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Is the Multiparty System Really Better?

February 28, 2023

Multiparty systems usually have a high level of engagement. The interest groups they represent are varied and can even be factionalized. Just like the Nazis, who thrived in a highly factionalized multiparty democracy. […]

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Understanding the Two-party Dominant Systems

February 28, 2023

Multiparty systems exist in countries where people vote for political parties rather than individual candidates. Two-party systems emerge in countries which have a single, strong leadership, often a president. […]

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What Role Do Political Parties Play in Dysfunctional States?

February 27, 2023

Political parties in dysfunctional states often rule by the gun. They often have the backing of security forces. That is why they end up building infrastructure at times when the system seems to be headed toward complete collapse. In this sense, they often step in and perform almost like the government normally would. […]

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Ranked Choice: The Rarely Used Electoral System

February 21, 2023

Though not very widely used, the ranked choice voting system has many advantages. It not only does away with the spoiler effect, it also produces moderate candidates, and punishes divisive ones. […]

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How to Deal with Collective Action Problems?

January 15, 2023

Decisions about solving a collective action problem are inevitable features of modern society. However, there are times when the collective action problems are likely to solve themselves. […]

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What Are Collective Action Problems?

January 15, 2023

Collective action problems emerge from situations where society could benefit if people contributed to a common cause, but where people don’t do so. […]

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Risk-taking and Government’s Intervention

January 9, 2023

Neither inventions/innovations nor entrepreneurship would be possible without trying new ideas, and new ideas would not come true without taking any risks. That’s when government steps in. […]

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