Tom Englehardt looks at the political landscape and asks: How big can one election get? 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.
Web Exclusive: Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Marty Kaplan assess how presidential debates and campaign ads serve the public interest. Continue reading
Peter Dreier tells Laura Flanders why he thinks California’s Stop Special Interest Money Now Act is really a sneak attack on unions. Continue reading
Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky explains his disappointment with the former Citigroup CEO and the president for failed financial leadership. Continue reading
Bill calls out corporate executives strong-arming their employees to vote as they say. Continue reading