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Amy Goodman interview on cell phone safety (tags)

Veterans petition Amy Goodman of DN (tags)

Veterans for Peace is petitioning Amy Goodman to improve Democracy Now's coverage of Syria. The text of this PETITION is below; along with links to several references. Please read, and if you agree, please sign.

Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the NSA 40 Years Ago (tags)

Arab-American Attorney Abdeen Jabara: I Was Spied on by the NSA 40 Years Ago

Helicopter massacre is the Mai Lai of Iraq. (tags)

It must be exposed because the same is going on in Afghanistan and Pakistan every week.

Montcoal, WV; Massey Energy Cited 1,300 Times For Safety Violations (tags)

Following the recent cave in of a coal mine in Montcoal, WV evidence shows that despite over 1,300 safey violations Massey CEO Don Blankenship failed to act as needed to provide workers with a safe work environment. Once again profit placed over human lives by short-sighted CEO of Massey. The current body count of 25 miners with four still missing shows neglecting safety can have tragic consequences.

2/25 - Call Congress; "NO 3X Nuclear Loan Program!" (tags)

Pres. Obama's energy plan includes tripling the loan guarantee program to build several new nuclear reactors to the amount of 54 billion dollars. All that extra money taxpayers have falling out of their pockets can now be used to prop up the nuclear industry instead of researching truly green energy sources like wind, solar, etc..., More of the same, or did someone say change?

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on How to Tackle Climate Change (tags)

"Obama is a big frustration. In my opinion, Obama can become one of the biggest frustrations in the history for many people, not for me, but the people of the United States that voted for him and saw him as a symbol of hope for change. But he has given continually to the most aggressive Bush policies, the imperialist policies. Amy Goodman: What example of that? President Hugo Chavez: [translated] The war. I told Obama, when he took the initiative to come visit us in the Summit of the Americas—we talked for a few minutes. I told him, “Obama, let’s work for peace in Colombia. That’s what I am proposing. Let’s get a team together to analyze the problem.” But absolutely nothing. He is now installing seven military bases in Colombia. That’s just one example. And in Iraq and Afghanistan, policies of war. Guantanamo, it is a great frustration. And I feel sorry, not for me. You are from the United States. I feel sorry for you, because you deserve a government that takes care of the problems of the people of the United States and stops thinking about dominating the rest of the world and just governs over the United States, eradicates the problems of the United States, the poverty, the inequality, which gets bigger every day, the unemployment, families on the street, homeless, without Social Security, diseases. I wish for you to get a government that truly takes care of you first and then works towards peace for the rest of the world."

Amy Goodman and her mother Dorothy (tags)

Photo of Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman and her mother Dorothy Bock Goodman who died on Monday, Oct 5, 2009.

Amy Goodman's mother dies (tags)

In case you have not heard...Amy's wonderful mother Dorothy died on Monday... Dorothy Bock Goodman GOODMAN - Dorothy Bock, 79, of Setauket, NY. Beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, wife, friend, died October 5, 2009. She is survived by her children Steven, Amy, David and Daniel, five grandchildren, and predeceased by her husband George. She made the world a better place. Funeral Service Thursday, October 8, 1pm, at I.J. Morris Funeral Home, Dix Hills, NY.

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez Issue Letter of Dissatisfaction with WBAI (Pacifica) Changes (tags)

Amy and Juan express dismay at the firing of Bernard White: "Given Bernard's decades of dedication and devotion to 'BAI , the way he was treated lacked basic human consideration." Regarding the change in broadcast time of Democracy Now! on WBAI, they write, "This decision disturbs us deeply and we ask that it be reconsidered." " ..... we urge that the scheduling of Democracy Now (should) not be used as a weapon by the current management of WBAI against its opponents."

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims U.S. operating secret (tags)

Seymour Hersh created a stir last month when he said the Bush administration ran an executive assassination ring that reported directly to Vice President Dick Cheney.

VIDEO: Riki Ott speaks with Amy Goodman (tags)

Alaskans are still reeling 20 years after the Exxon-Valdez oil spill of 11 million gallons. Riki Ott speaks with Amy Goodman about lingering harm and corporate personhood. A 28th amendment separating corporations and the state is as vital as the amendment separating church and state.

Martial law threat? Rep.Brad Sherman/DN! expose (tags)

California Congressman Brad Sherman says threats were made to instigate martial law if the Wall Street bailout was not passed. Democarcy NOW! Army Col.Micheal Boatner & THE PROGRESSIVE's editor Mathew Rothschild re: deployment of US troops inside the U.S.

'Alternative Nobels' go to indy journalist Amy Goodman, activists (tags)

A U.S. journalist Amy Goodman, a Swiss-born doctor and activists from India and Somalia were named on Wednesday as this year's winners of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the "alternative Nobel."

ACTION: Amy Goodman & 2 DN! Producers Arrested at RNC! (tags)

Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman was unlawfully arrested in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota at approximately 5 p.m. local time. Police violently manhandled Goodman, yanking her arm, as they arrested her. Video of her arrest can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYjyvkR0bGQ

Offical response to allegations of censorship of Demoracy Now at KPFK. (tags)

Offical response to allegations of censorship of Demoracy Now at KPFK.

KPFK Listener Outrage at Censorship of Ralph Nader's Interview by Amy Goodman at 9 a.m. (tags)

KPFK ran a second hour of Uprising at 9 a.m. and preempted Amy Goodman's interview with Ralph Nader on Democracy Now. Some observers think censoring Nader during fund raising is stupid.

True to form, the Goodmans provide a fig leaf for the Democrats (tags)

Article from wsws questions Amy Goodman for providing pro-war Democrats an excuse and letting them off easy for tagging along with GW Bush and their continued funding for the Iraq war..

DN! Blackwater on the Border (tags)

Just two months after local opposition thwarted its effort to build a massive outdoor training facility near San Diego, the private military company Blackwater USA is being accused of secretly trying to build a new one just blocks from the US-Mexico border. Blackwater received approval for the 61,000 square-foot indoor facility in Otay Mesa, California, by filing for permits using the names of two subsidiaries.

Amy Goodman: The Single-Payer Solution (tags)

As the media coverage of the Democratic presidential race continues to focus on lapel pins and pastors, America is ailing. As I travel around the country, I find people are angry and motivated. Like Dr. Rocky White, a physician from a conservative, evangelical background who practices in rural Alamosa, Colo.

amiri baraka on democracy now! (tags)

On 40th Anniversary of Newark Rebellion, a Look Back at Historic Unrest that Changed the Nation

Tomorrow! Worldwide demonstrations against the terrorist Posada (tags)

The people's mobilization is important to expose not only the U.S. government's hypocrisy of its "war on terror" but its active role in backing the Miami terrorists like Posada for over 45 years. More important than ever is the need for us to raise high the demand of immediate freedom for the Cuban Five Heroes...

Reassigned LAPD Cmdr. Gray Gave Orders to Shoot Protesters in 2000 (tags)

Commander Gray, who was reassigned from Central Division, was the individual who gave the order to shoot people with less lethal weapons in October 22, 2000. And, you know, the city wound up paying a little over a million dollars for all the cases that resulted from that.

Amy and David Goodman at Scripps College on 9/25 (tags)

Amy and her brother David Goodman speaking at Scripps College at Claremont on 9/25.

Thai Military Leaders Stage Military Coup (tags)

In Thailand, military leaders have staged a bloodless coup, suspending the constitution and declaring martial law. We go to the capital Bangkok to get reaction on the ground.

MP3 AUDIO: Amy and David Goodman at Skylight Books (tags)

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56 vanish from Baghdad (tags)

56 vanish from Baghdad

Amy Botwinick, Congratulations On Your Divorce (tags)

Interview with Amy Botwinick, author of Congratulations On Your Divorce.

Amy Goodman's 'Empire' (tags)

Amy Goodman didn't know if anyone was listening. It was the morning of September 11, 2001, and the host of the muckraking radio news program Democracy Now! was broadcasting from her studio in a converted firehouse just blocks from the World Trade Center. She was hunched over her microphone, intent on painting an audio portrait of the "horrific scene of explosions and fires," but the truth was she didn't know if anyone could hear her.

Thurs. 3/31: Pablo Paredes & Javier Couso Join Amy Goodman Live in LA (tags)

Javier Couso Joins Amy Goodman Live in LA Brother of Jose Couso, the Spanish cameraman killed when a US military tank fired on the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad nearly two years ago. Javier is in the United States to call for an independent investigation into the death of his brother and the prosecution of those responsible.

Thurs. 3/31 7pm: Brother of Slain Spanish Journalist Jose Couso Joins Amy Goodman in LA (tags)

An Evening with Amy Goodman, award-winning journalist, host of Democracy Now! and author of the best-selling book, The Exception to the Rulers. Joined by Javier Cosou, brother of Spanish Journalist killed at the Palestine Hotel in Iraq

HAITI SPEAKING TOUR (tags)

Come see Journalist Kevin Pina speak and show clips from his new documentary "Haiti: The Betrayal of Democracy". Kevin broke the story of the U.S. kidnapping and coup of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in February of 2004 and has been on Pacifica Radio's "Democracy Now" numerous times.

Amy Goodman Interviews Gore Vidal (tags)

GORE VIDAL: I don't see much future for the United States, and I put it on economic grounds. Forget moral grounds. We're far beyond any known morality, and we are embarked upon a kind of war against the rest of the world. I think that the thing that will save us, and it will probably come pretty fast, when they start monkeying around with Social Security, that will cause unrest. Meanwhile, the costs of the wars the cost of rebuilding the cities immediately after we knock them down

Witnesses Say U.S. Marines Fatally Shot Spanish Journalist in Haiti (tags)

We speak with Spanish journalist Jesus Martin who traveled to Haiti earlier this year to pay tribute to his slain friend and colleague, Ricardo Ortega, who was fatally shot in the chest while he was covering a street protest.

TRANSCRIPT: Interview with Gary Webb in 1998 Re-Broadcast Today on Democracy Now! (tags)

Gary Webb, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who wrote a series of stories linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in Los Angeles, is dead at age 49. We hear an 1998 interview with Gary Webb on Democracy Now! and we speak with his colleague, veteran investigative journalist Robert Parry. [includes rush transcript]

I Pledge Allegiance To No One (Children's Story) (tags)

I will not die for your republic.

Fallujah Under Siege: US Begins Massive Assault as Iraq Declares Martial Law (tags)

Democracy Now! Fallujah Under Siege: US Begins Massive Assault as Iraq Declares Martial Law Monday, November 8th, 2004 The U.S. invasion of Fallujah has begun. After weeks of daily bombings, U.S. forces have begun to move into the Sunni city seen as the center of the Iraqi resistance. We speak with independent reporters Rahul Mahajan and Lamis Andoni in Jordan.

The E-Vote Factor: Kerry Conceded But Did He Really Lose? (tags)

Democracy Now! The E-Vote Factor: Kerry Conceded But Did He Really Lose? Monday, November 8th, 2004 Serious questions are being raised about the use of electronic voting machines in the 2004 presidential election. In an Ohio county, Bush mistakenly received some 3,900 extra votes. We speak Johns Hopkins University professor Aviel Rubin and investigative reporter Bev Harris

Amy Goodman Speaking in San Diego Nov. 5th (tags)

On November 5, 2004, San Diego will welcome acclaimed independent journalist Amy Goodman as she speaks on "Media and Activism in Times of War." Goodman, the celebrated host of Pacifica Network's "Democracy Now!," a nationally-broadcast daily independent radio program, will include San Diego on her tour promoting her book "The Exception to the Rulers." Known for her fearless and spirited approach to truly independent reporting, Goodman embodies the challenges and commitment of a truly unembedded journalist.

AMY GOODMAN AT KPFK (tags)

AMY GOODMAN AT KPFK

Actor Mike Farrell on Politics and Hollywood: M*A*S*H Couldn't Be On TV Today (tags)

We now turn to an actor who knows a lot about Hollywood--not only did he he grow up here but he has been very active with the Screen Actors Guild. We are joined by Mike Farrell. Perhaps he is best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the popular TV-series MASH. But Farrell is also known for his social justice activism. In the lead-up to the Iraq war, he was one of a number of actors who very publicly called for a peaceful resolution to the crisis

Jim Lafferty Promotes Racial Hatred on KPFK! (tags)

Jim Lafferty of the "Liar's Guild" should be thrown in jail for inciting racial hatred. He caters to every anti Semitic loony in Los Angeles and the USA.

Behind the Scenes at “Democracy Now!” (tags)

Sonali Kolhatkar interviews Amy Goodman and David Goodman on “Uprising”, KPFK. Produced by Thatcher Collins. Monday, April 19th, 2004 KPFK studios, Los Angeles, CA. Subjects covered: Amy's early academic work, her approach to journalism, coverage of insiders turned dissidents, Mumia, Michael Moore, collectively run media, and sleeping.

AMY GOODMAN IN LA (tags)

amy goodman and her brother david sign books after speaking to an audience of 1800 in los angeles.

Democracy Now's 70-City Exception to the Rulers Book Tour Kicks Off April 13th (tags)

Amy Goodman, host of the national, daily radio/TV program Democracy Now!, is on a national tour to mark the launch of her first book "The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them" (co-written with her brother, journalist David Goodman.)

Amy Goodman book tour reaches LA (tags)

lifted from San Diego Amy Goodman's first book (written with her brother David), "The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers and the Media That Love Them" Amy Goodman, survivor of the Santa Cruz massacre in E. Timor will tour California, promoting her book.

WEDNES. 7 PM APRIL 21: Amy Goodman's 60 City Book Tour Hits LA (tags)

An Evening with Amy Goodman Host of Democracy Now! Presentations By Amy and her brother David Goodman with a Book Signing for their NEW Book The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them written by Amy Goodman acclaimed host of Pacifica Network’s Democracy Now! with David Goodman

Aristide 'I Was Kidnapped' 'Tell The World It Is A Coup' (tags)

Multiple sources that just spoke with Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide told Democracy Now! that Aristide says he was "kidnapped" and taken by force to the Central African Republic.

KPFK and ISM supported by Donations from Muslim Extremists (tags)

KPFK and Pacifica, which were in the toilet 2 years ago at the time of the suit and the takeover by the Amy Goodman / Noam Chomsky faction, have been getting donations from many many Islamics and Arabs, including Saudi Arabian donations coming through various fronts and proxies.

Workshop about FBI harassment! In LA. (tags)

Don't be caught off guard! Stop FBI harassment!

SATURDAY: Democracy Now's Amy Goodman (tags)

An Evening with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman To Benefit Pacifica Radio's KPFK 90.7 FM WHEN: Saturday, July 19 at 7 p.m. WHERE: First Baptist Church located at 760 S. Westmoreland Avenue in Los Angeles. (Near Vermont and 8th Street). Street parking and garages within walking distance.

6/19 Rosenberg Sons & Morton Sobell on Democracy Now (tags)

Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now radio/TV program, is interviewing Michael and Robert Meeropol, the Rosenberg Sons, and Morton Sobell, the Rosenberg co-defendant, today, 6/19/03, on this 50th anniversary of the murder of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg and the 18-year imprisonment of Morton Sobell for the contrived charge of conspiracy to commit espionage.

Alice Walker, Amy Goodman & Other Notable Women Arrested in Anti-War Protest (tags)

Twenty three women, including nationally recognized award-winning authors Alice Walker and Maxine Hong Kingston, Pacifica Radio's Amy Goodman, were arrested in front of the White House on International Women’s Day, protesting against the Bush Administration’s proposed war on Iraq. They had marched from Malcolm X Park in Washington, DC, leading more than 5,000 peace activists associated with Code Pink, Women for Peace, to the White House.

Amy Goodman, Sen. Hart, CIA guys to speak to FEMA homeland Sec. group (tags)

Amy Goodman, Sen. Hart, CIA guys to speak to FEMA homeland Sec. group

FANS OF "SEDITIOUS BEATS" - KPFK PROTEST (tags)

Young Hip Hop fans protest KPFK's pulling of the "Seditious Beats" radio program.

Glover & Goodman Adress 1,000 in LA (tags)

Over 1,000 Gather in LA To Support Democracy Now! in Exile's 'War and Peace Report'-Danny Glover Joins Award-Winning Journalist Amy Goodman for a Fundraiser Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 5) - More than a thousand enthusiastic free speech supporters, including actor Danny Glover, turned out last weekend to support award-winning journalist Amy Goodman and fired and banned producers from Pacifica station KPFK 90.7 FM at a benefit in L.A.

Amy Goodman as Rock Star in Hollywood (tags)

Amy Goodman seen riding in Limo to Pacifica Campaign Fundraiser

Amy Goodman in LA (tags)

Amy Goodman speaks to a packed house at a fundraiser for Democracy Now! in Exile Fundraiser - Saturday, Dec. 1st in Los Angeles.

Marc Cooper Revealed as Anonymous Troll on Pacifica Message Board (tags)

Marc Cooper spent most of the day posting on the kpfk and wbai goodlight message boards. The marathon ended from Cooper's end once WBAI message board contributor and super sleuth "ed" revealed that Cooper (who had stated that he signed all of his posts) had posted a series of nasty anonymous posts.

Media Activists: mtg & demo - Wed 9/20 7 to 10 am - KPFK (tags)

~Perhaps Amy Goodman will call in to a cell phone at tomorrow morning's demonstation. She did last time.~

KPFK Manager Censors Democrcy Now! (in exile) (tags)

Demonstation called at KPFK Wed. Sept. 19 7 - 10 am

Amy Goodman and Edwin Johnston on Building Bridges over wbix.org (tags)

On Wednesday, August 29th from 8-9 pm est Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report (In Exile) will broadcast a special one hour program on the crisis at WBAI and Pacifica

Amy Goodman broadcasting from LA IMC 8/00 (tags)

Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! broadcating from the LA-IMC during the Democratic National Convention.

Amy Goodman broadcasting from LA IMC 8/00 (tags)

Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! broadcating from the LA-IMC during the Democratic National Convention.

Listeners to Picket Pacifica Radio's KPFK (tags)

Today's live broadcast of "Democracy Now!" was yanked off the air by Pacifica Radio and replaced by a tape of an old Democracy Now! show. Listeners of Pacifca's KPFK 90.7 FM will picket tomorrow (Wednesday, 8/15) in protest of the continued harassment of Amy Goodman the popular show's award-winning host.

A Letter to KPFK (tags)

I could only take so much crap. May you give them more of the same, until they understand.

Juan Gonzalez' Sign off transcript (tags)

Good day, Amy and to our listeners around the country. And Amy, do you realize the anniversary that we're approaching, in the next few days? It will be five years since Democracy Now came on the air, since you and I started working

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