The award-winning sister-brother team of Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, and investigative journalist David Goodman traveled the country to detail the ways in which grassroots activists have taken politics out of the hands of politicians. "Standing up to the Madness" tells the stories of everyday citizens who have challenged the government and prevailed.
Amy Goodman is an internationally acclaimed journalist and host of the daily grassroots global news hour Democracy Now!, which airs on more than 600 radio and TV stations around the world and on Democracynow.org. David Goodman is an award-winning independent journalist, the author of seven books, and a contributing writer to Mother Jones.
Go to http://www.democracynow.org/ for more on the daily TV/radio news program Democracy Now!.
This event took place on April 15, 2008, as a part of the Authors@Google series.