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Can land on another planet be acquired by a person or country, and if so how?

When can a person or country stake claim to land on another planet? At what legal point can a country declare we own this land in the name of whom so ever?
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How might the USA gain land today?

What prevents the USA from gaining land from other countries? Can land be bought from another country for colonization under US protection?
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Tribal/indigenous peoples who have tribal lands today

I am not too sure where there are "tribal" or "indigenous" peoples in every part of the world, but in asking about open data I realize I don't know hardly anything about the history of what are ...
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Are there any statistics on Eminent Domain?

I googled and only found some feeble neglected Quora questions on this. Can anyone help? Any stats on: How many times has eminent domain been used at any or all levels of government in any year The ...
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How would the United States of America annex Puerto Rico?

What would need to happen for Puerto Rico to be the 51st State of the U.S.A.? Statehood movement in Puerto Rico. After their last hurricane how would the help from the US differ if they were a ...
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What political aspects prevent land purchases in North America moving national borders? [closed]

The border between the US and Mexico is about 1,952 miles long. The current US president, known for making real estate deals, previously wanted to build a large wall along the entire length of the ...
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Land acquisation act in democracies

The Government of India has modified the Land Acquisition Act through an ordinance. One of the major changes is the approval constraint. It exempts at least five categories of land acquisition, ...
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Does Israel control where its own Arab Citizens can buy land?

British MP Galloway, says in this video: "Israel precludes Arab citizens of its own state from buying property and land inside that state except in carefully controlled Arab villages." Is this ...
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Are there libertarian views on proper procedure to obtain property that was previously unowned?

A while back, there was a fun article making the rounds about some dude selling people "rights" to own a plot of land on the Moon. There was another one selling plots in open ocean outside the coastal ...