We don’t have to have a system of government that actually encourages these destructive zero-sum strategies. We could adopt another election system, such as proportional representation, or even instant runoff voting (IRV), that allows for more than just two parties in the running without worrying about the “spoiler” effect.
|By: Jon Walker Monday September 12, 2011 2:00 pm|
|By: Ryan Cook Saturday September 10, 2011 5:08 pm|
I was up late doing some thinking after the GOP debate on why membership at FDL is so important to me, and what benefits it offers to others who join. I just graduated in 2009, and I like to think that is not all that long ago. I was 23 years old, on the job hunt, sending out 20 resumes a day, interviewing at temp-to-hire firms, willing to take anything and trying to show off my credentials.
I realized that I had a lot of experience on campaigns, and my grades were great, but I did not “get that involved.” What I am getting at here is that FDL is a great member benefits program to become a part of as a young college student or recent graduate.
|By: Ryan Cook Friday August 26, 2011 8:40 am|
I just finished compiling all the great questions and sending out answers to guests of the conference call last week with Lt. Dan Choi.
What a riveting and passionate event!