How does our two-party system fail democracy? How can we deal with excessive partisanship? Seth Masket looks at this in his new book, “The Inevitable Party.” Seth Masket is an expert on state politics, campaigns and elections, and the durability of political parties in the United States. He is a professor of political science at the […]
To American ears, the Pirate Party sounds like a joke, like all those people who vote for “Mickey Mouse” or “Deez Nutz” in U.S elections. It brings to mind the the idea of candidates dressing up in tricorner hats and eye patches and saying “Arrrr” a lot. But the Pirate Party is very real, it’s […]
It’s no secret people are frustrated with our two major political parties. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean Nation discusses why the parties need to change their ways to realign with where the country is going, and not where we’ve been.
It’s time for your Democracy Checkup. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean explains why he thinks people have lost faith in the Democratic Party, and why people distrust public institutions.