Aug 26, 2022 • 16M

Professor Adam Winkler on Limitless Political Spending

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Ben Tumin
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I spoke to Professor Adam Winkler from UCLA Law School about the origins of corporate political spending. We chatted about changes to election processes in the 1880s and 1890s, and how a political figure named Mark Hanna secretly introduced corporate spending into politics. Professor Winkler is the author of We the Corporations: How American Businesses …

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