The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Best Choice for Premier #nlpoli

Premier Dwight Ball has the lowest leader choice numbers of any Premier in Newfoundland and Labrador since November 2000. The chart shows the Corporate Research Associates numbers in every quarter for every Premier in that period. To help situate you in the long sequence,  there are a couple of points marked out.  That first peak ...

Dead Wild Roses: The Mad Dash Toward Oligarchy – Bill Moyers

We’re running out of canaries people, wake up and smell the system you’re living in. Filed under: Politics Tagged: Bill Moyers, Oligarchy, Political Influence

Dead Wild Roses: The Mad Dash Toward Oligarchy – Bill Moyers

We’re running out of canaries people, wake up and smell the system you’re living in. Filed under: Politics Tagged: Bill Moyers, Oligarchy, Political Influence

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Three of a kind #nlpoli

A series of posts at The Monkey Cage describe Martin Gilens research on the connection between public policy and personal income. Part 1: These findings suggest that political representation functions reasonably well for the affluent. But the middle-class and the poor are essentially unrepresented (unless they happen to share the preferences of the well-off). In ...