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January 3, 2014

From the Birmingham march to the present-day “Moral Mondays” fight in North Carolina, Bob Zellner has fought for civil rights despite threats from his grandfather, who was a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Continue reading

Jennifer Epps-Addison (with bullhorn) leads a march of striking fast food and retail workers and community supporters in Milwaukee on August 29, 2013, a nationwide day of strikes in more than 60 cities across the country.
November 1, 2013 | Activism

We asked viewers to nominate local activists who are fighting for change in their communities to be the 20th activist on our “Activists to Watch” list. Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel LaForest and Madeline Janis share how organized people can successfully fight organized money. Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel Laforest and Madeline Janis share how organized people can successfully fight organized money to deliver social change. Watch now »
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Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin is shown in his Park Avenue South office in New York City, in April 1969. (AP Photo/A. Camerano)
August 10, 2013 | Blog

The White House announced this week that Rustin, the trailblazing civil rights activist, will be posthumously awarded the highest civilian award in the U.S. Peter Dreier writes that the timing couldn’t be better. Continue reading

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August 9, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Economist Richard Wolff talks about battling rampant capitalism and fighting for economic justice. Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Economist Richard Wolff talks about battling rampant capitalism and fighting for economic justice. Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Only weeks after his release from prison, the activist talks with Bill about the necessity of civil disobedience in the fight for environmental justice. Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail and too big to trust. Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail and too big to trust. Watch the full show now » Continue reading

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May 10, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Veteran activist and organizer Marshall Ganz joins Bill to discuss the power of social movements to effect meaningful change. Continue reading

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May 10, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Economic equality advocates Rachel LaForest and Madeline Janis share how social action can change both policy and lives. Continue reading

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May 10, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel LaForest and Madeline Janis share how organized people can successfully fight organized money. Continue reading

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May 8, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Veteran activist and organizer Marshall Ganz argues that we need to rethink the typical American response to economic challenges. Continue reading