our greatest blessings come to us by way of madness Phaedr. 244a

2012/06/16

Dark Money in Politics


This weekend, Bill talks with historian Thomas Frank about the power of concentrated money to subvert democracy. He also sits with Mother Jones editors Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein, who continue to throw light on the conspiracy of cash that allows the rich to influence our most fundamental political freedoms. Finally, Bill reflects on what we’re leaving the next generation of Americans: a country mired in debt and inequality, and controlled in large part by Wall Street insiders and Washington hucksters. But will the next generation rise above?

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