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How Neo-Nazi Music and Racism in U.S. Military Influenced Wade Michael Page

Democracy Now! | Posted 10.09.2012 | Crime
Democracy Now!

In a special one-hour Democracy Now! broadcast, we examine two key influences on Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter, Wade Michael Page: The neo-Nazi music scene and pervasive white supremacism in U.S. military ranks.

Sikh Temple Shooter's Time In White-Supremacist Underworld

Democracy Now! | Posted 10.07.2012 | Religion
Democracy Now!

More details have come to light about the man who shot dead six worshippers and critically wounded three others at the Oak Creek Sikh temple in Wisconsin before he was killed by police.

Exclusive: DREAM Activists Infiltrate Florida Detention Center, Find Wrongly Held Immigrants

Democracy Now! | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

In a Democracy Now! exclusive, undocumented immigrant-rights activist Viridiana Martinez speaks out from a detention center in Pompano Beach, Florida, after being purposely arrested.

Olympics: Britain Mobilizes 20,000 Armed Personnel in Country's Largest Security Operation Since WWII

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.25.2012 | Sports
Democracy Now!

Britain has launched its largest peacetime security operation ever for the Summer Olympics. Nearly 20,000 armed personnel are now providing security -- almost double the number of British troops currently serving in Afghanistan.

NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State 'Unprecedented' and 'Frightening'

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports
Democracy Now!

Following the NCAA's independent investigation into the widespread cover-up of child sexual abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the governing body of U.S. college sports has imposed unprecedented sanctions against Penn State University. Did they go too far?

Chris Hayes: It's the Elite Self-Protection That Produces Crisis, Corruption and Scandal (VIDEO)

Democracy Now! | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!


Actor J.D. Williams From HBO's The Wire Speaks Out Against NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk

Democracy Now! | Posted 08.20.2012 | Celebrity
Democracy Now!

J.D. Williams, an actor who played drug dealer Preston "Bodie" Broadus on the hit HBO series, The Wire, took part in Sunday's New York City march agai...

Journalists Challenge Secrecy In Bradley Manning Trial

Center for Constitutional Rights | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media

May 24, 2012, New York -- Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a petition requesting the Army Court of Criminal Appeals to order th...

James Gerken

Green Festival And Celebrity Activists Honor Environmental Movement | James Gerken | Posted 04.23.2012 | Green

"Usually, people who care about the community, who care about the Earth, think that they're by themselves," Rebuild the Dream's founder Van Jones told...

Grace Lee Boggs Talks About The Revolutionary Life

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

Grace Lee Boggs is approaching the ripe old age of 97, but she doesn't seem to be tiring a bit these days. It could be argued that there hasn't been a...

Newt Gingrich Outraged Over Amy Goodman's Tough Questions in 1995 About GOP's 'War on Women'

Democracy Now! | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

2012-01-30-jkdfjirgrjkfjkdjfidfieieieieie.jpgNewt Gingrich's attacks on reporters who have asked him tough questions is nothing new.

Holding Hands to Surround the White House: Environmental Leaders Speaking at Green Festival L.A. Urge Action

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 01.05.2012 | Green
Alison Rose Levy

This Sunday, people will have the chance to hold hands surrounding the White House, and to ask President Obama to live up to his campaign promise to "end the tyranny of oil," by saying no to Tar Sands.

Amy Goodman On OWS: 'It's Already Changed So Many People'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Media

"Democracy Now" host Amy Goodman and progressive journalist Chris Hedges appeared on Tuesday's "Charlie Rose" to talk about the Occupy Wall Street mov...

Journalists Get Major Payout From Police Over 2008 RNC Arrests

Posted 12.03.2011 | Media

Journalist Amy Goodman's federal lawsuit over her arrest at the 2008 Republican National Convention will finally come to an end on Monday. Goodman...

Why Is Amy Goodman In A WikiLeaks Cable?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.25.2011 | Media

The progressive radio and television show "Democracy Now!" discovered that it had turned up in one of the classified State Department cables released ...

What Effect Will More Corporate Ads and Interrupted Programming Really Have on PBS?

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.07.2011 | Media
Pearl Korn

At PBS's recent annual gathering it was announced that the number and frequency of promotions for corporate sponsors would increase during a few noted programs as an experiment.

Buck Wolf

Turning Oprah Into Barcode Art | Buck Wolf | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

To Oprah Winfrey fans, the end of her show is like the end of the world. But the fear of Doomsday is what inspired one artist to turn Oprah's imag...

Black Lung Blockbuster: Democracy Now Interview with Upper Big Branch Investigator on New Report (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

In an in-depth interview, independent Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster investigator J. Davitt McAteer discussed his new report on Massey Energy's "systematic failure to comply with the law" on numerous levels.

Weekly Audit: Government Shutdown Averted, But At What Cost?

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Congressional leaders and President Barack Obama reached an eleventh hour budget deal on Friday night,...

Beyond Fukushima: A World in Denial About Nuclear Safety

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Danny Schechter

What will it take for our world to recognize the dangers that nuclear scientists and even Albert Einstein were warning about at the "dawn" of the nuclear age?

Weekly Audit: Police Defy Order to Clear Protesters from Wisconsin Capital

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Monday afternoon, the Capitol Police in Madison, Wisconsin refused to enforce an order to clear the...

Weekly Audit: A Recall Fight Brewing in Wisconsin?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Tens of thousands of people continue their peaceful occupation of the Wisconsin state capital to prote...

"The Empire's Bagman:" Obama's Egypt Envoy Frank Wisner Says Mubarak Should Stay (VIDEO)

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

The official U.S. response to events unfolding in Egypt remains mixed. And over the weekend, the Obama administration distanced itself from U.S. "crisis envoy" to Egypt, Frank Wisner.

Weekly Pulse: Don't Snort Bath Salts, Kids

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger According to Robin Marty of, today's young whippersnappers are snorting bath salts and pl...

Weekly Audit: What Will The GOP Cut?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger The Republicans won control of the House and picked up seats in the Senate in the midterm election on ...