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Tea Party Rally
July 14, 2014 | Uncategorized

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Striking federal contract workers call for the right to bargain collectively in front of the White House, June 23, 2014. (Image: Good Jobs Nation)
June 23, 2014 | Blog

A campaign recalling Rosie the Riveter — a federal contract worker during World War II — could bring more dignity to eight million low-wage workers’ jobs. Continue reading

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)
June 18, 2014 | Blog

Wondering how things got this bad? We’ll help sort it all out. Continue reading

Brand Thornton, of Las Vegas, blows a shofar on a hillside above a protest area near Bunkerville, Nev. Friday, April 11, 2014. Thorton joined others to protest the Bureau of Land Management's cattle roundup owned by Cliven Bundy. Bundy claims ancestral rights to graze his cattle on lands his Mormon family settled in the 19th century. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT
May 9, 2014 | News & Notes

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Students march toward the White House, where 400 will be arrested protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. (Photo: John Light)
May 8, 2014 | Perspectives

A cynical move that goes beyond the typical tit-for-tat deals that take place inside the Beltway. Continue reading

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

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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

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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

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