michau
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If Taiwan declares independence, would that mean they are relinquishing their claim over mainland China?
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Let me first address the incorrect picture of the cross-strait relations that underlies your question. You assume that there are actual, realistic claims to mainland China. Let me put this straight: ...

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Why did the Tories in the UK cancel their bid to filibuster the anti-no deal Brexit deal?
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It looks like the Tories in the House of Lords had a different (and arguably important) reason for the filibuster, and it wasn't something decided by Boris or Tory MPs. It wasn't the case that they ...

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Will there be a vote in the Commons to decide the fate of Johnson's deal?
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Jon Worth has just explained why he cannot make an up-to-date Brexit diagram with both Queen's Speech Vote and the Withdrawal Agreement Bill: Also until I know what's happening with the vote on the ...

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Brexit - What was the question that the Referendum answered?
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What was the question that the Referendum answered? The question was: "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?". It wasn't about "leaving Europe" (...

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Did Che Guevara help send Gay people to labor camps also called UMAP?
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Yes, he did: Jorge Castañeda: The Life and Death of Che Guevara (1997): [...] They could now proceed to harden their domestic positions, in a crackdown which Che supported and, to some extent, ...

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Can a 'Second Referendum' on Brexit contain three options?
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Because of Arrow's impossibility theorem using a ranked voting system would not be a good idea. It would be better to have a referendum with two questions: Are you OK with leaving the EU without a ...

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After October 19th, can Boris simply do nothing, without ignoring any legislation, and just let the clock run down, to secure a no deal Brexit?
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If the government sits and does nothing, then the fate of the extension is in the hands of the EU and the UK parliament, and neither of these bodies can be regarded as Johnson's allies and both are ...

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