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Gan Golan
March 20, 2014 | Blog

Higher education is being defunded as part of a larger scheme to dismantle and privatize all public services, goods and spheres. Continue reading

John McCain, Barack Obama
March 7, 2014 | Blog

In this book excerpt, Ian Haney López explains why — for conservatives — alleging that they’ve been called racist is a good strategy. Continue reading

Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., grabs hold of his opponent's supporter as he departs his voting precinct in Raleigh, N.C., in this Nov. 6, 1990 photo. (AP Photo/Bob Jordan)
February 28, 2014

Ian Haney López highlights six political ads from the last three decades that used racially coded language to help a candidate get elected. Continue reading

The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

In a must-read essay, former GOP congressional analyst Mike Lofgren analyzes America’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Continue reading

The Empire State Building and large portions of midtown Manhattan are seen without power as a result of Hurricane Sandy. October 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
February 6, 2014 | Blog

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

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

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

President Barack Obama shakes hands with House Speaker John Boehner before he delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
January 29, 2014 | Blog

The president only included a vague throwaway line about trade. Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 | Blog

A new poll finds that the gap between the views of whites and nonwhites has never been wider. Continue reading

Nearly 100 confiscated illegal firearms rests on a table before a press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 28, 2014 | News & Notes

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

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., listens to a question from the audience, as a McCain supporter, left, reacts to the question, at a town hall meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, in Goodyear, Ariz. An angry crowd of constituents voiced their frustration at McCain over issues ranging from characterizing "tea-party" members as "hobbits" to the nation's faltering economy. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 27, 2014 | Blog

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

A hazy view of the Yazoo City Federal Corrections Complex can be seen in the background of its front gate. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
December 19, 2013 | Blog

The administration will address some high-profile cases of injustice. Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 | News & Notes

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

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the top two Republicans in Congress, talk about their lunch meeting with President Obama to discuss rising gasoline prices, at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 29, 2012.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 12, 2013 | Blog

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

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December 5, 2013 | Blog

Last month the GOP-controlled Ohio Senate voted to cut early voting by a week, eliminating the “Golden Week” when Ohioans can register and vote on the same day during the early voting period. Continue reading

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November 19, 2013 | Blog

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

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