Tag: democracy

The Paradox of Compulsory Voting

American culture values freedom above all else. We hold dearly the freedom to speak, to worship, and to own private property. Perhaps the most important democratic freedom is our freedom to vote. As we currently interpret it, this implies a freedom not to vote. But should it?

Why Didn’t the Winner Win?

Hillary Clinton received 48.3% of the votes cast, 2,833,220 more than Donald Trump. So why is Donald Trump the president-elect? THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE.