Moyers & Company

Season 3 Episode 9

The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2

Aired Unknown Mar 07, 2014 on
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The Dog Whistle Politics of Race, Part 2
Legal scholar Ian Haney-López on dog-whistle politics, which politicians use to manipulate sentiment against minorities and the government; and to create support for policies that increase the gap between the haves and the have-nots. Included: the GOP's "Southern strategy" of the 1960s and beyond; President Bill Clinton's welfare reform and anti-crime policies; and some of the attacks on President Obama's Affordable Care Act.moreless

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