An Interactive Map of the Dark-Money Universe

  • submit to reddit

Mother Jones just posted a new interactive map that lets you explore the dark-money universe of the 2012 election. They theorize that if “Citizens United is the big bang of a new era of money in politics,” then this is the universe it created. The size of the planets — super PACs and 501(c) groups — corresponds to the total money raised so far.

Best part? The data is live and updated on a weekly basis. Visit Mother Jones to explore the chart.

  • submit to reddit

BillMoyers.com encourages conversation and debate around issues, events and ideas related to content on Moyers & Company and the BillMoyers.com website.

  • The editorial staff reserves the right to take down comments it deems inappropriate.
  • Profanity, personal attacks, hate speech, off-topic posts, advertisements and spam will not be tolerated.
  • Do not intentionally make false or misleading statements, impersonate someone else, break the law, or condone or encourage unlawful activity.

If your comments consistently or intentionally make this community a less civil and enjoyable place to be, you and your comments will be excluded from it.

We need your help with this. If you feel a post is not in line with the comment policy, please flag it so that we can take a look. Comments and questions about our policy are welcome. Please send an email to info@moyersmedia.com

Find out more about BillMoyers.com's privacy policy and terms of service.

  • http://www.siliconvalleywatcher.com/ Tom Foremski

    I’m not sure if ‘blobs’ are best way to represent money, maybe ‘stacks’ of bills or mountains of bills…