Noam Chomsky and Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner will be delivering a presentation entitled "Conscience and the Community" on June 9th from 7-9pm at the First Parish Church in Cambridge. Call 617-782-2313 for more info.
Michael Moore can once again claim victory over those who attempt to silence his big mouth. A distribution deal has been announced today, less than one month after Disney dropped the film, and less than a week after the rights of the film were secured from Disney by Harvey and Bob Weinstein of Miramax Films. Only 23 days from now the film will be released to 1,000 theatres across the country in what is thought to be one of the fastest turnarounds between securing a distribution deal and releasing the film in the history of Hollywood.
The hollowness and familiarity of both George W. Bush's May 24 televised
speech and the administration's United Nations resolution outlining how
the administration is going to bring "independence" to Iraq are a harsh
reminder to the ruling class that U.S. imperialism has a deep crisis
with its Iraq adventure.
By Fred Goldstein