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Bill Moyers: Farewell

“Democracy is fragile, and no one can say with certainty that it can withstand the manifold risks to which it is now exposed,” writes Moyers in farewell. In a quiet … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Bill Moyers, Steven Harper: The Trump-Russia Story Is Coming Together. Here’s How to Make Sense of It

Editor’s Note: The news is coming so fast and furious, from so many sources and in so many fragments, that it takes more than a scorecard to keep up with … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: NRA Issues Call for White Supremacy and Armed Insurrection

The gun lobby’s new “recruitment ad” is really a call for white supremacy and armed insurrection, deliberately crafted to stir anger and fear. Take a look at the ad below … Continue reading

July 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: We Must Have a Special Prosecutor

The firing of FBI Director James Comey makes an independent investigation of Trump and Russia more important than ever. So Donald Trump fired James Comey because the FBI director mistreated … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Video: Facing Evil with Maya Angelou

. In this video recorded shortly after Maya Angelou’s death in 2014, Bill Moyers remembers a conference on “Facing Evil,” held in the Hill Country of central Texas. Evil was … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bill Moyers: Donald Trump’s Demolition Derby

We’re a week into the Trump administration and it’s pretty obvious what he’s up to. First, Donald Trump is running a demolition derby: He wants to demolish everything he doesn’t … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers: Experience Rikers Face to Face

  RIKERS Official Trailer (Email subscribers may click on the title of this article to watch the video.) . Over the years I have landed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Interview with Pema Chodron

Bill Moyers interviews the legendary Buddhist teacher and author Pema Chodron. Ani Pema Chödrön was born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown in 1936, in New York City. She attended Miss Porter’s School in … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

Nelson Mandela on Non-Violence

http:// Nelson Mandela on Non-Violence from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo.                

January 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wendell Berry: The Contrariness of the Mad Farmer

From Wendell Berry: Poet and Prophet, an interview by Bill Moyers. http://

December 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Video: Voter Suppression

Vote. But don’t stop there. Engage, and start the conversation of democracy where you live — in your apartment complex, on your block, in your neighborhood. There is always at … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers, Michael Winship: Don’t Let Them Silence You — Vote, Dammit.

A new nationwide effort to suppress the vote, nurtured by fear and fierce resistance to inevitable demographic change, has hammered the ideals of democracy in the United States. (Photo: Erik … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: Climate Change You Can Believe In

The pain is only going to get worse for us and for future generations, unless we act now. Just as Sunday’s big People’s Climate March and next week’s UN global … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Politicians Show Their Gratitude Where It Count$

As the world burns, our political class whoops it up with the plutocracy, whether in Martha’s Vineyard or at the Kochs’ posh retreat in southern California. There shall be eternal … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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