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‘The Fight to Save Our Democracy ... Just Got Harder’

Posted on Apr 5, 2014

    Journalist Bill Moyers. Photo by Moyers & Company

“Two events this week have made the fight to save democracy from big money, already an uphill battle, even harder,” says the introduction to Bill Moyers’ video essay prompted by the recent McCutcheon v. FEC decision.

“In Washington, DC the Supreme Court struck down overall contribution limits on how much individual donors can give to candidates, parties and PACs. In New York State’s annual budget, Governor Cuomo and legislators killed a commission investigating political corruption, failed to pass campaign finance reform and gave tax breaks to the rich.”

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—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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