Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life

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June 19th, 2012

Michael Moore to Headline 5th Anniversary Event in Philadelphia on June 30

Media Advisory, Contact -- Francesca Lo Basso for more information (610-417-5288) Michael Moore to Headline 5th Anniversary Event in Philadelphia on June 30 Philadelphia—Five years after his award-winning film on the U.S. healthcare system premiered around the world, Michael Moore returns to Philadelphia with eight of the subjects of the ... continue reading

June 12th, 2012

Twenty Names

Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore"Moore, YOUR SHIRTTAIL is out!" It was the voice of Mr. Ryan, the assistant principal for discipline at my high school, and he was right on my back. Not figuratively. He was literally on it."Turn around!"I did as I ... continue reading

May 12th, 2012

Michael Moore on The Rachel Maddow Show, May 11th, 2012

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May 8th, 2012


Accused May Face up to Eleven Years in Prison Occupy UC Davis Antirepression Crew Media FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What: Call-In to Oppose Prosecution of the 12 UCD Protesters Contact: Yolo County District Attorney at (530) 666-8180 or Fax: (530) 666-8423 Support: Come to the Arraignment on Thursday, May 10th, ... continue reading

April 30th, 2012

Former Top CIA Official Defends Waterboarding While Saying Being Asked Questions About Iran-Contra Was Like an Inquisition

Jose Rodriguez, former Director of the National Clandestine Service at the Central Intelligence Agency, has written a new book called Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives which defends the CIA's use of waterboarding after 9/11 and disputes that it amounted to torture. In Chapter 7 ... continue reading

April 20th, 2012

New Occupy Crackdown Documents Just Obtained by the PCJF

NPS Production Documents: Click here to view the NPS Production (77 pages) Two days before the NYPD’s eviction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, Brookfield Properties' security was in direct communications and sharing information with the US Park Police in Washington DC, and communicating ... continue reading

April 6th, 2012

20-Year Veteran to Face Jail Time for Act of Civil Disobedience

PRESS ADVISORY20-Year Veteran to Face Jail Time for Act of Civil DisobedienceDisruption of Congressional “Super Committee” could result in 6-month sentenceRetired Naval Commander Leah Bolger will appear in court Thursday, April 12th 2012 on charges stemming from her arrest on October 26th, 2011.  Bolger, who is a peace activist and ... continue reading

March 26th, 2012

Worker Ownership for the 99%: The United Steelworkers, Mondragon, and the Ohio Employee Ownership Center Announce a New Union Cooperative Model to Reinsert Worker Equity Back into the U.S. Economy

For release:     March 26, 2012                                                          Information:     USW/Rob Witherell, rwitherell@usw.orgOEOC/Jim Anderson, jander77@kent.eduMondragon International USA/Michael Peck,   Worker Ownership for the 99%: The United Steelworkers, Mondragon, and the Ohio Employee Ownership Center Announce a New Union Cooperative Model to Reinsert Worker Equity Back into the U.S. Economy   Pittsburgh ... continue reading

March 15th, 2012

Michael Moore on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 3/14/12

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March 8th, 2012

The End of Men

Excerpted from Stupid White Men ...And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation by Michael MooreEARLIER THIS YEAR, my wife and I attended the baptism of our new nephew, Anthony. Our teenage daughter had been asked to be his godmother, a job that would require her to be ... continue reading

March 7th, 2012

Michael Moore on MSNBC's Coverage of Super Tuesday, 3/6/12

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March 4th, 2012

Michael Moore Tweets About Rush Limbaugh's "Apology" to Sandra Fluke

Rush Limbaugh issues a rare (if ever?) apology: didn't know there was anyone on earth who had the power to tell Rush what 2 do. But then there's Bain Capital, financiers of Clear ChannelI guess Romney knew that Rush, who made the mistake of saying what most Republicans think ... continue reading

February 28th, 2012

Michael Moore on the Rachel Maddow Show, 2/27/12

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February 13th, 2012

Q&A on New Rules for Best Documentary Academy Award Voting and Eligibility

Thank you for your feedback on our new rules for Academy Award voting and eligibility. We are pleased so many of you have welcomed these changes.Some of you, though, still have some questions. Due to some stories in the media that did not explain the new rules correctly or fully, ... continue reading

February 10th, 2012

Audio of 'Gratitude'

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February 10th, 2012


Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore I knew nothing about making a movie, and I wish I could tell you some cool story about how I started shooting films when I was six on my dad's 8mm Bell & Howell, or that I went ... continue reading

January 31st, 2012

Occupy Des Moines trainer sentenced to 30 days in jail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: David Goodner, 515.991.6357, david.a.goodner@gmail.comOccupy Des Moines trainer sentenced to 30 days in jail6 people sentenced to time in jail after arrests at state capitol last nightDes Moines, Iowa --Frank Cordaro - a former Catholic priest and a longtime Des Moines organizer and nonviolent civil resistance trainer - ... continue reading

January 1st, 2012

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman declines to hear everyday people FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESunday, January 01, 2012Contact : Stephen Toothman 515-480-5682 stoothman@yahoo.comDemocratic National Committee Chairwoman declines to hear everyday peopleOccupy the Caucus extended an invitation to Democratic National Committee Chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to come to their campaign headquarters and listen to the concerns of average Americans. She responded ... continue reading

December 24th, 2011

Christmas ’43

Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore My dad had noticed for some years that I no longer wanted to shoot guns. He had taken note of when we boys in the neighborhood had stopped playing War. I didn’t know much about his time as ... continue reading

December 13th, 2011


Excerpted from Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life by Michael Moore I was lost. I had paused for perhaps too long to inspect the statues in the hallways and the Rotunda, bronzed and marbled renditions of an odd assortment of great and not-so-great Americans: Will Rogers, Daniel Webster, George ... continue reading

December 5th, 2011

Meet Scott Walker, Sultan of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's administration has announced changes to the rules for demonstrations in the state. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, these are some of the new policies: Groups of four or more people must obtain permits for all activity and displays in state buildings and apply for those permits ... continue reading

December 5th, 2011

Taxes (and Pepper Spray) Are for the Little People

The New York Daily News reported on December 5th, 2011 that Brookfield Properties -- taking its cue from Leona Helmsley -- owes New York City $139,000 in back taxes. Brookfield is the owner of Zuccotti Park, site of the original Occupy Wall Street encampment, and one of the main forces ... continue reading

December 1st, 2011

Convicted Felon Dennis Levine on the Only Way to Clean Up Wall Street

In 1986 Dennis Levine, then a managing director at Drexel Burnham Lambert, pleaded guilty to insider trading. The federal investigation into his crimes later led to convictions of many others, including Ivan Boesky and Michael Milkin. In Ron Suskind's book Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a ... continue reading

November 30th, 2011

How the Librarians Beat Rupert Murdoch

From the introduction to Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore I'm lucky, I guess, that I even get to write these words you are reading. Not just because I get to live in the most wonderfulest country in the whole wide world, but because after 9/11, my former publisher, ... continue reading

November 10th, 2011

Michael Moore on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, 11/9/11

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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...

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