Tag Archives: Political Science

Politics is about self interest

I’ve read a lot of history, including American history of the 18th and 19th centuries.  It’s interesting to read about the politics of these periods.  From a distance across generations and centuries, you can see the distinction between the self … Continue reading

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Why the US two party system is so entrenched

The other day, I came across this Big Think explanation by historian Sean Wilentz on why the US always seems to gravitate to a two party system. Unfortunately, while I think Wilentz touches on the main points, his explanation doesn’t … Continue reading

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SMBC:Revolution: A Guide

SMBC has been on a roll lately with insightful posts.  Anyone struggling against the establishment should ponder this one. Click through to get the full size version. via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. …and the cycle continues.

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