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    Alyssa Peterson | TalkPoverty | December 23, 2014
    The reason veterans should not experience poverty is not because they are veterans. It's because no one should.
  • A new born orangutan baby rests on its mother at the zoo in Duisburg, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. The little daughter of mother Amatis was born two weeks ago and has no name so far. She is the 50th orangutan, born at the zoo Duisburg in more than 50 years. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
    December 23, 2014
    A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
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    Sarah Jaffe | Special to | December 23, 2014
    The protests in Ferguson and New York City captured the nation's attention, but there were other demonstrations and initiatives that should not be overlooked.
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    Tom Roston | Special to | December 22, 2014
    In this day and age, the best documentary directors don’t lead with the issue, they focus on story and let the social relevance emerge from the narrative.
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    Frances Fox Piven | The Nation | December 22, 2014
    The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major 20th century struggles for social justice in the United States.
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    Donovan X. Ramsey | Demos Blog | December 22, 2014
    The suggestion that "the cheapest generation" are forgoing major financial decisions because of our values is a stretch.
  • Students march toward the White House, where 400 will be arrested protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. (Photo: John Light)
    December 22, 2014
    A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
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    December 22, 2014
    As 2014 draws to a close, we asked editors, journalists and friends of What story didn't get the attention it deserved this year?
  • A detainee at Camp Delta detention center, Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba.  (AP Photo/Brennan Llinsley)
    Bernard Weisberger | December 21, 2014
    In light of the CIA torture report, it's the perfect time to reflect on Orwell's essay, "Politics and the English Language."
  • U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro leave Nixon's office April 19, 1959, after a two hour and 20 minute chat behind closed doors. The meeting had been listed on Castro's program as a 15 minute visit. In answer to a question, Castro said the meeting had been "very friendly." (AP Photo)
    December 20, 2014
    In this 1977 documentary, Bill Moyers talks to Fidel Castro about communism, President Nixon and American policy towards Cuba.