19 Oct '11, 4pm

My latest post: Could #OccupyWallStreet Become a Constitutional Convention? #ows @maddow

Last week, Rachel Maddow interviewed Harvard law professor, Lawrence Lessig (video above) about his new book, Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It , which details the problems caused by our money-soaked political system and explains the method the framers of our Constitution developed for dealing with such a situation. The process involves 34 states calling for a new constitutional convention. And in this context of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street movement and Occupy events around the country, hearing Lessig explain this solution, I couldn't help but wonder if OWS could eventually end up becoming the driving force behind a new constitutional convention. Well, as of this morning, it might be happening.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/could-occupy-wall...

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