Veterans & War

Whether it’s the memories of D-Day veterans, news from the “forgotten front” of Afghanistan or the toll that fighting has taken on families of troops here at home, Bill Moyers continues to report on the costs of war here and abroad, and the aftermath for the men and women who’ve been able to come back.

EXPLORE Veterans & War

June 17, 2013 | Blog

Perspectives from Robert Reich, Chris Hedges, Lee Fang and others on the story everyone’s tapping into. Continue reading

United States of Surveillance
June 13, 2013 | Blog

Mark Fiore’s “security bear” says domestic spying is nothing to worry about “unless you’re a terrorist, a treasonous leaker or, um, a fan of the Bill of Rights.” Continue reading

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. Clapper delivered the U.S. intelligence community's overview of global threats posed by terrorism, cyber attacks, weapons of mass destruction, the months-long civil war in Syria and the unsettled situation in post-Arab Spring nations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 12, 2013 | Blog

David Sirota argues that the national intelligence director has become our most explicit example of an executive branch misleading those with a constitutional responsibility to perform oversight. Continue reading

still from Mark Fiore cartoon, The Re-Obamulator
May 30, 2013 | Blog

Flying straight out of Mark Fiore’s imagination, President Obama introduces the latest technological breakthrough in presidential transformation. Continue reading

U.S. soldiers and Iraqi civilains topple a statue of Saddam Hussein in this April 9, 2003 file photo. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
May 28, 2013 | Blog

Andrew Bacevich says wars need names, and in the absence of one now, proposes names that might actually explain what’s going on. Continue reading

May 11, 2013 | Blog

How the U.S. government spent seven years and untold dollars to silence one man. Continue reading

April 26, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Glenn Greenwald talks about the Boston bombings and government secrecy, and two political scholars explain who’s to blame for Congressional dysfunction. Continue reading

April 26, 2013

Columnist Glenn Greenwald explains what the Boston bombings and U.S. drone attacks have in common, and how secrecy leads to abuse of government power. Continue reading

April 26, 2013 | Q&A

Robert Greenwald’s new film “War on Whistleblowers” tells the story of four Americans who each paid a heavy price for exposing abuses of power. Continue reading

April 24, 2013 | Blog
Watch a young American-educated Yemeni's Senate testimony about a drone strike on his village.
April 24, 2013

Glenn Greenwald tells Bill we need to investigate why so many people are willing to risk lives and liberty to bring violence to America. Continue reading

April 24, 2013

Columnist Glenn Greenwald describes how, in the wake of the Boston bombings, people formed opinions about the world and government based on little information. Continue reading

Guantanamo Sept. 11 Trial
April 17, 2013 | Blog

A new report from an independent task force finds that the Bush administration committed torture. Continue reading

Amy Goodman reporting in Haiti
April 10, 2013 | Blog

In a wide-ranging conversation, the host and executive producer of Democracy Now! tells Michael Winship why she believes independent media is essential to a functioning democracy. Continue reading

Harper High School; Courtesy of Harper High School website
March 29, 2013 | Blog
Last year, 29 current and recent students of Chicago's Harper High School were shot. Eight of them died. What's it like to live amidst persistent gun violence?
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