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Students walk after school in the community of San Jose Las Flores in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains of Guatemala, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. In this small community Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez was born, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. The number of unaccompanied immigrant children picked up along the border has been rising for three years as they flee pervasive gang violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
July 10, 2014 | News & Notes

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The Capitol Rotunda looms over the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, as the House and Senate resume work in Washington. President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 2, 2014 | Morning Reads

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. answers questions from reporters on President Obama's jobs bill, the debt reduction supercommittee and the economy, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 11, 2014 | Blog

Dave Brat spent much of his campaign slamming both parties for being in the pocket of “Wall Street crooks” and DC insiders. Continue reading

Alex Phillips of Paradise, Texas, poses for a portrait holding his rifle, as he and members of the Open Carry Tarrant county group gathered for a demonstration, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Haltom City, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
June 2, 2014 | News & Notes

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April 3, 2014 | Blog

The conservative justices, who often justify their rulings as true to the founders’ intentions, chose to ignore those same intentions on McCutcheon, writes Lawrence Lessig. Continue reading

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March 27, 2014 | Blog

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Security cameras are mounted on the side of a building overlooking an intersection in midtown Manhattan, Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in New York. In the background is a billboard of a human eye. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 18, 2014 | Blog

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February 21, 2014 | Blog

POGO’s executive director writes that “a lot of this corruption (the revolving doors, lobbying activities and campaign contributions, for instance) is legal. Mull that over: We’ve passed laws allowing the “Deep State” to not only exist, but also to flourish.” Continue reading

Dale Robbins
February 14, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week we feature two Americans fighting against corruption: David Simon, creator of The Wire and activist Lawrence Lessig, who has taken an unconventional approach to highlight the need to get money out of politics. Continue reading

The Capitol Rotunda looms over the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, as the House and Senate resume work in Washington. President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 4, 2014 | Blog

Corruption is endemic to the capitalist system and has not been successfully regulated away. Perhaps a system change is warranted? Continue reading

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly interviews Barack Obama prior to the Superbowl.
February 3, 2014 | Blog

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Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) walks with the New Hampshire Rebellion, organized by Lawrence Lessig (Photo: John Light)
January 27, 2014 | Blog

A small group of concerned citizens trekked across New Hampshire in an effort to make government corruption the defining issue in the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading

A TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
January 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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January 22, 2014 | Blog

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Lessig and Warren
September 26, 2013 | Blog

In a live webcast at noon ET today, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Lawrence Lessig will discuss McCutcheon v. FEC, a case coming before the Supreme Court next month that is being called Citizens United 2.0. Continue reading

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