8 striking parallels between the U.S. and the Roman Empire
Is our republic coming to an unceremonious end? History may not be on America’s side
By Steven Strauss, Alternet
Lawrence Lessig’s Republic Lost documents the corrosive effect of money on our political process. Lessig persuasively makes the case that we are witnessing the loss of our republican form of government, as politicians increasingly represent those who fund their campaigns, rather than our citizens.