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In this April 19, 2011, file photo, a member of the National Guard checks on his colleague inside a Border Patrol Skybox near the Hidalgo International Bridge in Hidalgo, Texas. National Guard members along the Texas-Mexico border assist Border Patrol by surveying the terrain from the tower.
July 16, 2014 | Blog

Increasingly, the border is becoming a militarized state occupied by a standing army. Continue reading

Election worker Dorothy Davis checks a voter's ID at a polling place in Little Rock, Ark., for Arkansas' party primary elections Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
June 7, 2014 | Blog

A number of states have moved to expand access to the ballot in 2014. Many glitches have also developed as states implement new restrictions for the first time this year. Continue reading

People gather at the state capitol building in Columbus, Ohio following a 2004 march sponsored by the Ohio Voter Protection Coalition. October 2004. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)
May 23, 2014 | Blog

A bill to restore many of the VRA’s key protections remains stalled in Congress. The House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte is yet to hold a hearing on the measure. Continue reading

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April 1, 2014 | Blog

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

Jo Beaudry holds up a sign as she joins nearly 250 gay rights supporters protesting SB1062 at the Arizona Capitol, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Phoenix. The protesters gathered demanding Gov. Jan Brewer veto legislation that would allow business owners to refuse to serve gays by citing their religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 26, 2014 | Blog

Mother Jones reporter Dana Liebelson has been tracking the trend. Continue reading

Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Workers at the plant will decide in a three-day vote Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, whether they want to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)
February 24, 2014 | Blog

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

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December 2, 2013 | Blog

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

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is proof-of-citizenship laws and the new two-tiered voting scheme in his state.
October 16, 2013 | Blog

Why the voter registration strategy being implemented in Arizona and Kansas will disenfranchise thousands of voters. Continue reading

A flag sits at the base of a flag pole at the site where 19 firefighters died battling an Arizona wildfire on June 30th is shown Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Yarnell, Ariz. As the fire grew out of control, the firefighters quickly worked to clear the area of scrub and brush hoping to endure the intense heat in their emergency shelters. (AP Photo/Matt York)
July 29, 2013 | Blog

A stalwart Congress is cutting Western firefighters’ lifelines despite the fact that they are “facing more extreme fire behavior than they have witnessed in their lifetimes.” Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Get updated on the secretive scheme to remake America by changing its laws, one state house at a time. Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 | Blog
This week, we revisit the hidden world of ALEC -- the scheme to remake America, one state house at a time. Watch a preview.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, left, during the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 30, 2013 | Blog

A new Arizona law prohibits towns and cities from destroying guns obtained in buyback programs. Who knew guns had their own pro-life movement? Continue reading

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September 28, 2012

How the private sector and state politicians are teaming up to enact laws that increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. Continue reading

The five plaintiffs in a case of women employees against Wal-Mart: Stephanie Odle, of Norman, Okla., Betty Dukes, of Pittsburg, Calif., Deborah Gunter, of Palm Springs, Calif., Christine Kwapnoski, of Bay Point, Calif., and Edith Arena, of Duarte, Calif. pose for a photograph outside the Supreme Court in Washington. March 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 14, 2012

A look at eight recent Supreme Court decisions decided by a single vote, and their consequences for democracy. Continue reading

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August 10, 2012

The acclaimed storyteller shares how family history and immigration politics converge in his personal and literary life. Continue reading

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