Amy Goodman is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. Since 1996, Goodman has hosted Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Thomas Merton Award in 2004, a Right Livelihood Award in 2008, and an Izzy Award in 2009 for “special achievement in independent media”. In 2012, Goodman received the Gandhi Peace Award for a “significant contribution to the promotion of an enduring international peace”.
Goodman will talk about how the unprecedented resistance to President Donald Trump’s rise to power did not materialize overnight, but emerged from grassroots movements that have been challenging the establishment for years. This is what Democracy Now! reports on every day in its global news hour. KDNK airs Democracy Now! each weekday at 6 pm.