The Failure of America's Winner-Take-All Politics
"It will change the way you think about American politics."
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Lind says, "Fixing
Elections is the most important book
on American democracy that has come out
in many years."
"Here's the eye-opening news from
Steven Hill's new book: our 'winner take
all' electoral system is a mug's game
that makes losers of us all. He explains
why -- convincingly. And he tells us
what we can do about it."
to read what Lani Guinier, William Greider,
Robert Dahl, Paul Taylor, Katrina vanden Heuvel
and many more say about the book.
to listen to video/audio of Steven
Hill's presentation on NPR's
Was the lesson of Florida
punch-cards that we need better
voting machines, or that there's something deeply wrong with a system where the candidate with fewer votes wins the office? Fixing Elections shows why it's not just the Electoral College that's outdated, but our entire 18th-century Winner Take All political system, including the way we elect our legislatures.
While voter turnout plummets to single digits (even episodes of "Survivor" drew larger audiences than cast votes for either Gore or Bush), analysts have blamed the growing apathy of the American electorate. But as provocative political critic Steven Hill so eloquently argues, we're not a lazier, less civic-minded people than our grandparents. Voting just seems pointless to many citizens because they recognize the
truth: their votes really DON'T
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