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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Wonders of the Middle Class
Why do we all consider ourselves to be part of the “middle class”? Does inequality serve a psychic purpose for us? Yes, says author, as long as we live in a world that is ultimately a zero-sum game, and all sustainable economic models say that is exactly where we live.
American Politics for the 21st Century
Published June 4, 2018 in Warp & Woof American Politics for the 21st Century Making the Old New Again William Sundwick Something has happened to the American political order in the last few years – both before and since the last Presidential election. Neither major political party is “your father’s” Democratic or Republican Party. PartisansContinue reading “American Politics for the 21st Century”
Making of a Lefty
Published June 17, 2017 in Warp & Woof Making of a Lefty Populism Isn’t Only for the Right William Sundwick Things have changed in American politics over the last hundred years. In 1917, there was a Democratic Party that had embraced the soul of the Progressive Era (started by Republicans), seemingly dedicated to a “FairContinue reading “Making of a Lefty”
Link from The Nation
New party comin’ round in USA? I could join … maybe takeover of Dems is a bit much, tho’!