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Democracy Now! Debuts on WCPT

“Chicago’s Progressive Talk” radio station WCPT (820 AM, 92.5 FM, 92.7 FM, 97.5 FM and streaming online) has added a new program to its lineup, Democracy Now! a syndicated, award-winning news hour hosted by respected journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing from 8 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Democracy Now! hosts debates between people that often disagree, such as White House or Pentagon spokespeople and grassroots activists. A War and Peace Report provides access to people and perspectives rarely heard in American corporate-sponsored media, including independent journalists and ordinary people from around the world, from academics and independent analysts.

Locally owned WCPT is one of the last independent radio stations in the country. Their format features nationally syndicated programs from personalities that include Bill Press, Ed Schultz and Thom Hartmann. Weekends include locally produced programs on home repair, gardening, politics, spirituality and other issues.

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