‘Dark Money’: New Documentary Offers Up-Close and ‘Harrowing Portrait’ of How Secret Corporate Cash Is Destroying American Democracy

‘Dark Money’: New Documentary Offers Up-Close and ‘Harrowing Portrait’ of How Secret Corporate Cash Is Destroying American Democracy

A notable departure from her deeply person debut film Prodigal Sons, Reed tells the Guardian she was inspired to make Dark Money because, “when I heard about the Citizens United decision, you could just see that if the Supreme Court gave a green light to corporations to spend unlimited money in political campaigns, you could just see political power slipping out of the hands of the average citizen and into the hands of a handful of super-rich people.”

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via Common Dreams ‘Dark Money’: New Documentary Offers Up-Close and ‘Harrowing Portrait’ of How Secret Corporate Cash Is Destroying American Democracy