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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.
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.
December 11, 2009

George Goehl and Heather Booth
Organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action.
Howard Zinn
Also This Week: HOWARD ZINN Renowned historian Howard Zinn has chronicled centuries of people's struggles against oppression. He joins Bill Moyers to discuss the voices of today's people ? facing big interests' outsized influence ? and his new film THE PEOPLE SPEAK
September 18, 2009

America's Workers
Explore some of the crucial issues facing America's workers and priorities for reform. Topics include challenges faced by younger workers, workplace rules, The Employee Free Choice Act, the living wage movement and more.
State of the Unions with Bill Fletcher and Michael Zweig
With public support for labor unions at its lowest point in 70 years, Bill Moyers talks with experts Bill Fletcher, co-author of SOLIDARITY DIVIDED: THE CRISIS IN ORGANIZED LABOR AND A NEW PATH TOWARD SOCIAL JUSTICE and Michael Zweig, director of the Center for the Study of Working Class Life at SUNY Stony Brook, about the state of organized labor.
The JOURNAL on Working America
View a collection of JOURNAL reports on the effect of the downturn on the homefront.
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.
Workers in America
The Living Wage, Employee Free Choice Act and the state of the unions.
March 20, 2009

American Dissenters
Dissident voices from Tom Paine to Ralph Nader
January 16, 2009

Simon Schama
Bill Moyers speaks with historian Simon Schama, who spent months traveling across America in the run-up to an historic election to discover what events in our nation's past can tell us about how we live today and what's in store for the future.
January 9, 2009

Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers' International President
Bill Moyers sits down with United Steelworkers' International President Leo Gerard to discuss seeking economic justice for workers in the middle of an economic crisis and how he sees the future of American manufacturing. Gerard shares his thoughts on how unions will fare under the Obama administration, what kind of stimulus might be needed and what the future of American industry might look like.
November 21, 2008

Last Call for the Bush Administration
Find out what federal regulations the Bush Administration wants in place before they leaves town.
November 7, 2008

American History Lessons
Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia University professor Eric Foner, who specializes in political and African-American history, and Patricia J. Williams, a professor of law at Columbia University.
October 17, 2008

Michael Zweig on The Downturn and Working Americans
Michael Zweig joins Bill Moyers on the JOURNAL to shift the focus from Wall Street to the people who will be most hurt by a protracted recession, everyday workers.
August 29, 2008

Reflections on Labor Day
A Bill Moyers essay.
August 22, 2008

The United States and China
More than 30 years after the Nixons visited China ? where do relations, and finances, stand?
August 8, 2008

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.
June 27, 2008

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.
June 13, 2008

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.
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