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Moyers & Company, with journalist Bill Moyers, is a weekly series of smart talk and ideas aimed at helping viewers make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers. Airing on public television stations across the country, the series continues Moyers’ long-running conversation with the public by offering a forum to writers, journalists, scientists, philosophers

Moyers & Company

S03E50 · The New Robber Barons

We've just watched as Washington paid off financial interests with provisions in the new spending... More

We’ve just watched as Washington paid off financial interests with provisions in the new spending bill that expand the amount of campaign cash wealthy donors can give, and let banks off the hook for gambling with customer (and taxpayer) money. It all sounds strikingly familiar to the First Gilded Age, says historian Steve Fraser. But back then people rose in rebellion against the powers that be.

12-19-201400:24:43
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