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Climate Lobbying
May 5, 2014 | Blog

The influential right-wing lobbying group is seeking out friendly state attorneys and encouraging them to sue the EPA. Continue reading

comcast, net neutrality
May 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Candidate Obama said the Internet would remain open and free, but that’s before he appointed a former cable and wireless top gun to run the FCC. Continue reading

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. (AP Photo)
May 1, 2014 | Money & Politics

The system is broken. Politicians and scholars offer their thoughts on how to fix it. Continue reading

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bids farewell to State Department employees at the State Department in Washington, Friday, Feb. 1, 2103, before departing the State Department for the final time as secretary of state. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 1, 2014 | Money & Politics

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Wall Street Republicans’ surprising soft spot for Hillary, 2014 is on track to be the darkest money election year yet and much more. Continue reading

Climate Lobbying
April 29, 2014 | Perspectives

In the new world of campaign finance born after Citizens United, money speaks much louder than fiscal and environmental sanity. 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

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

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

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

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

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April 22, 2014 | Moyers & Company

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

JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein leave the White House in Washington following a meeting between chief executives and President Barack Obama. March 2009. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 21, 2014 | Blog

An increasing body of research shows the government serves only the wealthy. When money talks and you have none, how can you believe in democracy? Continue reading

Karl Rove, former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, right, talks to Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. August 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 20, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Karl Rove raises millions and 15 actions Obama could take to stem the flow of money in politics. Continue reading

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