Open Letter to George W. Bush from Michael Moore

Dear Mr. Bush,

I know you and I have had our differences in the past, and I realize I am the one who started this whole mess about 'who did what' during Vietnam when I brought up that 'deserter' nonsense back in January. But I have to hand it to you on what you have uncovered about John Kerry and his record in Vietnam.

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Protest GOP in New York: Demand Health Care

When you arrive in New York City over the weekend of Aug. 27, bring your own slogans on homemade, union-made and community-made poster boards displaying your anger and demands for health care for all. Mobilize for the November elections to oust Bush, Frist and the other Republicans from leadership in Washington, D.C.

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ACLU: ‘Surveillance-industrial Complex’ Expands Gov’t Spying Power

In a report released this week [ed. – August 13], the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) describes what it calls a growing 'surveillance-industrial complex' in which the US government is increasingly relying on the private sector to collect personal information about US citizens and residents.

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Dump Bush movement says ‘we can do it’

John Kerry and John Edwards left the Democratic National Convention July 29 to barnstorm across the country, buoyed by ringing calls both inside and outside the convention for George W. Bush’s defeat as a menace to world peace and democracy.

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Bush accused of politicizing terror

Our enemies never stop thinking of new ways to harm our country and our people and neither do we,' said the United States president [sic] last week, totally unaware of his audience's muffled titter in response. This latest in a long series of amusing Bushisms smacks of reality for more and more Americans railing at the growing McCarthy type ambience within the country fuelled by the politics of fear.

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What difference does it make... (in print)

What difference does it make who controls Congress? Here are voting records compiled by the AFL-CIO and the ACLU on issues such as eliminating overtime pay, the Medicare 'deform' law, tax cuts for the rich, privatization, school vouchers, worker health and safety, judicial nominations, retirement issues, extension of unemployment benefits, free trade, reproductive rights, expansion of unconstitutional government surveillance powers and publicizing information about prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, and so on.

Report on Venezuela's Trade Union Situation

The government of President Hugo Chávez was swept to power in Venezuela, an oil-rich country in the northernmost part of South America, through democratic elections in 1999. Chávez's government identified the major problem in the country as being the fact that the country's vast oil wealth was not being used to alleviate poverty, as 80% of the country's 24 million inhabitants continued to be impoverished.

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