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Report Claims Right-Wing Films Break the Box Office

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

According to conservative watchdog group Movieguide, conservative films made three times as much money as liberal ones last year: $71.49 million per movie versus $22.48 million per film.

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Pop + Politics: 'The Border Will Always Be Porous'

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Our WNYC partner Pop + Politics has been traveling the country this fall to explore the stories and characters behind the political debates this campaign season. Across the southwest, one of this year's biggest election issues is illegal immigration and border security. When Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 in the spring, a bill that required local police officers to enforce federal immigration law, the state became the flash point for a national debate about how best to deal with undocumented immigrants. 


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Pop + Politics: A Town's Environmental Disaster, Known to Officials But Not Residents

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

As WNYC’s partner Pop and Politics travels across the country reporting on issues affecting voters in the lead-up to the November mid-term elections, they've encountered some Americans who feel they've been abandoned by government completely.


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Pop + Politics: Breaking Through Foreclosure Crisis by Breaking In

Monday, October 18, 2010

As part of its coverage of the stories and characters behind the midterm election debates, WNYC partner Pop+Politics looks at the foreclosure crisis in Florida. In this video, we meet Max Rameau of the group Take Back the Land. He locates vacant, foreclosed homes and "resettles" them with families in need of affordable housing.