G-T0EQG81BZP Episode 69: Is the Two-Party System Hurting or Helping Americans?
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Episode 69: Is the Two-Party System Hurting or Helping Americans?

August 10, 2020

Show Notes

Here we tackle the stagnation of the American political parties and what might enable third parties to get more traction.

0.40 The stagnation of the two-party system

5.30 the role of the Republicans 

6.30 The history of the two-party system in the US

9.45 Mechanisms that help entrench the two parties

10.45 Voting systems - Winner-Take-All versus Proportional Representation

17.00 The Media & Political Polarization

19.00 Potential catalysts for the emergence of third parties in the US

25.45 The Wisdom of the People, Or Not

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