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 23, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

World-renowned author and global justice activist Arundhati Roy discusses U.S. wars, the occupation in Kashmir, and her time spent with Maoist rebels in India.

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

The founder of Daily Kos slammed Kucinich for threatening to vote against the Democrats' healthcare reform bill. Kucinich defends his position.

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

A psychotherapist says depression can be debilitating -- but that it’s also been largely created by doctors and drug companies as a medical condition.

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

The earthquake that struck Chile was 500 times more powerful than the earthquake that struck Haiti, but it caused a fraction of the casualties.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

"We've had no contact at all ... We haven't even had a phone call."

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

Documents recently reviewed by the press revealed the contamination at Camp Lejeune was far more extensive and deadly than previously assumed.

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

Rep. Kucinich warns, "This is something that Jefferson feared, something that Lincoln feared."

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

Human rights groups say that Siddiqui, who has been found guilty of attempted murder, was forcibly disappeared by Pakistani officials in 2003 and tortured at the behest of the U.S.

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

In a historic move, Pentagon brass have called for an end to "don't ask, don't tell." Why are politicians like John McCain trying to keep it in place?

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

Remembering the lifelong dissident and peace activist and historian, who joined many of the struggles for social justice over the past fifty years.

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

An interview with journalist Kim Ives about Washington's domination of Haiti.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with Economist Rob Johnson who says it's time to cut accounts with banks like Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo and go local.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: Democracy Now!

Haiti has been devastated by a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake. The extent of the disaster is still unknown, but there are fears that tens of thousands of people have died.

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

Author: "Obama seems to have killed more civilians during his first year than Bush did in his first year."

Posted on: Nov 30, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Border guards held Goodman and her colleagues for an hour and a half, searching their belongings and telling them they could only stay in the country for two days.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Stephen Goose, director of Human Rights Watch's arms division, called the decision to keep the Bush-era policy "an appalling decision."

Posted on: Oct 27, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

The bereaved parents of Chancellor Keesling, a US soldier who took his own life in Iraq, wonder why the death of their son is treated differently than other mortalities.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

No federal regulations specifically govern the disposal of power plant discharges into waterways or landfills.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

The 287(g) program gives local law enforcement authority to enforce federal immigration laws, which has led to accusations of racial profiling.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

In its first review of the PATRIOT Act, the Court will rule on an anti-terror law outlawing any aid to groups on the State Department's list of terrorist groups.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Has the UN climate summit in New York just set the stage for disappointment in Copenhagen?

Posted on: Sep 16, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Forty percent of the nation’s community water systems violated the Safe Drinking Water Act at least once, exposing over 23 million people to potential danger.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis has had three execution dates despite overwhelming proof of his innocence. Now he'll finally have his day in court.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

The food industry has changed American eating habits and helped create the country's No. 1 public-health issue.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

"We are Hondurans. This is our land, these are our people, and this is our family. We do not want to go to another country."

Posted on: Jul 16, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Matt Taibbi argues that "Goldman Sachs has engineered every major market manipulation since the Great Depression."

Posted on: Jun 24, 2009, Source: King Features Syndicate

No legislation in the U.S. prevents the government from employing technology that monitors everything that goes through the Internet.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Sanders: We need to tell Obama that if he suppors a single-payer system, "he will have the backing of tens and tens of millions of Americans."

Posted on: Jun 4, 2009, Source: King Features Syndicate

His alleged killer was seen vandalizing the clinic both the week before and the day before the murder but officials failed to enforce existing laws.

Posted on: May 17, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

There's an international wave of pushback against corporate malfeasance and greed.

Posted on: May 14, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

"The real food is not being advertised. And that's really all you need to know."

Posted on: Apr 29, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Sheikh Zoubir Bouchikhi has been held without bail at a private immigration prison in Houston for the past four months.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

The investigative journalist for The New Yorker explains his recent bombshell revelation about Dick Cheney's "executive assassination" squads.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

An encampment is made up of over a hundred pink tents and is named to protest Seattle Mayor Greg Nickel's policies around the homeless.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Tens of thousands languish in immigration prisons in deplorable conditions without receiving a hearing on whether their detention is warranted.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Medha Patkar talks about trying to save one of the oldest civilizations and battling the world's most formidable institutions.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Gensler worked to exempt credit default swaps from regulation, which led to the collapse of A.I.G. and has resulted in our massive bailout.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

While Defense Minister Ehud Barak claims that Israel has "the most moral army in the world," IDF soldiers suggest otherwise.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Krugman on Geithner's toxic assets program: "It’s the zombie that you keep killing, and it just keeps coming back."

Posted on: Mar 23, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Activists slammed the event as a non-inclusive, corporate-driven fraud and called for a more open, democratic and transparent forum.