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April 30, 2010

Jim Hightower
Bill Moyers sits down with populist Jim Hightower to look at the history and legacy of people's movements and discuss how ordinary people can reclaim political power.
April 16, 2010

Moyers on the True Costs of War
Bill Moyers on one mayor's efforts to make the cost of Afghanistan and Iraq manifest in his town of Binghamton, New York.
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 9, 2010

Andrew J. Bacevich
Historian, international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich returns to the JOURNAL to discuss America's long war in Afghanistan
Web Exclusive: Andrew Bacevich Extended Interview
In a web exclusive continuation of his conversation with Bill Moyersl Andrew J. Bacevich reflects on the politics of war.
April 2, 2010

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.
John Nichols & Terry O'Neill on Health Care Reform
Bill Moyers takes a closer look at the newly signed health bill and explores the future of health care reform with THE NATION's John Nichols and National Organization for Women president Terry O'Neill.
Reform vs. Reformation
A Bill Moyers essay.
March 12, 2010

John Sexton
Bill Moyers talks to NYU president and modern renaissance man John Sexton in a wide-ranging conversation about God, baseball, and the importance of thoughtful discourse in society. Previously a champion debate coach and scholar of religion and law, Sexton discusses his unique take on theology, contemporary politics, and the evolving role of universities throughout the world.
March 5, 2010

Marcia Angell on Health Care Reform
Single-payer advocate Marcia Angell on why she thinks the debate over reform needs a fresh look at the economics and delivery of the care promised in the bill.
Web Exclusive: Moyers on Choice
A Bill Moyers essay.
Wendell Potter on the President's Plan
Bill Moyers sits down with former insurance executive turned public health advocate Wendell Potter, who argues that all is not lost in the healthcare bill and details what he likes about the legislation.
February 26, 2010

Theodore Olson and David Boies on Same-Sex Marraige
Once adversaries in 2000's Bush v. Gore Supreme Court case, now two of the nation's premier lawyers ? one conservative and one liberal ? have teamed up to make the constitutional case for same-sex marriage.
Web Exclusive: David Boies and Ted Olson
David Boies and Ted Olson talk with Bill Moyers about the Supreme Court's contentious Bush v Gore decision in 2000 and the court's recent ruling in the Citizens United case.
February 5, 2010

Moyers on Money and Politics
View a collection or reports on the influence of money on American politics.
The Legal Scholar and the Libertarian
Libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar Lawrence Lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effects of money on politics.
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.
Campaign Finance Laws by State
Twenty-four states currently have laws which restrict or ban corporate spending in elections. Below, you will find a list of state statutes that may be affected by Citizens United v. F.E.C.
Remembering Howard Zinn
Bill Moyers remembers Howard Zinn.
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