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Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Workers at the plant will decide in a three-day vote Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, whether they want to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)
February 24, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ. Continue reading

President Barack Obama, center, speaks as former Presidents Bill Clinton, left, and George W. Bush, right, listen in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010. Bush and Clinton have been asked by Obama to help with US relief efforts after the earthquake in Haiti. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

The historian says in the ‘Bill-W.-Obama’ era, a neoliberal consensus defines American politics, with an emphasis on an expansive, militarized foreign policy. Continue reading

Chris Ott, right, helps her son, former Marine John Thomas Doody.  J.T., who was shot while serving in Fallujah, Iraq., subsequently suffering an infection and a series of strokes that left him in a coma and relying on a ventilator to survive, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2103, in Riverview, Fla. The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it supports expanding an enhanced caregivers benefit for grievously wounded veterans but only if Congress comes up with the billions needed to fund it. Congress created the program in 2010, giving caregivers of seriously wounded veterans a stipend, health care and at least 30 days of respite care each year. But it was limited to veterans who served after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.  Lawmakers told the VA to study the feasibility of expansion after some veterans groups raised questions about fairness.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 15, 2013 | Blog

Many Americans who go off to fight return irreparably damaged. Continue reading

Job Seeker Brett Culver, left, of Newalla, Okla., formerly of the Air Force, talks with Texas state trooper Deon Cockrell, right, at a Recruit Military job fair in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Although veterans as a whole have a lower unemployment rate than the nation at large, younger veterans who served in the years following the Sept. 11 attacks are having a much harder time finding work. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
November 11, 2013 | Blog

Re-entry into society for returning war veterans is particularly difficult given the current economic climate. Continue reading

Gov. Rick Perry and his wife Anita (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
October 2, 2013 | Blog

A look at what we’re reading this AM at Moyers & Company. Continue reading

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September 4, 2013

Guest host Phil Donahue examines the deadly civil war in Syria and the consequences of another American intervention in the Middle East. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 | Blog

Aware that a changing climate and rising sea levels are bad for U.S. security interests, the Department of Defense is seeking to green the military. But some in Congress aren’t on board. Continue reading

Andrew Bacevich. Photo credit: Dale Robbins
February 8, 2013 | Group Think
The military historian believes the president should outline an alternative path in the region, one that does not place military muscle over diplomacy.
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February 8, 2013 | Blog

In a 2009 Moyers Moment, the filmmaker describes coping with how the Vietnam War desensitized him to killing. Continue reading

Smoke rises from the building of Kabul traffic police headquarters during insurgents' attack, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Taliban insurgents wearing suicide vests attacked the headquarters before dawn Monday, police said, and eyewitnesses heard numerous explosions while a gun battle was still raging nearly four hours later. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
January 28, 2013 | Blog
Afghans feel that one of three undesirable scenarios will unfold once the U.S. withdraws from their country: Compromise, conflict, or collapse
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November 7, 2012 | Group Think

Historian and military expert Andrew Bacevich laments the lack of a real foreign policy discussion in the campaign, but says an Obama presidency means military spending cuts and an end to the Afghanistan war. MORE

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November 5, 2012

If we’ve learned anything from the 2012 race, it’s that American politics have gotten way out of our control. Our guest Tom Engelhardt says that, like our sodas and our military, our elections have become “supersized.” Continue reading

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October 4, 2012

Bill shares the story of a young U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan, arguing it’s time our presidential candidates decisively address the price of our presence there. Continue reading

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July 27, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks to Vietnam veteran and author Karl Marlantes about what we need to understand about the minds and hearts of our modern warriors. Continue reading

Volunteer Dick Lethe serves a holiday meal to homeless veteran Theaudis Brown, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Dallas. November 2006 (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 27, 2012
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