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A Palestinian man kisses the hand of a dead relative in the morgue of Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. President Barack Obama on Sunday defended Israel's airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, but he warned that escalating the offensive with Israeli ground troops could deepen the death toll and undermine any hope of a peace process with the Palestinians. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
July 17, 2014 | News & Notes

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

A gun-rights activist carries his rifle during a "National Day of Resistance" rally in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 24, 2014 | News & Notes

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

Healthy Food, vegetables on display
June 10, 2014 | Blog

The end of cheap fruits and veggies draws nigh. Here’s why. Continue reading

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June 6, 2014 | Perspectives

It turns out, we can and California has a system worth emulating. Continue reading

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May 9, 2014

Some regions and countries are succeeding in the fight against global warming. Here’s what we can learn from them. Continue reading

Walmart Protests
May 8, 2014 | Perspectives

Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, pays 825,000 workers less than $25,000 a year. The president needs to push it to pay its low-wage workforce more. Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 | Blog

Across the Golden State, communities are running out of water. Continue reading

In this photo from Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback answers questions about education funding an other issues. Brownback and legislators are waiting for a Kansas Supreme Court ruling on whether the state is spending enough money on its public schools. (AP Photo/John Milburn)
January 9, 2014 | Blog

Kansas, like North Carolina, has become a test bed for conservative policy-making. Continue reading

Japan's new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits one of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) facilities at the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Abe's visit Saturday to the plant comes amid pledges from his ruling Liberal Democratic Party to review the country's plans to phase out nuclear power. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, Pool)
Updated November 18, 2013 | Blog

Workers at the Fukushima nuclear power plant have started removing fuel rods in a new, potentially dangerous stage of the cleanup. Continue reading

ACCE activists march on a Wells Fargo Branch named in DOJ lawsuit for racist and predatory lending. (Photo Credit: Flickr)
October 24, 2013

Historian Peter Dreier explains why Schur is a part of a new wave of grassroots activists changing America. Continue reading

Governor Jerry Brown signs the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights; Image courtesy of National Domestic Workers Alliance
October 8, 2013 | Activism

New regulations released by the Department of Labor and a new law in the state of California provide a pathway out of poverty for over 2 million domestic caregivers, most of them women. Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 | Group Think
In bankrupt Stockton, California, a sports arena gives residents a reason for hope, argues a journalist for the local paper.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., listens at right as the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, during the committee's hearing to consider the authorization for use of military force in Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 5, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading today. Continue reading

Protesters mobilize at Freedom Plaza. Credit: Greg Kaufmann
May 28, 2013 | Blog

The Nation’s Greg Kaufmann reports on 500 activists who traveled to Washington, D.C. to “Bring Justice to Justice” in the fight for home ownership. Continue reading

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May 5, 2013 | Blog
The state assembly is considering a bill to ensure "basic justice" for its 160,000 homeless men, women and children.
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