Stories by Joshua Holland

Joshua Holland is Senior Digital Producer at BillMoyers.com, and host of Politics and Reality Radio. He's the author of The 15 Biggest Lies About the Economy. Drop him an email or follow him on Twitter.  subscribe to Joshua Holland's feed

Posted on: Jun 15, 2014, Source: BillMoyers.com

“Republicans and Democrats are more divided along ideological lines than at any point in the last two decades."

Posted on: Jun 6, 2014, Source: BillMoyers.com

Hundreds of years of slavery and the American-style apartheid known as Jim Crow continue to hurt the economic prospects of African-American babies born today.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: Moyers and Company

The right's freak out over the social safety net is nothing new.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2014, Source: BillMoyers.com

We might just find a silver lining to the dark clouds that McCutcheon and Citizens United represent.

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

Contrary to conservative myths, raising the minimum wage would boost the economy, benefit all workers, and won't hurt consumers.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: BillMoyers.com

Union-busters mounted a coordinated campaign, even telling Tennesseans that the union wanted to take their guns.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source: BillMoyers.com

Many arrive at essentialist explanations of their affluence — that it’s due to their better genes, that they have a temperament that’s built for success, that they’re just the kind of people.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com

America criminalizes acts that other countries view as civil violations.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com

A new report discusses some of the techniques. They can be devious.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com

Shining light on the murky world of private espionage.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com

Workers are so bad off that they can't afford Thanksgiving dinner.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

If we paid the same amount for health care per person as other wealthy countries do, we’d have a balanced budget now and surpluses projected for the future.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Research suggests we may be a nation divided by different cognitive styles.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: Moyers and Company

Loopholes have been with us since day one.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: BillMoyers.com

And why increasing economic disparities will make it worse.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A small group of Americans is now sitting on more wealth than they could possibly know what to do with as growing numbers of ordinary families struggle.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A shocking tale of a police department gone haywire and a cop who paid a steep price for blowing the whistle.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What started out as a routine recruiting session went terribly wrong when students put recruiters on the spot.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A larger number of arrestees, poor and powerless, were caught in FBI "Threat Factory" stings.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Joe Muto gives a behind-the-scenes account of life at the cable news station.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

After two decades of downsizing government, we shouldn't be surprised that corporate spooks are surveilling us.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The CBO says the Senate immigration bill would lower the deficit by $900 billion over the next 20 years.

Posted on: May 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We shouldn't just worry about older workers; their kids are hurting too.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's not only fry chefs who are struggling to make ends meet.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Their reactionary bent is manifesting itself in legislatures across the country.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The House GOP has redistricted and propagandized itself into another country.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

And other tales of legal corporate robbery.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

How can we rationally pursue our self-interests when we don't know what's going on?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

On average, high earners have a very different idea of what makes a just society.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Paul's critique comes straight from the fetid fever swamps of the conspiratorial right.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

With immigration reform in the news, it's important to understand what drives people to cross borders.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Stanford University scholar Linda Darling-Hammond explains the connection.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Les Leopold's new book reveals that hedge funds make their super-profits by doing what the rest of us would call cheating.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Working people may not be able to afford the retail giant's low prices.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Opinion polls are supposed to offer us a snapshot of the public's mood, but these merely muddied the waters.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our interconnected world makes an amicable divorce a bit more complicated than just breaking up the states.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The shootings were reminiscent of horrific incidents at Iraqi checkpoints.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As always, the Right offers several intellectually sound arguments.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Despite their reputation, the United Kennel Club doesn't recommended using pitbulls as guard dogs because they're too friendly with strangers.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Will this be the break-through moment for comprehensive reform?

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