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Goodman and Moynihan report each week on the people and places caught in the middle, the ones most directly affected by policy debates, war and social issues. The column breaks through the glib clichés, dogmatic language and overall static that has permeated mainstream media coverage. Goodman and Moynihan’s unrestrained commentary from the front lines resonates with a generation that has an uncanny ability to spot the inauthentic in any discourse. The energy and passion for the truth found in this column inspires and rouses readers young Goodman and Moynihan report each week on the people and places caught in the middle, the ones most directly affected by policy debates, war and social issues. The column breaks through the glib clichés, dogmatic language and overall static that has permeated mainstream media coverage. Goodman and Moynihan’s unrestrained commentary from the front lines resonates with a generation that has an uncanny ability to spot the inauthentic in any discourse. The energy and passion for the truth found in this column inspires and rouses readers young and old from across the political spectrum.

Breaking the Sound Barrier by Amy Goodman Democracy Now!

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Goodman and Moynihan report each week on the people and places caught in the middle, the ones most directly affected by policy debates, war and social issues. The column breaks through the glib clichés, dogmatic language and overall static that has permeated mainstream media coverage. Goodman and Moynihan’s unrestrained commentary from the front lines resonates with a generation that has an uncanny ability to spot the inauthentic in any discourse. The energy and passion for the truth found in this column inspires and rouses readers young Goodman and Moynihan report each week on the people and places caught in the middle, the ones most directly affected by policy debates, war and social issues. The column breaks through the glib clichés, dogmatic language and overall static that has permeated mainstream media coverage. Goodman and Moynihan’s unrestrained commentary from the front lines resonates with a generation that has an uncanny ability to spot the inauthentic in any discourse. The energy and passion for the truth found in this column inspires and rouses readers young and old from across the political spectrum.

    An Imperfect Climate Bill Confronts a Perfect Storm

    An Imperfect Climate Bill Confronts a Perfect Storm

    As governments prepare for the upcoming United Nations global climate summit to be held in Egypt in mid-November, developments in the fight against catastrophic climate change suggest that, against all odds, hope is not lost.

    The U.S. Military Burn Pits’ Other Victims: Iraqi and Afghan Civilians

    The U.S. Military Burn Pits’ Other Victims: Iraqi and Afghan Civilians

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    The scars of the U.S. invasions and occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan are deep, spanning decades. The United States bears responsibility, and owes the
    survivors reparations, no less than has been pledged, belatedly, to U.S. veterans.

    Was the Pope's Apology over Catholic Abuses at Canada's Indigenous Residential Schools Enough?

    Was the Pope's Apology over Catholic Abuses at Canada's Indigenous Residential Schools Enough?

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    The Pope’s “penitential pilgrimage” across Canada should renew a complete accounting of the residential school system in pursuit of justice and reparations for its survivors and impacted indigenous communities.

    In Post-Roe America, A Grave Miscarriage of Justice Proliferates

    In Post-Roe America, A Grave Miscarriage of Justice Proliferates

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    Protecting pregnant people seeking abortions and their healthcare providers from anti-abortion extremists, whether they are lurking outside clinics or doctors’ homes, or inside state legislatures or the U.S. Congress, must be a priority for us all.

    Of Trump, Truth, Coups and Lumumba's Tooth

    Of Trump, Truth, Coups and Lumumba's Tooth

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    A country that mounts coups should not be so surprised when someone attempts one at home. We need a uniform standard of justice, and a world free of coups.

    It’s Past Time to Declare Independence from Assault Weapons

    It’s Past Time to Declare Independence from Assault Weapons

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    Our uniquely American crisis of mass shootings and gun violence must be confronted with sustained, grassroots action, starting with an assault weapons ban.

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