Stories by Bill Moyers

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

Posted on: Nov 12, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: Nov 9, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: Oct 19, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: Oct 10, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: Jun 21, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: May 25, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: Mar 23, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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

Posted on: Feb 14, 2012, Source: BillMoyers.com

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: BillMoyers.com

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: TruthOut.org

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.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2011, Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Bill Moyers reminds us that repairing American democracy begins with reasserting that corporations do not have the same constitutional rights as citizens.

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