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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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Taming Capitalism Run Wild
Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism?s wake, and discusses how to battle for economic justice. Also on the broadcast, activist and author Saru Jayaraman marches on Washington with restaurant workers struggling to make ends meet, and talks...
Air date: 02/22/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2338794953/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Economist Richard Wolff joins Bill to shine light on the disaster left behind in capitalism?s wake, and discusses how to battle for economic justice. Also on the broadcast, activist and author Saru Jayaraman marches on Washington with restaurant workers struggling to make ends meet, and talks... /episodes/get/8034 /episode/8034 Moyers & Company: Taming Capitalism Run Wild /episode-player/8034
Fighting Creeping Creationism
Anti-creationism activist Zack Kopplin joins Bill to talk about fighting laws and voucher programs that let publicly-funded creationist curriculum in the back door of American classrooms. Also on the program, journalist and historian Susan Jacoby talks about the role secularism and intellectual...
Air date: 03/01/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2339773026/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Anti-creationism activist Zack Kopplin joins Bill to talk about fighting laws and voucher programs that let publicly-funded creationist curriculum in the back door of American classrooms. Also on the program, journalist and historian Susan Jacoby talks about the role secularism and intellectual... /episodes/get/8164 /episode/8164 Moyers & Company: Fighting Creeping Creationism /episode-player/8164
What We Can Learn From Lincoln
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, who wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Lincoln, talks about finding the man inside the monument, and what Abraham Lincoln -- 147 years after his death -- can still teach us all about politics, compromise, and the survival of American democracy.
Air date: 03/08/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2341752807/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, who wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Lincoln, talks about finding the man inside the monument, and what Abraham Lincoln -- 147 years after his death -- can still teach us all about politics, compromise, and the survival of American democracy. /episodes/get/8240 /episode/8240 Moyers & Company: What We Can Learn From Lincoln /episode-player/8240
Ending the Silence on Climate Change
Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, describes his efforts to galvanize communities over what?s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. A specialist in the psychology of risk perception, Leiserowitz knows better than anyone if...
Air date: 03/15/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2344157911/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, describes his efforts to galvanize communities over what?s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. A specialist in the psychology of risk perception, Leiserowitz knows better than anyone if... /episodes/get/8264 /episode/8264 Moyers & Company: Ending the Silence on Climate Change /episode-player/8264
What Has Capitalism Done for Us Lately?
Bill takes a close look at avarice, banks, and capitalism -- the ABCs of economic inequality -- with insight from Sheila Bair and Richard Wolff.
Air date: 03/22/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2355054707/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Bill takes a close look at avarice, banks, and capitalism -- the ABCs of economic inequality -- with insight from Sheila Bair and Richard Wolff. /episodes/get/8349 /episode/8349 Moyers & Company: What Has Capitalism Done for Us Lately? /episode-player/8349
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