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

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 ... Time, 4 days 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 Post2 months ago
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Spending voting MayDays wasted money

Advocates of laws that restrict political spending (and, therefore, speech) say MayDay was simply outspent. Lessig himself made this point in a blog post after the primary. But he also stumbled
 Big News Network2 weeks ago Mayday PAC in New Hampshire: lessons learned (NH-Sen). UPDATED  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 Kos4 weeks ago

Lessig's MAYDAY Reports Donations From Tech Magnates To Get Money Out Of Politics

The self-proclaimed super PAC to end all super PACs, MAYDAY has relied financially on tech moguls since it started its push to take money out of politics . The organization recently released a list of donorsthat gave more than $10,000, including ...
 TechCrunch1 month ago 'Star Trek,' 'Seinfeld' stars join with anti-super-PAC super-PAC  The Hill5 days ago A leading anti-super PAC just backed three more candidates for Congress  Washington Post1 month ago The Super PAC to End Super PACs Backs 3 New Candidates  Time1 month ago

Larry Lessig defends six-figure gift to campaign finance reform opponents, citing 'common ground'

Larry Lessig Eccentric law professor Larry Lessig didn't just light money on fire in his hopeless effort to help former state Sen. Jim Rubens win New Hampshire's GOP Senate primary on Tuesday. He also laid down with some very mangy dogs in order to ...
 Daily Kos2 weeks 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 Scott Brown campaign issues 'cease and desist' letter to Harvard prof  FOXNews.com3 weeks ago

Senator: Iowa veteran didn't earn Silver Star medal

The Silver Star medal. (Photo: Alan Lessig, Army Times) DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa veteran was erroneously presented with one of the nation's highest military honors by Sen. Tom Harkin after submitting inaccurate documentation, the senator ...
 WFMY News 23 weeks ago

Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

By Hugh Lessig, Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) McClatchy-Tribune Information Services Aug. 31 --Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will ...
 Insurance News Net1 month ago

Techmanity Attracts Silicon Valley's Best and Brightest for Two Day Tech Summit

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Techmanity: WHAT: Sponsored by Samsung Electronics , Silicon Valley Bank , T-Mobile, Cisco, PayPal and Adobe among others, Techmanity 2014 is Silicon Valley's first official technology conference. Two ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 day ago REMINDER/ Techmanity Attracts Silicon Valley's Best and Brightest for Two Day Tech Summit  Scottrade5 hours ago The Future of Campaign Finance Reform May Rest With Silicon Valley  National Journal2 weeks ago
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