Friday Nite Videos | July 23, 2021
How Pegasus Spyware Was Found on Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancée's Phone
A global consortium of news outlets has been investigating the spyware called Pegasus and the Israeli company that sells it to foreign governments. Pegasus has been used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and others. One target: Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée.
#ShowMustGoOn - Flashmob at the Odéon (Paris)
Cultural workers stage a flashmob for culture in front of the Odeon Theater in Paris, with three songs: The Sound of Silence (Paul Simon), Dying on Stage (M. Jouveaux / J. Barnel) and The Show Must Go On (Queen).
“Crime of the Century”: How Big Pharma Fueled the Opioid Crisis That Killed 500,000
Democracy Now speaks with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, whose latest documentary, “The Crime of the Century,” looks at the pharmaceutical industry’s methods in promoting and selling the powerful drugs.
MAGA Crime Spree: Count Up to 12 Indictments
The chair of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee was recently arrested. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by The Nation’s Elie Mystal to discuss the barrage of indictments and convictions surrounding citizen Trump.
The Decline of the Death Penalty Across America
Virginia abolished the death penalty on March 24, 2021, making it the 23rd state to do so. The decline of the death penalty in America continues.