Amy Goodman detained at border services

| November 26, 2009
Amy Goodman detained at border services

Breaking The Sound Barrier

by Amy Goodman
(Haymarket Books,
Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! launched her new book Breaking The Sound Barrier at an event co-hosted by community radio stations CJSF, Co-op Radio and CiTR in Vancouver, B.C. last night. Despite being detained by Canadian border services delaying her book launch by over an hour Amy Goodman delivered an impassioned lecture to a standing room only audience.

Goodman's 90-minute lecture touched on topics including the U.S. health care debate, the recent death of her mother, her arrest at the Republican National Convention, the importance of independent media, the upcoming summit in Copenhagen and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

In this excerpt from her lecture, Amy Goodman discusses her detention at the Canadian border, Kiefer Sutherland and the American series 24, the grandfather of Canadian health care and the U.S. health care debates.


The audio of Goodman's complete lecture is now featured in the book lounge.

Reporters with the Media Co-op captured Mordechai Briemberg's announcement of Amy Goodman's detention on video last night.

Amy Goodman's weekly columns are regularly featured on



Amy should note that Kiefer Sutherland's mother is Shirley Douglas, not Helen Douglas.

Amy Goodman was harassed by Canadian border guards - WTF?

Has Canada become a fascist society under the Harper regime? 

I hope she told the little shit that it was none of his fucking business. 


U.S. journalist grilled at Canada border crossing Officials demanded to know what she would say publicly about 2010 Olympics

Hey I get hassled by border gaurds too so why cant she? lol And yes i believe that the border patrol does beleive we are a fascist regime.

"...if you cross the border and you've got that look on your face that says "The ice on the luge track might be a bit slushy if El Niño makes its way through," then watch out! The Canadian Border Services Agency will not tolerate any Olympic dissent!"

The statirical take at:

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