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'The Fight to Save Our Democracy ... Just Got Harder'

Alexander Reed Kelly
Associate Editor
In December 2010, Alex was arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House alongside Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, Pentagon whistle-blower Daniel Ellsberg, healthcare activist Margaret Flowers and…
Alexander Reed Kelly

“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.”

Moyers & Company:

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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