Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life

"Outstanding…Moore Triumphs! Publishers Weekly

Articles tagged with: “Bailout”

First Page 4 of 4

September 18th, 2009

Michael Moore blames capitalism for meltdown

By Joe Garofoli / San Francisco ChronicleTwo weeks before his movie "Capitalism: A Love Story" opens nationwide, filmmaker Michael Moore swept through San Francisco on Thursday with a rally, a Commonwealth Club appearance and an unlikely new antagonist: Democrats. When Moore criticized Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., this week on NBC's ... continue reading

September 17th, 2009

Michael Moore on Leno: "Capitalism is Legalized Greed"

By John Nichols / The Nation Americans who didn't witness filmmaker Michael Moore's appearance Tuesday night on NBC's "The Jay Leno Show" missed one of those rare moments when the vast wasteland gives way to an oasis of realism. Rarely since the days when author Gore Vidal regularly appeared on ... continue reading

September 16th, 2009

Michael Moore's "Capitalism": Stirring Outrage from the Left

By Ted Johnson / VarietyJust minutes after the Los Angeles premiere screening of Michael Moore's "Capitalism, A Love Story" ended, the filmmaker posted this message to his Twitter feed: "The packed house gets up to grab their torches and pitchforks..." He was joking # the audience actually bolted down to ... continue reading

September 14th, 2009

Oscar-winning director knocks Vale Inco

Sudbury Star The strike by Vale Inco workers in Greater Sudbury has caught the attention of Oscar-winning director Michael Moore. Moore invited some of the strikers to the weekend premier of his newest film Capitalism: A Love Story at the Toronto International Film Festival. "The mining company's doing quite well," ... continue reading

September 12th, 2009

Filmmaker Michael Moore says it's time to put "stake in the heart" of capitalism

TORONTO (CP) — Michael Moore says at one point he considered calling his new film "Manifesto." It would have been a fitting title, given that his scathing attack on capitalism calls for nothing less than putting, in Moore's words, a "stake through the heart of the beast." "Capitalism: A Love ... continue reading

September 9th, 2009

Wall St bonuses spark outrage on Main Street USA

By Steve Eder and Ed Stoddard NEW YORK/EULESS, Texas (Reuters) - All you have to do to feel the outrage over the continuing flow of bonuses on Wall Street is to take a walk down Main Street. Reuters reporters spoke to people in half a dozen towns and cities across ... continue reading

September 8th, 2009

Michael Moore’s Anti-Capitalist Attack Dazzles Italians: Review

Review by Farah Nayeri Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- “Michael, we love you!” Filmmaker Michael Moore is promoting his new movie “Capitalism: A Love Story” to the media at the Venice Film Festival. He is stopped in his tracks when an Italian female reporter unfurls a banner bearing those adoring words. ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

Michael Moore Blasts Bank ‘Coup D’Etat,’ State Bailout: Review

Review by Farah Nayeri Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- “We’re here to get the money back for the American people,” says filmmaker Michael Moore, as he tries to take an empty canvas bag into the heavily guarded headquarters of a bailed-out bank. The 55-year-old satirist has much to rant about, what ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

With Capitalism: A Love Story, Michael Moore Goes For Broke

By Mary Corliss / TIME "Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies." So wrote Thomas Jefferson to a friend in 1816. Now Michael Moore, whose Fahrenheit 9/11 took on the U.S. Army, and the entire military-executive-industrial establishment, brings his latest documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story, to the Venice Film ... continue reading

September 6th, 2009

"Capitalism is evil," says new Michael Moore film

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - Capitalism is evil. That is the conclusion of U.S. documentary maker Michael Moore's latest movie "Capitalism: A Love Story," which premieres at the Venice film festival on Sunday. Blending his trademark humor with tragic individual stories, archive footage and publicity stunts, the 55-year-old launches ... continue reading

September 5th, 2009

Michael Moore Slams Bailout of Wall Street, Wants 'Money Back'

By Farah Nayeri Sept. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore launched his movie "Capitalism: A Love Story" at the Venice Film Festival today, staging an all-out attack on the free-market system and on the U.S. government bailout of financial institutions. "Capitalism is an evil, and you cannot regulate evil," Moore, an ... continue reading

September 1st, 2009

Michael Moore’s Wall Street Satire to Open at Venice Festival

By Farah Nayeri Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Moore, the American filmmaker and satirist, is making Venice the launchpad for his Wall Street diatribe, “Capitalism: A Love Story.” Moore’s “Capitalism” will compete for the top prize at the 10-day Venice Film Festival, which opens today. The two-hour movie, which screens ... continue reading

August 18th, 2009

Q&A: Michael Moore

By Matthew Belloni / The Hollywood Reporter Since bursting onto the documentary scene 20 years ago with "Roger & Me," a blistering critique of General Motors, Michael Moore has directed the highest-grossing documentary of all time (2004's "Fahrenheit 9/11") and become a professional populist provocateur. The Flint, Mich., native is ... continue reading

July 30th, 2009

Herzog's Bad Lieutenant joins Venice film festival contenders

Michael Moore, Todd Solondz and zombie veteran George Romero among 23 directors competing for Golden Lion By Mark Brown / Guardian It's fair to say that Abel Ferrara was not best pleased by the news that Werner Herzog was remaking his 1992 film Bad Lieutenant. "I wish these people die ... continue reading

July 26th, 2009

1-percenters launch attack on health care David Sirota

Creators Syndicate Here's a truism: The wealthiest 1 percent have never had it so good.According to government figures, 1-percenters' share of America's total income is the highest it has been since 1929, and their tax rates are the lowest they've faced in two decades. Through bonuses, many 1-percenters will profit ... continue reading

July 22nd, 2009

Autos, banks spend $20M lobbying

By Silla Brush / HillAuto companies and eight of the country's biggest banks that received tens of billions of dollars in federal bailout money spent more than $20 million on lobbying Washington lawmakers in the first half of this year. General Motors, Chrysler and GMAC, the finance arm of GM, ... continue reading

July 22nd, 2009

Why we must vote on the public health care plan Rep. Anthony Weiner

PoliticoIt seems that big legislation isn’t complete until it develops a collection of catchphrases. (“Shovel ready,” everyone? “Cash for clunkers,” perhaps?) The effort to tackle the long list of failings of our health care system and the way we pay for it has been no exception. This time, we are ... continue reading

July 19th, 2009

The Most Misunderstood Man in America

Joseph Stiglitz predicted the global financial meltdown. So why can't he get any respect here at home?By Michael Hirsch / NewsweekAnya Stiglitz was in the middle of a Pilates class in Central Park on an April morning when her cell phone rang. Glancing down, she saw "202" pop up—no number ... continue reading

July 15th, 2009

Goldman Sachs is back, and we should be worried Robert Reich

We've bailed them out once -- and now they're back to their high-risk ways. Expect others to followSalonShould we breathe a sigh of relief that Goldman Sachs has posted record earnings as revenue from trading and stock underwriting reached all-time highs (second quarter net income was $3.44 billion) -- less ... continue reading

July 10th, 2009

House overwhelmingly rejects signing statement

By Walter Alarkon / The Hill The House rebuked President Obama for trying to ignore restrictions to international aid payments, voting overwhelmingly for an amendment forcing the administration to abide by its constraints. House members approved an amendment by a 429-2 vote to have the Obama administration pressure the World ... continue reading

July 9th, 2009

Moore tackles financial meltdown

BBC Award-winning film-maker Michael Moore has announced the title of his forthcoming documentary, which looks at the global economic meltdown. In a statement, the Fahrenheit 9/11 director said Capitalism: A Love Story would be "be the perfect date movie". He added: "It's got it all - lust, passion, romance and ... continue reading

July 8th, 2009

Michael Moore unveils title of new doc

'Capitalism: A Love Story' to be released Oct. 2 By Dave McNary / Variety Michael Moore's opting to spoof romantic conventions in titling his upcoming documentary "Capitalism: A Love Story," which addresses the causes of the global economic meltdown. "It will be the perfect date movie," Moore said in an ... continue reading

First Page 4 of 4

Big new story from David Sirota and Pando on top Christie adviser and appearance of corruption at New Jersey's pension fund: REVEALED: Gov....

Apr 17th
12:41 PM
Read More

FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
3:28 PM
Read More

Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
2:00 PM
Read More

I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
9:48 AM
Read More

Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
2:19 PM
Read More

Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
2:00 PM
Read More

ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
7:38 PM
Read More

I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
8:27 PM
Read More

I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
3:55 PM
Read More

How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
Read More

Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
5:41 PM
Read More

Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
4:48 PM
Read More

When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
Read More

Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
5:38 PM
Read More

This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
9:40 PM
Read More

The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
9:08 PM
Read More

Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
4:59 PM
Read More

"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
10:07 AM
Read More

RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
Read More

Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
Read More

Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
6:48 PM
Read More

Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
1:08 PM
Read More

Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch Donna Smith The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
1:02 PM
Read More

Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
8:39 PM
Read More

Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
Read More

Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
Read More

More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
Read More

Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? Ray McGovern Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
9:25 PM
Read More

Latest from David Sirota on Enron billionaire John Arnold smuggling anti-pension propaganda into "neutral" institutions like PBS and now, the...

Mar 1st
12:58 PM
Read More

Subscribe to Mike's Blog RSS

Click here to suggest an article

Mike's Blog

See More Blogs

Vew the archives

View older articles