Browsing: Bill Moyers

Business
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The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “Working for the Few,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In the US, the wealthiest one percent captured 95 percent of post-financial crisis growth since 2009, while the bottom…

Business corporate boardroom
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Last week, The Wire creator David Simon told Bill Moyers that the legal doctrine that spending money on political campaigns is an act of political speech protected by the First Amendment poses the greatest threat to American democracy. “That to me…

Culture
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The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has brought new attention to the resurgence of heroin in America and the potentially disastrous effects of substance abuse. In Bill Moyers’ 1998 series, Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home, Bill and his colleagues…

Government
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Every news cycle seems to bring another revelation of the corrupting influence of dark money on American politics. In just the past few weeks, reporters and watchdog groups have exposed a network of state-level advocacy groups posing as think-tanks,…

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