Many of the politicians who rail against SNAP in Congress bring home huge sums of federal assistance to their supporters. 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.
When legislators don’t abide by the open-records laws they enact, then “the public’s right to know” is a slogan — not a reality. Continue reading
An exclusive Politico report identifies a conservative group virtually unknown in political circles bankrolled by the billionaire brothers. Continue reading
As Congress prepares to reconvene, Robert Reich reminds us what’s really at stake for our economy and democracy. Continue reading