Democracy Now! Blog

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

"Obama’s Bad Prescription for Indonesia." By Amy Goodman

The health care legislative process and its frenetic endgame prompted the president to postpone a trip to the country where his mother raised him for several years of his childhood: Indonesia. While his health care bill is considered by many a huge step forward, Obama is simultaneously, and with far less scrutiny, potentially taking a huge step backward with Indonesia.

March 24, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Indonesia, East Timor

CNN Newsroom (9/24/04)

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

CNN: Live From... (6/29/04)

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

Amy Goodman Reporting on CNN (3/15/04)

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

"NYC’s Jihad Against Debbie Almontaser." By Amy Goodman

Debbie Almontaser has won a victory in her battle against discrimination. She was the founding principal of the first Arabic-language public school in the United States, until a campaign of hate forced her out.

March 17, 2010 |  Filed under  Columns & Articles, Education, Arabs and Muslims in America