“Their voice was not heard at all.” There must be a relationship between what the average voter wants and what they actually get – right?
Of course, that’s the basic idea behind democracy in the US. But is it actually how our electoral system works?
This video from Vox presents a graph that seems simple, but reveals a very disturbing truth about US democracy, and who really gets to call the shots.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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