Electoral reform is possible

last updated: Jun 17, 2024

In a different era, when communication technology had not so completely tamed geography, the deficiencies of the US political system were kept in check by the diversity of an all-politics-is-local world.

Now all politics is national. Dysfunction latent in our arrangements has emerged, a blister burst, a festival of maggots dancing in the wound. We're not going to uninvent the internet...

Electoral reform is possible. It is easy. Nothing is more urgent, or more hopeful.

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