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Democracy Now! (Organization)

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Works: 69 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 84 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  History  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed speeches  Anecdotes  Television news programs  Personal narratives  Television interviews  Sources 
Classifications: HQ1236.5,
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Most widely held works by Democracy Now! (Organization)
Democracy now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a look at the headlines of the day, Indian activist and author Arundhati Roy talks about her dissent against both the Indian and US governments
Democracy Now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy Now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video begins with news headlines for March 6, 2007. The first segment after the headlines describes celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Ghana's independence from Britain. On March 6th, 1957, Ghana became the first sub-Saharan country to gain independence from colonial rule. It inspired a wave of liberation struggles around Africa and around the world. Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first president, speaks about Ghana's independence and pan-Africanism, and his son Gamal comments on his father's legacy. In the second segment, Yifat Susskind of MADRE and Houzan Mahmoud of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq talk about the systematic use of violence committed by Islamic militias against Iraqi women
Democracy now!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headlines from the news program for August 7, 2009
Dr. Paul Farmer challenges profit-driven medical system while bringing health care to poor communities world-wide : May 28, 2008( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Farmer is not your ordinary doctor. In going to the poorest places on earth, he is not only treating patients, but challenging whole healthcare systems. More than twenty year ago, Dr. Farmer co-founded the charity Partners in Health to provide free medical care in central Haiti. Today, Partners In Health provides healthcare for people with HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other conditions in Haiti and eight other countries around the world. We spend the hour with Dr. Farmer on his work, his remarkable background and the challenges of pursuing healthcare with a social justice perspective
Big media is ravenous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the opening of the National Conference on Media Reform in Memphis, Bill Moyers announced his return to the airwaves and outlined his vision of media reform. He was followed by Jesse Jackson, discussing media ownership as a civil rights issue, and the media coverage of Martin Luther King
Cornel West on democracy and winning the fight against imperialism by Cornel West( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornel West, author of Democracy matters: winning the fight against imperialism, speaks to a college audience about the need for achievement and political activism by young African Americans, and answers audience questions about both that topic, and the subject of his recent book
A power governments cannot suppress an evening with Howard Zinn and Amy Goodman by Howard Zinn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduced by Amy Goodman, Zinn gives a lecture on patriotism and patriots in the United States. In particular he talks about the patriots in our country that were anti-war
Readings from the book Voices of a people's history of the United States( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Howard Zinn and writer Anthony Arnove are joined by artists and actors to present dramatic readings of selections from their book, Voices of a people's history of the United States
Scott Ritter and Seymour Hersh discussion at the New York Ethical Culture Society [sic], October 16, 2006( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Oct. 16, 2006, Scott Ritter and Seymour Hersh held a public conversation in New York about Scott Ritter's book, Target Iran: the truth about the White House's plans for regime change
Remembering Ossie Davis, 1917-2005 Maya Angelou, Harry Belafonte, Bill Clinton pay tribute to the famed actor & civil rights activist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains excerpts from the funeral service of actor and activist, Ossie Davis. Included are a eulogy from Harry Belafonte and tributes from President Bill Clinton, writer Maya Angelou, Malcolm X's daughter Attallah Shabazz, Davis' grandson Brian Day, and a musical tribute by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis
Democracy now!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race and gender in presidential politics: "In the race for the Democratic nomination, a victory for either Senator Hillary Clinton or Senator Barack Obama--as the first woman or African American Democratic nominee--would be unprecedented in U.S. history. We host a discussion on race and gender politics with feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem and Princeton University Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell"--Democracy Now! website
Democracy Now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noam Chomsky and Naomi Klein respond to Obama's first State of the Union address
Democracy now! Democracynow.org : the war and peace report( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Winter Soldier [part 4]: Hundreds of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan gather to testify in echo of 1971 Vietnam hearings
Democracy now! Democracynow.org : the war and peace report( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"As the US occupation of Iraq enters its sixth year, we take a look at a new documentary that captures the struggles of one of the tens of thousands of US troops injured in the war. Body of War is directed by filmmaker Ellen Spiro and veteran broadcaster Phil Donahue. The film tells the story of Iraq war veteran Tomas Young. On April 4, 2003, his fifth day in Iraq, Young's unit came under fire in Baghdad. He was left paralyzed, never to walk again. Released from medical care three months later, Young returned home to become an active member in Iraq Veterans Against the War. We play excerpts of Body of War and speak with Tomas Young and with filmmakers Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro."--Democracy Now! website
Democracy now!( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Democracy now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first segment after the headlines describes how the Israeli government holds the Palestinian Authority directly responsible for the suicide bombing in Tel Aviv on April 17, 2006. Meanwhile, millions of dollars of aid to the PA have been cut off, worsening the humanitarian crisis. Adrienne Smith of Oxfam, Columbia University professor Rashid Khalidi, and Israeli economic researcher Shir Hever speak about the situation. In the second segment, Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka discusses oil in the Niger Delta, the effect of the Iraq War on Africa, and why he titled his new memoir "You must set forth at dawn."
Democracy Now!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview with Dave Eggers, author of Zeitoun. Zeitoun is the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-born New Orleans building contractor, who stayed in the city while his wife and children left for Baton Rouge before Hurricane Katrina. He paddled the flooded streets in his canoe and helped rescue many of his stranded neighbors. Days later, armed police and National Guardsmen arrested him and accused him of being a terrorist. He was held for nearly a month, most of which he was not allowed to call his wife, Kathy
 
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