The News with Rick Sanchez - December 04, 2018 (20:00 ET)
What does it cost to get elected?
In state and federal political campaigns, candidates have to raise millions of dollars to stand even a chance of winning positions that pay a small fraction of the cost of campaigning. Big businesses receive an average of $76,000 for every one dollar they donate to politics, according to some estimates. RT America’s Rick Sanchez gives us some staggering facts about this routine legal bribery.
How the rich use political donations to ruin America
Economist Richard Wolff, founder of Democracy at Work, joins Rick Sanchez to explain how moneyed elites stay in power by making it impossible to win political office without investing millions, resulting in “the form of democracy without the content.”
How Jeffrey Epstein avoids his accusers once again
Political donor and accused sex offender, the infamous Jeffrey Epstein, settled a malicious prosecution suit against Bradley Edwards, attorney for some of his alleged victims. RT America's Rachel Blevins has the details.