Submitted by fyl on Sun, 2014/05/04 - 11:15.
Today, this has nothing to do with Nicaragua but, someday, it could. Lawrence Lessig is trying to get control of the government back into the hands of the people. That means US national government, state government, ... His idea is to start a Political Action Committee that represents people rather than corporations, special interest groups.
If you are interested, check out MayOne.us. They started on 1 May and have already raised almost $400,000. It seems like grassroots politics at its best.