The World’s Oldest Democracy Is One of Its Worst

CIC senior fellow James Traub discusses the fundamental problems and recent changes to American electoral rules.

"It is absolutely true that the legacy of slavery and legalized racism makes the United States different from virtually every other democracy in the world. Yet it is the gross politicization of the U.S. electoral process that allows parties at the state and federal level to reshape the rules to their own benefit."

Read the full article at Foreign Policy here.

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Jul 06, 2021
James Traub