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Citizens Rising: A Republic Held Hostage And The Plan To Take It Back

Represent Boston

Friday, September 19, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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The US political system is broken.

What is the affect of big money on our government? Are we living in an Oligarchy?

Citizens Rising Anti-Corruption Weekend is a chance to explore how our corrupt system prevents progress on all major issues, encourages political extremism, and concentrates power among the wealthy at the expense of the rest of us. And it's the chance to ask:

“What am I going to do about it?”

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Gilens - Lessig

 

On Friday, September 19, 2014 from 5–9pm, join us for a conversation with featured speakers Lawrence Lessig (Harvard) and Martin Gilens (Princeton) at our symposium, Citizens Rising: A Republic Held Hostage and the Plan to Take It Back.

We'll start by examining the way moneyed interests influence our government and how this has led to the institutional corruption of our republic. Then we'll have a panel discussion to learn about possible solutions and discuss what each of us can do to make a difference.

MORE INFO
A detailed schedule, a list of participating organizations, and other details are available on our website, 
CitizensRising.us.

JOIN THE DIALOGUE
Have questions for the panel discussion? Tweet your question to @Citizens_Rising.

TAKE ACTION
Ready to get to work? Join us at our Hack for Democracy workshop on Saturday & Sunday, September 20–21, where we'll be working on a variety of ideas and projects focused on getting money out of politics.

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Join us at the MIT Kresge Auditorium on September 19th.

Kresge Auditorium

Have questions about Citizens Rising: A Republic Held Hostage And The Plan To Take It Back? Contact Represent Boston

When & Where


MIT Kresge Auditorium
48 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Friday, September 19, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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Represent Boston

We are a local chapter of Represent.Us. We fight corruption in the greater Boston area.

We are building a non-partisan movement to pass tough anti-corruption laws in cities and states across America, and end the legalized corruption that has come to define modern politics.

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