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When Bosses Push Their Politics

Sunday, 21 October 2012 10:52 By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Co. | Video

Mine owner Robert Murray talks during a press conference at the Crandall Canyon mine near Huntington, Utah in August 2007. (Photo: Kevin Moloney / The New York Times)Mine owner Robert Murray talks during a press conference at the Crandall Canyon mine near Huntington, Utah in August 2007. (Photo: Kevin Moloney / The New York Times)Bill shares his thoughts on corporate executives who — enabled by the Citizens United ruling — strong-arm their employees to vote as they say, from the Murray Energy CEO who reportedly made his workers spend unpaid time at a pro-Romney rally; to David and Charles Koch, who sent anti-Obama and pro-Romney materials to the 45,000 employees of their subsidiary Georgia Pacific; to ASG Solutions boss Arthur Allen, who sent an intimidating email to his employees. Learn more about corporate executives who make politics their company's new bottom line.

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Bill Moyers

A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. In 2012, at the age of 77, Moyers begins his latest media venture with the launch of "Moyers & Company." With his wife and creative partner, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers has produced such groundbreaking public affairs series as "NOW with Bill Moyers" (2002-2005) and "Bill Moyers Journal" (2007-2010). 

For his work, Moyers has received more than 30 Emmys, two prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, nine Peabodys, and three George Polk Awards. Moyers' most recent book, "Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues," was published in May 2011. He currently serves as president of the Schumann Media Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent journalism.


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When Bosses Push Their Politics

Sunday, 21 October 2012 10:52 By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Co. | Video

Mine owner Robert Murray talks during a press conference at the Crandall Canyon mine near Huntington, Utah in August 2007. (Photo: Kevin Moloney / The New York Times)Mine owner Robert Murray talks during a press conference at the Crandall Canyon mine near Huntington, Utah in August 2007. (Photo: Kevin Moloney / The New York Times)Bill shares his thoughts on corporate executives who — enabled by the Citizens United ruling — strong-arm their employees to vote as they say, from the Murray Energy CEO who reportedly made his workers spend unpaid time at a pro-Romney rally; to David and Charles Koch, who sent anti-Obama and pro-Romney materials to the 45,000 employees of their subsidiary Georgia Pacific; to ASG Solutions boss Arthur Allen, who sent an intimidating email to his employees. Learn more about corporate executives who make politics their company's new bottom line.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Bill Moyers

A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. In 2012, at the age of 77, Moyers begins his latest media venture with the launch of "Moyers & Company." With his wife and creative partner, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers has produced such groundbreaking public affairs series as "NOW with Bill Moyers" (2002-2005) and "Bill Moyers Journal" (2007-2010). 

For his work, Moyers has received more than 30 Emmys, two prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, nine Peabodys, and three George Polk Awards. Moyers' most recent book, "Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues," was published in May 2011. He currently serves as president of the Schumann Media Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent journalism.


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