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December 13th, 2009

Protestors Target Obama's War

BURLINGTON, VT — Dozens of people gathered on Church Street Sunday to express their disappointment in President Obama.The demonstrators were part of a peace rally that meets in downtown Burlington every year. Members of the group say they're disappointed that Obama won the Nobel Peace prize, only to escalate the ... continue reading

December 10th, 2009

Protesters in New York carry fake coffins to mark war president Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

About 50 demonstrators walked from outside the United Nations to the military recruiting office on Times Square in central Manhattan.Walking to a slow drumbeat, they carried black cardboard coffins, the first of which was draped in the US flag."Barack Obama does not deserve the Nobel Peace Prize, especially after his ... continue reading

December 10th, 2009

Obama accepts Nobel prize with 'difficult questions' about war and peace

President Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize today by asking "difficult questions" about war and peace, while acknowledging he is a first-year president and a superpower commander-in-chief who is sending more troops to Afghanistan."I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the considerable controversy that your generous decision has ... continue reading

December 10th, 2009

Thousands march for peace in Oslo

More than 6,000 people marched in Oslo after US President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize with a speech justifying war, urging him to live up to the accolade. The crowd marched in a peaceful, torchlight procession aimed at denouncing nuclear weapons and ended up outside Obama's hotel in ... continue reading

December 9th, 2009

Police and protesters gear up for Obama visit

OSLO — Although he doesn't show up at the Copenhagen climate talks until next week, U.S. President Barack Obama won't be far from global warming issues when he lands in Oslo Thursday to collect his contentious Nobel Peace Prize.Greenpeace activists said they had laid out the message "Obama: our climate, ... continue reading

December 9th, 2009

Group stands silent for peace at Ellensburg post office

ELLENSBURG, WA — These protesters were not looking for an argument.Soon after a handful of Ellensburg residents in mid-December 2004 began standing in front of the city’s post office each Wednesday with a sign saying “silent vigil for peace” they got responses from passersby.Those standing in vigil said nothing in return.“I ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Protesters oppose sending more troops to Afghanistan

SAINT MATTHEWS, KY — Signs and chants protesting President Barack Obama’s decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan greeted holiday shoppers in St. Matthews Saturday.About two dozen people chanted “U.S. out of Afghanistan” and “Healthcare, not warfare” as they stood on the sidewalk next to Shelbyville Road Plaza, sometimes ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Chicago protesters march against war

CHICAGO, IL (WLS-TV) — Dozens of war protestors marched through the streets of downtown Chicago Saturday to show their anger with President Obama's escalation of the war in Afghanistan."Money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation," the marchers chanted. The protestors called for the troops to be brought ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Protesters oppose Obama military decision

ROCHESTER, NY — Hundreds of people, expressing disillusionment with President Barack Obama's decision this week to send 30,000 additional troops to war in Afghanistan by summer, marched in protest Friday through downtown and rallied at the federal building on State Street.Many protesters — including former Obama campaign volunteers — concluded ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

200 take to streets to protest Afghan war

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — About 200 protesters, many of them disenchanted supporters of President Obama, demonstrated in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon against the escalating war in Afghanistan."What do we want?" they chanted. "Troops out! When do we want it? NOW!"They gathered along the sidewalk along E. Lake Street at Hiawatha Avenue, ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Karl Rove's Visit To UWM Incites Protest

MILWAUKEE -- Former White House adviser Karl Rove’s visit to UWM on Thursday triggers a protest.Rove was the mastermind behind both of George W. Bush’s election campaigns.About 40 protestors rallied and called Rove a war criminal, blaming him for getting the U.S. into the Iraq war."We believe that before he ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2009

War In Afghanistan Protested In Sac

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Declaring "our security is at stake," President Barack Obama ordered an additional 30,000 U.S. troops into the long war in Afghanistan Tuesday night, nearly tripling the force he inherited as commander in chief. He promised an impatient public he would begin bringing units home in 18 months. ... continue reading

December 3rd, 2009

Anti-war activists occupy Senator's Grand Rapids office

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Instead of sending more troops, some protesters in Grand Rapids think President Obama should bring U.S. forces home from Afghanistan. "Sending more troops is immoral, illegal and it's not going to result in anything but more deaths," says anti-war activist Jeff Smith. Tuesday evening, protesters held ... continue reading

December 2nd, 2009

Anti-war protesters arrested outside West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Six anti-war protesters were arrested outside the U.S. Military Academy during President Barack Obama speech outlining his planned troop buildup in Afghanistan.Highland Falls Police Chief Peter Miller said Tuesday the protesters were charged with disorderly conduct for blocking the roadway.More than 200 protesters had marched ... continue reading

December 2nd, 2009

Hundreds rally at West Point to call for end of Afghan war

WEST POINT — More than 250 people held a candlelight vigil outside the U.S. Military Academy on Tuesday night to protest President Obama's decision to escalate the eight-year-old war in Afghanistan.The protest was held shortly before Obama announced that the United States would send 30,000 more troops to the South ... continue reading

November 25th, 2009

War protest comes to Creech

INDIAN SPRINGS -- A Creech Air Force Base policeman grabbed a video camera and prepared to film anti-war protesters Tuesday near the base's east gate.The protesters, clad in black clothes and wearing white face masks, greeted airmen arriving for work with props including white cardboard coffins that symbolized death.But instead ... continue reading

November 16th, 2009

Where have all the protests gone? US students in limbo

WASHINGTON — When student Hemnecher Amen joined a protest outside the White House recently, it was the latest visible opposition here to US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hardly anyone took notice."There's a lot of apathy and a growing disconnectedness to what's going on in world affairs," the frustrated Howard ... continue reading

November 10th, 2009

4 arrested at Lieberman's office

Hartford (WTNH) - Protesters who are miffed about Joe Lieberman's stance against the current health care reform package held demonstrations today at his offices in Washington, D.C. and Hartford.  30 people showed up to Lieberman's Hartford office this morning. Four were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. "Arrest the real ... continue reading

November 9th, 2009

Condoleezza Rice speaks amid a crowd of torture protesters

Condoleezza Rice spoke at a synagogue in St. Louis Park Sunday, addressing issues related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, terrorism and the spread of democracy in the Middle East. Rice’s visit is part of Beth El Synagogue’s national speaker series, which has included the likes of Dan Rather, Colin Powell and ... continue reading

November 9th, 2009

Nearly 300 rally in Royal Oak for national health care reform

As Congress gathered in Washington to begin debate on legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system, local people gathered in Royal Oak to rally in support of the bill.“I really wanted to be a part of this,” said Phyllis Livermore, a Birmingham resident who stood along Woodward Avenue holding ... continue reading

October 26th, 2009

Protesters storm big bankers meet, chant ‘we’ll be back’ as police escort them out

The annual American Bankers Association meeting in Chicago is not going as planned. Besieged by activists from the Service Employees International Union, the AFL-CIO and Americans for Financial Reform, the leaders of America's financial sector were interrupted Sunday night as a throng of protesters poured into the conference area and ... continue reading

October 25th, 2009

US service member killed in Afghanistan bomb

KABUL – A bomb killed an American service member in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Sunday, as Afghan police fired shots in the air to disperse up to 1,000 students protesting a rumor that U.S. troops burned a copy of the Muslim holy book, the Quran. A U.S. statement ... continue reading

October 22nd, 2009

"Michael Moore's Action Plan: 15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now"

Friends,It's the #1 question I'm constantly asked after people see my movie: "OK -- so NOW what can I DO?!"You want something to do? Well, you've come to the right place! 'Cause I got 15 things you and I can do right now to fight back and try to fix ... continue reading

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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
8:27 PM
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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
5:41 PM
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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
4:48 PM
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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
5:56 PM
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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
9:08 PM
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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
4:59 PM
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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
10:07 AM
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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
6:48 PM
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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
1:08 PM
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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
1:21 PM
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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
4:20 PM
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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
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
9:25 PM
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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
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Second Guessing a Life: US Health Care System Robs Security and Human Dignity ...by Donna Smith michaelmoore.com The dysfunction of the US health care system...

Feb 27th
1:40 PM
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