Having won the debate about Americans’ right to bear arms, the lobby now pushes for a society with more guns. Continue reading
Money & Politics
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. For even deeper understanding, check out Bill’s list of must-read books on money and politics.
EXPLORE Money & Politics
President Obama has ordered his officials to step on the gas and clear as much of his regulatory agenda as possible. Continue reading
We asked a number of people, including several previous Moyers & Company guests, to share their reactions to Mike Lofgren’s essay analyzing the Deep State.
While deep-pocketed dark money groups on the right should be happy with the proposed rules, that isn’t the case. Continue reading
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