Yang notes that third parties haven’t been very successful in the United States. What are some reasons that came up in lectures and readings why this is the case?
Next, what are a couple differences between interest groups and political parties? Looking at the linked article, is there an argument that the Forward Party is more like an interest group?
Finally, one of the issues the Forward Party is focused on is open primaries. Do you prefer open or closed primaries? Explain your answer.