Stories by Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the host of “Moyers & Company,” airing weekly on public television. More at: subscribe to Bill Moyers's feed

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017, Source:

As our institutions bend and buckle and approach the breaking point, the president bombs Syria and is hailed by an obeisant media.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2016, Source:

Moyers and Rick Shenkman discuss how Trump is able to play on the fears of the American voter.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2016, Source: Moyers & Company

Mary Anne Grady Flores will serve six months for photographing a protest of an airfield in upstate New York where missions are carried out.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: Tom Dispatch

The great journalist sounds the alarm about the rise of the plutocracy and the shredding of the social contract.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: Moyers & Company

The high cost of turning schools into profit centers.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: Moyers & Company

'Some myths deserve to be broken apart out of respect for the human intellect.'

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: Moyers and Company

What it will take to build a more just society.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Giroux's new book highlights the rapacious rise of casino capitalism.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source:

A fascinating interview with Sherry Turkle an expert on the growing human interaction and dependence on technology.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Ideology and self-interest trump the facts or even caring about the facts, whether it’s banking, Obamacare or global warming.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2013, Source:

Money distorts democracy. Exhibit A: Virginia.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source:

"Like the die-hards of the racist South a century and a half ago, who would destroy the Union before giving up their slaves, so would these people burn the place down...."

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source:

In a rare television interview, this visionary author, environmentalist and farmer discusses a sensible, but no-compromise plan to save the Earth.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Debates on how to address hunger are filled with clichés about freeloaders undeserving of government help. But the documentary "A Place at the Table" paints a truer picture of America’s poor.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source:

“To look out and see the best of America convinced me more than anything else that this is the product, this is the work of the movement,” Civil Rights Leader Lewis tells Moyers.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2013, Source: Bill Moyers

So-called "ag-gag" laws have been passed in several states.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2013, Source:

In state legislatures around the country, boilerplate ALEC legislation that dilutes collective bargaining rights, blocks Americans from voting, and limits corporate liability is passing without the public knowing who’s behind it.

Posted on: May 26, 2013, Source: Bill Moyers

Tim DeChristopher bid at auction for drilling rights to protect 150,000 acres of Utah's wilderness -- and paid the price.

Posted on: May 20, 2013, Source:

As long as there are insufficient checks and balances on big business and its powerful lobbies, we are at their mercy.

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source:

Drop your weapons and celebrate that we live in a country where peaceful change is still possible.