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April 30, 2010

A Bill Moyers Essay
A Bill Moyers Essay
Topic(s): journalism
Barry Lopez
Acclaimed author Barry Lopez joins Bill Moyers to discuss nature, spirit and the human condition. Lopez is an essayist, author and short-story writer, whose many books include ARCTIC DREAMS, winner of the National Book Award and OF WOLVES AND MEN, a National Book Award finalist.
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI)
The Journal also travels to Iowa where one group has been helping ordinary citizens fight for change for more than three decades.
Jim Hightower
Bill Moyers sits down with populist Jim Hightower to look at the history and legacy of people's movements and discuss how ordinary people can reclaim political power.
April 23, 2010

FCC Commissioner Michael Copps
As Big Telecom tightens its grip over broadband, is your access to the Web at risk? Bill Moyers talks with FCC commissioner Michael Copps to discuss the future of 'net neutrality', the fight for more democratic media and the future of journalism in the digital age.
Moyers on Deepening the American Dream
A Bill Moyers Essay.
William K. Black on Fraud
As President Obama makes the case for strong financial reform, Bill Moyers sits down with veteran regulator William K. Black, who says Wall Street is already been breaking current rules.
April 16, 2010

Moyers on the True Costs of War
Bill Moyers on one mayor's efforts to make the cost of Afghanistan and Iraq manifest in his town of Binghamton, New York.
Simon Johnson and James Kwak on Bank Reform
How did Big Finance grow so powerful that its hijinks nearly brought down the global economy � and what hope is there for real reform with Washington politicians on Wall Street's payroll? Bill Moyers talks with authors Simon Johnson and James Kwak, two of the nation's most respected economic experts and authors of the new book 13 BANKERS: THE WALL STREET TAKEOVER AND THE NEXT FINANCIAL MELTDOWN.
April 9, 2010

Andrew J. Bacevich
Historian, international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich returns to the JOURNAL to discuss America's long war in Afghanistan
Endangered Languages
More about endangered languages and the Ojibwe Vocabulary Project.
Louise Erdrich
Renowned for her mastery of multiple genres -- including thirteen novels, poetry, children's literature, and a memoir of early motherhood ? Louise Erdrich discusses how her Native American heritage and unique cultural experience has impacted her life, motherhood, and work
Photo Essay: Louise Erdrich
View photos of Louise Erdrich's family, life and times.
Web Exclusive: Andrew Bacevich Extended Interview
In a web exclusive continuation of his conversation with Bill Moyersl Andrew J. Bacevich reflects on the politics of war.
April 2, 2010

American Inequality
Another study, THE SPIRIT LEVEL by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, shows that the US has the greatest income inequality among the major developed countries. Get the stats and read an interview with the authors.
Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander
In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week's 42nd anniversary of King's assassination, Bill Moyers sits down with attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to discuss how far we've really come as a country, how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King's vision.
Moyers on Inequality
A Bill Moyers essay.
Reflections on King's Dreams
Revisit Dr. King's evolving theories of social and economic justice through his speeches. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay.
U.S. Prisons and Drug Laws
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
March 26, 2010

Gretchen Morgenson
Eighteen months after the economic meltdown, why has Washington been unable rein in Wall Street with serious regulation? Bill Moyers speaks with financial journalist Gretchen Morgenson for a candid look at the obstacles facing substantive reform and what Congress' proposed legislation would ? and wouldn't ? accomplish.
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