Stories by Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,200 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: Aug 23, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

In Oklahoma, funeral services were held Friday for Khalid Jabara, a Lebanese-American man police say was shot dead by his next-door neighbor in a possible hate crime.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Saudi Arabia as the Obama administration is facing increasing pressure for its support of the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Ahead of the final weekend of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian police have accused a group of U.S. Olympic swimmers of vandalism during an incident at a gas station last weekend.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

According to the State Department’s statement, a plane filled with $400 million in cash for Iran was "leverage" to ensure that five American prisoners held by Iran were released.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

News that the Department of Justice will phase out 13 private prisons sent stocks plummeting on Thursday.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

The DOJ’s announcement that it will phase out federal prisons operated by private prison companies will have no direct impact on private immigrant detention facilities, which are operated by the same companies under contracts with the Department of Homeland Security.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

In what some are calling a historic change in policy, the Justice Department says it will phase out the use of privately run federal prisons.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Currently, there is a growing protest in North Dakota, where hundreds of indigenous activists have shut down construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Hillary Clinton has announced former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as the head of her transition team.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

In the latest escalation of the war in Syria, Russia has begun launching airstrikes from an Iranian air base.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

The actor spoke out with activist Larry Hamm recently.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

On Monday, while Trump was speaking in Youngstown, Ohio, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden held a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Award-winning journalist Matt Taibbi and author Phyllis Bennis dissect Trump's proposals outlined in his Youngstown, Ohio, speech Monday.

Posted on: Aug 16, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! spoke with Linda Sarsour, co-founder of the Muslim Democratic Club of New York, about Trump's "extreme vetting" for immigrants proposed in his speech yesterday.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Stanford swimmer Simone Manuel has made history, becoming the first African-American female swimmer to win an Olympic medal in an individual event.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Protests are continuing in Milwaukee two days after police shot dead a 23-year-old African-American man named Sylville Smith.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

"Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart" features stories from Egypt, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Journalist Scott Anderson spoke with Democracy Now! about the rise of Islamic extremism since the Iraq War.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

The damning report issued by the Justice Department this week about policing in Baltimore highlighted one African-American man in his fifties who was stopped more than 30 times by police.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Chicago is once again rocked by protests over police brutality, following the release of video showing the fatal police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager.

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