The French Election and Why America Doesn’t Have More Parties

By: Tuesday April 17, 2012 12:32 pm

If you want to understand why America is stuck with a broken two party system, look at France, which also has a presidential system but still manages to have multiple competing parties. The first round of the French Presidential election will take place in a few days — April 22nd.  Currently the polling for this [...]

61% Favor Idea of an Independent Presidential Candidate Running

By: Wednesday November 2, 2011 11:15 am

The American people are now very favorably inclined towards the idea of an independent presidential candidate challenging both Barack Obama and the eventual Republican nominee next year. According to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll an overwhelming 61 percent favor the idea of such a challenge, while only 32 percent hold an unfavorable opinion of [...]