Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com. His previous shows on PBS included NOW with Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal. Over the past three decades he has become an icon of American journalism and is the author of many books, including Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues, Moyers on Democracy, and Bill Moyers: On Faith & Reason. He was one of the organizers of the Peace Corps, a special assistant for Lyndon B. Johnson, a publisher of Newsday, senior correspondent for CBS News and a producer of many groundbreaking series on public television. He is the winner of more than 30 Emmys, nine Peabodys, three George Polk awards.

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defended the agency's net neutrality plan. (AFP-Getty Images / April 30, 2014) Views
Friday, May 02, 2014
How to Keep the Internet Open and Free
Barack Obama told us there would be no compromise on Net neutrality. We heard him say it back in 2007, when he first was running for president. “We have to ensure [a] free and full exchange of information and that starts with an open Internet,” he said in a speech at Google headquarters, the...
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JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, left, and Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein leave the White House in Washington in 2009 following a meeting between chief executives and President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Views
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent
The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “ Working for the Few ,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In the US, the wealthiest one percent captured 95 percent of post-financial crisis growth since 2009, while the bottom 90 percent became poorer.” Our now infamous one...
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Friday, January 31, 2014
Advice to Billionaire Perkins: Time to Shut Up!
There’s a rule of thumb in cyberspace etiquette known as Godwin’s Law, named after Mike Godwin, the Internet lawyer and activist who first came up with it. A variation of that law boils down to this: He who first compares the other side to Nazis loses, and the conversation is at an end.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Gunpowder and Blood on Their Cold, Dead Hands
This grim anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., killings, with 28 dead, reminded us of that moment back in 2000 when Charlton Heston made his
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Thursday, December 12, 2013
The Great American Class War
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Saturday, November 02, 2013
Obamacare: The Right Wing’s Alamo
As Republican members of Congress demand apologies and administration officials dutifully offer up mea culpas for the botched Obamacare rollout, Bill wonders, wouldn’t it be fair to expect just a morsel of apology from the right as well?
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Friday, October 25, 2013
The Lies That Will Kill America
Here in Manhattan the other day, you couldn’t miss it — the big bold headline across the front page of the tabloid New York Post , screaming one of those sick, slick lies that are a trademark of Rupert Murdoch’s right-wing media empire. There was Uncle Sam, brandishing a revolver and wearing a burglar’s mask.
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus – Campaign Cash
If you want to see how grossly money can distort democracy, just go to the state of Virginia, where there are no limits on how big a check can be written for statewide office.
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Monday, October 07, 2013
On the Sabotage of Democracy
BILL MOYERS: And now to the people who refuse to let democracy work. The people who hate government so much they’ve shut it down. Unable to abide by the results of democracy when they don’t win, they turned on it.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Pro Football’s Unsportsmanlike Conduct
When Thomas Jefferson wrote that all men are created equal, his Monticello farm team was obviously not what he had in mind.
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