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By Michael Waldman

"Waldman's ebook is a name to hands, which every body who cares approximately our democratic procedure should still learn, take up, debate, after which use as a signpost for change."

- Doris Kearns Goodwin

"With Thomas Paine's reward for tremendous brevity, Michael Waldman tells us precisely what is wrong with our democracy and precisely the way to repair it within the time it takes to observe a movie."

- Jonathan regulate, Newsweek, writer of The Defining Moment

IMAGINE AN the USA within which an enormous variety of humans repeatedly vote; the place vote casting is simple, obtainable to all, and reasonable; within which campaigns understand they can't win by means of dividing slivers of the voters, yet by means of energizing huge numbers at the back of their plans and ideas.

This the USA is Seven Steps Away.

A go back to good judgment presents the Brennan middle document at the most crucial flaws in our present democratic procedure and the daring reforms that might revitalize our nation.

  • End Voter Registration as we all know It
  • Fix digital Voting
  • Increase Voter Turnout
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • End Partisan Gerrymandering
  • End the Electoral College
  • Curb the Imperial Presidency and attach Congress

A go back to logic is a passionate demand switch, a highway map for restoring the imaginative and prescient of the Founding Fathers and renewing the nice spirit of the US the place the folks run the govt and the govt works for the folk.

"Seven eminently useful feedback that minimize to the guts of ways politics really works during this nation— and that promise reforms which can truly work."

- Sean Wilentz, Princeton college, writer of The upward thrust of yankee Democracy

"Michael Waldman's e-book is a clarion demand reinvigorating voter participation and different key points of our democracy."

- consultant John Conyers, Jr., member of Congress

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