Moyers & Company Episodes

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Moyers & Company Season 3 episodes

Public Schools for Sale? Season 3, Episode 12

Diane Ravitch, a former assistant secretary of education, discusses her opposition to privatizing public education. read more

Who's Buying Our Midterm Elections? Season 3, Episode 11

Campaign-finance laws and anonymous political contributions are discussed with investigative journalists Kim Barker and Andy Kroll. read more

No Escaping Dragnet Nation Season 3, Episode 10

Journalist Julia Angwin discusses her book "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance," about how the government and businesses track almost everything individuals do. read more

The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2 Season 3, Episode 9

Legal scholar Ian Haney-López on dog-whistle politics, which politicians use to manipulate sentiment against minorities and the government; and to create support for policies that increase the gap between the haves and the have-nots. Included: the GOP's "Southern strategy" of the 1960s and beyond; President Bill Clinton's welfare reform and anti-crime policies; and some of the attacks on President Obama's Affordable Care Act. read more

Ian Haney-López on the Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 1 Season 3, Episode 8

Legal scholar Ian Haney-López on dog-whistle politics and how racism has changed in America since the civil rights era. read more

The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight Season 3, Episode 7

Former congressional staff member and author Mike Lofgren ("The Party Is Over") discusses his theory of America's Deep State, a hybrid association with powerful political influence. read more

Putting Political Corruption on Ice Season 3, Episode 6

Political corruption and campaign finance reform are discussed with David Simon ("Treme") and constitutional scholar Lawrence Lessig. read more

Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil Season 3, Episode 5

Environmental activist Bill McKibben discusses his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. read more

David Simon: "My Country Is a Horror Show!" Season 3, Episode 4

The divide between the rich and poor is discussed with David Simon ("Treme"). read more

From a Universe of Wonder to the Politics of Earth Season 3, Episode 3

Conclusion. The dangers created by those who would deny scientific fact and block important research are discussed with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. read more

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Science, Religion and the Universe Season 3, Episode 2

Part 2 of 3. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses the expanding universe; the possibility of parallel universes; and whether science and the Bible can be reconciled. read more

Neil deGrasse Tyson on the New Cosmos and our Dark Universe Season 3, Episode 1

Part 1 of 3. Season 3 opens with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who discusses the universe; the difference between "dark energy" and "dark matter"; the concept of God in cosmology; and why science matters. read more

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Premiered: January 13, 2012, on Syndicated
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