Bill Moyers & Co.

Bill Moyers & Co.

Bill Moyers returned to television in January 2012 with Moyers & Company, a weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping viewers make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers. Airing on public television and radio stations across the country, the series continues Moyers’ long-running conversation with the American public by offering a forum to poets, writers, artists, journalists, scientists, philosophers, and leading scholars. It also features Moyers’ hallmark essays on democracy.
Culture

Bill Moyers: Can Journalism Survive in a Plutocracy?

Bill Moyers: The Challenge of Journalism Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy by Bill Moyers This post…

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Government

Election 2014: Corporations Triumph , Progressive Victories, and Roadmap for Democratic Revival

November 5, 2014 by Peter Dreier Election 2014: This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. MUNCIE, Indiana – Tuesday’s Republican wave…

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Culture

Why Racial Equality Is a Myth in America

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ cover story at The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” published last night — and the subject of this…

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Government

Fast-Food Workers in Over 150 US Cities and 33 Countries Went on Strike Last Week

On May 15, fast-food workers across the country participated in a simultaneous strike, in what is believed to be the…

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Culture

Why Independent Artists Should Care About Net Neutrality

Artists are supposed to be on the vanguard politically and culturally, and yet, when it comes to Net neutrality, it…

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Education

Charter Schools: Study Finds Widespread Fraud, Mismanagement & Waste

Charter school operators want to have it both ways. When they’re answering critics of school privatization, they say charter schools…

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Government

Cliven Bundy and the Soul of Modern Conservatism

Cliven Bundy and the Soul of Modern Conservatism (via Moyers & Company) An excerpt of this post first appeared in…

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Government

Lawrence Lessig Has a “Moonshot” Plan to Halt Our Slide Toward Plutocracy

Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig, the crusader for campaign finance reform, feels that his fellow reformers don’t think big or boldly enough…

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Government

Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “Working for the Few,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In…

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Culture

Reactions to Capital in the Twenty-First Century

This week, Bill talked with economist Paul Krugman about Thomas Piketty’s landmark new book that Bill calls “revolutionary.” You can…

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