To Rescue Politics, Adopt Small-Donor Reforms

"If you believe that our Congress is corrupted, if you believe that corruption can be solved only by removing its source, if you believe special-interest funded elections are that source, then some version of small-donor funded elections is the core to a strategy that could restore this republic," says Lawrence Lessig, Roy L. Furman professor of law at Harvard Law School and eminent advocate of open government, in this excerpt from his new book. (posted 10/04/2011)