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Protesters dropped a banner from the upper stories of the Hilton Anatole hotel early Thursday, July 31, 2014, to greet legislators and corporate officials attending ALEC's 41st annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: Candice Bernd)
August 4, 2014 | Blog

Much of ALEC’s agenda for its latest meeting returned to a focus on promoting the extraction and production of fossil fuels while putting up roadblocks for renewable energy initiatives where it can. Continue reading

screenshot from YouTube video of Capitol Hill Briefing: Bipartisan Panel on Restoring Voting Rights
July 25, 2014 | Blog

Millions of Americans have lost the right to vote and their political voice, because of a criminal conviction in their past. Bipartisan momentum is forming on Capitol Hill to change that. Continue reading

Rick Perry at the Texas GOP convention in 2014
July 22, 2014 | On Democracy

In its official 2014 platform for Texas, the GOP has gone for the chimerical bucket list of the extreme right instead of trying out real solutions to address real problems. Continue reading

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

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

A country road in Strawn, Texas. (Photo Credit: Nicolas Henderson / Flickr CC 2.0)
July 17, 2014 | Blog

Twenty-seven states have passed strict abortion regulations and volunteer groups are stepping in to help close the gap between the legal right to an abortion and the ability to get one.
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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., listens as the committee's ranking member, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 27, 2014.
July 8, 2014 | News & Notes

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

protesters, people clapping, celebration, election
July 1, 2014 | Moyers & Company

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

Tree platforms. Image courtesy of Fiege Films.
May 20, 2014 | Activism

The oil giant’s bullying tactics are exposed in a new documentary. Continue reading

In this May 22, 2013, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
March 28, 2014 | Blog

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March 9, 2014 | Activism

After struggling for weeks to comply with the Texas anti-choice law, the last abortion clinics of East Texas and the Rio Grande Valley are closing. Continue reading

Gloria Wist of Lady Lake, Fla., with the Association of Mature Americans, poses for a portrait while attending the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) CPAC
March 7, 2014 | Blog

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 5, 2014 | Blog

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

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the Texas Republican Convention in Fort Worth. June 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
March 4, 2014 | Blog

Conservatives say the Lone Star state’s recent record of growth validates their economic agenda. That record crumbles upon inspection. Continue reading

FILE - In this April 23, 2010 file photo, workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near Burlington, Pa., in Bradford County. So vast is the wealth of natural gas locked into dense rock deep beneath Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio that some geologists estimate it's enough to supply the entire East Coast for 50 years. But freeing it requires a powerful drilling process called hydraulic fracturing or "fracking,"using millions of gallons of water brewed with toxic chemicals that some fear threaten to pollute water above and below ground, deplete aquifers and perhaps endanger human health and the environment. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File)
February 14, 2014 | Blog

Not directly, but yes, it is. Continue reading

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