What little power the government still has to regulate campaign finance donations is being eroded by funding cutbacks, intimidation and bureaucracy. Continue reading
Do democracy and plutocracy mix? Bill Moyers has spent years digging into the corrosive effects of money and corporate influence on American politics, a well-traveled intersection that has become all the more significant in the aftermath of the 2010 Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. How far back does the influence go and how much does it corrupt our democracy today? Explore these current issues with help from leading thinkers, investigative journalists and scholars.
Bill reflects on the class struggles he observed in the small East Texas town he grew up in and the modern-day class war waged by the wealthy on our democracy. Continue reading
Although Congress looks unlikely to enact a tax on carbon in the near future, many corporations are already factoring one into their financial planning. Continue reading