Miles Mogulescu

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Miles Mogulescu


Miles Mogulescu is an entertainment attorney and former Senior V.P. at MGM. In his professional capacity, he recently represented the film "Bobby" about the assassination of Bobby Kennedy and Ed Zwick's upcoming film "Defiance" about 3,000 Jews who escaped Nazi ghettos and hid out for 3 years resisting Hitler. He has been a lifelong progressive since the age of 12 when his father helped raise money for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , who was a guest in his home several times.[1]

He will never forget the impression which that extraordinary man made on him, which helped lead to a lifelong commitment to social justice.

NAM member

In 1974 Miles Mogulescu was a member of the Minneapolis New American Movement.[2]

In 1975 Miles Mogulescu, Minneapolis New American Movement, wrote an article in the NAM Discussion Bulletin No 9, March 1975, entitled "Wild Thoughts on a Strategy for NAM".[3]

Artistic activism

Mogulescu co-produced and co-directed Union Maids, a film about 3 women union organizers in Chicago in the 1930s and '40s, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary. At the time of the Gulf War, he and Danny Goldberg produced a super-star music video with new lyrics to Give Peace a Chance written by Lenny Kravitz and John Lennon's son, Sean. He recently organized a panel at the '08 Take Back America conference on "Universal Healthcare and the Democratic Presidential Nominees" where he spoke along with Rep. John Conyers.[4]

Huffington Post blogger

Mogulescu is a regular blogger at Huffington Post. in February 2010 he issued a call for a march for financial reform;[5]

In a bold new opinion piece on the Huffington Post, political blogger/entertainment attorney Miles Mogulescu is calling on coalition group Americans For Financial Reform to organize a “Million Person March”, a mass mobilization of progressives tired of standing by while the Tea Party movement dominates the political news of the day. His recommended theme? “Use Our Taxes To Support Main Street, Not Wall Street”.

References

  1. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/miles-mogulescu#
  2. NAM Discussion Bulletin, no. 6, March /April 1974, page 3
  3. NAM Discussion Bulletin No 9, March 1975
  4. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/miles-mogulescu#
  5. [1] In the loop blog, February 13, 2010