Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy - the very system our founders revolted against. See more »
- Paul Krugman | The New York Review of Books | April 16, 2014Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century -- a "truly superb book" -- shows how much today's inequality has in common with what America, France and Britain saw a century ago.
- Joshua Holland | April 19, 2014The connection has been "confirmed by many different studies by different investigators over different time periods."
- Joshua Holland | April 18, 2014Polls show that living wage hikes and paid sick leave bills are popular. So corporate lobbyists have found a workaround.
- April 18, 2014The Nobel prize winning economist tells Bill that America is on the road to becoming a society controlled by those with inherited wealth, like "Gordon Gekko's son or daughter."
- April 18, 2014Bill reflects on the forces that are causing inequality to skyrocket, why it matters and where we're headed in the future.
- Dean Baker | The Huffington Post | April 18, 2014Economist Dean Baker writes that Piketty's book is a bold attempt to pick up where Marx left off and correct what he got wrong.
- April 18, 2014A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- Lee Fang | Republic Report | The Nation | April 18, 2014A former Bush administration aide named Taylor Griffin, who has strong ties with Wall Street, is the party favorite to finally unseat populist Congressman Walter Jones.
- Joshua Holland | April 17, 2014"There are parallels to today, when we see the same kind of hue and cry, and fear that America is turning socialist."