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Josh Earnest White House Press Briefing
June 27, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week Bill speaks with investigative journalist Charles Lewis about why facts, logic and reason are often missing in the rush to war. Continue reading

Iraq War Card, Searchable database of false statements
June 26, 2014 | Blog

A new interactive database lists the 935 false statements made by top Bush administration officials in the run up to the Iraqi war. Who leads the pack? Continue reading

Reporter James Risen speaks to a television reporter prior to the "Prosecuting the Press" event at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in Berkeley, California, on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
June 26, 2014 | Perspectives

By going after New York Times reporter James Risen, the Obama administration has done more damage to reporter’s privilege than any other case in forty years. Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., addresses supporters and volunteers at his runoff election victory party Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson, Miss
June 26, 2014 | Perspectives

Since Barack Obama’s election, GOP-controlled states have embarked on the most significant effort to restrict access to the ballot since Reconstruction. Continue reading

Josh Earnest White House Press Briefing
June 25, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Investigative journalist Charles Lewis joins Bill this week to talk about why facts, logic and reason are often missing in the rush to war. Watch the full show » Continue reading

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) laughs as he walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
June 25, 2014 | Blog

Many corporations that receive hundreds of millions of dollars a year in federal contracts—including Hewlett Packard, AT&T, and Lockheed Martin—have a history of wage theft. Continue reading

Water vapour billows from smokestacks at the incineration plant of Ivry-sur-Seine in the outskirts of Paris on Thursday, December 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 24, 2014 | Blog

A ruling issued on Monday reaffirmed the agency’s authority to control the pollutants that cause global warming. Continue reading

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his nomination acceptance speech at the state's Democratic Convention, in Melville, N.Y., Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 23, 2014 | Blog

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has become the biggest beneficiary of a state’s campaign finance regulation loophole that he had pledged to close. Continue reading

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June 20, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill continues his conversation with combat veteran and military historian Andrew Bacevich about what America should do in the Middle East. Watch the broadcast interview » Continue reading

Mideast, Iraq, Fighters, Insurgents, Rebels
June 20, 2014 | Moyers & Company

While armchair warriors in Washington cry “back to Iraq,” former combat veteran and military historian Andrew Bacevich says no way. Watch the extended interview »
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June 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

While armchair warriors in Washington cry “back to Iraq,” former combat veteran and military historian Andrew Bacevich says no way. Watch the full show » Continue reading

Marines in Iraq, 2003. Screen grab from "Crossing the Euphrates."
June 17, 2014 | Blog

After the start of the Iraqi war in 2003, US Marines crossed the fertile river as they advanced toward Baghdad. Bill wondered: Did they know its significance? Continue reading

The Capitol Rotunda looms over the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, as the House and Senate resume work in Washington. President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 17, 2014 | Perspectives

These legislators sided last week with 22,000 millionaires over 40 million Americans with student debt. Continue reading

President Bush, right, speaks to reporters during his meeting with L. Paul Bremer, the top U.S. administrator in Iraq, in the Oval Office at the White House Monday, Oct. 27, 2003 in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
June 17, 2014 | Blog

The origins of the current conflict should inform how America responds to this tragedy. Continue reading

Nurses walk under dimmed lighting during 'quiet time' at the Newborn Family Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 16, 2014 | Blog

No this is not a hoax — this really is happening. Continue reading

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