One of the things that comes up in the US when people feel like disparaging the US government is the fact that we’re a two party system. The ‘system’ itself is awful and there’s nothing to be done about it.

Now, I think this sentiment is right, there’s parts of our system that simply don’t work, but it’s not the fault of the two party system. The two-party system is simply a symptom of a bigger issue.

CCP Grey has a great video explaining what the problem is:

The strategy of voting is definitely a bigger issue in the long run. Other videos in the series above suggest alternatives, but until people are educated about the topic, there’s no chance of implementing a change. So spread information, share this video the next time you hear someone complain about the Two-Party System.