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Three NJ Taco Bell restaurants linked to E Coli outbreak (AP Photo)
April 29, 2014 | On Democracy

Our tax dollars are subsidizing both the fast-food workers who need the help and the companies’ CEOs who don’t. Continue reading

Ian Haney Lopez
March 7, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill continues his conversation with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López about how politicians use strategic racism to win votes. Watch part one. Continue reading

Bill Moyers and Ian Haney Lopez talking about dog whistle politics
February 28, 2014

Author and legal scholar Ian Haney López tells Bill that dog whistle politics is “the dark magic” by which middle-class voters have been seduced to vote against their own economic interests. Don’t miss: Part II of their conversation » Continue reading

Flickr: Sean Mulgrew
September 26, 2013 | Blog

A new study by Demos recommends capping executive pay as a requirement for government contracts to cut down on income inequality. Continue reading

A construction worker silhouetted against the morning sky builds a planned shopping center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 22, 2013 | Blog

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship reveal how the owners of capital wring even greater wealth from the sweat and sacrifice of workers, deepening America’s economic inequality. Continue reading

Spencer Overton
July 1, 2013 | Group Think

The Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder is a setback for democracy — especially at the local level. Overwhelming evidence shows that too many politicians continue to win elections by unfairly manipulating election rules based on how voters … MORE

Students attend graduation ceremonies at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. August 2011. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
June 2, 2013 | Blog

More people than the entire population of Colorado are in danger of defaulting on student loans. An infographic from Demos illustrates the true size of the crisis. Continue reading

Shoppers take advantage of Black Friday sales in the early morning at a Target store. November 2010. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
November 20, 2012 | Blog
With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Demos looks at how increasing wages in the retail sector would improve the overall economy.
November 9, 2012

The election is finally over, so what happens next? Bill gets insight from both sides of the political spectrum. Continue reading

Heather McGhee. Photo credit: Dale Robbins
November 7, 2012 | Group Think

The activist says we now have an opportunity to turn the campaigns that ignited a generation into an enduring force for change. MORE

Volunteer Daphne Miller serves lunch at St. Anthony's dining hall, a soup kitchen for the city's homeless, in San Francisco. December 2005 (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 18, 2012 | Blog
This new chart from Demos provides a snapshot of the state of poverty in America today.
Heather McGhee. Photo credit: Dale Robbins
April 25, 2012 | Moyers Moments

The millennial advocate denounces the price students are being forced to pay government and the banks “for the privilege of having a middle class life.” Continue reading

February 10, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Heather McGhee discusses the Millennial Generation, and Bruce Bartlett explains where the Right went wrong. Continue reading

February 10, 2012

How economic inequality destroys opportunity for the Millennial generation Continue reading

February 10, 2012

Heather McGhee discusses what the President needs to do to re-inspire young Americans. Continue reading

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