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Questions relating to the government or politics of the Kingdom of Spain.
Use for questions related to the percentage or number of eligible voters who participate in an election or other democratic process.
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 on economic, social, racial, gender and any other forms of political inequality, or political topics related to such inequalities.
Hamas is a militant offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood in Israel, dedicated to destroying Israel. In 2006, following the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza, the Palestinians elected Hamas to govern the Gaza…
Questions about different types of government, for example aristocracy, democracy, oligarchy and tyranny.
Questions relating to the government or politics of the continent of Africa
Deliberately different treatment of people on the basis of characteristics regarded by others as irrelevant, such as gender, sexual orientation, etc. For discrimination based on race or ethnicity, use…
Islam is a religion predominant in the Middle East and some parts of Asia and Africa. It centers around a belief that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah (God). Use for questions regarding Islam in po…
Questions relating to the government or politics of California, the most populous state in the United States. Always use in conjunction with the [united-states] tag.
The political spectrum is a way of dividing up political positions on an axis. Left vs Right is the most common dimension used, but the Authoritarian vs Libertarian axis is common as well. Use for que…
Questions relating to information used to promote a political cause or point of view, usually misleading in nature.
Asylum is 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…
Questions related to the government or politics of The Kingdom of the Netherlands. The tag may be used for questions relating to any of the four constituent countries: Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands …
Questions about languages used by states or political organisations.
Questions about violations of the laws of war.
The power, usually held by a head of state, to free and/or absolve a person convicted of a crime. Distinct from appeals, which are processed judicially. Questions here should focus on political aspe…
Abortion involves medically terminating a woman's pregnancy artificially. This issue involves a wide range of philosophical and moral/religious viewpoints, and is often controversial. Use for discussi…
Better known as ISIS (sometimes called ISIL), the Islamic State is jihadist group that controlled large swaths of territory Syria and Iraq starting in 2014. It is widely regarded as a terrorist organi…
Questions related to the policies surrounding the internet.
Barack Obama served as the 44th president of the United States of America from 2009 to 2017. Use for questions specific to Barack Obama or his policies. Use with the [united-states] tag.
Questions relating to the politics of Scotland, a constituent country within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Questions relating to the government or politics of the Republic of Korea (ROK), or South Korea in short.
Questions related to the government or politics regarding the Republic of Poland.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre right political party in the United Kingdom. Also known as the Tories.
The authority of a state to govern itself or another state. Most often used to refer to other states attempting to limit the actions of another state.
Questions about monarchies that have a monarch and government that is bound by a constitution
For questions about the messaging of political entities, such as politicians, candidates, parties, and interest groups.
Questions about ideology characterised by the promotion of a specific nation.
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.
Questions relating to the government or politics of the Kingdom of Sweden
The Republic of Ireland is a European country located on the island of Ireland. It encompasses most of the island except Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is the investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice, with its head reporting to the President. Use this tag for questions about the politics …
Romania is 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 government support which enables people to have a basic standard of living. Social Security programs would fall into this category
How someone leaving a role during a term is replaced by someone else. May be a line of succession or some other method. Not to be confused with secession.