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Our friend Joe Brewer over at Cognitive Policy Works takes on an issue that’s been the subject of some discussion among those on “both” sides of the aisle. The answer is a little more complex than you may imagine, and Joe’s thoughts are well worth the read.
by Joe Brewer
Changing our politics will involve significant shifts in political – and interpersonal – culture.
This may seem like a truism, yet it is common practice among progressive “political junkies” to place nearly all their attention on electoral campaigns and legislative battles. The assumption seems to be that if only we get more of our people in office the world will magically become a better place.
My colleagues and I advocate for an alternative approach that is more empowering for citizens. And we believe it is more likely to succeed.
Before telling you about what we recommend, it might be helpful to know where our thinking comes from. Continue reading