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May 11th, 2010

Protests as US Congress opens oil spill hearing

WASHINGTON — Protesters called out "BP kills" and waved signs denouncing the British energy giant Tuesday as the US Congress opened its first hearing into the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico."BP kills wildlife, BP kills people, BP kills the planet," two of the demonstrators, members of the ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

7 arraigned after foreclosure protest at Stony Ridge home

STONY RIDGE, Ohio - Seven people were arrested during the forced evacuation of a Stony Ridge house early Friday, including the homeowner who spent the week barricaded inside with several protesters in an attempt to resist eviction because of foreclosure.The defendants appeared via video conference Friday afternoon in Perrysburg Municipal ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

Stony Ridge standoff ended peacefully

STONY RIDGE — The quiet of dawn was jarred by battering rams breaking glass and slamming into homemade barricades. After five days of waiting out the owner of a foreclosed home in Stony Ridge the Wood County Sheriff’s Office waited no more. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERY“Get your hands up. ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

7 people arrested after foreclosure protest at Stony Ridge home

STONY RIDGE, Ohio - Seven people were arrested during the forced evacuation of a Stony Ridge house early Friday, including the homeowner who spent the week barricaded inside with several protesters in an attempt to resist eviction because of foreclosure.Those arrested may appear in Perrysburg Municipal Court as early as ... continue reading

May 4th, 2010

1970 Kent State shootings become enduring history lesson

Forty springs ago, on the day the Vietnam War came home as it never had before, Mary Ann Vecchio was there. She's the girl in the haunting photo — crying, kneeling over the student's body.That was Kent State University, May 4, 1970, a few days after Richard Nixon, who'd campaigned ... continue reading

May 2nd, 2010

Families still search for answers in Kent State tragedy

Laurel Krause looks back on that last weekend with her big sister as a treasure.It was April 1970 and 15-year-old Laurel Krause took a train from Pittsburgh to Ohio to visit her sister, Allison, at Kent State University.They celebrated Allison's 19th birthday on April 23 and had put away their ... continue reading

April 29th, 2010

Workers march on Wall Street, protest big banks

NEW YORK — Thousands of workers and union leaders marched on Wall Street on Thursday to express their anger over lost jobs, the taxpayer-funded bailout of financial institutions and questionable lending practices by big banks.The rally was organized by the AFL-CIO and an association of community groups. It included a ... continue reading

April 29th, 2010

Irate Workers, Union Leaders Rally On Wall St

NEW YORK — Frustration mounted on Wall Street Thursday as a huge protest took place. Demonstrators voiced their anger at the big banks who they say took the bailouts and still cut jobs. The protest was organized by a group calling itself "The Other 98 Percent," who are demanding financial ... continue reading

Aaron Bartley

Aaron Bartley is Executive Director of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH).

April 28th, 2010

PUSH Buffalo Joins the Showdown on Wall Street

In the nearly two years since the biggest banks precipitated a devastating economic meltdown and then exploited the moment to win billions in taxpayer bailouts and billions more in free money from the Federal Reserve, not a single public demonstration of significance has darkened the doors of the Wall Street ... continue reading

April 26th, 2010

Okinawans rally for US base to be moved off island

TOKYO -- Tens of thousands of Okinawan residents and leaders demanded a U.S. Marine base be moved off the island at a mass rally Sunday, inflamed by speculation the government may finally accept a plan to merely relocate it to another part of the southern Japanese island. Okinawans have long ... continue reading

April 21st, 2010

War protester in Norfolk sentenced to day in jail

For the second time in two years, perennial war protester Steve Baggarly was sentenced to one day in jail for stepping over the legal line in his fight against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy E. Miller on Tuesday found Baggarly in violation of federal probation and ... continue reading

April 21st, 2010

Protesters arrested outside Roseville business

Police arrested 15 protesters from Macalester College outside Caterpillar Incorporated in Roseville Tuesday.Police were called to the business by Caterpillar management around 3:45 p.m. when the protesters refused to leave.Ten of the protesters were arrested, processed on site and booked into the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center.Five others who had ... continue reading

April 21st, 2010

Most transparent White House ever...

Police chased reporters away from the White House and closed Lafayette Park today in response to a gay rights protest in which several service members in full uniform handcuffed themselves to the White House gate to protest "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."People who have covered the White House for years tell ... continue reading

April 14th, 2010

Protest at Klobuchar office

About 50 protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis offices of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Tuesday, demanding that she vote against a $33 billion supplemental appropriation for the war in Afghanistan. About two dozen members of the group, representing a variety of peace, religious and student groups, went into Klobuchar's office ... continue reading

Joan Wile

Founder, Grandmothers Against the War

April 3rd, 2010

90 Is the New 60

90 is the new 60 these days, it seems, as so impressively demonstrated by several nonagenarians of my acquaintance. In 2003, I founded a peace group in New York City, Grandmothers Against the War, and gradually grannies from all over the Big Apple started gravitating to the group, among them ... continue reading

April 1st, 2010

Karl Rove draws crowd with mixed opinions to La Jolla book-signing

Karl Rove, longtime Bush administration adviser and strategist, signed his new book Wednesday night at Warwick's as protestors outside quietly let passersby and those waiting for signatures know their feelings. Rove served as deputy chief of staff and campaign strategist for George Bush and now is a Fox News commentator. ... continue reading

March 31st, 2010

Rove Abandons Book Signing After 'Arrest' Attempt

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (CBS) — About 100 fans came out to hear Karl Rove at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills Monday night to discuss his book "Courage and Consequences: My Life As a Conservative In The Fight," -- but the fight wasn't contained to his book. The fans came ... continue reading

March 31st, 2010

Karl Rove speech cut short by anti-war protesters

Anti-war protesters have heckled former White House political adviser Karl Rove off the stage at his book signing in Beverly Hills. About 100 Rove supporters watched Monday as Code Pink co-founder Jodie Evans walked toward him with handcuffs, calling him a war criminal and saying she was making a citizen's ... continue reading

Cindy Sheehan

Gold Star Mom, Activist

March 23rd, 2010

Whose Streets? (Our Streets between One and Four When we have a Permit)

On the 7th commemoration of the illegal and immoral invasion of Iraq, there was a rally and march in DC sponsored by the A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition that was attended by about eight thousand people. For quite awhile, I have been having problems with marches on Saturday, anyway. It seems like we ... continue reading

March 21st, 2010

Thousands rally to pull troops from 2 war zones

[From the editor of MichaelMoore.com: Cindy Sheehan, Seven Others Arrested (VIDEO); "We did lose some momentum when Obama came into office, but now we have younger people that are very energetic." – Cindy SheehanPhoenix, AZ (VIDEO); "It's creating enemies rather than causing peace." – David Winkler | Claremont, CA; "I'm ... continue reading

March 18th, 2010

Protesters prepare for Saturday's antiwar demonstration

Maggie Pondolfino has a 24-year-old son who is a soldier serving in Afghanistan -- "he's honorable, courageous, has a lot of integrity and he loves his mother," she said. Which is why, in part, she said she will be marching in an antiwar demonstration Saturday to bring him and other ... continue reading

March 16th, 2010

Cindy Sheehan camps out on National Mall

Washington - Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, who became a household name for protesting outside of former President Bush's Texas ranch, is now camping out on the soggy grounds of the Washington Monument in an effort to draw attention to her cause.Sheehan, whose son was killed in Iraq, said she and ... continue reading

March 15th, 2010

Antiwar Activists Plan Nationwide Protests to Mark Seventh Anniversary of Iraq Invasion

Antiwar activists are gearing up to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq with a weeklong series of events to protest the ongoing occupation of the country.The US invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003. Then-President George W. Bush and top administration officials told the American people Saddam ... continue reading

March 15th, 2010

Healthcare Not Warfare Vigils in 82 Districts on March 17th

Labor and advocacy groups organized "brown bag" lunch vigils against war funding in 22 congressional districts in January and 67 in February. Currently 82 are planned for March 17th, with more being added. Organizations participating include: Progressive Democrats of America (PDA), AfterDowningStreet, the Backbone Campaign, Democrats.com, the California Nurses Association ... continue reading

March 15th, 2010

Activist Cindy Sheehan revives anti-war efforts

Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan is restarting her campaign against wars in Iraq and Afghanistan today, setting up tents and teaching protest seminars near the Washington Monument.Dubbed "Camp OUT NOW," the protest is geared to pressure President Obama and Democrats, whom Sheehan says have abandoned the anti-war cause now that they ... continue reading

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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
2:24 PM
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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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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
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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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