This July 4, cherish the words of the Declaration but also summon Thomas Paine’s spirit to remind yourself that we can, if we really care, pick up the broken thread of democratic zeal. An essay by Bill Moyers and Bernie Weisberger. Continue reading
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Then and now, Lawrence’s understanding of the ancient and potent jealousies of the people among whom he had lived and fought in the Middle East has generally been ignored. Continue reading
Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, the 99-year-old activist challenges a new generation to redefine revolution for our times. Continue reading
Why haven’t any big bankers been prosecuted for their role in the housing crisis that led to the Great Recession? Bill has some ideas. Continue reading
Speak up. You have a chance to tell both President Obama and the FCC what you think, so that the will of the people, not the power of money and predatory interests, is heard.
In this clip from next week’s show, TV producer David Simon shares his thoughts on billionaire Tom Perkins and his $300,000 wristwatch. Continue reading