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April 16th, 2005

UAW activist Dave Yettaw dies suddenly

By Todd Seibt / Flint Journal QUICK FACTS The Yettaw yearsSignificant dates in Dave Yettaw's career: 1965: Began working for General Motors. 1987: Elected president of UAW Local 599 after serving as education director. 1989: Dropped out of the Unity caucus, and said he would run as a UAW constitutional ... continue reading

March 21st, 2005

IF CONGRESS COULD SAVE JUST 1500 LIVES, SHOULDN'T IT?

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM George nominated John D. Negroponte as the nation's first 'intelligence czar'--but what intelligence did Mr. Negroponte have about Honduras death squads when he was ambassador there in the 1980s? Freedom marches on Pakistan and Pervez Musharraf (who took power in a military coup)--we look forward to ... continue reading

March 7th, 2005

Many Missteps Tied to Delay in Armor for Troops in Iraq

By Michael Moss / New York Times The war in Iraq was hardly a month old in April 2003 when an Army general in charge of equipping soldiers with protective gear threw the brakes on buying bulletproof vests. The general, Richard A. Cody, who led a Pentagon group called the ... continue reading

February 15th, 2005

FREEDOM OF THE PRESS

THE MARCH OF FREEDOM America and its key ally Saudi Arabia are being accused of quietly seeking to muzzle al-Jazeera, the Arab satellite news station that has often incurred Washington's ire for its coverage of Iraq and President George Bush's "war on terror". A statement in the name of the ... continue reading

January 10th, 2005

WAR CONTINUES...

The Vatican says George broke Iraq promise.THE MARCH OF FREEDOM A US soldier was killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad on Sunday.U.S. troops opened fire near a checkpoint after their convoy was hit by a roadside bomb, killing at least eight people in the second mistaken American attack in ... continue reading

December 30th, 2004

U.S. Businesses Overseas Threatened by Rising Anti-Americanism

By Jim Lobe WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec 29 (OneWorld) - The Bush administration's foreign policy may be costing U.S. corporations business overseas--according to a new survey of 8,000 international consumers released this week by the Seattle-based Global Market Insite (GMI) Inc. Brands closely identified with the U.S., such as Marlboro cigarettes, ... continue reading

December 23rd, 2004

New Michael Moore project gives drug companies a sick feeling

By Elaine Dutka / Los Angeles Times America's pharmaceutical industry is putting out an advisory about the latest potential threat to its health: Michael Moore. Moore, the filmmaker whose targets have included General Motors ("Roger & Me"), the gun lobby (the Oscar-winning "Bowling for Columbine") and President Bush ("Fahrenheit 9/11"), ... continue reading

November 22nd, 2004

Graham leaves Washington with little optimism for Bush's second term

By William E. Gibson / South Florida Sun-Sentinel WASHINGTON · Wrapping up a distinguished yet often frustrating 18 years on Capitol Hill, Florida Sen. Bob Graham says he foresees an ideological Bush administration forcing its will on a polarized Congress while international terrorist groups continue to gather strength abroad. A ... continue reading

August 4th, 2004

Michael Moore Brings the War Home

by Danny Duncan Collum / Sojourners In the theater where I saw Fahrenheit 9/11, the coming attractions featured a trailer for The Motorcycle Diaries—an upcoming film about the early life of the Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara. The trailer ended with the tag line, "If you let the world ... continue reading

July 12th, 2004

The World According To Michael; Taking aim at George W., a populist agitator makes noise, news and a new kind of political entertainment

Time Magazine / Richard Corliss, Reported by Desa Philadephia and Jeffrey Ressner/Los Angeles, Jackson Baker/Memphis, Betsy Rubiner/Des Moines and John F. Dickerson and Adam Zagorin/Washington, with other bureausJuly 12, 2004 Was it all just a dream?" Michael Moore poses that question at the start of Fahrenheit 9/11, his docu-tragicomedy about ... continue reading

March 24th, 2004

ISRAEL KILLS HAMAS LEADER Israel vows to hit Hamas again, and the new Hamas chief swears vengeance. In answer, George W. Bush said he was "deeply troubled" by the events and "called for restraint"--which isn't exactly a proactive approach. Shimon Peres says the killing was a mistake. The BBC looks ... continue reading

April 10th, 2003

Listen to the radio! Protest Bush! Center for Rural Strategies keeps the heat on offensive CBS reality show. An interview with the author of The Culture of Fear. How are Bush's tax cuts helping America? The CEOs have a bleak view on the economy. GOP turns racist in congressional gun ... continue reading

April 9th, 2003

Listen to the radio! Protest Bush! Center for Rural Strategies keeps the heat on offensive CBS reality show. An interview with the author of The Culture of Fear. How are Bush's tax cuts helping America? The CEOs have a bleak view on the economy. GOP turns racist in congressional gun ... continue reading

August 30th, 2002

More Saudis are coming to learn about airplanes and conspiracies abound. On September 11th, we were defended by only 14 jets. And now the Dalai Lama is a terrorist, too. Check out the military career of George W. Bush and why we need enemies. Our new King George. The lies ... continue reading

May 1st, 2001

Why Don't We All Just Cut the Crap Right Now

Dear friends, Well, 101 days into the Junta and the fear mongers are having a heyday, aren't they? Even good liberals and Democrats have joined in the mantra. To listen to them, you'd think George W. Bush had opened the gates of hell and unleashed the legions of Satan upon ... continue reading

November 7th, 2000

A Final Election Day Letter

"...the vice president spoke candidly about criticism from local filmmaker Michael Moore that the Clinton administration has ignored Flint while trumpeting economic improvements in most other parts of the country. Moore and others have charged that Gore's recent interest in Flint is merely a symptom of a candidate willing to ... continue reading

September 27th, 2000

Travels with Ralph

The following diary entry describes my 3-day Midwest tour with Ralph Nader in September.  WEDNESDAY  10:40am... I am on a prop plane flying from Flint to Milwaukee to meet Ralph Nader, the Green Party candidate for president, for a three-day campaign swing through Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota. Ralph called me ... continue reading

March 1st, 2000

About Flint

Dear friends, I tried to write this letter to you last night, but the level of sadness in me would not allow me to sit at this keyboard and compose these words. How much more can my hometown take? How much more do the people we love have to suffer? ... continue reading

January 12th, 2000

Pauline Kael, the Truth, and Nothing But... Brought to you by AOL Time Warner

Dear friends, This is the final installment of my thrilling and uncalled-for "Roger & Me" 10th anniversary "memoirs." I would like to close out by telling you the story of my encounter with the infamous film critic, Pauline Kael. Ten years ago tonight, just three days after Time Inc. officially ... continue reading

November 1st, 1999

Flint ten years later

Dear friends, Ten years ago today, I stood on the lawn of the Genesee County Jail in Flint and sold my film to Warner Bros. The executives at Warner's were a little bewildered by my choice of location for a "signing ceremony," but after weeks of negotiating with me (and ... continue reading

September 30th, 1999

Dan Quayle

Dear friends, Let us pause for a moment to recover from the sad news this week that Dan Quayle will not be running for President next year. Potatoe lovers all over America are feeling a sense of loss and I can only say that with Quayle out of the running, ... continue reading

September 1st, 1999

Mayor Giuliani

Dear friends Last Wednesday, all the national Prime Time Emmy nominees who are based in the New York area were invited by Mayor Giuliani to a ceremony at city hall to receive an "official Emmy certificate" from the Mayor. As you may recall, the Mayor's Office for Film and Television ... continue reading

June 25th, 1999

The Final Episode

The final installment of this season's "The Awful Truth" will air this Sunday evening on Bravo. I say "this season" because it appears we are going to be renewed! Hey, there's a word we've never heard! What did we do wrong? This has been an incredible 12 weeks. Although we ... continue reading

September 4th, 1997

Labor Day weekend

IT'S LABOR DAY WEEK and what better time to kick off this web site! According to Princeton University (as quoted in this weekend's USA Today), 70 percent of all workers feel they have less job security than what they had 20 or 30 years ago. So how come the "great ... continue reading

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If you have a moment today, I hope you can read the obituary for my father Francis (Frank) Moore, who died this past Saturday at the age of 92: Francis...

Apr 22nd
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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...

Apr 20th
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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
10:13 PM
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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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