Tag Archives: Lawrence Lessig

▶ Bill Moyers: How Public Power Can Defeat Plutocrats

Lawrence Lessig and Zephyr Teachout return to talk about the corrupting influence of money in politics, and their push to change the system. Moyers & Company  November 21, 2014  Moyers & Company  November 21, 2014 Government has become a clearinghouse for corporations and plutocrats with deep pockets to buy the politicians who grease the wheels […]

Truthdigger of the Week: Lawrence Lessig

Nov. 8 was Aaron Swartz Day—a time to honor the late champion of civil rights in the Internet age …  It was a day his surviving allies and admirers enlisted in an effort to form Swartz’s still-evolving legacy into a hammer that can be used to… build a society premised on political openness and the […]

▶ Lessig: “Equality” on democracy in the new America

Keynote from Symposium at Stetson Law School Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Related articles Arundati Roy on the […]

Lawrence Lessig: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim

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 funding […]

Video> Lawrence Lessig talks about the importance of independent media

Lawrence Lessig talks with FSTV’s Marcy Miranda on the importance of Independent Media and their role in the current political landscape. Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com WAMMToday is now on Facebook!   Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. […]

Video> How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat> A Conversation with Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges

How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat A Conversation With Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig Monday 30 January 2012  TruthOut Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig, Yes! Magazine | Interview and Video  Protesters against Citizens United demonstrate outside the Sacramento Capitol, California, January 21, 2012. (Photo: Public Citizen) “We’ve undergone a corporate coup d’etat in slow motion. And it’s […]

Lawrence Lessig> After the Battle Against SOPA—What’s Next?

After the Battle Against SOPA— What’s Next? by Lawrence Lessig    January 26, 2912   The Nation January 18, 2012 could prove to be an incredibly important day, and not just for copyright policy or the Internet. On that day, two critically important things happened: First, with its 6-2 decision in Golan v. Holder, the Supreme Court […]

Lawrence Lessig at NCMR 11

From Thoreau to Keds, what you can do.   rootstriker.org via YouTube – Lawrence Lessig at NCMR 11. Just a little of his background: Lawrence Lessig is the director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. My notes: he has lots […]