As the most prestigious international biennial art exhibition in the world takes place in Italy, Democracy Now speaks with one of the most celebrated Palestinian artists, Emily Jacir, who joins the Venice Biennale.
Democracy Now is broadcasting from the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international art exhibition, where this year's theme, "All the World’s Futures," has not been without controversy.
With legalization in some states, the prohibition on marijuana has ended and Willie Nelson is leading the way for weed quality and social responsibility with his own brand.
New methodologies are needed that inculcate true individuality and creative independent thinking. At the heart of the required changes – which need to be both gradual and radical – must be education – formal and non-formal.
While the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the U.S. State Department have called for his immediate release, Jason Rezaian remains detained in an Iranian prison. His fate resides in the hands of an infamous judge known for committing human rights abuses.
Our current socio-economic order way of living in this world is not how humans should be. According to Mohandas Gandhi, “all humanity is one undivided and indivisible family,” and without this sense of community, we are left feeling lonely and lost.
If much of today's news seems unreal to you, that's because corporations are spoon-feeding it to the media. Big food companies are now sponsoring "boot camps" for reporters on the issues of “feeding the world’s growing population.”
If we were to step back from the diversionary label of journalism and evaluate the deeper ideological commitments that shape mainstream news, what are they really? Robert Jensen evaluates an organization’s coverage of environmental news.
A democratic socialist and all, Bernie Sanders isn't being taken seriously by the corporate media. But to mainstream media's surprise, Sanders’s positions are quite mainstream to the stances of the general American public.
When we talk about two things that should never be combined, government and Corporatism is one of them. The massive power held by U.S. global corporations and the rich and powerful has the ability to do irreparable damage to America.