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July 10, 2009

Health Care Reform on the Table
Public option, single payer, free market ? what are the options now under discussion?
Money, Politics and Health
Trace campaign contributions, ad spending and the revolving door between industry and government
Moyers on Media, Politics and Health Care
A Bill Moyers essay.
Wendell Potter -- Profits or Patients
With almost 20 years inside the health insurance industry, Wendell Potter saw for-profit insurers hijack our health care system and put profits before patients. Now, he speaks with Bill Moyers about how those companies are standing in the way of health care reform.
July 3, 2009

Faith & Social Justice: Gary Dorrien, Serene Jones and Cornel West
Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien for a fresh take on what our core ethics and values as a society say about America's politics, policy, and the challenges of balancing capitalism and democracy.
Food Bank Update
The JOURNAL checks up on the struggle of food banks and soup kitchens around the nation. Find out what you can do to help.
June 26, 2009

Moyers on Poetry
Explore poets and poetry from the Moyers Digital Archive.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
W.S. Merwin, Poet
On the heels of winning this year's Pulitzer prize for poetry, W.S. Merwin joins Bill Moyers for a wide-ranging conversation about language, his writing process, the natural world, and the insights gleaned from a much-lauded career of more than 50 years. W.S. Merwin is the author of 21 volumes of poetry and won his second Pulitzer Prize for his most recent collection, THE SHADOW OF SIRIUS.
Topic(s): arts, literature, poetry
June 19, 2009

Liberia's History
From the arrival of freed U.S. slaves through civil war and beyond.
Photo Essay: Women, War and Peace
View a photo essay of women's peace movements around the globe.
Pray the Devil Back to Hell
The JOURNAL profiles Leymah Gbowee, a woman who led her fellow countrywomen to fight for and win peace in war-torn Liberia, and Abigail Disney, who produced the documentary of their struggle and triumph in the award-winning film PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL.
Women and World Power
Where do women stand in terms of political power? And, find out more about Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
June 12, 2009

Celebrating Thomas Paine
On the 200th anniversary of Thomas Paine's death, Bill Moyers sits down with THOMAS PAINE AND THE PROMISE OF AMERICA author Harvey J. Kaye and NATIONAL REVIEW senior editor Richard Brookhiser, author of WHAT WOULD THE FOUNDERS DO?
Moyers on Gun Violence
A Bill Moyers essay.
Robert Reich
Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich sits down with Bill Moyers to talk about the influence of lobbyists on policy, the economy, and the ongoing debate over health care.
June 5, 2009

Brooke Gladstone & Jay Rosen: Media Analysis
From headlines surrounding the health care debate to media frenzy over Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, NPR's On the Media host Brooke Gladstone and NYU journalism professor and PressThink blogger Jay Rosen sort the messages and spin from the week's news.
Jeremy Scahill on Today's Wars
From a billion dollars sought for embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan to May's highest casualties for US forces in Iraq since September, the wars abroad are taking their toll on our nation. Bill Moyers sits down with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill to examine the human and financial costs of America's wars.
The JOURNAL on War
From the press "Buying the War" to the costs that can't be measured in money ? THE JOURNAL on the U.S. at war.
May 29, 2009

Resources About Torture
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL resources and interviews about torture and the rule of law.
The Geneva Conventions
Explore the history of the Geneva Conventions.
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