I want to put this somewhat intellectual blog posting into perspective. Below is a quote from Matt Taibbi's new book, Griftopia-Bubble Machines, Vamp...
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For the past couple of weeks leading into the mid-term elections we have seen reports in the media on how much campaigns are spending to elect our nat...
Brothers David and Ed Miliband recently went head-to-head in the fight to become the new leader of Britain's Labour party. In the end, Ed won 50.65% of his party's votes to his older brother's 49.35%.
Cameron and Clegg have grabbed the post-election spotlight, and are doing deals behind closed doors to forge a coalition, and force out Brown.
Critics say that young people lack the maturity to vote. Considering the selfish, short-sighted policies our elders vote for time and time again, are we really going to be foolish enough to call this mature?
The importance of encouraging youth participation in our democracy is difficult to overstate, and it is in our interest to avoid becoming apathetic about apathy.
A round of electoral reform victories in key ballot measures suggest that Americans have had enough of antiquated electoral laws.
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