Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz straddles two cultures while telling the story of America’s past and future. Continue reading
The ways in which a society behaves — how we acquire knowledge and beliefs and disseminate them through tradition, ritual, education and study — has always been a focus of Bill Moyers and his team. Their thoughtful approach to exploring American culture has been illustrated in a number of series and specials through the years, and continues to be on Moyers & Company.
As the Senate debates a new assault weapons ban, it might be wise to watch Bill’s essay, urging us to remember the victims, to reject doubling down on guns, and to work toward moral solutions. Continue reading
There have been an estimated 31 school shootings in the United States since Columbine in 1999. We will hear all these and other statistics in the days ahead and in a week or so they will fade until the next time. Unless this time we stand up and say no. Continue reading
In this Moyers Moment from 2007, political theorist Benjamin Barber describes the holiday tradition of getting consumers to buy things they don’t want or need. Continue reading