A new force in American politics is looking to harness the power of everyday voters and combine it with the Internet to give us back a voice in our own government.
The Americans Elect movement wants to help us reclaim our representative democracy from the Democratic and Republican party machines and their wealthy supporters. They’ve turned Congress into an auction, where policy decisions are made by the biggest political donor.
The Cynical Times supports the goals of the Americans Elect initiative and encourages American wage-earners to put some time into researching its goals.
Our present system only works for those with bricks of cash to feed into the political marketing machines. If Americans Elect is a way to make DC work for the rest of us than it’s a step in the right direction.