Features related to surveillance

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.
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March 13, 2014 | Blog

While working on her book, Dragnet Nation, investigative reporter Julia Angwin learned how exposed her children were on the Internet, and ways to protect their privacy. Continue reading

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

Packets containing declassified documents by the Central Intelligence Agency used by Former President Jimmy Carter in his preparation to negotiate what became the first treaty between the Jewish state of Israel and Egypt, sit on a table at an event marking the declassification at the Carter Center, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
March 11, 2014 | Blog

BillMoyers.com spoke with one of the reporters who brought the CIA’s alleged monitoring of Congress to light. Continue reading

A TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden at a shopping mall in Hong Kong Sunday, June 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
February 11, 2014 | Blog

What will it take to change a democracy driven by fear? Continue reading

January 16, 2014 | Blog

Surveillance expert Heidi Boghosian says Obama’s plans for reforming America’s spying program could either help to restore public trust in government or “thin the lifeblood” of our democracy. Continue reading

John and Bonnie Raines, two of the burglars, at home in Philadelphia. (Photo: Mark Makela for The New York Times)
January 7, 2014 | Activism

Vietnam war activists knew they were being watched, infiltrated and undermined by the FBI. But they didn’t know the extent of the agency’s efforts. Continue reading

Tthe National Security Agency building at Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
December 16, 2013 | Blog

Appeals Court Judge Richard Leon writes that the 1979 precedent that was the backbone of the National Security Agency’s surveillance program defense is so antiquated that it no longer applies. Continue reading

December 3, 2013 | Blog

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

Electrical conduits are installed overhead in a server room at Intergate.Manhattan, in New York, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. The 32-story Intergate.Manhattan, once a Verizon facility, will house a one million square foot data center. The Seattle-based data storage company has renovated the building with electrical substations and backup generators above ground level to protect the facility from storm surge damage. The facility will greatly increase the city's computing infrastructure capacity. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 27, 2013 | Blog

With more espionage revelations every day, we have a lot to be thankful for. Continue reading

November 22, 2013

Education expert Henry Giroux talks to Bill about the troubling trend of police arrests in public schools. Continue reading

Germany NSA Spying
November 19, 2013 | Blog

A new poll finds that, because of revelations about NSA surveillance, we’re paying more attention to our social media privacy settings. Call it the “Snowden Effect.” Continue reading

November 15, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill reports back on the thousands of responses he received from viewers on the use of drones and surveillance in the war on terror. Continue reading

Demonstrators march through Washington towards the National Mall to rally and demand that the U.S. Congress investigate the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
November 13, 2013 | Blog

Is the invasion of privacy through surveillance ever justified? Here’s what our audience had to say. Continue reading

November 8, 2013 | Blog

Read the personal stories of people who are agitating for change by standing up for privacy, civil liberties and justice. Continue reading

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