They join us to talk about a new campaign finance proposal — and if it’s even possible to get the money genie back in the bottle.
Sarbanes will give a public lecture, "Building A Grassroots Democracy," Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Harvard Law School.
Both Lessig and Sarbanes will be part of a panel discussion, "Grassroots Democracy: How would it work?" Friday at noon at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
- Rep. John Sarbanes, Democratic representative for Maryland's 3rd Congressional District
- Lawrence Lessig, director of Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics and professor at Harvard Law School. He's the author of "Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress — And A Plan To Stop It."
This segment aired on November 8, 2012.