Larry Lessig Gets It

1 comment June 21st, 2007at 07:21am Posted by Eli

Lessig announces that he will now focus on trying to solve the institutional corruption inherent in our money-driven electoral system.

Good. I think this is the number one problem with our democracy today. As long as politicians are dependent on campaign donations to attain and hold elected office, they will always be in the pockets of whoever can supply them with the most money. And unless the netroots/grassroots expand a whole lot more, that will always be the corporations and rich people. We need our government to be responsive to the majority of voters, not the majority of money.

Entry Filed under: Corruption/Cronyism,Elections,Politics

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