Alberta Politics: If Donald Trump won’t knuckle under, could he face an American ‘Colour Revolution’?

PHOTOS: One of many anti-Trump rallies in the United States in the past few days (from Facebook). Below: U.S. President Elect Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, U.S. Senator John McCain and Julius Caesar. It would be an irony if the troubles the United States has visited on much of the earth were now ...

Cowichan Conversations: Michael Moore Is On A Mission To Run Donald J Trump Out of The White House

CuriosityCat: Michael Moore gets Trump supporters

This is the canny Moore’s assessment of The Donald’s appeal to so many millions of American voters: MICHAEL MOORE: I know a lot of people in Michigan that are planning to vote for Trump and they don’t necessarily like him that much, and they don’t necessarily agree with him. They’re not racist or rednecks, they’re ...

Cowichan Conversations: Michael Moore–Is Trump Purposely Sabotaging His Campaign?

  By Michael Moore Friends, Donald Trump never actually wanted to be President of the United States. I know this for a fact. I’m not going to say how I know it. I’m not Read more…

Politics and its Discontents: A Spirited Discussion About Religion

Given that today is Sunday, it seems appropriate to post this spirited discussion as Bill Maher launches into his usual anti-Islamic tirade, countered by commentary from Michael Moore, Valerie Plame, and the Reverend Al Sharpton: Recommend this Post

Art Threat: Bowling for Columbine turns ten

Editor’s note: Art Threat has launched a cultural archaeological project that involves digging up previously published but now inaccessible film reviews and cultural musings from Montreal-based writer and teacher Matthew Hays. We’re calling it The Hays Files, and to get things rolling, we’re republishing a review Hays wrote of Bowling for Columbine when the documentary ...

Cowichan Conversations: America, You Must Not Look Away (How to Finish Off the NRA)

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Good Morning, I pondered about whether or not I should put Michael Moore’s latest up on the blog this morning. It is not pretty but it is the truth and with or without a cup of coffee it is what must be faced, really faced. Yes Canada, it is an American thing. ...

Walking Turcot Yards: I Don’t Support The Troops

  Michael Moore I don’t support the troops, America, and neither do you. I am tired of the ruse we are playing on these brave citizens in our armed forces. And guess what — a lot of these soldiers and sailors and airmen and Marines see right through the bullshit of those words, “I support ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: From now on: every mash-up includes Star Wars

Is it me, or is Mr. Vader a bit shorter than he used to be? Alltop used to work at that lightsabre facility.

Politics and its Discontents: Michael Moore: The Evolution of An Activist

Having suffered one of my fairly frequent bouts of insomnia last night, the blog post I had hoped to make is not yet complete, so just a quick entry here. I recently completed reading Here Comes Trouble, Michael Moore’s memoir that takes us from his childhood to the world premier of his first documentary, Roger ...

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the regina mom feels wealthy these days. She was fortunate enough to be a recipient of an Emerging Artists Award from the Canada Council for the Arts last spring.  There’s no scramble for contract work and there’s a bit of extra money around her house.  So she got her hubby to blow twenty bucks on ...

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Paxo & Moore on OCW

Jeremy Paxman talks to Michael Moore on BBC’s Newsnight program yesterday about the embryonic nature of OCW movement and whether a new form of capitalism may possibly arise from it… It seems like an incredible stretch to imagine that anything terribly significant will materialize from this movement, although… it is quite astounding how in just ...

CuriosityCat: Who will nail OccupyWallStreet’s theses to the door of modern capitalism?

A pretty fast trajectory for a movement that many dismissed as nonsensical last week: After a weekend growth spurt, the New York financial district sit-in “Occupy Wall Street” has blossomed into not only a national movement, but also a global one. More than 100 cities have clocked in under the “Occupy” moniker, with more names ...

CuriosityCat: The Cat supports Occupy Wall Street, the revolution that won’t go away

Michael Moore paid the protestors a visit, and on television was asked what he wanted. I want to see those responsible for the mess doing the perp walk, he said. Michael Moore From small beginnings, the Occupy Wall Street uprising is gaining steam. And it is spreading. And commentators are paying attention. This is what ...

Politics and its Discontents: Michael Moore and Dead Peasant Insurance

Long overdue, I finally got around to watching Michael Moore’s latest documentary Capitalism: A Love Story last evening, having borrowed the disc from my local library. (Happily, not being a resident of Toronto, I don’t at present have to worry about my branch closing.) While Moore is often criticized for the built-in biases of his ...

LeDaro: Michael Moore on Keith Olbermann show

Keith Olbermann’s show Countdown started yesterday, June 20th , 2011 on the Current T.V. Here is an interesting interview with Michael Moore. Moore thinks that Obama should get the permission of Congress to continue intervention in Libya and Congress must speak up on this issue. Maybe Obama got emboldened by successfully raiding and killing Bin ...

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Michael Moore Promotes Bridget DePape on His Blog

U.S. liberal activist and documentary filmmaker Michel Moore, has posted Bridget’s story on his blog. “For a young person to do that and to do it peacefully, and quietly and with grace, I thought it was a very powerful moment. Every now and then there is an iconic moment where an individual takes action, and ...

Michael Moore hearts Brigette DePape – “the best contempt of Parliament ever!”

This will blow a few more wingnut gaskets. Good for Michael Moore for pointing out the facts of our apathetic public participation in voting responsibly. And good for an American to see the good in what DePape did when so much of our media and PINO’s have savaged DePape for upsetting the apple cart.