Arts/Activism

Music suit creates discord

Is the RIAA pulling a scam on the music industry?

Grassroots media activism organizes for power

Summary:

A rising wave of grassroots media activism is linking up with social movements fighting racism, sexism, economic oppression, environmental plunder and war - and organizing to re-center media reform efforts on human rights and social justice. Introducing the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net).

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Michael Moore on Sicko and the US health care industry

Summary:

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore sits down with Democracy Now! ahead of the release of his new film Sicko. The film is a seething indictment of the US healthcare system. It focuses not on the more than 40 million people who don't have healthcare but on the 250 million who do - many of whom are abandoned by the very health insurance industry they paid into for decades

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Yes Men hoax big oil meeting in Calgary

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey