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

It shocks people, but it's important: Lawrence Lessig on the r...

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 ... Salon, 3 days ago

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Everything people thought was wrong then is wrong now in spades

Harvard professor and political activist Lawrence Lessig has been indefatigable in his promotion of Mayday PAC, the PAC he formed with GOP adviser Mark McKinnon to support candidates who believe in reforming U.S. campaign finance law. The PAC's had ...
 Salon1 week ago Why One PAC Is Succeeding at Fighting Money in Politics Where Others Fell Short  National Journal2 weeks ago Banish money from politics Tech executives shell out for Mayday PAC  Big News Network3 weeks ago #Escape2010  Cato Institute1 month 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 ...
 TechCrunch3 weeks ago The Super PAC to End All Super PACs Is Backing These Candidates  Time1 month ago The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa  Washington Post1 month ago The techies are jumping into the super PAC game … to fight super PACs  Washington Post1 month 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.org1 month ago Hedges and Lessig on Money and Politics (2/3)  The Real News Network1 month ago Lessig's Mayday Hits $5M Fundraising Goal To Elect Pro-Campaign Finance Reform Politicians  TechCrunch1 month ago MAYDAY  Businessgyan2 months 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 Institute1 month ago Episode 558: Spending Big Money To Fight Big Money  NPR1 month ago Money in Politics: Rising in Intensity as a 2014 Election Issue  Huffington Post2 weeks ago Yet another super PAC is using big money to take on big money  Washington Post1 month 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 ...
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Oops. With stunning honesty, Mayday PAC rejects its own candidate in ad

Lawrence Lessig's $12 million campaign finance reform movement, Mayday PAC, hit the airwaves this week with its first independent expenditures: radio spots supporting its endorsee Jim Rubens (R; NH-Sen). If youre an American, then you believe we ...
 Daily Kos2 weeks ago Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line  Slashdot1 month ago Mayday PAC Helps Candidate Win Primary in Arizona  Crowdfund Insider6 days ago Faint praise: With just 7 days till primary, Mayday PAC whispers support for Gallego (AZ-07)  Daily Kos2 weeks ago

Lessig's Mayday PAC goes all-in on RWNJ Jim Rubens (R; NH-Sen)

Every Thursday morning I summarize the past week's independent expenditures by Lawrence Lessig's quixotic (at best) Mayday PAC, in support of congressional candidates the PAC considers friendly toward campaign finance reform. But it is to be ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago Strange bedfellows indeed: Lessig/Mayday PAC and right-wing extremist Jim Rubens  Daily Kos1 month 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 Kos3 weeks ago Forlorn hope Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC declares war on North Carolina  Daily Kos3 weeks ago NC's Window Onto Mayday PAC: White, Male, and Definitely Not Republican  Daily Kos1 month ago

The Color of Money: Are Mayday PAC's Online Donors Red, Purple, or Blue?

Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC promotes itself as The SuperPAC to End All Pacs, proposing to join together small donations from online supporters plus giant matching contributions from a handful of supportive zillionaires to intervene in five ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago Mayday PAC Speaks: Nothing guaranteeing [we] will spend the money as we have committed to"  Daily Kos1 month ago
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