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We can go straight to the horse's mouth (as it were) and look at the Trump administration's claims of accomplishment on whitehouse.gov. The page itself is amateurish — a set of bullet points with no structure, a lot of redundancy, and the occasional lapse into a carnival barker's tone ("SEE the great accomplishments!!!") — but seems like an ...


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It is difficult to say whether it is related (probably so) but it is not determinative in the sense that you mention. There are many areas that are hardly lawless that fall below your population threshold. For instance, Australia's Northern Territory has a population density of under 1 person per square mile, and has its own devolved government. The US ...


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Your theory is a gross oversimplification, to the point that one cannot draw useful conclusions from that. Consider the NWMP (precursor of the Canadian Mounties) and the Texas Rangers in the 19th century. Consider the lack of government in Rio de Janeiro's favelas. And also how informal governing structures develop there. Consider the concept of Hydraulic ...


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If I understand this correctly, this requires a government with only holds a minority in parliament (rare but happens occasionally) and a unified opposition. This looks like exceptional circumstances to me. If the opposition can muster an absolute majority behind a vote that should be enough to topple and replace the government. Presumably there are some ...


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