Tag: federalism

31 A new proposal suggests subdividing Washington D.C. into 127 new states so that they can change the Constitution at will. Is this possible? 2020-01-18T02:33:27.443

25 (Why) does the US left promote federal powers over state powers? 2012-12-10T10:13:21.023

20 What are the conditions required for a territory to become part of United States? 2012-12-05T23:33:48.330

20 Why didn't Liberal states all have state run health care? 2016-03-10T07:11:47.200

18 How could Philadelphia join New Jersey? 2015-04-15T15:21:12.680

18 What type of organization is an American political party? 2016-03-02T22:17:02.360

17 How was the US able to create a Department of Education at the Federal level? 2013-01-24T14:33:31.363

16 What does the Tenth Amendment actually do? 2020-06-19T06:08:12.557

15 Can a monarchy become a US state? 2015-09-07T13:13:41.363

15 Trump is revoking California's Clean Air Act exemption. Does this automatically affect the 13 other states that use California's standards? 2019-09-19T17:21:51.843

14 Is the US one of the most decentralized countries in the world? 2018-11-12T04:50:53.597

14 Have congressional Republicans taken a position on whether they will give "consent" to the United States Climate Alliance as an interstate compact? 2018-12-19T15:02:29.553

13 How is the European integration process similar to the creation of the United States? 2012-12-13T02:31:30.233

13 Supreme Court cases that were harbingers of New Federalism 2013-12-24T09:46:28.560

13 Can state governments be overthrown without national government involvement? 2019-01-13T16:47:44.943

13 Why does there not seem to be more support for state-specific border walls in the US? 2019-01-14T22:21:19.980

12 Why should I care about federal vs state rights? 2015-11-12T02:38:21.423

12 Is there a ranking of states based on how unitary/federalized they are? 2017-10-28T08:19:37.850

12 Why do non-federations need bicameral parliaments? 2021-01-13T10:03:44.827

11 What level of autonomy do regions within the Russian Federation have? 2013-01-31T18:49:00.893

10 In the USA, who decides who can run for president, the states or the federal government? 2018-03-04T02:51:23.457

10 Entire court impeached 2018-08-08T21:02:51.723

10 What additional measures, within presidential authority, do people say the president should take against Covid-19? 2020-10-05T18:52:16.410

9 Did 'State' mean the same thing as today's 'country' during the time of the foundation of the USA? 2013-06-29T04:38:07.780

9 What is the furthest an amendment has gotten to 'fix' the elastic and commerce clauses? 2014-11-04T13:32:12.977

8 Is it possible for a federated state to be a member of two federations? 2015-03-03T08:59:05.030

8 Can states nullify the president's pardoning power by making federal offenses state offenses? 2017-07-16T02:56:24.950

8 Does federalism lead to the separation of single states? 2017-12-06T11:53:44.927

8 Is much of what the US federal government does unconstitutional? 2018-11-28T14:33:44.457

8 Is the President of the United States bound by state laws? 2019-05-22T18:01:04.577

8 Can a U.S. county secede from a U.S. state? 2020-02-28T03:57:55.330

8 Why is the Federal Government competing for medical supplies with the US States hit hardest by the COVID-19 Pandemic? 2020-04-19T18:43:19.373

7 To what extent has the idea of "laboratories of democracy" worked in the US? 2012-12-05T18:18:01.837

7 Do municipal and state police have to cooperate with federal police? 2012-12-29T22:18:51.347

7 How much is Russia actually a federation? 2015-07-01T09:21:29.263

6 Can states buy vaccines directly from the manufacturers? 2021-01-19T10:24:07.560

5 What are the conditions and benefits of U.S. insular properties like Puerto Rico? 2012-12-05T11:08:09.873

5 Is there a correlation between decentralisation of government and size of public sector? 2014-12-10T15:45:55.043

5 Is there an American counterpart of ”Euroscepticism”; in other words, is the states' rights movement associated with reduced chauvinism? 2016-05-04T10:16:48.630

5 Would the Trump administration's 'step up' on federal marijuana laws really impact the states where it is legal for recreational use? 2017-02-26T08:49:39.513

5 Does the increased localization of government control provide a solution to the stalemate caused by two party politics? 2018-04-07T18:55:13.507

4 US Supremacy Clause: does it apply for administrative law? 2015-06-09T22:13:38.250

4 Can a country within a federated nation be admitted in the EU? 2016-06-24T18:30:43.403

4 Can you name some countries that had gone / is currently going through a change of form of government? 2016-06-25T11:05:28.197

4 Are there any studies on the effect of political power centralization on sustainability? 2017-09-10T19:22:45.827

4 Has there been research regarding the costs of maintaining a federation as opposed to a unitary state? 2017-10-27T21:16:26.053

4 Is the there a term for state (or local) officers not caring about enforcing federal law? 2019-04-14T20:55:03.390

4 Why isn't Malawi part of the East African Federation? 2020-05-07T01:33:08.983

4 Can the federal government of the United States influence when ballot totals are announced? 2020-10-29T15:16:48.140

3 Can anybody explain why the organization of a two-party system benefits from federalism? 2013-09-16T14:21:14.117

3 Are there economic benefits to federalism? 2018-03-03T17:25:13.467

3 What is the importance and value of centralized government? 2018-10-18T20:27:01.753

3 In federal countries who owns offshore natural resources, the states or the federal government? 2018-11-29T23:47:48.323

3 What are the disadvantages for federalizing the European Union? 2019-04-03T14:19:01.697

3 Roughly how many US state judges have been charged with obstructing federal justice? 2019-04-26T06:38:40.830

3 What is the difference between 'suzerainty' and 'federalism'? 2019-11-06T14:02:27.860

2 Why does a federation need so many laws? 2016-10-21T20:06:15.003

2 Can a US state put a sales tax on foreign made goods? 2016-11-09T18:05:28.743

2 Power structure of French vs. German federalism 2018-02-24T20:37:21.570

2 Why isn't Somalia a part of the East African Federation? 2019-05-25T05:55:56.727

2 Can a state judge throw the U.S. President in jail for contempt of court? 2019-09-21T01:17:01.867

1 Could the US federal government place a bill that allows the states to piecewise override a federal bill 2017-04-07T06:49:21.287

1 What is the difference between federalism and intergovernmentalism in the context of the EU? 2017-11-12T01:58:34.860

1 How does federalism in the United States work? 2018-01-07T16:54:59.417

1 Why would federal commandeering of state officials yield more federal programs? 2018-01-20T08:12:42.710

1 Does separation of church and state in the US apply in public schools? 2018-03-31T00:38:29.847

1 Is is possible to make a federal state with only one federated state to resolve cohabitation inherent to semi-presidential systems? 2019-08-30T22:01:04.227

1 Do voters get to elect their governors and mayors in unitary states? 2020-03-10T18:19:16.373

1 Can individual US states exchange territory without the approval of the US Congress? 2020-05-24T20:22:06.957

1 How can the federal government "own" states? 2020-06-24T00:13:54.213

1 Is the federal government of the United States meant to primarily represent the States or the people? 2020-06-24T19:27:35.703

1 Which generating units did the DOE authorize to operate at maximum capacity in Texas? 2021-02-20T20:37:07.880

0 What federal systems feature a legislative chamber for regional governments, Germany aside? 2019-07-07T07:52:26.067

0 Do the Canadian Senate's regions support each other in voting as the Constitution expects them to? 2020-07-11T23:42:05.727

-2 Are federal laws "optional" as a practical matter? 2020-02-28T09:55:22.197