SchwartzReport: Bill Moyers and Michael Winship on Government as a Protection Racket for the 1%

A democracy cannot long survive when its citizens perceive the government to be against their best interests Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent BILL MOYERS and MICHAEL WINSHIP – Bill Moyers.com EXTRACT PewOur now infamous one percent own more than 35 percent of the nation’s wealth. Meanwhile, the bottom 40 percent of the …

Jean Lievens: BIll Moyers on The Great American Class War – Plutocracy versus Democracy + Bill Moyers @ PBI & Democracy @ PBI

Bill Moyers | The Great American Class War: Plutocracy vs. Democracy By Bill Moyers, TomDispatch | Speech Excerpt Thursday, 12 December 2013 09:14 I met Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in 1987 when I was creating a series for public television called In Search of the Constitution, celebrating the bicentennial of our founding document.  By …

Yoda: BIll Moyers & Others US Internet Access Slow, Costly, Unfair

Dark, the Force is, in Washington DC. Bill Moyers: Why U.S. Internet Access is Slow, Costly and Unfair >Americans are getting bilked for second class internet access. BILL MOYERS: You’ve heard me before quote one of my mentors who told his students that “news is what people want to keep hidden; everything else is publicity.” …

SchwartzReport: Bill Moyers and Former FCC Commissioner — Big Media Dumbs Down Democracy, Internet at Very Beginning of Its Possibilities

Former FCC Commissioner: Big Media Dumbs Down Democracy By Bill Moyers, Moyers & Company 05 December 12 EXTRACT 1: Moyers: The argument we hear in rebuttal is “Well look, we don’t have to worry about monopoly today, we don’t have to worry about cartels today, because we have the Internet, which is the most democratic …

Worth A Look: BIll Moyers Interviews Neil Barofsky and David Stockman on Crony Capitalism and the Washington Version of Soften Your Stance, Get Gold; Keep Your Integrity, Get a Bullet

Bill Moyers and Neil Barofsky 26 October 2012 Neil Barofsky, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street (Free Press, 2012) Bill Moyers and David Stockman, 21 January 2012 Charles H. Ferguson, Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America (Crown Business, 2012)

Chuck Spinney: Mike Lofgren and Bill Moyers on US Political Dysfunctionality

Mike Lofgren on Dysfunction in Our Political Parties August 31, 2012 Bill talks with Mike Lofgren, a long-time Republican who describes the modern dysfunction of both the Republican and Democratic parties. In Lofgren’s view, Republicans have become overly obsessed with obstructing President Obama, and the Democrats suffer from political complacency. Lofgren’s new book is The …

Richard Wright: Bill Moyers on Politicians and Money Launderers in the Trafficking of Power and Policy

Moyers is a sanctimonious preacher who sometimes speaks the truth. Bill Moyers: “Our Politicians Are Money Launderers in the Trafficking of Power and Policy” Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Public Citizen 40th Gala Washington, DC October 20, 2011 I am honored to share this occasion with you. No one beyond your collegial inner circle appreciates …

Bill Moyers Interviews Andrew Bacevich

The comments expressed in this interview exactly reflect my views–recommended! Bill Moyers Interviews Andrew Bacevich Thursday 2 June 2011 by: Bill Moyers, The New Press Our finest warriors are often our most reluctant warmongers. They have seen firsthand the toll war exacts. They know better than anyone that force can be like a lobster trap …

Video on Reshaping Banking & Political Power: BILL MOYERS JOURNAL | Rep. Marcy Kaptur and Simon Johnson | PBS

One of the better points of this video: How serious is the Federal government about justice in regards to the largest financial crisis in American history? Look at the number of persons investigating and prosecuting mortgage fraud and securities fraud. And until those numbers increase, we will not have justice. Interestingly, Rep. Marcy Kaptur of …

Berto Jongman: YouTube Deep State Commentaries

Best overview of executive secret power and militarization of government. Is Trump going to end up being Cheney II? Phi Beta Iota: Most if not all “Deep State” commentaries are too limited. They focus on the intersection of the secret intelligence community, the complicit media, and selected military-industrial contractors. The Deep State is vastly larger …

Robert Steele: We Are All Black Now, Deal With It! — An Open Letter to Donald J. Trump

NEW SHORT URL: http://tinyurl.com/Trump-So-Black — with a smile, please share. Printable Document at End — May Be Freely Copied in Whole or Part We Are All Black Now, Deal With It! AN OPEN LETTER TO DONALD J. TRUMP  Mr. Trump, You announced your presidential bid on June 16, 2015. Since then I have made multiple …

Michael Maxsenti: Marshall Ganz on Making Social Movements Matter

An important interview by Bill Moyers. Marshall Ganz on Making Social Movements Matter One of Ganz’s themes is the crucial role narrative plays in social movements. “I think it’s particularly important because doing the kind of work that movements do requires risk-taking, uncertainty, going up against the odds. And that takes a lot of hope,” …