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

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Democracy Now!’s award-winning host Amy Goodman discusses upcoming midterm elections on CNN’s John King, USA, on Wednesday, September 29th.

September 29, 2010 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"FBI Raids and the Criminalization of Dissent." By Amy Goodman

Early in the morning on Friday, Sept. 24, FBI agents in Chicago and Minnesota’s Twin Cities kicked in the doors of anti-war activists, brandishing guns, spending hours rifling through their homes. The FBI took away computers, photos, notebooks and other personal property.

September 29, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Domestic Spying, RNC 2008

"Torture in Iraq Continues, Unabated." By Amy Goodman

Combat operations in Iraq are over, if you believe President Barack Obama’s rhetoric. But torture in Iraq’s prisons, first exposed during the Abu Ghraib scandal, is thriving, increasingly distant from any scrutiny or accountability.

September 22, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Iraq

"A Little Missed Sunshine." By Amy Goodman

BONN, Germany—When first lady Michelle Obama started an organic garden at the White House, she sparked a national discussion on food, obesity, health and sustainability. But the green action on the White House lawn hasn’t made it to the White House roof, unfortunately.

September 15, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Climate Change

"Sept. 11: A Day Without War." By Amy Goodman

The ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States should serve as a moment to reflect on tolerance.

September 08, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Arabs and Muslims in America, 9/11, 9/11 anniversary

"Eve Ensler: Bald, Brave and Beautiful." By Amy Goodman

Bald, brave and beautiful: Those words can’t begin to capture the remarkable Eve Ensler. She sat down with me last week, in the midst of her battle with uterine cancer, to talk about New Orleans and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

September 01, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Congo

"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.

Amy Goodman to appear on CNN’s John King, USA

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