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Why is consensus so controversial in Britain?
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What did Reagan mean when he said: "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.' "?
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Why is the debate on the composition of the U.S. Supreme Court so politicised?
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Why does the US President use a new pen for each order?
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Why did the UK trigger Article 50 before having a negotiation position?
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Why would Putin even bother barring Navalny from participating?
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Why is economic growth considered so essential, even in rich countries?
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Has Trump publicly stated during what period he believed the USA to be great?
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Why would Putin or Russia benefit from a weak EU or weak EU countries?
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How powerful is the Brazilian presidency?
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Why, in the US, are politicians tried by other politicians?
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Is there any objective reason why some states can have nuclear weapons but others can't?
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What does European Union "freedom of movement" mean, and how much can individual countries restrict intra-EU immigration?
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If the eurozone budget deficit limit is 3%, why is the European Commission telling Italy it must revise its 2.4% deficit budget?
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What checks exist against overuse of presidential pardons in the USA?
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Why does the United States federal government have a debt ceiling? Isn't it entirely redundant to the budget?
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What is the language of the Swiss national parliament?
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Are there any countries with no elections at all?
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What is the motivation for felony disenfranchisement?
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What if nobody wants the job as leader of the UK Conservative Party?
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Why has the United States not signed and ratified the International Criminal Court?
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Are there any offices in the USA that require loyalty to the President?
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What does Nicholas Watt mean that May has “enough tellers for her Brexit vote”?
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What power does the Queen have in the event of a Hung Parliament?
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Why is recent international (Europe, N-America, …) Islamist terrorism exclusively perpetrated by Sunnis?
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Has the Orange Revolution improved the fairness of Ukrainian elections according to independent observers?
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(Why) does the US left promote federal powers over state powers?
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Are there proposals for preserving ballot secrecy when a candidate scores 100% in a very small polling station?
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What non-religious arguments, if any, are used against LGBT rights in general and marriage equality in particular?
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In the USA, why is there still a government shutdown when Congress and the White House are controlled by the same party?
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