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Neat seeing @CoveringClimate settle in for the long haul after pre-#covid19 launch propelled by @BillMoyers. Great reporting is spreading so hoping @GlobalPress @ClimateNewsAfr1 @soljourno etc. spread word and apply. Here's a recent status report from co-founder @markhertsgaard⤵️ twitter.com/CoveringClimat…
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CALLING ALL JOURNALISTS! Announcing the @CoveringClimate Now Journalism Awards. Honoring great storytelling that is rooted in science, humanizes climate change, empowers audiences, and holds power to account. Apply today: bit.ly/3nIFrbI RT + help us spread the word!
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"The combined coverage of #climatechange by the three major networks and Fox fell from just 260 minutes in 2017 to a mere 142 minutes in 20l8—a drop of 45%, reported the watchdog group Media Matters," says @BillMoyers. They've been "shamelessly AWOL." thenation.com/article/archiv…
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HAVE YOU HEARD?? The first annual Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards, presented w/ @CJR, will honor exemplary coverage of the defining story of our time! Journalists from every corner of the newsroom are invited to submit. Entries accepted until 6/1. coveringclimatenow.org/covering-clima…
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We're taking a break from producing new content, but please visit BillMoyers.com to explore the Moyers Archive with video interviews, articles and interactive features relevant to today's news. Start with the timeline of Bill's journalism here: billmoyers.com/timeline.
#ThePlaceThatMakesUs follows a new generation of Youngstown, Ohio residents-turned-activists, who work to shape a bright future for the post-industrial city they call home. @americareframed’s @ytownfilm premieres on 3/30 at 8/7c on @worldchannel bit.ly/ARF_TPTMakesUs
In FAST FORWARD, the participants, all millennials or baby boomers, are put through an accelerated aging process. Wearing MIT’s Aging Suits and professional aging makeup, they get a first-hand look into what old age is really like. #FastFWDonPBS bit.ly/2Pj9ABr
“Certainly for AAPIs who may not have been involved before, this is a wake up call to say, ‘You need to be involved.’” — @RepJudyChu #EnoughIsEnough bit.ly/31cC3M7
Today is David Suzuki's 85th birthday. Happy birthday David! 🎂 We're celebrating by re-watching his conversation with Bill Moyers from the#MoyersArchivee. Join us!#climatechangeebit.ly/3tRdr7GV
Tonight @PBS: "If you knew today in your early 40s what you’ll know when you’re 80, what would you do differently?” Follow four families as they face the physical realities of aging and what it takes to age with empathy, dignity and support. Watch trailer: billmoyers.com/story/watch-fa…
🚨 SCOOP: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will unveil the largest rollback of consumer mail services in a generation as part of his 10-year plan for USPS including: - longer first-class mail delivery times - reduced post office hours - higher prices. washingtonpost.com/business/2021/…P
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While 87% of Democrats think what Trump did was wrong and that he should have been convicted of inciting the insurrection, 66% of people who believe that Trump won the election say that the riot at the Capitol is getting too much attention. bit.ly/3rfKDE6
January 6, 2021. Psychiatrist and professor @BandyXLee1 saw it coming. This week she sued Yale because she was fired for saying so. PODCAST: Bill Moyers talks with Dr. Bandy Lee About THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP billmoyers.com/story/podcast-… via @BillMoyers
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For two decades, as China climbed, step by step, toward global eminence, Washington’s inside-the-Beltway power elite was blinded by its overarching dreams of eternal military omnipotence. — Alfred McCoy billmoyers.com/story/washingt…
In this documentary that originally aired in 2007, Moyers investigates Big Media’s role as cheerleader in the clamor for war in the months preceding the March 19, 2003 invasion. How did the mainstream press get it so wrong in the run-up to the Iraq War? billmoyers.com/content/buying…
I wrote something about the rawness of living through this week and the reality, too often dismissed or distorted, of being an Asian-American woman newyorker.com/news/daily-com…
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For so long, we’ve thought keeping our heads down and being invisible in America might help us gain acceptance — but the recent wave of racist violence has shattered that myth buzzfeednews.com/article/veness… via @BuzzFeedNews
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Modern voter intimidation combines the latest technology and the worst pathologies of our current era. billmoyers.com/story/voting-r…
Streaming free on @PBS in response to the Atlanta shootings. Docuseries ASIAN AMERICANS traces the roots of systemic racism and violence, and how Asian Americans fought for justice. pbs.org/show/asian-ame… #AsianAmPBS #StopAsianHate
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Voter turnout in the election was 66.3%—the highest since 1900. Trump & his supporters learned a valuable lesson. It’s much harder to overturn the results of an election than it is to simply prevent the “wrong people” from voting in the first place. billmoyers.com/story/voting-r…
"Since when have we cared if a US president lies to incite an illegal insurrection? In all honesty, our commanders-in-chief have been doing so abroad for generations with complete impunity." -Kevin Tillman, Pat Tillman’s brother & former US Army Ranger billmoyers.com/story/on-janua…
CORRECTION: We tweeted yesterday that an investigation by AG #MerrickGarland had been "launched" into the Federalist Society and dark money in the court system. This was in error. That inaccurate tweet has been deleted. Full story: bit.ly/3vICqMn
CORRECTION: Jumped the gun on this tweet. The investigation has not been "launched," but rather requested by @SenWhitehouse. There is no indication yet as to whether AG #MerrickGarland will take up the investigation. Here's the letter: theguardian.com/us-news/2021/m…
We must fight on several fronts, say voting rights experts from @FSFP. Together, we can ensure free and fair elections in the United States. Here's how: billmoyers.com/story/voting-r…
Our piece published by @BillMoyers tonight. @ronfein @bentclements We must keep fighting to protect the right to vote and our democracy. And, the Senate must end the filibuster and pass the For the People Act now. @FSFP billmoyers.com/story/voting-r… via @BillMoyers
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While it is the Kavanaugh story is getting media attention, the longer story is about whether our courts have been bought. billmoyers.com/story/big-mone…
Since WWII, the United States has interfered in countless elections in nations all over the world. Is it really a surprise that the same moral rot would find its its way home? writes Kevin Tillman, Pat Tillman’s brother & former US Army Ranger billmoyers.com/story/on-janua…
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has asked AG #MerrickGarland to investigate SCOTUS Justice Brett Kavanaugh over debts he had that disappeared after he took the bench. It's part of a larger investigation into the role of big money in our justice system. billmoyers.com/story/big-mone…
As Trump politicized the pandemic and attacked China, hate crimes against Asian-Americans began to rise; there were about 3800 of them between March 19, 2020 and February 28, 2021. In cities, hate incidents increased by 150% billmoyers.com/story/calling-…
For decades, child advocates decried the scandal of extreme child poverty, pushing for the expansion of the Child Tax Credit. In recent years, others pushed for a universal basic income. Well, we just got both. And the brilliance is in the details. billmoyers.com/story/bidens-c…
"The idea that January 6th was something new for this country and so a unique affront to the American idea of democracy, not to speak of common decency, was simply wrong," writes Kevin Tillman, Pat Tillman’s brother & former US Army Ranger billmoyers.com/story/on-janua…
The presidential inauguration was less than two months ago, and yet voting rights are already under serious threat around the country. Three experts weigh in. billmoyers.com/story/voting-r…
The Georgia legislation and the Senate rules might seem unrelated, but to @staceyabrams, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 2018 and founder of the voting rights group @fairfightaction, they’re directly connected, writes @AriBerman bit.ly/3eKe4LU
What American history shows is that since the time of Abraham Lincoln, in periods of economic turmoil, major infrastructure building or rebuilding will not only pay for itself but support the economy for generations to come, writes @nomiprins. bit.ly/312LhKt
If you watched news about climate change on TV last year, chances are you saw a white man on-screen. twitter.com/grist/status/1…
I’ll be blunt: We need your help. Though the news cameras have left, our sanctuary still lies in ashes. And this beautiful congregation deserves resurrection. So please, come celebrate! Help us rise in gorgeous song and prophetic calls for justice: bit.ly/help-us-rise
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Despite the voter suppression efforts, threats of voter intimidation & a raging pandemic, the people of the United States participated in record numbers in last November’s election. And they voted Trump out. Trump supporters learned a valuable lesson. billmoyers.com/story/voting-r…
If you've seen the excellent @JATBMFilm, just nominated for #Oscars2021 Best Picture, here's the history of how Americans found out about the FBI's #COINTELPRO program that spied on activists like #BlackPanther Fred Hampton. billmoyers.com/story/the-burg…
The Georgia legislation and the Senate rules might seem unrelated, but to @staceyabrams, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 2018 and founder of the voting rights group @fairfightaction, they’re directly connected, writes @AriBerman bit.ly/3eKe4LU
Before the election, Biden called out the Saudis: "Never again," he vowed, would Washington “check its principles at the door just to buy oil or sell weapons.” If he was in charge, things would change. But it turns out not so much, writes Andrew Bacevich bit.ly/38AFXCA
“This isn’t about retribution or revenge,” Abrams says. “This is about protection of the fundamentals of our nation.” bit.ly/3eKe4LU
Andrew Bacevich takes a look at Biden's national security team and sees a lot of familiar faces. bit.ly/38AFXCA
"Predators like Carl Icahn, Nelson Peltz, and Daniel Loeb are the new Koch brothers." The hedge fund activists wrecking America’s Green New Deal. bit.ly/3cuULnd
The Georgia legislation and the Senate rules might seem unrelated, but to @staceyabrams, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 2018 and founder of the voting rights group @fairfightaction, they’re directly connected, writes @AriBerman billmoyers.com/story/stacey-a…
The Republican drive to pass voter suppression laws speeds up. billmoyers.com/story/jim-crow…
"What does it mean when conservatives preach the immeasurable value of labor, while insisting that its most basic price in the marketplace shouldn’t rise above $7.25 per hour?" billmoyers.com/story/rethinki…
“Every single metric of voter access that has been a good in Georgia is now under attack,” says @staceyabrams. billmoyers.com/story/georgia-…
Bill Moyers interviewed filmmaker Peter Nelson as part of the Moyers on Democracy podcast last summer about @pollinatorsfilm and the lives of bees. Listen here: billmoyers.com/story/the-poll… And ZOOM IN tomorrow night for a live screening and Q&A! #bees twitter.com/NRDC/status/13…
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