Tag Archives: Amy Goodman

DSA/Jacobin/Haymarket-sponsored ‘Socialism’ conference features US gov-funded regime-change activists

Socialist US gov-funded regime-change activists?

Abolish Migrant Child Jails Now, by Amy Goodman and Dennis Moynihan

“They were sick. They were coughing. They had runny noses. They were filthy dirty. They immediately started to describe the level of hunger that they were experiencing.”

The Espionage Axe: Donald Trump and the War Against a Free Press

Throughout its history, the Espionage Act has been used as a weapon to attack free speech and dissent.

Four Days in Occupied Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside Africa’s Last Colony

Western Sahara, where peaceful protesters, led by women, are beaten in the streets. Thousands have been tortured, imprisoned, killed and disappeared while resisting the Moroccan occupation. AMY GOODMAN: Today a Democracy Now! exclusive: “Four Days in Western Sahara: Africa’s Last Colony.”

Democracy Now’s “Alt Media” Platform for Humanitarian Imperialism in Syria

The “war and peace report,” as progressive as it may often sound, has long ceased to be a purely listener-supported project, and this lack of economic independence has spilled into its politics.

Chelsea Manning: We Need to Stop This ‘Death Machine of Power’

All these systems are overlapping, and they’re suffocating people, deliberately and methodically, over decades. And this has been a continuing—you know, like people have been building this whirling death machine of power for decades now.

DN! What Will Happen When Donald Trump Takes Over U.S. Drone and Targeted Assassination Program?

The Obama administration argued that it shouldn’t be required to explain, to account for its actions to any court.

DN! Video | Slaughter or Liberation? A Debate on Russia’s Role in the Syrian War & the Fall of Aleppo

Russia described the fall of Aleppo as a victory against terrorists and jihadists, but the United States has decried the Russian-backed offensive…

North Dakota Charges Journalist Amy Goodman for Exercising Her First Amendment Rights

Goodman, a reporter for the independent news program, can be seen on news footage from Sept. 3 documenting the clash between protesters and private security personnel with guard dogs at a Dakota Access construction site, including footage showing people with bite injuries and a dog with blood on its mouth.

DN!: Obama to Make History with Hiroshima Visit, as U.S. Quietly Upgrades Nuclear Arsenal

Despite the administration’s call for the elimination of nuclear weapons, the United States is pursuing a 30-year, $1 trillion program to modernize its nuclear weapon arsenal by designing bombs with smaller payloads.

Amy Goodman on How the Media Is Ruining the 2016 Election by Focusing on ‘Trump-land’ (Video)

Amy Goodman, host of “Democracy Now!”, argues that the 24/7 Trump coverage is ruining the election.

VIDEO | Noam Chomsky: The United States, Not Iran, Poses Greatest Threat To World Peace

“The former Republican Party has now become a “radical insurgency” that’s abandoned parliamentary politics.” By Democracy Now Mint Press News  September 23, 2015    In a speech Saturday at The New School in New York, Noam Chomsky explained why he believes the U.S. poses the greatest threat to world peace. “[The United States] is a rogue state, […]

▶ Democracy Now! “It’s Not Just a Matter of It Not Being Polite to Say ‘Nigger'”: Obama Speaks Out on Racism

President Obama spoke openly about racism in the United States during a podcast with comedian Marc Maron. In the interview, recorded two days after the Charleston massacre, Obama said, “Racism, we are not cured of, clearly. And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say ‘nigger’ in public. That’s not the […]

Evergreene Digest: 1968 and the Invention of the American Police State

Baltimore’s 1968 Holy Week Uprising was quite different from the events of this week. But the response to it helped set the stage for Freddie Gray. Juan González on Walter Scott Shooting: When Will the Police Killings of Black Males Stop? Daniel Denvir, City Lab / The Marshall Project Apr 30, 2015 | Many have […]

Common Dreams: Don’t Miss A Plethora of Important Articles This Week

Winnie Byanyima: Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality. I am proud to join the leaders of Greenpeace, ActionAid, Civicus and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in highlighting the urgent need to tackle the vested interests of the 1 percent, in order to build a better world for all of humanity.

Robert Naiman | Rep. Keith Ellison: Postpone Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress

Call your representative and urge him or her to sign the Ellison letter calling for the Israeli Prime Minister’s speech to Congress to be postponed. The Capitol switchboard is 202-224-3121, and you can report your call here. If you absolutely can’t get to a phone, you can take action here.

http://www.october22.org/

Amy Goodman | Civil Rights: From Sundance, to Selma, to South Carolina

 Goodman: “Selma” is the story of one of the key moments in the civil-rights movement, the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery, best remembered for “Bloody Sunday” on March 7, when the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge was violently attacked by Alabama State Police.

▶In U.N. Speech, Noam Chomsky Blasts United States for Supporting Israel, Blocking Palestinian State

  Editor’s Note: On November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving Day in the U.S.) Democracy Now! re-broadcast Noam Chomsky’s speech to the U.N and the dialog that followed in regard to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict .Today Rise Up Times posts these three videos of Professor Chomsky speaking about Israel/Palestine  conflict and solutions in honor of International Day of Solidarity with […]

Amy Goodman: Get Ready for the ‘Internet Slowdown’

Large Internet service providers, or ISPs, like Comcast, Time Warner, AT&T and Verizon are trying to change the rules that govern your online life. By Amy Goodman truthdig.com  Posted on Sep 3, 2014 Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, if your favorite website seems to load slowly, take a closer look: You might be experiencing the Battle for the Net’s […]

▶ Sami Rasouli: First-hand Account, Update From Iraq

from Bill Sorem PRO Sami Rasouli, an Iraqi-American peace activist, is visiting from Iraq. Hear this video of his first-hand account of the dangers of US intervention in Iraq and the region. He lived in the U.S. (Minneapolis) for a number of years before returning to Iraq because of the wars. Recently he was featured on Amy Goodman’s […]