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Dollarocracy: Corporate Cash in Politics

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DollarcracyThe cost of American democracy is the most expensive in the world.

In the 2012 elections billions of dollars were spent on political campaigns.

But there’s a growing consensus that big business and wealthy individuals are buying power.

Authors John Nichols and Robert McChesney have a name for the state we’re in: Dollarocracy.

Thanks to Pirate TV for use of their recording.

Featuring:

  • John Nichols, Washington, DC correspondent, Nation magazine
  • Robert W. McChesney  Gutgsell Endowed Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

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