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  • Lawrence Lessig on Campaign Finance
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    Lawrence Lessig on Campaign Finance

    Professor Lawrence Lessig talked about his proposals for a “New Hampshire rebellion against corruption” and for Congress to call a convention to address the influence of money in politics. In…

  • Discussion on Corruption
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    Panel Discussion on Corruption

    Zephyr Teachout, author of Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United, and Janine Wedel, author of Unaccountable: How Elite Power Brokers Corrupt our…

  • Costs of HIVAIDS Medicines
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    Costs of HIV/AIDS Medicines

    Witnesses testified on the cost of HIV/AIDS medications and monopolies created in the HIV/AIDS drugs market. The focus was particularly on Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) bill that,…

  • Jack Abramoff on Political Corruption
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    Jack Abramoff on Political Corruption

    Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff talked about government corruption. In 2006 Mr. Abramoff was convicted of fraud, tax evasion, and conspiracy to bribe public officials. He is the author of Capitol Punishment: The Hard…

  • QA with Lawrence Lessig
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    Q&A with Lawrence Lessig

    Lawrence Lessig talked about his latest book about the influence of money on Congress, in which he argued that large amounts of money, fueled by recent changes in campaign finance rules, can secure…

  • Ethics in Politics
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    Ethics in Politics

    Larry Lessig talked about the influence of corporate money in politics, public trust in government, and political reform movements. He also answered questions from the audience. This program was part…