WORT FM producer Alejandro Alonso Galva catches up with Ed Pilkington, reporter from The Guardian’s US office. Their newly-published story revealed secret documents and emails collected by prosecutors during the “John Doe” probe in Wisconsin. The documents show coordination between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, his campaign, and 501(c)4 group Club for Growth — and detail […]
With tomorrow’s 6th anniversary of the Supreme Court “Citizens United” case, which opened the floodgates outside money to stream into political contests, WISPIRG, Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group, is planning a “Public Telling” at the Wisconsin State Capitol Building. WISPIRG’s goals include democracy for the people, reduced use of antibiotics in our food supply, consumer […]
(WORT) — Addressing the ever growing influence of money in politics is one issue that is uniting Wisconsinites across the political spectrum. So why aren’t elected officials getting the message?
(WORT) — Election watchdog Mike McCabe proposes a radical solution to end the influence of money on our politics.
MADISON (WORT) — State Rep. Lisa Subeck introduced a resolution that will let the people of Wisconsin weigh in on whether the U.S. Congress should take up a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United case. Dylan Brogan reports.
Daniel Weiner, counsel with the Brennan Center for Justice, talks with Jan about his recently released report, “Citizens United, Five Years Later.