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How do I explain democratic socialism to an American?
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Welfare policies / social programs are meant to protect vulnerable groups (poor, children, elderly, disabled, etc). If they are left alone, it creates major social issues which affect the rest of ...

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Approaches to increase the voter turnout
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Well, voting is compulsory in Australia, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. It's pretty effective in making sure that the whole population has political representation. At least in Uruguay, the fie is ...

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How many people in the US watch RT programming regularly?
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The authority on American TV ratings is Nielsen, and RT isn't Nielsen rated. Unusually, RT pays TV carriers to offer the channel (source). Anyway, RT's main outreach platforms are YouTube and social ...

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What arguments are there against ranked-choice voting?
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Any election system is unfair if it has single-member districts. Fair representation can only be achieved with multiple-member districts. Of course, executive governments are usually single-member. ...

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Why not have a wealth dependent income tax?
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Taxes don't just have to be fair, they must also be easy to tax. And I think that income is a bit harder to hide than wealth.

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Are internet petitions a practical way to accomplish grass roots political goals?
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Well, politicians do use public opinion surveys to make decisions. So these petitions help to change people's opinions. Also, sometimes these petitions appear in the press. And politicians are also ...

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What is the role and responsiblity of the king in Spain in the Spanish government?
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"El Rey sancionará en el plazo de quince días las leyes aprobadas por las Cortes Generales, y las promulgará y ordenará su inmediata publicación." It is the king's duty to sanction and promulgate the ...

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What is the difference between developed countries and developing countries?
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Several countries have "advanced technological infrastructure" but aren't developed. That's because development isn't just about economy. Health, education, security, standard of living, cohesion and ...

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What is the difference between fascism and nazism?
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Fascism is a political/economic system that is totalitarian, one-party and corporatist. Nazism is fascism plus racism.

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The causal relationship between economic development and democracy
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Countries become democratic when somebody tries to do it. It can be the political elite, oligarchs, militas, or an external force. The question is: who tries to achieve democracy, and who opposes it? ...

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Why should I care about federal vs state rights?
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Sometimes the federal government tries to impose bad policies, and some states oppose it. Sometimes the federal government tries to impose good policies, and some states oppose it. Centralized power ...

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