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GOOD Talks: Lawrence Lessig on Money and Political Corruption

The Harvard law professor, political activist, and founder of Rootstrikers came by GOOD HQ to talk about his plan for reforming our political system.

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Harvard law professor and political activist Lawrence Lessig has made it his mission to fight the corrupting influence of money in government. He's the founder of Rootstrikers, a nonprofit devoted to reforming a political system in which ordinary people no longer have influence. He's also the author of the recent Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress—and a Plan to Stop It, which looks at how wealthy special interests and changes in campaign finance laws have brought America to the position it is in today.

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GOOD Talks: Architect Peter Busby on Sustainable Design

Peter Busby of powerhouse architecture firm Perkins+Will has made it his mission to improve people's lives through design.

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Peter Busby of powerhouse architecture firm Perkins+Will has made it his mission to improve people's lives through design. His projects include the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (a "living lab" that generates extra power for the University of British Columbia campus) and Dockside Green (a mixed-use community that is one of the world's greenest developments).

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