Tag Archives: amy goodman

Quick Hit: DemocracyNow! on Chelsea Manning

TweetIf you don’t know DemocracyNow!, you should (and now you know). The radio and TV show, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan González, consistently provides excellent news coverage of the most important, and often least reported stories, AND brings you the voices of great guests, AND provides transcripts of their shows, AND provides Spanish language [...]
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8 things you can do NOW for this domestic violence survivor in jail for shooting a wall to scare off her abuser

TweetIf there is any good that can come out of the tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s death and the miscarriage of justice in George Zimmerman’s acquittal, it’s the raised awareness about other injustices.  On Friday, speaking at the National Urban League convention in Philadelphia Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, said: “My message to you is: Please use [...]
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“Pussy Riot” wins award from Yoko Ono, praise from Aung San Suu Kyi

TweetAs we’ve blogged about in the past, three members of the Russian punk feminist band Pussy Riot have spent the last six months in prison singing a protest prayer against Russian leader Vladimir Putin inside an Orthodox cathedral. On Friday, Yoko Ono, who has been vocal in her support of the three women, who were [...]
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The lessons we must learn from the Giffords shooting

TweetAs Eesha pointed out yesterday, Representative Gabby Giffords announced that she would step down in a moving video. This, of course, was just over a year after being shot, along with 11 others, six of whom died, by a man should never have had access to a gun. It was also nearly two years after [...]
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