Lessig’s plan to fix the government
January 21, 2012
- Amend the constitution
- Public campaign financing
He gave a rousing talk however and at the end offered this challenge. Though it may seem hopeless for us to curb the influence of money on public policy, consider this thought experiment: Suppose a doctor told you that your child had brain cancer and that there was nothing you could do. Would you really do nothing?
The problem is that partisans are not really focused on the question of campaign financing and are too busy fighting one another. And the rest of us are frozen with apathy or hopelessness.
For me, it’s simply a matter of style: http://rootstrikers.org/