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Walter Mosley: Beyond “Birthers,” Trusting People (Video)

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“People actually want to believe in heroes, so they'll believe in Glenn Beck, they'll believe in Barack Obama, they choose individuals to believe in but won't believe in politics itself,” says Walter Mosley, author and activist. Obama may have been pressured into releasing his “long form” birth certificate this week, but that won't heal the hurt in our politics, Mosley says, until Americans stop trusting heroes and experts and start trusting each other.

Mosley joins us for part one of a two-part conversation on his vision for a truly people-powered America.

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