Democracy & Government

EXPLORE Democracy & Government

Fossil fuel divestment, student protest, Middlebury (Courtesy of Responsible Endowments Coalition)
April 29, 2014 | Activism

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with two leaders of the climate change divestment movement. Continue reading

Masses of ice floating near the Southern Shetlands archipelago in Antarctica. (AP Photo/Antonio Larrea)
Updated May 7, 2014 | Activism

A group is using an ancient doctrine as a basis for some unique litigation. 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

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler at a panel discussion in Washington, DC, on February 6, 2014 Photo Credit Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa USA (Sipa via AP Images)
April 25, 2014 | Perspectives

A free and open Internet is essential to modern democracy. But that freedom and openness will be maintained only if Americans use their great democratic voice to demand it. Continue reading

the launch of Apollo 11, the first Lunar landing mission, on July 16, 1969. The massive Saturn V rocket lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin at 9:32 a.m. EDT for the Apollo 11 mission. (Image: Nasa)
April 25, 2014 | Q&A

“We need to interrupt the program, reset the balance and go back to a democracy.” Continue reading

Ellen Dorsey Tom Van Dyck
April 25, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Two leaders of the climate change divestment campaign are urging institutions to break ties with the fossil fuel industry. Continue reading

Corus steel plant in IJmuiden, Netherlands. March 2011 (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 24, 2014 | Activism

Bill’s guests this week say divestment in the fossil fuel industry can lead to change. Their goal is to isolate the industry as a “moral pariah,” like apartheid and tobacco. Continue reading

Sarah Palin campaigning at Anchorage, Alaska for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in the primary election Tuesday, August 22, 2006. (AP Photo/Al Grillo)
April 24, 2014 | News & Notes

As the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting gets underway, the latest campaign finance filings show it’s well-armed for the 2014 elections. Continue reading

Bill_McKibben__0811
April 24, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In this clip, environmentalist Bill McKibben explains why divestment is a powerful offensive strategy against the fossil fuel industry. Continue reading

Sean Parker, co-founder of Napster, speaks at the Web. 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, Monday, October 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
April 24, 2014 | Money & Politics

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Napster’s billionaire founder takes on the 2014 elections while the White House hosts the young and rich. Continue reading

Ellen Dorsey Tom Van Dyck
April 23, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Two leaders of the climate change divestment campaign are urging institutions to break ties with the fossil fuel industry. The entire interview is now available online. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

Protest against privatization of Social Security in Washington, DC. Tuesday, April 26, 2005. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) AP05042603749
April 23, 2014 | What We're Reading

From Halliburton to Healthcare.gov to private prisons and welfare systems, contracting has often proved problematic. Continue reading

Charles Koch (Photo by John Chiasson/Liaison) and David Koch (Photo by Steven A Henry/Getty Images)
April 23, 2014 | Blog

The conservative columnist is so outraged at plutocrats facing criticism that he’s reversed his position on disclosure. Continue reading

Sunrise over Chesapeake Bay (Photo: Flickr JP / CC 2.0)
April 23, 2014 | Money & Politics

States, cities and special interests from around the country are getting involved. Continue reading

Paul-Krugman_1295_FS
April 22, 2014 | Moyers & Company

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

Page 10 of 91« First...89101112...203040...Last »