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

The techies are jumping into the super PAC game … to fight s...

Lawrence Lessig (Photo via Joi Ito) Technology entrepreneurs and activistsare splashing their cash into politics. Mayday, a"crowd-funded"super PAC founded to reduce the influence of money in politics, has filed its campaign returns for the last ... Washington Post, 2 months ago

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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 ...
 BusinessWeek2 weeks ago Everything people thought was wrong then is wrong now in spades  Salon1 month ago Why One PAC Is Succeeding at Fighting Money in Politics Where Others Fell Short  National Journal1 month ago Banish money from politics Tech executives shell out for Mayday PAC  Big News Network1 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 Campaign Finance Reformers Regroup With New Goal: To 'Win The Debate On Solutions'  Huffington Post1 month ago

Raising Big Money to Fight Big Money?

In the latest of many enthusiastic National Public Radio reports on Professor Lawrence Lessig and his efforts to remove money from politics, Lessig outlines big plans: In 2016, we want to raise a substantially larger amount of money - could be ...
 Cato Institute2 months ago Episode 558: Spending Big Money To Fight Big Money  NPR1 month ago Yet another super PAC is using big money to take on big money  Washington Post2 months ago New Super PAC Spends Big Money to Fight Big Money in Politics  AllGov2 months ago
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Mayday PAC in New Hampshire: lessons learned (NH-Sen). UPDATED

Mayday PAC, Lawrence Lessig's "ironic" crusade to drive fundamental campaign finance reform by fighting fire (SuperPACs) with fire (his own anti-PAC), faced its first major test - and humiliating defeat - in the New Hampshire Republican primary ...
 Daily Kos2 weeks ago Mayday PAC Candidate Jim Rubens Loses Primary to Scott Brown  Crowdfund Insider2 weeks ago What's Eating Lawrence Lessig? Mayday PAC's early reviews are in, and they're not good.  Daily Kos3 weeks ago Lessig's Mayday PAC goes all-in on RWNJ Jim Rubens (R; NH-Sen)  Daily Kos1 month ago
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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 Network3 weeks ago Scott Brown Campaign Issues Cease And Desist Letter To Harvard Prof  Daily Caller3 weeks ago Brown objects to mailer calling him an ex-DC lobbyist  Boston Globe3 weeks ago Scott Brown campaign issues 'cease and desist' letter to Harvard prof  FOXNews.com3 weeks ago

Meet Mayday PAC's latest RWNJ endorsee: Walter Jones (R; NC-03)

Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC (to end all PACs) has come out with its latest crazy Republican endorsement: the incumbent in the race for the NC-03 House seat, Walter Jones. Never heard of him? Sure you have: Jones drew national attention in 2003 ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago NC's Window Onto Mayday PAC: White, Male, and Definitely Not Republican  Daily Kos2 months ago

Lawrence Lessig Tells Chris Hedges About His Project to Seize Control of Politics from Corporations

It's an uphill climb for the campaign finance reform activist. All three videos featuring Chris Hedges' interview with Lawrence Lessig are embedded at the bottom of this post. CHRIS HEDGES, JOURNALIST, SENIOR FELLOW AT THE NATION INSTITUTE: So ...
 AlterNet.org2 months ago Hedges and Lessig on Money and Politics (2/3)  The Real News Network2 months ago

Mayday PAC moves the needle: Campaign spending update for week of 8/13

Please see this introduction for discussion of methods and motivation underlying the Advantage Gauge. This week, Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC (to end all PACs) made its very first independent campaign expenditures : $143,420 for radio ads in ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago Mayday PAC moves the needle (week of 9/11): Doom & Gloom Edition UPDATED  Daily Kos2 weeks ago Introducing the Mayday PAC Spending Monitor  Daily Kos1 month ago

Stanford Uni: Google cash leaves us entirely impartial and unbiased

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk A court document drafted by a recipient of Google's generosity appears to show that the latter comes with strings attached, prohibiting university researchers from investigating its controversial data ...
 The Register4 days ago
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