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U.S. Border Patrol Agents listen to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson speak during a press conference Monday June 30, 2014 in Edinburg, Texas. Johnson said he is sending an additional 150 Border Patrol agents to the Rio Grande Valley Sector to help with a recent spike in immigrants crossing the border through the area. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht) MAGS OUT; TV OUT
July 22, 2014 | News & Notes

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill explaining that any deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff should include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and revising the tax code. November 2012 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 15, 2014 | News & Notes

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In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
July 1, 2014 | News & Notes

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A Turkish truck burns after insurgents opened fire on it in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq Friday, Oct. 29, 2004. The driver was killed, according to Iraqi police. (AP Photo)
June 12, 2014 | News & Notes

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Rancher Cliven Bundy, middle, addresses his supporters along side Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie, right, on April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)
April 18, 2014 | Blog

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Avaaz joins with other US advocacy groups to deliver more than a million signatures for a free and democratic internet to the FCC in Washington using a giant digital counter on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. (Kevin Wolf/AP Images for Avaaz)
Updated April 30, 2014 | Activism

As powerful media organizations and the government threaten to stifle free speech, a coalition of activists is fighting for your right to connect and communicate. Continue reading

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March 18, 2014 | Blog
We've selected some of our favorite clips from Bill's interview with investigative journalist Julia Angwin, author of the new book, Dragnet Nation.
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March 13, 2014 | Blog

While working on her book, Dragnet Nation, investigative reporter Julia Angwin learned how exposed her children were on the Internet, and ways to protect their privacy. Continue reading

Voters cast their Election Day ballots at Harrison High School in Harrison, Mont. November 2012. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)
March 12, 2014 | Blog

The government and the private sector are tacitly colluding when it comes to obtaining and selling information on you. Continue reading

Packets containing declassified documents by the Central Intelligence Agency used by Former President Jimmy Carter in his preparation to negotiate what became the first treaty between the Jewish state of Israel and Egypt, sit on a table at an event marking the declassification at the Carter Center, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
March 11, 2014 | Blog

BillMoyers.com spoke with one of the reporters who brought the CIA’s alleged monitoring of Congress to light. Continue reading

A TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden at a shopping mall in Hong Kong Sunday, June 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
February 11, 2014 | Blog

What will it take to change a democracy driven by fear? Continue reading

January 16, 2014 | Blog

Surveillance expert Heidi Boghosian says Obama’s plans for reforming America’s spying program could either help to restore public trust in government or “thin the lifeblood” of our democracy. Continue reading

John and Bonnie Raines, two of the burglars, at home in Philadelphia. (Photo: Mark Makela for The New York Times)
January 7, 2014 | Activism

Vietnam war activists knew they were being watched, infiltrated and undermined by the FBI. But they didn’t know the extent of the agency’s efforts. Continue reading

Tthe National Security Agency building at Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
December 16, 2013 | Blog

Appeals Court Judge Richard Leon writes that the 1979 precedent that was the backbone of the National Security Agency’s surveillance program defense is so antiquated that it no longer applies. Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 | Blog

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