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April 30, 2010

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI)
The Journal also travels to Iowa where one group has been helping ordinary citizens fight for change for more than three decades.
April 23, 2010

William K. Black on Fraud
As President Obama makes the case for strong financial reform, Bill Moyers sits down with veteran regulator William K. Black, who says Wall Street is already been breaking current rules.
April 16, 2010

Simon Johnson and James Kwak on Bank Reform
How did Big Finance grow so powerful that its hijinks nearly brought down the global economy � and what hope is there for real reform with Washington politicians on Wall Street's payroll? Bill Moyers talks with authors Simon Johnson and James Kwak, two of the nation's most respected economic experts and authors of the new book 13 BANKERS: THE WALL STREET TAKEOVER AND THE NEXT FINANCIAL MELTDOWN.
April 2, 2010

American Inequality
Another study, THE SPIRIT LEVEL by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, shows that the US has the greatest income inequality among the major developed countries. Get the stats and read an interview with the authors.
Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander
In the months before his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had expanded his focus on racial justice to include reducing economic inequality. On this week's 42nd anniversary of King's assassination, Bill Moyers sits down with attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander to discuss how far we've really come as a country, how poor and working class Americans have been falling behind and what America must do to fulfill Dr. King's vision.
Moyers on Inequality
A Bill Moyers essay.
Reflections on King's Dreams
Revisit Dr. King's evolving theories of social and economic justice through his speeches. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay.
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.
Reform vs. Reformation
A Bill Moyers essay.
January 29, 2010

AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka
AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka joins Bill Moyers on the JOURNAL to talk about why he thinks labor remains relevant, how labor has fared thus far under the Obama presidency, and the role he envisions for unions in the future.
January 15, 2010

Moyers on Priorities
A Bill Moyers Essay.
Thomas Frank
WALL STREET JOURNAL correspondent and author of THE WRECKING CREW: HOW CONSERVATIVES RUINED GOVERNMENT, ENRICHED THEMSELVES, AND BEGGARED THE NATION takes a look back at the decade that was.
January 8, 2010

David Corn and Kevin Drum on Big Money and Big Politics
MOTHER JONES journalists David Corn and Kevin Drum offer a hard look at the obstacles to real reform of the financial industry.
Moyers on Greed
A Bill Moyers essay.
December 25, 2009

The JOURNAL Top Ten
View the top ten viewer favorites from 2009.
December 11, 2009

George Goehl and Heather Booth
Organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action.
October 30, 2009

James K. Galbraith
Economic recovery in review. The Dow's up, but why are Main Street Americans still reeling from last year's economic collapse? With Americans still facing rising unemployment, foreclosures, and declining property values, renowned economist James K. Galbraith on whether we've averted another crisis and how to get help for the middle class.
October 16, 2009

The JOURNAL on Community Organizers
Explore a video collection of JOURNAL profiles of people who are making a difference in their communities.
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.
October 2, 2009

David Simon, Creator of THE WIRE (Re-broadcast)
From crime beat reporter for the BALTIMORE SUN to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed The Wire, David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism today.
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