Reforming the American Political System: News Roundup

Reforming the American Political System: News Roundup

In case you missed any of these articles we here at Change the Rules think are important talking points in the national conversation on how we can change the rules of our political system, we’ve compiled a list of September news articles for your reading...
4 Tactics to Open Competition in U.S. Elections

4 Tactics to Open Competition in U.S. Elections

Why do voters keep re-electing incumbents in a system they hate? Because election rules are set up to preclude genuine competition. If we want to change these rules, we need to open up competition within the DNC and RNC. We also need to allow independents to compete...
Our Two-Party Monopoly Practices Pseudo-Competition

Our Two-Party Monopoly Practices Pseudo-Competition

Political parties thrive by emphasizing social and economic issues. These are wedge issues – such as pro-choice vs. pro-life – designed to drive people apart. These types of wedge issues present citizens with extreme alternatives that don’t actually solve any...
Politics in the U.S. is a Business

Politics in the U.S. is a Business

Politics is a business. Did you know that this make up has nothing to do with the constitution? “The constitution makes no mention of political parties, party primaries, ballot-access procedures and the countless other rules that drive today’s politics,” according to...

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