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  • January 30, 2014 | Blog

    Thomas Picketty’s book is expected to set off a firestorm in our economic discourse. Continue reading

  • January 28, 2014

    Our senior writer remembers what the folksinger’s music meant to him. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2014

    Two characters from Herman Melville’s novels foretold the dangerous future of American empire. Continue reading

  • January 10, 2014 | Blog

    Mythologist Joseph Campbell talks about how our connection to the universe adds perspective to our lives. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks to Philip Levine, a recent US poet laureate, who explores how his years working on Detroit’s assembly lines inspired his poetry. Continue reading

  • December 27, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Bill talks to best-selling author Thomas Cahill about why Pope Francis has conservatives up in arms, and to Philip Levine, who explores how his years working on Detroit’s assembly lines inspired his poetry. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2013 | Moyers & Company
    A former American poet laureate shares his poetry on life in working class Detroit.
  • December 18, 2013

    Journalist Chris Hedges recounts his experience teaching writing to a class of 28 prisoners at a maximum-security prison in New Jersey. Continue reading

  • November 29, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    In a rare television interview, this visionary author, environmentalist and farmer discusses a sensible, but no-compromise plan to save the Earth. Continue reading

  • November 29, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation. Continue reading