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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.
January 22, 2010

America's Energy Challenge: Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson
Faced with the increasing global demand for oil and the threat of climate change, experts say that America needs a new energy policy ? but what are our options? Bill Moyers sits down with analysts Jean Johnson and Scott Bittle to discuss how we can power America's future.
December 11, 2009

George Goehl and Heather Booth
Organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action.
October 9, 2009

Wall Street Reformed?: Simon Johnson and Rep. Marcy Kaptur
Just over a year after economic calamity brought promises of reform from Washington, has Wall Street really changed? Former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson and US Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) report on the state of the economy.
September 18, 2009

Incomplete Conservative Glossary
Asmall glossary here to help viewers sort through the names and ideas discussed in the interview, presented in the order that they appear in the program.
Sam Tanenhaus on THE DEATH OF CONSERVATISM
Digging deep into the roots and evolution of the American conservative movement, Sam Tanenhaus talks with Bill Moyers about why he believes that conservatism is dead and how it might yet come back to life. Tanenhaus is the editor of both THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW and the Week in Review section of the TIMES.
August 14, 2009

David Frum
A Conservative Plan for Healthcare? Bill Moyers sits down with former special assistant to George W. Bush David Frum, who is calling on Republicans to come up with their own plan for health care reform and suggests changes that conservatives can support.
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.
June 12, 2009

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.
May 15, 2009

Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman explains to Bill Moyers how better educated consumers can help build a sustainable economy.
April 10, 2009

Pop Lincoln
View a photo essay of America's number one icon.
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.
William Greider
For years best-selling author William Greider sounded the alarm about Washington's unholy alliance with Wall Street and the failure of the Federal Reserve and other regulators to take preventive measures to avoid disaster. Now, he offers some suggestions to the question everyone is asking: "What do we do now?"
February 27, 2009

Global Gloom
Find out how the economic turmoil is playing out around the world.
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 2, 2009

Remembering Al Meyerhoff
A Bill Moyers Essay.
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.
October 31, 2008

The Economy: Voices from the Moyers on 2008 Map
View a photos essay of voices on the economy drawn from our Moyers on 2008 map.
October 24, 2008

James K. Galbraith
Bill Moyers sits down to talk about the economic future with with James K. Galbraith, Lloyd Bentsen, Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Galbraith is the author of six books, the most recent, THE PREDATOR STATE: HOW CONSERVATIVES ABANDONED THE FREE MARKET AND WHY LIBERALS SHOULD TOO.
October 10, 2008

George Soros
Bill Moyers talks with one of the world's most successful investors George Soros about the global capital meltdown, how he saw it coming, and what can be done now.
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