Stories by Amy Goodman

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

If a U.S. citizen, soldier or official were waterboarded somewhere overseas, would Americans hesitate for a moment to call it torture?

Posted on: Nov 1, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Congress will vote today on climate change legislation: Will it be a boon for the environment or big business?

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

Amy Goodman talks about carrying on with Bell's palsy -- and the other public figures who've kept working during the illness, too.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

One of the world's leading scientists on global warming talks about the future of the planet, its species and our energy future.

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

While the press does an admirable job bringing us live images of extreme weather, it doesn't explain why these events are happening.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Environmental journalist Bill McKibben explains the connection between raging wildfires and our warming planet.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The peace tower in Iceland that Yoko Ono dreamed up 40 years ago has as much resonance now as it would have during the Vietnam War.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2007, Source: Truthdig

Troy Davis faces death by lethal injection in Georgia for a crime with questionable evidence, and his sister, Martina Correia fights alongside him while also battling breast cancer.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The barbarous military regime depends on revenue from the nation’s gas reserves and partners such as Chevron, a detail ignored by the Bush administration.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with those who have first-hand knowledge of the military crackdown in Myanmar (Burma) where the junta has shot at unarmed crowds and raided monasteries.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2007, Source: Truthdig

Focusing on whether Columbia University should have invited Iran's President Ahmadinejad to speak, Bush's drumbeat for war with Iran goes unchallenged. Let this not be a reprise of the war on Iraq.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Naomi Klein goes head to head with Alan Greenspan on the Iraq war, Bush's tax cuts, economic populism, crony capitalism and more.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The Jena Six face discrimination from the school, the law, and the town at large.

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

Bush flew from the bayou to Baghdad as a People's Hurricane tribunal in New Orleans put every level of government on trial. What was the verdict?

Posted on: Aug 29, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

From torture, warrantless wiretapping and the firing of U.S. attorneys to the expansion of powers of the executive branch, Gonzales has been a dogged enforcer and defender of the most egregious policies of the Bush/Cheney administration.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2007, Source: Truthdig

Central to the debate is the question, "Are psychologists participating in torture?"

Posted on: Aug 16, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Jose Padilla has been found guilty in court and faces possible life in prison, but forensic psychiatrist Dr. Angela Hegarty explains after interviewing him that Padilla already paid the ultimate price through torture -- he's lost his mind.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

As Rove joins the ranks of discredited politicians who resign "in order to spend more time with family," a retrospective of his dirty tricks is in order.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

As Rove joins the ranks of discredited politicians who resign "in order to spend more time with family," a retrospective of his dirty tricks is in order.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

People are finding innovative ways to fight back against Rupert Murdoch, to demand independent, community-based media. You can join the movement to create new, full-power, noncommercial FM radio stations in the U.S.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Pepsi is being forced to change the labels on its Aquafina water to admit it is tap water.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The parents of an Iraq veteran who committed suicide are suing the Department of Veterans Affairs for wrongful death and medical malpractice.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Congress is considering bipartisan legislation that will cover poor children in the U.S. The major obstacle? President Bush is vowing to veto the bill.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Congress is considering bipartisan legislation that will cover poor children in the U.S. The major obstacle? President Bush is vowing to veto the bill.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Nearly half of all foreign militants targeting U.S. troops in Iraq have come from Saudi Arabia -- an inconvenient truth for the White House papered over with the lie that Iran is the chief instigator.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Last week in Detroit, the NAACP held a mock funeral for the N-word. But a chilling case in Louisiana shows us how far we have to go to bury racism.

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

Presidential Scholars, a group of gifted high school students, told Bush what they thought of his policies on torture.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

The proposed oil law facing the Iraqi cabinet would allow Western oil companies to take about 50% of all production as their share, an "obvious robbery of the Iraqi oil," says oil workers union heavy.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The story of the leak of the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times is famous, but how they got published as a book, with Gravel’s face on the jacket, reads like a John Grisham novel.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Moore explains how the the obscene profits made by the CEOs of "non-profit" hospitals started with Richard Nixon in this powerful interview about his new documentary, SiCKO.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Moore knows that people who organize can fight back and win. "SiCKO" is more than a movie; it's a movement.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

High school students in Connecticut weren't allowed to discuss the war, so they wrote a play about it. "Voices in Conflict," was quickly banned by the school, but made it to New York where it brought the audience to tears.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The tenet of medicine to do no harm applies to psychologists, yet they are increasingly implicated in abusive interrogations at U.S. military detention facilities like Guantanamo.

Posted on: May 30, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

Peace activist Cindy Sheehan has announced she is stepping back from her role as a leading campaigner against the Iraq war. Amy Goodman talks with her about her decision.

Posted on: May 30, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Listening to retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John Batiste, you sense his intense loyalty to the military where he served 31 years. So why did CBS News fire him as a paid news consultant?

Posted on: May 23, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The Democratic Party leadership is stabbing its base in the back with secret "free trade" deals made behind closed doors with the White House.

Posted on: May 16, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Studs Terkel, the great journalist, raconteur and listener, turns 95 this week.

Posted on: May 9, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

The work of journalist Anthony Mitchell, who was just killed in Kenya, revealed the need for our exchange with Africa to involve more than oil, guns and secret prisons.

Posted on: May 4, 2007, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with two journalists who give accounts of police beatings and rubber-bullet barrages in Tuesday's immigration protests in Los Angeles.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2007, Source: King Features Syndicate

Following the mass slaughter on the Virginia Tech campus, the U.S. government quietly released a convicted terrorist and mass murderer.

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