Someday Our Kids Will Ask, How Did You Let This Happen?—Thoughts on Recovering a Sensible Democracy

Everyone has a sense that something fundamental has gone wrong with our democracy. Most who talk about it want to view that failure in partisan terms. In this talk, Lawrence Lessig identifies the failing as something beyond any partisan divide, and the remedy as something neither party is eager to push. We can’t ignore this problem anymore. Nor can we leave it to the politician

Speakers: Lawrence Lessig
Festival: 2016

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