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Can multi-party democracy break us out of the "doom loop" of American politics?

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Optimism in a new brand of democracy, a vibrant explosion of commitment and overtime involvement that is changing things from the bottom up, fueled by the youth and energy of millennials among others, is evident and contagious in this interview of author Lee Drutman.

His newly published “Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop” advocates for a multiparty system that “allows for greater fuildity, actual compromise and more accurate representation of voters.”

The interviewer, David Daley, author of the forthcoming (March 17)“Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy,” shares and illustrates this optimism in his highly readable volume filled with inspiring anecdotal accounts.

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Bernie Sanders IS the person to best lead this country into a true multi-party political system, mostly because Bernie is one of the few, if not the only, person who is not owned by the 1% and corporate America.

Bernie Sanders is also the only person within our national political system with a large enough base of people that will be needed to make it happen.

Bernie Sanders also has the strength of morality and character along with the drive to make it happen!!!

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Thank you for your good comment! I thoroughly agree about Bernie. The others have been bought off. They behave that way and are that way. Bernie is nothing but the ideal we all aspire toward.

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AGREED!

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