The Silenced Majority, an Evening of Political Awareness
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Featured review from Hadley LoudenRed Velvet
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Amy Goodman brought her articulate passion to the stage and allowed third party Candidtates to contribute to the National Debate, Both the Green party and Justice party candidates presented well and greatly broadened the perspective. It gave those of us in attendance great hope. Thank you!
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Jill Scott and Rocky Anderson were good and their positions are understandable & desirable. Unfortunately, their audience was limited. Process was boring and repetitive but the messages were necessary. Not enough debate and too much lecturing.
Quotes & Highlights
- “Amy Goodman has taken investigative journalism to new heights.” --Noam Chomsky
- “Amy Goodman is not afraid to speak truth to power. She does it every day.” --Susan Sarandon
- “Crusading journalism at its best.” --Arianna Huffington
- “A towering progressive freedom fighter in the media and the world.” --Dr. Cornel West
- “What journalism should be: beholden to the interests of people, not power and profit.” --Arundhati Roy
- “Amy Goodman is a national treasure.” --Tavis Smiley
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan began writing a weekly column, “Breaking the Sound Barrier,” for King Features Syndicate in 2006. This timely new sequel to Goodman’s New York Times bestseller of the same name gives voice to the many ordinary people standing up to corporate and government power—and refusing to be silent. The Silenced Majority pulls back the veil of corporate media reporting to dig deep into the politics of “climate apartheid,” the implications of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the movement to halt the execution of Troy Anthony Davis, and the globalization of dissent “From Tahrir Square to Liberty Plaza.” Throughout Goodman and Moynihan show the work of ordinary people to change their media—and change the world.
Amy Goodman is an award-winning investigative journalist and syndicated columnist, author and the host of Democracy Now! airing on more than 1,000 public television and radio stations in 35 countries. Goodman is the first journalist to receive 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.” The Independent of London named Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! “an inspiration”; pulsemedia.org placed Goodman at the top of their 20 Top Global Media Figures. Goodman is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including her latest, Breaking the Sound Barrier. She co-authored the first three bestsellers, Standing Up to the Madness, Static, and The Exception to the Rulers, with her brother, journalist David Goodman.
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