Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now!," a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on 1,100 stations in North America. She was awarded the 2008 Right Livelihood Award, dubbed the “Alternative Nobel” prize, and received the award in the Swedish Parliament in December.

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Thursday, March 03, 2005
Why Media Ownership Matters
George Bush must have been delighted to learn from a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll that 56 percent of Americans still think Iraq had weapons of mass destruction before the start of the war, while six in 10 said they believe Iraq provided direct support to the al-Qaida terrorist network — notions that have long since been thoroughly debunked by everyone from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee to both of Bush's handpicked weapons inspectors, Charles Duelfer and David Kay.
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Tuesday, August 10, 2004
Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department's Timesman Won a Pulitzer
Governments lie. -- I. F. Stone, Journalist
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Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Did Dennis Kucinich Sell Out Anti-War Democrats?
Democratic Party delegates supporting presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich struck a deal this weekend with representatives of John Kerry over the Party's stance on the Iraq war. The deal happened this weekend at the Democratic Party Platform convention in Miami. Kucinich's delegates withdrew their proposal for a quick withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
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Monday, June 07, 2004
Noam Chomsky on Reagan's Legacy
DEMOCRACY NOW - The network and newspaper coverage of the death of Ronald Reagan has brought forth a chorus of praise from Democrats and Republicans alike. Much of the reporting and commentary, under the guise of respecting the dead, has represented a dramatic rewriting of the history of the Reagan years in office.
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Thursday, May 20, 2004
Arundhati Roy On the Indian Elections, Her Support for the Iraqi Resistance & the Privatization of War
Arundhati Roy Interviewed by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! (5/19/04) Full transcript and audio online at: http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=04/05/19/1449239 AMY GOODMAN: Welcome to Democracy Now!, Arundhati.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2004
Haiti’s Lawyer: US Is Arming Anti-Aristide Paramilitaries, Calls For UN Peacekeepers
The US lawyer representing the government of Haiti charged today that the US government is directly involved in a military coup attempt against the country's democratically elected President, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Ira Kurzban, the Miami-based attorney who has served as General Counsel to the Haitian government since 1991, said that the paramilitaries fighting to overthrow Aristide are being backed by Washington.
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Tuesday, November 11, 2003
'Nothing but Poison Plants Can Grow from Poison Seeds': Another Former Intelligence Official Blows the Whistle on Iraq/9-11 Connection
Veterans from several US wars are protesting across the country today. But at the vigil outside Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland, there is an unusual presence in their ranks.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2003
Does A Felon Rove The White House?
Allegations are swirling that Karl Rove, senior political adviser to President George W. Bush, may have committed a felony by blowing the cover of a CIA operative. CIA Director George Tenet has called on the Justice Department to investigate but the White House said Monday that "President George W. Bush has no plans to ask his staff members whether they played a role." And what makes this story even more remarkable is how seriously the Bush family has viewed outing intelligence operatives in the past.
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Wednesday, September 03, 2003
The US Government Wanted 'To Make an Example Out of Me:' Young Webmaster Heads to Prison for Political Website
September 3, 2003 -- The 20 year-old Webmaster of a California-based site called raisethefist.com is to begin a yearlong prison term today. And when he gets out of prison next year, he will be banned from associating with anyone who wants to "change the government in any way." Sherman Austin was arrested over 18 months ago. Federal officials charged that Austin had illegally distributed information about how to build Molotov cocktails and "Drano bombs" on his web site.
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Thursday, April 24, 2003
San Francisco Chronicle Fires Reporter For Attending Peace Protest
RUSH TRANSCRIPT The following interview aired on the national listener-sponsored radio program "Democracy Now!" on April 24, 2003
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