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Digital Darkness: U.S., U.K. Companies Help Egyptian Regime Shut Down Telecommunications and Identify Dissident Voices | Democracy Now

February 2, 2011

... We are joined by Tim Karr of Free Press and CUNY Professor C.W. Anderson. ... Anderson traces the activist roots of Twitter to U.S. protests at the 2004 Republican and Democratic conventions. ...

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Fifty Years After Eisenhower's Farewell Address, a Look at "Prophets Of War ... | Democracy Now

January 20, 2011


We speak with William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation, who traces the rise of the military-industrial ...

Author Steven Hill on “Europe’s Promise: Why the European Way Is the Best Hope for an Insecure Age” | Democracy Now

February 12, 2010

Despite fears of the euro’s future amidst Greece’s economic collapse, author Steven Hill of the New America Foundation argues on Democracy Now that the United States still has much to learn from Europe’s social and economic policies.

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A Roundtable Discussion on Disarmament | Democracy Now

August 10, 2009

New America's Frida Berrigan interviewed with Democracy Now.

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Can US Achieve Meaningful Health Care Reform Within For-Profit System? | Democracy Now

February 27, 2009
We host a debate between Dr. David Himmelstein of Physicians for a National Health Program and Len Nichols of the New America Foundation. President Obama has unveiled a $3.6 trillion dollar budget for the coming fiscal year. Obama said the plan would ...

Change or More of the Same? Obama Introduces National Security Team | Democracy Now

December 8, 2008
We speak with investigative journalist Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation magazine and Steven Clemons of the New America Foundation [includes rush transcript]. ...

Change or More of the Same? Obama Introduces National Security Team | Democracy Now

December 2, 2008
We speak with investigative journalist Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation magazine and Steven Clemons of the New America Foundation. President-Elect Barack Obama ...

Nir Rosen on Democracy Now | 'How We Lost the War We Won: A Journey into Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan'

October 15, 2008
Investigative journalist Nir Rosen has just returned from Afghanistan, where he embedded with the Taliban and traveled far from capital city of Kabul, “Afghanistan’s version of the Green Zone.” He doesn’t think the US-led NATO occupation is winning in Afghanistan. His latest article for Rolling Stone magazine is “How We Lost the War We Won: A Journey into Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan.” LINK to video and transcript

Steve Coll on Democracy Now | 'Book Discussion: "The Bin Ladens"'

September 15, 2008
Steve Coll discusses his new book The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century, in which he details the complicated family history of Osama bin Laden, one of 54 children born to Mohammed bin Laden. LINK to video, audio, and transcript.
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Steve Clemons on Democracy Now | 'A Debate on Sen. Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy Record'

August 25, 2008

Much of the focus of Sen. Obama’s selection of Biden to be his running mate has centered on his foreign policy experience. Biden serves as the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee. In 2002, he helped push through a Senate resolution authorizing the invasion of Iraq. He has since become a persistent critic of President Bush’s policies in Iraq and the so-called troop surge.

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