Dark Money and The US Chemical Safety Board

In her book “Dark Money: the Hidden History Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” New Yorker writer Jane Mayer exposes the powerful group of individuals who bankroll our political system. Mayer traces the billions of dollars spent by the Kochs, the Mercers, and other wealthy conservative activists to influence policies related to climate change, the economy and more. And as the Trump administration rolls back regulations, the head of the US Chemical Safety Board, Vanessa Sutherland, wonders how much these billionaires will succeed in weakening government oversight of their business. Jane Mayer, Author, "Dark Money: The Hidden History Behind the Rise of the Radical Right" Vanessa Sutherland, Chairperson, US Chemical Safety Board Portions of this program were recorded at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, CA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One