Lee traces the decline of bipartisanship and explains why we need proportional representation
There is no reasonable or timely way to fix this broken system. But there is an alternative: more parties.
Even independent redistricting commissions are limited by the fact that Democrats cluster in cities while Republicans are widely dispersed. But there’s a solution.
Other democracies are polarized, but the U.S. is unique.
We need to reform the U.S. voting system to allow for new parties to emerge outside the existing two-party system.
A record number of Americans say Democrats and Republicans are doing such a poor job that a third party is needed, polling shows
A practical plan for making Congress more interesting, more effective, and more representative.
When citizens vote for parties rather than individuals, countries gain better health systems
Here’s a long-shot idea to fix our system and make our democracy more democratic.
John Adams worried that “a division of the republic into two great parties … is to be dreaded as the great political evil.” And that’s exactly what has come to pass.
The only way to prevent America’s two-party system from succumbing to extremism is to scrap it altogether.