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The Author of HR 1 on Saving Our Democracy

Season 3, Episode 16 | September 19, 2019
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The Author of HR 1 on Saving Our Democracy

On this week’s special episode, Larry Lessig talks with Representative John Sarbanes. Sarbanes is the lead author of HR 1, which passed the House in March and, if passed by the Senate and signed by the President, would fundamentally alter the way politicians raise money and would improve our democracy in ways big and small. Sarbanes discusses the origin of HR 1, why he thinks that the way most politicians raise money is so harmful, and why the bill is so urgently needed.

Music:
Roundpine by Blue Dot Sessions
Noe Noe by Blue Dot Sessions
Vengeful by Blue Dot Sessions

Post-production:
Josh Elstro of Elstro Production

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