Stories by Danny Goldberg

Danny Goldberg is the author of In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea (Akashic Books) and is the president of Gold Village Entertainment, whose clients include Steve Earle, Against Me!, and Peaches. subscribe to Danny Goldberg's feed

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Danny Goldberg discusses his new book about a magical and often misunderstood era in U.S. history.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017, Source: The Nation

Progressives seem intent on tearing themselves apart.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: Akashic Books

In Danny Goldberg's new book, he explores the world-famous "Be In," the giant talent of Allen Ginsberg, and 1967, the year of the "Summer of Love."

Posted on: Aug 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The morality of avoiding another needless and horrible war is more important than politics.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Al Franken got my donation, but dozens of other fundraising emails went straight into my trash bin.

Posted on: May 31, 2013, Source: The Nation

David Graeber’s account of Occupy Wall Street is essential—and somewhat maddening in its insistence on heightening the differences between anarchists and liberals.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's intellectually dishonest to pretend that serious criticism of the film amounts to an assault on free expression.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2012, Source: Dissent Magazine

Many of Guthrie’s songs are more relevant today that at the time of his passing in 1967.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2011, Source: Dissent Magazine

It is precisely the mystical utopian energy that most professional progressives so smugly dismiss that has aroused a salient, mass political consciousness on economic issues.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

High school friends remember the legendary musician, writer and poet.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2011, Source: Down With Tyranny!

Many culturally induced nerve endings, hidden from the view of polls and focus groups, help determine political currents.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2011, Source: Down With Tyranny!

David Sirota's brilliant new book posits that we're living in an echo of the 1980s... and he's terrifyingly correct.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2010, Source: The Nation

Until progressives change the mind sets of the tens of millions who believe right-wing mythology, elections will be disappointing regardless of who is in the White House.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives believe in spending whatever it takes to promote their ideas through the media. The crash of Air America shows that progressives don't have the right attitude.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2005, Source: Huffington Post

Business is booming at Air America; so Limbaugh and O'Reilly have started spreading lies about the network's looming bellyflop.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Liberal Hollywood has been blamed for swinging moral values voters towards Bush. But could Whoopi's joke or Jennifer Aniston's expletive really have been so influential?

Posted on: Jun 22, 2003, Source: AlterNet

It's time progressives started speaking the language of America and Democrats started defending themselves and the country.