Problems With Today's Political Systems Explained

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Problems With Today's Political Systems Explained

 I recently ran across a couple of videos on YouTube that do a pretty good job of explaining the problems with today's political party systems and offers alternatives that would work much better. These videos apply to several different countries, but they especially apply to American politics.

The Problems With First Past the Post Voting Explained

The Alternative Vote Explained

Gerrymandering Explained

Multiple Party Gerrymandering

Mixed-Member Proportional Representation Explained

I've always found the modern political systems used in most countries today to be flawed, but I could never quite put my finger on the exact flaws and explain them in my own words. This guy did a pretty good job of doing exactly that. They're definitely worth a watch if you have the time.

"Now this ... is the noble truth of the origin of suffering: it is this craving which leads to renewed existence, accompanied by delight and lust, seeking delight here and there, that is, craving for sensual pleasures, craving for existence, craving for extermination." - Buddha, the 2nd Noble Truth