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Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now! and the co-author of The Silenced Majority.
Glenn Greenwald on How to Be a Terror "Expert": Ignore Facts, Blame Muslims, Trumpet U.S. Propaganda
Posted on: Jan 13, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
Steve Emerson's gaffe on Fox News raises questions about the entire field of so-called "terrorism experts."
Jeremy Scahill: How The World Officials Leading Sunday's Huge Paris March Oppose Press Freedom
Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
Hypocritical world leaders headed a rally of about 3.7 million across France in response to the Charlie Hebdo shootings.
From Drone Strikes to Black Sites: How U.S. Foreign Policy Runs Under a Cloak of Secrecy
Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
We give the CIA a greater and greater role in waging this covert war, says expert Scott Horton.
"Psychological Torture is Enshrined in U.S. Law": Complicity in Abuses Began Long Before Bush
Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
It is a desperate and very serious battle over impunity, says an expert.
Will Texas Execute a Schizophrenic Man Who Tried to Subpoena Jesus, JFK & the Pope at His Own Trial?
Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Scott Panetti was convicted of murder in 1992 and is scheduled to die today.
The Root is Racism in America: Ferguson Activist Speaks Out on Police Abuses After Meeting Obama
Posted on: Dec 2, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"There is no reason that our local law enforcement should have military weapons," said Ashley Yates.
From Shopping Malls to Football Stadiums: Ferguson Solidarity Protests Continue Nationwide
Posted on: Dec 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
As Darren Wilson resigns from the Ferguson police force, protests continue over a grand jury’s decision not to indict him for shooting dead Michael Brown.
Russell Brand: 'There Are No Political Figures That Are Interested in Representing Ordinary People'
Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The British comedian talks about fighting inequality, addiction, militarized policing, and Noam Chomsky.
'This is Crazy': Ex-State Dept. Official Blasts Obama’s Doubling of U.S. Troops in Iraq
Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Hoh, who resigned his post in protest in 2009 over Afghanistan, said that "this will spin out of control for the United States."
"The GMO Deception": How Big Ag and the Government Are Putting Your Food at Risk
Posted on: Nov 3, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
This election could turn the tide.
Noam Chomsky Blasts America for Its Inhumane Israel Policy
Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The renowned academic recently addressed the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict to 800 people inside the U.N. General Assembly hall.
'New York Times' Journalist James Risen Prepared to "Pay Any Price" to Report on War on Terror
Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Risen, who could face prison time, says that "without aggressive investigative reporting, we can’t really have a democracy."
Jeremy Scahill on Obama’s Orwellian War in Iraq: We Created the Very Threat We Claim to be Fighting
Posted on: Oct 3, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"What President Obama is doing is embracing the very lies that made the Cheney-Bush Iraq War possible."
Everything You Need to Know About Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution
Posted on: Oct 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Hong Kong is facing its biggest political unrest in decades as tens of thousands of protesters demand greater freedom from China.
200,000 Protesters in Hong Kong Defy Police Crackdown to Demand Greater Political Freedom
Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The protests have been dubbed Umbrella Revolution, for the umbrellas protesters have used to hide from the tear gas.
How the U.S. Concocted a Terror Threat to Justify Syria Strikes, and the Corporate Media Went Along
Posted on: Sep 29, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
According to writer Murtaza Hussain, anonymous officials say there was not any plan in the works to attack the United States.
Has Obama Got Us Trapped in a Perpetual War?
Posted on: Sep 23, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"We have the accomplishment of having repressive Arab regimes joining us in bombing another Arab state.”
Meet the Columbia Student Who Will Carry a Mattress on Campus Until Alleged Rapist is Expelled
Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Emma Sulkowicz said the school had botched her case.
Pressure Builds on University of Illinois to Reinstate Professor Who Is Critic of Israeli War in Gaza
Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has sparked an outcry over its withdrawal of a job offer to Steven Salaita.
More Than 400 Arrested as Growing Fast-Food Workers’ Movement Strikes for Living Wage, Unionization
Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"We're letting these corporations and franchises know that this movement is not a game."
Get Ready for the Big Internet Slowdown
Posted on: Sep 4, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Net neutrality is under threat as the FCC considers allowing large ISPs to create separate fast lanes and slow lanes.
Journalist on Crackdown in Ferguson: "Police Beckoned Us Over, Then Opened Fire When We Were Near"
Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Reporter injured by a rubber bullet and arrested discusses harassment of journalists in Ferguson.
Michael Brown's Killing Exposes the Neglect of Black Communities in the U.S.
Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"The foundation for the tension between police and the community has not changed," says law professor.
"A Justified Community Reaction:" Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Teen Sparks Days of Protests
Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Protests began immediately after the shooting of Michael Brown. Demonstrators have been met by riot police with dogs.
Noam Chomsky: America's Support for Israel Underwrites Human Atrocities in Gaza
Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The scholar says that a shift in America's opinion could make a difference surrounding the occupation.
Leaked U.S. Terrorist Watchlist Rulebook Reveals "Global Stop and Frisk Program"
Posted on: Jul 29, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
You can designate someone as a terror suspect even without concrete evidence, according to the government.
How John Kerry's Phony Diplomacy Set Up the Gaza Disaster
Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
AlterNet's Max Blumenthal characterized the current conflict as "an absolute failure of U.S. diplomacy."
Detroit Activists Seek U.N.'s Help as City Shuts Off Water to Thousands of Residents
Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Activists have been organizing against the city's water shutoffs, saying they target Detroit’s most vulnerable families.
Can the President Kill an American Anywhere in the World? Drone Memo Raises Troubling Questions
Posted on: Jun 24, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The memo explains the Obama administration's legal reasoning for killing a US citizen in a 2011 drone attack.
50 Years Later, How a New Freedom Summer Could Mobilize the South’s Disenfranchised People of Color
Posted on: Jun 17, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
A new report suggests much work remains to be done to turn the tide of inequality of minority voting in the U.S.
U.S. Revives Domestic Terror Unit Amid Rise in Right-Wing Shootings
Posted on: Jun 10, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
It couldn't come soon enough.
"War Criminals Shouldn’t Be Honored": Rutgers Students Nix Condoleezza Rice from Commencement Speech
Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"We are proud that our direct actions and our pressure were felt and our voices were heard from the bottom up."
Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas on His New Work "Documented: A Film by an Undocumented American"
Posted on: May 2, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"Before we change the politics of this issue, we have to change the culture of this issue."
After Tufts Found to Violate Title IX, How Student Rape Survivors Are Leading Movement for Reform
Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
An organizer with the "Know Your IX" campaign stood with VP Biden as he unveiled the administration’s new guidelines for handling sexual assault cases in schools.
Internet For the 1 Percent: New FCC Rules Strike Down Net Neutrality, Opening Fast Lanes for Fees
Posted on: Apr 25, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The federal government's newest ruling abandoning net neutrality endangers everyone.
How Refusing to Be an FBI Informant Can Get You Put on the No-Fly List
Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Naveed Shinwari and others fight back against the 13-year strong, well-funded U.S. War on Terror.
Toms River: How a Small Town Fought Back Against Corporate Giants for Toxic Dumping Linked to Cancer
Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
A 60-year saga of rampant pollution and inadequate oversight that makes Toms River a cautionary tale for industrial towns.
Segregation Alive and Well in U.S. Schools
Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation continues to define the public school experience.
Killing Nature's Defenders: Study Finds Global Surge in Murders of Environmental Activists
Posted on: Apr 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Since 2004, the killing of environmental and land rights activists worldwide has tripled.
War Tax Resisters Mark April 15 with Call to Stop Military Spending
Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
As military expenses are projected to be 45% of the 2015 federal budget, Americans resist by refusing to pay taxes.
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