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Moyers & Company : The Path of Positive Resistance

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Summary

  • Between them, Drs. Jill Stein and Margaret Flowers have been arrested nine times fighting injustice in America. Stein and Flowers serve as president and secretary of health, respectively, for the Green Shadow Cabinet, an organization formed to speak out against dysfunctional government and offer alternative policies. In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Stein and Flowers about their personal journeys, what they have learned about our political system, and why they continue to fight the good fight. Also included are a preview of Following the Ninth, a new film about Beethoven's masterpiece, and Bill's thoughts on viewer response to Moyers & Company programs on drone attacks and government surveillance.

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  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 20, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Contents

  • Meet the Panel (2:41) -- Bringing Attention to Nuclear Hazard (1:48) -- Era of Citizen Empowerment (2:41) -- Facing Arrest for Activism (3:50) -- Experiencing America's Justice System (4:15) -- Failure of Political System (3:03) -- Failures of Bipartisan Democracy (1:56) -- Third Party Politics (2:29) -- Power of Civic Engagement (2:42) -- Mainstream Support for Third Party Politics (3:00) -- Politicians' Neglect of Issues (1:12) -- Critique of Obamacare (3:50) -- Public Health & Politics (1:42) -- Hope in Activism (3:44) -- Beethoven's 9th Symphony (9:32) -- Deriving Hope from Beethoven (1:34) -- Viewpoints on Drones (1:32) -- Viewpoints on Privacy (1:00) -- Online Resources (0:38) -- Credits: Moyers & Company: The Path of Positive Resistance (1:50)
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