How to Get Money Out of Politics: Ideas For Change
How to Get Money Out of Politics: Ideas For ChangeEach day over the next week, visit BillMoyers.com to discover ways to fight back against our broken campaign finance system. It’s a fight we can win.
The Awesome Life of an American Congressman
The Awesome Life of an American CongressmanAaron Schock's spending habits say everything about how money is raised and squandered in Washington.
Inequality Is Still a Big Problem, One We Can Tackle
Inequality Is Still a Big Problem, One We Can TackleRising inequality is no more natural than global warming. And just like climate change, it becomes increasingly self-reinforcing, because economic power begets political power.
Mobilizing the Rich to 'Change the Balance of Power'
Mobilizing the Rich to 'Change the Balance of Power'How the Koch Brothers brought together conservative, deep-pocketed donors to defeat the Democrats and combat “public policies that threaten to destroy America as we know it.”
- John Pudner | Take Back Our Republic | February 27, 2015Many conservative reformers aren't worried about the amount of money in politics, but that too few Americans are participating.
- February 27, 2015A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- Michael Winship | February 27, 2015As Commissioner Wheeler explained, "This is the FCC using every tool in our toolbox to protect innovators and consumers."
- John Washington | Special to BillMoyers.com | February 26, 2015"I’m still regarded as contingent, less-valuable, dispensable," writes a University of Arizona adjunct professor who joined the nationwide action.
- John Light | February 26, 2015The whims of our partisan Congress have repeatedly derailed the world’s attempts to tackle climate change. It could happen again.
- Andrew Bossie | Maine Citizens for Clean Elections | February 26, 2015Maine's clean elections worked for several cycles before the Supreme Court got in the way. Now the citizens of Maine are fighting back.
- Rick Perlstein | In These Times | February 26, 2015Rahm Emanuel tried to cast his opponents as corrupt, but it's clear to Chicagoans that he's the one looking out for himself.