Saturday, March 31, 2012

Bill 'Moyers&Company': 30 March 2012

Organizer George Goehl on Fighting Back
March 30, 2012 - Bill Moyers talks with community organizer George Goehl about how — and even if — average people can fight back against self-rewarding actions of banks and corporations. “If we want to shift our politics,” Goehl tells Moyers, “we have to make politicians who side with the big banks and the larger corporations pay a price for not siding with everyday people.” read more>>>

Activist George Goehl on People Power from on Vimeo.

Why Age and Race Matter in Activism
March 30, 2012 - After Bill’s conversation with community organizer George Goehl, Goehl mentioned he had five things he wished he’d had a chance to say in the interview, including points about overcoming low economic expectations, the value of younger activist leaders, and the perils of not addressing race. So — because there’s no bad time for a good idea — we turned the cameras back on and recorded this web-exclusive video.

Ai-jen Poo and Sarita Gupta on Workers’ Rights
March 30, 2012 - Bill Moyers talks with Ai-jen Poo and Sarita Gupta about activism dedicated to restoring workers’ rights — rights they say have been stripped away by corporations. Domestic workers in particular, says Poo, are a “huge and growing part of the 99 percent.”

“There is a need for us to change the practices of corporations and the way in which money flows globally and the way in which decisions are made globally to make sure that worker protections are in place,” Gupta tells Moyers. read more>>>

Ai-jen Poo and Sarita Gupta on Social Activism from on Vimeo.

Bill Moyers Essay: Who Pays for Political Ads?
March 30, 2012 - Great efforts are underway both locally and nationally to keep secret the identities of people and organizations paying for local political advertisements. But Americans can still do something, even when broadcasters shirk their responsibilities. In this essay, Bill Moyers suggests what you can do to bring those names to light.

Bill Moyers Essay: Who Pays for Political Ads? from on Vimeo.

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