Breaking the Sound Barrier

Breaking the Sound Barrier

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by Amy Goodman
     
 


Amy Goodman gives voice to the heroic stories of people the corporate media exclude and ignore.See more details below

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Amy Goodman gives voice to the heroic stories of people the corporate media exclude and ignore.

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ISBN-13:
2901931859997
Publisher:
Perseus Distribution
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Edition description:
NE

Table of Contents

Contents

FOREWORD BY BILL MOYERS....................xi
INTRODUCTION: BEYOND THE NINE-SECOND SOUND BITE....................1
THE ART OF WAR AND DECEPTION....................7
RESISTANCE TO WAR CANNOT BE JAILED....................10
CLINTON TO ANTIWAR VOTERS: BRING 'EM ON....................13
CARLOS ARREDONDO EXPLODING INTO ACTION....................16
HANG UP ON WAR: CLAIM YOUR TELEPHONE TAX REBATE....................19
WAR AND CENSORSHIP AT WILTON HIGH SCHOOL....................22
THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR NEW PENTAGON PAPERS....................25
THE UNCOUNTED CASUALTIES OF WAR....................28
WINTER SOLDIER MARCHES AGAIN....................31
BODY OF WAR....................34
WHISTLE-BLOWER POINTS TO TARGET LIST IN U.S. ATTACK ON HOTEL....................36
THREATS, LIES, AND AUDIOTAPE....................39
INVASION OF THE SEA-SMURFS....................42
OBAMA'S AFGHAN TRAP....................45
OBAMA'S COALITION OF THE UNWILLING....................48
GLOBAL WARRING, GLOBAL WARMING, GLOBAL WARNING....................53
MCKIBBEN: HOLD POLITICIANS' FEET TO THE FIRE....................56
FROM OIL WARS TO WATER WARS....................59
WEATHER REPORTS ARE MISSING THE STORY....................62
DON'T DRINK THE NUCLEAR KOOL-AID....................65
LESSONS OF THE EXXON VALDEZ....................68
RUMSFELD'S MOUNT MISERY....................73
UP TO DEMOCRATS TO INVESTIGATE TORTURE....................76
HYPOCRITICAL OATH: PSYCHOLOGISTS AND TORTURE....................79
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TEACH THE PRESIDENT A LESSON ABOUT TORTURE....................82
PSYCHOLOGISTS IN DENIAL ABOUT TORTURE....................85
A VOTE FOR MUKASEY IS A VOTE FOR TORTURE....................88
SURVIVING A CIA "BLACK SITE"....................91
TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE....................94
A TORTURE DEBATE AMONG HEALERS....................97
TORTURERS SHOULD BE PUNISHED....................100
SiCKO: MICHAEL MOORE'S PRESCRIPTION FOR CHANGE....................105
CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE IS A NO-BRAINER....................108
FOR WHOM THE BELL'S PALSY TOLLS....................111
NOTHING TO FEAR BUT NO HEALTH CARE....................114
TOXINS "R" US....................117
PUT SINGLE-PAYER ON THE TABLE....................120
BAUCUS' RAUCOUS CAUCUS....................123
CONGRE$$ HEAL THYSELF....................126
HEALTH INSURANCE WHISTLE-BLOWER KNOWS WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED....................129
GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELTDOWN TICKER TAPE AIN'T SPAGHETTI....................133
WALL STREET SOCIALISTS....................136
WORKERS LAID OFF, EXECUTIVES PAID OFF, BERNARD MADOFF....................139
TOO BIG TO FAIL, TOO BIG TO JAIL....................142
PRODUCE THE NOTE....................145
DEATH IN OAXACA....................151
SHOOTING THE MESSENGER IS A WAR CRIME....................154
NAB-BING THE ELECTION....................157
CBS SILENCES GENERAL DISSENT....................160
THE DUBIOUS MR. DOBBS....................163
THE FCC'S CHRISTMAS GIFT TO BIG MEDIA....................166
THE BROADCASTERS' BIG PAYDAY....................169
THE U.S. WAR ON JOURNALISTS....................172
WHY WE WERE FALSELY ARRESTED....................175
PACIFICA RADIO AT 60: A SANCTUARY FOR DISSENT....................178
YOO'S VIEWS MAKE PHILLY NEWS....................181
TIMOR: BUSH HAS A CHANCE TO HOLD TERRORISTS ACCOUNTABLE....................187
ASK KISSINGER ABOUT PINOCHET....................190
CHIQUITA'S SLIPPING APPEAL....................193
GLOBAL CONSENSUS, NOT GLOBAL CONQUEST....................196
CHEVRON'S PIPELINE IS THE BURMESE REGIME'S LIFELINE....................199
CONGO: THE INVISIBLE WAR....................202
COLOMBIA: CELEBRATE THE RELEASE, NOT THE REGIME....................205
CHEVRON, SHELL, AND THE TRUE COST OF OIL....................208
THE FREE MARKET'S MARKED MEN....................211
UNDO THE COUP....................214
FROM THE BAYOU TO BAGHDAD: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED?....................219
TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR BROTHER AND SISTER....................222
THE ORANGEBURG MASSACRE....................225
DON'T CAGE DISSENT....................228
A TALE OF TWO NOBEL NATIONS....................231
BUSH AND THE MONKEY WRENCH GUY OR: ONE MAN'S BID TO AID THE ENVIRONMENT....................234
SEATTLE'S LESSONS FOR LONDON....................237
DISCLOSURE OF "SECRETS" IN THE '70s DIDN'T DESTROY THE NATION....................240
TWO STANDARDS OF DETENTION....................243
OBAMA'S MILITARY IS SPYING ON U.S. PEACE GROUPS....................246
NEW VERMONT SENATOR NOT STANDARD FARE....................251
NOT ALL IS DEBATED IN LOVE AND WAR....................254
MILLIONS WITHOUT A VOICE....................257
AS GOES VERMONT....................260
WHO'S PAYING FOR THE CONVENTIONS?....................262
"IT'S A GLOBAL ELECTION"....................265
POVERTY IS THE REAL SCANDAL....................268
THE PARTY POLICE....................271
OPEN THE DEBATES....................274
WHO GETS TO VOTE?....................277
OBAMA STRIKES A CHORD WITH A DISAFFECTED REPUBLICAN....................285
IT'S NOT THE MAN, IT'S THE MOVEMENT....................288
CHANGE BIG DONORS CAN BELIEVE IN....................291
ORGANIZER IN CHIEF....................294
PRESIDENT OBAMA CAN REDEEM THE WHITE HOUSE....................297
CHEVRON IN THE WHITE HOUSE....................300
A LONG TRAIN RIDE....................303
U.S. MUSLIMS STILL UNDER SIEGE....................306
FREE SPEECH VS. SURVEILLANCE IN THE DIGITAL AGE....................309
KING'S MESSAGE: STOP THE WAR, HELP THE POOR....................315
BANG POTS AND PANS FOR MOLLY IVINS....................318
HARRY BELAFONTE: THE LION AT 80....................321
HOWARD ZINN: DISSENT CAN SOMETIMES BE THE BEST FORM OF PATRIOTISM....................324
CLARENCE KAILIN: VOICES FROM THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR....................327
JIMMY CARTER: TEAR DOWN THAT WALL....................330
JOHN LENNON: IMAGINE PEACE-A RAY OF LIGHT IN DARK TIMES....................333
STUDS TERKEL: CURIOSITY DIDN'T KILL THIS CAT....................336
YURI KOCHIYAMA: LESSONS OF INTERNMENT....................339
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?....................342
UTAH PHILLIPS HAS LEFT THE STAGE....................345
EVO MORALES: A VIEW FROM THE SOUTH....................348
TUTU, OBAMA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST....................351
PETE SEEGER CARRIES US ON....................354
DR. GEORGE TILLER DIDN'T HAVE TO DIE....................357
HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.: THE 21ST-CENTURY COLOR LINE....................360
KIEFER SUTHERLAND'S GRANDFATHER, TOMMY DOUGLAS: HEALTH CARE REFORM NEEDS AN ACTION HERO....................362
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................365
INDEX....................367

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