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Over 500 Lawsuits Already Filed Days After Child Victims Act in New York Goes into Effect

Democracy Now! 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, as we turn to Part 2 of our conversation with two New York state legislators, state Senator Alessandra Biaggi and New York Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, […]

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Meet Alvaro Enciso, the Artist Placing Crosses in Sonoran Desert to Memorialize Migrant Deaths

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: The bodies and bones of more than 3,000 people, nearly all migrants, have been found since 2001 in the treacherous Sonoran Desert in Arizona. Recent changes to asylum proceedings under the Trump administration have diverted more migrants to […]

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Headlines for August 21, 2019

Democracy Now! President Trump has canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark over the country’s refusal to discuss selling Greenland to the United States. On Sunday, Trump confirmed to reporters his interest in purchasing the autonomous Danish territory and did not rule out trading a U.S. territory for the island. “Essentially, it’s a large real estate […]

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Deadly Bombings Devastate Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks Continue Without Afghan Government

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, as we turn to Afghanistan, where a series of bomb attacks rocked restaurants and other public spaces Monday in the eastern city of Jalalabad, injuring at least 66 people. The explosions […]

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Portland Rejects Proud Boys & Other Ultra-Right Groups as Trump Tries to Criminalize Antifa

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman. Hundreds of far-right protesters took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, Saturday for what they dubbed the “End Domestic Terrorism” rally. They were outnumbered, however, by counterprotesters, who gathered across the […]

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Emerald Garner, Eric Garner’s Daughter, Says Firing Pantaleo “Should Have Happened a Long Time Ago”

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who killed Eric Garner in 2014 by using an illegal chokehold, was fired Monday and stripped of his pension benefits. The decision came more than five years after Pantaleo held Garner, an unarmed […]

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Headlines for August 20, 2019

Democracy Now! Nine 2020 candidates are participating in the first presidential forum on Native American issues in Sioux City, Iowa this week. On Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren issued an apology to Native American communities. Sen. Elizabeth Warren: “I know that I have made mistakes. I am sorry for harm I have caused. I have listened, […]

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“They Are Irreplaceable, and They Mattered”: Group Identifies Human Remains Along the Border

Democracy Now! 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 are broadcasting from southern Arizona. Since 2001, the bodies and bones of more than 3,000 people have been found in the Sonoran Desert. Immigrant […]

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“Humanitarian Aid Is Never a Crime”: No More Deaths Volunteers Drop Water in Desert to Aid Migrants

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, broadcasting from Tucson, as we continue our journey into the Sonoran Desert with humanitarian activist Scott Warren and No More Deaths. Deep into the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, just north […]

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Activist Scott Warren, Facing Federal Charges for Aiding Migrants, Says He Won’t Be Deterred

Democracy Now! This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Today, we’re broadcasting from Tucson, Arizona. Just under three months ago, an unprecedented trial took place here. Amidst a catastrophic immigration crisis at the border, ongoing family separation, and cruel and inhumane conditions at immigrant jails across the […]

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