Amid escalating unrest among migrants trying to enter Britain from the port of Calais, the French government will send an additional 100 police officers to bring an end the clashes, the Interior Minister announced.
Oil sales, ransoms and extortions help ISIS “generate tens of millions of dollars” monthly, the US Treasury estimates, promising to undermine the group’s finances and to impose sanctions on anyone attempting to do business with the extremists.
The global economy is being undermined by sanctions, and the West is essentially sawing the branch it is sitting on, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. Sanctions undermine the rules of the WTO and shatter the liberal model of globalization.
With Canada’s capital was left shaken by a double shooting, surveillance footage has appeared detailing the gunman’s movements as he took down Army Reservist Corporal Nathan Cirillo and prepared to storm the parliament building.
Scroll through our video timeline to see all of our coverage of whistleblower Edward Snowden, and the reporting he fueled that exposed the National Security Agency's massive surveillance state. See our archive of interviews with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras . This timeline begins in June 2013, but Democracy Now! was on the story as early as April 2 […]
By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan The United States now has an Ebola czar. But what about a surgeon general? The gun lobby has successfully shot down his nomination — at least so far. The Ebola epidemic is a global health crisis that demands a concerted, global response. Here in the United States, action has been disjointed, seemingly driven by fear rather […]
"From Ferguson to NYC , Stop Police Brutality" was the chant by parents of police victims and their allies who marked the 19th annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and Criminalization of a Generation. Democracy Now! was there when hundreds gathered in Manhattan for a rally and march, as similar demonstrations took pla […]
On Thursday, we will interview award-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras about her new film about surveillance, "CitizenFour." Click here to watch the trailer. Poitras played a key role in connecting National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden to Glenn Greenwald and the reporters for The Guardian and The Washington Post who publis […]
This video was produced by former Democracy Now! fellow Messiah Rhodes. Democracy Now! was in Detroit this weekend when residents impacted by water shutoffs met with United Nations officials who are visiting to investigate possible human rights violations. "I started to document the scene, and I said in a really strong voice, loud voice, 'You not g […]
The renowned Kenyan scholar Ali Mazrui has died at the age of 81. For nearly half a century, he was considered an intellectual giant in African studies. In 2005, Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines named him among the top 100 public intellectuals in the world. At the time of his death, he was an Albert Schweitzer professor in the humanities and director of […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city.
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) set out plans on Friday for speeding up development and deployment of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015.
LONDON (Reuters) - European patients with a rare genetic disease that causes intolerance to sunlight should soon have a new treatment option, following a green light for a drug from Australia's Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals.
Major tech companies are implementing a policy alerting users when the government requests access to their data. Companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft came under fire after last year’s revelations regarding the National Security Agency and the extent of the government’s access to users’ personal data. The Obama administration is also considering changes to the rules governing warrantless access to consumers’ information. RT’s Lindsay France has more details on these privacy changes.