I think a few things are or will be changing. Now as an amateur democracy activist I think more things would change if U.S. citizens had more political power. Or at least were aware of how little political power they have compared to most other democracies.
By the way - Missing the former certainty of the filibuster "comrade." The fact that the filibuster could be eliminated with a majority vote was leaked!
Some relatively unknown and hopefully interesting things about the U.S. political system.
Jury Nullification In New Hampshire Becomes Reality