On Thursday November 21st, our host Allen Ruff spoke with Lisa Graves , Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy. Ruff and Graves discussed the recent CMD expose on the State Policy Network (SPN), “a web of so-called ‘think tanks’ that push a right-wing agenda in every state across the country.”
Wisconsin Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls) is pushing to reign in some of the surveillance power authorized by the USA Patriot Act.
“Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex Is Destroying America” was written by John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney. It analyzes the true nature of a democracy when money is involved in politics.