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July 14, 2014 | Uncategorized

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

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July 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week on Moyers & Company, organized people versus organized money: the battle continues. Continue reading

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July 1, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week on Moyers & Company, organized people versus organized money: the battle continues. Watch the full show » Continue reading

Graduate Frederick Anderson stands in the pouring rain as President Barack Obama acknowledges him during the Morehouse College 129th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 23, 2014 | Blog

Despite a rich history of “new” economic ideas and practice in communities of color, why is there still such racial divide in today’s “New Economy” movement? Continue reading

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., delivers a concession speech in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Cantor lost in the GOP primary to tea party candidate Dave Brat. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 11, 2014 | News & Notes

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In this Aug. 1, 2013 photo, demonstrators protesting what they say are low wages and improper treatment for fast-food workers march in downtown Seattle. Washington already has the nation’s highest state minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there’s a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15. That would mean fast food workers, retail clerks, baristas and other minimum wage workers would get what protesters demanded when they shut down a handful of city restaurants in May and others demonstrated nationwide in July. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 8, 2014 | Blog

Immediately after the Occupy Wall Street protests began, candidates and elected officials started echoing its themes and the growing inequality in the country. Continue reading

Oscar Isaac plays fictional folksinger Llewyn Davis in the Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis. (Image: CBS Films)
May 28, 2014 | Activism

For over a century, American activists have employed folk music as an instrument of change. Continue reading

Kshama Sawant speak at a March 15, 2013, "March for $15" rally in Seattle. (Image: Flickr/ Shannon Kringen)
May 6, 2014 | The Poverty Line

The mayor’s proposal is complicated, and those hoping for a strong law are worried it will fall apart once corporate interests have their say. Continue reading

Protesters form a wall of signs at the Occupy Portland camp in downtown Portland, Ore. October 2011. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
February 28, 2014 | Blog

The Left needs to remove its self-imposed limitations and unleash its imagination and courage. Continue reading

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December 19, 2013

Bill talks to best-selling author Thomas Cahill about why Pope Francis has conservatives up in arms and Philip Levine, who explores how his years working on Detroit’s assembly lines inspired his poetry. Watch the full show now »
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An outdoors sign for Walmart is seen in Duarte, Calif. Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
December 17, 2013 | Blog

You can buy a poster celebrating the movement that decried capitalism’s excesses from the big box store that best illustrates capitalism’s excesses. Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 | Blog

Pope Francis encourages resistance to an “economy of exclusion and inequality.” 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)
October 29, 2013 | Blog

Sandy was a wake-up call on how climate change will increasingly affect communities along coastlines. But are we ready for the next disaster? Continue reading

American musician Lou Reed performs on the stage in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, July 15, 2003. (AP Photo/MTI, Lajos Soos)
October 28, 2013 | Blog

From Amnesty to Occupy, the Velvet Underground singer was on the frontlines when it mattered. Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers talks with Robert Reich about the film Inequality for All. Opening in theaters across the country next week, it aims to be a game-changer in our national discussion of income inequality. Continue reading

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