Democracy Now – News – 2016-05-19 (Video)

democracy_now2_300x300Headlines for May 19, 2016; Robert McChesney: Mainstream Corporate Media Covering 2016 Election Through Eyes of Clinton Campaign; Trump Vows to Sue New York Times in Latest Show of Disregard for Freedom of Press; Robert McChesney: Facebook’s Monopoly & Surveillance Antithetical to Free Press and a Free Society; In Obama’s Backyard, Father of 5 US-born Kids Seeks Sanctuary in Chicago Church to Avoid Deportation; Rebel Reporter: Late Poet and Activist John Ross Remembered in New Book on Independent Journalism.

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times.