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Summary

  • If our political system is like a game of Monopoly, how can outsiders have a voice when only money speaks? John Ennis documents comical corruption, follows political newcomers, and uncovers intrigue in this colorful journey that connects the dots of Big Money in our ever-challenging election process.

Notes

  • "The best documentary about speaking truth to power since The Big Lebowski"--John Nichols (The Nation/MSNBC) from back cover
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
  • Extra features include featurettes, MBW Art Show 2011, trailer.
  • DVD, NTSC ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation.
  • In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.

Contents

  • The cycle of pay to play -- How can an outsider have a voice? -- Political battlefield -- Puppets -- Who is Citizens' United? -- A monopoly on the discussion -- A true politician -- Too close too call -- The billionaires -- Another branch of government -- Who owns the public space? -- Get out of jail free -- Kick and scream -- Candidates choosing their voters -- Election Day -- Crazy laws that hurt America -- The streets are the only place -- People power -- ALEC exposed -- Occupy Wall Street -- May day -- Fix six -- One person
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