Within the final United States presidential election cycle in 2016, more than $2bn was raised and spent by the highest two candidates, and a few consultants estimate that the 2020 elections can be even more costly.
Can the powerful choices dealing with Individuals – funding healthcare and better schooling, managing the titans of Silicon Valley, taxing the rich – be handled pretty when politicians have historically been funded by the identical firms and rich people that authorities is supposed to control?
Be part of Steve Clemons and his panel of consultants as they debate the position of money in US politics.
- Matt Stoller, Analysis Director of the American Financial Liberties Venture and writer of Goliath: The 100-year Conflict Between Monopoly Energy and Democracy
- Michael Fauntroy, Professor of political science at Howard College
- Liz Mair, Republican strategist
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