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March 13, 2009

The Great Darwin Debate
Bicentennial reflections on why evolution remains a religious and political flash point in contemporary America.
February 13, 2009

Simon Johnson
ECONOMIST SIMON JOHNSON Former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), MIT Sloan School of Management professor and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Simon Johnson examines President Obama's plan for economic recovery.
January 30, 2009

Crunching College Costs
Both colleges and college students are facing touch economic times. Find out how much will a degree cost...and how much it is worth in the workplace.
Topic(s): economy, education
Vartan Gregorian from BILL MOYERS A WORLD OF IDEAS
Bill Moyers talks the twelfth president of Carnegie Corporation of New York Vartan Gregorian about the perilous state of higher education in America. Gregorian is the former president of the New York Public Library and Brown University.
Topic(s): culture, education
January 23, 2009

Melissa Harris-Lacewell and Patricia Williams
Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia law professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams and Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell about the significance of this milestone and what it means for the future.
Moyers on the Forgotten
A Bill Moyers essay.
December 5, 2008

Playing for Change
Bill Moyers talks with Mark Johnson, the producer of a remarkable documentary about the simple but transformative power of music.
November 7, 2008

Viewers on What's Next?
JOURNAL viewers lay out their priorities for the next administration.
October 24, 2008

Bill Moyers on Non-election News
A Bill Moyers essay.
August 8, 2008

Economist Dean Baker and Journalist Bob Herbert: Facing Up to the Economy
Bill Moyers talks with economist Dean Baker and journalist Bob Herbert about the economic challenges facing the government and the populace.
Moyers on 2008 Interactive Map
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL will stay on the news cycle throughout the 2008 election. Here at MOYERS ON 2008, you can explore big ideas on our issue pages and then respond with your local insights on our interactive map.
July 11, 2008

Deepening the American Dream
A Web-only project that features essays and videos of some of Moyers? notable guests laying out their vision for the future of the American dream.
June 20, 2008

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.
March 28, 2008

The Kerner Commission - 40 Years Later with Fred Harris
THE JOURNAL looks at an update of the Kerner Commission Report, which blamed the violence on the devastating poverty and hopelessness endemic in the inner cities of the 1960s and includes an interview with former Oklahoma Senator Fred Harris, one of the last living members of the Kerner Commission.
February 15, 2008

Susan Jacoby
Bill Moyers talks with Susan Jacoby about her new book, THE AGE OF AMERICAN UNREASON.
January 25, 2008

Katherine Newman on the Downturn on the Homefront
Sociologist Katherine Newman on the global markets' effect on kitchen table issues.
December 21, 2007

Benjamin R. Barber
Bill Moyers sits down with author and professor Benjamin Barber to discuss how he believes capitalism threatens American democracy.
November 2, 2007

Katherine Newman on The Missing Class
Moyers interviews Katherine S. Newman, author of THE MISSING CLASS: PORTRAITS OF THE NEAR POOR IN AMERICA, about the millions of near-poor in America, who are just one disaster away from poverty.
August 31, 2007

Respecting the Dignity of Labor
Talk about economic and employment issues on the blog.
August 17, 2007

Martin E. Marty
Bill Moyers talks with historian Martin E. Marty about his recent book, THE MYSTERY OF THE CHILD.
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