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Preview — One Way Forward by Lawrence Lessig
One Way Forward: The Outsider's Guide to Fixing the Republic
Most of us spend our time debating politics from the left, right, or middle, but we all seem to keep missing the real problem that has inexorably lead the United States to become less of a Republic by the people, and more of an Oligarchy. This short book is Lawrence Lessig's call to arms to address the real problem in our current government - money.
Mr. Lessig makes an impassioned argument that failing to remove corporate money from the equation will mean all people, conservative or liberal, will...more
Attacking the political system from the outside seems to be a new and viable option for the disgruntled masses. Having just been slain by a local political party in my nascent political career, Lessig's words were my consolation.
He is a director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University and a professor of law at Harvard Law School. Prior to rejoi ...more