Cromwell and five others were arrested while protesting against the construction of a fracked gas power plant. He and two others refused to pay their fines and were sentenced to a week behind bars.
If Kris Kobach and his Republican allies get their hands on the data and succeed in suppressing the vote, then Trump may well be on his way to a landslide victory in 2020.
The story we are told about the civil war in Syria is that it's a fight for freedom and democracy against a brutal dictator. Journalist Rick Sterling says this narrative is based on lies and fraud.
Hong Kong is facing its biggest political unrest in decades as tens of thousands of protesters defy a police crackdown to demand greater freedom from China. This is the report from democracynow.org
Democracy Now! gets reaction to Obama’s speech from world-renowned political dissident and linguist, MIT Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky.
For those who struggle for equality and civil rights, these three decisions mark one brutal defeat and two stunning victories.
As the Justice Department prepares to file charges against Edward Snowden for leaking classified documents about the NSA, the role of private intelligence firms has entered the national spotlight.
Workers at the New Era Windows Cooperative are celebrating the grand opening of their new unionized, worker-owned and operated business.
Today's global May Day actions include a march of thousands of workers in Bangladesh demanding workplace safety following last week's factory collapse.
Joining us from his home in Kansas City, Young reads from his letter, "A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran."