The separation of governmental powers into three branches has become a fiction nullified by a veritable corporate coup d'état.
[youtube=http://youtu.be/mw2z9lV3W1g] letsfreecongress.org TEDtalksDirector·1,378 videos Published on Apr 3, 2013 There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That's the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig. With rapid-fire visuals, he shows how the More
Video> Democracy Now> As States Take on Citizens United, Lawrence Lessig Offers Bold Plan to Get Money Out of Politics
As States Take on Citizens United, Lawrence Lessig Offers Bold Plan to Get Money Out of Politics January 4, 2012 Democracy Now Amy Goodman [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4XLW7SCD4o&w=560&h=315] California and New York City lawmakers are introducing measures today calling for a constitutional amendment overturning Citizens United, the controversial 2010 Supreme Court ruling that characterizes More