In 1996 Amy Goodman started a radio show called Democracy Now! to focus on the issues that are underreported or ignored by mainstream news coverage. Shortly after September 11, 2001, they were broadcasting on television every weekday. Today it is the only public media in the US that airs simultaneously on satellite and cable television, radio, and the Internet. Now Amy and her journalist brother, David, share stories of the progressive heroes - the whistleblowers, the organizers, the protestors - who have brought about remarkable, often invisible change.
"Everyone needs to read this book."
In The Exception to the Rulers, award-winning journalists Amy and David Goodman expose the lies, corruption, and crimes of the power elite, an elite bolstered by large media conglomerates. Her goal is “to go where the silence is, to give voice to the silenced majority.” This audiobook includes numerous archival audio excerpts, including statements from filmmaker Michael Moore, civil liberties victims describing their harrowing ordeals in the United States after 9/11, and more.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
"Weiner Fined $65,000 for Campaign Finance Violations" is from the December 01, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by J. David Goodman and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"De Blasio, Echoing Cuomo, Vows to Shield New Yorkers From Trump’s Policies" is from the November 21, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by J. David Goodman and narrated by Caroline Miller.
"5-Cent Fee on Plastic Bags Is Approved by New York City Council" is from the May 05, 2016, US section of The New York Times. It was written by J. David Goodman and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"Anxiety aside, New York Sees Drop in Crime" is from the U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by J. David Goodman and Al Baker and narrated by Kristi Burns.