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Lawrence Lessig: Anarchy Freedom

Posted by admin on Monday, June 3, 2019

Lawrence Lessig Money Quote saying that we must own our creative rights and the things we create should be compensated for freedom to exist. Lawrence Lessig said:
 
A culture without property, or in which creators can't get paid, is anarchy, not freedom Quote
 

“A culture without property, or in which creators can’t get paid, is anarchy, not freedom” — Lawrence Lessig

 
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Lawerence Lessig: Funders of Campaigns

Posted by admin on Sunday, May 1, 2016

Lawrence Lessig Money Quote saying government lobbyists and businesses that employ them are determining how laws are written, which benefits them, not the public. Lawrence Lessig said:

Our government is held hostage by the funders of campaigns. And those funders don’t spend their money to get good public policy. They spend their money to get public policy that pays them
— Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig: Innovators Earn Success

Posted by admin on Sunday, September 13, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quote saying Entrepreneurs don’t succeed because they paid lobbyists to secure subsidies or tax shelters, but by earning it. Lawrence Lessig said:

Entrepreneurs succeed by working harder. By competing better. By creating more. They succeeded by innovating, not by hiring lobbyists to get them a special tax favor. Not by paying Congressmen to get a special subsidy. Not by begging Congress for corporate welfare, but by making money the old fashioned way: by earning it.
— Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig: U.S. Gov Purchased Policy

Posted by admin on Saturday, September 12, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quote saying American politics is ruled by special interest groups donations to campaigns. Lawrence Lessig said:

America’s government has been bought. But not by us. Not by the American people. America’s government has been bought by the cronies and special interests

— Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig: Government Bought

Posted by admin on Friday, September 11, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying American politicians have been paid for by corporations and the wealthy to get richer. Lawrence Lessig said:

America’s government has been bought not by those who care about America, but by those who want to use our government to get rich
— Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig: $10 Billion Difference

Posted by admin on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying Donald Trump’s net worth isn’t a solution to money in politics instead of representative democracy. Lawrence Lessig said:

The difference between Donald Trump and me — well, there’s $10 billion in difference, at least — but in addition to $10 billion, the difference is that Donald Trump’s solution is that we elect billionaires
— Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig: We Have A Green Primary

Posted by admin on Monday, August 24, 2015

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying those who fund the campaigns are acting as decision-makers for the country by choosing those we can pick from. Lawrence Lessig said:

We have a green primary. We have a primary where those who fund campaigns get to pick the candidates that the rest of us get to vote among
— Lawrence Lessig

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Lawrence Lessig on Two $tage Democracy

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 2, 2014

Lawrence Lessig Money Quotation saying our leaders today are chosen by a miniscule percentage or the wealthiest citizens. Lawrence Lessig said:

We’ve built a democracy wherein a tiny tiny fraction of the one percent dominate… and a consequence of this is a democracy responsive to the funders only
— Lawrence Lessig

No, Toto, I don't think we're in Democracy anymore

Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star Tribune

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