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June 27, 2008

Contemplating "Climate Security"
Congress has been contemplating global warming ? in the form of the "Climate Security Act. Bill Moyers talks with Senator Barbara Boxer.
EXPOSE on THE JOURNAL: Worker Safety
EXPOS? and THE JOURNAL go inside America's poultry industry, which employs almost a quarter million workers nationwide, to show the reality of working conditions and to investigate how official statistics showing a drop in workplace injuries may have been the result of deceptive reporting.
Moyers on Big Oil
A Bill Moyers essay.
June 20, 2008

Douglas Blackmon on Neoslavery
Bill Moyers interviews Douglas Blackmon, the Atlanta bureau chief of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, about his latest book, SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME, which looks at an "age of neoslavery" that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.
Moyers on Juneteenth
A Bill Moyers essay.
Orlando Patterson and Glenn Loury on Race in America
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL examines racial inequality in America through the prisms of the legacy of slavery and the current socio-economic landscape with perspective from historical and cultural sociologist Orlando Patterson and Glenn C. Loury, an economist and expert on race and social division.
Traces of the Trade: Documentary Preview
Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. Premiering next week on POV on PBS.
June 13, 2008

Campaign Finance, Clean Election and Lobbying Resources
Sites of interest.
Holly Sklar on Work and Wages
Holly Sklar, co-author of RAISE THE FLOOR: WAGES AND POLICIES THAT WORK FOR ALL OF US, discusses what current economic conditions say about the state of the American dream.
LA Labor
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL analyzes the growing inequality gap on the ground in Los Angeles where recently union workers marched to bring attention to how they are getting squeezed out of the shrinking middle class.
Steve Fraser on Gilded Ages
Steve Fraser, historian and author of WALL STREET: AMERICA'S DREAM PALACE, discusses the modern parallels and differences to the first Gilded Age, the big disparity between the rich and poor, and the increasing strain on working Americans.
June 6, 2008

Campaign Analysis from Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Dr. Ronald Walters
The Annenberg School's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Dr. Ronald Walters, director of the African American Leadership Institute and Scholar Practitioner Program at the University of Maryland, contemplate what's next for Obama, Clinton and the rest of the election cycle.
McClellan, the Media and the War
There's nothing new in Scott McClellan's book about the propaganda campaign or the role of the press in selling the war, so why is it such big news? Journalists Jonathan Landay and John Walcott of McClatchy newspapers and Greg Mitchell of EDITOR & PUBLISHER analyze the reaction of the administration and the media to McClellan's book.
Moyers on the Nominee
Bill Moyers on the Democratic Party and its new nominee.
May 30, 2008

Body of War
Enter the story of Iraq war veteran Tomas Young who was shot and paralyzed less than a week into his tour of duty. Three years in the making, BODY OF WAR tells the poignant tale of the young man's journey from joining the service after 9/11 to fight in Afghanistan, to living with devastating wounds after being deployed to Iraq instead.
May 23, 2008

EXPOSÉ on the JOURNAL: Chemicals in Our Food
There may be a potentially dangerous chemical leaching into our food from the containers that we use every day. THE JOURNAL and EXPOSÉ examine why, even though studies show that the chemical Bisphenol A can cause cancer and other health problems in lab animals, the manufacturers, their lobbyists, and U.S. regulators say it's safe.
Help Wanted: A Bill Moyers Essay
A Bill Moyers essay on the administration's record of resignations.
Jeffrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin, one of the most recognized legal journalists in the country, discusses what the Supreme Court might look after the 2008 election. Plus, online tools to help you become a court-watcher.
Memorial Day: A Bill Moyers Essay
Bill Moyers on honoring our veterans this Memorial Day. Plus, resources for veterans and families and how to do an oral history of a veteran in your life — to join the collection in the National Archives.
May 16, 2008

Christopher Edley and Maria Echaveste
Berkeley law professors, and husband and wife, Christopher Edley and Maria Echaveste on their different choices for the Democratic nominee.
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