Take a by-the-numbers look at gun deaths, school shootings, public opinion and Senate gun control votes in the wake of Sandy Hook. 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.
Bill urges you to tell the SEC what you think about a proposed rule being that would force publicly-traded corporations to disclose political donations.
For House Republicans, getting a coveted chairmanship is more than just prestigious — it also means big money for their campaign coffers. Continue reading