What is the impact of democratic overload in USA elections? (Short essay)

It has been a little while since I posted something with a bit more meat to its bones, so here is a short essay on US politics -  What is the impact of democratic overload in USA elections? It is paradoxical that in the country that is the world’s greatest advocate of democracy, turnout at … Continue reading What is the impact of democratic overload in USA elections? (Short essay)

Why does turnout in USA elections tend to be relatively low? (Short Essay)

It is paradoxical that in the country that is the world’s greatest advocate of democracy, turnout at elections is among the lowest in the democratic world, particularly as other forms of participation, such as pressure group activity, are high. High voter abstention in US elections can be explained using a number of simple terms such … Continue reading Why does turnout in USA elections tend to be relatively low? (Short Essay)