The policies advocated by some of the Google’s grantees are in stark contrast with the progressive image that Google has worked to promote. 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.
Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream, has channeled his frustration with the corruption of money in politics into an ingenious campaign. Continue reading
Two House GOPers have introduced reform bills. A fluke — or a sign of GOP disillusionment? Continue reading
America’s most powerful CEOs are finding that their enormous wealth can also be a double-edged sword. Continue reading
A new report sheds light on a network of dozens of pro-business “think tanks” operating in the states. Continue reading