Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It

Author: Lawrence Lessig
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by diego   2017-08-19
2. Is the subject of Republic Lost by Larry Lessig. I could not recommend that book enough.

by taliesinb   2017-08-19
> if you're going to launder money, you should launder a whole shitload of it

Yes. Or rather, if you're going to launder money, make sure you're making healthy campaign contributions, hiring ex-politicians and their staffers as lobbyists, oiling the great lobbying machine, etc...

For those who haven't read it, Lessig has written a rather nice book on exactly how this kind of "soft corruption" works:

by draggnar   2017-08-19
also his book -