Dividing the Spoils
On Capitol Hill, it's payback time for the wealthy donors who paid for the big victory.
- Don’t Let Them Silence You: Vote, Dammit.
Casting a ballot is democracy's most cherished act. Never let yours be denied. An essay by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship.
- Chevron Greases Local Election With Gusher of Cash
The corporate giant is pouring money into a city council race in Richmond, California, site of one of the state's two largest oil refineries – both owned by Chevron.
- Warsaw Has Lots of Apples – and Candles
An apple a day doesn't just keep the doctor away. In Poland, it's also an act of defiance against Vladimir Putin.
- Climate Change You Can Believe In
The signs of a changing climate are all around us. But for some US policymakers, money speaks louder than facts.
- Politicians Show Their Gratitude Where It Count$
As summer ends, Republicans and Democrats alike dance with the ones that brung them.
- Why Ferguson’s About Net Neutrality, Too
News coverage of Michael Brown's death in Missouri is proof once more of social media's power and the necessity of an Open Internet.
- Richard Nixon: Honk If You Think He Was Guilty
Moyers & Company's senior writer reflects on the week President Nixon resigned, and what America has since forgotten about Watergate.
- Deep in the Tell-Tale Heart of the Texas GOP
In its official 2014 platform for Texas, the GOP has gone for the chimerical bucket list of the extreme right instead of trying out real solutions to address real problems.
- Nobody Expects a Monty Python Fourth of July
A nostalgic London trip for fun reminds our senior writer that the power of money in politics corrupts both our democracies.