Moyers & Co.: World of Ideas

By Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | name.
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print
  • Email

Moyers: World of Ideas


How Pop Culture Influences Political Expectations
Saturday 25 February 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview and Video

Film historian and culture critic Neal Gabler joins Bill Moyers to discuss how representations of heroism in movies shape our expectations of a U.S. president, and how our real-world candidates are packaged into superficial, two-dimensional personas designed to appeal to both the electorate and the media. As a result, says Gabler, we never get to the true pressing questions and issues of America. Read more and watch the video ...


Kathleen Hall Jamieson: Campaign Misinformation
Monday 20 February 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview and Video

This weekend on Moyers & Company, Bill asks political communication expert Kathleen Hall Jamieson to analyze the misinformation campaigns of 2012 thus far. Jamieson runs the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, including the sites and Read more and watch the video ...


Bill Moyers: Where the Right Went Wrong
Sunday 12 February 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview and Video

[C]utting taxes on the rich and waiting for the wealth and prosperity to trickle down -- has left her generation of Millennials standing under a spigot someone forgot to turn on. After a few drips and drops, it went dry. So did the very notion of equal opportunity for all. And today we’re living in a country deeply divided between winners and losers. Nowhere is that more evident than in our tax system – so distorted by loopholes, exemptions, credits, and deductions favoring the already rich and powerful that it no longer can raise the money needed to pay the government’s bills. Read more ...


Who Are the Millennials?: Bill Moyers Interview With Heather McGhee
Saturday 11 February 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview and Video

While Republicans are still fighting the culture wars primary by primary, and caucus by caucus, President Obama is campaigning rather feverishly to win back the votes of the Millennials. Who are they? Well, the Millennials are the generation of young Americans born roughly between the years of 1978 and 2000. They are coming now to political maturity. ... This week, we’re going to talk with one the Millennials’ most thoughtful advocates. Her name is Heather McGhee. Read more and watch the video ...


John Reed on Big Banks' Power and Influence

Wednesday 1 February 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview & Video

"Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup Chairman John Reed to explore a momentous instance: how the mid-90’s merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group – and a friendly Presidential pen — brought down the Glass-Steagall Act, a crucial firewall between banks and investment firms which had protected consumers from financial calamity since the aftermath of the Great Depression." Read more and watch the video ...


Byron Dorgan on Making Banks Play by the Rules
Sunday 29 January 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview and Video

“If you were to rank big mistakes in the history of this country,” Dorgan tells Moyers, “that was one of the bigger ones, because it has set back this country in a very significant way and caused so much heartbreak and heartache, and a near total collapse of the American economy. ” Read more and watch the video ...


David Stockman on Crony Capitalism
Saturday 21 January 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Interview

Moyers & Company explores the tight connection between Wall Street and the White House with David Stockman, former budget director for President Reagan. Read more and watch the video.


Jacob Hacker & Paul Pierson on Engineered Inequality
Tuesday 17 January 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Transcript

Bill’s guests – Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson, authors of Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer — And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class, argue that America’s vast inequality is no accident, but in fact has been politically engineered. Read more ...


Bill Moyers: Occupy a Cause
Saturday 14 January 2012
by: Bill Moyers, Moyers & Co. | Transcript and Video

What’s the common cause behind Occupy protesters? The Moyers & Company team visited the Occupy Wall Street site several times between October and December in 2011 — visits that reveal real faces, real people, and a true common cause. Read more ...

Bill Moyers

A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. In 2012, at the age of 77, Moyers begins his latest media venture with the launch of "Moyers & Company." With his wife and creative partner, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers has produced such groundbreaking public affairs series as "NOW with Bill Moyers" (2002-2005) and "Bill Moyers Journal" (2007-2010). 

For his work, Moyers has received more than 30 Emmys, two prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, nine Peabodys, and three George Polk Awards. Moyers' most recent book, "Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues," was published in May 2011. He currently serves as president of the Schumann Media Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent journalism.

Hide Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus