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How to Get Our Democracy Back: Lawrence Lessig Says "If We Want to Change, We Have to Change Congress"

In a cover story of The Nation magazine, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig writes, "At the center of our government lies a bankrupt institution: Congress. Not financially bankrupt, at least not yet, but politically bankrupt." He goes on to argue that, "Congress is the core of the problem with American democracy today. In a single line: There will be no change until we change Congress." [includes rush transcript]

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