The question at the Quora forum was, “Why is America so right-wing?” The question turned out to be pretty easy to answer. And once you understand the cause of the problem, it’s also pretty easy to identify the solution.
Fake news stories are having a serious, negative impact on politics. A voting advice system is the answer. It’s simple, and it’s bulletproof.
For FREE elections — elections that are truly free of the corrupting influence of money — do this! It’s easy, free, and it will make a big difference.
A voting advice system can enable grassroots politics, and even help it go mainstream, tipping the scales in favor of candidates who don’t take major campaign contributions.
These potential advisors are people and organizations you could be hearing from at election time, with important information on elections big and small.
Dr. Lessig brilliantly summarizes the campaign contribution problem: When candidates are chosen by a select few, elected officials respond only to them!
This voting advice FAQ answers the common questions people ask: How does it work, who will use it, what benefits does it provide, and will it really deliver.
The voting advice system is intended for elections, but a more general social advice system has multiple applications, each with its own benefits.