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Mayday PAC REBOOTS: Engages Progressive Change Campaign Commit...

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig's anti-PAC, Mayday PAC, has certainly seen its share of roller coaster thrills and chills in its five short months of life so far. Born with great promise (raising an eye-popping $5 million in mere weeks from ... Daily Kos, 1 week ago

Larry Lessig Compares America's Democracy to Hong Kong's

Professor Lawrence Lessig poses backstage at the 18th Annual Webby Awards on May 19, 2014 in New York City. Theo Wargo—2014 Lessig is building the "Super PAC to end all Super PACs" Harvard Professor and liberal activist Larry Lessig continued ...
 Time3 weeks ago

Harvard Prof Learns a Little Money Isn't Enough to Beat Big Money

Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig just learned a lesson: It takes more than some money to win an election. It takes a lot of money. Earlier this year, Lessig announced the creation of MayDay, a super PAC that would take advantage of ...
 BusinessWeek1 month ago

It shocks people, but it's important: Lawrence Lessig on the radical shift in American politics

Like that of improving education or protecting the environment, support for campaign finance reform is near-unanimous — just so long as the issue is being discussed on the most abstract level. Case in point: the recent poll of 12 battleground ...
 Salon1 month ago The Fix: People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?  Washington Post1 month ago People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?  Washington Post1 month ago
Crowdfund Insider

Mayday PAC Candidate Jim Rubens Loses Primary to Scott Brown

Mayday PAC, the crowdfunded Super PAC created by Lawrence Lessig, lost a battle for the New Hampshire primary yesterday following significant spending that Mayday staff described as tight race just a few days prior . The former Senator from ...
 Crowdfund Insider1 month ago What's Eating Lawrence Lessig? Mayday PAC's early reviews are in, and they're not good.  Daily Kos1 month ago Mayday PAC Aids Rubens Senate Campaign, Polls Show Candidate Closing Gap  Crowdfund Insider1 month ago Mayday PAC Helps Candidate Win Primary in Arizona  Crowdfund Insider1 month ago
Daily Caller

Brown demands PAC cease lobbyist claim

Scott Brown is demanding Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig cease a Mayday PAC mailer calling him a "Washington lobbyist."Brown campaign manager Colin Reed sent a letter Sunday
 Big News Network1 month ago Scott Brown Campaign Issues Cease And Desist Letter To Harvard Prof  Daily Caller1 month ago Brown objects to mailer calling him an ex-DC lobbyist  Boston Globe1 month ago Scott Brown campaign issues 'cease and desist' letter to Harvard prof  FOXNews.com1 month ago

Lessig outvoted.

[Original Link] Bad news, this. A triumph of legal confusion and commercial influence over common sense. Possibly-related posts: [Original Link] Lawrence Lessig is pretty good now at coming... [Original Link] The Telegraph, of course, revels in the ...
 Status-Q1 week ago

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Larry Lessig spends $1 million to help Rick Weiland in South Dakota

[embedded content] Leading Off : • SD-Sen : There hasn't been too much outside spending in this contest, but it looks like one group is going in big. Lawrence Lessig's anti-big money group Mayday PAC is spending $1 million to help Democrat Rick ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Why you should never film an ad on an emptystomach  Daily Kos1 month ago Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: Tom Foley's infamous 'You failed' gaffe returns to haunt him  Daily Kos1 month ago

Law scholar Lessig to examine institutional corruption in inaugural Berlin Family Lectures

For many, the term institutional corruption evokes memories of American scandals ranging from Watergate to the downfall of Bernie Madoff. But Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig expects to complicate that perception when delivering the 2014-2015 ...
 University of Chicago2 weeks ago
Bloomberg View

Super-PAC Ducks Fight With Darth Vader

Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat trying to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, must be wondering how her party's leaders could abandon her in the homestretch of such a tight race. She may also be asking: Where in the ...
 Bloomberg View2 hours ago
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