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Reports from independent journalists and interviews with knowledgeable people covering the topics of independent journalists, democracy, human rights, press freedom, and journalism.

Dec 11, 2017

This archival episode of Democracycast was recorded live on September 17, 2016. Dean Edwards introduces Sanna Camera and Aisha Dabo from Dakar, Senegal. Jo Ellen Kaiser moderates as John Harvey, Jan Weinberg and Sally Gellett report from Zuccotti Park in New York City where the OWS movement gathered. They interview...

Nov 1, 2017

Whale watching in the Mid-Atlantic Ocean off Madeira Portugal. Madeira is 300 miles West of Morocco. Jane Chappell recounts a recent off-shore whale and dolphin boat tour. The Madeira Islands affords many opportunities for...

Aug 17, 2017


Minivan News reporter Ahmed Rilwan was abducted in the early hours of 8 August 2014 in the Maldives Islands. Minivan News editor Daniel Bosley gives an update and reports on the struggle for democracy there. 

Jan 9, 2017

Reports from the People's Convention which took place in Philadelphia on July 23, 2016. John Harvey was present and reports that it was a very happy event. David Spring reported. People displeased with Democratic Party and their pick of Tim Kaine. He reports that many at the People’s Convention feel he is too...

Jan 9, 2017

Seattle marches, Kshama Sawant, Mark had been pepper sprayed, and teargased along with other journalists and photographers. Two marches with heavy police and injuries including to local residents. World-wide increase in suppression of journalists.
Mark Taylor-Canfield’s many news outlets: ...