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RT video - The Truthseeker: Looting of America

Both Naked Capitalism and New Economic Perspectives among many others have posted this video. It's fast paced, wide ranging, packed with visuals, and has several guests. Here it is with a transcript, packed with some of the visuals for us visual learners: Read more about RT video - The Truthseeker: Looting of America

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Transcript: Lawrence Lessig on "Aaron's Laws - Law and Justice in a Digital Age"

[The Unknown Transcriber has done a --- oh, heck, I can't use "superlative" any more -- stunningly excellent job transcribing this [applause]. I especially like how Lessig contextualizes Swartz's death as a consequence of corruption. It's all about the rents, baby! --lambert]

This is the full transcript of the "Aaron's Laws" talk given by Lawrence Lessig at Harvard on February 19. A good summary, by Harvard second-year law student Eric Rice, of the talk is here.

Outline of talk:

(1) Aaron
(2) Aaron's works – B©, ©, A©
(3) As a citizen
(4) The "crime"
(5) Godzilla meets Jefferson and Thoreau
(6) Aaron's laws
Closing: Aaron and us

Audience Q&A
#1 - The arrest, MIT and Secret Service, and Abelson report?
#2 - What to do about prosecutorial overreach, especially for those who don't have Aaron's connections?
#3 - Easy for lawyers to make things worse, how to make things better?
#4 - MIT Office of General Counsel running things, not educators? Lawyers huge part of the problem?
#5 - Aaron's third law – how to clean up campaign financing?

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Hey guys? Anybody know what happened to Wikileaks?


I get this at the site. There's a post at Kos' place describing how a Northern District of California court shut down the place -- which seems to me a bad thing.
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