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The Frederick Douglass 200 is a project of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives and the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University in Washington, DC.Read More »
“Since our leaders are behaving like children, we will have to take the responsibility they should have taken long ago,” said Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old climate activist addressing the U.N.'s Antonio Guterres in December '18.Read More »
Amy Goodman Honored with I.F. Stone Journalism Award Along with Filmmaker Laura Poitras | Democracy Now!
"There’s nothing more powerful than hearing someone speak for themself. It’s not that you agree with them, but you begin to understand where they’re coming from. And that’s the beginning of peace."Read More »
“No country and no people would live the way Gazans have been made to live ... our media rarely ever points out that these are people who have a right to live a decent, normal life, too. And they, too, must think, ‘What can we do to put an end to this?’”Read More »
With the trial of Bradley Manning set for next week and the recent guilty plea of cyberactivist Jeremy Hammond, listen to Amy Goodman’s latest podcast where she discusses their shared connection to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, and how their cases are part of a wider crackdown on dissent. One cyberactivist’s federal case wrapped up this week, and another’s is set ...Read More »
Washington, DC January 20, 2013 | Sunday | 6:00 pm Arena Stage at the Mead Center 1101 6th Street Southwest Washington, DC 20024 ( see map ) Join Amy Goodman, Angela Davis, Danny Glover and Alice Walker with performances by Mos Def, Sweet Honey in the Rock and more at the 2013 Peace Ball! Celebrate with food, laughter, music and ...Read More »
By Amy Goodman Amidst the White House and congressional theatrics surrounding the so-called fiscal-cliff negotiations, a number of bills were signed into law by President Barack Obama that renew some of the worst excesses of the Bush years. Largely ignored by the media, these laws further entrench odious policies like indefinite detention, warrantless wiretapping and the continued operation of the ...Read More »
WikiLeaks in Latin America: Online Whistleblower’s Wide Impact in Region Where Assange Seeks Asylum | DemocracyNow!
If Julian Assange is granted asylum in Ecuador, he will become a resident of Latin America, where the trove of classified U.S. State Department cables he strategically disseminated through WikiLeaks has generated hundreds of headlines, from Mexico to Chile. A year after thousands of cables on Latin America were first released, the revelations have had different results — in two ...Read More »
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s protracted effort to fight extradition to Sweden suffered a body blow this week. Britain’s Supreme Court upheld the arrest warrant, issued in December 2010. After the court announced its split 5-2 decision, the justices surprised many legal observers by granting Assange’s lawyers an opportunity to challenge their decision—the first such reconsideration since the high-profile British extradition ...Read More »
Amy Goodman keeps telling people they can make history in their community | Randall Beach, The New Haven Register
Hope is a key theme for Goodman in her life and job, but she always backs it up with perseverance and hard work. Goodman, who hosts the news hour “Democracy Now!,” noted during her talk at the church that when the program began in 1996, it could be heard on only on a couple dozen community radio stations. Now it’s ...Read More »