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Global Warming Record
February 9, 2014 | Blog

As students push their schools to divest from fossil fuels, shareholders push banks to disclose their energy investments Continue reading

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio smiles during a rally in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
January 30, 2014 | Activism

City leaders can act to decrease inequality, even when state and federal politicians fail to. Continue reading

Nearly 100 confiscated illegal firearms rests on a table before a press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 28, 2014 | News & Notes

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

New study finds that we’re subsidizing banks’ profits by keeping their low-wage workforce out of poverty. Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 | Blog

The foreclosure crisis hit African Americans particularly hard with disastrous consequences for many communities, writes Laura Gottesdiener. Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 | Moyers & Company

The New York Times columnist tells Bill that, five years after the country’s economic near-collapse, banks are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and too big to trust. Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail and too big to trust. Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail and too big to trust. Watch the full show. Continue reading

A sign for Wall Street is displayed on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 4, 2013. Uncertainty over the outcome of a budget battle in Washington pushed world stock markets lower on Monday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 19, 2013 | Blog
Greg Kaufmann speaks with labor union organizer Stephen Lerner about the intersection between poverty and Wall Street accountability.
Earns Wells Fargo
April 21, 2013 | Blog
Banks are moving their shareholder meetings to escape protesters, but the protesters are following. Last week it was U.S. Bank fleeing to Boise, this week it's Wells Fargo hiding in Salt Lake City.
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March 22, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill takes a close look at avarice, banks, and capitalism — the ABCs of economic inequality — with insight from Sheila Bair and Richard Wolff. Continue reading

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March 22, 2013

The former FDIC chair joins Bill to talk about American banks’ manipulative practices and seeming immunity from real scrutiny or prosecution. Continue reading

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February 1, 2013

The journalist explains how our government — fearing another economic calamity — lets big banks off the hook for detestable behavior. Continue reading

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February 1, 2013

Taibbi tells Bill there’s no excuse for the government turning a blind eye to big banks’ shockingly unethical decisions. Continue reading

Photo credit: John Light
November 19, 2012 | Blog
A group of Occupy activists are raising money to purchase distressed debt and cancel it in a new initiative called the Rolling Jubilee.
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