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Yes. The USA, following its ideology of neoliberalism, or market fundamentalism, relaxed the rules of capital flows. Hence capital flowed to where there was a large pool of cheap labour. This recently was China. China has obviously benefited enormously from this, having lifted, by all accounts, 750 million from poverty and turned itself into a global ...


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Delhi, India has a legislature, however it does not have any de-facto legislative power as all executive decisions have to be approved by the centrally appointed Lieutenant Governor, and for all purposes, the Lieutenant Governor is considered as the government. Delhi has a population of 16.7M as per the 2011 census, however it's likely much higher now.


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I would like to suggest: "We the People." Because the American people opt to have 'elected officials' do that 'on our behalf' [but not in our interests {legal def: profit}]. Technically speaking, Americans are each their own 'body politic' which technically, also, is a State. That is why it was founded as a 'united' body of States - before it ...


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What is the largest political entity that lacks legislative power? The United Nations. It comprises of 193 states with two additional observer states - Vatican City and Palestine. Whilst it has a General Assembly, which can be considered as a kind of legislative body, its resolutions aren't binding and hence are considered advisory on its member states.


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So the borough of Manhattan (pop. 1.6m) does not have its own separate authority with legislative powers. Are there even bigger fully dependent political entities like this? There are at least two political entities that are more populous than Manhattan and certainly meet your criteria, because they are also boroughs of the city of New York: Brooklyn and ...


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International law generally discourages countries from preventing people to leave, for example article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country. Or article 12 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Everyone shall be free to leave any ...


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When an athlete is proven to do drugs, there is a suspicion that the prior achievements were due to drugs as well, and thus not valid. Journalistic institutions do revoke awards for conduct that invalidates the achievement, such as certain forms of plagiarism, or inventing facts and presenting them as real. The allegations you raise against Bellingcat, which ...


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