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 17, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with two of America's leading dissidents on how the highest act of patriotism would be opposing the war in Iraq and calling for a withdrawal of our troops.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Our airwaves, the single most important method by which Americans get information about choosing the future president, are being held hostage by corporate broadcasters.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

If you are upset that Congress won't defund the war in Iraq, there's something you can do: Take the IRS up on its offer for a war tax refund.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

David Hicks pleaded guilty Monday to providing material support for terrorism. His trial gives us another opportunity to demand the closure of Guantanamo.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Want to help finance terrorism? Buy a Chiquita banana.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

As the U.S. enters its fifth year in Iraq, an increasingly powerful voice comes from soldiers and their families, who are turning grief into anti-war action.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

In this interview, the author of a devastating biography of Donald Rumsfeld covers how the former defense secretary was loathed by the first Bush president and how Rummy layed the groundwork for torture in Gitmo and Iraq.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Harry Belafonte, the first African-American to win an Emmy, is a living library of the civil-rights movement and liberation struggles worldwide. He enters his ninth decade as fearless as ever.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Private prisons make money from locking up immigrant families -- including young children -- indefinitely.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Clinton invites voters to turn elsewhere for an anti-war presidential candidate, and they will oblige.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Imprisoned reporter Josh Wolf and his attorney explain why his jailing for refusal to release video footage is an attack on journalism itself.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Jailed journalist Josh Wolf has remained in prison so long because he lacks the backing of a large media organization that could agitate to protect his rights -- so Congress should step in.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Molly has died, but the fight goes on.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The military court stifled Watada's challenge to the war's legality, but his stand reveals the path those in power should follow.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

It is up to the new Democratic majority to investigate the use of torture and demand prosecution for those who engaged in it.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2006, Source: Democracy Now!

A scandalous new report shows how widespread and pernicious fake news has become.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2006, Source: Democracy Now!

<b>News</b>: Thousands of high school students walked out of their schools this week to protest the anti-immigrant House bill.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2006, Source: Democracy Now!

In her first broadcast interview, a VA nurse explains how she was investigated for 'sedition' after writing a letter that was critical of the Bush Administration.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

On Nov.2, 20 college students in Virginia staged a walkout on the World Can't Wait day of action. The school administration shut down the protest and threatened to expel them.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

The closed session invoked by Harry Reid yesterday was much more than a partisan tactic. It is the first step in telling the public what really happened to lead us into war.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Col. Janis Karpinski, the highest-ranking officer demoted in connection with the torture scandal, speaks out about what happened at the Abu Ghraib prison.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Col. Janis Karpinski, the highest-ranking officer demoted in connection with the torture scandal, speaks out about what happened at the Abu Ghraib prison.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Thousands of prisoners were abandoned for days when Katrina hit New Orleans; more than 500 are still missing.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

In his first interview in the United States, the Venezuelan president talks about President Bush, Pat Robertson and giving cheap oil to America's poor.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

A tour of the streets of New Orleans reveals a body that has lain unclaimed for two weeks while every agency denies responsibility for removing it.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

A reporter describes the squalor, desperation and fear he witnessed while on location at New Orleans' Superdome on Thursday.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

A volunteer in the wake of the hurricane reports an increasingly desperate situation as patients and staff at a New Orleans hospital run out of food and water.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

After 36 years, the Irish Republican Army lays down its weapons. Now what?

Posted on: Jul 25, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

After four of the nation's biggest labor unions announced their plans to boycott the AFL-CIO convention in Chicago this week, the future of organized labor hangs in the balance.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Sandra Day O'Connor's retirement has sparked a battle that could last for months. In a roundtable discussion, progressive and conservative lobbying groups discuss the scary road ahead.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Iraqi blogger Faiza Jarrar says her country's fate is in the hands of an American government that knows nothing about what Iraq and its people are about.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Thursday on Capitol Hill, John Conyers will host an urgent and long-awaited public hearing about the implications of the Downing Street Memo.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Amnesty's chief goes head-to-head with a White House lawyer about Guantanamo, war crimes, and the word 'gulag.'

Posted on: May 4, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Former army sergeant Erik Saar served as a translator at Guantanamo Bay. What he witnessed included sexual abuse, mock interrogations, the use of dogs, and worse.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

In the wake of a Pentagon report that clears the U.S. of any wrongdoing in the shooting of Giuliana Sgrena and the killing of an agent, Sgrena isn't satisfied -- and neither are the Italians on the commission.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Phyllis Bennis and Peter Brookes debate nominee John Bolton's credentials for U.N. Ambassador.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Government-supplied propaganda has become pervasive in mainstream media, from hiring journalists to write puff pieces to credentialing fake reporters to fawning reports from embedded reporters in Iraq. Where is independent media?

Posted on: Apr 4, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

Three progressive religious scholars discuss the beliefs and actions that shaped John Paul II's papacy, and where the Catholic Church is headed.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

P.R. expert John Stauber and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Laurie Garrett comment on the Times' front page investigation of the 'fake news' scandals.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2005, Source: Democracy Now!

As the Italian intelligence agent who lost his life protecting Giuliana Sgrena is laid to rest, Amy Goodman speaks with a founder of Sgrena's newspaper about differing accounts, Italians' reaction and the brutality of war.

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