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Everything people thought was wrong then is wrong now in spades

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 ... Salon, 1 day ago

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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 Kos1 week ago Meet Mayday PAC's latest RWNJ endorsee: Walter Jones (R; NC-03)  Daily Kos1 week ago Forlorn hope Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC declares war on North Carolina  Daily Kos1 week ago Lessig's MAYDAY Reports Donations From Tech Magnates To Get Money Out Of Politics  TechCrunch2 weeks ago
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One Super PAC to End Them All, and Why It Could Beat Scott Brown

In the latest of my ongoing Weigelcasts , I talk to Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig and nonpartisan political strategist Mark McKinnon about Mayday PAC , their new (and thus far succesful) campaign to raise a bunch of money and use it to thrust ...
 Slate Magazine1 month ago WeigelCast With Lawrence Lessig and Mark McKinnon  Slate Magazine1 month ago Cronies, corruption and cash: Lawrence Lessig on why we need a super PAC to end all super PACs  Salon2 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.org3 weeks 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  Businessgyan1 month ago
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Wozniak, Thiel and Other Tech Heavyweights Back "Mayday" Super PAC

A new SuperPac started by Harvard professor and digital activist Lawrence Lessig gets some serious backing from Silicon Valley. Several Silicon Valley billionaires, many of them startup veterans, are getting behind an effort to ... reduce the ...
 Inc.com1 month ago The Internet's Superpac  Alex King1 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 Institute3 weeks ago Episode 558: Spending Big Money To Fight Big Money  NPR3 weeks ago Money in Politics: Rising in Intensity as a 2014 Election Issue  Huffington Post5 days ago Yet another super PAC is using big money to take on big money  Washington Post3 weeks ago

Lawrence Lessig-Backed Super PAC, Mayday.US, Raises $7M, Moves To Next Step

When academic and political activist Lawrence Lessig announced he's organizing a Super PAC with the ambitious goal of ending corruption in government he was greeted with admiration and, perhaps understandably, questions over whether the goal was too ...
 International Business Times1 month ago Lawrence Lessig's Campaign Reform Push Comes To A Head This Friday  TechCrunch1 month ago

Moguls raise cash to fight DC's problem

Lessig, a founding board member of Creative Commons and former board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, told Reuters the objective is to find a way to change the way that elections are funded. In its first two weeks, the imitative ...
 CNBC1 month ago Tech giants battle US 'big money problem'  Sydney Morning Herald1 month ago Tech giants battle DC's 'big money problem'  The Press NZ1 month ago Giants tackle 'big money problem'  The Press NZ1 month 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 hour ago Strange bedfellows indeed: Lessig/Mayday PAC and right-wing extremist Jim Rubens  Daily Kos3 weeks ago
Crowdfund Insider

Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line

First time accepted submitter SingleEntendre (1273012) writes "Time is running out for the Mayday PAC to reach its latest crowd funding goal of $5M. The total currently stands at $4.5M. Led by Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig , the Mayday PAC ...
 Slashdot1 month ago Mayday PAC Will Target Eight Congressional Races, Announces Three Candidates  Crowdfund Insider1 week ago Mayday PAC Discloses All $10K+ Contributor Names  Crowdfund Insider2 weeks ago Vaccine deniers (election edition): only a few great options for Mayday PAC  Daily Kos2 weeks ago
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