Lawrence Lessig as Referendum President?

Dr. Lawrence Lessig is considering a 2016 run as Referendum President. The idea is that, assuming Lessig won the election, his sole objective would be to pass the Citizen Equality Act, which would abolish corruption (pretty much) and restore true democracy to our country. With that accomplished, Lessig would then resign from the presidency. The vice-presidentContinue reading “Lawrence Lessig as Referendum President?”

Doug Hughes’ Democracy Club

Doug Hughes, an actual USPS mailman, landed his own gyrocopter on the Capital lawn to personally deliver letters to Congress. The letters address the problem of corruption in politics, and its solution – campaign finance reform. I have thought about walking away from this whole thing, because it’s crazy. And I have thought about beingContinue reading “Doug Hughes’ Democracy Club”

Inequality for All: Film Review

Editor’s Note:Inequality for All was released in 2013. The content is presented by economist Robert Reich, and is based on his 2010 book, Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future. Robert Reich is also professor of public policy at UC Berkley and former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. The new documentary, Inequality forContinue reading “Inequality for All: Film Review”