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MSNBC’s 10th Anniv., Hardball (7/31/06)

November 28, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Hardball with Chris Matthews (11/23/05)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Boycotting Arizona’s Racism." By Amy Goodman

Arizona Senate Bill 1070 empowers state and local law enforcement to stop, question and arrest whoever they suspect may not be in the state legally. The law is an open invitation to sweeping racial profiling and arbitrary detention.

April 29, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Immigration

Hardball with Chris Matthews (8/25/05)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Cochabamba, the Water Wars and Climate Change." By Amy Goodman

Thousands of climate justice activists have arrived here in Bolivia for the World Peoples’ Summit on Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth. Bolivian President Evo Morales called for the gathering to give the poor and the Global South an opportunity to respond to the failed climate talks in Copenhagen. Ten years ago this month, the host city for the summit, Cochabamba, was at the center of an epic fight over the most vital of natural resources: its own water.

Newsnight with Aaron Brown (7/19/05)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Massey Disaster Not Just Tragic, but Criminal." By Amy Goodman

Massey Energy runs the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine in Montcoal, W.Va., where 29 miners were killed last week. The loss of life is tragic, but the UBB explosion is more than tragic; it is criminal.

April 14, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Coal

Hardball with Chris Matthews (10/17/05)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Newsnight with Aaron Brown (6/28/05)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Democracy Now! Evening with Alice Walker on Tuesday, April 13

Join Alice Walker as a guest at Amy’s birthday celebration at our new green studios, and enjoy Amy and Alice’s discussion: On Activism.

April 12, 2010 |  Filed under  Events

Hardball with Chris Matthews (03/30/05)

November 29, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Hardball with Chris Matthews (2/16/05)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Hardball with Chris Matthews (2/1/05)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"Collateral Murder in Iraq." By Amy Goodman

A United States military video was released this week showing the indiscriminate targeting and killing of civilians in Baghdad. The nonprofit news organization WikiLeaks obtained the video and made it available on the Internet. The video was made July 12, 2007, by a U.S. military Apache helicopter gunship, and includes audio of military radio transmissions.

April 07, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Iraq, Wikileaks, Whistleblowers

CNN News w/ Wolf Blitzer (12/22/04)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

"The Obscenity of War." By Amy Goodman

President Barack Obama has just returned from his first trip as commander in chief to Afghanistan. The U.S.-led invasion and occupation of that country are now in their ninth year, amid increasing comparisons to Vietnam.

April 01, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Afghanistan

Hardball with Chris Matthews (12/03/04)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Scarborough County, MSNBC (11/29/04)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News

Indonesian Media Reports Journalist Allan Nairn Faces Arrest

A leading TV news network in Indonesia is reporting the Indonesian military is planning to charge journalist Allan Nairn with “smearing [its] good name.” In an appearance on Democracy Now! last week, Allan exposed that US-backed Indonesian armed forces assassinated a series of civilian activists in the province of Aceh last year. Amy Goodman reached Allan earlier today just before going to air.

March 25, 2010 |  Filed under  News, Indonesia

Hardball with Chris Matthews (11/04)

September 18, 2007 |  Filed under  D.N. in the News