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Morning Reads: Iran Arrests US Journos; Hidden Impacts of Global Warming
July 25, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., addresses supporters and volunteers at his runoff election victory party Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson, Miss
July 12, 2014 | Blog

On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, advocates continue to push a bill to restore a key Voting Rights Act protection. Their latest target is Thad Cochran. Continue reading

A man looks at his cell phone as he walks on the street in downtown Madrid, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. On Wednesday Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said that the head of Spain's intelligence services will address Parliament over allegations that Spain was a target for surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency. He reiterated that if confirmed, such activity is “inappropriate and unacceptable between partners and friends.” (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 11, 2014 | Blog

First it was the banks, now it’s a massive intelligence agency. Continue reading

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler at a panel discussion in Washington, DC, on February 6, 2014 Photo Credit Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa USA (Sipa via AP Images)
April 25, 2014 | Perspectives

A free and open Internet is essential to modern democracy. But that freedom and openness will be maintained only if Americans use their great democratic voice to demand it. Continue reading

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March 14, 2014 | Blog

States are considering laws that prevent private companies from photographing license plates. The companies are pushing back. Continue reading

Edward Snowden talks during a simulcast conversation during the SXSW Interactive Festival on Monday, March 10, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Snowden talked with American Civil Liberties Unionís principal technologist Christopher Soghoian, and answered tweeted questions. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)
March 11, 2014 | Blog

The ACLU’s Ben Wizner discusses his growing concern with our surveillance state, what could happen if NSA programs aren’t rolled back and the deep impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations. Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, during a session of The Last Mile at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 14, 2013 | Blog

New ACLU report documents the disturbing growth of endless sentences. Continue reading

Large sections of pipe are shown on a neighboring property to Julia Trigg Crawford family farm Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Sumner Texas. Oil has long lived in harmony with farmland and cattle across the Texas landscape, a symbiosis nurtured by generations and built on an unspoken honor code that allowed agriculture to thrive while oil was extracted. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
August 26, 2013 | Blog

The energy industry wants to use unmanned aerial vehicles to monitor pipelines. Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 | Blog

Shortly after Governor Pat McCrory signed the omnibus voting bill into law, the NAACP filed suit against the state, challenging it as racially discriminatory. Continue reading

Poll worker Eric Carr, background center, watches a technician for the New York City Board of Elections clear a paper jam in a ballot scanner as voters wait to scan their ballots, at a school in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Nov. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 15, 2013 | Blog

A new study contends that the percentage of black males who voted is even higher than the Census reported. Voter turnout figures look a lot different when you take felony convictions into account. Continue reading

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August 17, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Bill and Khalil Gibran Muhammad discuss what we should learn from our racial past to better understand the present. Continue reading

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August 2, 2012

Meet two women whose rights to vote are jeopardized by Pennsylvania’s strict new voter ID requirements. Continue reading

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May 30, 2012 | Blog
With only five percent of the world's population, the U.S. has 25 percent of the world's prison population.
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May 25, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Larry Siems and Doug Liman join Bill to talk about U.S. torture tactics, and how you can take action to expose them. Continue reading

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