After Katrina: Inequality Soars as Poor Continue to Be Left Behind in City’s “Recovery”

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has become a different city. The population of New Orleans is now approximately 385000—about 80 percent of … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Wednesday, August 26

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Two Separate Americas: David Simon’s New Mini-Series Looks at “Hypersegregation” in Public Housing

Democracynow.org – Today we spend the hour with David Simon, the man behind “The Wire,” what some have described as the best television series ever … Via Youtube

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Video: The Drug War Has to End: David Simon on “The Wire” & Over-Policing of the Poor

In his acclaimed TV show “The Wire,” David Simon captured the city of Baltimore from the angles of street-level drug dealers, beat police officers and journalists covering corrupt politicians. Earlier this year, President Obama described “The Wire” as “one of ...

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Video: David Simon on Katrina Anniversary: New Orleans “May Be the Greatest Gift We Have to Offer”

Democracynow.org – Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1800 people. David Simon’s series “Treme” looked at … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Tuesday, August 25

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: “Casino Capitalism”: Economist Michael Hudson on What’s Behind the Stock Market’s Rollercoaster Ride

DemocracyNow.org – Black Monday is how economists are describing Monday’s market turmoil, which saw stock prices tumble across the globe, from China to … Via Youtube

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Video: Hip-Hop Legend Boots Riley on #BlackLivesMatter & How His Cousin Was Accused of Shooting a Cop

DemocracyNow.org – Legendary hip-hop artist Boots Riley has just published a new book, “Tell Homeland Security–We Are the Bomb,” of his songs, … Via Youtube

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Video: As Peace Talks Collapse in South Sudan, Film Shows “Pathology of Colonialism” Tearing Apart Nation

DemocracyNow.org – Peace talks between South Sudan’s warring sides have failed to reach a deal to end a civil war which has claimed tens of thousands of … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, August 25

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Video: “Opening the Box”: After Being Jailed in Iran, Sarah Shourd Examines Solitary Confinement in U.S.

Democracy Now.org – Since her 2010 release from an Iranian prison, Sarah Shourd’s work has focused largely on exposing and condemning the cruelty and … Via Youtube

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Video: In Guatemala, Protests Threaten to Unseat President, a U.S.-Backed General Implicated in Mass Murder

Democracy Now! – In Guatemala, President Otto Pérez Molina is attempting to hold onto his office despite growing calls demanding for his resignation. Via Youtube

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Video: Sarah Shourd, Hiker Jailed in Iran, Hails Nuclear Deal While Urging Release of Detained Americans

DemocracyNow.org – As members of Congress continue to debate the historic Iran nuclear deal ahead of next month’s vote, more attention is being paid to the … Via Youtube

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Video: Facebook Accused of Censoring Hundreds of Prisoners by Purging Profile Pages Without Cause

DemocracyNow.org – In a recent article for The Daily Beast, “Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too,” Sarah Shourd looked at the growing debate on … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, August 21

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Greek PM Tsipras Resigns, Calls for New Election as Left Wing of Syriza Splits to Form New Party

http://democracynow.org – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for new elections in which he will run. Via Youtube

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Video: Sen. Bernie Sanders: From Greece to Puerto Rico, the Financial Rules Are Rigged to Favor the 1%

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders recently convened a panel of economists in Washington to discuss the debt crisis in Greece and throughout the world. In his opening statement, Sanders talked about the debt crisis in Greece as well as in ...

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Video: Global Warming Worsens California Drought as July Becomes Hottest Month on Record

http://democracynow.org – Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a report Thursday showing that July was Earth’s hottest … Via Youtube

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Video: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods Containing “Conflict Minerals”

Since 1998, more than 5 million people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo in what has been described as the deadliest documented conflict in African history. Much of the fighting has been over precious minerals including tantalum, tin, ...

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Video: In a Final Speech, Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Declares: “We Must Practice Dissent”

http://democracynow.org – In one of his final speeches, the late civil rights leader Julian Bond spoke at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on May 2, 2015, … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 20

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Video: “The Danger of a Failed Iran Deal”: Could GOP Rejection of Nuke Pact Lead to War?

http://democracynow.org – The Iran nuclear deal is coming under fresh scrutiny from Republican lawmakers following a new report by the Associated Press … Via Youtube

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Video: As Jimmy Carter Discusses Cancer Diagnosis, Former Aide Praises Him as Honest, Noble Man

http://democracynow.org – Former President Jimmy Carter revealed today cancer had spread to his brain and that he would begin radiation treatment later in the … Via Youtube

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Video: Islamic Leaders Take on Climate Change, Criticizing “Relentless Pursuit of Economic Growth”

http://democracynow.org – A group of leading Islamic scholars have issued a declaration calling on the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims to do their part to eliminate … Via Youtube

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Video: The Beat Up Squad: NY Prison Guards Accused of Brutally Killing Prisoner & Covering Up Death

http://democracynow.org – Four months ago, Samuel Harrell died at New York’s Fishkill Correctional Facility. At the time, officers claimed Harrell, … Via Youtube

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Video: After NY Prison Escape, Other Inmates Faced Beatings, Solitary Confinement, Threats of Waterboarding

http://democracynow.org – When two prisoners escaped the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, in June, the story dominated national … Via Youtube

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George Soros’s Fakery

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Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org George Soros pretends to be a progressive, but he invests in and finances nazis. That’s not “Nazis” as in National Socialist Party of Germany, which was outlawed after WW II, and whose racist obsession ...

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Wednesday, August 19

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: When Black Lives Matter Met Clinton: Activists Speak Out on Challenging Candidate over Crime Record

http://democracynow.org – Black Lives Matter activists are back in the news after confronting Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail. Following a campaign event in … Via Youtube

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Video: “Privileged Bloodlines”: Is Trump’s Stance Against Birthright Citizenship Setting Tone for GOP?

http://democracynow.org – Support is growing among Republican presidential candidates to repeal part of the 14th Amendment that guarantees people born on … Via Youtube

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Video: David Cay Johnston: 21 Questions for Trump on Kickbacks, Busting Unions, the Mob & Corporate Welfare

http://democracynow.org – To talk more about Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, we are joined by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay … Via Youtube

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Video: Obama Gives Shell Final Approval to Drill in Arctic Despite Protests & Pledge to Cut Emissions

http://democracynow.org – The Obama administration has granted Royal Dutch Shell final approval to resume drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean for the … Via Youtube

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Video: Snowden Documents Reveal AT&T’s “Extreme Willingness to Help” NSA Domestic Spy Program

http://democracynow.org – Documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have exposed how extensively the NSA relied on telecommunications giant … Via Youtube

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Video: Meet the Whistleblower Who Exposed the Secret Room AT&T Used to Help the NSA Spy on the Internet

http://democracynow.org – As documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden expose how AT&T aided the NSA’s vast spying operations, we speak to … Via Youtube

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Video: As Chelsea Manning Speaks Out on Trans and Prison Issues, Authorities Threaten Her with Solitary

http://democracynow.org – Imprisoned Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning is scheduled to go before a closed-door disciplinary hearing today at Fort … Via Youtube

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Video: “A State of Emergency”: At Least 17 Transgender Women Have Been Murdered This Year

http://democracynow.org – The murder of Tamara Dominguez on Saturday in Kansas City, Missouri, marked at least the 17th murder of a transgender woman so … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Tuesday, August 18

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, August 17

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Video: Pulitzer Prize-winning Historian Taylor Branch Remembers Julian Bond (1940-2015)

http://democracynow.org – Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch remembers the life of civil rights pioneer Julian Bond, who died on Saturday at the age … Via Youtube

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Video: Eleanor Holmes Norton Remembers Julian Bond (1940-2015)

http://democracynow.org – Eleanor Holmes Norton, delegate to Congress representing the District of Columbia, remembers the life of civil rights pioneer Julian … Via Youtube

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Video: Former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Remembers Julian Bond (1940-2015)

http://democracynow.org – Former NAACP president Benjamin Jealous remembers the life of civil rights pioneer Julian Bond, who died on Saturday at the age of … Via Youtube

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Video: SPLC President Richard Cohen Remembers Julian Bond (1940-2015)

http://democracynow.org – Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, remembers the life of civil rights pioneer Julian Bond, who died on … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, August 14

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Video: U.S. Raises Flag in Cuba After 54 Years, Prisoner Exchanges and “Stork Diplomacy;” Embargo Remains

http://democracynow.org – The United States and Cuba are taking the next step in restoring diplomatic relations with each other as Secretary of State John Kerry … Via Youtube

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Video: Britain Challenges Julian Assange’s Asylum in Ecuadorian Embassy as Sweden Vows to Continue Inquiry

http://democracynow.org – Britain has announced plans to challenge Ecuador’s decision to provide asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in its London … Via Youtube

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Video: Chelsea Manning Faces Solitary Confinement for Having Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn Jenner Issue in Her Cell

http://democracynow.org – U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning could face punishment of indefinite solitary confinement for having an expired tube of … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 13

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Henry Siegman, Leading U.S. Jewish Voice for Peace: “Give Up on Netanyahu, Go to the United Nations”

http://democracynow.org – Jewish and Palestinian women are holding a hunger strike outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem to … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Wednesday, August 12

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Video: Artist Emily Jacir Brings the Palestinian Experience to the Venice Biennale

http://democracynow.org – At the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international biennial art exhibition in the world, we speak with one of the most … Via Youtube

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Video: Artist Mariam Ghani, Daughter of Afghan President, Takes on U.S. Abuse from Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib

http://democracynow.org – We are on the road in Venice, Italy, the site of the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international biennial art exhibition … Via Youtube

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Video: Trained Pigeons Challenged the Embargo Before U.S. Embassy Was Set to Open in Havana, Cuba

http://democracynow.org – As Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to fly to Cuba for a ceremony Friday to open the U.S. Embassy in Havana, we speak with an … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Tuesday, August 11

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Political Art and “All the World’s Futures”: Okwui Enwezor, First African Curator of Venice Biennale

http://democracynow.org – As we broadcast from Venice, Italy, site of the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international biennial art exhibition, we … Via Youtube

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Video: “Freed But Not Free”: Artists at the Venice Biennale Respond to the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

http://democracynow.org – After the fourth day of protests over Michael Brown’s death, authorities have declared a state of emergency in St. Louis County, … Via Youtube

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Video: No More Torture: World’s Largest Psychologists Group Bans Role in National Security Interrogations

http://democracynow.org – By a nearly unanimous vote, the American Psychological Association’s Council of Representatives voted Friday to adopt a new policy barring … Via Youtube

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Video: Art & Protests at the Venice Biennale Highlight Labor Conditions, Climate Change and Austerity

http://democracynow.org – We are broadcasting from Venice, Italy, the site of the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international art exhibition, … Via Youtube

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Video: Art and Social Change: Creative Time Summit at Venice Biennale Features Artists and Democracy

http://democracynow.org – As part of the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international art exhibition, a New York-based group, Creative Time, … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, August 10

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Anti-Torture Psychologists Celebrate New APA Interrogation Ban

Steven Reisner and Stephen Soldz, two founders of the Coalition for an Ethical Psychology, speak to Amy Goodman in Toronto moments after the American … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, August 7

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Lead the Way Out of the Interrogation Room: Will American Psychological Assoc. End Role in Torture?

http://democracynow.org – We broadcast from Toronto, Canada, where the largest group of psychologists in the world, the American Psychological Association, … Via Youtube

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Video: James Risen: In Sharp Break from Past, APA Set to Vote on Barring Psychologists from Interrogations

http://democracynow.org – We speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter James Risen, who has extensively reported on the APA’s ties to the … Via Youtube

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Video: Gitmo is a “Rights-Free Zone”: Dissident Psychologists Speak Out on APA Role in CIA-Pentagon Torture

http://democracynow.org – We broadcast from Toronto, Canada, site of the annual convention of the largest group of psychologists in the world, the American … Via Youtube

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Video: First Republican Debate of 2016 Presidential Race Kicks Off on Fox News with Roger Ailes Favorites

http://democracynow.org – Ten leading Republican presidential candidates faced off in the first debate of the 2016 presidential election Thursday night. Via Youtube

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Video: Japanese Nobel Laureate Kenzaburo Oe on 70th Anniv. of US Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

http://democracynow.org – Seventy years ago today, at 8:15 in the morning, the U.S. dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Via Youtube

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Video: On Hiroshima Anniv. Peacemakers March on Los Alamos Nuclear Weapons Lab, Birthplace of Atomic Bomb

http://democracynow.org – On the 70th anniversary of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we are joined by peace activists from across the nation who … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, August 6

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Video: Give Us the Ballot: The Struggle Continues 50 Years After Signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act

http://democracynow.org – This week marks the 50th anniversary of a landmark achievement of the civil rights movement. It was August 6, 1965, when President … Via Youtube

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Video: The Making of Leopoldo López: An Investigation into Venezuela’s Most Prominent Opposition Figure

http://democracynow.org – “The Making of Leopoldo López: A Closer Look at the Democratic Bona Fides of the Rock Star of Venezuela’s Opposition.” That’s the … Via Youtube

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Video: Ari Berman: Virtually Every GOP Candidate Has Been On Wrong Side of Voting Rights Issues

http://democracynow.org – As the Republicans prepare for their first debate of the 2016 race, we look at the candidates’ records on voting rights. In 2000, Jeb … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Wednesday, August 5

Visit http://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive, and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

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Video: Juan González: Puerto Rico’s Economic “Death Spiral” Tied to Legacy of Colonialism

http://democracynow.org – The White House rejects a bailout package for Puerto Rico days after the U.S. territory failed to pay a small portion of the massive $72 … Via Youtube

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Video: Give Us the Ballot: The Struggle Continues 50 Years After Signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act

http://democracynow.org – This week marks the 50th anniversary of a landmark achievement of the civil rights movement. It was August 6, 1965, when President … Via Youtube

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Video: Naomi Klein: Obama Is Beginning to Sound Like a Climate Leader, When Will He Act Like One?

http://democracynow.org – As scientists warn 2015 is on pace to become the Earth’s hottest year on record, President Obama has unveiled his long-awaited plan … Via Youtube

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Video: Naomi Klein on Visiting the Vatican & the Radical Economic Message Behind Papal Climate Encyclical

http://democracynow.org – Following the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, a major conference on climate change was held at the … Via Youtube

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Video: Are Journalists & Activists Safe Anywhere in Mexico? Protests Erupt over Killing of 5 in Mexico City

http://democracynow.org – In Mexico City, thousands of protesters are continuing to denounce the murder of photojournalist Rubén Espinosa. Espinosa, who … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Tuesday, August 4

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, August 3

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Video: Will “The Look of Silence” Force U.S. to Acknowledge Role in 1965 Indonesian Genocide? [Excerpt 1]

http://democracynow.org – October 1 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the 1965 genocide in Indonesia that left over one million people dead. Via Youtube

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Video: Will “The Look of Silence” Force U.S. to Acknowledge Role in 1965 Indonesian Genocide? [Excerpt 2]

http://democracynow.org – October 1 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the 1965 genocide in Indonesia that left over one million people dead. Via Youtube

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Video: Are Undercover Attacks on Planned Parenthood Part of a Broader Effort to Outlaw Abortion?

http://democracynow.org – The Senate is planning to vote as soon as Monday to strip Planned Parenthood of $500 million in federal funding. The vote comes as … Via Youtube

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Video: Will Prosecutors Charge Officers Who Lied to Protect Ray Tensing After He Fatally Shot Sam Dubose?

http://democracynow.org – Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing has been released on a $1 million bail after pleading not guilty to the … Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, July 31

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Video: Police Remove Greenpeace Activists from Portland Bridge After They Forced Shell Ship Back to Port

http://democracynow.org – In Portland, Oregon law enforcement officers have removed Greenpeace activists who spent 40 hours suspended from the St. Johns … Via Youtube

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Video: Exposed: The Faces and Fake Names of the People Behind Planned Parenthood Attack Videos

http://democracynow.org – As the Senate prepares to vote to defund Planned Parenthood, we look at the Center for Medical Progress, the anti-choice group … Via Youtube

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Video: Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home”: The Coming-Out Memoir That Became a Hit Broadway Musical

http://democracynow.org – In a Democracy Now! special, we look at the acclaimed Broadway musical “Fun Home,” which swept the Tony Awards last month. Via Youtube

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Video: Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, July 30

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Video: Fighting Both Sides of the Same War: Is Turkey Using Attacks On ISIL As Cover for Assault on Kurds?

http://democracynow.org – Turkish jets have reportedly launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq since airstrikes began last week, … Via Youtube

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Video: “Deplorable”: Federal Judge Condemns For-Profit Texas Detention Centers For Immigrant Families

http://democracynow.org – In what could be a major victory for human rights advocates here in the United States, a federal judge has issued a harsh … Via Youtube

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Video: This is Child Abuse: Social Worker Breaks Silence Over Conditions Inside Immigrant Detention Center

http://democracynow.org – Olivia Lopez, a longtime social worker, began working at the Karnes County Residential Center in Texas last October, but decided to … Via Youtube

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