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The Secret Genesis of Corporations’ Political Dominance Skipped History

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Have you ever wondered how elected officials became so beholden to money? Well, look no further than the Powell Memo, a confidential document from 1971 that inspired corporations to take over US politics.

Today’s story comes from "We, the Corporations" by Adam Winkler, and "Dark Money" by Jane Mayer.

Learn more here: https://skippedhistory.substack.com/p/the-secret-genesis-of-corporations

This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit skippedhistory.substack.com/subscribe

Subscribe to our newsletter for more history! https://skippedhistory.substack.com/

Have you ever wondered how elected officials became so beholden to money? Well, look no further than the Powell Memo, a confidential document from 1971 that inspired corporations to take over US politics.

Today’s story comes from "We, the Corporations" by Adam Winkler, and "Dark Money" by Jane Mayer.

Learn more here: https://skippedhistory.substack.com/p/the-secret-genesis-of-corporations

This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit skippedhistory.substack.com/subscribe

7 min