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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...
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...
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...
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.
From diarist alien abductee DailyKos: "Michael Moore's Capitalism, A Love Story has revealed a deep dark secret to the intrepid reporters of ABC News and the show Good Morning America - so-called Dead Peasant Insurance, the practice of companies taking out secret life...
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 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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A staggering portrait of arrogance and incompetence, the documentary No End in Sight avoids the question of why the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003, choosing instead to focus on the war's aftermath--and meticulously examines the chain of decisions that led Iraq into a grotesque...
Following the release of Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper,the masses of America have been chomping at the bit to slaughter Muslims. The film, which portrays the deadliest sniper in United States history, is a hit among the sect of Americans that tends to demonize Hollywood...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
How do I know when my critics have run out of valid arguments against what I am doing? It’s when they resort to making insulting remarks about my appearance. I was actually quite amused to see a posting yesterday from a woman in the Faroe Islands calling me Emperor Fatson...
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...
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...
I  first met nature writer and philosophy professor Kathleen Dean Moore in 2004. I had already dog-eared my copy of her first collection of essays,Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water, when she came through town to read from her next book, Holdfast: At Home in the...
Investment for the people: Community Public Offerings - Watch full episode here: http://www.immensepossibilities.org/archives/ CPOs, “Community Public Offerings,” have now come to Oregon, allowing virtually anyone to make modest equity investments in Oregon companies...
Rediscovering Past Newtown is the first installment of a two part documentary project. The next 38 minutes aims to unravel the past of a once thriving mid Wales market town. With some old photography shared by Frank Moore and some myths and facts shared by Rory Evans.
The guys arrive in Moore, Oklahoma a week after a devastating F-5 tornado destroyed several square miles of homes and businesses. It's unlike anything they have ever seen. They meet up with Chance Craven, who runs DRADT (Disaster Relief And Disaster Training) and they get to...
Life behind bars, a documentary by Farm Sanctuary and narrated by Mary Tyler Moore shows the acute animals suffering caused by extreme confinement and exposes the brutal conditions that the agriculture industry wants to keep hidden from public view. Includes undercover...
How and what we eat has radically changed over the past few decades with the all-consuming rise of the supermarket. But what price are we paying for the homogenized, cheap and convenient food that supermarkets specialize in? In a two-part programme, journalist Jane Moore...
Comic Books Need A Revolution! As the British Library comics exhibition is titled ‘Art and Anarchy’ I thought that I would write an article about how anarchy would really benefit us comic book creators, about how comics would flourish in an anarchist system FAR more than...
The Big Idea: upstream solutions in education.  What to do about low high school graduation rates?  Mobilize your whole community — neighbors who will mentor individual kids through the rough spots, professionals from all kinds of disciplines, people excited to share their...
The World is our Community III: International Aid Show airs on Friday, February 20th, 2015. Watch full episode here: http://www.immensepossibilities.org/ipr-podcasts/the-world-is-still-our-community/ Every community has a few individuals called to take global challenges...
Art Builds Community: Creative projects and events for creative people - Watch full episode here: http://www.immensepossibilities.org/ipr-podcasts/how-do-arts-build-community/ Painting, sculpting, dancing, music, performing and spoken-word arts-they engage and inspire a lot...
FACING AND HEALING GRIEF Watch full episode here Reclaiming a vital part of the human experience. The death of a loved one can feel like a life-crushing experience. There are growing numbers of volunteers with the skill and dedication to guide kids and adults through this...
  http://www.immensepossibilities.org/ipr-podcasts/scholarships-that-matter/ Life-Changing Scholarships: SCHOLARSHIPS THAT MATTER Few investments in people and communities pay off better than those that connect ambitious, hard-working people with modest amounts of money to...
Teen Dads - Portland's Squires program, OnTrack Addiction Treatment's "Dads" program Watch full episode here About one American male in fifteen fathers a child while still a teenager. Very few are up to the responsibility without the support and mentoring of mature men like...
Food Banks rise to the challenge: Watch the FULL episode here. Ashland Food Bank, Marion-Polk Food Share, Rotary First Harvest. The number of "food-insecure"-or just plain hungry-Americans continues to rise steeply; about one American in eight needs assistance from food...
Based on the short story "Character Development" by David Mitchell. Short Film written & directed by Clementine Cayrol, starring Doc King & Robert C. Raicch. Home on a temporary leave, Private James Moore relate to his wife an incident that happened back at the base, during...
Bailout protest on October 10th, the first of many. The people are waking up. Unlikely individuals are teaming up. We've had enough and the message is spreading in the streets. Dennis Moore, local to Lawrence's 3rd District in the House of Representatives voted twice to...
Is the Plastic Trash Island floating in the Pacific Ocean a myth? Are we getting poisoned? How long do we have before a worldwide disaster happens? This documentary includes interviews from Capt. Moore (Algalita Marine Research Institute), Anna Cummins (5 gyres Institute)...
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...