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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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The Sandy Hook Promise
Francine and David Wheeler, whose son Ben was one of the 20 children killed in the December 14th attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, lift their voices in collaboration with legendary folk singer Peter Yarrow to end gun violence.
Air date: 05/03/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365006115/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Francine and David Wheeler, whose son Ben was one of the 20 children killed in the December 14th attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, lift their voices in collaboration with legendary folk singer Peter Yarrow to end gun violence. /episodes/get/8694 /episode/8694 Moyers & Company: The Sandy Hook Promise /episode-player/8694
How People Power Generates Change
Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel Laforest and Madeline Janis describe how organized people can successfully fight organized money to deliver social change.
Air date: 05/10/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365010368/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel Laforest and Madeline Janis describe how organized people can successfully fight organized money to deliver social change. /episodes/get/8738 /episode/8738 Moyers & Company: How People Power Generates Change /episode-player/8738
The Toxic Politics of Science
David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz discuss how the chemical industry and its powerful lobbies prevail in blocking efforts to reform outdated laws, leaving the public afloat in a soup of toxins. And Sheila Krumholz and Danielle Brian talk about the importance of transparency to our democracy, and...
Air date: 05/17/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365013064/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz discuss how the chemical industry and its powerful lobbies prevail in blocking efforts to reform outdated laws, leaving the public afloat in a soup of toxins. And Sheila Krumholz and Danielle Brian talk about the importance of transparency to our democracy, and... /episodes/get/8774 /episode/8774 Moyers & Company: The Toxic Politics of Science /episode-player/8774
Going to Jail for Justice
Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and too big to trust.
Air date: 05/24/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365017607/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and too big to trust. /episodes/get/9334 /episode/9334 Moyers & Company: Going to Jail for Justice /episode-player/9334
Living Outside Tribal Lines, May 31, 2013
Bill reports on striking extremes of wealth and poverty on display in California?s Silicon Valley, and talks with writer Sherman Alexie about the influence of his Native American heritage.
Air date: 05/31/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365020546/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bill reports on striking extremes of wealth and poverty on display in California?s Silicon Valley, and talks with writer Sherman Alexie about the influence of his Native American heritage. /episodes/get/9390 /episode/9390 Moyers & Company: Living Outside Tribal Lines, May 31, 2013 /episode-player/9390
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