Activists have urged the SEC to use its rule-making authority to staunch the flow of political cash. 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.
A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading
Three years ago, a Supreme Court case, the US Census and anti-Obama backlash set the course for an all-out assault on women’s fundamental freedoms. Continue reading
The United States has experienced fundamental changes that are dramatically detrimental to democracy. any honest assessment of America’s arc of history tells us that it has bent toward justice only when the demand has been sufficient to address the crisis. Continue reading