32 Year old politician and writer in the United States. I am for the peoples party and a huge advocate for any progressive policies. I also write short stories from time to time and love sharing them.
Strengths and Weaknesses of Different voting systems
Over the years Democracy has taken many shapes and forms. It has invaded Europe, The Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceana. Yet the way each democracy dose voting is extremely different. Instead of taking a really deep look we are going to take a look at all the different ways people are currently voting, and how it works. After I will give my personal grade of how good it is and why I feel that way. Bear in mind I go by a few metrics. First is how does it treats third parties? Second how effective has it been to keep dictators from gaming it. Third how many people on average actually participate this way and don’t stay home. And finally does it allow for real change in party politics AKA turn over. Mind you I wont touch upon all these metrics but I will explain my ranking out of five stars as to the big reasons it goes there due to some metrics being obvious in the descriptions and explanations of the pros and cons list. At the end I will give you my personal preference as to the voting system I love the most and as to why I suggest it for more modern democracies as well as emerging democracies around the world.
The Greatest Country in the world… For Who?
The by line by every politician, “we live in the greatest country in the history of the world!” but the real question: is it really the greatest for everyone? Can everyone truly look inside themselves and say yes, this country Is great for me an I’m living my best life here.
How They Divide US
For ages the Democrat and Republican parties have been dividing the middle class against each other. one says it’s for law and order, the other says it’s for co-operative understanding and less harsher penalties. They use the divisive rhetoric of Gun control or abortion rights issues to get us grouped into camps either for or against specific key issues. What if I was to tell you they didn’t care about those issues? What if I said those were only catalysts for you to see your fellow worker as the "other" and not as a brother or sister?