PBS this weekend: "The faces of America's hungry" (Moyers & Company)
The Faces of America’s Hungry
Here in the richest country on earth, 50 million of us -- one in six Americans -- go hungry. More than a third of them are children. But debates on how to address hunger are filled with tired clichés about freeloaders living large at the expense of honest, hardworking taxpayers. On an encore broadcast, Kristi Jacobson, a director and producer of the documentary A Place at the Table, and Mariana Chilton, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, join Bill to break these stereotypes apart and share how hunger hits hard at people from every walk of life.
America's Worst Voter Suppression Law
Move aside, Florida. North Carolina is now the new poster child for voter suppression.
A Hot Debate Over Chemical Safety
An environment specialist explains how a bipartisan bill to control toxic substances actually makes the "weakest law on the books" even weaker.
"We Can't Survive on $7.25"
See why U.S. fast food workers walked off the job this week in what organizers say was the largest strike in the industry’s history.
ON DEMOCRACY Congress Fiddles While the Western States Burn Congress is cutting Western firefighters’ lifelines despite the fact that they're facing more extreme fire behavior "than they've witnessed in their lifetimes.”
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