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December 18th, 2010

¡Viva WikiLeaks! SiCKO Was Not Banned in Cuba

Yesterday WikiLeaks did an amazing thing and released a classified State Department cable that dealt, in part, with me and my film, 'Sicko.' It is a stunning look at the Orwellian nature of how bureaucrats for the State spin their lies and try to recreate reality (I assume to placate ... continue reading

August 6th, 2010

AP Exclusive: CIA flight carried secret from Gitmo

WASHINGTON – A white, unmarked Boeing 737 landed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, before dawn on a CIA mission so secretive, many in the nation's war on terrorism were kept in the dark.Four of the nation's most highly valued terrorist prisoners were aboard.They arrived at Guantanamo on Sept. 24, 2003, years ... continue reading

August 3rd, 2010

Record Setting Year For T.C. Film Festival

TRAVERSE CITY, MI — The 6th Annual Traverse City Film Festival is touting its highest ticket sales yet.Officials say they wrapped up a groundbreaking year with more movies, more tickets, more admissions and more screenings.The six-day festival, which has gained a reputation for attracting the best in independent world cinema, ... continue reading

July 31st, 2010

Michael Moore Honors Cuban Filmmakers

HAVANA, Cuba — American documentary maker Michael Moore awarded the Keys to the City to filmmaker Ian Padron and actress Mirtha Ibarra, both from Cuba, during the opening night of the Sixth Traverse City Film Festival.After awarding the recognition, Moore invited the audience to attend the screenings of the Cuban ... continue reading

July 31st, 2010

Cubans dream through art

TRAVERSE CITY — A contingent of Cuban filmmakers here for the Traverse City Film Festival got a standing ovation Friday as they took the stage at the City Opera House for a morning panel discussion.Filmmaker Ian Padron, director of the Cuban baseball documentary "Dreaming in Blue," presented festival founder Michael ... continue reading

July 28th, 2010

Crowds flock downtown for start of film fest

TRAVERSE CITY — The sixth annual Traverse City Film Festival had just started and already there were accolades. Founder Michael Moore dispensed awards in the form of golden movie reels, golden shovels, keys to the city and Michigan filmmaker honors before the screening of the first film Tuesday night. Moore, ... continue reading

July 27th, 2010

Thousands expected to attend Film Festival

TRAVERSE CITY — Marilyn Clark and Nancy Wells perused the brochures at the Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau for sightseeing ideas.The friends were in town Monday for the Traverse City Film Festival and said they plan to stay for the whole week in a rented condo with Wells' husband, ... continue reading

July 26th, 2010

Ticket sales up for Traverse City film fest

Michael Moore used to believe that tough times produced great movies. The Depression years are often referred to as the Golden Age of Hollywood. The years surrounding the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and early 1970s saw the rise of the American independent film.So why, as artistic director of ... continue reading

July 19th, 2010

Film Fest set to launch sixth season

TRAVERSE CITY - More than 100 films representing 25 countries will share six screens during the sixth annual Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF), July 27 through Aug. 1. From Vietnam and Singapore to Nigeria, Argentina and Cuba, movies which organizers say are often undistributed will be shown on the big ... continue reading

July 10th, 2010

Cuba, Beatles in film festival

Filmmaker Michael Moore says the 2010 Traverse City Film Festival will be a "brazen, incendiary celebration of art -- and specifically, the art of cinema."Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids Are All Right" and Sam Taylor-Wood's "Nowhere Boy" will open the fest, which will show more than 100 movies and offer some ... continue reading

July 1st, 2010

House panel votes to lift Cuba travel ban

WASHINGTON — A House committee voted Wednesday to lift the ban on American travel to Cuba, the latest in a string of attempts to ease restrictions on the island.The House Agriculture Committee voted 25-20 to allow travel to Cuba and make it easier to sell U.S. agricultural exports there. Farm-state ... continue reading

June 21st, 2010

American SiCKOs Head to Detroit

WASHINGTON - June 21 - Three women who were featured in Michael Moore’s 2007 documentary, SiCKO, will be marching, meeting and speaking in support of healthcare as a basic human right in the United States this week in Detroit at the U.S Social Forum. Each woman will convey the message ... continue reading

May 21st, 2010

Oil soaks into the Louisiana bayou as BP admits leak may be heavier than first revealed

The worst fears of people in Louisiana happened Thursday as crude oil began oozing into fragile marshlands, and BP conceded for the first time that more fuel was leaking into the Gulf of Mexico than previously estimated."The day that we have all been fearing is upon us today," Louisiana Governor ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

May 11th, 2010

Making the Rounds: Hôpital Universitaire de la Paix

It’s not even 7:30 and already it’s hot and close as we board the bus for the circuitous, rubble-pocked ride to Hôpital Universitaire de la Paix. As the crow flies, it’s probably less than a mile from our tent camp to Port-au-Prince’s university teaching hospital, but weaving between vendors and ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

April 8th, 2010

Interview with Dr Patrick Dely: Part I

Haitian Graduate of the Latin American Medical School“I want to see a Haiti where the kids go to school, where the adults have a job and when they leave their house they know they´ll come back and there will be food…People talk about the reconstruction of Haiti. But for me ... continue reading

Other Worlds

Economic Justice

April 1st, 2010

Healing Body and Heart, Cuban-Style: Alternative Health Care in Haiti (Part I)

(Written with Tory Field)The governments of Cuba, Brazil, and Haiti signed a trilateral accord on March 27 to rebuild the public health system in Haiti. Brazil committed $US80 million toward the effort and pledged to create a national epidemiologic surveillance network. The Cuban contribution includes more than 1,600 doctors, a ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

March 8th, 2010

Two of the 170,000+ "Cases"

I do a lot of listening here, asking far fewer questions than I usually would and I never inquire about family… Case IThere’s a light drizzle falling as the busload of doctors, nurses, and 5th year medical students head out for the morning’s work in the Cuban health posts known ... continue reading

Conner Gorry

Conner Gorry is Senior Editor of 'MEDICC Review: The International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine'

March 2nd, 2010

Cuban-Trained US Docs Complete Haiti Mission

A team of US doctors trained at Cuba’s Latin American Medical School (ELAM) returned home today after serving a month alongside colleagues from Haiti, Cuba, Honduras and elsewhere in the Cuban field hospital at Croix des Bouquets east of Port-au-Prince. The seven women—five New Yorkers and two Californians—belonged to the ... continue reading

February 10th, 2010

Relatives in eastern Cuba say woman has turned 125

HAVANA – Relatives in eastern Cuba claim to have held a 125th birthday party for a woman named Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez, but it is not clear if she is really that old.The state-run news agency Prensa Latina reported on the party last weekend in the city of ... continue reading

February 10th, 2010

Cuba travel bill buried in political agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan drive in Congress to end a Cold War-era travel ban on Cuba was buried during the healthcare reform debate but its supporters hope to dig it out this year.Sponsors of two bills allowing Americans to travel freely to Cuba, introduced last year in the Senate ... continue reading

Gail Reed

Gail A. Reed is the International Director of Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) a non-profit organization working to enhance cooperation among the U.S., Cuban and global health communities aimed at better health outcomes.

February 9th, 2010

From Cuba With Love

Since the tragic earthquake struck Haiti, Cuban-trained Haitian doctors and Cuban medical personnel have been saving lives on the front lines. Now 400-strong, they were already on the ground when disaster struck, serving in 120 communities throughout the country, including the hard-hit capital of Port-au-Prince. The effects of the disastrous ... continue reading

January 19th, 2010

Medical workers tend to Haiti's wounded as collection of the dead continues

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — They are young and eager and some even smile as they file out of the clinic across from the University of Haiti Hospital — nurses and doctors and medical students ready to do what they can to help a nation in need. As they reach the corner ... continue reading

January 19th, 2010

Cuban-run hospital performs amputations

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- At Peace Hospital there are mostly haunting looks and shattered bodies among the hundreds of patients stretched out on the front lawn and lying in the halls. But a week after a 7.0 earthquake devastated the Haitian capital, there is a glimmer of hope. Carla has ... continue reading

January 15th, 2010

Our role in Haiti's plight

Any large city in the world would have suffered extensive damage from an earthquake on the scale of the one that ravaged Haiti's capital city on Tuesday afternoon, but it's no accident that so much of Port-au-Prince now looks like a war zone. Much of the devastation wreaked by this ... continue reading

January 11th, 2010

Guantanamo by the numbers

• Current detainee census: 198, from 28 countries• Detainees who have won their habeas corpus petitions whom federal judges have ordered set free: 32.• Detainees who have lost their habeas corpus petitions: Nine. • Detainees approved for release by President Barack Obama's review panels as of September 2009: About 75• Size of Navy base: 45 ... continue reading

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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...

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

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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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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 Donna Smith 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? Donna Smith 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...

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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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Mar 19th
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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 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
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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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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

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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...

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