Trump is Global Journalism’s American Junk Food
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Capitalism and Climate Change
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Hurricane Katrina and Bernie Sanders: From Neoliberal Disaster to 'Political Revolution'
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The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Rich
The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working RichThe rise of these two groups is challenging the core American assumptions that people are paid what they’re worth, and work is justly rewarded.
- Carla Murphy | Colorlines | March 11, 2015The host of Last Week Tonight explains why the citizens of the American territories like Puerto Rico and American Samoa aren't allowed to vote.
- Katie Rose Quandt | March 11, 2015Find out how the National Institute on Money in State Politics organizes and distributes millions of political finance records -- and how you can use that data to track the money in your state.
- Andrew Bacevich | TomDispatch | March 11, 2015Historian Andrew Bacevich writes that academics "presuming to instruct the mere mortals who actually run for office are a blight on the republic."
- March 11, 2015A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- Katie Rose Quandt | March 10, 2015A weekly roundup of the best reporting on the influence of money on our democracy.
- David Moberg | In These Times | March 10, 2015“This legislation not only demonizes working people — union and non-union alike — it will hit everyone in the pocketbook with lower wages and an economy that’s thrown out of balance.”
- Mark Karlin | Truthout | March 10, 2015Democracy still exists in the US from a technical standpoint. But in practice, the wealthy and the ruling elite use corporate mass media to embed a specific worldview in voters.
- March 10, 2015A roundup of some of the stories we're reading at Moyers & Company HQ...
- Adam Smith | Every Voice | March 9, 2015It's a depressing, real-life chicken or the egg riddle: which came first, the tax plan to benefit wealthy donors or the promise of cash from wealthy donors for a tax plan that benefits them?
- Ari Berman | The Nation | March 9, 2015President Obama and hundreds of politicians marched in Selma this weekend. Will the experience convince more members of Congress to support the Voting Rights Amendment Act?