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: Feb 25, 2009, Source: Truthdig

U.S. consumers are exposed to a vast array of harmful chemicals and additives in toys, cosmetics, plastic water bottles and countless other products.

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

The judges even jailed some of the young people over the objections of their probation officers.

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

Ali Marzui, a giant in African studies, explains Obama's unprecedented rise to power.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

In a recent interview, Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur told Americans: 'Be squatters in your own homes. Don't you leave.'

Posted on: Feb 3, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

The U.S. likes to cast elections as proof of the legitimacy of the occupation, but many Iraqis saw their votes as a way to end it.

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

The economy is in freefall and the House GOP just stood back, making ridiculous ideological speeches about socialism.

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

Former AL Gov. Don Siegelman: "This is far more important than my case or Karl Rove. This is about restoring justice and preserving our democracy."

Posted on: Jan 20, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

Pulitzer Prize-winner Walker and civil rights hero Moses on the struggles that paved the way for Obama's success.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

In a final, childish act, Bush refuses to answer a question from Helen Thomas, the most senior member of the White House press corps.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

"We as Jews have to say to this country that claims to represent us, 'Stop. Stop. This is a humanitarian disaster.'"

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

Here's what the 50 million workers who saw their retirement plans drop by as much as 30 percent last year should know.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2009, Source: Democracy Now!

A "large number" of Monday's casualties were civilians, and twelve of them were children.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Reports indicate that 350 people have been killed and 1,400 injured in the aerial strikes across the Gaza Strip since Saturday morning.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Progressives are right to hold the line against Warren's bigoted positions on abortion and homosexuality.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Mike Connell, the chief IT consultant to Karl Rove, reportedly asked for protective custody from the government before he died.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

"How anyone can say that torture keeps Americans safe is beyond me," says the author of How to Break a Terrorist.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

The bailout is a parting gift to the people that George Bush once referred to jokingly as "my base."

Posted on: Nov 13, 2008, Source: Truthdig

On Inauguration Day, Obama could outlaw torture. It would be a tribute to those slaves who built his new home, the White House.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

John Pilger, Mahmood Mamdani, Raed Jarrar, Tariq Ali, Laura Carlsen, and more on Obama's troubling foreign policy ideas.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

A special five-hour election day broadcast from 7pm to Midnight EST (4pm-9pm PST) to bring you the 2008 election results as they come in.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

"At this point it's just kind of sad to see John McCain and the others going to the dark side ... a sad way to end his career."

Posted on: Oct 30, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Journalist Jane Mayer on how right-wing Washington insiders became "smitten" with Sarah Palin, and crowned her their VP.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

In 1998, Nigerian protesters occupying a Chevron oil platform were jailed and murdered. Now, the case is in a U.S. court.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with Iraq correspondent Patrick Cockburn and Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar on the Status of Forces Agreement.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Rosen: "People no longer trust the government. People fear the police at least as much as they fear the Taliban."

Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Lifelong Republican Frank Schaeffer says McCain is "deliberately feeding the most unhinged elements of our society the red meat of hate."

Posted on: Oct 8, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Why are there active duty soldiers stationed on U.S. streets?

Posted on: Oct 6, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

"We use phrases like 'victory.' We should be using phrases like 'justice for the people of the Middle East.'"

Posted on: Oct 2, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

As a new special prosecutor is assigned to probe the firings, stunning details emerge -- including Alberto Gonzales's fake notes.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2008, Source: King Features Syndicate

The Supreme Court will decide Monday whether it will take Davis' case. If it doesn't, he likely will be executed, despite evidence of his innocence.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Troy Davis is scheduled to die tonight. His sister Martina: "This is not just about Troy Davis, this is about a bigger system of injustice."

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

A new book delves into the secret history of the vice presidency, revealing Cheney as "the father of the warrantless domestic surveillance program."

Posted on: Sep 18, 2008, Source: King Features Syndicate

Now that the government is bailing out the finance industry, taxpayers should be in the driver's seat -- not politicians beholden to Wall Street.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Iraqi Blogger Raed Jarrar: The U.S./Iraq agreement legitimizes long term bases and calls for an indefinite number of U.S. troops to remain in Iraq.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2008, Source: Truthdig

Government crackdowns on journalists are a true threat to democracy.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

Rep. Ellison discusses the crackdown on reporters, why he opposes escalation in Afghanistan, and his experience as the first Muslim Congressman.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

With 300,000 security cameras in Beijing alone, China is at the forefront of the surveillance boom -- and U.S. corporations are reaping the profits.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2008, Source: King Features Syndicate

So why are people being arrested for lawful protest?

Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: Democracy Now!

A Texas army recruiter was recently suspended for telling a teenager he would be sent to jail if he chose college over the military.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2008, Source: King Features Syndicate

Obama's historic candidacy serves as an inspiration to people the world over.