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Demonstrators protesting for $15/hour wages and proper treatment for fast-food workers march in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 9, 2014 | Blog

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April 4, 2014 | Blog

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For rent sign stands sentry outside an existing home on the market in the Country Club area southeast of downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 2, 2014 | Blog

Seeing a profitable opening in the wake of the foreclosure crisis, investment groups have worked diligently to bring a “rentership society” into being. Continue reading

Trader Peter Tuchman reacts as he looks at the numbers during the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.  Poor corporate earnings reports pounded the stock market Friday in a sour end to an otherwise strong week of trading. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 200 points for its worst day in four months. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 12, 2014 | Blog

Wall Streeters pocketed more in bonuses than the paychecks of all of the 1,085,000 Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Continue reading

Pictured is the charging bull in lower Manhattan. October 2006. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 11, 2014 | Blog

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Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Workers at the plant will decide in a three-day vote Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, whether they want to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)
February 24, 2014 | Blog

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In this April, 15, 2008, file photo, Jackie Doyle, of Greenwood Lake, N.Y., second from left, waits in line to mail her husband's taxes at the James A. Farley Main Post Office in New York. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)
February 22, 2014 | Blog

This proposal can challenge Wall Street by bringing economic equity to Main Street. Continue reading

Demonstrators march through Washington towards the National Mall to rally and demand that the U.S. Congress investigate the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

The scholar notes that “if absolute power corrupts absolutely, invisible power corrupts invisibly,” but says that the Deep State apparatus is vulnerable to a vigilant public. Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Former GOP congressional analyst Mike Lofgren talks to Bill about America’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Also, an exclusive essay on the Deep State, by Lofgren. Continue reading

The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

In a must-read essay, former GOP congressional analyst Mike Lofgren analyzes America’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Continue reading

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February 20, 2014

This week, former GOP Congressional Analyst Mike Lofgren joins Bill to talk about what he calls our “deep state,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Watch the full show. Continue reading

A still from the Robin Hood Tax YouTube video featuring actor Bill Nighy, among others.
February 19, 2014 | Activism

The video, set in 2024, shows European bankers looking back at the passage of a tax that brought “serious money to the fight against extreme poverty.” Continue reading

A foreclosed house sign with sale pending. March 2011. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
January 24, 2014 | Blog

Hedge funds and investment banks are snapping up tons of properties on the cheap. Continue reading

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January 24, 2014 | Blog

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January 22, 2014 | Blog

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

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