All these points have been discussed thoughout Medium. The trouble is that writers believe someone else will do them.
It is time for average people to stop waiting for someone else. It is time for them to build a new democracy.
Tiered Democratic Governance
I notice your occupations in your byline. Unfortunately, your occupations do not lead to acquiring status, influence, and power within any political party.
But you could become a major player in the TDG. It will be built by average Americans.