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Bill Moyers

Anatomy of the Deep State

Michael S. Lofgren | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Michael S. Lofgren

There is the visible government situated around the Mall in Washington, and then there is another, more shadowy, more indefinable government that is not explained in Civics 101 or observable to tourists at the White House or the Capitol.

Watch: Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

This week, Bill Moyers talks with Bill McKibben, an activist who has dedicated his life to saving the planet from environmental collapse, about his hopes that Americans will collectively pressure Obama to stand up to big oil.

We Must Care For Creation

Posted 02.07.2014 | Religion

Bill McKibben gets to the bottom of the debate regarding the compatibility of science and religion in an interview with Bill Moyers. McKibben, an ...

Watch: David Simon on America as a Horror Show

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

After President Barack Obama's annual State of the Union address, it's a reality check from someone who artfully uses television drama to report on the state of America from an entirely different perspective -- the bottom up.

Advice to Plutocrat Perkins: Time to Shut Up!

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

There's a rule of thumb in cyberspace etiquette known as Godwin's Law. A variation of that law boils down to this: He who first compares the other side to Nazis loses, and the conversation is at an end. Unless you're billionaire Tom Perkins, who seems dedicated to digging a deeper and deeper hole for himself.

Watch: When Congressmen Deny Climate Change and Evolution

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers takes on radical-right Republicans for denying the science behind evolution and climate change, showing a video clip of Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), who says evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell" and climate change, a hoax.

What Happens in the Factory Farm Shouldn't Stay in the Factory Farm

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Matthew Bershadker

Some whistleblower suppression laws -- coined "ag-gag" by food writer Mark Bittman -- aggressively criminalize firsthand documenting and/or reporting of the day-to-day activities of industrial farms, while doing nothing to contain the abuse.

Happy News Year: 'The News Dissector' Looks Beyond The Top Stories of the Year to Examine the News System

Danny Schechter | Posted 03.04.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

At year end, the news agenda fills up with stories on top stories, a chance for networks to repackage footage or highlight favorite newsmakers. These...

Watch: Gunfighter Nation

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin has spent his adult life studying the violence that has swirled through American history and taken root deep in our culture.

Lighthousing: Making Newtown a New Town

Gerit Quealy | Posted 02.12.2014 | Impact
Gerit Quealy

There is a mysterious beauty to scars. They are echoes of the magic of healing. That magic allows the pain to heal, the wound to heal, but the scar...

IT'S OVER

Posted 10.30.2013 | Media

Bill Moyers announced Tuesday that his show "Moyers & Company" will be ending in January. Current reported that the last broadcast will be January...

19 Activists Who Are Changing America

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

You might not know it if your only source of information is the mainstream media, but there's a vibrant grassroots progressive movement winning victories, raising awareness and changing lives in every part of the country.

BOTH SIDES NOW: O NO! POTUS Tells GOP to Clean Up Its Own Mess

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg With Obama refusing to give any ransom, the Tea Party refusing to give any ground and the Party of Lincoln itself a "HOUSE divided," can the GOP win... or survive?

This Is Not The Party You Thought It Was

Upworthy | Brandon Weber | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

Award-winning Journalist and Commentator Bill Moyers gets right to the heart of what the shutdown and debt-ceiling threats are all about. He's right o...

Congress: Get Mediation!

Jerry Clay | Posted 12.07.2013 | Hawaii
Jerry Clay

A naïve hope? Some might think so. But what does the country have to lose at this point when it has already lost so much through the unfolding spectacle of dysfunction?

Wendell Berry: Poet and Prophet

Bill Moyers | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry, a quiet and humble man, has become an outspoken advocate for revolution. In a rare television interview, this visionary, author -- and farmer -- discusses a sensible, but no-compromise plan to save the Earth.

Wendell Berry and Bill Moyers to Talk Coal, Climate This Week on PBS

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 12.01.2013 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Beginning October 4, PBS will air a special conversation between two of the people I admire most in the world - Kentucky farmer and author Wendell Ber...

Watch: The End Game for Democracy

Bill Moyers | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

We are so close to losing our democracy to the mercenary class, it's as if we are leaning way over the rim of the Grand Canyon and all that's needed is a swift kick in the pants. Look out below.

Taking on Goliath: Crucial Social Justice Insights, From Moyers and Company

Julie Leininger Pycior | Posted 09.24.2013 | Religion
Julie Leininger Pycior

At this time of high summer, if you happen to pass by fields of crops, you may see figures toiling under the scorching sun. Such scenes serve as a stark reminder -- much like those "made in Bangladesh" clothing labels -- that laborers face economic power structures of Goliath proportions.

Madeline Janis: An Extraordinary Activist for the "Long Haul"

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Madeline Janis has used her remarkable talents to making democracy work for working people.

While Washington Scandals Distract, David and Goliath Tales Inspire Across the Country

Pearl Korn | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Pearl Korn

On the other end of the political spectrum from all of the foolishness in D.C. is a groundswell of terrific, on-the-ground activism and organizing work taking place across the country in just about every state, with tangible results.

Exposing ALEC's Agenda to Defund and Dismantle Public Education

Dennis Van Roekel | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Dennis Van Roekel

A simple fact of business: You have to spend money to make money. And those who want to privatize education are willing to spend lots of money and effort to push their agenda. One of the main ways they are doing this is through ALEC.

WATCH: Why U.S. Internet Is Still Slow

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 02.14.2013 | Technology

Susan Crawford, law professor and former special assistant for science and technology to the White House, recently sat down with journalist and commen...

Democracy Means Getting Off the Couch

Karen Shepard | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics
Karen Shepard

In our best moments, we Americans aspire to be the City upon a Hill. Recently, however, it feels like we're the City of Apoplectic People Yelling at Each Other and Stockpiling Weapons Upon a Hill.

Light In The Darkness

Julie Leininger Pycior | Posted 02.18.2013 | Religion
Julie Leininger Pycior

Driving home, reflecting on all this, I choke up, then find myself singing "There were shepherds abiding in the fields, keeping watch over their flocks by night," from Handel's Messiah. Amid our doubts, in the midst of our darkness, there is the promise of light and life.