Stories by Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,200 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, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Poverty is no longer black and brown - it is multicultural and multiracial - and is engulfing millions of us.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

NSA whistleblower William Binney believes domestic surveillance has become more expansive under President Obama than President George W. Bush.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

This Summit of the Americas will become an historic moment in the rapidly transforming, global drug policy debate.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Selma James coined the term "unwaged" work to describe the real work of housewives--and she has some thoughts that Mitt and Ann Romney might learn from.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

The Bush administration secretly trained an Iranian opposition group despite its inclusion on the State Department's list of foreign terrorists.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with Firoze Manji, who argues that unrest in Mali and beyond is 'driven by the fact that over the last 30 years our people have lost all the gains of independence.'

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

The alleged shooter, Officer Anthony Carelli, is due in court later this month on an unrelated 2008 police brutality case.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Kenneth Chamberlain is looking for answer as to why his father was shot by police, who yelled racial slurs before breaking down his door and opening fire.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

An investigative reporter reveals that the NSA has established listening posts throughout the nation to collect and sift through billions of email messages and phone calls.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Afghans are furious at the US military after an Army sergeant killed 16 civilians, 9 of them children.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Latin American leaders are increasingly speaking out against prohibition. And public opinion in America, especially when it comes to legalizing pot, is shifting very rapidly.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Attorney General Eric Holder gave a broad defense of the chillingly expansive authority that the United States claims to be able to kill people, including its own citizens.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales speak with Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day, the global movement to end domestic violence, and the playwright behind "The Vagina Monologues."

Posted on: Feb 6, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

A report found that since President Obama took office between 282 and 535 civilians have been reported as killed in Pakistan, including more than 60 children.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Fox talks with Democracy Now following his arrest Wednesday while trying to film a Congressional hearing.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman interviews the Director of "The House I Live In" to explore the horrific failures of drug war, as well as the argument for a public health approach.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman and Raj Patel discuss the 49 million people who are struggling to get enough to eat in America, and why GOP candidates' posturing isn't helping.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Here's what you need to know about two controversial internet anti-piracy bills moving through Congress and the massive backlash against them.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

For Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Democracy Now! hosts a discussion of mass incarceration among African-Americans and how it has created a new Jim Crow era.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Across the country, state legislatures and governors are pushing laws that seek to restrict access to the voting booth.