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Why doesn't the US just take over impovered parts of North America? [closed]

How is a country incorporated peacefully by another without governmental conflict? Maybe a vote to join can take place between the 2 countries. The only real problem would be drug warlords and I ...
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What enabled the Chinese Provence of Shenzhen to grow to 12 million over 30-40 years

The Chinese province of Shenzhen has grown from around 10000 people to being a city of over 12,000,000 between 1980 and 2017 What made this happen, what government policies and investment created ...
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Are there any solid representative district planning strategies that can avoid gerrymandering?

According to Wikipedia's article on Gerrymandering: In the process of setting electoral districts, gerrymandering is a practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular ...
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What policies can reduce or prevent cost overruns on big infrastructure projects?

Big infrastructure projects often lead to major cost overruns. For example: Betuweroute railway in The Netherlands, planned at 2.5 billion €, final costs 4.7 billion € Gotthard base tunnel, estimated ...