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An outdoors sign for Walmart is seen in Duarte, Calif. Tuesday, May 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 11, 2014 | News & Notes

Six Walmart heirs have more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans combined. Continue reading

Ken Langone, Home Depot co-founder (AP Photo/Louie Favorite)
April 30, 2014 | Perspectives

In this video clip, the economist explains why the debate over income inequality has become so mean-spirited. Continue reading

Thomas Picketty (Credit: Emmanuelle Marchadour)
April 25, 2014 | Perspectives

Piketty’s book is simultaneously intellectually rigorous, historically grounded, culturally nuanced and, in important respects, politically visionary. Continue reading

April 22, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. Continue reading

April 18, 2014 | Blog

A number of our former guests and contributors share their reactions to Thomas Piketty’s book, ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century.’ Continue reading

Actors Michael Douglas and Carey Mulligan on the set of 'Wall Street 2'
April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Economist Paul Krugman tells Bill that America is on the road to becoming a society controlled by those with inherited wealth, like “Gordon Gekko’s son or daughter.” Continue reading

Bill Moyers headhshot on set
April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill reflects on the forces that are causing inequality to skyrocket, why it matters and where we’re headed in the future. Continue reading

April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy – the very system our founders revolted against. Continue reading

Paul Krugman and Bill Moyers
April 16, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy – the very system our founders revolted against. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

World Fair of 1900 in Paris. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 16, 2014 | Blog

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century — a “truly superb book” — shows how much today’s inequality has in common with what America, France and Britain saw a century ago. Continue reading

Thomas Piketty at the CUNY forum with Paul Krugman, Joseph Stiglitz and Steven Durlauf, April 2014. (CUNY Forum, youtube)
April 15, 2014 | Blog

The French economist answered this and other questions about Capital in the Twenty-First Century at a forum last week. Watch video of the event here. Continue reading

Linda Potter, left, receives a shot of H1N1 flu vaccine from a research nurse during the first of several clinical trials of a new vaccine conducted by Emory University, Mon., August 10, 2009, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
February 6, 2014 | Blog

It’s the real takeaway from those projections that have everyone buzzing. Continue reading

Bill Moyers on set at 'Moyers & Company' (Photo: Dale Robbins)
December 25, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of Bill’s ten most popular discussions and essays this year. Continue reading

November 1, 2013 | Blog

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

The four freedoms medal winners at the awards ceremony in New York appear in the bottom row. From left to right: Sister Simone Campbell, Ameena Matthews, Wendell Berry, Paul Krugman and (last three on right) the Coalition of  Immokalee Workers. (Photo Credit: Prisca Edwards Photography)
October 17, 2013 | Activism

Paul Krugman, Wendell Berry and Sister Simone Campbell were among those awarded with a Four Freedoms Medal. Continue reading

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