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Witness Your Environment by Kelly Matheson
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In this talk, Kelly Matheson talks about her work at WITNESS and the rights to a sustainable living environment focusing on atmospheric trust litigation (ATL). Through personal stories and videos she explains how climate change has an impact on the young lives of people all over the world. Published on Aug 2, 2012

EarthSayer Kelly Matheson
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Bill Moyers on the McCutcheon Decision
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After Bill's interview with Saru Jayaraman on food workers fight for a living wage, he spoke about the two events this week -- one in Albany, NY and the other in Washington, DC -- that have made the fight to save democracy from big money, already an uphill battle, even harder.

In Albany, Governor Cuomo and legislators killed a commission investigating political corruption, failed to pass campaign finance reform and gave tax breaks to the rich in their annual budget. In Washington, the Supreme Court struck down overall contribution limits on how much individual donors can give to candidates, parties and PACs.

In this clip, Bill offers his reactions to this week's events: "The prevailing myth in America has been that the rich have a right to buy more homes, more cars, more gizmos, vacations and leisure. But they don't have the right to buy more democracy. The Supreme Court has just laid that myth to rest, and the new gilded age roars in triumph."

Published on Apr 4, 2014

EarthSayer Bill Moyers
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John Lewis Marches On
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Two icons of the 60's civil rights era -- Bill Moyers and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) -- meet to share experiences and revelations about the momentous March on Washington which they both attended 50 years ago. At 23, Lewis had just been named to lead the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and was the youngest and most defiant of the featured speakers.

EarthSayers Rep. John Lewis; Bill Moyers
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