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Why do dictators always repress their people?

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What's the point of continuing not to recognize the Taliban government of Afghanistan?

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What laws can be used by the Indian government to ban a film or documentary?

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Has China censored news that's critical of Israel?

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Alternative conceptions of human rights

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Exit strategies for the Ukraine war

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As of January 2023, and short of overt war, what retaliatory steps Russia could take against Ukraine's Western allies? [closed]

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What is Pakistan's position on Aksai Chin?

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What's AfD's vision for the Ukrainian refugees in Germany?

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Which countries allow MPs to vote by proxy?

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Have any anti lockdown protests been successful?

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Are female police officers one-sixth as likely to kill as their male colleagues?

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What are some criticisms of communism/socialism from a left wing perspective?

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What are the most popular anarchist movements?

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Anarcho-Communism distribution of wealth

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Has there been a non-trivial, stable, and functional anarchy?

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How would an anarchist society deal with insurgents?

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How have Ukrainians managed to protest in occupied Kherson?

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Does Germany have a law on foreign influence agents (similar to the US' or Russia's)? Or proposals for something like that?

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How do political groups address willful ignorance to their causes by people?

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Why do US politicians spend so much on campaigns when the salary is not high enough to justify the expenditure?

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Can Justice exist independently of the Law?

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Why do most United Kingdom visas restrict working as a sportsperson?

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Why is it considered controversial to reduce budget deficits instead of raising the debt ceiling?

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To what extent is the UK's cost-of-living crisis Russia's fault?

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What privileges do non-member observers of the United Nations have?

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Have any large governments had any explicit 'we won't assassinate opposing government leaders unless they do X' policies?

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Requirements for citizens living outside the US to vote in elections

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Is there any official confirmation that Denmark will replace their French 155mm guns (that they're giving to Ukraine) with Israeli ones?

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Last 'real' US budget (before 2023)?

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Does any country explicitly favour India or Pakistan in the Kashmir conflict?

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How does the World Economic Forum seem to have so much influence?


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