Bill Moyers Journal
February 5, 2010
by Helen Cox, used with permission
Responding to Citizens United
In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC’s effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean.
What’s next for campaign finance?
Libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar Lawrence Lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effects of money on politics.
Pediatrician Margaret Flowers speaks about protesting for change and her recent arrest in an effort to get a Medicare-for-all plan back on the table.
A Bill Moyers Essay.
Debunking Corporate Free Speech
The Corporate Takeover of U.S. Democracy by Noam Chomsky
Supreme Court’s Gift to Corporations: The U.S. Military by Cameron Salisbury
The 28th Amendment – Donna Edwards Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Undo SCOTUS Ruling
Doctors Flowers and Paris Arrested Trying to Inform Obama about Medicare For All
Kucinich Responds To Obama’s SOTU Address + Dr. Margaret Flowers has healthcare info for Obama
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