Tag: democracy

93 What is the purpose of democracy? 2020-01-02T15:30:32.930

67 Why am I being asked to vote? 2020-10-19T01:02:14.097

65 Why is lobbying not illegal in democracies? 2020-06-02T12:41:28.647

63 How can the influence of wealthy individuals on democratic processes be reduced? 2017-11-08T09:36:29.580

62 Paying people not to vote at all 2019-02-14T08:20:56.290

61 When is a democratic vote actually the wrong tool? 2018-02-01T19:40:57.893

44 What would stop a representative democracy becoming a dictatorship? 2017-11-28T12:41:51.807

42 What did Kerry mean with "Israel can either be Jewish or democratic – it cannot be both"? 2017-01-02T03:25:09.870

42 Why is the House of Lords retained in a modern democracy? 2021-02-23T12:51:33.923

32 What is the difference between democracy and ochlocracy? 2019-10-16T12:03:48.300

31 Is it possible to implement an electronic voting system which is as secure as pen-and-paper voting? 2012-12-04T22:39:47.750

31 What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential governments? 2012-12-05T01:56:15.597

30 Why don't US presidential candidates get thrown into jail by their opponent during election? 2018-03-01T17:54:15.423

30 Can the U.S. technically be called an oligarchy and a democracy? 2018-10-24T20:43:23.937

30 How can the common citizen defend democracy principles? 2018-12-05T17:38:50.407

26 How does direct democracy compare to representative democracy? 2012-12-04T22:16:07.413

26 Has the Orange Revolution improved the fairness of Ukrainian elections according to independent observers? 2012-12-16T21:23:42.947

25 Has range voting been successfully implemented anywhere? 2012-12-05T00:13:28.430

25 What electoral mechanisms might prevent the rise of a demagogue? 2017-01-25T14:21:22.133

24 What reforms have successfully avoided the issues of Gerrymandering? 2012-12-05T00:19:05.987

23 What is the US 'Deep State' and what evidence is there for it? 2018-01-24T21:23:28.347

23 Why are there so few impeachments in western democracies and so many votes of no confidence? 2018-12-04T10:04:26.997

23 Do any other countries take as long as the US to transfer government power following an election? 2020-09-24T20:22:14.277

22 Is there any possibility to have a democracy inherently discourage lobbying? 2013-01-24T16:49:34.110

22 What is Israel's long-term plan in the West Bank? 2013-12-30T03:38:14.417

22 How is North Korea democratic, if there's only one party with one ideology? 2020-11-13T17:27:56.893

21 Why did democracy survive in India, whereas in most countries of the time it didn't? 2014-05-01T18:02:45.323

21 What is the rationale for foreign interference in a democratic election being intrinsically bad? 2017-05-01T10:34:38.970

21 Are fair elections the only possible incentive for governments to work in the interest of their people (for example, in the case of China)? 2020-12-29T23:32:14.373

20 What was the largest popular vote election ever held? 2013-08-30T02:53:34.583

20 Why don't politicians get fact checked immediately? 2018-07-24T12:02:29.817

19 Must all democratic countries have a constitution? 2012-12-25T01:49:06.870

19 Is democracy failing nowadays? 2014-03-17T08:17:20.790

19 What limitations to freedom of speech are there in the US and Canada? 2016-05-17T14:27:08.703

19 Why are stenographers still employed and present within many governmental chambers? 2017-03-14T14:16:51.110

18 Does NATO membership require democracy? 2016-07-20T12:05:47.250

18 Why do working class people vote for the political right? 2017-06-10T19:27:44.207

17 Is there a name for a voting system that is based on issues rather than people? 2017-11-08T15:47:56.837

17 Is a second EU Referendum undemocratic? 2018-11-16T17:01:26.343

16 Why and how is the Vice President elected in U.S? 2012-12-05T01:26:59.793

16 Why is proportional representation not considered in any of the US states? 2013-01-25T00:37:20.990

16 Some reasons for failure of Uganda's no-party democracy 2015-02-04T17:11:19.723

16 Do wrong beliefs threaten democracy? 2018-08-27T20:00:26.067

16 Why do governments of developed countries care about mass protests? 2018-12-10T18:02:53.187

15 Has there ever been a national meritocracy? 2014-02-11T19:56:06.900

15 What is the most democratic Arab country? 2015-07-20T09:51:14.373

15 Why there was no Marshall plan for 1990s Russia? 2015-12-28T00:29:57.133

14 Can the Chinese government system be considered a limited form of democracy? 2012-12-05T22:01:16.233

14 What is the difference between representative and parliamentary democracy? 2012-12-08T19:08:59.363

14 Why is the polish PiS considered dangerous, but not the UK conservatives? 2016-01-17T10:20:25.333

14 Judicial Independence in Turkey 2016-07-26T07:35:39.983

14 Why did Aristotle refuse democracy? 2016-10-14T09:24:32.710

14 Why do proportional representation voting systems not evolve to first past the post systems? 2017-10-08T15:09:07.030

14 UK: Is there precedent for the government's e-petition site changing the direction of a government decision? 2019-04-04T13:05:04.610

13 What inhibits a winning candidate from doing exactly the opposite of what he promised? 2012-12-05T01:02:48.953

13 Has there ever been a successful application of Liquid Democracy in recent (non-ancient) history? 2012-12-08T08:40:49.837

13 What are the benefits/drawbacks of a weighted vote based upon federal taxes paid? 2013-07-06T05:34:53.027

13 Does banning of anti-democratic parties violate principles of democracy? 2014-06-13T10:48:33.477

13 Is it possible to rig the American presidential elections? 2016-11-03T09:32:57.617

12 Is there any democratic non-secular state? 2015-01-10T08:51:36.643

12 Why does China think that they shouldn't follow the western model of democracy? 2015-07-14T16:52:23.493

12 Was the Russian Federation ever an actual democracy? 2019-08-22T13:59:29.890

12 Expulsion of elected members of the legislature - where is it possible? 2020-09-09T09:46:20.190

11 How do juror demographics compare with voter demographics in the US? 2014-05-11T21:09:56.017

11 Democracies that don't apply "One vote equals one person" 2014-09-12T22:51:24.320

11 What is the difference between a Republic and a Representative Democracy? 2016-06-28T21:26:39.553

11 Does the UK electorate become more likely to vote conservative with age? 2017-06-14T11:30:05.110

10 What are the minimum requirements for a system to be called democratic? 2012-12-05T12:38:32.950

10 Has any respected conservative/libertarian/Republican writer, speaker, or officeholder in any way endorsed Donald Trump as a serious candidate? 2015-08-16T19:18:01.440

10 Vote amount according to "intelligence" 2016-06-08T13:50:09.683

10 Berkeley Riots: Protest or Infringment of Rights 2017-02-04T16:35:40.807

10 What does "... Americans enjoy ... a widespread (if still contested) franchise" mean? 2017-06-20T08:56:29.583

10 How democratic was Venezuela when Hugo Chavez was elected? 2018-09-12T18:00:12.120

10 Why was the arrangement made for Hong Kong to have 50 years of autonomy? 2018-09-26T20:18:17.920

10 What are Henry VIII powers? 2019-12-07T14:35:51.813

10 Do extra-territorial laws violate some basic principle of democracy? 2019-12-21T17:22:10.873

9 If all the citizens have same rights why some must pay a higher tax rate? 2012-12-07T11:34:00.113

9 Who are early critics of democracy? 2013-01-28T21:56:09.593

9 Has sharia ever been introduced by democratic means? 2013-01-28T22:37:00.027

9 Is there a website or online database of what policies different politicians have voted for? 2013-04-19T17:22:19.520

9 How did Australia wind up with a two-party system? 2013-09-22T13:46:54.393

9 Does the Republic of China (Taiwan) have any chance at regaining control of mainland China? 2015-06-20T17:21:41.753

9 How do I explain democratic socialism to an American? 2015-11-12T18:24:04.737

9 Clarification on Ranked Choice Voting Tie Breaker Algorithm 2016-01-18T23:25:48.017

9 Successful non-democracies? 2016-05-10T15:25:34.470

9 Voting methods that take voters stability into account 2016-06-25T23:01:53.167

9 What are the advantages of the French two-round voting system against a one round alternative? 2017-02-04T13:38:14.420

9 What is special about a Jeffersonian Democracy? 2017-07-11T10:56:04.493

9 Is it possible for Khomeinism to be a part of a democratic system? 2020-03-07T14:26:58.737

8 In models of income distribution, is inequality a natural outcome? 2012-12-05T04:28:22.913

8 What is the origin of "from each according to his ability" formula and why is it considered Marxist/Socialist? 2013-04-20T04:25:49.733

8 Does Hungary fulfill the requirements of democracy given by the facts on the new voting system? 2014-04-08T05:56:43.037

8 Which are the advantages of monarchy? 2015-05-13T15:01:29.473

8 What state/country, given the right, refuses to reelect any previous governor/president by most consecutive time? 2015-07-27T02:49:29.153

8 Why does the economist label France a flawed democracy? 2016-03-15T17:47:09.293

8 How do proponents of the "Living Constitution" view respond to the argument that it undermines democracy? 2016-05-13T01:06:10.053

8 What limitations to freedom of speech are there in France? 2016-05-29T18:51:51.420

8 Create a System of government that uses the Stack Exchange system to make decisions 2016-06-10T09:20:07.450

8 Why did Turkey's democracy index only fell by 0.08 points in 2016? 2017-04-10T09:31:57.240