People who are against hate are not a fringe minority, not even a silent majority, but are a silenced majority, silenced by the corporate media.
— Amy Goodman



Amy Goodman is an acclaimed American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and bestselling author. She is the host and Executive Producer of Democracy Now!, an award-winning, daily, independent news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide. From Chicago to Standing Rock to the U.S. Mexico border, Goodman reports from the front lines of issues shaping our democracy.

Goodman was the first journalist to be awarded the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ for developing an innovative model of truly independent grassroots political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by the mainstream media. Her courageous and relentlessly honest journalism make Amy Goodman an invaluable champion for justice.

In her own words

Stances on key issues

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The Muslim Ban

Immigration and human rights advocates say the new ban still discriminates against Muslims and fails to address some of their concerns with the previous order.

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Profiles of Courage

Amy is dedicated to the ideals of a free press and has spent her career leading with those convictions as she highlights stories of courage and resistance.

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Heartrending Stories from the Border

Amy Goodman shares detailed and nuanced stories that reveal hard truths behind the controversial family detention policy of the administration.

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Empowering Women to Engage

Amy Goodman has used her award-winning talents to advance the narrative for women while highlighting their powerful contributions through the power of engagement in a democracy.


While law-abiding Muslims are forced to hide in their homes, and animal-rights activists are labeled as terrorists for undercover filming of abusive treatment at factory farms, right-wing hate groups are free to organize, parade, arm themselves to the hilt and murder with chilling regularity. It’s time for our society to confront this very real threat.
— Amy Goodman