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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

May 5, 2013 | Blog
The state assembly is considering a bill to ensure "basic justice" for its 160,000 homeless men, women and children.
March 29, 2013

See where each U.S. state draws the line on capital punishment. Continue reading

Voters cast their Election Day ballots at Harrison High School in Harrison, Mont. November 2012. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)
November 7, 2012 | Blog

See some of the ways our nation changed thanks to new state ballot initiatives. Continue reading

FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks in Fort Lauderdale. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, long opposed President Barack Obama's remake of the health insurance market. After President Obama won re-election, the Republican governor softened his tone. He said he wanted to "have a conversation" with the administration about implementing the 2010 law. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)
Updated August 15, 2013

See which governors with high numbers of uninsured constituents opted out of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, and which — like Florida’s Rick Scott — reluctantly jumped on board. Continue reading

A man hands out signs at a rally on the campus of Los Angeles City College in support of California ballot Proposition 30. October 2012. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
October 26, 2012

Take a closer look at hot-button initiatives Americans will be voting for or against on November 6. Continue reading

October 26, 2012

Peter Dreier tells Laura Flanders why he thinks California’s Stop Special Interest Money Now Act is really a sneak attack on unions. Continue reading

A label from a box of Erewhon Crispy Brown Rice Cereal is shown in San Francisco shows that the product contains no Genetically modified ingredients. October 2002. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
July 12, 2012
Support campaigns for transparency in food labeling so people know what they're eating
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