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 24, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

A new article in the medical journal The Lancet has concluded much of the Northern Hemisphere will be too hot by 2085 to host the Summer Olympics.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

On Tuesday, President Obama visited Louisiana for the first time since the devastating floods that killed 13 people and damaged 60,000 homes.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Last week, Donald Trump once again upended his campaign team and named Stephen Bannon, the head of Breitbart Media, to be his campaign chief.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

A new study has found that without action on climate change, the millennial generation as a whole will lose nearly $8.8 trillion in lifetime income dealing with the impacts of climate change.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

In North Dakota, indigenous activists are continuing to protest the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which they say would threaten to contaminate the Missouri River.

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 22, 2016, Source: Democracy Now!

Even before the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen began more than a year ago, Yemen was ranked as one of the poorest countries in the world.

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

The disturbing investigation is unfolding four years later.

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.

Pages