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The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2
This week on Moyers & Company (check local listings), more from author and legal scholar Ian Haney Lopez as he talks further with Bill about dog whistle politics - code words that use race to turn Americans against each other. Politicians manipulate deep prejudice to rouse hostility against minorities and the government, and summon support for policies that make economic inequality even worse. According to Haney Lopez, "This use of race has allowed an extreme faction of conservatives, those most dedicated to the power of big money, to the power of corporations to not only hijack American democracy, but to hijack the Republican Party." He reviews the use of the dog whistle in recent political history, from the "Southern strategy" developed by Republicans in the 60s and Democratic President Bill Clinton's welfare reform and anti-crime policies, to the tea party movement - which he says has legitimate issues but has "accepted the conservative line that was happened in their lives is really the fault of minoritie
After some quality time on the lake, explore the sights around Geneva Lake, including Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay.
Award-winning jazz and classical musicians and emerging artists perform in Miami, Florida.
A suite of dances made for television by award-winningdirector Douglas Rosenberg. This collection contains four dances made for the camera by renowned choreographers Sean Curran, Li Chiao-Ping and Amy Sue Rosen.
March 7, 2014
Former "Office" star B.J. Novak discusses his new book and shares what Steve Carrell told him about being funny.
A debate over whether to raise the state's minimum wage, an outlook on possible flooding due as the high snow pack melts, and a report on the ice caves and booming tourism in northern Wisconsin.