“So the question is how do we unrig this system?” says Lawrence, who clearly doesn’t just play a superhero on the big screen. “I’m obsessed with this idea – not just of unrigging it, but actually fixing it.”
The solution, according to Lawrence and Silver, is the American Anti-Corruption Act. It aims to wrestle power away from billionaire donors with key changes such as ending gerrymandered voting districts, establishing automatic voter registration and overhauling lobbying laws.
“If you do nothing,” Lawrence says in the YouTube video, “nothing changes.”