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March 27, 2009

James Thindwa
James Thindwa, whose campaign for economic fairness for working people in Chicago has brought him up against the city's powerful political establishment and corporate giant Wal-Mart.
March 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
March 13, 2009

Karen Armstrong
With economic, political, and social strife across the globe, prominent religious scholar Karen Armstrong discusses our human commonalities and her work on an international charter for compassion. The renowned author of THE BATTLE FOR GOD and THE BIBLE: A BIOGRAPHY, Armstrong is a 2008 recipient of the coveted TED Prize.
February 20, 2009

Parker Palmer
Bill Moyers sits down with Parker J. Palmer, founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, for a conversation about maintaining spiritual wholeness even as the economy and political order seem to come apart.
January 16, 2009

National Service Day - Born Again American
Find out more about the Born Again American film and project and get back to basics by reviewing America's founding documents and the idea of a national day of service.
December 26, 2008

Desmond Tutu and Others
from the moyers files
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of the world leaders interviewed in BEYOND OUR DIFFERENCES. Watch Bill Moyers' 1999 discussion with Tutu about chairmanship of the South African Truth and Reconciliation.In addition, view additional selections on faith and spirtuality from the Moyers Digital Archive.
November 28, 2008

Changing the Way We Eat
Discover innovative schemes aiming to change the way our nation eats. View Will Allen, of Growing Power, a pioneer in the urban farming movement in action. Find out about what Alice Waters, international-known chef and sustainable farm advocate, is hoping to see on the White House Lawn. And take a virtual visit to one of artist Fritz Haeg's Edible Estates.
Michael Pollan's Food Fight
Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy. Pollan is author of IN DEFENSE OF FOOD: AN EATER'S MANIFESTO.
April 4, 2008

David Beckmann - Bread for the World
Bill Moyers talks with the president of Bread for the World about the challenges of combatting hunger. Plus, online resources for aiding the hungry.
March 28, 2008

America's Cities
Find out what America's mayors really want for their cities and from the candidates. Plus, 10 things you probably didn't know about our cities.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker
Forty years after race riots in Detroit, Newark, and dozens of other cities stunned the nation, has anything changed? Bill Moyers interviews Newark Mayor Cory Booker for a frontline report on race and politics today.
February 22, 2008

Sarah Chayes
Sarah Chayes, author and former journalist who has been helping rebuild Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime, with a look at the front lines of America's war there.
November 16, 2007

Recovery Gone Wrong?
THE JOURNAL profiles a group known as the Steps Coalition, which is fighting on behalf of families who are still in need of housing, and examines what's happened to the money Congress sent to rebuild.
Return to Sender
What you can do to limit your catalog mail load and to help conserve natural resources.
September 7, 2007

Mountaintop Mining
As proposed new rules may allow coal companies to expand mountain top removal mining, Bill Moyers Journal reports on local evangelical Christians who are turning to their faith to help save the earth.
Mountaintop Ministry
Allen Johnson co-founded and heads the advocacy group, Christians for the Mountains, an organization that summons Christians to help protect the environment, paying particular attention to the southern Appalachian Mountains region.
July 6, 2007

The Earth Conservation Corps
The Earth Conservation Corps (ECC), a group of young adults from urban DC, works to reclaim a dying neighborhood by providing leadership tools to disadvantaged youth while cleaning up the environment.
June 15, 2007

Grace Lee Boggs
Bill Moyers talks with 91 year old activist, Grace Lee Boggs, about the cultural revolution brewing in our country at the grassroots level.
Seeds of Change by Grace Lee Boggs
A special blog essay by the community activist.
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