Both Lee Drutman of New America and Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia have invested much of their career in the mechanics of electoral reform — RCV and PR, independent redistricting commissions, and the like – what will it take to move the ball forward?
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Tired of Polarization? Go Multi-Party!
The United States will never be Denmark, but Danes are happy with their multi-party democracy. What are the prospects for proportional representation in America?
Tale of Two Freshmen
Abigail Spanberger and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both came to Washington with 2018 “Blue Wave” election, both were re-elected in 2020, but they each went public with very different takes on the 2020 election results. Who’s right? Both of them?
Link from HuffPost
All Dem presidential candidates sorted by three strategies? a) unity (Biden’s bi-partisan “epiphany”; b) revolution (Bernie’s political mass movement); c) change the system (Warren’s anti-corruption measures, seriously almost more left than Bernie!)
2018 Election Recap
Published November 15, 2018 in Warp & Woof 2018 Election Recap Blue Ripple or Wave? William Sundwick It didn’t take long after the 2016 election for organizing to start. The Women’s March the day after the Inauguration was an affirmation of public disdain for the newly elected president and everything he stood for. So angry,Continue reading “2018 Election Recap”
Politics of Outrage
Published April 11, 2018 in Warp & Woof Politics of Outrage Debating Policy and Ideology Is Only Fun for a Few William Sundwick The first principle of politics: it’s about gaining and wielding power. Practitioners of politics are interested mostly in dominance. They’re motivated by biology and genes. The second principle of politics: weContinue reading “Politics of Outrage”