Eye on the competition

· The Power of Many

Mitch Ratcliffe’s blog has a New Year’s Day post about finding a middle method between the anarchy of plebiscites and the totalitarianism of party hacks. Again, his work is all about politics and not the broader uses that The Power of Many will dig into, but he’s on the mark that politicians don’t have enough motivation to listen to ordinary voters, and that intiatives and recalls are overreactions to this.