Harvard Professor campaigns to reduce corruption surrounding money in politics and conservatives fake IRS Scandal

02/27/14 Robert Lorei
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Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig

Today on Radioactivity Rob Lorei talks with Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig about his new campaign to reduce the power of money in politics. Professor Lessig recently completed a protest walk across New Hampshire with dozens of supporters. He is trying to build a coalition called “New Hampshire Rebellion” to fight the corrupting influence of money in politics-- ahead of the crucial 2016 presidential primary in the state. Lessig will deliver the keynote address at a symposium about political corruption and elections on this Friday afternoon at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport.

Professor Lessig will present from 1-1:50 p.m. Click here for a complete schedule.

Later, the show continues to explore the role of money and politics. 501 C 4 non-profit organizations are playing a larger and larger role in politics. For months conservatives have been complaining that conservative non-profits are receiving undo scrutiny from the IRS over their political activities. An investigation into the so called IRS scandal was completed this week and Representative. Yesterday Sander Levin made a speech about the IRS investigation and new rules being proposed to find the funders of 501(c)(4) organizations.

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