FORA.tv Speaker - Zephyr Teachout

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Biography

Zephyr Teachout is an associate law professor at Fordham Law School. She writes about political law, with a focus on corruption: her book Corruption in America (Harvard University Press) is coming out in fall 2014. She is also known for her innovative work as director of online organizing for Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign, where she led the first technical team developing social media tools for supporters, many of which were used in Obama's 2008 online campaign. As the first national director of the Sunlight Foundation, she led several crowd-sourced investigative journalism projects, including a national campaign to expose the political connections behind earmarks. She is a fellow at the New America Foundation’s Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative, working on developing frameworks to understand the role of monopolistic companies in American political ecosystem.

2 Programs

Eliminate Corporate Subsidies

04.06.16 | 01:40:37 min | 0 comments

Money Spent on Political Speech Cannot Be Limited

06.26.14 | 01:32:20 min | 0 comments