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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

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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

Ruins of the Ludlow camp in Colorado, 1914. (Image: Library of Congress, Washington, DC)
April 23, 2014 | The Long View

After a century of struggling against powerful interests to make American workplaces safer and corporations responsive to their employees, the US is rapidly returning to the conditions of rampant exploitation of workers. Continue reading

Alex Robles protests against low wages for fast-food workers in front of a McDonald's on Thursday, December 5, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 23, 2014 | Blog

Proposed legislation in California would set corporate taxes according to the ratio of CEO pay to the pay of the company’s typical worker. 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

Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers in "Leave it to Beaver." Image: ABC.
April 22, 2014 | Blog

Most American families are paying a steep price for high and rising income inequality. Continue reading

Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York in September 2006. (Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times)
April 22, 2014 | Blog

Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the surprising connection between the age of the Earth and the dangers of lead. 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

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April 21, 2014 | Blog

Executive pay is out of control, but it pales next to what hedge fund managers claw out of the economy. Continue reading

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April 18, 2014 | Blog

A number of our former guests and contributors share their reactions to Thomas Piketty’s book, ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century.’ Continue reading

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April 18, 2014 | Blog

Polls show that living wage hikes and paid sick leave bills are popular. So corporate lobbyists have found a workaround. Continue reading

Actors Michael Douglas and Carey Mulligan on the set of 'Wall Street 2'
April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Economist Paul Krugman tells Bill that America is on the road to becoming a society controlled by those with inherited wealth, like “Gordon Gekko’s son or daughter.” Continue reading

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April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill reflects on the forces that are causing inequality to skyrocket, why it matters and where we’re headed in the future. Continue reading

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April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy – the very system our founders revolted against. Continue reading

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