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What To Do When You Don't Have Local Independent Candidates to Support

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What To Do When You Don't Have Local Independent Candidates to Support Any way you slice it, us independents have a t...
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Who's Spoiling Whom?

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Sooner or later, independent and third-party candidates – and those of us who support them – have to come to grips wi...
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The First Principle of the Declaration of Independents: How to put public interest first

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Putting the public interest ahead of all other interests has become the first principle of the movement to elect inde...
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Making Headway on Bridging the Partisan Divide

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If you are looking for alternative ways to drown out the noise of the partisan rhetoric dominating the airwaves, Twit...
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America's Broken System: How Did We Get to This Point and How Can We Move Forward?

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Nobody would deny that politics in America is fundamentally broken. At the surface level, we have a farce called “pol...
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The Independent's Case for Ranked Choice Voting

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It’s no secret that political polarization is rising. This trend is driven by many factors, including narrowing ideol...
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Finding Common Ground: Debt & Entitlements

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Finding Common Ground is our monthly column featuring Unite America founder and Dartmouth Professor Charles Wheelan. ...
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Bridging the Divide on Trade

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How could a handful of common-sense, independent Senators defuse the partisanship around trade? By changing the way w...
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Why Has Centrist Picked Up a Negative Connotation?

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Why Has Centrist Picked up a Negative Connotation? When did America’s government transform from a machine for moving ...
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What Sets the Idea of a “Centrist Party” Apart From the Rest?

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Pundits love to shed light on the polarization of our country. They say America today is as divided as it was during ...
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