Lessons from Lessig | Harvard Gazette

Lawrence Lessig speaks candidly about his failed presidential bid, in which he spotlighted the importance of campaign finance reform.

Source: Lessons from Lessig | Harvard Gazette

“Money has corrupted our political process,” said Lessig. “They [in Congress] focus too much on the tiny slice, 1 percent, who are funding elections. In the current election cycle, 158 families have given half the money to candidates. That’s a banana republic democracy, that’s not an American democracy.”

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