Features related to healthcare

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 19, 2014 | Perspectives

Conservative members of the House Budget Committee showed up at a recent hearing on poverty to preach what they think they already know about people living in poverty. Continue reading

November 15, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Two Green Shadow Cabinet members talk about their fight against dysfunctional government policies. Plus, a preview of Following the Ninth, a new film about Beethoven’s masterpiece and viewer mail. Continue reading

November 15, 2013 | Moyers & Company

In the face of a government by and for the one percent, two medical doctors, Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers, left their careers behind to fight against a dysfunctional system and offer policy alternatives. Continue reading

November 13, 2013 | Blog

It’s a great deal for the wealthiest, and a huge ripoff for the rest of us. Continue reading

Syrian refugees cross into Iraq at the Peshkhabour border point in Dahuk, 260 miles (430 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
September 3, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading today. Continue reading

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the top two Republicans in Congress, talk about their lunch meeting with President Obama to discuss rising gasoline prices, at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 29, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 25, 2013 | Blog

Norm Ornstein writes that Republican efforts to stop Obamacare at all costs are unprecedented and contemptible. Continue reading

Democratic candidate for North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat Heidi Heitkamp speaks to supporters early Wednesday morning Nov. 7, 2012, in Bismarck, N.D.. As votes continue to be counted, Heitkamp has a slim lead over Republican challenger Rick Berg. Berg has not conceded. (AP Photo/Will Kincaid)
January 18, 2013 | Blog

Discover and share “what we’re reading” today. Continue reading

November 8, 2012 | Group Think

The former health insurance industry insider says it’s time to move forward, not backward, from Obamacare. MORE

Elda Cook of the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in Akwesasne, N.Y. has her blood pressure checked by volunteer Susan Jones. May 2007. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
September 11, 2012 | Blog
In the last five years of their lives, many seniors spend all of their assets covering health care costs — and they're on Medicare.
An emergency room physician attends to a patient, while gurneys, patients and staff fill the hallway in the Red Zone trauma center at the Emergency Room of Grady Hospital in downtown Atlanta. November 2005. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, Files)
July 3, 2012 | Blog
Americans spend more than any other country on healthcare — nearly $8,500 per person. Find out how the we compare to other Western countries and the world.
May 9, 2008 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Exploring how the California Nurses Association is fighting to change the badly-broken American healthcare system. Continue reading

November 2, 2007 | Bill Moyers Journal (2007-2010)

Bill talks about the missing class — the “near poor” — with professor Katherine Newman. Continue reading

September 10, 2000 | On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying (2000)

More and more Americans are looking for opportunities to exert some measure of control over where and how they die. In this program, Bill Moyers unravels the complexities underlying the many choices at the end of life, including the bitter debate over physician-assisted suicide. Continue reading