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David Simon
February 4, 2014 | Blog

Watch clips from Bill’s interview with David Simon, journalist and creator of The Wire in which he talks the “astonishing” rise of libertarianism, the tragedy of capitalism and why he’s want push politicians to the curb. Continue reading

resident Barack Obama stands with Vice President Joe Biden in the Green Room of the White House prior to delivering a statement on the economy in the East Room, Nov. 9, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
January 31, 2014 | Blog

Obama and his allies are thriving in the super PAC era. Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Journalist and creator of the TV series The Wire talks about the crisis of capitalism in America and how it’s dividing our country. Continue reading

Tom Perkins poses in his office in San Francisco in 2006. In the background is Telegraph Hill and San Francisco Bay. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
January 30, 2014 | BillBoard

In this clip from next week’s show, TV producer David Simon shares his thoughts on billionaire Tom Perkins and his $300,000 wristwatch. Continue reading

David Simon at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas
January 30, 2014 | Blog

Journalist and creator of The Wire talks about how America is “utterly schizophrenic” when it comes to our society, economy and politics. Continue reading

The Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: iStock
January 29, 2014 | Blog

Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting. Continue reading

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January 29, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In this clip, the creator of the TV series The Wire talks about the crisis of capitalism in America and how it’s dividing our country. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

President Barack Obama shakes hands with House Speaker John Boehner before he delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
January 29, 2014 | Blog

The president only included a vague throwaway line about trade. Continue reading

Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Boehner, SOTU 2014
January 29, 2014 | Blog

Close to 3,000 people weighed in on the Bill Moyers Facebook page with comments on President Obama’s speech last night. Here’s what they had to say. Continue reading

Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) walks with the New Hampshire Rebellion, organized by Lawrence Lessig (Photo: John Light)
January 27, 2014 | Blog

A small group of concerned citizens trekked across New Hampshire in an effort to make government corruption the defining issue in the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading

George Tsunis faces questioning by Sen John McCain (R-AZ).
January 24, 2014 | Blog

Perhaps giving overseas posts to big spenders isn’t the optimal way to get the best and the brightest. Continue reading

Members of the Supreme Court gather for a group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington before the start of the 2010 session. October 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 22, 2014 | Blog
Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting.
Michael Bishop displays one of the flags he flies upside down on his property in Douglass, Texas, because it's "in distress," he says. Photo: Tara Lohan.
January 22, 2014 | Activism

The Southern leg of the controversial pipeline opened for business today, but landowners like Michael Bishop and others in its 485-mile path through Oklahoma and Texas aren’t happy about it. Continue reading

Doris "Granny D" Haddock poses Tuesday June 15, 2004 in Dublin, NH in front of the camper she used during her cross country walk to support campaign finance reform. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
January 22, 2014

What will it take for politicians to acknowledge the corrupting effect money has on our political system? In the tradition of activist Granny D, who marched across the country in 1999, Rootstrikers founder Lawrence Lessig and others who want to save democracy by getting money out of politics are marching across the Granite State this month to bring attention to the issue. Continue reading

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