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The Long, Dark Shadows of Plutocracy

From “Moyers and Company,” November 28, 2014 Let’s talk one more time about why inequality matters. Some people say it doesn’t, but they’re living in an ideological fairyland on the far side of the looking glass. In the real world, inequality is a deep and...

Politicians Show Their Gratitude Where It Count$

By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart, a poet wrote, and as this year’s summer winds toward its end and elections approach, gratitude is indeed what our politicians have flowing from that space where their hearts should...

Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

Written by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship. The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “Working for the Few,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In the US, the wealthiest one percent captured 95 percent of post-financial crisis growth since...

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