Tag: government

89 Do politicians use bug trackers or version control etc.? 2017-08-05T15:08:50.590

82 What did Reagan mean when he said: "The nine most terrifying words in the English language are 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.' "? 2017-10-25T13:24:04.183

62 Why would the government force its population to save for retirement? 2018-04-19T19:59:33.487

54 Seen from Europe, why is there a hard separation between Republicans and Democrats in the US? 2019-11-18T10:08:12.977

51 Why did political parties form in the United States? 2018-08-27T14:48:12.353

42 Have any countries that are currently in lockdown published a detailed long-term exit plan? 2020-03-30T03:31:07.750

41 Why do Americans vote on coroners, magistrates, school directors, and tax collectors? 2017-11-13T13:55:37.873

38 How could the free market limit the effects of net neutrality's repeal? 2017-12-15T15:16:37.533

35 What was the TOP SECRET information in the Nunes Memo? 2018-02-03T12:51:57.583

34 Prayer at the Presidential Inauguration 2017-01-20T16:55:04.953

32 What is meant by "the Russian Government Resigned"? 2020-01-16T05:33:13.947

29 Why are Kinder Surprise Eggs illegal in the USA? 2019-04-16T03:19:18.987

28 In the Weimar Republic what was the role of the people sitting on the left side of the speaker? 2018-03-09T08:11:14.813

28 Has any government throughout history banned foreign currencies? 2020-06-17T10:01:58.023

27 "Government transplant" been tried? At what scale, and what were the results? 2019-12-17T05:00:15.233

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

26 What policy arguments do people make in favor of legalizing marijuana? 2015-11-01T15:22:02.713

25 How do leaders choose between lives and money? 2020-05-21T12:37:52.483

23 If there's no government, who will stop people from creating one? 2015-02-20T07:18:34.347

21 What is the Nunes Memo and what is preventing its release? 2018-01-23T18:29:37.403

20 Why do countries encourage nationalism? 2017-12-01T13:48:26.053

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

19 Do high-level US government officials who are fired receive any compensation? 2018-03-23T12:27:51.910

19 What are the reasons for not calculating government officials' wages in terms of minimal wage? 2018-09-20T11:11:01.930

19 Why are South Korean content laws so strict? 2019-03-11T23:58:17.570

18 Would anything stop a technology company from shutting down in protest of government regulations? 2018-07-19T02:08:01.923

18 How are letters between governments being transported and delivered? 2019-10-19T18:51:35.577

17 Are there many liberal democracies that use "the more favorable criminal law" principle? 2017-04-04T05:16:58.127

16 Have previous presidents fired their staff with comparable frequency to Donald Trump? 2017-08-04T13:43:50.670

15 Why do UK government ministers not vote on backbench motions? 2014-10-14T09:47:45.780

15 What does it mean when something is said to be "owned by taxpayers"? 2020-11-23T10:27:19.067

14 What are the constitutional and broader implications of today's vote by Parliament, finding that the govt was in contempt? 2018-12-04T18:14:41.940

13 Can I recall my US Senator or Representatives in Congress? 2013-10-02T06:30:12.747

13 Where can I see the total compensation (by year?) of each of the employees of the UN? 2014-04-03T18:16:50.910

13 Why do we collect taxes on income from labor? 2017-02-10T21:19:51.823

13 What is the purpose of releasing the Nunes memo and the Schiff "counter-memo"? 2018-02-25T05:41:44.993

13 What roles does a state-level Secretary of State perform? 2018-04-18T17:28:53.003

12 Why is the speaker of the House of Representatives an MP? 2014-03-28T05:53:31.130

12 Who controls the British Armed Forces? 2015-06-19T14:19:51.237

12 Can the British public request a General Election? 2016-04-08T18:04:25.180

12 Why does Russia hold hard on keeping Chechnya? 2016-09-14T11:59:24.297

12 Can Macron legally reform Islam in France? 2018-03-30T11:23:37.363

12 How is Northern Ireland currently being governed with its executive vacant and its legislature suspended? 2019-01-21T13:37:59.527

11 What are the differences between the Tea Party and the Republican Party? 2012-12-08T06:43:12.443

11 What is the role and responsiblity of the king in Spain in the Spanish government? 2014-06-02T19:29:07.777

10 How does the UK welfare system compare with other wealthy European nations? 2013-03-27T10:35:11.513

10 How can we define which EU countries are giving more power to regions? Which patterns are used to evaluate it? 2013-07-03T12:26:41.090

10 Are there UN norms for a government change? 2014-03-08T22:23:37.213

10 Policy arguments against legalizing marijuana? 2015-11-04T08:49:16.407

10 What influence do Democrats have in stopping Trump's nominations from being approved? 2017-02-08T18:52:14.130

10 Does global warming give the government more power? 2017-04-27T22:20:27.880

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

10 How would an anarchist society deal with insurgents? 2017-07-19T09:24:48.333

10 Maxine Waters "passed 3 bills in Congress in 27 years"? 2018-10-22T21:20:04.430

10 Minimum number of MPs 2019-09-30T09:45:17.963

10 How are elections conducted in China? 2020-03-22T16:07:14.060

10 What position & power does the Church of England assume in the upper house of Lords? 2020-08-10T19:29:09.110

9 How much does being a shadow minister affect your chances of becoming a real one? 2016-07-01T21:31:24.997

9 How can one not be able to resign? 2017-01-31T05:50:27.370

9 Is anarchism opposed to the concept of god? 2017-07-19T10:26:39.273

9 In Communism, what happens to property rights? 2017-07-25T07:54:36.187

9 Is the public generally aware of lagged effects of economic policies? 2018-08-23T07:26:59.677

9 What instruments does the House of Representatives have to control the executive branch of government? 2018-11-07T09:00:07.203

9 How can the Senate remove the majority leader? 2019-01-05T16:07:35.920

9 Are there any legal consequences for lying to/misleading the president of the US? 2020-11-19T10:42:08.117

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 Can lies in a bio or under oath remove a politician from office or cause other legal trouble? 2014-01-24T22:51:16.340

8 Why is stopping climate change prioritized significantly below the economy and other issues? 2015-08-01T17:49:58.287

8 Are government ministers elected anywhere? 2016-03-07T19:38:44.377

8 How does a person become stateless? 2016-03-23T22:10:09.007

8 Has the UN Terrorist Financing Convention had a material impact? 2018-01-01T18:27:11.400

8 What is gained by shutting down the government? 2018-12-27T04:56:40.560

8 What is the rationale for a government trying to block one of its citizens for becoming EU prosecutor? 2019-03-08T06:44:08.550

8 What's the significance of forcing someone to hand over a resignation as opposed to simply firing them? 2019-09-27T05:29:10.040

7 Democratic governments seizing financial assets during financial crisis? 2013-04-20T15:51:52.080

7 Is democracy a hegemony? 2013-06-24T05:20:04.933

7 Why are US cabinet ministers called secretaries? 2015-10-09T18:05:19.383

7 Muamar Gadafi and Libya (military intervention by NATO) 2015-10-13T15:44:01.817

7 Is it possible for an established democratic country to directly switch to a monarchy? 2016-06-06T15:05:07.760

7 How did so many Australian politicans recently win Parliamentary seats while unaware of or denying their second nationality? 2017-08-18T04:53:06.740

7 How can Indian government afford highly unpopular decisions such as banknote demonetisation? 2018-10-02T16:04:05.087

6 What is the constitutional status of military bases? 2012-12-05T19:28:21.573

6 Is there a name for this form of government? 2015-11-30T20:07:35.407

6 What is the precise meaning of "controlling" a territory? 2017-01-21T16:56:01.210

6 Is it legal for a state government to pay legal fees of a minister allegedly involved in a corruption case? 2017-03-26T12:30:21.063

6 Is there a country in which the parliamentary majority issued a no confidence vote against its own government soon after being confirmed? 2017-06-20T12:08:46.540

6 If Jim, a random citizen, owes TD Bank $300,000 for his house mortgage, is this added to the U.S. national debt? 2018-05-30T00:44:06.927

6 How could people access the database of new laws and upcoming bills before the government started posting them on the internet? 2018-06-21T19:32:42.770

6 Titles for US public figures 2018-11-10T15:03:43.243

6 How do the PM, Secretaries of State and the Speaker of the House of Commons help their constituents? 2019-03-30T16:11:48.207

6 What is the effect and/or good reasons of changing a paper bill to a coin? 2019-07-27T11:43:52.680

5 List of countries that includes how much of the workforce is employed by the government 2012-12-22T21:23:21.993

5 What does shutting down the government mean? 2013-09-19T17:43:38.160

5 Will government workers furloughed during the shutdown be paid later? 2013-10-04T02:01:42.083

5 Where Does Money from the EU's Microsoft Fine Go? 2014-07-25T14:15:46.227

5 Do women and men get paid equally in Canada? 2014-11-14T07:56:14.543

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

5 What is ISIS fighting for? 2015-09-17T23:09:44.377

5 How do Northern Ireland's Assembly designations work? What are its advantages and disadvantages? 2015-12-04T11:34:58.613