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http://fruitsandvotes.com/?p=126   Fruits & Votes: What if the USA changed to proportional representation?  9-24-2005.

6. Abolish the Electoral College System for electing a president.  A president must win by a majority of individual votes (not just a plurality of votes), using the method of Instant Runoff Voting. Each voter will rank slated candidates from most favorite to least favorite. And it may take two or more rounds of voting to eliminate the candidate with the fewest votes, until eventually one of the remaining candidates captures at least 51 percent of the vote.

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2013/02/06/abolish-the-electoral-college?page=2   US News and World Report: "Abolish the Electoral College: The current presidential elector system is outdated and easily manipulated," by David Stewart, 2-6-2013. 

http://www.progressive.org/abolish-electoral-college   The Progressive: "Abolish the Electoral College, Fast!" by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman,  2-2-2013.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/taylorbrodarick/2012/11/04/its-time-to-abolish-the-electoral-college/  Forbes.com: It's Time to Abolish the Electoral College, 11-04-2012.    

7. Allow Congress--not the president--to select Supreme Court judges, who will serve for four-year terms.  Judges may serve multiple terms. 

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_are_US_Supreme_Court_justices_appointed   Wiki.answers.com: How Are US Supreme Court Justices Appointed.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Term_limits_in_the_United_States   Wikipedia: Term Limits in the United States. 

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http://www.policymic.com/articles/27204/give-supreme-court-justices-term-limits  Policymic.com: "Give Supreme Court Justices Term Limits," by Ruby Lee. 

8. Implement a decentralized, non-hierarchical, or grassroots, approach to public schools:  The neighbors who live within the boundaries of each public elementary, middle, and high school will democratically establish their own school philosophy and curriculum, using public funds.  There will no longer be federal, state, county, or township control of neighborhood schools.  This should improve neighborhood togetherness, as neighbors ideally become tribal, in a new and modern way.

http://www.summerhillschool.co.uk/ A.S. Neill's Summerhill School.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/30/brooklyn-free-school-_n_2214263.html  Huffington Post: "At Brooklyn Free School, A Movement Reborn with Liberty and No Testing for All," by Lucus Kavner, 11-30-2012.

http://www.greenshirearts.org/the-greenshire-school/articles/the-holistic-education-movement.php  Greenshire Arts Consortium: Institute for Holistic Studies: "The Holistic Education Movement," by Scott H. Forbes, 6-28-1996, edited by Greenshire. 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWpgN-icKzc&list=PL3F13A53F13C9889B  Institute for Liberal Studies: An Agency of the Florida State University: Student Government Association: 14 youtube lectures: Bill Ayers and Kathleen Kemp, 1-12-2009.   

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribalism   Wikipedia article on Tribalism. 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Civilization#New_Tribal_Revolution   Wikipedia: Beyond Civilization is a nonfiction book by Daniel Quinn.  Beyond Civilization is Quinn's foremost book on New Tribalism. 

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