Sunday, October 2, 2011

Michael Moore Speaks Out At St. Mark’s Bookshop

Michael Moore appeared at St. Mark’s Bookshop, an irreplaceable institution in NYC’s East Village whose existence is threatened by rising rent from Cooper Union. In part one of the following video, Moore spoke about profits from mortgage defaults, the lack of universal health care and the battle to keep St. Mark's Bookshop open:

Before watching part two, please sign the petition to save St. Marks Bookshop, an increasingly rare independent bookstore and a reader's delight. You don’t have to live in NYC to support this cause; you just have to agree with Moore that bookstores, like libraries, are on the “front lines of fighting stupidity.” In part two, Moore discusses his new autobiographical book, “Here Comes Trouble”; the Occupy Wall Street protests; financial speculation; the diversion of resources for the benefit of the wealthy, and the widening income gap:

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