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Entries by Lawrence Lessig from 01/2009

How Should We Get Big-Money Influence Out of Congressional Elections?

| Posted 01.02.2009 | Politics

I and others will soon announce a large grassroots campaign aimed at channeling the amazing desire for change that Americans are feeling right now into tangible and fundamental reform of our political system.

Small Donors are Going on Strike: A Strike for Change

| Posted 01.09.2009 | Politics

We're giving Congress a choice: you can either have our money or money from special interests, but not both. We'll reward the reformers. But those who oppose reform won't get any money from us.

Change Congress -- We're Bringing Sexy Back

| Posted 01.27.2009 | Politics

Change Congress is bringing sexy back... to the campaign finance reform debate. The donor strike will make sure politicians are well aware of how much money they're losing if they oppose reform.

HuffPost Breaks Huge Corruption Story -- And We Must Do Something About It

| Posted 01.27.2009 | Politics

Not only are some of the most non-trusted companies in America blatantly trying to buy off Congress, but they're using our bailout money to do it. Enough!

HuffPost Breaks Another Bailout Story: Reform Groups Demand Investigation!

| Posted 01.29.2009 | Politics

Too many Americans believe money buys results in Congress -- an idea that heightens cynicism about our democracy and weakens civic engagement.