As Congress cuts programs that help the poorest Americans, a new study shows that, for the first time, the majority of its legislators are millionaires. 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
Our weekly roundup of key money and politics news. Continue reading
A roundup of stories we’re reading this morning at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading
The year after a presidential election, fewer people focus on campaign finance issues, but 2013 was well worth your attention. Continue reading
In 2014, why not assert a progressive politics that is more vital and determined than what has been known to this point? Continue reading