Bill reflects on the class struggles he observed in the small East Texas town he grew up in and the modern-day class war waged by the wealthy on our democracy. Continue reading
“On Democracy” is a collection of essays co-written by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship that address issues integral to American life, politics, and culture. They’ll be focusing much of their attention on money’s corrosive influence on government and politics: who’s spending big bucks on contributions and lobbying — and to whom it’s going, as well as the monster impact of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision that unleashed vast — and often anonymous — corporate and special interest dollars.
In a governor’s race between a glad-handing Democrat and a self-righteous Republican, money wins. Continue reading
Michael Winship explains how even when baseball players, owners and stadiums win, hard-working concession workers lose. Continue reading