In his meticulous, scholarly presentation, Lawrence Lessig, champion of a citizen-led democracy, exposes the deep cracks in American politics and proposes several reforms. Though Lessig’s eloquent argument is long-winded, his thorough analysis presents a clear and hopeful blueprint for change. getAbstract recommends his polished nonpartisan report to US citizens who crave the representative democracy their country is lacking.
In this summary, you will learn
- What three inequalities are destroying the US democracy,
- What processes could improve the system and
- Why citizens must embrace a public role in government.
About the Speaker
Lawrence Lessig is a lawyer, activist and Harvard Law School professor.