How to renew America’s democracy | Curio

How to renew America’s democracy

9 mins | Mar 15, 2021

A dose of voting reform and scrapping the filibuster would help. "When politics is infected by bad faith, that can make the situation worse. If the rules of politics became the main field of combat, the system itself could come to seem even more illegitimate to voters. However, it is a bit late to worry about that. As the assault on Congress on January 6th suggests, a struggle over procedure and voting is already under way. America must emerge better able to govern itself without resorting to once-a-session monster-bills. As a result, the incentives which reward bitter partisanship could be tempered — including through voting reform. Fortunately, this is not an idle hope."

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