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Democracy Now! interviews and stories about the documentary filmmaker, Michael Moore.

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  • African nations have suggested sending observers to the United States to help overcome presidential poll confusion, as the world’s press debates over whether it is witnessing electoral chaos or simple democracy in action. South Africa’s Daily Star said that "International observers should be put in place" because "the United States must join the established democracies."
    Nov 14, 2000 | Story
  • As we heard in the news headlines, the latest anti-globalization protests are taking place in Seoul as Asian and European leaders began meeting in a cross-continent summit. Reports today say that South Korean authorities deployed 30,000 riot and plainclothes police to safeguard the third Asia-Europe Meeting. The protesters outside were peaceful, many carried placards that denounced globalization and free market economic policies. Many wore red...
    Oct 20, 2000 | Story
  • If Michael Moore were doing this next story he would be taking his camera down to Wall Street to throw a wedding party. Why? Well two corporate media giants are merging. AOL Online will take Time Warner Inc to be its lawfully wedded partner.
    Oct 19, 2000 | Story
  • "Welcome to the politics of joy and justice!" With that pronouncement, Ralph Nader greeted the sellout crowd of more than 15,000 people who had come to Madison Square Garden for the "Nader Rocks the Garden" rally last Friday October 13th. For more than an hour, Nader spoke plainly about the issues the major-party candidates so far haven’t touched: workers’ rights, environmental destruction, political corruption,...
    Oct 17, 2000 | Story
  • A federal judge today refused to block efforts to return six-year-old Elián González to Cuba, saying only the U.S. attorney general can grant political asylum to keep the boy in the United States. U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore’s ruling dismissed the lawsuit filed by Elián’s great-uncle, Lázaro González, who wants to keep Elián, against the wishes of the boy’s father in Cuba. [includes rush transcript]
    Mar 21, 2000 | Story
  • Republicans George W. Bush and John McCain spent yesterday promoting their military and foreign policies in South Carolina, which has become the new battleground for the presidential rivals as they head for the February 19 primary there. [includes rush transcript]
    Feb 04, 2000 | Story
  • We now bring you an excerpt of a speech by Michael Moore, not the director-general of the World Trade Organization, but the media activist who went to Seattle a few weeks ago to challenge the WTO.
    Dec 24, 1999 | Story