Unwilling to sit idly by as their privacy, civil liberties and safety are increasingly encroached upon, the subjects of Pivot’s new “Truth and Power” series took action to expose those from the government and private sector who have far overstepped their bounds.

Award-winning filmmaker Brian Knappenberger (“The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz”) zooms in on the juncture between ordinary and extraordinary to tell the stories of everyday citizens taking critical matters into their own hands. “Truth and Power” kicks off its 10-episode run Jan. 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Pivot.

Watch the trailer below (Pivot via TakePart):

–Posted by Kasia Anderson

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