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?
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.
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”
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”
New party comin’ round in USA? I could join … maybe takeover of Dems is a bit much, tho’!