Green Festival: Amy Goodman: Democracy is a Process — Everyday You Must Fight For It

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Amy Goodman’s Talk After Winning the Gandhi Peace Award (2012)

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May 2012, Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, talks after being presented the Gandhi Peace Award by Promoting Enduring Peace in New Haven. The prestigious award has been given since the early ’50’s.

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Chris Hedges and Amy Goodman: Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat

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9/11: When truth became a casualty of war

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In a series of interviews with journalists and media commentators, we look back at the 9/11 attacks and the impact on the media landscape.

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Amy Goodman Hosts Discussion With WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange and Slovenian Philosopher Slavoj Žižek

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July 2, 2011

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Within the past year, whistleblower website WikiLeaks has released three of the most significant leaks of classified information in history: the Iraq War Logs, the Guantánamo Bay files and Cablegate. Since then the world has undoubtedly changed. Ambassadors have resigned amid scandals exposed by leaked cables; governments have ordered reviews of their computer security; and pro-democracy movements have swept across the Middle East and North Africa—in part fueled, some believe, by WikiLeaks revelations.

This Saturday, July 2, Amy Goodman will moderate a conversation with WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and renowned Slovenian philosopher, Slavoj Žižek. Sponsored by the Frontline Club, the event will be broadcast from The Troxy theater in London. Democracy Now will broadcast a live stream of the discussion starting at 11am EDT at www.DemocracyNow.org.

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Amy Goodman: WikiLeaks, Journalism and Modern Day Muckracking

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Wikileaks has sent shockwaves through the diplomatic community worldwide. This panel, presented at the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston on April 8, discusses how the release of these documents has reinvigorated the great journalistic tradition of muckraking. It also raises the fundamental questions about how journalism is done in an age of digital whistleblowers and online leaks.

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Amy Goodman: Barack Obama Must Speak Out On Bahrain Bloodshed

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April 13, 2011

One month into the pro-democracy uprising in the small Gulf state of Bahrain — where the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet is based, tasked with protecting “U.S. interests” — Bahrainis are suffering the same violent repression as Libyans.  So why does Obama have nothing to say?

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Amy Goodman: Press Needs To Be 4th Estate Instead of 4 The State

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Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman recounts her arrest at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul Minnesota and talks about how the press has sunk to a new low by agreeing to be embedded with police to cover political conventions. She is speaking at the 2011 National Conference For Media Reform in Boston.

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Amy Goodman: Independent Media in a Time of War (2003)

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Amy Goodman — independent journalist and host of the popular radio show Democracy Now! — speaks about the corporate media’s coverage of the 2003 Iraq War. She discusses the way that the U.S. media downplayed civilian causalities and glorified military combat, and she asks her audience to consider the costs of coverage that is both sanitized and sensationalized. At the core of her lecture is a deep commitment to the ethics of journalism — she believes that the role of reporters is to ferret out the facts, to question those in power, and to “go to where the silence is, and say something.” Goodman uses the concrete example of the Iraq war to ask her audience to grapple with a larger question — what impact does the commercialization and consolidation of the media industry have on journalism and democracy?

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John Pilger: Global Support for WikiLeaks is “Rebellion” Against U.S. Militarism, Secrecy + Clip from “The War You Don’t See”

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Dec. 15, 2010

John Pilger: Global Support for WikiLeaks is “Rebellion” Against U.S. Militarism, Secrecy

he award-winning investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker John Pilger is one of many high-profile public supporters of Julian Assange and his organization WikiLeaks. Pilger has attended Assange’s court proceedings in London and has offered to contribute funds for his more than $300,000 bail. Pilger’s latest film, The War You Don’t See, includes interviews with Assange. Pilger says that WikiLeaks is revolutionizing journalism and galvanizing public opinion to stand up to global elites. [includes rush transcript]

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Amy Goodman: Sept. 11: A Day Without War

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September 08, 2010

The ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States should serve as a moment to reflect on tolerance. It should be a day of peace. Yet the rising anti-Muslim fervor here, together with the continuing U.S. military occupation of Iraq and the escalating war in Afghanistan (and Pakistan), all fuel the belief that the U.S. really is at war with Islam.

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Howard Zinn: Voices of a People’s History of the United States (2004)

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Author Howard Zinn is honored at the NY Society for Ethical Culture, where actors, activists and authors read excerpts from his book, Voices of a People’s History of the United States.

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Amy Goodman on Gaza attack, BP oil spill catastrophe and Obama’s wars

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June 14, 2010 — RT’s Anastasia Churkina sits down for an exclusive interview with award-winning journalist, TV/radio host and author Amy Goodman to talk about all the latest stories the mainstream media has not been too truthful about.

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New Video Smuggled Out from Mavi Marmara of Israel’s Deadly Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla + Slingshots VS Helicopters

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June 10, 2010

In a Democracy Now! exclusive, we bring you a sneak preview of previously unseen raw footage from the Mavi Marmara that will be formally released at a press conference at the United Nations later in the day. The footage shows the mood and the activities onboard the Mavi Marmara in the time leading up to the attack, and the immediate reaction of the passengers during the attack. We are joined by filmmaker and activist Iara Lee, one of the few Americans on the Mavi Marmara ship. Her equipment was confiscated, but she managed to smuggle out an hour’s worth of footage. [includes rush transcript]

Iara Lee, filmmaker and director of the Cultures of Resistance network that brings together artists and activists from around the world.

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Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! Producers File Lawsuit Over RNC Arrests

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May 5, 2010

Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! Producers File Lawsuit Over RNC Arrests

Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman along with producers Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar are filing a federal lawsuit today that challenges the police crackdown on journalists at the Republican National Convention in 2008.

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