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Taking back the Republic: Larry Lessig at TED2013Taking back the Republic: Larry Lessig at TED2013

Posted By Helen Walters

Larry Lessig has been referenced twice this morning, first by Wikihouse’s Alastair Parvin and secondly by the musician Amanda Palmer. So it seems only right and proper that the Harvard Law professor should round off this session of TED2013. He’s here to talk about Lesterland, a fictional land with a population of 311 million people of […]

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8 talks on fighting corruption8 talks on fighting corruption

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

When CL Financial — the largest financial institution in Trinidad and Tobago — collapsed in January of 2009, its bailout was far more sweeping than those offered in other countries. “In an unprecedented fit of generosity — and I use that word carefully — the government of the day made a written commitment to repay […]