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Another Way, by Lawrence Lessig
41 minutes | Nov 4, 2022
An Oakland Ballot Initiative That Could Inspire The Nation
Adam Eichen speaks with Jonathan Mehta Stein (Executive Director of California Common Cause) and Vernetta Woods (IVE Team leader at Oakland Rising Action). They discuss the innovative fair elections initiative that will appear on this year's midterm ballot in Oakland and how it could inspire similar efforts across the nation. They also speak about what keeps them from burning out, even during an intensive ballot initiative campaign.
64 minutes | Oct 28, 2022
Acknowledging Our Fears, with Rabbi Michael Pollack
Listen to Rabbi Pollack's appearance on Another Way from 2019: https://equalcitizens.us/how-a-rabbi-in-pennsylvania-is-fixing-democracy/
43 minutes | Oct 19, 2022
Another Way is back! Adam Eichen and Lawrence Lessig have a candid conversation about the state of our democracy, feelings of loss (post-Freedom to Vote Act campaign), and what keeps them motivated in a very disturbing political time.
64 minutes | May 26, 2022
No Labels, Polarization, and Reform with Bill Galston
Context for the No Labels phone call leak: https://theintercept.com/2021/06/16/joe-manchin-leaked-billionaire-donors-no-labels/
48 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
On Our Own Failed Democratic State (And What's At Stake On January 17)
A link to the updated New York Review of Books essay: https://medium.lessig.org/1759084fcf6f A link to the original New York Review of Books essay: https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2021/12/10/why-the-us-is-a-failed-democratic-state
108 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
Discussing The John Eastman Memo with John Eastman
Eastman's op-ed clarifying his stance: https://americanmind.org/memo/setting-the-record-straight-on-the-potus-ask/ Full memo: http://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2021/images/09/21/privileged.and.confidential.--.jan.3.memo.on.jan.6.scenario.pdf
52 minutes | Sep 20, 2021
The Pundits vs. The For The People Act
On this episode of Another Way, Adam Eichen is joined by End Citizens United's Adam Bozzi and American Progress' Michael Sozan. The three discuss the media's handling of the fight to pass the For The People Act and why the pundits have missed the mark.
79 minutes | Sep 5, 2021
The Next Great Civil Rights Bill? With Elizabeth Hira
Equity for the People: https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/equity-people Elizabeth's Medium article: https://elizabeth-hira.medium.com/at-what-cost-democracy-remembering-jfks-covert-interventions-on-guyanese-independence-day-fa111dd40ae4 Elizabeth's blog post about the For The People Act as the next great civil rights bill: https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/people-act-americas-next-great-civil-rights-bill
72 minutes | Aug 18, 2021
Fixing The Filibuster To Save Democracy
A link to the video recording of the event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkFI2W5Tta0&t=13s
44 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
The Gerrymandering Deadline with Michael Li
Michael's Washington Post article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/02/voting-fix-that-cannot-wait-stopping-partisan-gerrymandering/
18 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
Why The Filibuster is a Fraud
Watch the video recording of the lecture here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxoMcWxUP7w To find out more about where your senators stand on the filibuster, visit www.equalcitizens.us/itmustgo
25 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
Lessig Goes To New Hampshire
On this episode of Another Way, Lessig shares the audio of his recent speech at “Peaches and Politics” in New Durham, New Hampshire. In it, he describes the stakes of the fight for the For The People Act,and makes the case that tough love is now needed for President Biden.
41 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
For The People Act Update with Jana Morgan
For more information about DFAD, visit: https://dfadcoalition.org/ http://recesscanwait.org/
61 minutes | Aug 1, 2021
Is Filibuster Reform on the Horizon? With Eli Zupnick
On this episode of Another Way, Equal Citizens Executive Director Adam Eichen speaks with Eli Zupnick, spokesperson for the Fix Our Senate Coalition (https://www.fixoursenate.org/) . The two discuss the stakes of the filibuster fight, what filibuster reform might look like, and the prospects for reform.
77 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Seinfeld's Jason Alexander asks: “What’s the deal with H.R. 1?”
A video recording of the event is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4ruZdpFWP8
41 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
An Update on H.R. 1 from Rep. Mondaire Jones
In this episode, Lawrence Lessig speaks to U.S. Representative Mondaire Jones. They discuss Rep. Jones' first few months as a member of Congress, the latest on H.R. 1, the need for a Third Reconstruction, and the filibuster.
53 minutes | May 27, 2021
The Quest To Understand "The People" with Frank Luntz (Part Two)
This conversation builds off a February 5th, 2021 interview, available here: https://equalcitizens.us/the-quest-to-understand-the-people/
70 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Exploring The Informational Ecosystem with Jimmy Wales
On this episode of Another Way, Lawrence Lessig speaks with Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and wt.social. Lessig and Wales discuss the origins of Wikipedia, its architecture, and its ad-free commitment to neutrality. They also attempt to unpack the growing polarization in the media, digital algorithms and the addictiveness of technology, and how to reform the informational ecosystem to ensure better deliberation.
84 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
The Fight For Voting Rights Reform
For this week's episode, we are re-broadcasting the audio of an Equal Citizens event held on March 31st, 2021 entitled, "The Fight For Voting Rights Reform: The Path To H.R. 1 and H.R. 4". The event featured Lawrence Lessig moderating a conversation between Duke Law Professor Guy-Uriel Charles and Emory Professor Carol Anderson. The three scholars discuss voter suppression, the bills that Congress is currently considering to tackle it — the For The People Act and the Voting Rights Advancement Act — and what we can do to ensure their passage and save our democracy. Representative Mondaire Jones makes a special appearance.
62 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Breaking The Two-Party Doom Loop with Lee Drutman
Buy Lee's book here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/breaking-the-two-party-doom-loop-9780190913854?cc=us&lang=en#
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