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Do other countries guarantee freedoms that the United States does not have?
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The freedom to vote As Wikipedia tells us: According to the Sentencing Project, as of 2010 an estimated 5.9 million Americans are denied the right to vote because of a felony conviction, a number ...

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Are there really no countries that protect Freedom of Speech as the United States does?
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Are there really no countries that protect Freedom of Speech as the United States do? The question is poorly framed. I interpreted it such that you imply that the US is at the top of some "Freedom ...

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Does the German President's apology for WWII reflect the prevailing views of the people of Germany?
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You are completely misjudging the intention of these memorials. In one of the articles you linked, a politician talks about the placement of one of these memorials: Es mache Sinn, dass Passanten ...

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Why is the fact that Ukraine President Zelenskiy publicly stated that Trump didn't pressure him whatsoever being ignored?
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One word: MRDA, short for: Mandy Rice-Davies Applies. MRDA, an abbreviation for Mandy Rice-Davies Applies, is Internet slang meaning "well he would say that, wouldn't he?" It is used to ...

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Why is the result of Macron's party at the first round of French parlamentary elections "historical"?
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France does not use a proportional system; they use a first-past-the-post system. Therefore, the proportion of (party) votes in total is close to meaningless. What matters is how many candidates of a ...

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Why does the US need to spy on its allies?
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In this particular instance, everything emanated from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trace Centre in the United States. As we all know, the United States went on to invade both Iraq and Afghanistan. ...

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Why is minimum wage not tied to the cost of living?
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The cost of living is usually correlated with improved living conditions (otherwise, why pay more to live there?). So if you tie the minimum wage to the cost of living, you're basically rewarding low-...

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What does the non-dictatorship principle of the Arrow theorem mean exactly?
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The non-dictatorship rule simply states no single individual (aka 'dictator') can determine the result of a vote by his/her choice alone. Please note that the non-dictatorship rule isn't of much use ...

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Why is there no process in the United States to remove and re-elect the President?
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The other answers answer your question directly and provide historical reasons for why the US constitution is as it is today. Your question indirectly provokes a different thought, which can't be ...

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Germany's Ladenschlussgesetz in comparison to Israel's business laws about the Sabbath
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In Bavaria – one of the 16 german states – the Ladenschlussgesetz is even more restrictive. With a few exceptions, such as for bakeries and gas stations, shops have to close between 20:00 (8pm) and ...

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