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    • Republic, Lost

    • How Money Corrupts Congress - and a Plan to Stop It
    • By: Lawrence Lessig
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Lessig
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In an era of ballooning corporate campaign expenditures, unleashed by the Supreme Court in Citizens United, trust in our government is at an all time low. More than ever before, Americans believe that money buys results in Congress - and that our Republic has been lost.Using examples that resonate as powerfully on the Right as on the Left, Republic, Lost not only makes clear how the economy of influence defeats the will of the people, but offers cogent strategies to correct our course....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A profoundly important book. A must read.

    • By kevmoo on 12-18-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Republic, Lost: Version 2.0 - Part 1: The Flaw

    • By: Lawrence Lessig
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Lessig
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Trust in our government has reached an all-time low. More than ever before, Americans believe that money buys results in Congress and that business interests wield control over our legislature. With heartfelt urgency and a keen desire for righting wrongs, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig takes a clear-eyed look at how we arrived at this crisis: how fundamentally good people, with good intentions, have allowed our democracy to be co-opted by outside interests and how this exploitation has become entrenched in the system.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History of our government and corruption of it

    • By Clay on 05-22-17

    Regular price: $11.39

    • The Constitution Lets the Electoral College Choose the Winner. They Should Choose Clinton.

    • By: Lawrence Lessig
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Instead, if the electoral college is to control who becomes our president, we should take it seriously by understanding its purpose precisely. It is not meant to deny a reasonable judgment by the people. It is meant to be a circuit breaker — just in case the people go crazy."

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