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a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, wealthy and powerful people and private individuals.
where a geopolitical bloc seeks to form their own nation when they are already ruled by a government. Use with any relevant country tags.
a political belief that the government should not regulate forms of speech merely because it dislikes said speech. Use this tag to discuss the broader theory, or laws that restric…
Questions relating to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
Questions relating to the separation of power when it comes to governing a state. A prime example is the trias politica which divides power between a legislature, an executive and a judiciary.
Questions seeking books, websites, articles, papers, research, or downloadable content on any topic about politics.
Justice describes the punishment of offenders against the law and reward of those who obey the law, or society's attempt to do this.
Government of areas less abrangent than an entire country (eg. states, cities, etc.)
Questions about policies aimed at protecting public health. For questions about policy aimed at medical care, use the [healthcare] tag
Information about a given population. Use this tag to discuss population statistics
For questions about Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States of America.
a political and social philosophy that promotes retaining traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization.
Questions about displaced persons that have fled their home country and are unable to return safely with regard to politics or government policies
For questions regarding the parliament of the European Union.
Questions relating to the government or politics of the Kingdom of Spain.
For questions about Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, US Senator from 2001-2009, Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013 and Democratic Party's presidential candidate fo…
Questions relating to the government or politics of the Republic of Iraq
Questions about the influence of non-government actors on government politics.
a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. Romania's political framework is a semi-presidential, repres…
Questions relating to the World Trade Organisation.
Questions about different types of government, for example aristocracy, democracy, oligarchy and tyranny.
Question related to an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.
Questions about monarchies that have a monarch and government that is bound by a constitution
Questions related to the political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, later developed by their followers to form the basis of communism.
A jihadist group controlling territory Syria and Iraq, having formally declared the establishment of a Caliphate in June 2014.
In systems of [parliament], the Prime Minister is the leader of Parliament, elected from its membership. Use this tag to discuss the position in general. Use the tag for a specific PM (if available) i…
Questions about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the 2010 reform of the US healthcare system, also nicknamed "Obamacare".
an Independent Senator from Vermont. He has run for President as a Democrat (whom he caucuses with in the Senate) in 2016 and 2020 Use this tag alongside the [united-states] tag.
Rule of Law generally means that all citizens, regardless of station, are held to account to the standards set forth in law. In other words, nobody is "above the law". Use this tag to discuss the conc…
a political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liberty and equality.
Questions about a system of money in general use in a particular country. Also consider the tag [money].
Tag to be used when asking for the definition of a political term
Deliberately different treatment of people on the basis of characteristics regarded by others as irrelevant, such as gender, race, or sexual orientation.
a situation where a person or group flees to another country and seeks to become a resident of said country for political reasons. Use with country tags as needed if discussing asylum sought…
Use for questions regarding the politics of a specific regulation. If your question asks for factual details of current legislation, such as statutes or court decisions, consider whether it would fit …