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America, compromised

Author: Lawrence Lessig
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin family lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Of all the grievances driving voters to antiestablishment candidates, the loss of faith in institutions may be the most widely shared--and most justifiable. In fact, 'there is not a single American awake to the world who is comfortable with the way things are.' So begins Lawrence Lessig's sweeping indictment of contemporary American institutions and the corruption that burdens them.. We can all see it--from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Lessig
ISBN: 9780226316536 022631653X
OCLC Number: 1031040211
Description: xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Congress --
Of finance --
The media --
The academy --
The law --
Remedies.
Series Title: Randy L. and Melvin R. Berlin family lectures.
Responsibility: Lawrence Lessig.

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Lessig mounts an unflinching case that money and power have corrupted nearly every institution in American life-and that unless we accept the part we each, in our well-meaning way, have played in  Read more...

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