Amy Goodman

October 12, 2011

Nawal El Saadawy: Mother of Egypt’s revolution

Exiled from Egypt several times as a result of her opposition to President Hosni Mubaraks’s regime, Nawal el Saadawi was in Cairo in January  when the demonstrations began in January. The renowned doctor, feminist and psychologist who has fought for change for more than half a century, was imprisoned and prevented from writing for many years. Hailed as "mother […]


July 3, 2011

Part II: WikiLeaks pushed Arab unrest, Assange says

By Gianluca Mezzofiore WikiLeaks had a prominent role in the Arab Spring, acting as a catalyst and pushing global information to a point where the US and other Western countries could not prop up Arab dictatorships anymore, according to WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange. Speaking at a Frontline Club event in East London, alongside renowned Slovenian […]


July 2, 2011

Part I: Žižek, Assange and the “new McCarthyism”

By Viola Caon A "new McCarthyism" has emerged in response to WikiLeaks and is evidenced in the calls for assassination by US politicians, the site’s editor-in-chief said today. Julian Assange, the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! shared a stage at a packed Frontline Club event at the Troxy in London’s […]


June 29, 2011

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange on Afghan and Iraq War Logs and US Embassy cables

A round up of some of Frontline Club events with Julian Assange. On Saturday, 2 July Julian Assange, editor-in-chief of whistleblower website WikiLeaks will be "in conversation" with Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and award-winning investigative journalist Amy Goodman. In the build up to what should be a fascinating event, focusing on the ethics and philosophy […]


June 28, 2011

The week ahead at the Frontline Club: Assange and Žižek, Somali pirates & kill/capture in Afghanistan

This evening’s screening and panel discussion organised by BBC Perisan will shed light on the extent of persecution suffered by The Baha’is of Iran. Tomorrow we will be joined by award winning ITV News‘ international editor Bill Neely who will be talking about his recent work in Libya, the stories he has covered since he began his career and […]


June 28, 2011

The week ahead at the Frontline Club: Assange and

This evening’s screening and panel discussion organised by BBC Perisan will shed light on the extent of persecution suffered by The Baha’is of Iran. Tomorrow we will be joined by award winning ITV News‘ international editor Bill Neely who will be talking about his recent work in Libya, the stories he has covered since he began his career and […]


June 27, 2011

Slavoj Žižek: From the end of capitalism to WikiLeaks changing the world

If you want to get a measure of what you can expect from renowned philosopher Slavoj Žižek on Saturday, then take a look at the video above, which shows his talk at the RSA last year. The Slovenian, who is widely held as one of the most influential living philosophers, will be speaking with WikiLeaks […]