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.
Why We’re All Becoming Independent Contractors
Why We’re All Becoming Independent ContractorsIt's time for federal agencies like the Labor Department and the IRS to protect workers' rights in the "sharing" economy.
The Path to Freedom From Corruption Goes Through NY State
The Path to Freedom From Corruption Goes Through NY StatePublicly financed elections -- and a return to trust busting -- are key to ending political corruption in the United States.
“A Red Letter Day” at the FCC – Net Neutrality Wins
“A Red Letter Day” at the FCC – Net Neutrality WinsAs Commissioner Wheeler explained, "This is the FCC using every tool in our toolbox to protect innovators and consumers."
- John Nichols | The Nation | February 25, 2015Gov. Walker, who is busily preparing a 2016 Republican presidential run that highlights his anti-labor stance, is now all in on “Right to Work.”
- Robert Weissman | Public Citizen | February 25, 2015There is overwhelming popular support for an amendment that limits the power of the elite and returns democracy to the people.
- Gar Alperovitz and Thomas M. Hanna | YES! Magazine | February 25, 2015 | Updated February 26, 2015Publicly owned broadband lets local communities from Iowa to Louisiana control a vital economic resource — rather than leaving it in the hands of a few monopolistic corporations.
- Sara Goldrick-Rab | TalkPoverty | February 25, 2015Critics want a tuition plan that focuses solely on low-income students. Obama's plan is broader than that, but does provide the greatest benefit to those who need it most.
- February 25, 2015A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- Michael Winship | February 25, 2015The waiting's nearly over. February 26 is the day the FCC takes a stand on an Open Internet for all.
- Adam Federman | Earth Island Journal | February 24, 2015On the Gulf Coast, activists are working to unite communities to protect their environments.
- Katie Rose Quandt | February 24, 2015The best reporting on the influence of money on our democracy. This week: Hillary Clinton tackles Silicon Valley and John Oliver tackles judicial elections.
- Paul S. Ryan | Campaign Legal Center | February 24, 2015Hard to believe another presidential race has begun, but prospective candidates are wasting no time in pursuit of campaign funding loopholes.
- Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson | Special to Billmoyers.com | February 24, 2015Rising inequality is no more natural than global warming. And just like climate change, it becomes increasingly self-reinforcing, because economic power begets political power.