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NOW with Bill Moyers. Politics & Economy. Biography. Christian Parenti PBS: "Christian Parenti is a correspondent for THE NATION, and most recently the author of THE FREEDOM: SHADOWS AND HALLUCINATION IN OCCUPIED IRAQ. He just came back from Afghanistan where he spent a month chronicling what is really taking place on the ground. Parenti speaks with David Brancaccio about a very different view of Afghanistan than the portrait of flourishing democracy. "
NOW with Bill Moyers. Society & Community. Biography. Sister Joan Chittister | PBS: "Bill Moyers talks to Sister Joan Chittister, member of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, PA, a social psychologist with a doctorate from Penn State University, regular columnist for NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER, and the author of over 30 books. The conversation focuses on the media's moral responsibility to report accurately on the social, economic and political injustices plaguing our society. "
Bush to send the Simpsons to jail!: "London, Nov 13 : One of America's favourite animated series, 'The Simpsons' is all set to take a dig at President George Bush as they will show him sending the entire Simpsons family to jail because Homer Simpson, the father of the family, bares his butt at the American flag.
Hillsborough: Bill comes, house may go while he's deployed: "TAMPA - Three and a half years ago, Bernie Haithcock paid nearly $100,000 for a 1,500-square-foot home in the Villages of Lake St. Charles, a Riverview community.
MTV.com - Movies - News - Michael Moore Preparing 'Fahrenheit 9/11 And 1/2': "Check out everything MTV has on 'Fahrenheit 9/11.'"
Rocky Mountain News: Local: "Bob Dylan's Masters of War is a hard-hitting, anti-war song produced more than 20 years before any current Boulder High School student was born.
Progressive News - Whither the Democrats? by Margaret Kimberly“We’re up against the most rich and powerful people in the world. All we have is our convictions really because we don’t have the money or the power or the weapons. But I think the anger of billions of people is the weapon that will eventually be used against them.” – Arundhati Roy at the 2004 Republican National Convention.
Seattle Post-IntelligenceBELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Two members of Veterans for Peace got a standing ovation when they addressed a high-school Veterans Day assembly, but their appearance prompted a letter of apology from the principal.
Daily Times - Site Edition: " 17 killed in Baghdad car bomb blast
CNN.com - TV stations canceling 'Ryan' telecast - Nov 11, 2004: "NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 20 ABC affiliates around the country, including two in Ohio, have announced that they won't take part in the network's Veterans Day airing of 'Saving Private Ryan,' saying the acclaimed film's violence and language could draw sanctions from the Federal Communications Commission.
Empire: "Critics of Michael Moore – and they are legion, especially when it comes to Republicans – have a lot of ammo with which to attack the world’s most famous documentarian. His diet, for one. His dress sense, for another. That horrendous Canadian Bacon flick he made a while back. And his arrogance, say for example, in not putting up Fahrenheit 9/11 for next year’s Best Documentary Oscar, ostensibly to give the other poor schmoes a chance of winning.
Westwood Anti-Occupation Demonstration Pictures - Part 2 of 2 : LA IMC: "Despite the one-day notice, about 400-500 people came to the Westwood Federal Building on Tuesday night to protest the start of the second U.S. attack on the people of Fallujah, which had been officially launched on the previous day. To my own recollection, this is a record number for a demonstration called on such short notice.
MSNBC - Still Hummin': "Nov. 9 - If there is one thing you can’t say about the Grammy-winning Linda Ronstadt, 58, it's that her career has been predictable. She’s been a folk singer, rock icon, country music star, Hispanic musician and chanteuse of big band music. Her first studio album in four years, “Hummin' to Myself,” out Nov. 9, features standards like "Cry Me a River" and Cole Porter's “Miss Otis Regrets." Though Ronstadt semi-retired a decade ago to raise her children in her hometown of Tucson, Ariz., she returned this summer to tour across America. Ronstadt, who has always had a political streak and for several years during the 1970s dated California governor Jerry Brown, was back in the headlines this year when she was kicked out of Las Vegas’s Aladdin hotel after making a controversial dedication of the Eagles' ballad "Desperado" to filmmaker Michael Moore. She talked to NEWSWEEK's Ginanne Brownell about her album, her politics and everything in between. Excerpts:
Michael Moore.com : Mike's Message : Mike's Latest News: "Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev honored the singer once known as Cat Stevens with a peace prize on Wednesday, praising him for charity work and for standing by his convictions despite personal hardships.
ZNet |Iraq | Fallujah: The Frontlines Of Empire: "Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor, for patriotism is indeed a double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood, just as it narrows the mind...And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind has closed, the leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry, infused with fear and blinded with patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto the leader, and gladly so. How do I know? For this is what I have done. And I am Caesar." -William Shakespeare
antiwar: BLACK smoke towered over besieged Falluj: "BLACK smoke towered over besieged Fallujah yesterday after US and Iraqi forces took control of a hospital and two bridges before a major assault on the rebel stronghold. Warplanes pounded the city and gunfire echoed. An AC-130 plane unleashed cannons and machineguns from above. Explosions from the artillery fire boomed out almost every minute.
Moore, Gibson Films Ineligible for Hollywood Prize (washingtonpost.com): "LOS ANGELES - They may have triggered controversy and packed theaters, but two of the year's hottest films -- 'The Passion of the Christ' and 'Fahrenheit 9/11' -- have been ruled ineligible for one of Hollywood's top prizes.
Sorry EverybodyMost people who think carefully understand that Americans are not really any more jingoistic or xenophobic than people in other countries, but it never hurts to reinforce, especially considering what happened on November 2nd, 2004. What must it have looked like to the world outside our borders? America proudly re-appointed her reckless, incompetent and corrupt government. How much of America? Fifty-two percent. The rest of us are aghast and dismayed.
ANSWER Los Angeles. Act Now to Stop War and End Racism: "Emergency Demonstration this Tuesday Night
Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee defends the sanctity of marriage against its gravest threat.
Los Angeles Independent Media Center: "LOS ANGELES - Saturday, November 7, 2004, About 1,500 people met at Hollywood and Highland and marched to the recruiting station at Sunset and LaBrea to protest the occupation of Iraq and the stolen election. About 500 people entered the parking lot of the Army recruiting center in a mini-mall at LaBrea and Sunset. Police seemed somewhat unprepared but recovered after about 15 minutes and inserted themselves between the protestors and the recruiting center. After reinforcements arrived, they then proceeded to sweep across the lot, driving everyone out the LaBrea exit and into the main mass of demonstrators. Reportedly four arrests were made by the LAPD. Reports. "
antiwar: I just wanted to share some pictures fro: "I just wanted to share some pictures from over the weekend here in Southern CA.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Hundreds march in anti-Bush and anti-war protest: "SEATTLE -- About 500 protesters marched through downtown Seattle Saturday, venting their frustration over President Bush's re-election and calling for United States troops to be pulled out of Iraq.
The Daily Camera: Schools: "The inked peace signs on their cheeks and foreheads had faded to match the circles under their eyes by Friday morning. But the 16 Boulder High School students crammed into Principal Ron Cabrera's office had achieved more than they'd hoped with their all-night protest about the direction of the U.S. government.
If there was one group who really came through on Tuesday, it was the young people of America. Their turnout was historic and record-setting. And few in the media are willing to report this fact.
New York Daily News - Home - Kills self at Ground Zero in protest: "A Georgia man fatally shot himself at Ground Zero, and friends believe the tragic suicide was a political protest against President Bush's reelection and the war in Iraq.
Empire Rising: A Satirical History, Part V: "Sunday, November 7, 2004
2004 The City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture: Arundhati Roy Listen [ Transcript ] November 2004 Award-winning Indian writer and human rights advocate Arundhati Roy delivers the2004 Sydney Peace Prize Lecture titled Peace and The New Corporate Liberation Theology, recorded on Wednesday 3 November 2004 at The Seymour Centre, Sydney.
david rovics new songs on the way, of course. bush and kerry are both scum. bush is worse. the voters are mostly ignorant and "informed" by the corporate media, so it's no wonder that bush won, with all his money and corporate backing. we need a mass movement. there is no hope in the democratic party. those are my thoughts in a nutshell.