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September 16th, 2008

How 'Bout a Free Movie? ...from Michael Moore

Friends, As you may have heard, I've decided to make my new film, "Slacker Uprising," available for free to everyone in the United States and Canada. It is the first time ever that a major feature-length film is debuting as a free download on the internet -- legally. I am ... continue reading

September 4th, 2008

MICHAEL MOORE'S NEW FILM TO BE OFFERED FREE ON INTERNET "AS A GIFT TO FANS"

For Immediate Release FIRST EVER MAJOR FEATURE-LENGTH FILM TO BE RELEASED FOR FREE ON INTERNET "SLACKER UPRISING" LOOKS AT YOUTH REVOLT IN 2004 ELECTION AS A SIGN OF WHAT WAS AHEAD IN 2008 FILM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THREE WEEKS AS A FREE DOWNLOAD BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 23 TRAVERSE CITY, MI ... continue reading

May 15th, 2008

My Life after 'Fahrenheit 9/11' ...by Corporal Abdul Henderson

Four years ago, I was involved in the most prolific documentary film in the history of the world, and looking back, I can still say that I am quite humbled by that experience. My participation in "Fahrenheit 9/11" would catapult me into a limelight that I was not looking for ... continue reading

May 16th, 2005

Michael Moore Triples Scholarships; Six CSU San Marcos students receive $2,500 for being 'hell raisers'

By Barbi Smith / Daily Aztec The "Michael Moore Freedom of Speech Scholarship" at CSU San Marcos proves it's the orders people don't follow that makes them famous. Created to reward students who embrace issues of student rights by standing up to the administration, the $2,500 scholarship, funded by the ... continue reading

October 26th, 2004

Michael Moore Comes to Toledo

WTOL News 11 TOLEDO -- With eight days until election day, Democrats and Republicans area hitting the campaign trail hard. Internationally-known filmmaker Michael Moore rallied voters to vote President Bush out of office. It was the sound of a political revolution, as filmmaker Michael Moore was welcomed by thousands inside ... continue reading

October 24th, 2004

Filmmaker Moore Tells ‘Slackers’ ‘Hard Work’ is Needed to Oust Bush

By Emily Aronson / Portsmouth Herald RYE - Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore brought his Slacker Uprising Tour to the state on Thursday in an effort to get his supporters laughing all the way to the voting booth in November. Close to 200 people showed up at the Rye Airfield skate ... continue reading

October 24th, 2004

Moore Encourages Younger Generation to Help Defeat Bush

By Gisela Garcia / Centre Daily Filmmaker Michael Moore was almost an hour late walking onto the stage at the Bryce Jordan Center, but the delay didn't seem to dim the enthusiasm of about 8,500 people who roared with laughter and applauded whenever Moore mocked Republicans and President Bush. Moore, ... continue reading

October 23rd, 2004

Moore stumps for Kerry; appeals to war foes at Temple

By Frederick Cusick / Philadelphia Inquirer Filmmaker Michael Moore urged disaffected liberals last night not to abandon Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry this election simply because the Massachusetts senator had voted in 2002 in favor of authorizing the Iraq war. Moore said that Kerry, along with the majority of Americans ... continue reading

October 21st, 2004

Moore Inspires Luther 'Slackers' to Get Out and Vote

By Dan Haugen / WCF Courier DECORAH --- Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore mocked right-wing broadcasters and slammed the Bush administration Wednesday at a sold-out Luther College voter rally. More than 3,200 people paid to hear the outspoken liberal take jabs at Fox News, Rush Limbaugh and the commander-in-chief, whom Moore ... continue reading

October 21st, 2004

Fiery Filmmaker Rocks the Hall in Staid Utah County

By Derek Jensen / The Salt Lake Tribune OREM - If Michael Moore has his way, Utah would be shaded blue - the color of a Democratic majority - when he wakes up Nov. 3. "That would send the strongest message ever," he told a roaring crowd of more than ... continue reading

October 20th, 2004

Moore on Republicans: 'they only have a few weeks left'

By Joe Ireland / Portland State University Vanguard Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore spoke at a rally at PSU yesterday, his speech marked with calls to vote out President George W. Bush and fierce attacks on the right-wing, the crowd responding with keyed-up hollering and applause. The rally, intended to encourage ... continue reading

October 20th, 2004

Filmmaker Moore Slams Bush as Get-Out-the-Vote Tour Rolls Into Seattle

By Christine Frey / Seattle Post-Intelligencer Filmmaker Michael Moore brought his nationwide get-out-the-vote campaign to Seattle last night, telling a boisterous KeyArena audience that President Bush's days in office are numbered. "Two more weeks. Two more weeks," he said after walking onto the stage to a standing ovation from the ... continue reading

October 19th, 2004

Michael Moore Grills Opposition in Salem

By Dan De Carbonel / Statesman Journal Filmmaker Michael Moore didn’t pull any punches during his appearance Monday night at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. And the crowd of 6,000 jammed into the Pavilion loved him for it. Clad in a Willamette University cap, a black T-shirt and baggy jeans, the ... continue reading

October 19th, 2004

Michael Moore's 2004 Slacker Uprising Tour

By John Nesbit / Culture Dose Anticipation was high at Phoenix's Celebrity Theater Wednesday afternoon. In a desert environment with airwaves continually jammed with Rush Limbaugh and other conservative talk radio hosts, Phoenix is hardly considered a progressive hotbed though glimmers of liberalism occasionally peek through—Howard Stern and Al Franken ... continue reading

October 19th, 2004

Filmmaker Michael Moore speaks at T&M

By Sean Minagil / The Rebel Yell On Oct. 15, just a couple of days after speaking to UNLV's little brother up north, UNR, Michael Moore came to Las Vegas on his "Slacker Uprising Tour 2004" to encourage the youth of Nevada to vote in the upcoming presidential election. "The ... continue reading

October 18th, 2004

Fahrenheit for Free

The manager of Four Star Video, Michael Moore, andthe owner of Bongo Video (with family) promote "Fahrenheit For Free"in Madison, Wisconsin. Related Article:Moore Launches 'Fahrenheit for Free' Campaign In Madison For Immediate Release October 18, 2004 MICHAEL MOORE ANNOUNCES "FAHRENHEIT FOR FREE" OCTOBER 26 VIDEO STORES ACROSS THE NATION TO ... continue reading

October 18th, 2004

Moore Launches 'Fahrenheit for Free' Campaign In Madison

Some Video Stores Offer Free Rental Oct. 26 Channel 3000 MADISON, Wis. -- Michael Moore is launching a nationwide campaign to get more people to see his anti-Bush movie "Fahrenheit 9/11." Moore announced Saturday there will be a national "Fahrenheit for Free" day Oct. 26. He's trying to get video ... continue reading

October 17th, 2004

'Moore' to Offer Than Political Views

By Erin Roth / Bonanza News I never would have thought that in attending a political lecture, I would be handed underwear and a pack of Top Ramen Noodles. Why I was given these items is embarrassing and shameful, but I will tell you anyway. I didn't vote in the ... continue reading

October 14th, 2004

Moore Urges Crowd to Challenge Authority; get out the vote

By Bruce Kauffman / North County Times DEL MAR -- Stalled by the wildfires of 2003 and nearly stopped by a university president's veto, controversial filmmaker Michael Moore finally made it to North County on Tuesday. The director and creator of "Fahrenheit 9/11," a film widely seen as critical of ... continue reading

October 14th, 2004

Activist’s Visit Draws Thousands to Events Center

By Beryl Chong / Reno Gazette-Journal When Michael Moore took center stage Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center he was greeted with loud cheers, screams and a standing ovation. “Thank you, Reno!” boomed Moore into the microphone, eliciting more hurrahs and applause. Although he appeared an hour later than scheduled, ... continue reading

October 14th, 2004

Filmmaker Tries Hand at Directing Voters

By Barbara Yost / The Arizona Republic Hilary Robinson of Phoenix didn't vote in 2000. But she promised filmmaker Michael Moore she would be at the polls Nov. 2. "I love Michael Moore as much as I love Oprah Winfrey," Robinson, 30, said Wednesday after Moore whipped nearly 3,000 fans ... continue reading

October 13th, 2004

Why did my brother die in Iraq? - By Dante Zappala

[Editor's Note: Dante Zappala, whose brother, Sgt. Sherwood Baker, was killed in Iraq, addressed "Slacker Uprising Tour" audiences in Los Angeles and Del Mar, California.] By Dante Zappala / Salon Oct. 13, 2004 | In his report to Congress last week, Charles Duelfer of the CIA stated, "My task was ... continue reading

October 13th, 2004

Michael Moore brings out 10,000 friends, 200 critics

By Lisa Petrillo and Michael Burge / San Diego Union-Tribune DEL MAR – A crowd of 10,000 sang "America The Beautiful" Tuesday night along with filmmaker Michael Moore and folk-singing icon Joan Baez. And so, Moore brought his Slacker Uprising Tour to town, attracting 10 times the audience he would ... continue reading

October 12th, 2004

Michael Moore Speaks to a Sold-Out Crowd of 14,500 in Tucson

By Jesse Lewis / Arizona Daily Wildcat Filmmaker Michael Moore urged a crowd of 14,500 to defeat Bush in the November election and sponsor Sen. John Kerry for his position on issues like education and minimum wage last night. A sold-out McKale Center welcomed "Fahrenheit 9/11" director Moore with a ... continue reading

October 10th, 2004

‘Fahrenheit’ Director Smokes out Slackers

By Wil Moss / Nashville City Paper Michael Moore rolled in to town Saturday night at the Gaylord Entertainment Center as a part of his 60-city “Slacker Uprising Tour.” “I’m honored to be here in Nashville tonight, this important American town,” Moore said. “And as a long time lover of ... continue reading

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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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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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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 ...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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