Question for this guy:
It would bring tears to his eyes to see us eradicate poverty, but, what exactly does he propose? President Johnson lauched the War on Poverty in 1965. Many government programs have been enacted to fight poverty. Exactly what more can government do to fight poverty? We have spent trillions of dollars on the war on poverty in the last 40 years, and the results are not good. We certainly have not eradicated poverty. Can we really fight poverty with any more government programs; that is a good question.
In the USA our system of two major political parties is a “parliament by other means.”
In Europe a dozen or more small parties run candidates.
After an election, successful small party candidates join larger coalitions in an attempt to create a majority.
In the USA if a small party is successful in some way, it’s best policies are quickly folded into one or both of the major parties.
In the USA we make our coalitions BEFORE the election.
In parliamentary nations, coalitions are made AFTER the election.