Can Money Buy Elections?

  • April 11, 2015
  • 11:00 am
  • Hart House East Common Room, 1st floor

As an American super PAC, Stephen Colbert’s Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow was allowed to solicit funds from corporations, individuals, unions, pretty much anyone or anything, with no legal limit on donations. While Colbert’s adventures in PAC-dom were satirical, the bit confronted audiences with a critically serious question. That is, money might not buy love—but can it buy elections?

Join senior editor at Mother Jones and author of Sons of Witchita: How the Koch Brothers Became America’s Most Powerful and Private Dynasty, Daniel Schulman, Globe and Mail reporter, Shawn McCarthy and author of Buying A Better World: George Soros and billionaire philanthropy, Anna Porter as they come together for a conversation on the intersection of money and politics in North America.

  • Free



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