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Bill Moyers

What's Wrong With Real Time with Bill Maher?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marshall Fine

Here's what drives me crazy about Bill Maher and his Real Time show: The guy couldn't do an interesting interview if his life depended on it.

Healthcare Despair

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

Until everyone has health care none of us really do.

Bill Moyers On Health Care Reform: "We're All In The Same Boat" (VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bill Moyers appeared on "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday night for a long conversation, much of which focused on health care. When asked by Maher wh...

How The Profit-Hungry "Medical-IndustrIal Complex" Hurts Health Care (VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Bill Moyers Journal" aired a new documentary on its show Friday about how the "medical-industrial complex" affects America's health care. Based on th...

Comedy Central Saves America with Intelligent Satire

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael B. Laskoff

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert pass themselves off as comedians, but they are really the most influential satirists of the day: they inform and illuminate through ridicule.

The Fix

Wendy Block | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wendy Block

Who isn't tempted by the siren song of big donors? Their cash paves the way for electoral triumph and its accompanying power and success.

The Tyranny of Wall St.-Run Health Care: No CEO Left Behind

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The insurance industry has shifted to selling so-called "consumer-driven" plans with very high deductibles that shift a great deal of health care cost from employers and insurers to individuals.

The Simple Health Insurance Solution

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I've had my own angry, screaming battles with my health insurance carrier. It seems everyone I've talked to has had a similar experience. I just don't see them marching on Washington about it.

What Have You Really Lost to the Recession?

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Francine Hardaway

Well, we may think we've lost our jobs, our health insurance, our retirement plans, or our houses. But we haven't really "lost" those, because they were never really ours

Healthcare and Food Policy: Part of the Same Conversation

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

The critics of single-payer are either paid to tell you this, or are brainwashed by the multi-million dollar lobbying and advertising paid for by insurance companies and the pharmaceutical industry.

Bill Moyers: Obama's Health Care Struggle: Waterloo or Water Down? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama rejected the Republicans' Waterloo metaphor and mounted a massive media counteroffensive of his own. But the President has already run...

Fear and Waiting: What the Wise County Clinic Means This Year

Marcella Mroczkowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcella Mroczkowski

A free medical clinic in the poor southwestern part of Virginia treated over 1,500 patients, some driving up to five hours and sleeping in their cars to secure a place in line.

Corpocracy vs. Democracy in Health Care Reform

John Geyman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Geyman

Since corporate dollars trump individual votes, we have a corpocracy, not a democracy.

Walter Cronkite and the Player Piano

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karen Ocamb

Cronkite was so important because he was about the only person in this intensely divided America that both sides could trust. He was our no-frills common bond.

Jason Linkins

Bill Moyers On WaPo Lobbyist Salons: 'A Glimpse Into How Things Really Work In Washington' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a lengthy piece at TRUTHOUT, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship have weighed in on the Washington Post lobbyist salons. As you might expect, they giv...

We Cared About Numbers, Not People: Former CIGNA PR Chief Comes Clean

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alison Rose Levy

The industry has always tried to make Americans think that government-run systems are the worst thing that could possibly happen to them.

Former Health Insurance Exec Comes Clean About Industry Efforts To Discredit "Sicko"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Friday's edition of "Bill Moyers Journal" the PBS host sat down Wendell Potter, a former Head of Corporate Communications at health insurance giant...

William K. Black Talks To Bill Moyers (VIDEO)

PBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bill Moyers interviewed William K. Black, the former Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention, on Sunday. Black, author of "The Best Way to Rob ...

Jay Rosen And Glenn Greenwald On Whether Old Media Is Sustaining Old Politics (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Is the old media sustaining the old politics? News and analysis with NYU journalism professor and PressThink blogger Jay Rosen and political journalis...

Best Political Videos Of 2008 From The UpTake

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

It's hard to pick the "best" videos of the year. There are so many reasons that they can be good. So I've picked several based on my own categories.

'Yes We Can' Create a Sane Food Policy in the U.S.

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Friedrich

In January, we will have a president who understands and cares about the broader implications of our food policy. This will be an impressive first.

Son of a Gambler's Guide to Holiday Books

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

It's a lesson to me, the ablers and the beggars and the thieves -The Grateful Dead If you read my book, Son of a Son of a Gambler, you'll know that...

Top Ten Heroes of the George W. Bush Era

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shirin Sadeghi

As the W. Bush regime comes to an end it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the countless individuals and groups who have spent the last nearly 8 years exposing this government.

George Soros: Investing In Green Energy Could Save Global Economy (VIDEO)

GreenInc | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last Friday, in an interview with Bill Moyers on PBS, George Soros, who has made billions of dollars based on his ability to read the ebb and flow of ...

Let Bill Moyers Question Palin

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

On Friday, the anniversary of John F. Kennedy's 1960 speech and Q-and-A session addressing concerns about his religion, I called upon Sarah Palin t...