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March 20, 2014 | Blog

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

March 14, 2014 | Blog

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

A homeless man naps inside the main terminal atrium of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser)
January 21, 2014 | Blog

MSNBC’s Suzy Khimm reports that refusing to expand Medicaid inflicts a great deal of real-world damage on some of Georgia’s residents. Continue reading

Georgia First Moral Monday
January 15, 2014 | Activism

This week, citizens in Georgia and South Carolina protested against their states’ failure to expand Medicaid. Continue reading

Banner of moral monday protesters in georgia
January 6, 2014 | Activism

Taking a cue from North Carolina, citizen protesters in Georgia are planning actions against the state’s right-wing policies at the start of the legislative session next week. Continue reading

Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by J. Glover courtesy of Wikicommons.
March 13, 2013 | Blog

A coalition of Georgia mayors, counties and local activists overcame an industry-backed bill that would have prohibited municipalities from building their own broadband networks. 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

April 15, 2012 | Blog
Foreign lobbying is on the rise in Washington, D.C., and those who hail from former member states of the former USSR are making a power play.