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Public information (and possibility to impact) about ALDE Party transformation into more social liberal movement? [closed]

The Industry 4.0/X.0 is transforming the economic realities. In the past humans competed with humans and both excelled in their skills. Today human needs to compete with the machine/computer/software/...
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Why is bestiality illegal in the United States?

This is a question I have wondered more than once while browsing statute. Many states have laws against bestiality. For the life of me, I have never heard of this practice actually occurring and I ...
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Can you help me identify this social policy concept: if a mechansim can be abused, it will be?

I dimly recall a concept, I think defined by an economist, although I cannot remember the details or context. I think an example--apocryphal or not--was welfare recipients who would have more children ...
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Why is it so hard to achieve an efficient health system within US?

This paper (check ANNEX) places United States on 37th position in terms of medical systems "efficiency" (I cannot tell the date when this study was made). Efficiency is computed using various ...
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Does giving money to the poor perpetuate homelessness?

Some people say that giving money to the person you see on the side of the road begging for change actually helps that person continue staying on the road begging for change. Some people say ...
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Why hasn't Indian Govt still taken a step to slow down the rate of population growth in India?

India as of now is the second largest country by population just after China. Although we have seen that China, despite being a lot bigger than India in every terms has taken effective steps in order ...