Breaking the Sound Barrier

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Amy Goodman, award-winning host of the daily, internationally broadcast radio and television program Democracy Now!, breaks through the corporate media’s lies, sound-bites, and silence in this wide-ranging new collection of articles, based on her columns for King Features Syndicate.

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In place of the usual suspects— the “experts” who, in Goodman’s words, “know so little about so much, explain the world to us, and get it so wrong”— this accessible, lively collection allows the voices the corporate media exclude and ignore to be heard loud and clear. From community organizers in New Orleans, to the courageous American soldiers who’ve said “No” to Washington’s wars, to the victims of torture and police violence, we are given the extraordinary opportunity to hear ordinary people standing up and speaking out. Written with all of the fierce intelligence and passion for truth that millions have come to expect from Amy Goodman’s reportage, Breaking the Sound Barrier proves the power that independent journalism can play in the struggle for a better world, one in which ordinary citizens are the true experts of their own lives and communities.

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Author Amy Goodman
Publisher Haymarket Books
Page Count 378pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.5
Publication Notes Softcover
Publication Date October 10, 2009
ISBN 978-1931859998

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