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How to Fix a Broken Proxy Voting System

Many agree that the U.S. proxy voting system is a mess. But no one is sure how to fix it. The current system, in which shareholders cast votes through a host of intermediaries, came in for wide-rangin... read more

Gonzalez plans to fix MBTA, health care draw GOP attacks

BOSTON — As he runs for governor, Democrat Jay Gonzalez is touting his plans to fix the ... transit system, require universal pre-kindergarten and move the state toward a single-payer health care syst... read more

Editorial: Prop. 5 worsens already-broken state property tax system

Editorial: To preserve funds for roads, transit, vote no on Prop. 6 Editorial ... that already perpetuates the inequities of Prop. 13. Our current system is broken. We should fix it rather than increm... read more

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Blog: SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee discusses proxy plumbing

At a meeting last week of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee, the primary focus of the discussion was the panoply of problems associated with the infrastructure supporting the proxy voting system . ... read more

The United Nations at 70: How to fix a broken organization

The United Nations turns 70 in 2015 ... most significantly through its system of assessed, or mandatory, financial contributions. Each of the General Assembly’s 193 members has one vote, no matter wha... read more

Can Cincinnati fix the streetcar?

On June 3, the final day of the heavily attended Bunbury Music Festival at Sawyer Point, a Cincinnati streetcar got stuck behind a broken-down car at 15th and ... complete a study of the basin’s traff... read more

Why American Democracy Is Broken, and How to Fix It

That’s how broken Washington’s politics ... Senate majority leader. In such a system, voters would, as in a parliamentary system, have a clearer idea of what policies they’re approving when they cast ... read more

Albany Is a Mess. Grab a Broom.

Albany is broken. This year alone, a former leader of the Assembly ... The state should also consider adopting public financing of campaigns, a matching system that would take back power from well-fun... read more

Class action fee award system is broken. Here’s how to fix it: law profs

“Taken as a whole,” the professors wrote, “our findings suggest that the current system of ex post fee setting in securities ... Lead plaintiff contests truly are a proxy for the value of a case. Case... read more

After Mollie Tibbetts tragic death – we owe it to her to fix our broken immigration system

Under the enforcement operation, dozens of illegal immigrants were charged with identity theft-related crimes, including fraudulently obtaining Medicaid and other welfare benefits, and registering to ... read more

Liquid democracy uses blockchain to fix politics, and now you can vote for it

And if you live in western San Francisco, you can actually vote to put this system into office. The concept is known as liquid democracy, and it’s a solid choice for fixing a broken system ... has the ... read more

Voting in America Is NUTS. Here’s How to Plan Ahead.

Oh, and since the 2016 election, state legislatures have enacted more than 500 new voting laws. This means almost every state has changed something about its voting process. Our patchwork voting syste... read more

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