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: Mar 28, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

As many as 500,000 protesters marched in London on Saturday to protest Britain’s deepest cuts to public spending since World War II.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide headed back to Haiti on Thursday for the first time since being ousted in a 2004 U.S.-backed coup.

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

For decades right-wing ideologues have exploited crises to push through an agenda that has nothing to do with resolving those crises. Wisconsin is no different.

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

"Climate change challenges everything conservatives believe in. So they're choosing to disbelieve it, at our peril."

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

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has unveiled a budget slashing aid to schools and local districts, cutting an estimated 12,000 jobs.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Rolling Stone's Taibbi explains how the American people have been defrauded by Wall St. investors and how the financial crisis is tied to Wisconsin.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales interview Democratic State Senator Chris Larson, who pledges to stay in Illinois until Walker's union-busting bill is killed.

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

Chomsky: "What has to be done is what's happening in Madison, or Tahrir Square. If there's mass popular opposition, any political leader is going to have to respond.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Independent journalist Brandon Jourdan had all of his documents, computer, phone and camera flash drives searched and copied upon arriving at a US airport.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

World-renowned public intellectual Noam Chomsky discusses the protests in defense of public sector employees and unions in Wisconsin.

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

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards: The GOP majority in the House is "basically trying to end family planning and access to birth control in America."

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

An interview with Noam Chomsky about what this means for the future of the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy in the region.

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

Violent clashes have broken out between pro-Mubarak and anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

One week after the unprecedented popular uprising began in Egypt, more than 2 million people descend on Tahrir Square to demand regime change in the country.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Following the massive popular uprising, U.S. foreign aid continues to flow to Egypt.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Reporter on the ground in Egypt: "They want [Mubarak] to step down. And they will not leave the streets of Cairo, the streets of Egypt, until he does."

Posted on: Jan 27, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Guardian reporter Jack Shenker was arrested and beaten by plainclothes police on Tuesday night and shoved into a truck with dozens of other people.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

What's striking about these documents is the degree to which the U.S. pressures the Palestinians, and how much American diplomats are in cahoots with Israel.

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

Piven explains bizarre attacks Fox News' Beck has leveled at her for over a year.

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

Giffords' intern: Arizona "has been at the forefront of negative rhetoric."

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

Arizona mental health professional H. Clarke Romans talks about state budget cuts that deprive people with mental health problems of much needed care.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Arizona Sheriff Dupnik stood by earlier comments that the right-wing has created a climate of hate that can lead individuals to violence.

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

The physical and psychological effects experienced by people held for extended periods in solitary confinement, says prison expert Dr. Atul Gawande.

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

Physician Gabor Maté argues too many doctors ignore what was once a commonplace assumption, that emotions are implicated in the development of illnesses and in their healing.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Then-U.S. ambassador to France Craig Stapleton was concerned about France's decision to ban cultivation of GM corn produced by Monsanto and threatened recourse.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Post-industrial capitalism has completely destroyed the conditions required for healthy childhood development.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! speaks with two of the antiwar activists being targeted and two former FBI agents.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Noted feminists go head to head about how we should think about the allegations against the Wikileaks founder.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2010, Source: King Features Syndicate

If WikiLeaks is a criminal organization, what of its media partners, like The New York Times?

Posted on: Dec 9, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

There's a real division, not only between rich countries who are very much for this and others, but also in the progressive community.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Greenwald: "What is really going on here is a war over control of the Internet, and whether or not the Internet can actually serve its ultimate purpose."

Posted on: Dec 3, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

A spirited debate over the cause of ending hidden, secretive government.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Assange's lawyer in Britain speaks out on behalf of the Wikileaks founder in hiding in the UK.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

World-renowned political dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky discusses the release of more than 250,000 secret U.S. State Department cables by WikiLeaks.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Derrick Jensen on why a society built on non-renewable resources cannot last.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2010, Source: King Features Syndicate

Obama's visit to Indonesia is a tacit approval of wide-spread killings by the Kopasus death squads.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The object of warfare is to take over a country's land, raw materials and assets. Today you can do it financially simply by creating credit.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The co-founders of the Free Speech for People coalition discuss why a Constitutional amendment is needed to overturn Citizens United.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Zizek: I really am worried about how the far right is setting the general political agenda, even while being in the minority.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The US government is racing to prepare for the fallout.