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April 7, 2014 | Activism

Paid sick days leave everyone healthier and happier (except maybe a few corporations). Continue reading

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March 7, 2014 | Blog

ALEC is preparing to launch a new nationwide network that will seek to replicate its influence within state legislatures in city councils and municipalities. Continue reading

Gloria Wist of Lady Lake, Fla., with the Association of Mature Americans, poses for a portrait while attending the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) CPAC
March 7, 2014 | Blog

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

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March 4, 2014 | Blog

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

In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, House Speaker Thom Tillis greets Representative-elects during an orientation session for new House members at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 3, 2014 | Blog

About one-third of North Carolina lawmakers are members of the business-backed, limited-government group Alec. Continue reading

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January 3, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Big money has moved North Carolina far to the right politically but citizen protesters are fighting back against “extremist policies.” See why the conflict unfolding in North Carolina could be a testing ground for what’s to come in every state. Continue reading

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December 19, 2013

Big money has moved North Carolina far to the right politically but citizen protesters are fighting back against “extremist policies.” See why the conflict unfolding in North Carolina could be a testing ground for what’s to come in every state. Watch the full show.

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December 11, 2013 | Blog

Commentary: American Legislative Exchange Council’s behind-the-scenes influence peddling should be getting more attention from the Washington press corp. Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 | Blog

Every news cycle seems to bring another revelation of the corrupting influence of dark money on American politics. Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 | Blog

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

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December 4, 2013 | Blog

The policies advocated by some of the Google’s grantees are in stark contrast with the progressive image that Google has worked to promote. Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 | Blog

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

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Updated November 20, 2013 | Blog

A new report sheds light on a network of dozens of pro-business “think tanks” operating in the states. Continue reading

Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) begins a filibuster in an effort to kill an abortion bill, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 10, 2013 | Blog

Three years ago, a Supreme Court case, the US Census and anti-Obama backlash set the course for an all-out assault on women’s fundamental freedoms. Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 | Blog

Big business has been helping to fuel a tide of legislation to block voters from enacting paid sick day legislation. Continue reading

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