Moonshot: Lessig Calls May Day On Our Democracy With A SuperPAC For Political Reform

A year after the death of Aaron Swarz, who convinced him to take up the fight, academic and activist Lawrence Lessig has launched the MAYDAY Citizens' SuperPAC, an ambitious campaign to fight corruption in American politics by raising enough money - starting with $1 million in 30 days - to elect legislators who will pass meaningful campaign finance reform. Likening the effort to  leaping off a high building, but also "the beginning of hope," Lessig describes his "unstoppable walk to political reform" in a fiery and poignant TED talk, on his blog and on his website, Mayone.US. With the trailer for the just-released Aaron Swarz documentary, "The Internet's Own Boy."

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