Marcy Winograd, Congressional Candidate and co-chair of Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles spoke to Press TV's U.S. Desk on Friday about the problems with the political system in the
She said, "One of the main problems that we have with our political system in the United States Is that in many ways, corporations can literally buy seats in our congress. We have the
"What this means is that for the average citizen it's virtually impossible to mount an effective campaign without corporate money. How can one counter the influence, …, the advertising that can be bought with unlimited amounts of money from large corporations that in many ways benefit off policies of continued war, of militarism, benefit the insurance companies that deny health care to Americans. So there is a great impact that the corporations have on our political system."
"We also have to understand that there is a very powerful narrative in
"I know this personally because I am a teacher. I have taught history and I have taught history to students who are struggling, whose families are struggling, and in many ways they were most interested in the Robber barons of our history. Those who stole from