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: Nov 16, 2012, Source:

Klein explains to Moyers why we've got to "dream big."

Posted on: Nov 12, 2012, Source:

Bill Moyers gets post-election insight from veteran journalist James Fallows.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2012, Source:

Moyers speaks with two leading political observers about race and economic inequality in America.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source:

Moyers, Matt Taibbi and Chrystia Freeland explain how the plutocrats have willfully confused their self-interest with America’s interest.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

On this week’s Moyers & Company Bill is joined by two veteran journalists to discuss how the super-rich have willfully confused their self-interest with America’s interest.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source:

There’s a movement afoot to punish judges for decisions that offend political partisans.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2012, Source:

There are two more presidential debates. They will be yet another hoax unless someone asks “Why are we killing the kids that don’t need to die?”

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source:

A special report from the legendary veteran journalist on the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

Mitt's clandestine video grabbed all the attention this week, but money -- much of it dark -- rules both campaigns.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

If you want to see the personification of how the Citizens United decision is playing out in this campaign, look no further than Karl Rove.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2012, Source:

Bill Moyers talks with Mike Lofgren, a long-time Republican who describes the modern dysfunction of both the Republican and Democratic parties.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2012, Source: Bill Moyers

As the Republican National Convention roars on, the real outrage is happening behind closed doors--and no one is talking about it.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2012, Source:

Why don't we hear Obama speak about poor people?

Posted on: Jul 21, 2012, Source: Bill Moyers

Hedges discusses his new book with Moyers and the totally unchecked corporate power that is destroying our democracy.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2012, Source:

There are some 300 million guns in the United States, one in four adult Americans owns at least one and most of them are men.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2012, Source:

Three things don’t go together: Money. Secrecy. Democracy. That’s the nub of the matter.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2012, Source: The Smirking Chimp

The ideal of equality Jefferson proclaimed, he also betrayed. And that's how Jefferson came to embody the oldest and longest war of all -- the war between the self and the truth.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source:

Yves Smith and Matt Taibbi join Bill Moyers to discuss our criminal global financial system.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2012, Source:

When it comes to the vast, corrupting influence of money in politics, historian Thomas Frank has sounded the alarm loudly and often.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2012, Source:

A handful of very rich people plan to buy our elections. What happened to our democracy?

Posted on: May 25, 2012, Source:

If we really want to honor the Americans who gave their lives fighting for their country, we must redouble our efforts to make sure we’re worthy of their sacrifice.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2012, Source:

Tea Party favorite Allen West was asked at a local gathering how many of his fellow members of Congress are “card-carrying Marxists or International Socialists.”

Posted on: Apr 18, 2012, Source:

The new rule would require the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox affiliates in the top 50 markets to make their files on political advertising available on line immediately.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2012, Source:

Former allies are turning on the president now that he wants to close gaping tax loopholes for the 1 percent.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2012, Source:

Special interests spread money like manure on the campaign trails of key members of Congress.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Bill Moyers talks with activists about an initiative to open Americans' eyes about income inequality.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2012, Source:

It's a business that values the almighty dollar over public service. Let's change that.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source:

The creativity and unique visions of life captured by independent producers, journalists and filmmakers deserve the best possible platform on public television.

Posted on: Feb 29, 2012, Source:

Parents are increasingly opting out of vaccinating their kids. Here's why that's dangerous for the world.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers talks with media critic Kathleen Hall Jamieson about money in politics, the media's missteps and the way the GOP's jeers shape debate results.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2012, Source:

Obama's contraception compromise is a rare practical solution to America's perennial church-state tensions.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2012, Source:

The race for the White House may cost more than two billion dollars. What’s getting trampled into dust are the voices of people who aren't rich.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers explains what we need to know about community activist Saul Alinsky, and why Newt Gingrich might be so afraid of him.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

Here are some important movies and documentaries that try to make sense of the financial collapse.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It may be bleak on Main Street, but Wall Street's partying like it's 2006.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

We’ve already made our choice for the best headline of the year, so far: “Citigroup Replaces JPMorgan as White House Chief of Staff.”

Posted on: Jan 22, 2012, Source: Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers talks to President Reagan's former budget director and to Gretchen Morgenson of the New York Times about the way Wall Street runs Washington.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2012, Source:

While police have cleared many Occupy encampments, a collective cry, loud and clear, has gone up from countless voices across the country: Enough's enough.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2012, Source:

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship ponder the question at the heart of Woody Guthrie's "This Land is Your Land"--what kind of America do we want?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

I'm coming back because in tumultuous times like these I relish the company of people who try to make sense of the tumult.