Moyers & Company
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12. The Lemon-AIDS Walk
aired: Wed, Feb 22, 2006
Writer Sherman Alexie describes living outside tribal lines.
11. Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
aired: Sat, Nov 14, 1936
Dr. King's other dream: economic justice.
10. You May Now Flav the Bride
aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2005
Fifty years after a landmark decision to give the poor their day in court, they still can't afford justice.
9. Walkathon, Temporary Insanity, Tainted Meat, Dream On, and Beaverly Buttbillies
aired: Mon, Mar 8, 1993
Avarice, Banks, and Capitalism: The ABCs of Economic Inequality.
8. The Family that Flavs Together Stays Together
aired: Sun, Mar 27, 2005
The onslaught of creationism and the challenges of free thinking in America.
Show 207: Taming Capitalism Run Wild
aired: Sun, Sep 4, 2005
Even as President Obama's talking points champion the middle class and condemn how our economy caters to the very rich, the truth behind modern American capitalism is a story of continued inequality and hardship. Even a modest increase in the minimum wage -- as suggested by the president -- faces opposition from those who apparently pledge allegiance first and foremost to America's wealthy and powerful.
6. Ghostesses in the Slot Machine
aired: Wed, Nov 30, 2005
Is it too late to save Democracy from Big Money? Fighting for our future.
5. Romantic Getaway
aired: Sun, Aug 14, 2005
Why America's Internet access is slow, expensive... and unfair.
4. Are Drones Destroying our Democracy?
aired: Fri, Feb 1, 2013
In the fight against terrorism, the American military's escalating drone program has become the face of our foreign policy in Pakistan, Yemen and parts of Africa. And while the use of un-manned drones indeed protects American soldiers, the growing number of casualties -- which include civilians as well as suspected terrorists -- has prompted a United Nations investigation into both the legality and the deadly toll of these strikes.
3. What's Fueling the Modern Abortion Debate?
aired: Fri, Jan 25, 2013
Public support and political hate behind the modern abortion rights debate.
2. Fighting the Filibuster
aired: Fri, Jan 18, 2013
Our last stand to fight the filibuster and save democracy.
1. Paul Krugman on Why Jobs Come First
aired: Fri, Jan 11, 2013
Paul Krugman on our need to create jobs.
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42. Ending the Silence on Climate Change
aired: Fri, Jan 4, 2013
Why climate change gets the silent treatment.
41. Rewriting the Story of America
aired: Fri, Dec 28, 2012
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz straddles two cultures while telling the story of America's past and future.
40. What We Can Learn from Lincoln
aired: Fri, Dec 21, 2012
Tony Kushner on what we still can learn from Lincoln.
39. Fiscal Cliffs and Fiscal Realities
aired: Fri, Dec 14, 2012
Why the fiscal cliff is merely a phantom menace -- and what we should be talking about instead.
38. Big Media's Power Play
aired: Fri, Dec 7, 2012
How the FCC is poised to help Big Media seize more control over your airwaves.
37. Hurricanes, Capitalism & Democracy
aired: Fri, Nov 16, 2012
Naomi Klein explains how Hurricane Sandy can spur economic and political transformation in America.
36. The Election is Over -- Now What?
aired: Fri, Nov 9, 2012
The election is over. What's next for America?
35. What Did the Debates Tell Us?
aired: Fri, Oct 26, 2012
Reality-checking the debates and banking reform.
34. Plutocracy Rising
aired: Fri, Oct 19, 2012
How far America's mega-wealthy will go to keep the One Percent in charge.
33. Justice Not Politics
aired: Fri, Oct 12, 2012
Protecting our courts from predatory politics, and watching climate change in action.
32. Hispanic America's Turn
aired: Fri, Oct 5, 2012
Univision's Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on Hispanic influence and power in America.
31. United States of ALEC
aired: Fri, Sep 28, 2012
Revealing the hidden world of ALEC -- the scheme to remake America, one state house at a time.
30. Elections for Sale
aired: Fri, Sep 21, 2012
How American elections are bought and sold, who covers the cost, and how the rest of us pay the price.
29. The One-Percent Court
aired: Fri, Sep 14, 2012
The unchecked power of the one-percent court.
28. Challenging Power, Changing Politics
aired: Fri, Sep 7, 2012
Challenging power and changing politics.
27. The Resurrection of Ralph Reed
aired: Fri, Aug 31, 2012
The resurrection of Ralph Reed: revolution or racket?
26. Nuns, Faith, and Politics
aired: Fri, Aug 24, 2012
Nuns hit the highway on a controversial road trip of faith and politics.
25. Suppressing the Vote
aired: Fri, Aug 3, 2012
How voter ID laws are suppressing the vote.
24. What It's Like to Go to War
aired: Fri, Jul 27, 2012
America has been at war for over a decade now, with millions of soldiers having seen death and dying up close in Afghanistan and Iraq. But most Americans, watching comfortably on their TVs and computers, witness mostly to statistics, stump speeches, and "expert" rhetoric, don't get what's really going on there.
23. Moyers & Company: America's 'Sacrifice Zones'
aired: Fri, Jul 20, 2012
Calling attention to America's 'sacrifice zones' with journalist Chris Hedges.
22. Banking on Greed
aired: Fri, Jul 13, 2012
The uphill fight to make banks honest and accountable.
21. Is Labor a Lost Cause?
aired: Fri, Jul 6, 2012
With a sharp decline in union membership, a legion of new enemies, and a series of legal and legislative setbacks, can unions rebound and once again act strongly in the interest of ordinary workers?
20. Confronting the Contradictions of America's Past
aired: Fri, Jun 29, 2012
Confronting the Contradictions of America's Past.
19. How Big Banks Victimize Our Democracy
aired: Fri, Jun 22, 2012
For how long and in how many ways are average Americans going to pay the price for big bank hubris, with our own government acting as accomplice?
18. Dark Money in Politics
aired: Fri, Jun 15, 2012
Shining light on the dark money corrupting elections and democracy.
17. Reckoning with Torture
aired: Fri, May 25, 2012
Larry Siems and Doug Liman join Bill Moyers to talk about what we should be learning from and doing about U.S. torture tactics.
16. Tom Morello: A Troubadour for Justice
aired: Fri, May 18, 2012
Tom Morello is the Harvard-educated guitarist who played for Rage Against the Machine, and then for Audioslave. Rolling Stone chose his album "World Wide Rebel Songs" as one of the best of 2011, and named him one of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time
15. Fighting for Fair Play on TV and Taxes
aired: Fri, May 11, 2012
Bill and media decoder Kathleen Hall Jamieson take a closer look at the role media misinformation will play in the Obama vs. Romney TV ad slugfest. Bill also talks to RoseAnn DeMoro about the Robin Hood Tax.
14. Moyers & Company: Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border
aired: Fri, May 4, 2012
Understanding the border culture between Mexico and the United States with storyteller Luis Alberto Urrea.
13. Moyers & Company: Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble
aired: Fri, Apr 27, 2012
Moyers talks with Marty Kaplan, director of USC's Norman Lear Center, about how taking news out of the journalism box and placing it in the entertainment box hurts democracy and allows special interest groups to manipulate the system.
12. Moyers & Company: The Case for Old-School Faith & Politics
aired: Fri, Apr 20, 2012
Two movements once at the vital center of our society, liberal politics and American Christianity have gone astray, says Eric Alterman (left-wing) and Ross Douthat (right-wing). Each discusses the implications of this wayward course on U.S. Democracy.
11. Moyers & Company: An Optimist for Our Times
aired: Fri, Apr 13, 2012
Angela Blackwell advocates practical ways to achieve "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" for all. Now, with our middle class struggling, poverty rising, and inequality growing, the CEO of PolicyLink finds reasons for hope in these hard realities
10. Moyers & Company: Gambling with Your Money
aired: Fri, Apr 6, 2012
You'd think after such a calamitous economic fall, there'd be a consensus on reinforcing the protections that keep us safe. But the opposite is happening. Business and political forces, including mercenary lobbyists, are trying to destroy these safeguards.
9. Moyers & Company: Social Activism 2.0 - How citizens are standing up for democracy
aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012
American history is rich with stories of social change inspired by the actions of motivated individuals and organized groups. Today's activists are no different -- facing long odds against powerful and systemic special interests.
8. Moyers & Company: Moving Beyond War
aired: Fri, Mar 23, 2012
Moving beyond war: A new vision for America's global role
7. Moyers & Company: Where Do Movies End and Politics Begin?
aired: Fri, Feb 24, 2012
Where do movies end and politics begin -- does it matter?
6. Moyers & Company: Decoding the Campaigns
aired: Fri, Feb 17, 2012
Decoding the languages of politics and poetry.
5. Moyers & Company: Economic Malpractice and the Millennials
aired: Fri, Feb 10, 2012
How economic inequality destroys opportunity for the millennial generation.
4. Moyers & Company: How Do Conservatives and Liberals See the World?
aired: Fri, Feb 3, 2012
Our country is more politically polarized than ever. Is it possible to agree to disagree and still move on to solve our massive problems? Moyers and moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt talk about the psychological underpinnings of our contentious culture.
3. Moyers & Company: How Big Banks are Rewriting the Rules of our Economy
aired: Sun, Jan 29, 2012
How Big Banks are Rewriting the Rules of our Economy: Former Citigroup CEO John Reed on unmitigated corporate influence and his own regrets.
2. Moyers & Company: Crony Capitalism
aired: Sun, Jan 22, 2012
Crony Capitalism: Bill Moyers and former White House budget director David Stockman on the all-too-cozy relationship between Washington and Wall Street.
1. Moyers & Company: On Winner-Take-All Politics
aired: Sun, Jan 15, 2012
On Winner-Take-All Politics: Bill Moyers explores how America's vast inequality didn't just happen, it's been politically engineered.
Moyers & Company: How People Power Generates Change
aired: Fri, May 10, 2013
Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel Laforest and Madeline Janis describe how organized people can successfully fight organized money to deliver social change.
Moyers & Company: Trading Democracy for ‘Security’
aired: Thu, Apr 25, 2013
Columnist Glenn Greenwald talks about the Boston bombings and government secrecy, and political scholars Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann explain why Congress fails us.
Moyers & Company: A Mother Fights Toxic Trespassers
aired: Fri, Apr 19, 2013
Biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber discusses her fight against fracking and the toxic trespassers she says are contaminating our air, water, and food, and threatening our children’s health.
Moyers & Company: Living Outside Tribal Lines
aired: Fri, Apr 12, 2013
A hard look at the state of American economic inequality, and writer Sherman Alexie on living in two different cultures at the same time.
Moyers & Company: MLK’s Dream of Economic Justice
aired: Fri, Apr 5, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch and author and theologian James Cone join Bill to discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of economic justice, and why so little has changed for America’s most oppressed.
Moyers & Company: And Justice for Some
aired: Fri, Mar 29, 2013
Fifty years after a landmark decision to give the poor their day in court, they still can’t afford justice.
Moyers & Company: What Has Capitalism Done for Us Lately?
aired: Fri, Mar 22, 2013
Bill takes a close look at avarice, banks, and capitalism -- the ABCs of economic inequality -- with insight from Sheila Bair and Richard Wolff.
Moyers & Company: Ending the Silence on Climate Change
aired: Thu, Mar 14, 2013
Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, describes his efforts to galvanize communities over what’s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. A specialist in the psychology of risk perception, Leiserowitz knows better than anyone if people are willing to change their behavior to make a difference.
Moyers & Company: What We Can Learn From Lincoln
aired: Sat, Mar 9, 2013
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, who wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Lincoln, talks about finding the man inside the monument, and what Abraham Lincoln -- 147 years after his death -- can still teach us all about politics, compromise, and the survival of American democracy.
Moyers & Company: Fighting Creeping Creationism
aired: Fri, Mar 1, 2013
Anti-creationism activist Zack Kopplin joins Bill to talk about fighting laws and voucher programs that let publicly-funded creationist curriculum in the back door of American classrooms. Also on the program, journalist and historian Susan Jacoby talks about the role secularism and intellectual curiosity have played throughout America’s history.
Moyers & Company: Taming Capitalism Run Wild
aired: Mon, Feb 25, 2013
Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism’s wake, and discusses how to battle for economic justice. Also on the broadcast, activist and author Saru Jayaraman marches on Washington with restaurant workers struggling to make ends meet, and talks about how we can best support their right to a fair wage.