The Silenced Majority

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The Silenced Majority

Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope

By Amy Goodman; Amy Goodman; Denis Moynihan

Haymarket Books, Paperback, 9781608462315, 345pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2012

In their new book, Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan provide a vivid record of the events, conflicts, and social movements shaping our society today. They give voice to ordinary people standing up to corporate and government power across the country and around the world. Their writing and daily work at the grassroots public TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now ," carried on more than a thousand stations globally and at, casts in stark relief the stories of the silenced majority. These stories are set against the backdrop of the mainstream media's abject failure, with its small circle of pundits who know so little about so much, attempting to explain the world to us and getting it so wrong.

About the Author
Amy Goodman has been confronting the Washington establishment and its corporate sponsors while giving voice to the ordinary citizens and activists who are fighting for a better, more peaceful world. Her daily international radio and TV show, Democracy Now!, began in 1996 and is now carried on more than 500 stations and on

Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of "Democracy Now! "An award-winning journalist, she has won the Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the Alternative Nobel Prize; a lifetime achievement award from Harvard s Nieman Foundation for Journalism; the George Polk Award; Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting; and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award. Amy is the "New York Times" bestselling author, with Denis Moynihan, of "The Silenced Majority "and "Breaking the Sound Barrier"; and with David Goodman, of "Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America", and "The Exception to the Rulers".

Denis Moynihan is outreach director of Democracy Now!

Praise For The Silenced Majority

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.”
Cornel West

What journalism should be: beholden to the interests of people, not power and profit.”
Arundhati Roy