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February 27, 2014

Bill recommends investigative journalist Julia Angwin’s new book, Dragnet Nation, and reflects on the striking similarities between some classic dystopian novels and America today. Continue reading

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January 30, 2014

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. Continue reading

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December 13, 2013

Bill discusses the work of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, which has just released a moving video urging people to speak out against firearms violence. Continue reading

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October 4, 2013

Bill Moyers shares his thoughts on the shutdown and this week’s antics in Washington. Continue reading

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September 27, 2013

Moved by the plight of the poor and unemployed, Pope Francis recently decried a global economy that “does us so much harm.” In this essay, Bill Moyers reflects on our broken economy. Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill says that those inside the Beltway may ultimately be grateful to a public that weighed in on a potential military strike in Syria – that the collective common sense of everyday people became a force so powerful it could not be ignored. Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers says the parody and satire of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert pay Washington the disrespect it deserves, but in the end it’s the city’s predatory mercenaries who have the last laugh. Continue reading

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April 12, 2013

In an extended essay, Bill shares striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country. Continue reading

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March 29, 2013

Why is true justice — not just the word we recite from the Pledge of Allegiance — still unaffordable for those who need it most? Continue reading

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February 15, 2013

Mary Jo White’s appointment illustrates a takeover of government regulatory agencies by the very corporations they’re supposed to keep an eye on. Continue reading

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February 15, 2013

Bill spotlights Congressional leaders whose connections to deep-pocketed backers raise important questions about who’s really running our government. Continue reading

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February 12, 2013 | Blog

Our humanity and rule of law are among the collateral damage caused by U.S. drone strikes. Continue reading

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February 7, 2013

Bill shares how U.S. drone warfare not only kills innocent bystanders, but generates sympathy and support for our enemies. Continue reading

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January 17, 2013

Bill explains why meaningful filibuster reform remains vital to democracy, no matter which party is in power. Continue reading

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January 11, 2013

Bill explains how last week’s fiscal cliff deal gave tens of billions in tax breaks to Wall Street and corporations. Continue reading

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