Toppling The Duopoly

Bipartisan Collusion: The Two-Party Schemes that Kill Political Competition

There are two political narratives in American politics: One side with a million reasons to “impeach 45.” The other side with a million reasons why calls for impeachment are just another partisan sham.

Those who step outside these narratives risk being sidelined, including the majority of Americans who no longer trust either side to represent them.

What is missing from the conversation are the schemes both parties use to kill political competition in the US -- from rigged primaries to partisan gerrymandering to exclusionary debate rules.

In the latest episode of "Toppling the Duopoly," Open The Debates Founder Eli Beckerman and I discuss these issues and how the impeachment narrative opens the door to greater awareness in the public on just how rigged our political elections process really is against their interests.

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About the Author

Shawn Griffiths

Shawn is an election reform expert an editor of He studied history and philosophy at the University of North Texas. He joined the IVN team in 2012.

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