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Through interviews with politicians, journalists, activists, and the latest and greatest names in the fight to restore our democracy, the Another Way podcast explores the plans and policies for returning power to the people.

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Another Way, by Lawrence Lessi‪g‬ Lawrence Lessig

    • Government
    • 4.8 • 160 Ratings

Through interviews with politicians, journalists, activists, and the latest and greatest names in the fight to restore our democracy, the Another Way podcast explores the plans and policies for returning power to the people.

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    Reform and The Future of the Republican Party

    Reform and The Future of the Republican Party

    In this episode, Lawrence Lessig speaks with Bill Kristol, longtime conservative pundit, about democracy reform and the future of the Republican Party.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Representative Khanna on H.R. 1 and the Fight for Reform

    Representative Khanna on H.R. 1 and the Fight for Reform

    In this episode, Lawrence Lessig speaks with Representative Ro Khanna, who serves California's 17th Congressional district. Rep. Khanna gives listeners a legislative update on the For The People Act, and he speaks candidly about the threat of a Senate filibuster, the need for public campaign financing, the early days of the Biden administration, and the insurrection attempt on January 6th.

    • 47 min
    Congress Can Act Now To Protect The Right To Vote

    Congress Can Act Now To Protect The Right To Vote

    In this episode, Lawrence Lessig is joined by Guy-Uriel Charles, the Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law at Duke Law School. Lessig and Charles explore the differences between H.R. 1 (the For The People Act) and H.R. 4 (the Voting Rights Advancement Act), and argue Congress should pass H.R. 1 first.

    Note: Equal Citizens is highly supportive of both H.R. 1 and H.R. 4.

    • 57 min
    The Quest To Understand "The People"

    The Quest To Understand "The People"

    On this episode, Lawrence Lessig speaks with Frank Luntz, longtime GOP communications expert. The two discuss the January 6th riots, Trump, our broken system of government, and the news media that divides us.

    • 56 min
    The Architect of The For The People Act (H.R. 1)

    The Architect of The For The People Act (H.R. 1)

    In this episode, Larry Lessig speaks with Representative John Sarbanes, the architect of the For The People Act (H.R. 1). The two dive into the provisions of this critically important piece of legislation to fix our democracy, what to expect in the months ahead, and why they are optimistic about its success.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Drawing Inspiration From Alaska

    Drawing Inspiration From Alaska

    In this episode, Adam Eichen speaks with Scott Kendall and Jason Grenn of Alaskans for Better Elections, the campaign that successfully brought ranked choice voting and top four nonpartisan primaries to Alaska through a ballot initiative. They discuss the importance of the reforms, how they organized during COVID-19, and why the campaign appealed to voters across the political spectrum.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
160 Ratings

160 Ratings

CJMDriver ,

All time favorite

This is one of my all time favorite podcasts. Great topics, great guests, great insights.

Tsarli Mp ,

A gem

Republican? Democrat? Unaffiliated? Doesn’t matter. What changes do you want to see in America? Free university? End welfare? Doesn’t matter. Nothing matters unless you have the ear of Congress and none of us do. Congress spends all their time sucking up to billionaire campaign funders who, in the end, get whatever they want. Changing this inherently corrupted system is Lessig’s focus. He speaks clearly and elegantly and his message deserves to be heard by all.

jrm36 ,

Huh

Listening to episode 66 - interesting, but odd, that you’re broadcasting a bull session where you all bat around ideas about possible digital tools you could build, questions you could ask, etc. I guess I’d prefer a tighter podcast.

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