Obama was elected…
“on a platform of universal health care, ending the Iraq war, a massive cap and trade system, 18 billion in new money for education, a revamping of the tax code to make it more progressive, a restoration of our civil liberties and enforcement of our anti-discrimination laws, a doubling of foreign aid, a huge expansion of national service tied to making college more affordable, tightening regulation in the financial markets, an unprecedented set of ethics and transparency rules governing the white house.”
For a while it seemed that the USA was headed nowhere. Now, as Lessig says in this great but long article, there is hope.
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