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The Political Orphanage

Feb 15, 2023

Alistair Smith proposes that the only real thing governments differ on is how many selectors are needed for a leader to gain and keep power–everything is window dressing.

He advocates for understanding politics realistically and strategically, and designing our systems around the idea that leaders are self interested.

Also Relevant: “Dr. Jeffrey Pfeiffer on The Rules of Getting and Keeping Power”