Amy Goodman

Award-winning investigative journalist and syndicated columnist, author and host/executive producer of Democracy Now! www.democracynow.org

08.03.2016

Race and the Crime of Felony Disenfranchisement

Race and the Crime of Felony Disenfranchisement

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan Now that Super Tuesday is behind us and the field of presidential candidates is narrowing with the suspension of Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign, a potentially paradigm-shattering general election looms ever closer. “The stakes in this election have never been higher,” Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton… »

30.09.2015

Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will regime change in Syria further destabilize war-torn nation?

Obama & Putin Spar at U.N.: Will regime change in Syria further destabilize war-torn nation?

By Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first formal meeting in two years on Monday in New York to discuss Syria and Ukraine. During the 90-minute meeting, Obama and Putin agreed that their armed forces should hold talks to avoid coming… »

13.09.2015

The Migrant Crisis: Arms That Welcome, Arms That Kill

The Migrant Crisis: Arms That Welcome, Arms That Kill

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan The flood of people fleeing war and misery is swelling daily, reaching the shores and borders of Europe in a desperate bid for safety. They come from Syria, where a brutal civil war during the past half-decade has killed well over 200,000, and caused… »

28.08.2015

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Give Diplomacy A Chance

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Give Diplomacy A Chance

By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan A war with Iran would be a catastrophe, yet by opposing diplomacy, hundreds of members of Congress may be blundering into just such a conflict. The Iran nuclear deal, as the complex diplomatic arrangement is popularly called, was agreed upon… »

07.08.2015

Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 70 Years After the Atomic Bombs Were Dropped

Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 70 Years After the Atomic Bombs Were Dropped

The world changed irrevocably 70 years ago, on Aug. 6, 1945, when the United States dropped the first nuclear weapon in history on the civilian population of Hiroshima, Japan. Three days later, the second and, to date, final atomic weapon used against human targets was dropped on Nagasaki,… »

31.07.2015

Cincinnati and the Murder of Samuel DuBose

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan A stunning indictment has been handed down in Cincinnati, focusing attention again on police killings of people of color. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced that University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing has been charged with murder, for the July 19 shooting… »

27.07.2015

A Cuban Flag Flies Again in Washington

A Cuban Flag Flies Again in Washington

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan On July 20, history was made in Washington, D.C., and in Havana, Cuba. As the Cuban national anthem was played, the island nation’s flag was raised over its embassy in Washington, D.C. The embassy, as well as the U.S. embassy in Havana, was… »

29.05.2015

The Pre-charge Punishment of Julian Assange

The Pre-charge Punishment of Julian Assange

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Tucked away on a side street in one of London’s toniest neighborhoods, just across the street from the sprawling department store Harrods, sits a brick, Victorian-era apartment building that houses the Ecuadorean Embassy. Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website… »

23.03.2015

Flush the TPP

Flush the TPP

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan President Barack Obama and the Republicans in Congress are united. Yes, that’s right. No, not on Obamacare, or on the budget, or on negotiations with Iran, or on equal pay for women. But on so-called free-trade agreements, which increase corporate power and reduce… »

15.03.2015

In Selma, Memories of Bloody Sunday Spur Action Today

In Selma, Memories of Bloody Sunday Spur Action Today

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan Fifty years have passed since Bloody Sunday, that seminal event in United States civil-rights history when African Americans and their allies attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, demanding the right to vote. As soon as they crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in… »

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