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The political landscape is volatile and complex. When you’re part of a group that makes up for a minority, you might feel like you hiave less power and rights than other groups. This may lead to frustration and anger as you see other groups getting more than what they deserve.

But why does politics make us stupid? Why do we always expect our leaders to act on our behalf even though they have minimal incentive to keep us safe? And what can we do about it? Read on to find out!

 

What’s wrong with politics?

Politics is a complicated system where very few people or groups get what they deserve. This leads to frustration and anger as you see other groups getting more than what they deserve.

First, let’s talk about a common response: “If the government doesn’t do something for me, I’ll just leave the country.” While that may seem like an elegant solution, it comes at a cost to the life of your children and your grandchildren. When you depart your land for whatever reason, you’re taking all of your backgrounds and memories with you. You are also taking away from the future of those who stay behind.

Furthermore, when you leave your country, you take away from the economies of that country. Simply put: when people feel threatened by political shifts in their home countries, they are more likely to invest in other countries that are stable because those nations make them feel safe.

 

What makes us feel like we have less power and rights?

There are many reasons why people feel like they’re not being represented by their government or, at the very least, don’t feel like they have enough power or rights. In this piece, we’ll explore some of those reasons with tips for how you can better understand why people feel powerless and what it’s like for people who live in countries where their voices aren’t heard.

 

Why do we always expect our leaders to act on our behalf?

We want to be able to see our voice being heard and have it have an impact on the world. This can happen in politics, but not always.

The problem is that politicians aren’t incentivized to act on our behalf too often. They might promise something to us, but they’re incentivized by a different group of people who push them towards something else.

In order for them to keep their job, they need money and votes from their constituents. A politician doesn’t want the public to see how they really vote or what they really do because then the public would be disgusted with them and wouldn’t vote for them next time around.

This is why we always expect our leaders to act on our behalf because we don’t know who would listen if we didn’t say anything or if no one was listening at all.

Without knowing who’s listening, it makes sense why people think that politicians are acting in their best interest when they’re doing things that actually benefit others more than themselves (like increasing taxes). However, this is rarely the case! It’s easy for us to believe that our voice matters when it.

 

How can we make change happen?

After reading this article, you’ll know that we don’t need to be bystanders in the political system. We can create change on a personal level and help people in our communities.

What’s going to happen when we make these moves? Well, first of all, when we start to vote for our politicians and support them with our money, they will have more incentive to keep us safe. So that means they’ll be more likely to pass laws that protect us against things like terrorism.

Secondly, when we take charge of the systems in our government, we’ll have a much better chance of making change happen than if other groups do it on their own. That’s because these systems work in favor of those who control them.

We’re going to make change happen by voting for politicians who are willing to protect us from terrorism and corruption and by taking charge of the systems within our government so that they better serve the people instead of special interests.

Politicians are experts at making us feel like they are looking out for our best goods when they are doing nothing of the sort. We don’t take change into our own hands because of the problems that arise from trying to do politics on our own.

America is now led by an unstable 45th president. It’s the moment to face the truth: America has gone insane. Our current president is a threat to our democracy and values, but he’s also just the cherry on top of the insanity sundae.

The source of this situation stems back to an 18-year-old decision that was made in 2000. The presidential election that year was one of the most contentious ever, with Republicans and Democrats clashing about everything from abortion to taxation. The deciding vote came down to a Supreme Court case that ended up giving us George W. Bush as president for two terms.

This single decision changed the course of American history forever, and it’s time we finally take responsibility for it. Here are some ways to stop this insanity and reclaim your sanity and sense of justice in America today!

 

The Decision that Led America to Insanity

In 2000, George W. Bush was elected president of the United States after a recount in Florida put him in office over Al Gore. Many people believed that this election was illegitimate and that it swung in favor of Bush because the Supreme Court, led by Rehnquist, stopped the recount.

This single decision changed America forever, and it’s time we finally take responsibility for it. Here are some ways to stop this insanity and reclaim your sanity and sense of justice in America today!

 

Dealing With the Election that Changed America

In 2000, America faced a presidential election that would change the course of history. It’s been 18 years since this decision, and it’s time we finally take responsibility for it.

This single decision changed the course of American history forever, and it’s time we finally take responsibility for it. Here are some ways to stop this insanity and reclaim your sanity and sense of justice in America today!

 

What does this decision mean for the future of our country?

The decision to put George W. Bush as president for two terms was a huge one. It’s now time to take responsibility for this seemingly small but hugely impactful decision and the future of our country.

If we can confront this reality and face it with open minds, we could bring about some serious change in America.

It’s not enough to wait and hope that our current president is impeached or simply resigns from office.

 

How do we reclaim sanity in America?

America has been going insane for a long time. We’re now led by an unstable 45th president because of a decision made 18 years ago.

In 2000, one of the most contentious presidential elections in America’s history left the deciding vote up to a Supreme Court case that was decided in George W. Bush’s favor. This single decision changed the course of American history, and it’s time we finally take responsibility for it.

It’s not just the 45th president, Trump, who is making America insane.

The 2000 presidential election that year was one of the most contentious ever, with Republicans and Democrats clashing about everything from abortion to taxation. The deciding vote came down to a Supreme Court case that ended up giving us George W. Bush as president for two terms.

This single decision changed the course of American history forever, and it’s time we finally take responsibility for it. Here are some ways to stop this insanity and reclaim your sanity and sense of justice in America today!

 

How can you stop this insanity?

The first thing we need to do is make sure this never happens again. It’s time we impeach the Supreme Court justices who voted for George W. Bush and prevent them from making any more decisions that will change the course of America’s history and values.

Unfortunately, there’s not an easy answer. The only way to stop the insanity is to enact change. It’ll take a lot of work and time, but we can do it.

The best way to start is by electing representatives who share your values and will present change in a thoughtful and effective way. You can vote for these representatives by volunteering or donating money to their campaign or by voting come election day.

It’s also important to look at the decisions that were made in 2000 and make sure those same mistakes don’t happen again. For example, we need to make sure that our Supreme Court justices are as nonpartisan as possible and that they’re immune from pressure from either side of the aisle.

 

We need every last voice we can get if we want this country back on track!

The decision that led America to insanity was the decision to have a system that was two-party. The two-party system is one of the worst systems, and it has created a toxic environment. If we want to reclaim sanity in America, we need to move to a system that allows people to vote for more than two people, and we need to make sure that this system will be upheld and not rigged.

Asian and Pacific Islander New Yorkers gathered together in an attempt to overthrow mayoral candidate Andrew Yang. This opposition comes after the candidate lost the support of one of the most influential political LGBTQ groups and a more than promising lead.

After an interview with Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC, members were left in awe, feeling as if they’d been “tokenized.” Many of the members reported feeling strange and not responding well to comments made by the former presidential candidate. One filmmaker of the group told NBC News, “It was like he never met a gay person his life, even though he kept reminding us people on his staff were gay.” Others reported the same and claimed they were not so easy to persuade based on LGBTQ acceptance.

 

Yang’s Downfall

Previous to this event, Yang was gaining ground in New York, catching the attention of many citizens for his pledge to combat issues of low income. However, when asked about challenges in the LGBTQ community, Yang didn’t prove so forward-thinking. As a matter of fact, he changed the subject and talked about his experiences going to lesbian bars repeatedly.

The candidate’s comments about the event made listeners cringe as he claimed, “We have, like, this incredible secret weapon. It’s not even secret. It’s, like, we should win everything because we have you all.” Not only was the group not pleased but instead endorsed Yang’s opponent Scott Stringer. The race is tight, with many New York democrats preferring Yang. However, with this new powerful endorsement, Stringer is expected to get ahead or just behind Eric Adams, who has second place in the running.

 

Another Hit

Losing the endorsement of one political group was not the end of Yang’s string of bad luck. Just after, a petition circulated that had more than 400 signatures of Asian and Pacific Islander New Yorkers. The petition states, “There are candidates more aligned with social and racial justice values, with deeper commitments to APIA and BIPOC communities, whose mayoralty would actually benefit our communities, and they are not getting the attention they deserve.” Majority of those who signed it felt that they were not getting the representation they deserved and noticed gaps in Yang’s policies for racial injustice.

It’s not clear just how much Yang’s lead is affected, as these two hits haven’t had a chance to sing in. Polls show a decreased liking of the candidate, but there is no information about his current ranking. The primaries take place in late June of this year, with the general election on November 2, 2021.

In politics, a lot can happen in a few months, including blowing all of this under the rug. However, Yang is under the spotlight, and unfortunately, it is not a promising one. He has time to make amends, but as for endorsements, at least one group he was hoping for decided to choose his opponent.

Biden’s been all over the news as of late after his announcement to take on climate change. After four years of the United State’s resistance and reluctance under the Trump administration, the US is back but, can Biden live up to his claims?

If we take a look at the efforts of the US over the last 14 years, there have only been a 12% decrease in carbon emissions. Biden came out with a bang, pledging to cut emissions 50 to 52% by 2030. While it seems ambitious, there’s a lot of red tape as some of the largest industries are behind the highest production of carbon. The United States is the top consumer in the world, making up 29% of the entire world market. Included in the long list of carbon sources are buildings, factories, and farms, all of which contribute to the domestic and global market.

 

Is Biden Too Ambitious?

It’s clear that the Biden administration has its work cut out, tackling powerful industries like oil and gas and agriculture. On a positive note, one industry that’s already progressing is electricity, with natural gas, wind, and solar-powered options becoming more common. Due to its success, the administration will likely continue to hone in on electricity, making more efforts to push for clean, green, sustainable options.

With the success of their first attempts at phasing out fossil fuels, US policymakers are sure to continue in the same direction. From 2005, changes to the electrical grid were responsible for a one-third deduction in electrical emissions, creating hope that a more aggressive approach will work. There’s a huge push to electrify as much as possible, getting rid of old coal plants that were a huge contributor to atmospheric carbon. Several states have already taken steps to make cities cleaner.

 

What About Other Pollutants?

As far as the other top pollutants, the US will have issues, as most alternatives are expensive and could cause more harm than good.  Plus, there’s the opposing party who’s against the idea of climate change and the US’s position in international policy. And, there’s the ever-growing American way of life, with citizens buying bigger than ever before. Bigger cars, bigger homes, and more demand for products fuel the industry, creating a need that top industries aren’t okay with slowing down.

 

Changing the American Way of Life

While America’s international image has suffered, there was no other time like the last four years. Now, it seems like there’s a shift, but a sudden change in the American way of life is not so easy to come by. It’s not only going to take government officials but the support and collaboration of the US’s citizens. Without the demand for certain products, industries would be at a loss and eventually crumble. However, we’re far from living in a place without pollution, making it a huge issue to tackle.

At least the new administration recognizes the climate crisis on board to cut emissions and create a healthier planet.