Stories by Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the host of “Moyers & Company,” airing weekly on public television. More at: subscribe to Bill Moyers's feed

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: Tom Dispatch

The great journalist sounds the alarm about the rise of the plutocracy and the shredding of the social contract.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2014, Source: Moyers & Company

The high cost of turning schools into profit centers.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: Moyers & Company

'Some myths deserve to be broken apart out of respect for the human intellect.'

Posted on: Dec 20, 2013, Source: Moyers and Company

What it will take to build a more just society.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Giroux's new book highlights the rapacious rise of casino capitalism.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source:

A fascinating interview with Sherry Turkle an expert on the growing human interaction and dependence on technology.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Ideology and self-interest trump the facts or even caring about the facts, whether it’s banking, Obamacare or global warming.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2013, Source:

Money distorts democracy. Exhibit A: Virginia.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source:

"Like the die-hards of the racist South a century and a half ago, who would destroy the Union before giving up their slaves, so would these people burn the place down...."

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source:

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

Posted on: Aug 3, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Debates on how to address hunger are filled with clichés about freeloaders undeserving of government help. But the documentary "A Place at the Table" paints a truer picture of America’s poor.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2013, Source:

“To look out and see the best of America convinced me more than anything else that this is the product, this is the work of the movement,” Civil Rights Leader Lewis tells Moyers.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2013, Source: Bill Moyers

So-called "ag-gag" laws have been passed in several states.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2013, Source:

In state legislatures around the country, boilerplate ALEC legislation that dilutes collective bargaining rights, blocks Americans from voting, and limits corporate liability is passing without the public knowing who’s behind it.

Posted on: May 26, 2013, Source: Bill Moyers

Tim DeChristopher bid at auction for drilling rights to protect 150,000 acres of Utah's wilderness -- and paid the price.

Posted on: May 20, 2013, Source:

As long as there are insufficient checks and balances on big business and its powerful lobbies, we are at their mercy.

Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source:

Drop your weapons and celebrate that we live in a country where peaceful change is still possible.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2013, Source:

Columnist Glenn Greenwald explains what the Boston bombings and U.S. se of government power.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2013, Source:

Failed gun control legislation and a fertilizer plant explosion reveal how poisoned by big money our government is.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2013, Source:

With government captured by the very industries it’s supposed to regulate, the time for direct action is now.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2013, Source:

"A petty, narcissistic, pridefully ignorant politics has come to dominate and paralyze our government."

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source:

The Reverend dreamed of economic equality and happiness for ALL.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2013, Source:

A discussion on King’s vision of economic justice, and how so little has changed for America’s most oppressed.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Culture change in the financial world may be coming, but not fast enough says banking expert Shelia Blair.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Global warming is a planetary emergency on that should be on every politician’s mind, so why are any of us still silent? And what can we do about it?

Posted on: Feb 26, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

It’s a wonder all of Washington doesn’t lie prostrate in the streets, overcome by vertigo from all the spinning back and forth.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2013, Source:

The public rescued the One Percenters after the financial crisis and now their wealth is skyrocketing once again. But what about the rest of us?

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source:

Each innocent killed by drone attacks is a victim of hubris.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2013, Source:

Drone warfare says a lot about the society that perpetrates it.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2013, Source:

Americans are getting bilked for second class internet access.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2013, Source:

As Zero Dark Thirty has triggered a debate over torture, hopefully John Brennan's confirmation hearings raise drone critics.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2013, Source:

"The rule of law isn’t really the rule of law if it doesn’t apply equally to everybody," Taibbi tells Moyers.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source:

An eleventh-hour loophole in the "fiscal cliff" deal confirms our worst suspicions about how Congress operates.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source:

It's time to reform the filibuster -- one of the biggest obstacles to the public interest in our government.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2013, Source:

They’re privately protecting their interests as they publicly urge austerity on everyone else.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2013, Source:

"I probably have more influence doing what I do now than I would if I were inside trying to do the court power games that come with any White House...," Krugman said on "Moyers & Company."

Posted on: Jan 4, 2013, Source:

Even life and death are measured by profit margins, so the organization's cure for gun violence shouldn't surprise.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source:

"Democracy aims for a moral order as just as possible — which means laws that protect the weak, and not just the strong."

Posted on: Dec 14, 2012, Source:

The revolving door can be deadly.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2012, Source:

An outrageous media consolidation scandal is in the works.