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Standing up to the madness

Amy Goodman

Standing up to the madness

ordinary heroes in extraordinary times

by Amy Goodman

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- United States -- Citizen participation,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • Patriotism -- United States,
  • Heroes -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmy Goodman and David Goodman.
    ContributionsGoodman, David, 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1759 .G585 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 250 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19930541M
    ISBN 101401322883
    ISBN 109781401322885
    LC Control Number2008006604
    OCLC/WorldCa180753862

    standing up to the madness In this remarkable book, Amy and David Goodman write about acts of bravery and advocacy for social justice — examples, they say, of “standing up to the madness.“.   In her book Standing up to the madness, Amy & David Goodman say: "Protesting is an act of love. It is born of a deeply held conviction that the world can be a better place. Saying 'no' to injustice is the ultimate declaration of hope. But the corporate media .

      In many ways, “Madness, Rack, and Honey” reads like a steroid-boosted version of a commonplace book, those thinking persons’ scrapbooks that became popular in . Reefer Madness, a classic in the annals of hemp literature, is the popular social history of marijuana use in America. Beginning with the hemp farming if George Washington, author Larry "Ratso" Sloman traces the fascinating story of our nation's love-hate relationship with the resilient weed we know as marijuana. Herein we find antiheroes such as Allen Ginsberg, Robert Mitchum (the first.

    She and her brother David Goodman have co-authored the newly-released book Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times. The book chronicles everyday people – scientists, librarians, high school students and community organizers – who have courageously taken stands against the Bush Administration, the Patriot Act, war. The "Democracy Now!" host talks about her book, the state of activism and why "the media are the most powerful corporations on Earth -- more powerful than Amy Goodman on 'Standing Up to the.


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For further information about STANDING UP TO THE MADNESS, please contact Christine Ragasa, at or e-mail her at @ Please visit our Web site at   Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times is a collection of stories about people in the United States who are also choosing to take a stand against injustice.

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