Dark Money examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. For a limited time you can watch the documentary on the PBS website. It’s also available on YouTube for rent or purchase. The film has a 94% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes with an audience score of 68% approval.

Further Reading

  • Salon – “Dark Money” revealed: Documentary goes inside the shadowy side of the political process. Excerpt: “Your vote can be bought, but at what cost? In this Salon-exclusive clip for the documentary “Dark Money,” watch how a local Montana journalist John S. Adams is determined to uncover the truth about funding in his state’s elections. The film gains insights over the course of three election cycles, as it solves an increasingly complicated and blurred puzzle. ‘Dark Money’ traces Adams’ steps and sheds light on the grassroots movement to unveil the mysterious financing behind our elections.”

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