As we approach the 2020 primary and general elections, I thought I should collect in one place a summary of my thoughts on electoral reform, along with links to previous posts on the subject.
What I Learned from Jonestown, and What Our Nation Has Yet to Learn
I learned two lessons from Jonestown. One appears in chapter 9 of my book. The other was more personal and painful, and America may now be in the process of learning it 40 years too late.
It’s Time to Ditch the Primaries
The single biggest flaw in our democracy is the primary system. We lament Russian hacking, political dysfunction, and toxic tribalism among voters, yet we ignore the obvious cause and an elegant fix.
Dogs, Eclipses, and How to See Reality
Reflections on a summer of both wonder and discontent.
Baby Jesus and the War on Christmas
Christmas is a microcosm of the biological roots of religion. Read this at the Huffington Post. Share this: