2019-10-22 12:58:27

Democracy Now! 10/22/19



 

Hundreds of thousands around the country are taking to the streets to demand the country’s leaders step down.

Democracy Now! speaks with independent Lebanese journalist Kareem Chehayeb about the dire economic conditions, austerity, and corruption, as Lebanon enters its sixth day of massive protests.

Princeton University assistant professor and author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor joins Democracy Now to discuss her new book, “Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Home Ownership,"

Later, Taylor speaks about the promise of Bernie Sanders and how his policies could "transform the lives of the poor and working-class people."

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.

As an independent news program, DN! is audience-supported, which means that our editorial independence is never compromised by corporate or government interests. Since our founding in 1996, DN! has held steadfast to our policy of not accepting government funding, corporate sponsorship, underwriting or advertising revenue.

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