14 episodes

Gangster Capitalism is back. This season, the NRA is in the crosshairs. This past year has rocked the country’s most powerful special interest organization like none other. Internal power struggles have exposed the group’s questionable, and possibly illegal practices which now threaten the nearly 150 year old nonprofit like never before. We’re pulling back the curtain to reveal that this has little to do with guns. It’s about money.​
From the creators of Root of Evil and award-winning documentarian Andrew Jenks, Gangster Capitalism is a production of C13Originals, a division of Cadence13.

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Gangster Capitalism is back. This season, the NRA is in the crosshairs. This past year has rocked the country’s most powerful special interest organization like none other. Internal power struggles have exposed the group’s questionable, and possibly illegal practices which now threaten the nearly 150 year old nonprofit like never before. We’re pulling back the curtain to reveal that this has little to do with guns. It’s about money.​
From the creators of Root of Evil and award-winning documentarian Andrew Jenks, Gangster Capitalism is a production of C13Originals, a division of Cadence13.

    S2: The NRA | EP4: The Big Game

    S2: The NRA | EP4: The Big Game

    A dream job slowly becomes something very different for a former NRA fundraiser, as ethical questions come to light.

    • 40 min
    S2: The NRA | EP3: Man on the White Horse

    S2: The NRA | EP3: Man on the White Horse

    A financial surplus becomes a deficit once Wayne LaPierre is elevated to EVP, and he is questioned about the relationship with Ackerman McQueen, more than 20 years ago. An old friend with a clever maneuver helps to keep the status quo.

    • 39 min
    S2: The NRA | EP2: A Clear Crisis

    S2: The NRA | EP2: A Clear Crisis

    Lines are drawn, as Wayne LaPierre’s supremacy is tested, and the rift spills out into public.

    • 44 min
    S2: The NRA | EP1: Let Loose the Dogs of War

    S2: The NRA | EP1: Let Loose the Dogs of War

    A show of strength and unity kicks off the 2019 Annual Convention, but behind the scenes, the NRA is nearing a civil war.

    • 40 min
    Introducing Season 2: The NRA

    Introducing Season 2: The NRA

    From C13 Originals, Gangster Capitalism, Season 2 explores The National Rifle Association and the allegations swirling around the nonprofit organization. Andrew Jenks hosts.

    • 4 min
    S1: The College Admissions Scandal I Bonus Episode: The Price to Be Paid

    S1: The College Admissions Scandal I Bonus Episode: The Price to Be Paid

    With sentences starting to be handed out to those who’ve plead guilty in this scandal, some cases are coming to a close. Others who’ve plead not guilty may have an uphill battle, despite their potential argument that Rick Singer followed the steps of any good con, which are explained in this episode. Any real sense of closure and long term change will require changing the narrative, both for the parents and for the academic system at large. 

    • 48 min

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