Show #120 | March 19, 2016 | Former political candidate and author Derek Cressman talks about his new book When Money Talks – The High Price of “Free” Speech and the Selling of Democracy.
Derek Cressman began working professionally to reduce big money in politics in 1995 with such nonpartisan organizations as Common Cause and the Public Interest Research Group.In 2014, Cressman ran for California Secretary of State. Though he didn’t win his election, the legislature responded to his campaign, and the efforts of others, by referring a question to the ballot instructing Congress to overturn the Citizens United ruling—the central plank of Derek’s campaign platform.

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