Features related to politics

  • March 2, 2015

    We asked journalist Gene Seymour to choose his ten best list of movies about money and politics. See if you agree with his choices. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2014

    Former gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout writes in her new book that the Citizens United decision is bad for politics and displays a poor understanding of history. Continue reading

  • November 2, 2014

    Dem disgust versus vague Team GOP unhappiness: it adds up to nervous scoreboard-watching on the left side of the national ballpark. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2014

    The author of Dog Whistle Politics argues that naturalistic assumptions about race mislead liberals in their effort to fathom race’s astringent power, shifting the focus from social dynamics to inherited essences.
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  • November 27, 2013

    Our viewers write in with meaningful — and witty — advice on how to keep the holiday from turning into a family drama. Continue reading

  • September 13, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Dave Zirin offers a unique and provocative voice in the world of sports journalism showing how inextricably linked sports and politics are in our lives. Continue reading

  • April 26, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    In this excerpt from Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein’s book, they pinpoint the two main reasons Washington isn’t working: the serious mismatch between the political parties and a governing system that makes it extremely difficult for majorities to act. Continue reading

  • December 26, 2012 | Activism

    Since the advent of the Internet the number of messages sent to politicians has increased dramatically, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the messages are being heard. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    Tony Kushner, who wrote the screenplay for Lincoln, talks about America’s 16th president and “the history lesson of politics.” Continue reading

  • December 21, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    Lincoln Screenwriter Tony Kushner talks about what we can learn from the life and decisions of America’s 16th president. Continue reading