Let’s imagine a good electoral system, by Jaume López | Español en Jyu | Scoop.it

To achieve independence we have to do more than explain why we want to leave Spain and why we have good reasons to do so.

We must also begin to explain what this new country will look like and why it would be better. Regardless of the different ideological positions people may have, we can already begin to envision positive institutional reforms, one of which is the reform of the electoral system. It is true that it is the Catalan Parliament’s responsibility that we still don’t have a Catalan electoral law, but it is also true that the institutional change that would come with the creation of a new state opens a window of opportunities (simultaneous multiple negotiations, high expectations on behalf of Catalan society, etc) for innovative approaches...


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