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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.

    The Infection Election: From Pallbearers to Poll Watchers

    The Infection Election: From Pallbearers to Poll Watchers

    During this infection election, voting is a vaccination for our ailing body politic. Mass participation just might be a miracle cure.

    Donald Trump, Superspreader-in-Chief, Endangers White House Staff

    Donald Trump, Superspreader-in-Chief, Endangers White House Staff

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    Trump’s callous disregard for White House workers is a metaphor for his shameful pandemic response, as he denies science, mocks masks and social distancing, and presides over the planet’s highest, ever-growing national death count.

    There's No Debating It: Trump Encourages Violent White Supremacists

    There's No Debating It: Trump Encourages Violent White Supremacists

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    When Donald Trump urges groups like the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by,” we need to take him seriously. We need to draw the line.

    ICE's "Uterus Collector" and Trump's Racist Immigration Policies

    ICE's "Uterus Collector" and Trump's Racist Immigration Policies

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    The racist, xenophobic and anti-immigrant policies of President Donald Trump and his senior advisor Stephen Miller act as gasoline on the fire of abuse suffered by undocumented immigrant women. For the roughly 30,000 people imprisoned by ICE, concerted, unrelenting public pressure, to force their release amidst this deadly pandemic, is needed now more than ever.

    Julian Assange, and Press Freedom, on Trial in London

    Julian Assange, and Press Freedom, on Trial in London

    The role of the free press is to hold power accountable, especially those who would wage war. Press freedom itself is currently on trial in London, as Julian Assange, founder and editor-in-chief of the whistleblower website Wikileaks, fights extradition to the United States over an ever-evolving array of espionage and hacking charges.

    Trump's Rushed, Racist Vaccine Strategy Seeks Votes, Not a Cure

    Trump's Rushed, Racist Vaccine Strategy Seeks Votes, Not a Cure

    By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan
    Amidst an historic pandemic, a massive recession devastating working people while the wealth of the investor class surges, with unprecedented mass mobilizations against racism and police brutality and a critical election less than two months away, the last thing we need is an aspiring autocrat like Donald Trump perverting the worldwide effort to create a COVID-19 vaccine.

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