Preview: The Fight - and the Right - to Vote
Preview: The Fight - and the Right - to VoteTwo experts on American elections talk to Bill about the plot to keep citizens away from the ballot box.
SCOTUS Eviscerates the VRA in Texas Voter-ID Decision
SCOTUS Eviscerates the VRA in Texas Voter-ID DecisionWith the Supreme Court's latest ruling, Texans' civil liberties are once again under attack.
Marilynne Robinson on Keeping Faith in Democracy
Marilynne Robinson on Keeping Faith in DemocracyPulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson talks to Bill about what the title character of her new book Lila, says about the state of democracy in America.
Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying
Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of SpyingAn interview with Laura Poitras on her latest film, Citizenfour, a journey to the revelation of government mass surveillance and the Snowden era.
- September 29, 2014"I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be," she tells the New Republic.
- September 29, 2014This month, the US Census Bureau revealed that there was a statistically significant decline in poverty last year. Is this worth celebrating?
- Joshua Holland | September 29, 2014It's just the latest chapter in a story of one state's disastrous foray into the privatization of public services.
- Sarita Gupta | Jobs with Justice | September 29, 2014A record number of borrowers are seeing their Social Security payments garnished because their federal student loans are in default.