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Amy Goodman; Denis Moynihan
|Notes:||Collection of the author's commentaries from Democracy now!, the daily grassroots global news hour that broadcasts the program via radio, satellite and cable television, and Internet.
|Description:||xi, 377 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: beyond the nine-second soundbite --
War. The art of war and deception --
Resistance to war cannot be jailed --
Clinton to antiwar voters: bring it on --
Carlos Arredondo exploding into action --
Hang up on war: claim your telephone tax rebate --
War and censorship at Wilton High School --
Time is right for new Pentagon papers --
The uncounted casualties of war --
Winter soldier marches again --
Body of war --
Whistle-blower points to target list in U.S. attack on hotel --
Threats, lies, and audiotape --
Invasion of the sea-smurfs --
Obama's Afghan trap --
Obama's coalition of the unwilling --
Climate change. Global warring, global warming, global warning --
McKibben: hold politicians' feet to the fire --
From oil wars to water wars --
Weather reports are missing the story --
Don't drink the nuclear Kool-aid --
Lessons of the Exxon Valdez --
Torture. Rumsfeld's mount misery --
Up to Democrats to investigate torture --
Hypocritical oath: psychologists and torture --
Young scholars tell the president "no" on torture --
Psychologists in denial about torture --
A vote for Mukasey is a vote for torture --
Surviving a CIA "black site" --
Taxi to the dark side --
A torture debate among healers --
Torturers should be punished --
Health care. SICKO: Michael Moore's prescription for change --
Children's healthcare is a no-brainer --
For whom the Bell's palsy tolls --
Nothing to fear but no health care --
Toxins "r" us --
Put single-payer on the table --
Baucus's raucous caucus --
Congre$$ heal thyself --
Health insurance whistle-blower knows where the bodies are buried --
Global economic meltdown --
Ticker tape ain't spaghetti --
Wall Street socialists --
Workers laid off, executives paid off, Bernard Madoff --
Too big to fail, too big to jail --
Produce the note --
Media. Death in Oaxaca --
Shooting the messenger is a war crime --
NAB-bing the election --
CBS silences general dissent --
The dubious Mr. Dobbs --
The FCC's Christmas gift to big media --
The broadcasters' big payday --
The U.S. war on journalists --
Why we were falsely arrested --
Pacifica Radio at sixty: a sanctuary for dissent --
Yoo's views make Philly news --
News from the unreported world --
Timor: Bush has a chance --
To hold terrorists accountable --
Ask Kissinger about Pinochet --
Chiquita's slipping appeal --
Global consensus, not global conquest --
Chevron's pipeline is the Burmese regime's lifeline --
Congo: the invisible war --
Colombia: celebrate the release, not the regime --
Chevron, Shell, and the true cost of oil --
The free market's marked men --
Undo the coup --
Grassroots activism. From the Bayou to Baghdad: mission accomplished? --
Time is running out for brother and sister --
The Orangeburg massacre --
Don't cage dissent --
A tale of two Nobel nations --
Bush and the monkey wrench guy or one man's bid to aid the environment --
Seattle's lessons for London --
Disclosure of "secrets" --
In the '70s didn't destroy the nation --
Two standards of detention --
Obama's military is spying on U.S. peace groups --
Elections. New Vermont senator not standard fare --
Not all is debated in love and war --
Millions without a voice --
As goes Vermont --
Who's paying for the conventions? --
"It's a global election" --
Poverty is the real scandal --
The party police --
Open the debates --
Who gets to vote? --
Election protection --
Obama. Obama strikes a chord with a disaffected Republican --
It's not the man, it's the movement --
Change big donors can believe in --
Organizer in chief --
President Obama can redeem the White House --
Chevron in the White House --
A long train ride --
U.S. Muslims still under siege --
Free speech vs. surveillance in the digital age --
Luminaries. King's message: stop the War, help the poor --
Bang pots and pans for Molly Ivins --
Harry Belafonte: the lion at eighty --
Howard Zinn: dissent can sometimes be the best form of patriotism --
Clarence Kailin: voices from the Spanish Civil War --
Jimmy Carter: tear down that wall --
John Lennon: imagine peace-a ray of light in dark times --
Studs Terkel: curiosity didn't kill this cat --
Yuri Kochiyama: lessons of internment --
Martin Luther King, Jr.: where do we go from here? --
Utah Phillips has left the stage --
Evo Morales: a view from the South --
Tutu, Obama, and the Middle East --
Pete Seeger carries us on --
Dr. George Tiller didn't have to die --
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: the twenty-first century color line.
|Other Titles:||Democracy now! (Radio program)|
|Responsibility:||Amy Goodman ; edited by Denis Moynihan ; [foreword by Bill Moyers].|
- United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
- United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
- War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
- Torture -- United States.
- Elections -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
- Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
- Political activists -- United States.
- Economic history.
- Elections -- Corrupt practices.
- Mass media -- Political aspects.
- Political activists.
- Politics and government.
- Social conditions.
- United States.