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"Rotten Eggs and Our Broken Democracy." By Amy Goodman

The salmonella outbreak is the most recent episode of many that point to a food industry run amok. Giant corporations, some with budgets larger than most nations, are controlling our health, our environment, our economy and increasingly, our elections.

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August 25, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Economy, Agriculture, BP Oil Spill, Environment, Food

WATCH: Amy Goodman on CNN’s John King, USA

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Democracy Now!'s award-winning host Amy Goodman appeared on CNN's John King, USA, on Monday, August 23rd at 7pm Eastern Time.

August 23, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

WATCH: Amy Goodman on CNN’s John King, USA

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman appeared on CNN’s John King, USA, on Friday, August 20th at 7pm Eastern Time.

August 23, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Race in America, Islam

WATCH: Amy Goodman on CNN’s John King, USA

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman appears on CNN’s John King, USA, on Thursday, August 19th at 7pm Eastern Time.

August 19, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, Iraq, Islam

WATCH: Amy Goodman on CNN from Las Vegas, Nevada

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman appears live from Las Vegas on CNN’s John King, USA, Thursday, July 22nd at 7pm Eastern Time.

July 22, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Mosque-Issippi Burning." By Amy Goodman

While the hole at Ground Zero has yet to be filled, as billionaire developers bicker over the plans, the "news hole" that August brings has been readily filled with the “Ground Zero Mosque” controversy.

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman will appear on CNN’s John King, USA, on Wednesday, June 30th at 7pm Eastern Time.

June 30, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"News at 11: How Climate Change Affects You." By Amy Goodman

Our daily weather reports, cheerfully presented with flashy graphics and state-of-the-art animation, appear to relay more and more information.

August 11, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Climate Change, Global Warming

WATCH: Amy Goodman on CNN

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman discusses the results of Tuesday’s primary races on CNN’s John King, USA.

May 19, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

WATCH: Amy Goodman on CNN

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman discusses the upcoming primary races on CNN’s John King, USA, on Monday, May 17th.

May 17, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Why Did Obama Fire Dan Choi?." By Amy Goodman

Dan Choi was an Iraq War veteran, a graduate of West Point and a trained Arabic linguist. I ran into Choi the day after he received his official discharge for violating the military’s so-called "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy.

Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! Producers File Lawsuit Over RNC Arrests

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Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman along with producers Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar are filing a federal lawsuit today that challenges the police crackdown on journalists at the Republican National Convention in 2008.

May 05, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News, RNC 2008

"WikiLeaks’ Afghan War Diary." By Amy Goodman

Wikileaks.org has done it again, publishing thousands of classified documents about the U.S. war in Afghanistan. The website provides a secure platform for whistle-blowers to deliver documents, videos and other electronic media while maintaining anonymity.

July 28, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Wikileaks, Afghanistan

WATCH: Is the Medium the Message? Corporatization of the Media

The Huffington Post’s Kimberly Butler interviewed Amy Goodman and others in this two part online video series.

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March 04, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Catch Amy Goodman with Naomi Klein and Raj Patel on C-SPAN’s Book TV this Sunday and Monday

Tune in to C-SPAN’s Book TV on Sunday, February 7th at 3pm ET and Monday, February 8th at 5am ET for a discussion on the economy, the earthquake in Haiti, and other topics.

February 05, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Deficit Doves." By Amy Goodman

Getting out of the red is the new black. Deficit hawks have swooped down on the U.S. budget. This week, they attacked unemployment benefits.

July 21, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles

Democracy Now! Makes Lily Tomlin’s Short List

Lily Tomlin gave Democracy Now! a shout out in Time Magazine’s "Short List of Things To Do."

February 05, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman on Riz Khan: "The Role of Media in the USA"

Has the mainstream media in the US replaced serious coverage with "junk news" and tabloidism? Especially in foreign affairs, are Americans less informed than ever? Who is shaping their perceptions of the rest of the world? And who is policing US foreign policy?

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January 20, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Amy Goodman on KCTS9: Is the Media Broken?

Amy Goodman shares her thoughts on the important role of a truly independent media, the power of the first amendment, and why we should all question our political leaders and the so-called status quo.

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January 14, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Breaking News: Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Resentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Southern District of New York Judge John G. Koeltl decided today to increase attorney Lynne Stewart’s sentence from 28 months to 10 years. Stewart was found guilty in 2005 of distributing press releases on behalf of her jailed client Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as the "Blind Sheikh." Tune in Friday for full coverage on Democracy Now!

July 15, 2010 |  Filed under  News, Lynne Stewart