Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the political elite In a previous post, I looked at structuring the political elite. Since much
Victory in democratic systems seems straightforward: get a majority and rule unopposed. To combat the obvious dangers of this, various “checks and balances” exist which
To the people of the world, My name is Sortitia, and I am running for president of my country, Anyland. We are a small country,
Keith Sutherland and I have written a brief paper for the upcoming Political Thought Conference in January. I think we’ve reduced some complex ideas down
Bills born in a traditional legislative chamber have many mothers. They start as a proposal from a single member, but then go through a series
Democratic reform should focus on convening citizen panels on a regular basis to make small decisions. The target should be policies that are politically challenging, but conceptually simple.
So, I wrote a book. I originally intended to publish it. My editor/publisher Keith Sutherland sent it out to reviewers, who came back with a