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December 11th, 2010

Bernie Sanders' "Berniebuster" Filibuster Against Obama-GOP Tax Deal on Countdown with Keith Olbermann -- 12/10/10

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December 5th, 2010

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire

A soft landing for America 40 years from now?  Don’t bet on it.  The demise of the United States as the global superpower could come far more quickly than anyone imagines.  If Washington is dreaming of 2040 or 2050 as the end of the American Century, a more realistic assessment ... continue reading

December 2nd, 2010

The New American Oligarchy

There is a war underway. I'm not talking about Washington’s bloody misadventures in Afghanistan and Iraq, but a war within our own borders. It’s a war fought on the airwaves, on television and radio and over the Internet, a war of words and images, of half-truth, innuendo, and raging lies. ... continue reading

November 24th, 2010

The Health Insurance Industry’s Vendetta Against Michael Moore

Michael Moore, the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker, makes great movies but they are not generally considered “cliff-hangers.” All that might change since a whistle-blower on the “Democracy Now!” news hour revealed that health insurance executives thought they may have to implement a plan “to push Moore off a cliff.” The whistle-blower: ... continue reading

November 23rd, 2010

Wendell Potter Appearances for 'Deadly Spin'

For more information, visit AUTHOR APPEARANCES WASHINGTON, DC Tuesday, November 9, 2010 The National Press Club 529 14th Street, Northwest 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. WASHINGTON, DC Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Politics and Prose 5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW 7:00 p.m. KNOXVILLE, TN Friday, November 12, 2010 University of Tennessee ... continue reading

November 10th, 2010

Bradley Manning Support Network Condemns Unjust Detainment of Activist

Washington, DC, November 10, 2010 – Last week, David House, a developer working with the Bradley Manning Support Network, was detained and had his computer seized by the FBI when returning from a vacation in Mexico. He committed no crime, nor was he ever alleged to have committed a crime. ... continue reading

November 7th, 2010

The Lies of Islamophobia

The Muslims were bloodthirsty and treacherous. They conducted a sneak attack against the French army and slaughtered every single soldier, 20,000 in all. More than 1,000 years ago, in the mountain passes of Spain, the Muslim horde cut down the finest soldiers in Charlemagne’s command, including his brave nephew Roland. ... continue reading

October 30th, 2010

'I Remember'

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October 25th, 2010

9/11 Families Call for Immediate Acknowledgement of Civilian Deaths in Iraq and a Cessation of Civilian Deaths

NEW YORK – October 23 – The following statement may be attributed to Colleen Kelly, a founding member of September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows The information made public by Wikileaks (NY Times, A Grim Report…10/22/10) emphasizes that 9/11 families have much in common with Iraqi civilians. In the more ... continue reading

October 15th, 2010

'A Crime Beyond Denunciation'

This appears in a new article in the New York Observer: "The first thing that needs to happen, I think, is to get these people out of their homes," a man wearing a bespoke blue-striped shirt, a Hermés tie patterned with elephants and Ferragamo loafers said recently. "Correct! I'll explain," ... continue reading

October 12th, 2010

Kent State Truth Tribunal Hears New Forensic Evidence of Clear Order to Fire at Kent State, Backs Rep. Kucinich in Call to Open Inquiry

October 12, New York City, NY – The Kent State Truth Tribunal this weekend heard testimony from forensic audio scientist Stuart Allen that establishes clear orders to shoot live ammunition at unarmed protesting students by the Ohio National Guard. The tape also reveals startling evidence of an altercation with distinct ... continue reading

October 5th, 2010

Forensic Scientist to Present New Evidence of Command Responsibility for Campus Shootings at Final Kent State Truth Tribunal in New York City

October 5, New York City, NY – On October 9th &10th, 2010 filmmaker Michael Moore will again livecast the hearings of the Kent State Truth Tribunal (KSTT), streaming real time accounts of participants, witnesses and family members of the 1970 Kent State shootings that left four students dead and nine ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2010


TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords today called for an immediate three-month national moratorium on foreclosures so lenders and loan servicers can address rampant problems that have led to homeowners being wrongly removed from their homes.“Foreclosures are at an all-time high nationally and Arizona has the third-highest foreclosure rate in ... continue reading

October 3rd, 2010

Banks Should Follow Chase and Declare Moratorium on Foreclosures

The rest of the banking industry should follow JPMorgan Chase’s example and declare a nationwide moratorium on home foreclosures, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker said today. Chase has announced it is temporarily halting the processing of home foreclosures.In rallies and town hall meetings across the country, union members ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

It's time for nation to stand together for jobs, education

In Washington this Saturday, I will join tens of thousands of Americans to march for jobs, justice and education. The march is called together under the banner of One Nation: Working Together, a large coalition of more than 400 organizations.Why do we march? We march for hope. We've seen the ... continue reading

September 29th, 2010

Whose America Is That?

Nothing about the content of the Pledge to America is surprising--it's the same Bush-era economic agenda that got us into the mess we're in today: deregulate business, starve government services, starve the middle class and starve the working class so corporate special interests and the wealthy can feed on the ... continue reading

September 27th, 2010

Howard Zinn's last testament to the immorality of war

Howard Zinn died this year. He is perhaps best known for his People's History of the United States, a book that has featured in The Simpsons and was recommended by Matt Damon's character in the film Good Will Hunting. This book, which offered a view of US history in terms ... continue reading

September 26th, 2010

Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?

Gideon Levy is the most hated man in Israel – and perhaps the most heroic. This “good Tel Aviv boy” – a sober, serious child of the Jewish state – has been shot at repeatedly by the Israeli Defence Force, been threatened with being “beaten to a pulp” on the ... continue reading

September 22nd, 2010

Never Let Fear Become A Prison For Truth

Speech delivered by Justin Kauker on September 19, 2010 at the Free Bradley Manning, Exposing War Crimes is Not a Crime Rally in Downtown San Diego The first time I saw Collateral Murder I had to remind myself: I’m watching people get killed. In our culture of entertainment soaked in ... continue reading

September 21st, 2010


SAN JOSE, CA (Sept 21, 2010) — Academy Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author, Michael Moore, has been named the recipient of the Steinbeck Award by the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University. Moore will formally receive the "In the Souls of the People" award on Thursday, October ... continue reading

May 6th, 2010

The Queen Of Comedy Rosanne Barr Visits Washington DC to Speak Out For World Peace!

May 4, 2010 - An Amazing Mother's Day Event with a Cry of, "WE WANT PEACE FOR MOTHER'S DAY!" will be held this Saturday, May 8th (the day before Mother's Day) at the John Marshall Park, located near 4th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, close to The National Mall. Click ... continue reading

February 3rd, 2010

4,000 tears wiped from the face of Haiti

There is a working class, blue-collar bar I visit often in Flint called Jester's. To outsiders it might appear as a rough and tumble place, with an unsual mix of bikers, pool sharks, white folks, single moms, gangsters, old folks, black folks, autoworkers, young folks, latin folks, and everything in between. ... continue reading

January 27th, 2010

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery

Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Our Constitution declares that from time to time, the President shall give to Congress information about the state of our union.  For two hundred and twenty years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty.  They have done so during ... continue reading

September 24th, 2009

Spread the Word: "Capitalism Did This"

Click to download, print, and post... (PDF) Post this sign in front of empty homes and closed down storefronts. Send photos of the signs you put up to and we'll add them to this page. Arizona Phoenix Hello i live in Phoenix, AZ i grew up here in one ... continue reading

July 10th, 2009

Bill Moyers Show Reveals Insurance Lobby's Secret Plan to Attack 'Sicko' and Michael Moore

ALERT: We've just been informed that Bill Moyers, on his show tonight, will expose for the first time the health insurance industry's secret campaign against Michael Moore and his film, "Sicko." It contains a stunning revelation and admission by a top health insurance executive -- the former head of publicity ... continue reading

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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States 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 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 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 Donna Smith 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? Donna Smith 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 Nick Turse 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 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? 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
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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 Donna Smith 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 . . . | 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? Ray McGovern Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

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

Feb 27th
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