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Gerrymandering in the United States

Gerrymandering in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan There is no such thing as a perfect political system, and the United States is no exception to that rule.  As a matter of fact, both the United States and India are currently widely considered to be dysfunctional democracies. We need not look far for evidence of political dysfunction in […]

All ‘Immigrants’ Are Not Equal

All ‘Immigrants’ Are Not Equal

Redistricting for Dummies: How to End the Gerrymander

Redistricting for Dummies: How to End the Gerrymander

    By Thomas L. Knapp Every ten years, based on the latest census data, the states receive new apportionments of seats in the US House of Representatives. The state legislatures begin mapping out revised districts to accommodate changes in population, population distribution, and increases or decreases in the number of seats. And five years […]