Amy Goodman (born April 13, 1957) is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor independence movement and Chevron Corporation's role in Nigeria.

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 is the author of five books, including the 2012 The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope


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Trump’s Stephen Miller: Pestering Latino Students to Drafting Muslim Ban

Follow the rise of Trump's latest white supremacist darling spokesman Stephen Miller

A new investigation by Univision shows how President Trump’s senior White House policy adviser, 31-year-old Stephen Miller, was well known at his Santa Monica High School for heckling his fellow Hispanic classmates, including telling them to speak only English. He’s now best known as one of the architects behind Trump’s Muslim travel ban.

For more, we speak with one of Miller’s former classmates, Cynthia Santiago, the first Latina president of the school’s Associated Student Body and now an immigration defense lawyer who has been helping people impacted by Trump’s travel ban.

We also speak with Univision reporter Fernando Peinado. His recent piece is titled “How White House advisor Stephen Miller went from pestering Hispanic students to designing Trump’s immigration policy.

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  • Fernando Peinado: national political reporter at Univision. His new piece is titled “How White House advisor Stephen Miller went from pestering Hispanic students to designing Trump’s immigration policy.”
  • Cynthia Santiago: attended Santa Monica High School with Stephen Miller. She was the first Latina president of the school’s Associated Student Body. Santiago is a currently an immigration defense attorney. She recently assisted people impacted by Trump’s travel ban at LAX airport in Los Angeles.

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