"Who Bought the Primaries? What We Know About Dark Money in This Year's Primary Elections"
Whether you expect a blue wave or red resilience this election season, you're going to see a lot of dark money at work: donations to non-profits that put that cash to work to promote candidates without donor disclosure. Sarah Kleiner and Ashley Balcerzak, reporters for the Center for Public Integrity, join Steve and Annie to find out how these donations undermine democracy.
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AfD Radio: Corporations and Democracy
"Corporations and Democracy" radio, now in its 20th year, is produced and hosted by AfD members and friends on KZYX&Z-FM, Mendocino County Public Broadcasting. The shows feature interviews with local and nationally-known activists, journalists, authors, and policy-makers. You can listen live on air on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 1 p.m. at 90.7, 91.5, and 88.3 FM in Mendocino County, California, or access the livestream at the station's website.
The show's hosts are Annie Esposito and Steve Scalmanini (pictured at right), alternating with Linda McClure.
After the broadcast, you can listen or download podcasts here. We also archive past shows on this page.
Whether the focus is local or international, "Corporations and Democracy" looks at how corporate rule stands at odds with good public policy on a range of issues, and provides an opportunity for listeners to learn what individuals and communities are doing at the grassroots to build better and more sustainable alternatives.
If you'd like to find out how to air "Corporations and Democracy" on your local non-commercial radio station, please contact us.