To many, the United States’ political system and its deep divisions seem to be headed toward a reckoning.
“Recent events may suggest that our two-party system is, unsurprisingly, cracking,” according to Clarkson Assistant Professor of Political Science Alexander Cohen. “So, then, as some have argued, is America facing the death of its party system? As a political scientist, I can offer a clear “no.”
Read Cohen’s full article, “The Two-Party System is Here to Stay,” at The Conversation, the independent, nonprofit publisher of commentary and analysis. During the week of Super Tuesday primary voting the piece was prominently featured by The Conversation and subsequently picked up by media outlets around the country.
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