Democracy Now!

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Group.png Democracy Now!  
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Sponsored byFord Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Pacifica Foundation
Membership• Amy Goodman
• Juan Gonzalez
• Mike Burke
"Alternative" media with nothing much to say about deep politics.

Democracy Now! is a popular "alternative" media outlet, which while carrying some progressive news, nevertheless avoids certain subjects, and has nothing much to say about deep politics. It airs simultaneously on satellite and cable television, radio (carried by over 1300 stations worldwide) and the internet.


Alternative media funding.jpg DN! is produced by Democracy Now Productions which is funded by listeners, viewers, and foundations.


It is revealing that DN had next to nothing to say about September 11th in 2014, and (as of August 2015) had found noting to report on the topic since September 2013. It is revealing that it also chooses to air Noam Chomsky's views on the matter, in spite of his claiming not to know much about it.


A Quote by Democracy Now!

Iran“Two years after Iran’s democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh nationalized Iran’s oil industry that had been controlled by the company now known as British Petroleum a coup happened in Iran. “If nationalisation in Iran of oil was successful, this would set a terrible example to other countries where U.S. oil interests were present,” explains Ervand Abrahamian, Iranian historian and author of Oil Crisis in Iran: From Nationalism to Coup d’Etat and The Coup: 1953, The CIA, and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations. While the CIA has historically taken credit for Mosaddegh’s overthrow, “the British have not admitted their leading role,” notes Iranian filmmaker Taghi Amirani, whose documentary film Coup 53 uncovers the influence of MI6 agents who sought to preserve their imperial-era access to Iranian oil and pulled in the Americans by promising a “slice.” Seventy years later, says Amirani, “We are still living with the ripples of this disastrous event”2023


Employee on Wikispooks

Jeremy ScahillSenior producer and correspondent19932003Dates approximate. Contributor also after 2003.


Known member

1 of the 3 of the members already have pages here:

Amy GoodmanPresenter of Democracy Now!



Ford FoundationIn addition to its own billionaire agenda, also known to have been $$$ middleman for covert CIA funding.
Open Society FoundationsA NGO operating in more countries than McDonald's. It has the tendency to support politicians (at times through astroturfing) and activists that get branded as "extreme left" as its founder is billionaire and bane of the pound George Soros. This polarizing perspective causes the abnormal influence of the OSF to go somewhat unanswered.
Pacifica FoundationA progressive media foundation, generally anti-war, but also close to official narratives.


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