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  • emThey Dont Represent Usem
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    They Don't Represent Us

    Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig talked about his book, They Don’t Represent Us: Reclaiming Our Democracy, in which provided his thoughts on how to return the power of government to the…

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  • Washington Journal Lawrence Lessig Discusses Legal Challenges to the Electoral College
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    Lawrence Lessig on Legal Challenges to the Electoral College

    Professor Lawrence Lessig talked about a lawsuit he joined to challenge the Electoral College system. He spoke via video link from Cambridge, Massachusetts. The program was pre-empted by a four-minute…

    1,042 views
  • Actress Jennifer Lawrence Interviews Official on Campaign Funds
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    Unrig the System Summit, Opening Plenary

    During the opening plenary session of Represent.us’s inaugural Unrig the System Summit, actress Jennifer Lawrence interviewed former Federal Election Commission chair Trevor Potter about…

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  • Panelists Discuss Replacement of Electoral College
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    Unrig the System Summit, National Popular Vote

    In this portion of the Represent.us inaugural Unrig the System Summit, panelists focused on presidential elections. Representatives from three groups advocating for a national popular vote…

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  • emRepublic Lostem
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    Republic, Lost

    Lawrence Lessig talked about his book, Republic, Lost: The Corruption of Equality and the Steps to End It, about campaign finance and his experiences running for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.…

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  • Washington Journal Lawrence Lessig on Campaign Finance
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    Campaign Finance

    Lawrence Lessig talked about lessons learned during his brief bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2016 election cycle. He also discussed campaign finance reform, which was…

    394 views
  • Interview with Presidential Candidate Lawrence Lessig
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    Interview with Presidential Candidate Lawrence Lessig

    Professor Lawrence Lessig, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, was interviewed as part of a C-SPAN series of conversations with candidates. He talked about his life and work and…

    1,266 views
  • 2015 New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention
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    2015 New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention

    Candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), former Governor…

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  • emCitizens Unitedem Decision and Future Campaign Finance Laws
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    Citizens United Decision and Future Campaign Finance Laws

    Political scholars examined the consequences of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision on recent elections. They also responded to questions from the…

    505 views
  • Leaks and Freedom of the Press
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    Leaks and Freedom of the Press

    Law professors and journals debated First Amendment freedom of the press rights versus national security interests in the age of WikiLeaks. They also responded to questions from the…

    375 views
  • Representative Jim Cooper Remarks on Congress
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    Representative Jim Cooper Remarks on Congress

    Representative Jim Cooper (D-TN) spoke about partisan struggles and dysfunction over the course of several Congresses. Among the topics he addressed were redistricting, lobbying,…

    556 views
  • Privacy Rights of Public Figures
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    Privacy Rights of Public Figures

    Committee members heard from members and representatives of the Screen Actors Guild as well as members of the press regarding the rights of privacy as they pertain to public figures. They…

    324 views
  • Government and Public Behavior
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    Government and Public Behavior

    Former Senator Bradley talked about the government’s role in influencing public behavior and the role of money in influencing politicians and lawmakers. He also outlined the differences…

    107 views
  • The University and Public Behavior
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    The University and Public Behavior

    Dr. Rodin talked about the role colleges and universities play in teaching values and ethics. She talked about issues such as discrimination and whether or not the university administration…

    57 views