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Michael Moore

Author and Filmmaker

October 6th, 2010

Dems Come Alive! ...a follow-up from Michael Moore

Today's OpenMike blog Friends, Ok! We're halfway through the week and we're off to a great start. Last week I gave the spineless Dems five friendly suggestions for things they could do on the off chance they were interested in winning the midterm elections on November 2nd: 1. Deliver a ... continue reading

September 23rd, 2010

Moore receives John Steinbeck Award

TRAVERSE CITY — Hometown filmmaker Michael Moore is this year's recipient of the John Steinbeck Award.The award is given to writers and artists whose work captures Steinbeck's spirit of empathy, commitment to democratic values and belief in the dignity of people who by circumstance are pushed to the fringes of ... continue reading

September 21st, 2010

FILMMAKER MICHAEL MOORE TO RECEIVE THE JOHN STEINBECK AWARD FROM STEINBECK'S FAMILY AND CENTER FOR STEINBECK STUDIES

SAN JOSE, CA (Sept 21, 2010) — Academy Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author, Michael Moore, has been named the recipient of the Steinbeck Award by the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University. Moore will formally receive the "In the Souls of the People" award on Thursday, October ... continue reading

September 17th, 2010

Barack Obama taps Elizabeth Warren for consumer watchdog job

President Barack Obama, sidestepping a bruising confirmation fight while throwing a bone to his liberal base, announced Friday that he has selected consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren as the architect of the newly-formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a watchdog agency set up as part of the Wall Street reform act. In ... continue reading

September 16th, 2010

Filmmaker Michael Moore calls Canada 'shameful' on U.S. war dodgers

TORONTO - Renowned left-wing American documentary maker Michael Moore on Thursday blasted Canada's position on U.S. war dodgers as shameful.Speaking at the Toronto International Film Festival, Moore said Ottawa's refusal to allow U.S. soldiers opposed to the war in Iraq to find safe haven in this country betrays what the ... continue reading

September 16th, 2010

Obama puts bark in consumer watchdog: Elizabeth Warren

President Barack Obama's decision to appoint Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Warren to oversee the creation of the new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection cheered consumer advocates and Democrats, while dismaying Republicans and business groups. Warren was one of the intellectual architects of the new bureau, created by the recent ... continue reading

July 30th, 2010

Michael Moore working to revive downtown movie theaters

Traverse City, Mich. -- For generations, Americans viewed films in stately, single-screen theaters that were pillars of city business districts -- an experience that faded with the rise of suburban multiplexes and the decline of downtowns.Michael Moore wants to bring those theaters back. The Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker has a ... continue reading

July 27th, 2010

VIDEO: Michael Moore on Larry King Live (Part 3)

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July 26th, 2010

Michael Moore says story comes before stars at Traverse City Film Festival

TRAVERSE CITY -- Michael Moore does not underestimate the intelligence of the moviegoing public.You can tell by the way the famed filmmaker and Michigander programs the Traverse City Film Festival every year with foreign films, documentaries, shorts and classics that don't tread on typical Hollywood territory. The numbers back him ... continue reading

July 22nd, 2010

Michael Moore's up to...something

Michael Moore is on the phone while driving around Traverse City. As always he's got lots to say and bounces from subject to subject with glee. But the one thing he doesn't want to talk about is what Michael Moore the filmmaker is up to these days. Last year at ... continue reading

July 17th, 2010

Michael Moore announces 2010 Traverse City Film Fest schedule

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Film Festival founder Michael Moore has announced the line-up for the 2010 edition of the festival, now in its sixth record-breaking year.Moore, the Academy Award-winning director of “Bowling for Columbine” and “Capitalism: A Love Story,” launched the Traverse City Film Festival in 2005 in an ... continue reading

July 10th, 2010

“Kids” and “Boy” to Open Michael Moore’s Traverse City Fest

Now in its sixth year, Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival unveiled its 2010 lineup.  The festival, started by the “Capitalism: A Love Story” filmmaker in 2005, brings independent and international films to a Michigan population that rarely gets to see such work.  Lisa Cholodenko’s “The Kids Are All Right” ... continue reading

July 8th, 2010

Michael Moore chosen for Oscar board

His name is Moore, Gov. Moore.Oscar-winning filmmaker and Flint native Michael Moore has been elected to the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The group oversees the Oscars.Moore, whose "Bowling for Columbine" won the 2002 Oscar for best documentary feature, and 2010 Oscar darling ... continue reading

July 5th, 2010

Michael Moore on His Life, His Films and His Activism

AMY GOODMAN: Welcome to Democracy Now, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report, I’m Amy Goodman. Today in this Democracy Now special, we spend the hour with one of the most famous independent filmmakers in the world, Michael Moore. For the past twenty years, Michael has been one of the most ... continue reading

July 1st, 2010

Why a Bank-Bashing Populist Democrat Opposed the Wall Street "Reform" Bill

No member of the House has been a harsher critic of the abuses of big banks and Wall Street that Ohio Democrat Marcy Kaptur.No member of the House has been more on-target in his condemnations and her calls for reform.During the bank bailout fight of 2008, Kaptur became a national folk-hero ... continue reading

May 4th, 2010

Progressives set to meet, support democracy

Chuck Ogg thinks the government needs to do more to help the people.Ogg, spokesman for the Rock County Progressives, said he and others decided to form a group after attending a MoveOn event and watching Michael Moore’s film: “Capitalism: A Love Story.” The movie examines the impact of corporate dominance ... continue reading

April 22nd, 2010

Michael Moore on Countdown With Keith Olbermann (Guest Host Lawrence O'Donnell) - Part 1

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Joan Wile

Founder, Grandmothers Against the War

March 29th, 2010

Michael Moore: A Love Story

If you know the Upper West Side of Manhattan, you know there are probably more progressives per square inch here than in all the 50 states.  So, it's no surprise that a big bunch of people showed up this evening at my small one-bedroom apartment in this highly liberal neighborhood ... continue reading

March 25th, 2010

'Capitalism: A Love Story' House Parties This Weekend -- 1,000 to Be Held Across the Nation!

Friends, This weekend over a thousand homes across America will be hosting viewing parties of my latest film, "Capitalism: A Love Story." I'd like to invite you to be part of this great shared event. And I will be there live, over the phone, at many of them to talk ... continue reading

March 23rd, 2010

A View from Canada: Michael Moore on CBC's 'The Hour'

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March 19th, 2010

Madison’s Union Cab part of ‘Capitalism’ DVD

It was movie night last Saturday for many of the cabbies at Union Cab.The DVD of Michael Moore’s last movie, “Capitalism: A Love Story” arrived in stores last week, and the drivers had a particular interest in it. Because they’re the stars — of one of the bonus features, anyway.Rent ... continue reading

March 16th, 2010

Michael Moore, Brave New Films Live Chat with Robert Greenwald and You

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March 16th, 2010

Michael Moore: Dems 'Were Handed The Ball And Couldn't Take It 10 Yards Down The Field'

The only way Democrats may be able to salvage November, according to Michael Moore, is to "find their courage" this week, add a public option back to the health care bill and start passing as much liberal legislation as possible."Maybe they won't win. But their boat is sinking. And when ... continue reading

March 16th, 2010

Church to screen Moore's "Capitalism"

Geneva, IL — A Geneva church will show a free screening of Michael Moore's film, "Capitalism: A Love Story," this Friday.The film begins at 7 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Society, 110 S. Second St.The film is part of the free monthly third-Friday Film programs which are sponsored by the Social Justice Committee ... continue reading

Robert Greenwald

Filmmaker, Brave New Films

March 15th, 2010

Come Chat With the New WH Chief of Staff, Michael Moore

When I first heard the title of Michael Moore's new movie, Capitalism: A Love Story, I laughed out loud. I already felt Michael was on to something. And then, the economy collapsed. A decade of wealth, gone. The words "economic depression" dancing around the edges of news stories. I really ... continue reading

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My father, Francis (Frank) Moore, passed away this morning a few months shy if his 93rd birthday. He was a great dad I am blessed to have had him in my life. I...

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Time to put the cuffs on Chris Christie -- not for the bridge scandal, but for this: Chris Christie's $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption...

Apr 18th
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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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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
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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com WASHINGTON—The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a...

Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract pando.com As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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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
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors pando.com If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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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
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
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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
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
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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
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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
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
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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
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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
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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
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa ...by Nick Turse www.michaelmoore.com Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 www.theguardian.com Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
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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
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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
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch ...by Donna Smith www.michaelmoore.com The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
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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
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | RootsAction.org act.rootsaction.org The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
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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
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