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Moyers on America During The Fifty Years He Has Been Variously A Reporter, A Political Spokesperson, And A Broadcaster, Bill Moyers Has Demonstrated A Deep Commitment To Understanding The Workings Of Our Government And The Role Of The Individual In Society His Essays And Commentaries, Such As The Recent Shivers Down The Spine, A Time For Anger, And Journalism Under Fire, Are Argued Over And Passed Along As Soon As They Appear In Print Or On The Internet Identifying What He Sees As A Political System Increasingly At The Mercy Of A Corporate Ruling Class, Moyers Urges A Reengagement With The Spirit Of Community That Makes The Work Of Democracy Possible Not Only A Trenchant Critique Of What Is Wrong, Moyers On Americais Also A Call To Arms For The Progressive Promise Of The People Of America, In Whom His Faith Is Strong.

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Moyers on America
  • Bill Moyers
  • English
  • 13 May 2017
  • 1400095360

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  1. says:

    The greatest sedition is silence Moyers on America is a series of essays, written over an extended period of time, covering a wide range of subjects There is considerable wisdom to be found here, much said about the search for meaning in life, what is valuable, and what is not I found that I was using my book darts very frequently in the single day it took to read this Moyers writes about growing inequality, the forced descent to the Gilded Age era of national rape by the wealthy of the natu The greatest sedition is silence Moyers on America is a series of essays, written over an extended period of time, covering a wide range of subjects There is considerable wisdom to be found here, much said about the search for meaning in life, what is valuable, and what is not I found that I was using my book darts very frequently in the single day it took to read this Moyers writes about growing inequality, the forced descent to the Gilded Age era of national rape by the wealthy of the natural resources and working classes of the country Incredibly, in littlethan a century, the still young revolution of 1776 was being strangled by the hard grip of a merciless ruling class The large corporations that were called into being by modern industrialism after 1865 the end of the Civil War had combined into trusts capable of making minions of both politics and government What Henry George called an immense wedge was being forced through American society by th...


  2. says:

    I was sad to see the last episode of Bill Moyers Journal on PBS in December 2014 I think maybe he ruffled too many feathers with the truth This book is from 2005 It contains essays from the 1970s to the early 2000s The great tsunami that occurred several years ago was helped along by the destruction of coral and mangrove trees that served as natural barriers to water We are a world heading toward failure President George W Bush worked at eliminating taxes on capital gains, dividends, esta I was sad to see the last episode of Bill Moyers Journal on PBS in December 2014 I think maybe he ruffled too many feathers with the truth This book is from 2005 It contains essays from the 1970s to the early 2000s The great tsunami that occurred several years ago was helped along by the destruction of coral and mangrove trees that served as natural barriers to water We are a world heading toward failure President George W Bush worked at eliminating taxes on capital gains, dividends, estates, and interest What s left Workers Contributors paid 1 million dollars to be wined and dined by his campaign Across the street, wounded Iraq veterans paid for their own calls home The pro business magazine The Economist said inequality was increasingthan upward mobility The income ...


  3. says:

    Bill Moyers is amazing This collection of articles and speeches perfectly attenuates every concern a cognizant citizen should have In addition to eloquently addressing these matters, he goes even further to propose solutions to America s gravest social ailments If...


  4. says:

    Not only is this book so incredibly insightful on society and politics and human nature, but it is written masterfully Bill Moyers knows how to tell a story, and his are all true.


  5. says:

    Respected journalist Bill Moyers has an urgent warning for Americans don t let democracy die You have to stand up and fight as if the cause depends on you Allow yourself that conceit to believe in the flame of democracy will never go out as long as there s one candle in one citizen s hand Moyers sees, correctly, that something is deeply wrong with politics today The soul of democracy has been dying, he writes, drowning in a rising tide of big money contributed by a narrow, unrepresen Respected journalist Bill Moyers has an urgent warning for Americans don t let democracy die You have to stand up and fight as if the cause depends on you Allow yourself that conceit to believe in the flame of democracy will never go out as long as there s one candle in one citizen s hand Moyers sees, correctly, that something is deeply wrong with politics today The soul of democracy has been dying, he writes, drowning in a rising tide of big money contributed by a narrow, unrepresentative elite that has betrayed the faith of citizens in self government He exposes corruption in government and fears we are creeping toward an oligarchic society where a relative handful of the rich and priviledged decide, with their money, who will run, who will win, and how they will govern He criticizes the news media as well, showing how cost cutting measures have cheapened news.While Moyers has intelligent criticisms of what s wrong with America, he fails to see thedangerous, looming problem that confronts all...


  6. says:

    I have been an Ardent fan of Bill Moyers, Dating back to his early days as a, Journalist and Documentarian I have found, at a time when so many Citizens, are looking to get Real news and as Unbiased an opinion of that News and the truth of whats going on in our world and our nation, Bill stands out as a Beacon of trust we should seek and want in that medium of Broadcasting and Journalism.Amy Goodman also is one who I would recommend to read and listen to.I learned in this book, the I have been an Ardent fan of Bill Moyers, Dating back to his early days as a, Journalist and Documentarian I have found, at a time when so many Citizens, are looking to get Real news and as Unbiased an opinion of that News and the truth of whats going on in our world and our nation, Bill stands out as a Beacon of trust we should seek and want in that medium of Broadcasting and Journalism.Amy Goodman also is one who I would recommend to read and listen to.I learned in this book, the same things i have come to expect and learn from Bill s writing Truth about our times and people who run our Primary institutions What the Government, and It s roll is, in that process, And weather they re living up to there promise to Govern well At a time when we need transparency in our Major Institutions, Bill offers strong insight,as to how they re doing and what we, as citizens can do,and should to do, to hold them Accountable.He has several other books I d like to reco...


  7. says:

    Unimpressed Sort of like the educated version of Michael Moore s Stupid White Men But I will give Moyers credit for including a couple of stories I ve almost never seen anyone mention LBJ literally taking to bed as in, actually hiding under the covers during the Vietnam years, actively resisting signing the Freedom of Information Act, which Johnson did not support and a moving story about a woman named Haddock who walked across the nation to discuss ordinary citizen s involvement or lack Unimpressed Sort of like the educated version of Michael Moore s Stupid White Men But I will give Moyers credit for including a couple of stories I ve almost never seen anyone mention LBJ literally taking to bed as in, actually hiding under the covers during the Vietnam years, actively resisting signing the Freedom of Information Act, which Johnson did not support and a moving story about a woman named Haddock who walked across the nation to discuss ordinary citizen s involvement or lack thereof with our actual government Her tale was very interesting to me.I will also give him points for providing ...


  8. says:

    Both Moyers and Whitman have helped to reaffirm my thoughts on where I stand in the political spectrum I just recently decided that I would label myself as an independent My belief was that as an independent I would not already be swayed to one party or the other and therefore would have less bias in choosing whom I wanted to vote for So far so good even though I still hold some connection to the Republican camp, of which Whitman has helped me see that there is a large moderate side to the Re Both Moyers and Whitman have helped to reaffirm my thoughts on where I stand in the political spectrum I just recently decided that I would label myself as an independent My belief was that as an independent I would not already be swayed to one party or the other and therefore would have less bias in choosing whom I wanted to vote for So far so good even though I still ...


  9. says:

    Moyers essays, for the most part thoughtful commentary on politics and ethics, were a mixed bag of brief and well written musings on everything from the Euphrates river and what it means to cross it to the decisions of LBJ and George W Bush in the context of their times Some of the material, esp concerning that latter, feels a bit dated in its ire in a post Bush political landscape The gift of Moyers is his breadth he writes of parenting and poetry as easily as investigative reporting and fr Moyers essays, for the most part thoughtful commentary on politics and ethics, were a mixed bag of brief and well written musings on everything from the Euphrates river and what it means to cross it to the decisions of LBJ and George W Bush in the context of their times Some of the material, esp concerning that latter, feels a bit dated in its ire in a post Bush political landscape The gift of Moyers is his breadth he write...


  10. says:

    The bulk of this book is media analysis, and specifically journalism analysis That s an important subject, of course, and one to which we could stand to devotetime Still, I guess I didn t expect so much.All in all, the book was good But depressing Moyers isn t a real optimist about the future of the American people, and frankly I didn t take much hope from the places he claims to take his So, yeah, it is pretty depressing reading Still worthwhile, of course He s an insightful writer The bulk of this book is media analysis, and specifically journalism analysis That s an important subject, of course, and one to which we could stand to devotetime Still, I guess I didn t expect so much.All in all, the book was good But depressing Moyers isn t a real opt...

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