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July 13th, 2011

Revolution Truth releases Wikileaks film

Revolution Truth Primary Contact: Tangerine Bolen, Executive Director Phone: 1-503-887-0773 Email: tangerine.bolen@revolutiontruth.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Revolution Truth releases Wikileaks film 13 July 2011 - On the day that Julian Assange begins his appeal against extradition to Sweden, citizen-driven media project Revolution Truth releases its first short film, an open letter ... continue reading

July 10th, 2011

On Nataline Sarkisyan's 21st Birthday

Last night in Los Angeles, while the Prince and Princess (William and Kate) – or is it now the Duke and Duchess? – were gathering all the media attention for their glamorous evening among the stars, a very different yet equally glamorous night was unfolding just a few miles away.  ... continue reading

July 4th, 2011

MichaelMoore.com Exclusive: Wikileaks Cable Allegedly Leaked by Bradley Manning Caught Bush Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson Discussing Outsourcing to India That May Have Cost Manning's OWN FATHER His Job

Wikileaks Cable Allegedly Leaked by Bradley Manning Caught Bush Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson Discussing Outsourcing to India That May Have Cost Manning's OWN FATHER His Job"The afternoon I reached Brian Manning, he was at home in Oklahoma City, in a room in his ranch house that Bradley had briefly used ... continue reading

June 5th, 2011

Glenn Beck on Muslims, Obama and Michael Moore on the Glenn Beck Program

From Glenn Beck's radio show, June 2, 2011:...PAT GRAY: How does a guy who immigrated here from -- was it India? I think India. He's got Muslim parenthood and he comes here and he enjoys incredible success. The guy's a national television host and a best-selling author. He probably makes ... continue reading

May 15th, 2011

The Real News: 'Obama Could Use Executive Order to Stop Union Busting'

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May 10th, 2011

Nurses Support American Health Security Act of 2011

On Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., EDT, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA), will hold a joint news conference at the Senate Swamp to announce the introduction of the American Health Security Act of 2011 (the Act).  The Act establishes a national healthcare program that ... continue reading

May 10th, 2011

Remarks by AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt Baker National Nurses United Press Conference, American Health Security Act Washington, DC

We in the labor movement have long insisted that health care is a fundamental human right and an important measure of social justice. And for more than 100 years, we have fought for universal health care coverage based on a social insurance model, an approach that has proven to be ... continue reading

May 5th, 2011

Unprecedented efforts end torturous conditions, supporters vow to continue

The following is a press release from the Bradley Manning Support NetworkMay 5, 2011 — Hundreds of thousands of individuals around the world are celebrating the confirmation that their efforts to end the torturous pre-trial confinement conditions inflicted upon US Army PFC Bradley Manning have been successful. Manning’s lead defense ... continue reading

May 4th, 2011

Allison Beth Krause Lives On

My name is Jennifer Schwartz Wright and I am Allison Krause’s cousin and also among the first generation of our family who never met Allison.What can I tell you about my beloved cousin? I was less than a year old when she was shot dead on May 4, 1970. Had ... continue reading

May 3rd, 2011

Top Al Qaeda Spokesman Spoke Warmly of Those Who "Exploded With Joy" Over 9/11 as Though It Were a "Soccer Game"

Excerpts from transcript of videotape discovered in Jalalabad in Afghanistan in fall, 2001. Slaiman Abou-Ghaith was one of al Qaeda's primary spokesmen:...BIN LADEN: Those young men [inaudible] said in deeds, in New York and Washington -- speeches that overshadowed all other speeches made everywhere else in the world...SLAIMAN ABOU-GHAITH: I ... continue reading

April 30th, 2011

New York Times: U.S. Specifically Targeted Gaddafi's Family in 1986 to "Diminish" Him as a Leader

From 'TARGET QADDAFI' by Seymour Hersh, New York Times, February 22, 1987 ... The mission was the first combat assignment for most of the fliers. Qaddafi's home and his camouflaged Bedouin tent, where he often worked throughout the night, were inside the grounds of El-Azziziya. The notion of targeting Qaddafi's ... continue reading

April 30th, 2011

New York Times: Claims Gaddafi Tried to Assassinate Reagan Were "Complete Fabrication"

From 'TARGET QADDAFI' by Seymour Hersh, New York Times, February 22, 1987 ... In the weeks following Sadat's death, newspapers and television reported a barrage of Qaddafi death threats to Reagan and senior Administration officials. Secret Service protection was ordered for the President's three top aides, Edwin Meese 3d, James ... continue reading

April 29th, 2011

TOM MORELLO : THE NIGHTWATCHMAN TO RELEASE UNION TOWN VIA NEW WEST RECORDS; ALL PROFITS FROM EP RELEASE TO BENEFIT UNION STRUGGLES ACROSS THE NATION VIA SAVEWORKERS.ORG

FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE TITLE TRACK “UNION TOWN” AVAILABLE NOW NEW FULL LENGTH ALBUM, WORLD WIDE REBEL SONGS, TO BE RELEASED LATE SUMMER April 28th, 2011 -- New York, New York -- Tom Morello is set to release Union Town via New West Records digitally on May 17th with a physical CD ... continue reading

April 22nd, 2011

FDR Speaks Out Against the Koch Brothers in 1936

Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech at Madison Square Garden, October 31, 1936:...ROOSEVELT: Only desperate men with their backs to the wall would descend so far below the level of decent citizenship as to foster the current pay-envelope campaign against America's working people. Only reckless men, heedless of consequences, would risk the ... continue reading

April 9th, 2011

Rep. James Clyburn, Third-Ranking Democrat in House, Supports Speaker Boehner Keeping Budget Cuts Secret During Negotiations

From the Dylan Ratigan Show, Friday, April 8th: RATIGAN: What we haven’t received is any articulation as to where the actual cuts in the billions are. So people say, you give me a little information there in the categories, but no one seems to want to tell any of us ... continue reading

March 22nd, 2011

The Cost of One F-15E Lost in Libya Is 563 Wisconsin Teachers

According to the New York Times, the U.S. fighter jet that just crashed in Libya was an F-15E Strike Eagle.The Air Force says each F-15E cost $31.1 million in 1998 dollars (not including fuel, pilot training or anything else). Adjusted for inflation, that's $42.23 million today.Wisconsin teachers are paid an ... continue reading

March 17th, 2011

Rick Snyder's "Shared Sacrifice"

Michigan's tax system is already regressive, meaning that poorer people pay a higher tax rate than the wealthy. In fact, right now Michiganders making between $17,000-$32,000 per year pay 9.9% of their income in taxes -- almost twice as much as the 5.3% paid by the top 1%, who make ... continue reading

March 16th, 2011

VIDEO: Bus leaves Kalamazoo to protest Gov. Snyder's proposals in Lansing

People talk about why they are going to Lansing to take part in protests against Gov. Rick Snyder's proposals, including bills that would give emergency financial managers the power to terminate labor contracts, proposed cuts to education funding and tax policy changes. continue reading

March 7th, 2011

The Forbes 400 vs. Everybody Else

According to the most recent information, the Forbes 400 now have a greater net worth than the bottom 50% of U.S. households combined. In 2009, the total net worth of the Forbes 400 was $1.27 trillion. The best information now available shows that in 2009 the bottom 60% (yes, now ... continue reading

February 28th, 2011

Cairo in Wisconsin

The call reportedly arrived from Cairo. Pizza for the protesters, the voice said. It was Saturday, February 20th, and by then Ian's Pizza on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin, was overwhelmed. One employee had been assigned the sole task of answering the phone and taking down orders. And in they ... continue reading

February 25th, 2011

VIDEO: Hear the Voices of Thompson

Blair Hudson: 'This Will Have a Huge Ripple Effect' Anita Campbell: 'I Will Always Consider Thompson My Home'Craig Costello: 'High-Paying Jobs Leaving Town'Sheila Thompson: 'It Will Be Hard for Me to Start Over'Gloria Jacobs: 'It Can Happen Anywhere'Nuno Pereira: 'We All Have to Put Life on Hold'Dr. Ginette Poulin: 'Take ... continue reading

February 25th, 2011

"An Inco family"

Amanda HartHomemaker27 years old What brought me to Thompson was Inco. That’s where my dad started working when I was five and I've been in an Inco family ever since then. It went from my dad working at Inco, to my husband working at Vale and now my brother is ... continue reading

February 25th, 2011

"Going down with the ship"

Terry StokerOwner of Better Body Fitness47 years old I was born in Thompson and I’ve been here all my life. Vale’s announcement, with the loss of that many jobs and the spinoff jobs that come with it, will have a huge impact on me. I would expect probably a thirty ... continue reading

February 25th, 2011

"The needs are here"

Dr. Ginette Poulin Family physician in Thompson through the Burntwood Regional Health Authority Currently we have 14 family physicians in Thompson. We service a good chunk of the North, including most First Nations reserves. People with health issues are stabilized and come to us first, then if they’re too acute ... continue reading

February 25th, 2011

"We all have to put life on hold"

Nuno PereiraPlating tankman at the refinery It's actually pretty devastating to be honest. There's a lot of uncertainty. I came into the job with a game plan, and then now all of a sudden it puts a halt on everything because I’m not sure what's going to happen. I chose ... continue reading

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George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him... www.theonion.com President Bush has a new hobby -- painting! --...

Apr 17th
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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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FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States www.theonion.com 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 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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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? www.huffingtonpost.com 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 ...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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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? ...by Ray McGovern www.michaelmoore.com Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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