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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.
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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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September 18, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Economic analyst Robert Reich talks with Bill about America’s widening income gap and why we should fight for an economy that works for everyone, not just the one percent. Watch the full show. Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 | Blog

Those who dismiss these moments because of their flaws need to look harder at the joy and hope that shine out of them and what real changes have, historically, emerged. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013 | Moyers Moments

The former Rage Against the Machine guitarist discusses the role of music in political protest. Continue reading

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November 19, 2012 | Blog
A group of Occupy activists are raising money to purchase distressed debt and cancel it in a new initiative called the Rolling Jubilee.
Protestors celebrating the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement march down Market Street to the financial district in San Francisco. September 2012. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 15, 2012
Take a look at what Occupy Wall Street (and other Occupiers) has been up to since the NYPD forced them from Zuccotti Park one year ago.
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September 19, 2012

Laura Flanders talks to Arun Gupta and Marina Sitrin about Occupy’s impact and future role in American life and politics. Continue reading

Guests walk towards the home of Melissa and Reeve Waud, the location of a private fundraising event with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in Lake Forest, Ill. September 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
September 19, 2012 | BillBoard
In a blog post for the progressive public policy think tank Campaign for America’s Future, RJ Eskow argues that two movements have changed the face of American politics: Occupy and the "radical rich."
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July 24, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this Moyers Moment from 2012, the journalist describes how Occupy Wall Street changed his mind about the futility of popular revolt. Continue reading

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