The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them

The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them

by Amy Goodman, David Goodman
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The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them by Amy Goodman, David Goodman

Now in paperback, the national bestseller that challenges the corporate and political hypocrisy that has silenced America n Exception to the Rulers, award-winning journalist Amy Goodman exposes the lies, corruption, and crimes of the power elite-an elite that is bolstered by large media conglomerates who obscure the truth. Her goal is 'to go where the silence is, to give voice to the silenced majority,' and she is fond of quoting Margaret Mead: 'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.' This book informs and empowers people to act on that principle.

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ISBN-13: 9781401307998
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 03/30/2005
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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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 http://www.democracynow.org. David Goodman is an award-winning investigative journalist, author of six books, and a contributing writer for Mother Jones. His articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Outside, The Nation, and numerous other publications. His reporting is included in the American Empire Project book In the Name of Democracy. He lives with his wife and two children in Vermont.

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Amy Goodman is one of the few genuine journalists left. While the fawning, sycophantic 'liberal media' is sucking up to the George Bush Junior regime, she puts her life on the line to reveal the facts about the criminality and corruption of the US corporatocracy amd its support for brutal third-world dictators that oppress and commit genocide against their own people. She also reveals how the US media has become the propaganda arm of the regime, banging the drum for war against Iraq, Iran and anyone else who stands in the way of corporate America's all-consuming greed. Reading this book is an education about what 'spreading freedom and democracy' really means. Highly recommended.