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Uploaded on Aug 29, 2011
Priceless Politics: the secret to making democracy work Why does the world's greatest democracy struggle to solve big problems? Jefferson Smith offers a surprisingly simple matrix that will have you thinking in new ways about our public problems -- and how we might solve them.
Jefferson Smith founded the Bus Project, which has registered over 70,000 voters and engaged 1000s in grassroots democracy (like Trick or Vote). Elected in 2008, he has championed policy on online voter registration, transparent budgeting, human trafficking, water investment, economic gardening, and energy efficient "cool schools"... but he's still best known for rickrolling the legislature.
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