Lawrence Lessig Has A “Moonshot” Plan To Halt Our Slide Toward Plutocracy

Lawrence Lessig proposes a plan to 'go big' on campaign finance reform.
Lawrence Lessig Has A “Moonshot” Plan To Halt Our Slide Toward Plutocracy

Via Moyers & Company:

Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig, the crusader for campaign finance reform, feels that his fellow reformers don’t think big or boldly enough to inspire the kind of grassroots campaign that might break elite donors’ stranglehold on America’s political system.

In a recent piece in The Atlantic, Lessig argues that public cynicism about the prospect of deep reform actually working is the only thing keeping widespread outrage at our slide toward plutocracy in check. And he thinks that only a “moonshot” campaign — an ambitious, collective, national effort “unlike anything they’ve seen before” — can “crac...

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