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A weekly hour of compelling and vital conversation about life and the state of American democracy, featuring some of the best thinkers of our time. A range of scholars, artists, activists, scientists, philosophers and newsmakers bring context, insight and meaning to important topics.

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Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 - 5:00 PM    "How Big Banks Are Rewriting The Rules of Our Economy" Big banks are rewriting the rules of our economy to the exclusive benefit of their own bottom line. But how did our political and financial class shift the benefits of the economy to the very top, while saddling us with greater debt and tearing new holes in the safety net? This weekend on an encore episode of Moyers & Company (check your local listings), Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup Chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore a momentous instance: how the mid-90's merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group - and a friendly Presidential pen -- brought down the Glass-Steagall Act, a crucial firewall between banks and investment firms which had protected consumers from financial calamity since the aftermath of the Great Depression. In effect, says Moyers, they put the watchdog to sleep. D
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Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 - 5:00 PM "How Big Banks Are Rewriting The Rules of Our Economy" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Mar 17, 2012 - 10:00 PM "How Big Banks Are Rewriting The Rules of Our Economy" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Mar 24, 2012 - 5:00 PM "Moving Beyond War" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Mar 24, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Moving Beyond War" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Mar 31, 2012 - 5:00 PM "Standing Up for Democracy" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Mar 31, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Standing Up for Democracy" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 7, 2012 - 5:00 PM "Gambling with Your Money" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 7, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Gambling with Your Money" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 - 5:00 PM "An Optimist for Our Times" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 - 10:00 PM "An Optimist for Our Times" (WORLD)
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