Rootstrikers TED Talk by Laurence Lessig, remix by Jordan Harrison.
Laurence Lessig succinctly and clearly explains the big problem facing our nation and provides a simple and compelling solution. The graphics added by Jordan Harrison make it even clearer and more entertaining.
“The founding fathers would approve of this message.”
Money in politics is not speech, but bribery. Five of nine supreme court justices, a majority of exactly one, says they do not agree.
So, really, what might have been the beginning of the end of corruption of our political system was itself effectively ended by the vote of a single person… one of five, if you please.
That, my friends, is absolute power!