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Entries by Bill Moyers from 02/2012

Saul Alinsky, Who?

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

And now, a word about a good American being demonized, despite being long dead. Saul Alinsky is not around to defend himself, but that hasn't kept Newt Gingrich from using his name to whip up the froth and frenzy of his followers.

Money Throws Democracy Overboard

| Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

Our elections have replaced horse racing as the sport of kings. Only these kings are multi-billionaire, corporate moguls who by the divine right, not of God, but the United States Supreme Court and its Citizens United decision, are now buying politicians like so much pricey horseflesh.

Reagan White House Officials: Where the Right Went Wrong (VIDEO)

| Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

In separate interviews, David Stockman and Bruce Bartlett, senior architects of Ronald Reagan's economic policy, have harsh words for the staunch anti-tax position of modern conservatives.

Freedom of and From Religion

| Posted 02.16.2012 | Religion

Here we are once again, arguing over how to honor religious liberty without it becoming the liberty to impose on others moral beliefs they don't share. Our practical solution is the one Barack Obama embraced the other day.

WATCH: Kathleen Hall Jamieson on Debates, Fox News and Truth

| Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Political communications expert Kathleen Hall Jamieson offers positive reviews of the Republican debates and some Fox News coverage, how audience participation at a debate distorts its purpose and what local citizens can do to fight back against deceptive campaign advertising.

Contagion and the Conflict Between Religious Beliefs and Immunization

| Posted 02.26.2012 | Religion

Now seven states are considering legislation to make it even easier for mothers and fathers to spare their children from vaccinations, especially on religious grounds.