Our sense of things is that the US is a two party system and the best way to effect change in a two party system is to choose the party that aligns more closely with your goals and while also working within that party to move it more towards your vision. And to work to create more diversity within both political parties — maybe even to the point that you could vote Republican in some races and Democrat in others. We think that stopping gerrymandering and changing the primary process so that it stops choosing extreme candidates would do much more towards righting our democracy than promoting third party alternatives. We’ve had eras of much healthier democracy and we had a two party system then — so it is hard to see how that is the critical issue at play here.
Now we gather some articles that we hope to later review