When asked what kind government we were to have, a monarchy or a republic, Benjamin Franklin answered: “A republic…if you can keep it.” Americans are wondering if we’ve already lost our republican form of government, first with Citizens United and now with the latest US Supreme Court decision called McCutcheon. According to today’s guest, Pam Wilmot, executive director of Common Cause of Massachusetts, this latest decision is a big blow to democracy, but we are not powerless.

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