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Joseph E. Stiglitz
June 6, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In this clip, Joseph E. Stiglitz talks about how growing up in Gary, Indiana inspired him to become an economist. Continue reading

Joseph E. Stiglitz
June 4, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Joseph E. Stiglitz says corporate abuse of our tax system has helped make America unequal and undemocratic. But the Nobel Prize-winning economist has a plan to change that. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

The United States Capitol, with the Supreme Court, left, and Library of Congress, right, and RFK Stadium behind, is seen from the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Washington. The monument has been closed since the 2011 earthquake and half of the needed repairs have been funded by a $7.5 million donation from philanthropist David Rubenstein. The Associated Press had a look at some of the worst damage and the preparations underway to begin making repairs. Stone by stone, engineers are reviewing cracks, missing pieces and broken mortar now that huge scaffolding has been built around the towering symbol of the nationís capital. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 3, 2014 | Money & Politics

Congress is considering a bold move to restore campaign finance regulations. Continue reading

John Oliver discussing Net neutrality on "Last Week Tonight"
June 2, 2014 | Perspectives

“The cable companies have figured out the great truth of America: If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring.” Continue reading

College Community Shooting
May 31, 2014 | On Democracy

The same story unfolds around each new mass shooting. When will the cycle be broken? Continue reading

Joshua Collins, 24, demonstrates outside the Burger King restaurant where he works during a protest calling for higher wages and a worker's union, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Atlanta. AP Photo/David Goldman)
May 30, 2014 | Perspectives

Our ‘leaders’ today are aggressively enthroning themselves and their ilk as the potentates of our economic, governmental and social systems and snuffing out the light of egalitarianism. Continue reading

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

You know those people who always take and never give back? Economist Joseph E. Stiglitz says that’s exactly how many of our top corporations are behaving, by paying virtually no taxes whatsoever. Continue reading

Wall Street
May 30, 2014 | Blog

In a new white paper, the Nobel Prize-winning economist argues that tax reform is critical for fighting America’s extreme inequality. 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

FILE - This Oct. 30, 2012 aerial file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows flooding on the New Jersey shoreline caused by Superstorm Sandy. The unprecedented storm surge caused by the storm caused the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to increase the number of storm surge forecasters at the National Hurricane Center starting with the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season. They will also provide potential storm surge hazards at least 48 hours before the onset of tropical storm or gale-force winds. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen, File)
May 20, 2014 | News & Notes

The insurance industry has big money at stake, and a slew of new class action suits raises the question of how far it will go to protect clients’ assets in the face of climate change. Continue reading

Lawrence Lessig TED talk: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim
May 20, 2014 | Money & Politics

Larry Lessig’s plan is so far outside the box that it might just work. Continue reading

Gov. Jerry Brown, center, responds to a question during a Capitol news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 19, 2014 | Uncategorized

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Jerry Brown signs a law requiring political nonprofits to identify donors; climate change in the Senate and more. Continue reading

David Suzuki
May 16, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part two of his interview, scientist David Suzuki says there’s still hope for the planet, despite the obstruction and greed of politicians and corporations. Watch part one of their conversation » Continue reading

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cell phones on planes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 15, 2014 | News & Notes

The fight goes on to preserve the open Internet. Continue reading

George W. Bush's Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Leavitt addresses members of the American Legislative Exchange Council Thursday, July 29, 2004. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 15, 2014 | Eye on ALEC

ALEC’s guiding principle–supporting big business–turns the small-c conservative ideal of individual liberty and local control on its head. Continue reading

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