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A jet plane of VistaJet is seen on display during the Shanghai International Business Aviation Show 2014 (SIBAS 2014) and the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition 2014 (ABACE 2014) in Shanghai, China, 15 April 2014. (Imaginechina via AP Images)
July 23, 2014 | Perspectives

A new study suggests that there is and the finding justifies a maximum wage. Continue reading

In this Feb. 17, 2009 file photo, shoppers leave a Wal-Mart in Danvers, Mass. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 said it is realigning its U.S. operations in an effort to give more autonomy to executives in regional markets and reinvigorate U.S. growth.. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)
July 21, 2014 | Blog

Workers at Target, Wal-Mart and McDonald’s need food stamps to survive. Should the companies be taxed accordingly? Continue reading

Lyndon Johnson at a Democratic rally in New York
July 18, 2014 | Perspectives

The author of Dog Whistle Politics argues that naturalistic assumptions about race mislead liberals in their effort to fathom race’s astringent power, shifting the focus from social dynamics to inherited essences.
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July 15, 2014 | Blog

Even the most clever corporate tax accountant would have a hard time finding a way around this new fair and universal proposition. Continue reading

Immigration activists with Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) demand the Mexican government take more measures to protect and respect the rights of unaccompanied minors and families crossing Mexico's territory, during a protest outside the Mexican consulate in Los Angeles Thursday, July 3, 2014. Activists demand support of migrant children and families Thursday, two days after U.S. Homeland Security buses carrying the migrants were routed away from American flag-waving protesters in Murrieta, Calif., and transported to a facility in San Diego. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 9, 2014 | News & Notes

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

There was a steady stream of post office customers dropping off mail including their tax forms at the Pembroke Pines, Fla., Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The post office placed signs on the mail boxes to inform patrons about times. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
June 6, 2014 | Smart Charts

When it comes to financing the public sector, who bears the burden is the crucial question. Continue reading

In this April 10, 2014 file photo, student teacher Franchesca Moreno, 21, reads to Andreanna Thomas, 6, right, and Alana Cawthon, upper left, at Bennett Park Montessori School in Buffalo, NY. (AP Photo)
June 6, 2014 | Blog

If the government closed loopholes that allow companies to stash profits in tax havens, we could collect $65 billion in taxes each year. Here’s what that money could do for our country. Continue reading

An Occupy Los Angeles protester holds a sign as he walks down the steps during a rally in Los Angeles, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. About 100 protesters, chiefly a coalition of labor unions, gathered Thursday morning outside the Bank of America tower on Hope and 3rd streets and marched in a circle chanting "Banks got bailed out, we got sold out." (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 30, 2014 | Blog

The richest 10 percent of people in the world hold 86 percent of the world’s wealth. Continue reading

Joseph E. Stiglitz
May 30, 2014 | Moyers & Company

The Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz on why America’s future prosperity depends on tax reform today. Watch part two of Bill’s interview with Stiglitz » Continue reading

A woman waves a Russian flag as people shout slogans during a pro Russian rally at a central square in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, March 22, 2014. More than 5,000 pro-Russia residents of this major city in Ukraine's east have been demonstrating in favor of holding a referendum on secession. The rally in Donetsk comes less than a week after voters in Crimea approved a similar referendum and Russia formally annexed the territory. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
May 7, 2014 | News & Notes

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

Harvard Law professor and consumer advocate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren talks with supporters at the J & M Diner in Framingham, Mass. September 2011. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
April 23, 2014 | Blog

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April 21, 2014 | Blog

Executive pay is out of control, but it pales next to what hedge fund managers claw out of the economy. Continue reading

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April 15, 2014 | Blog

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & CompanyContinue reading

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April 1, 2014 | Blog

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

Olympic athletes queue up at the McDonalds inside the dining hall at the Olympic Village in London. July 2013. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
January 16, 2014 | Blog

We spend a fortune in welfare for those comfortably at the top. Continue reading

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