Moyers Moments

Saru Jayaraman
April 8, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with the activist fighting the National Restaurant Association to get wages beyond their current level of $2.13 per hour. Continue reading

Thousands rally in support of charter schools outside the Capitol in Albany, NY, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Roske)
March 28, 2014 | Moyers & Company

After following the money trail behind the charter school movement, Diane Ravitch — a former assistant secretary of education who once advocated for charters — changed her mind. Continue reading

Screenshot of Mother Jones magazine article on the Koch Brothers and the DeVos Family by Andy Kroll
March 24, 2014 | Blog

Here’s some of our favorite clips from Bill’s interview with investigative journalists Kim Barker and Andy Kroll on dark money in the 2014 mid-term elections. Continue reading

Julia Angwin
March 18, 2014 | Blog
We've selected some of our favorite clips from Bill's interview with investigative journalist Julia Angwin, author of the new book, Dragnet Nation.
Voters cast their Election Day ballots at Harrison High School in Harrison, Mont. November 2012. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)
March 12, 2014 | Blog

The government and the private sector are tacitly colluding when it comes to obtaining and selling information on you. Continue reading

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March 10, 2014 | Blog

Watch highlight clips from Bill’s interview with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López on the origins of dog whistle politics and how it may be used in future elections. Continue reading

A guard looks on at right as prisoners move through the state prison Thursday, March 3, 2011 in Jackson, Ga. Conservative legislators who once heralded strict three-strikes laws and other tough measures that led to bloated prisons are now considering what was once deemed unthinkable: Reducing sentences for some drug and non-violent offenders. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
March 6, 2014 | Blog

Lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander explains what’s really behind America’s system of mass incarceration. Continue reading

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March 6, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Is America a Post-racial Society? Not even close, says social justice advocate Angela Glover Blackwell. Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 | Blog

The author and legal scholar says the infamous statement played into existing racial biases. Continue reading

Ronald Reagan speaking at a Boston insurance meeting in 1976 said he wanted to revamp the party, possibly changing its name, and lead an aggressive drive to strengthen the two-party system. (AP Photo/J Walter Green)
February 27, 2014 | Blog

In this video clip, Ian Haney López recalls how “the great communicator” used racial tensions to sway middle-class white Americans to vote for policies not in their self-interest. Continue reading

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February 24, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with a former GOP congressional analyst on the Deep State. Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 | Blog

The activist and scholar says our broken system has a major impact on politicians’ priorities. Guess who the losers are? Continue reading

A drug addict holding up a needle containing heroin. (AP Photo)
February 7, 2014 | Blog

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death has focused the nation’s attention on the resurgence of heroin in America. In this excerpt from Moyers on Addiction, recovering addicts talk about how their dependency began. Continue reading

David Simon
February 4, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with David Simon, journalist and creator of The Wire in which he talks the “astonishing” rise of libertarianism, the tragedy of capitalism and why he’s want push politicians to the curb. Continue reading

Pete Seeger
January 31, 2014 | Blog

In these clips from interviews with Bill Moyers, Seeger discusses dissent, environmentalism and his hope for a better world. Continue reading

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