Stories by Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the co-author of “The Silenced Majority,” a New York Times best-seller. subscribe to Amy Goodman's feed

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

A 60-year saga of rampant pollution and inadequate oversight that makes Toms River a cautionary tale for industrial towns.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: Democracy Now

60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation continues to define the public school experience.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Since 2004, the killing of environmental and land rights activists worldwide has tripled.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

As military expenses are projected to be 45% of the 2015 federal budget, Americans resist by refusing to pay taxes.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

A debate on what the next step should be in the push for humane immigration reform.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Hundreds marched to protest a spate of deadly police shootings—the latest being the killing of a homeless man named James Boyd.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Not a single major bank employee saw imprisonment for mortgage fraud.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

What we lose when we lose privacy.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

'Glory, glory, we need health care!'

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

NSA masqueraded as Facebook server to infiltrate user data using malware 'implants.'

Posted on: Mar 5, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

'You've got to be willing to heal, and you've got to let the hate go.'

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

CODEPINK founder and peace activist speaks from hospital about being violently attacked at Cairo's airport.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

The plastics industry has a big propaganda denial campaign in the works.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Karim Khan was abducted Feb.5, just before he was due to travel to Europe to speak out about U.S. drone strikes. He was held for nine days and was repeatedly tortured and beaten.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Guardian journalist Luke Harding says paragraphs of his writing mysteriously disappeared while working on his latest book 'The Snowden Files.'

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Will this bring the 6th mass extinction in Earth's history?

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Days before his scheduled departure to Europe — where he would speak on the impact of U.S. drone wars — the anti-drone activist and journalist is missing.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

A new press freedom survey shows the U.S. now ranks 46th among 180 countries, down 13 spots from the previous year.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Privacy advocates held one of their biggest online actions to keep the Internet open, private and free.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

How two corrupt judges received $2.6 million in kickbacks from the private prison facility industry.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Okinawa's residents continue to resist human rights abuses and call for accountability.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Chomsky pulls no punches in this interview with Goodman, joined by scholar Rashid Khalidi.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The biggest heist nobody's ever heard about, pulled off by two professors, a day-care provider and a taxi driver.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

How John Raines, Bonnie Raines and Keith Forsyth broke into a Media, Pa., FBI office and uncovered COINTELPRO.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Society is a long way off from understanding the "complex issues for why people really become addicted," says Dr. Carl Hart.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

'TAO is basically a unit that is designed to cultivate the most advanced hacking operations and skills of any unit, any entity on the Earth.'

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

The man who directed "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" trains his sights on legendary political dissident Noam Chomsky.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

After an eight-year-long legal battle, landmark case goes to trial in a federal court.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Now Katrina Browne urges Americans to explore their own roots.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013, Source: Democracy Now

Democracy Now! speaks with the author of a shocking new book that reveals the Ivy League's bloodied history.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with Ju Hong, Korean immigrant rights activist, who questioned Obama at his recent SF talk.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Meanwhile, the Polish Ministry of Economy has teamed up with the World Coal Association to put on this parallel International Coal & Climate Summit.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

In an interview, author Craig Steve Wilder discusses how many major U.S. universities are drenched in the sweat and blood of people brought to the U.S. as slaves.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Four former U.S. intelligence officials — all whistleblowers themselves — tell about their trip to meet NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Russia and present him with an award.

Posted on: Oct 11, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Republican leaders want the Supreme Court to throw out limits on campaign contributions.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Protesting is a fundamental human right. Why do governments see it as a threat?

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

"We were all just trying to go back home, because we all fear going back to Mexico."

Posted on: Sep 29, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

As Republicans try again to block implementation, the major part of the Affordable Care Act is about to take effect.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Thirty Greenpeace activists remain jailed in Russia facing possible piracy charges after they attempted to board Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil rig.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: Democracy Now

We still face catastrophe today.