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: 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.

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

Editors of a newspaper in Ciudad Juárez have set off a national debate after publishing an editorial directly addressing the drug cartels that have terrorized the city.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Says Greenwald in a wide ranging interview, it's extremely telling, that two years into this administration, that all the Democrats have is a fear campaign.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Arianna discusses her new book on how our politicians are abandoning the middle-class and betraying the American dream.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2010, Source: King Features Syndicate

The ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States should serve as a moment to reflect on tolerance.

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

With so much opportunity, why has Obama presided over such an economic disaster?

Posted on: Sep 2, 2010, Source: King Features Syndicate

The author of 'The Vagina Monologues' recently sat down with me, in the midst of her battle with uterine cancer, to discuss New Orleans and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2010, Source: King Features Syndicate

The massive recall of salmonella-infected eggs opens a window on the power of large corporations over not only our health, but over our government.

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

An interview with Bhairavi Desai of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, who spoke to the victim from his hospital bed.

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

'If I went to Lago Agrio as myself and pretended to write a story, no one would suspect that the starry-eyed young American poking around was actually shilling for Chevron.'

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

Finally allowed to speak, Nick Merrill joins us in his first broadcast interview to talk about how he challenged the FBI’s use of national security letters.

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

A new US Army report finds the rate of suicide by soldiers in the Army has risen above the civilian rate for the first time since Vietnam.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The planet is running out of water. It was about time for the UN to recognize the right of every human being on earth to water and sanitation.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

lyse Hogue of MoveOn.Org, and Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee on recapturing the Democratic Party.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

In a wide-ranging interview, Moore talks about his controversial career, taking over his local Democratic Party, and unloads on Obama's handling of the Afghan war.

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

Boggs calls Detroit a "symbol of a new kind of society, of people who grow their own food, of people who try and help each other."

Posted on: Jun 17, 2010, Source: King Features Syndicate

Canada wants justice for Maher Arar, who was seized by U.S. officials and sent to Syria, where he was tortured for a year.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Though George W. Bush paved the way for the catastrophe, it was Obama who gave BP the green light to drill.

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

Environmental groups are challenging ongoing oil operations in the gulf that are exempt from Obama's moratorium.

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

Jon Burge oversaw a brutal interrogation program that sent countless innocent men to prison after they were tortured into confessing to crimes they didn't commit.

Posted on: May 21, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

A debate between two experts on the uprising and brutal military crackdown in Bangkok.

Posted on: May 18, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Chomsky: "It's almost unheard of, outside of totalitarian states, for a government to prevent someone from responding to an invitation at a university to give a talk."

Posted on: May 12, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Two leading legal experts debate the pros and cons of Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan.

Posted on: May 4, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

A stunning glimpse into Prince's future plans and his crude, racist beliefs.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

It was a boycott that eventually forced Arizona to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It is a shame that similar tactics are needed again.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

While we know relatively little about the frontrunner in the nomination race, she is a darling of conservatives, aligns with Sen. Lindsey Graham, and loves executive power.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Matt Taibbi takes an in-depth look at the experience of an Alabama town and its disastrous dealings with Wall Street.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Glenn Greenwald and WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange discuss why footage capturing of U.S. troops shooting unarmed civilians is not an "aberration."

Posted on: Apr 5, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Sunday's bombings followed a massacre of 25 people south of Baghdad. The bloodshed has renewed fears of a return to sectarian violence in Iraq.

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

Do we really want to be equal with the people who ripped us off?

Posted on: Mar 31, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

The biggest winners in Obama's latest foreclosure prevention plan are the banks that created this mess.

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

Prominent Catholics say the Pope must be ready to answer questions about “the largest institutional crisis in centuries, possibly in church history."