Amy Goodman, 2008 Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize)

Amy Goodman Among 4 Recipients of 2008 Right Livelihood Award, Known as the “Alternative Nobel”

Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman has become the first journalist to receive the Right Livelihood Award, established to honor those “offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today.” The annual prize, also known as the Alternative Nobel, will be awarded in the Swedish parliament in December. The other winners were Indian activists Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan, women’s rights advocate Asha Hagi of Somalia, and sexual violence victims’ advocate Monika Hauser of Germany.

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Amy Goodman Among 4 Recipients of 2008 Right Livelihood Award, Known as the “Alternative Nobel”

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