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Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now! and the co-author of The Silenced Majority.
Noam Chomsky: Austerity Is Just Class War
Posted on: Jul 2, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The esteemed scholar offers his views crisis over Greece's debt problems.
"It’s Not Just a Matter of It Not Being Polite to Say 'N-----'": Obama Speaks Out on Racism
Posted on: Jun 23, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The president discussed racism with comedian Marc Maron, days after the Charleston shooting.
VIDEO: In New Film, Legendary Pranksters "The Yes Men" Take on Polluters Behind Climate Change
Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: Democracy Now
The Yes Men, a culture jamming activist duo, took to the streets of New York posing as representatives of Shell.
Battling the Death Star: Seattle Kayaktivists Slow Arctic-Bound Shell Oil Rig as Fight Goes On
Posted on: Jun 18, 2015, Source: Democracy Now
Kayaktivists are protesting against Shell oil drilling in the Arctic by preventing the rig from leaving the Port of Seattle. While dozens were arrested, activists vow to continue protesting.
Seymour Hersh Details Explosive Story on Bin Laden Killing and Responds to White House, Media Backlash
Posted on: May 13, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
"They did kill bin Laden. That’s all true, and the rest of it is sort of hooey," said the journalist.
Emails Show American Psychological Association Secretly Worked with Bush Admin to Enable Torture
Posted on: May 5, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
'Psychologists are feeling betrayed by our association,' says a co-author of a report linking the APA to government torture.
FBI Informant Exposes Sting Operation Targeting Innocent Americans
Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
New '(T)ERROR' Documentary goes inside the world of an informant who has played a key role in several major terrorism cases.
Exposing the Meat Industry's Major Role in Causing California's Water Crisis
Posted on: Apr 7, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
A documentary contends livestock is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution.
Is WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Close to Freedom?
Posted on: Mar 16, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
Assange's lawyer on the latest legal developments.
Noam Chomsky: Defeating ISIS Starts with US Admitting Its Role in Creating This Fundamentalist Monster
Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
It would take remedying the massive damage inflicted on Iraq in order to deal with the turmoil in the region.
Noam Chomsky: White America's Cruelty to Black People Far Worse Than South Africa
Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
White supremacy in America was even more extreme and savage than in South Africa, says the noted scholar.
Noam Chomsky: U.S. Thinks of Israel as an 'Offshore Military Base'
Posted on: Mar 2, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The U.S. helped provide the arms to Israel in last year's destruction of Gaza.
This Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks
Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
If the Podemos party wins Spain’s national elections, Pablo Iglesias could become the next prime minister.
Here's Why One Billion Rising Is Honoring "Revolution" This Year
Posted on: Feb 12, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The global movement in more than 200 countries to end sexual violence against women is pushing back harder than ever.
Is the US Playing a Dangerous Game in Ukraine?
Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The US should think very carefully before throwing munitions into an extremely tense situation.
'The Hunting Ground': How Colleges Cover Up Rape
Posted on: Jan 28, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
A new documentary explores the problem of campus rape and shows how rare criminal convictions are.
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.
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