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Fighting for the Four Freedoms Air date: 04-11-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365222041/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false If you believe we desperately need a great surge of democracy in the face of fierce opposition from reactionary and corporate forces, then remembering the spirit of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died 69 years ago this week, is in order. Historian Harvey J. Kaye talks about how FDR was able... /episodes/get/12398 /episode/12398 Moyers & Company: Fighting for the Four Freedoms /episode-player/12398
All Work and No Pay Air date: 04-04-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365215962/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Did you know that the federal minimum wage for many workers in sit-down restaurants is only $2.13 an hour? Restaurants claim that tips make up the difference -- but tips are random and often meager. So much so that restaurant workers are twice as likely to be on public assistance. Bill speaks with... /episodes/get/12341 /episode/12341 Moyers & Company: All Work and No Pay /episode-player/12341
Public Schools for Sale? Air date: 03-27-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365209941/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Public education is becoming big business as bankers, hedge-fund managers and private-equity investors are entering what they consider to be an âemerging market.â Diane Ravitch, a former assistant secretary of education, says the privatization of public education has to stop. She was an advocate... /episodes/get/12251 /episode/12251 Moyers & Company: Public Schools for Sale? /episode-player/12251
Who's Buying our Midterm Elections? Air date: 03-21-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365204777/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Three times as much money has been raised for this yearâs elections as four years ago, when the Citizens United decision was announced. Bill speaks with investigative journalists Kim Barker and Andy Kroll about the role of dark money -- and the wealthy donors behind it -- in this year's midterm... /episodes/get/12171 /episode/12171 Moyers & Company: Who's Buying our Midterm Elections? /episode-player/12171
No Escaping Dragnet Nation Air date: 03-14-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365199358/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bill speaks with investigative reporter Julia Angwin, author of the new book âDragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance,â about the indiscriminate tracking of our everyday lives -- where government and business are stockpiling data about us at... /episodes/get/12120 /episode/12120 Moyers & Company: No Escaping Dragnet Nation /episode-player/12120
Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2 Air date: 03-07-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365195691/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bill Moyers continues his conversation with author and legal scholar Ian Haney López about dog whistle politics â code words that use race to turn Americans against each other. Politicians manipulate deep prejudice to rouse hostility against minorities and the government, according to Haney López,... /episodes/get/12075 /episode/12075 Moyers & Company: Ian Haney López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2 /episode-player/12075
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And Justice for Some
Fifty years after a landmark decision to give the poor their day in court, they still can?t afford justice.
Air date: 03/29/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2364320538/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Fifty years after a landmark decision to give the poor their day in court, they still can?t afford justice. /episodes/get/8411 /episode/8411 Moyers & Company: And Justice for Some /episode-player/8411
MLKâs Dream of Economic Justice
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch and author and theologian James Cone join Bill to discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.?s vision of economic justice, and why so little has changed for America?s most oppressed.
Air date: 04/05/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2364991732/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch and author and theologian James Cone join Bill to discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.?s vision of economic justice, and why so little has changed for America?s most oppressed. /episodes/get/8462 /episode/8462 Moyers & Company: MLK’s Dream of Economic Justice /episode-player/8462
Living Outside Tribal Lines
A hard look at the state of American economic inequality, and writer Sherman Alexie on living in two different cultures at the same time.
Air date: 04/12/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2364995955/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A hard look at the state of American economic inequality, and writer Sherman Alexie on living in two different cultures at the same time. /episodes/get/8525 /episode/8525 Moyers & Company: Living Outside Tribal Lines /episode-player/8525
A Mother Fights Toxic Trespassers
Biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber discusses her fight against fracking and the toxic trespassers she says are contaminating our air, water, and food, and threatening our children?s health.
Air date: 04/19/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2364999645/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber discusses her fight against fracking and the toxic trespassers she says are contaminating our air, water, and food, and threatening our children?s health. /episodes/get/8586 /episode/8586 Moyers & Company: A Mother Fights Toxic Trespassers /episode-player/8586
Trading Democracy for âSecurityâ
Columnist Glenn Greenwald talks about the Boston bombings and government secrecy, and political scholars Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann explain why Congress fails us.
Air date: 04/26/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365002302/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Columnist Glenn Greenwald talks about the Boston bombings and government secrecy, and political scholars Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann explain why Congress fails us. /episodes/get/8643 /episode/8643 Moyers & Company: Trading Democracy for ‘Security’ /episode-player/8643
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