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: 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.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Constitutional lawyer and blogger Glenn Greenwald speaks to Amy Goodman about the Manning hearings and the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Vowing to fight the influence of money over politics, Anderson kicked off his campaign Monday.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Talks have entered their 10th day, but doubt is growing that a legally binding deal to combat climate change will be reached by Friday.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Longtime investigative journalist Seymour Hersh questions the growing consensus on Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

As police violently crack down on protests across the US, we look at the increasing influence of military technology on domestic police forces.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Consider the sign at Liberty Plaza, held by yet another veteran: “2nd time I’ve fought for my country. 1st time I’ve known my enemy.”

Posted on: Sep 28, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Moore: The majority of Americans are really upset at Wall St. You've got an army just waiting for somebody to do something, and the something has started.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Ron Suskind's book has elicited harsh reaction from the White House since it was published. The authors tells his side.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Banks are sitting on cash hoards and corporate profits are riding high -- yet ordinary US taxpayers face joblessness and cuts.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Despite evidence that he's innocent, Troy Davis faces execution on September 21. With a culture that cheers Rick Perry's execution record, what chance does he have?

Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

New information has emerged about the possible role of prominent Saudis in the 9/11 plot, and former Florida Senator Graham says it's big.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

A new documentary links Guatemala’s turbulent past with those who are active players in its present.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

According to the US Census, 46.2 million people lived in poverty last year in the United States. Economist Heidi Shierholz explains why the real number is even bigger.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Noam Chomsky discusses US military adventurism abroad and domestic economic catastrophe.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Education expert Diane Ravitch and New York schoolteacher Brian Jones discuss the real problems with--and real solutions for--our public school system.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

In an interview with Amy Goodman, Matt Taibbi explains how the SEC has let the Wall Street bankers who created the global economic crisis get away with it all.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Speaking with the director of "Paradise Lost," about how skewed values and poor investigating kept three men in prison for nearly 20 years.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Background on the increasingly visible group... plus an interview with a disguised member, "X."

Posted on: Aug 16, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

BART officials were forced to close four train stations during rush hour on Monday as free speech advocates, organized by Anonymous, attempted to disrupt the evening commute.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

A group of radical Christians and self-proclaimed prophets from a little-known movement called the New Apostolic Reformation have been quietly pushing for Perry.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

The 15-city Poverty Tour comes on the heels of last week's deficit agreement, which excluded a tax hike on the wealthy and any measures to tackle high unemployment.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Barbara Ehrenreich discusses the sorry state of the American economy and how it impacts real people.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Food safety advocates say this latest outbreak shows how budget cuts have hampered the ability of federal and state health agencies to effectively protect public health.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Plus, the News of the World scandal.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Norwegian shooter/bomber Anders Behring Breivik left behind a 1,500-page "manifesto," and its ideas bear an eerie similarity to American right-wing thought.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Among those facing misdemeanor civil disobedience charges is Rev. Peter Morales, who discusses why he was arrested and the troubling raids of Latino neighborhoods.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Military contract whistleblower Bunny Greenhouse's legal win is welcome, but US taxpayers are still out $5 trillion for Bush's wars.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Israel has passed a law outlawing citizens from advocating for boycotts against any Israeli person or entity. The law is drawing criticism as an attack on freedom of speech.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

The response to the Norway attacks shows that the world "terrorism" has no meaning -- aside from when it's used to bash Muslims.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

A discussion about Barr's groundbreaking sitcom, and how she "made it OK for women to talk about their actual lives on television."

Posted on: Jul 18, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Kasrils has just written a book about his wife Eleanor, a Scottish South African anti-apartheid activist, with whom he organize inside and outside South Africa for three decades.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Assange and renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek discuss the release of the largest trove of classified U.S. government records in history.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman discusses race, class, labor, and sexuality with the legendary filmmaker-turned-novelist.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Legendary journalist Bill Moyers discusses the transformation of democracy from a citizens' to a consumer society and the importance of non-corporate media.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Seymour Hersh says the US might attack Iran based on distorted estimates of Iran's nuclear and military threat -- just like it did with Saddam in Iraq.

Posted on: May 28, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Biologist Sandra Steingraber talks about the threats that fracking poses to our food, water, jobs, and even our health.

Posted on: May 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

News audiences are seeing an increasing number of "severe weather" warnings on TV, but little connection has been made to the role humans have played in driving climate change.