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How democratic was Venezuela when Hugo Chavez was elected?

How democratic was Venezuela when Hugo Chavez was elected? Freedom of speech? Level of corruption? Rule of law?
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How does the argument go that gerrymandering restricts freedom of association?

According to a the Washington Post's The Supreme Court will examine partisan gerrymandering in 2017. That could change the voting map.: One thing that distinguished Whitford from the many previous ...
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Do the Democratic/Republican parties have any control over their membership and primary voters

Usually non-government organisations get to decide who their members are. For example, I can't become president of the local bowling club by getting a lot of my friends to register "bowling" and vote ...
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Does the right to freedom of association give private organizations the right to discriminate on a religious basis?

The right to freedom of association "is the right to join or leave groups of a person's own choosing, and for the group to take collective action to pursue the interests of members." The right is ...