Bill examines how the enormous amounts of money spent on political consultants and TV ads corrupt our elections and distort our democracy. 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.
The former FEC chairman joins Bill to discuss how American elections are bought and sold, who covers the cost, and how the rest of us pay the price. Continue reading
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