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Joshua Collins, 24, demonstrates outside the Burger King restaurant where he works during a protest calling for higher wages and a worker's union, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Atlanta. AP Photo/David Goldman)
May 30, 2014 | Perspectives

Our ‘leaders’ today are aggressively enthroning themselves and their ilk as the potentates of our economic, governmental and social systems and snuffing out the light of egalitarianism. Continue reading

Farmworkers pick tomatoes at Taylor & Fulton Tomatoes in Immokalee, Fla. March 2006 (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
May 29, 2014 | Blog

Since its inception three years ago, the Fair Food Program has played a key role in transforming the work conditions in Florida’s $650 million tomato industry. Continue reading

A man walks past campaign posters of the National Front far-right party in Mantes la Ville, north west of Paris, Friday, May 16, 2014. A new mosque for Muslims approved last year and paid with a heavy deposit is suddenly in limbo in a town outside Paris, and new shops in a southern town that reflect Muslims' traditions will be banned. Newly-installed far-right mayors in Mantes-la-Ville, west of the French capital, and in Beaucaire, in southwest France, are rolling out their programs and the large Muslim populations in their towns risk getting crushed. Poster left reads,"May 25 vote for France", poster right, with the pictures of the candidate of National Front far-right party for the European parliament election Aymeric Chauprade and their leader Marine Le Pen which reads"Brussels No, France Yes". (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 26, 2014 | News & Notes

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

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. gestures as he speaks about the fiscal cliff during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 15, 2014 | Blog

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

Seniors congregate at the Council Center for Senior Citizens, in Brooklyn's Midwood neighborhood in New York. (AP Photo/Jon Gerberg, File)
October 29, 2013 | Blog

If we truly think it’s important to respect our elders, here’s a simple way to prove it. Continue reading

Sen. Ted Cruz R-Texas addresses the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in Washington. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 11, 2013 | Blog

Tens of thousands of Americans between the ages of 25 and 64 die every year because they lack health insurance. Continue reading

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. gestures as he speaks about the fiscal cliff during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 9, 2013 | Blog

The Vermont senator fears military intervention in Syria would be a costly mistake at a time when America should focus on serious economic problems closer to home. Continue reading

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
August 14, 2013 | Blog

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have four key questions for the next nominee to lead the Federal Reserve. Continue reading

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., center, accompanied by the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., right, speak about tax reform to 3M's Chief Technology Officer Fred Palensky at the 3M Innovation Center on Monday, July 8, 2013 in Maplewood, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
August 1, 2013 | Blog

Senators Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch want to shield authors of toxic tax giveaways from the public view. Continue reading

Social worker Roberta Marzano with Caring People Alliance speaks with seniors at the Fels South Philadelphia Community Center in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009. In light of Pennsylvania's six-week-old budget stalemate, Arlene Bell, the president and CEO of Caring People Alliance told her several hundred employees that this Friday's payroll would be slashed by more than half to keep the 77-year-old nonprofit's doors open to the children and elderly it serves. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 22, 2013 | Blog

Because of sequestration, millions of dollars will be cut from the Great Society-era Older Americans Act during a time when our seniors can least afford it. Continue reading

Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2013, during the committee's hearing on the Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 28, 2013 | Blog

The Nation’s Greg Kaufmann is surprised that Senate Democrats caved to GOP demands for more cuts to the already sequester-gouged SNAP program and new rules that would bar ex-cons from receiving food stamps for life. Continue reading

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February 8, 2013 | Book Club

Browse selected books by Moyers & Company guests, and let us know which ones moved and inspired you. Continue reading

The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 11, 2013 | BillBoard

“What We’re Reading” is a collection of articles, blog posts, smart charts and other news that we’re reading here at Moyers & Company. Today’s round-up includes reports on drone warfare, austerity and the NRA. Continue reading

Jack Lew Hearing
January 11, 2013 | Blog
Conservative and liberal senators oppose President Obama's nomination of Jacob Lew for Treasury secretary.
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