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This artist rendering shows the Supreme Court Justices. (AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren)
April 10, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: McCutcheon fallout, voting rights and Piketty’s book. Continue reading

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April 4, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Democracy’s officially on the auction block. The Supreme Court says it can go to the highest bidder. Continue reading

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March 21, 2014 | Money & Politics

If you feel like politicians don’t have your back, you should watch this. Continue reading

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March 20, 2014 | Blog

Here’s what you need to know about the campaign finance reforms New York state is considering to level the political playing field and clean up elections. Continue reading

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March 10, 2014 | Blog

Our latest roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: A Republican civil war, a rebranded Koch brothers’ enterprise and how to do some dark money digging on your own. Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 | Blog

POGO’s executive director writes that “a lot of this corruption (the revolving doors, lobbying activities and campaign contributions, for instance) is legal. Mull that over: We’ve passed laws allowing the “Deep State” to not only exist, but also to flourish.” Continue reading

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February 20, 2014

This week, former GOP Congressional Analyst Mike Lofgren joins Bill to talk about what he calls our “deep state,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to serve powerful vested interests. Watch the full show. Continue reading

A still from the Robin Hood Tax YouTube video featuring actor Bill Nighy, among others.
February 19, 2014 | Activism

The video, set in 2024, shows European bankers looking back at the passage of a tax that brought “serious money to the fight against extreme poverty.” Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part two of his interview, David Simon, creator of the TV series The Wire, talks to Bill about the triumph of capital over democracy. Watch part one of David Simon’s interview. Continue reading

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a rally in front of the WWII Memorial Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 13, 2014 | Blog

Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting. This week: Shadowy nonprofits and how they are funded; the moderate GOP’s 2014 strategy; fake websites; and more. Continue reading

The Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: iStock
January 29, 2014 | Blog

Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting. Continue reading

Members of the Supreme Court gather for a group portrait at the Supreme Court in Washington before the start of the 2010 session. October 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 22, 2014 | Blog
Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting.
Doris "Granny D" Haddock poses Tuesday June 15, 2004 in Dublin, NH in front of the camper she used during her cross country walk to support campaign finance reform. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
January 22, 2014

What will it take for politicians to acknowledge the corrupting effect money has on our political system? In the tradition of activist Granny D, who marched across the country in 1999, Rootstrikers founder Lawrence Lessig and others who want to save democracy by getting money out of politics are marching across the Granite State this month to bring attention to the issue. Continue reading

The Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: iStock
January 15, 2014 | Blog

This infographic from the Communications Workers of America makes plain why we should all be paying attention to McCutcheon v. FEC, a Supreme Court case that many are calling Citizens United 2.0. Continue reading

Granny D in Ohio in 1999. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
January 14, 2014 | Blog

Our weekly roundup of key money and politics reporting. Continue reading

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