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  • Amy Goodman: Shaking the heavens in Ferguson, Missouri

    11/29/2014 8:35:34 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 26 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 11/28/14 | Amy Goodman
    Democracy Now “As long as justice is postponed we always stand on the verge of these darker nights of social disruption.” So said Martin Luther King Jr. in a speech on March 14, 1968, just three weeks before he was assassinated. Michael Brown’s killing in August continues to send shockwaves through Ferguson, Missouri, and beyond. Last Monday night, Saint Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch unleashed a night of social disruption when he announced that no criminal charges would be filed against Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Brown. McCulloch inexplicably delayed release of the grand jury findings until...
  • Illegal Aliens, Students Seeking Extra Credit Participate in Climate March

    09/23/2014 7:53:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 22, 2014 - 3:24 PM | Eric Scheiner
    Thousands of people took part in the People’s Climate March in NYC on Sunday. Among them illegal aliens, people who want to “stop fuel” and some students earning extra credit from their public school teacher. “I’m actually here with ‘Culture Strike’ and we’re a national network of artists, musicians that focus on migrant justice,” Sonia Guiñansaca told Democracy Now! television. “A lot of undocumented artists were actually part of this. We’re designing the birds, the puppets—so were here loud, screaming out loud visually.” …
  • Martin Luther King's personal physician in Chicago, longtime friend of Obama: Quentin Young

    01/21/2014 9:42:25 AM PST · by ETL · 11 replies
    The Obama File and Discover The Networks
    First, a tidbit from the far left Democracy Now:"Dr. Quentin Young, Longtime Obama Confidante and Physician to MLK" (Martin Luther King) ____________________________ And now from "The Obama File"...RE: QUENTIN YOUNGThe primary figure who delivered Obama to the single-payer camp was Quentin Young, an 86-year-old retired physician who was a longtime friend and neighbor of Obama in Chicago.  Young joined the Young Communist League as a teenager in the late 1930s.  From the mid-1940s through the mid-1970s, he was closely associated with the Communist Party.  In October 1968 he was called to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was probing...
  • Worse Than Nixon? Committee to Protect Journalists Warns About Obama Crackdown on Press Freedom

    10/11/2013 11:05:20 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 30 replies
    Democracy Now ^ | 10/11/2013 | Amy Goodman
    In its first report on press freedom in the United States, the Committee to Protect Journalists warns Obama has ushered in a paralyzing climate of fear for both reporters and their government sources. Among the case it details: six government employees - plus two contractors, including Edward Snowden - have faced felony criminal prosecutions since 2009 under the 1917 Espionage Act for leaking classified information to the press, compared with three such prosecutions in ALL previous U.S. administrations. ...
  • FREE SPEECH TV: Democracy Now! Introduces a New American Hero

    08/03/2009 12:52:30 PM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 8 replies · 609+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | August 3, 2009 | Claude Cartaginese
    It has now become an annual ritual, as predictable as an eclipse: Frank Lindh and Marilyn Walker come out before the media to extol the virtues of their son, Suleyman al-Faris, also known as Abdul Hamid. Don’t recognize the names? Perhaps you may remember him by his real name — John Walker Lindh (”Jihad Johnny”), the American Taliban. This year is no exception, and Frank Lindh and Marilyn Walker want to talk again to anyone who’ll listen, in an effort to get their son out of federal prison. This year, the story has been picked up by Amy Goodman and...
  • Black Radicals Cite Racism and Capitalism as Causes of Black Troubles

    07/22/2009 10:52:59 AM PDT · by liesel2000 · 45 replies · 1,079+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | July 22, 2009 | John Perazzo
    In an effort to gauge the overall condition of blacks in contemporary America, Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman turned yesterday to a pair of longtime haters of the United States: (a) Carl Dix, a founding member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, a Maoist vanguard dedicated to promoting civil unrest in the United States; and (b) Princeton University professor Cornel West, an avowed Marxist with close personal and ideological ties to the racial arsonist Al Sharpton and the Jew-hating leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan.
  • Carter Center: Israel Could Have Avoided Gaza War

    01/23/2009 1:24:03 PM PST · by Strategy · 13 replies · 292+ views
    Middle East Online ^ | January 23, 2009
    PACIFICA - Israel could have extended the ceasefire with Hamas if it had wanted to before launching its 22-day offensive on Gaza that killed 1,300 Palestinians, mainly civilians, said the senior adviser on conflict resolution at the Carter Center. "Both sides violated the key elements of the ceasefire," noted Robert Pastor, professor of international relations at American University, during an interview with Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! on Thursday.
  • Antiwar rally to feature Latours Folksingers ‘join hands to end the war’

    09/05/2008 1:32:09 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 8 replies · 384+ views
    BANGOR, Maine — Folk singers Larry and Leslie Latour, along with Judd Esty-Kendall, will open a “Join Hands to End the War. Build the Peace. Rebuild the Economy” rally at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Paul Bunyan Park on Main Street. [snip] Among the featured speakers will be Mary Trotochaud who with her husband, Rick McDowell, moved to Baghdad in 2003 to work with emerging Iraqi civil society organizations and coordinate relief and development projects for the American Friends Service Committee. Other speakers include labor activist Katrina Bisheimer; Iranian-American history student Hosain Aghamoosa; social worker Doug Crate; Veterans for...
  • Sheriff's investigation: Anarchists discussed kidnapping (RNC) delegates

    09/03/2008 12:22:17 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 27 replies · 407+ views
    A year ago, the Ramsey County sheriff's office began looking closely at a group called the Republican National Convention Welcoming Committee. What it found, according to an 18-page search warrant application and affidavit, led to weekend raids on two Minneapolis homes and a temporary St. Paul office for the self-described anarchist group. According to the document, investigation learned: The self-described anarchist group — whose main goal was to "crash" the Republican National Convention," according to its Web site — traveled to or communicated with affinity groups in 67 cities to recruit members and raise money. Group members discussed the possibility...
  • Ayers’s Soulmates Planned GOP Kidnappings: Police

    09/03/2008 10:02:17 AM PDT · by vadum · 10 replies · 253+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | September 3, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    The Pioneer Press reports that the Ramsey County, Minnesota, Sheriff's office investigated an anarchist group that was considering kidnapping delegates to the Republican Party's convention in St. Paul. The would-be terrorists, who called themselves the "Republican National Convention Welcoming Committee," planned to shut down the convention. The group bears a striking resemblance to the Weathermen, a violent terrorist group founded by Barack Obama's unrepentant terrorist associate William Ayers. According to the news report: # The self-described anarchist group - whose main goal was to "crash" the Republican National Convention," according to its Web site - traveled to or communicated with...
  • Lefty reporter gets herself arrested in St. Paul

    09/02/2008 10:58:59 AM PDT · by DogBarkTree · 11 replies · 157+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 9/2/08 | Thomas Lifson
    The left blogosphere is outraged! Amy Goodman, whose "Democracy now!" website/radio/TV empire inhabits the far reaches of left wing activism, got herself arrested in St. Paul, and the arrest (which you can see on YouTube is being denounced as some for of violent atrocity. Watch the brief video for yourself and see:
  • Carter Stoops to Anti-Israel Rant on Liberal Radio Program

    09/18/2007 5:18:32 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 22 replies · 148+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 18, 2007 | Noel Sheppard
    If you were a former president of the United States of America, would you be doing an interview on a liberal, independent news program that airs on, amongst other things, public access and college radio stations? Should be able to get a better gig having once occupied the White House, dontcha think?Well, if your name is Jimmy Carter, and you had already sold your soul by giving an interview to the terrorist television network Al-Jazeera back in January, how much lower could you go? (Update: Please see Charles Johnson's answer!)Such must have been the presidential thinking on September 10th when...
  • Minuteman Founder Jim Gilchrist Storms Off Debate With Columbia Student Organizer

    10/16/2006 10:15:31 PM PDT · by NewRomeTacitus · 142 replies · 4,285+ views
    Democracy Now ^ | 10-11-06 | Amy Goodman
    AMY GOODMAN: Jim Gilchrist, who was the speaker at the event, joins us now from Irvine, California. He is the founder of the Minuteman Project and the co-author of "Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America's Borders". Here in studio in New York, I’m joined by Karina Garcia. She is the political chair of the Chicano Caucus at Columbia University. Her group organized the protest outside the Minuteman event. We asked a representative from Columbia University to join us as well, but they declined our invitation. Let's start with Jim Gilchrist. Can you talk about why you came to Columbia and...