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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Conversation with Bill Moyers – BillMoyers.com

April 1, 2021
The ninth annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture was delivered on February 12, 2020 by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture provides a public forum to discuss the most pressing global issues faced by women leaders today. In addition to exploring enduring questions of human

Voting Rights IS Democracy – BillMoyers.com

March 27, 2021
Voting Rights IS Democracy Two smiling women stand outdoors and hold signs reading “Vote Baby Vote” and “Voting is People Power,” c. 1970. (Photo by Gabriel Hackett /Getty Images)March 25, 2021 There is only one story today. It is not the coronavirus pandemic, although 547,000 of us have died of Covid-19, and a study today

Washington’s Delusion of Endless World Dominion – BillMoyers.com

March 23, 2021
Globe with US highlighted. Photo by Antonio Quagliata from Pexels This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. Empires live and die by their illusions. Visions of empowerment can inspire nations to scale the heights of global hegemony. Similarly, however, illusions of omnipotence can send fading empires crashing into oblivion. So it was with Great Britain in

The Lie That Smolders – BillMoyers.com

March 21, 2021
March 19, 2021 When I see Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and other voices from our right wing, siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin in his demand that President Joe Biden debate him or pretending that the January 6 attack on the Capitol wasn’t a big deal, or Republicans voting to overturn a legitimate election or

On January 6th, the U.S. Became a Foreign Country – BillMoyers.com

March 18, 2021
This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. Just about everyone was shocked by what happened at the Capitol building on January 6th. But as a former soldier in America’s forever wars, horrifying as the scenes were, I also found what happened strangely familiar, almost inevitable. I thought that, if only we had taken our country’s imperial

Georgia Republicans Pass the Most Restrictive Voting Laws Since Jim Crow – BillMoyers.com

March 11, 2021
MARIETTA, GA – OCTOBER 18: Voters wait in line for up to two hours to early vote at the Cobb County West Park Government Center on October 18, 2018 in Marietta, Georgia. Early voting started in Georgia on October 15th. Georgia’s Gubernatorial election is a close race between Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams and Republican candidate

Rethinking Employment in the Biden-Harris Era – BillMoyers.com

March 9, 2021
This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. A year ago, just a few weeks before San Francisco locked itself down for the pandemic, I fell deeply in love with a 50-year-old. The object of my desire was a wooden floor loom in the window of my local thrift shop. Friends knowledgeable on such matters examined photos I

The Pentagon, First, Last, and Always – BillMoyers.com

March 5, 2021
Two U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 331st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly over Southwest Asia, Feb. 24, 2021. The F-15E is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions day or night in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com.

Under the Radar – BillMoyers.com

March 4, 2021
The Roosevelt Institute  Unburdened: How Canceling Student Debt Can Boost Growth, Equity, and Innovation The Roosevelt Institute has been sounding alarms about the mounting student debt crisis for years. Previously, they published briefs on how predatory financial institutions and industry insiders rig the system to extract as much as they can from student borrowers. In

COVID, Russia and Biden’s High Approval Rating – BillMoyers.com

March 3, 2021
Reality Check: COVID, Russia and Biden’s High Approval Rating BOZEMAN, MT – OCTOBER 02: People participate in a protest against wearing face masks outside the Gallatin County Public Health office on October 2, 2020 in Bozeman, Montana. Overnight, it was reported that President Donald Trump along with first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.
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