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Becoming better informed won’t help. Here’s a small easy step towards political change.

June 12, 2015

Now here’s a neat idea!

This article on the Fabius Maximus website suggests bugging publishers/authors/editors of existing websites with reform-minded readership, to alter their format, and go beyond providing information / analysis / criticism, and take steps to organize or motivate their readership for action (like assign tasks???)

Fabius Maximus website

Summary:  You can make a difference by taking small steps towards political reform for America. It takes a few hundred words to take you to the bottom line, but I believe you will find it worth the journey.  {1st of 2 posts today.}

American Reform Party logo If only stickers could reform America!

Pouring more water on a rock does not make it wetter.

A new paper in 2006 built on a long series of previous social science research, giving us a powerful insight about the origin of our dysfunctional politics: “It Feels Like We’re Thinking: The Rationalizing Voter and Electoral Democracy” by Christopher Achen and Larry Bartels (Professors of Politics, Princeton) — Abstract…

The familiar image of rational electoral choice has voters weighing the competing candidates’ strengths and weaknesses, calculating comparative distances in issue space, and assessing the president’s management of foreign affairs and the national economy. Indeed, once or twice…

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