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A Return to Common Sense: Seven Bold Ways to Revitalize by Michael Waldman

By Michael Waldman

"Waldman's booklet is a name to fingers, which every body who cares approximately our democratic approach may still learn, soak up, debate, after which use as a signpost for change."

- Doris Kearns Goodwin

"With Thomas Paine's present for amazing brevity, Michael Waldman tells us precisely what is wrong with our democracy and precisely how one can repair it within the time it takes to observe a movie."

- Jonathan regulate, Newsweek, writer of The Defining Moment

IMAGINE AN the US during which an enormous variety of humans generally vote; the place balloting is straightforward, available to all, and reasonable; during which campaigns recognize they can't win by means of dividing slivers of the citizens, yet by means of energizing huge numbers at the back of their plans and ideas.

This the US is Seven Steps Away.

A go back to logic presents the Brennan heart document at the most important flaws in our present democratic procedure and the daring reforms that might revitalize our nation.

  • End Voter Registration as we all know It
  • Fix digital Voting
  • Increase Voter Turnout
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • End Partisan Gerrymandering
  • End the Electoral College
  • Curb the Imperial Presidency and connect Congress

A go back to good judgment is a passionate demand switch, a street map for restoring the imaginative and prescient of the Founding Fathers and renewing the nice spirit of the US the place the folks run the govt. and the govt. works for the folk.

"Seven eminently functional feedback that lower to the center of ways politics really works during this kingdom— and that promise reforms which can truly work."

- Sean Wilentz, Princeton college, writer of The upward push of yankee Democracy

"Michael Waldman's publication is a clarion demand reinvigorating voter participation and different key elements of our democracy."

- consultant John Conyers, Jr., member of Congress

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