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How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat (Video)

Monday, January 30, 2012 By Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges, Yes! Magazine | Interview and Video
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How to Reverse the Corporate Coup dEtat Video

Protesters against Citizens United demonstrate outside the Sacramento Capitol, California, January 21, 2012. (Photo: Public Citizen)

A Conversation With Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig

On January 20, 2012, the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court's controversial ruling in Citizens United, occupiers gathered together to protest the influence that corporations have in politics.

In this video, journalist Chris Hedges and professor Lawrence Lessig, longtime critics of the corrupting influence of big money in our political system, discuss the goals of the protests—and the options that we, the people, have for real reform.

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He has reported from more than 50 countries and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, for which he was a foreign correspondent for 15 years.

Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University, and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.


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How to Reverse the Corporate Coup d’Etat (Video)

Monday, January 30, 2012 By Lawrence Lessig and Chris Hedges, Yes! Magazine | Interview and Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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How to Reverse the Corporate Coup dEtat Video

Protesters against Citizens United demonstrate outside the Sacramento Capitol, California, January 21, 2012. (Photo: Public Citizen)

A Conversation With Chris Hedges and Lawrence Lessig

On January 20, 2012, the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court's controversial ruling in Citizens United, occupiers gathered together to protest the influence that corporations have in politics.

In this video, journalist Chris Hedges and professor Lawrence Lessig, longtime critics of the corrupting influence of big money in our political system, discuss the goals of the protests—and the options that we, the people, have for real reform.

Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans. He has reported from more than 50 countries and has worked for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, for which he was a foreign correspondent for 15 years.

Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University, and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.


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