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July 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week on Moyers & Company, organized people versus organized money: the battle continues. Continue reading

Ai-Jen Poo of National Domestic Workers Alliance and George Goehl of National People's action at Rising Voices conference in Washington, DC. (Photo: NPA Flickr)
July 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Two successful community organizers join forces to improve the lives of working Americans and make corporations pay their fair share in taxes. Continue reading

Jim Hightower
July 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

The writer and commentator says groups across the country are stepping up the fight for economic, political and social justice. Continue reading

Marie McRae on her farm in Dryden, NY. (Photo: Chris Jordan-Bloch/EarthJustice)
July 2, 2014

A rural town in upstate New York just won a major victory against oil and gas companies hoping to frack on its residents’ land. Continue reading

protesters, people clapping, celebration, election
July 1, 2014 | Moyers & Company

This week on Moyers & Company, organized people versus organized money: the battle continues. Watch the full show » Continue reading

Demonstrators on an army truck in Tahrir Square, Cairo (Flickr)
June 30, 2014 | Blog

The youth rebellions that took place throughout the Middle East are still shaping the region. And there’s more to come. Continue reading

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June 26, 2014 | Blog

Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, the 99-year-old activist challenges a new generation to redefine revolution for our times. Continue reading

Voting Rights -- Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder
June 25, 2014 | Perspectives

Voting restrictions motivated by partisanship and race continue to be in place half a century after the Freedom Summer and one year after the Shelby decision. Continue reading

this Aug. 23, 1964 file photo, Bruce Solomon, of the Brooklyn borough of New York, teaches a class for young black students about arts, African American history and rights at a "Freedom School" in Jackson, Miss.
June 24, 2014 | Blog

Fifty years ago, hundreds of young people headed south to fight racial injustice. A new PBS American Experience film captures the events of that historic summer. Continue reading

Tenant rally in Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Updated June 25, 2014 | Blog

The move could shut down predatory investing in the city’s real estate market. Continue reading

A demonstrator argues with police lined up during a protest against the World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014. Anti-World Cup demonstrators are demanding better public services and protesting the money spent on the international soccer tournament. (AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes)
June 18, 2014 | Blog

Dave Zirin discusses the Brazilian people’s protests against huge sporting events that catch the world’s eye but deepen inequality and divert resources from where they’re needed most in a country struggling with massive income inequality. Continue reading

The Capitol Rotunda looms over the statue of George Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, as the House and Senate resume work in Washington. President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 17, 2014 | Perspectives

These legislators sided last week with 22,000 millionaires over 40 million Americans with student debt. Continue reading

Nurses walk under dimmed lighting during 'quiet time' at the Newborn Family Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 16, 2014 | Blog

No this is not a hoax — this really is happening. Continue reading

In this March 29, 2013 photo, women walk past blighted row houses in Baltimore. Baltimore is far from the worst American city for poverty, but it faces all the problems of cities where vast numbers of the poor now live. The U.S. Census Bureau puts the number of Americans in poverty at levels not seen since the mid-1960s, while $85 billion in federal government spending cuts that began last month are expected to begin squeezing services for the poor nationwide. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 14, 2014 | Blog

Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress makes a case for talking about poverty by recounting how her mother raised her family through tough times. Continue reading

President Barack Obama stands with, from second from left, former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
June 13, 2014 | Blog

American voters are almost as polarized as the lawmakers who represent them. Continue reading

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