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Yesterday, in the Westminster Magistrates Court in London, the lawyers for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange presented to the judge a document from me stating that I have put up $20,000 of my own money to help bail Mr. Assange out of jail. Furthermore, I am publicly...
This cartoon was banned in many places, a clip from Michael Moore's Bowling for Columbine documentary, chronicling the history of how America came to be.
This clip was left out of the original movie because it was said to be "unbelievable" and "people wouldn't believe it" because it was too good to be true.
Moore speaks truth to power, arguing that CNN has such a lousy track record of reporting the truth about the war in Iraq and asking tough questions, that Americans should be skeptical of their reporting on health care. But that's putting it lightly. In simpler terms, Wolf...
Michael Moore called out ABC on "Good Morning America" Wednesday for employing "permalancers," permanent freelancers who are effectively full-time employees but hired on a contract basis, and thus not extended any benefits. "I'm talking to employees, people backstage here...
Today marks the beginning of health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s new insurance exchanges, for which two million Americans have signed up. Now that the individual mandate is officially here, let me begin with an admission: Obamacare is awful. That is the...
Our intrepid defender of the working man, Michael Moore, documents his 1996 "Downsize This!" book tour across the USA. Shot on-the-cheap with a video camera, we once again watch our hero interview the working man at yet another plant closing, while also trying to get past...
Wendell Potter apologizes to Michael Moore for the role he played in the insurance industry's public relations attack campaign against him and "Sicko", Moore's documentary about the increasingly unfair and dysfunctional U.S. health care system.
Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story comes home to the issue he’s been examining throughout his career: the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world). But this time the culprit is much bigger than...
Extensive skills study from the OECD finds young Americans are 'dead last', leaked lesson plans from corporate-controlled schools, expulsion and arrest offenses under child 'zero tolerance' policies, teen mental patient screening questions, and hundreds of thousands of US...
Meet Don Regan, former Merrill Lynch CEO, White House Chief of Staff and advocate of Reaganomics.  In this video he orders President Reagan to "Speed it Up"...  Do presidents still receive orders from Wall Street? Content from Michael Moore's film "Capitalism: A love...
Excessive talking, fidgeting, or squirming. Often loses things. Difficulty remaining seated, playing quietly, or sustaining attention. Sound like your child? The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) lists these as...
Two years after his last critique of the nation’s governing bodies in 2007’s ‘Sicko,’ agitprop documentarian Michael Moore is back with a new movie — and this time, his target is the economy. In a just-released teaser clip for Capitalism: A Love Story, Moore puts on his...
Michael Moore investigates the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. He looks into the causes for such violent crimes, focusing on guns as a symbol of both American freedom and its self-destruction.
Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore examines the Bush administration's financial ties to Saudi Arabia and the bin Laden family in "Fahrenheit 9/11," a well-researched, fast-paced, highly controversial, and important documentary that won the Palme d'Or at the 2004...
Michael Moore nominates a 'plant' FICUS in the 2000 congressional election and the FICUS wins! During this time of election season let us take a moment to remember the glory of American Democracy - the freedom to choose a candidate that truly represents you! Highly...
Michael Moore nominates a 'plant' FICUS in the 2000 congressional election and the FICUS wins! During this time of election season let us take a moment to remember the glory of American Democracy - the freedom to choose a candidate that truly represents you! Highly...
Michael Moore nominates a 'plant' FICUS in the 2000 congressional election and the FICUS wins! During this time of election season let us take a moment to remember the glory of American Democracy - the freedom to choose a candidate that truly represents you! Highly...
One of the most entertaining yet unsurprising aspects of Occupy Wall St has been the response from traditional media. Whether intentionally playing dumb or genuinely clueless, the mainstream media has failed to inform the public and substantially address the key issues. But...
FDR's Lost tape of his proposal for a second bill of rights for economic security for all americans. This excerpt is can also be seen in Michael Moore's film "Capitalism: A love story"
The words "health care" and "comedy" aren't usually found in the same sentence, but in Academy Award winning filmmaker Michael Moore's new movie 'SiCKO,' they go together hand in (rubber) glove. The film weighs the plight of the uninsured (and the insured who must deal with...
From consumerism to Columbus Day to celebrity culture, the film "Propaganda" (available to watch in whole online) slices open contemporary Western culture for its rewriting of history and its imperialist and corp
There were other connections between the Bushes and the Saudis. Carlyle Group, which hired both George Bush junior and senior, received major funds and worked for Saudi Royals and the Bin Laden family. This hour long documentary follows the award-winning reporter-sleuth...
Things are getting real. Entertainment, specifically. And by "real" I don't mean serious, or imminent, or even necessarily honest -- but real, as in pushed to the limit of what we perceive as real, and even further, until it's so real we can't distinguish what's real and...
Last fall, Alex Gibney, a documentary filmmaker who won an Academy Award in 2008 for an exposé of torture at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, completed a film called “Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream.” It was scheduled to air on PBS on November 12th. The...
Frankly, I have a hard time understanding what goes on in the heads of “progressives.” On the one hand, they constantly complain — and rightfully so — about the power of big business and corporate domination of our society and economy. But on the other, their rhetoric is...
Film offers us a powerful tool to shift awareness and inspire action. By hosting community film screenings and sharing them online, they offer a method to break our dependence on the mainstream media and become the media ourselves. We don't need to wait for anyone or...
This might seem a stretch but when John Muir said everything in the universe is connected to everything else he was serious. He was speaking of the ecology of natural systems in the broadest sense – and human ecologies too, no doubt. Ecology in both senses has to do with...
One of the most profound changes that occurs when modern schooling is introduced into traditional societies around the world is a radical shift in the locus of power and control over learning from children, families, and communities to ever more centralized systems of...
Defenders of freed markets have good reason to identify their position as a species of “anti-capitalism.”[1] To explain why, I distinguish three potential meanings of “capitalism” before suggesting that people committed to freed markets should oppose capitalism in my second...
"I wasn't worried about freedom. I was worried about people being turned into morons by TV." -- Ray Bradbury in 2001 talking about his book Fahrenheit 451 Is television actually making us stupid? After all, this is a device nicknamed "the boob tube" and "the idiot box."...