10 Steps to Repair American Democracy / Edition 1

10 Steps to Repair American Democracy / Edition 1

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10 Steps to Repair American Democracy / Edition 1

In 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy Steven Hill addresses the problems plaguing the US political system, outlining his ten-step program to improve American democracy. He proposes specific reforms to give voters more choices at the ballot box, boost voter turnout, reduce Senate 'filibustering' and end excessive corporate dominance. In the face of mounting cynicism about the US political system, 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy is a refreshing blueprint for how to resurrect the Founders' democratic vision. It will change the way you think about US politics.

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ISBN-13: 9780976062158
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/12/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Hendrik Hertzberg Introduction Double Trouble: The Political Collapse That Preceded the Economic Collapse One Secure the Vote Two Expand Voter Participation Three Increase Voter Choice with Instant Runoff Voting Four Scrap Winner-Take-All Elections Five Direct Election of the President Six Overhaul the US Senate Seven Reclaim the Airwaves Eight Minimize Money's Role Nine Reform the Supreme Court Ten Restore Faith in Government: "Government Is Good for You" Conclusion Renewing the American Republic Notes Acknowedgments Index About the Author

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