Tag: terminology

113 Why is Trump dubbing COVID-19 as the "Chinese virus" considered offensive, while many past epidemics have had similar naming schemes? 2020-03-21T02:50:55.857

81 What is meant by the "left" and the "right"? 2012-12-04T22:08:50.417

45 What is the difference between liberalism and libertarianism? 2012-12-10T22:31:30.393

42 Why do Republicans and others accept the propagandaic use of the term "Progressives"? 2018-12-03T13:17:08.387

42 What is it called when someone votes for an option that's not their first choice? 2019-03-17T07:46:23.900

33 Where are the "shires" in the UK? 2019-05-02T16:28:45.520

33 What is the difference between totalitarianism and authoritarianism? 2020-02-20T20:59:23.500

33 Why does the Scottish National Party object to being called nationalist? 2020-03-03T07:51:03.943

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

31 How does anti-Semitism differ from racism? 2018-09-02T09:45:01.547

31 Is there a term for someone whose preferred policies are a mix of left and right? 2019-06-12T13:59:58.497

31 Is there an unambiguous name for the social/political theory "liberalism" without "leftist"? 2019-10-12T14:03:52.137

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

27 What is gerrymandering called if it's not the result of redrawing districts? 2019-10-10T16:41:04.627

26 What is the difference between a separatist and a rebel? 2018-04-25T18:44:16.147

25 How much of the US media referred to the COVID-19 as the "Wuhan Virus" until it received an official designation from the WHO? 2020-03-24T11:31:11.577

25 What specific political traits classify a political leader as a fascist? 2021-02-03T22:29:14.307

24 A word that means rule by the vocal minority? 2020-11-17T01:54:23.213

23 What is the difference between a nation and a state? 2012-12-20T02:23:37.327

23 When and how did the term "liberal" acquire a leftist/socialist meaning in the US? 2013-06-25T06:19:15.490

22 Why did the acronym GOP stick to the Republicans and not to the Democrats? 2020-07-23T14:48:46.237

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

20 In the UK, what is pairing? 2018-07-19T17:24:57.383

19 Is the concept of nation explicitly ethnic? 2019-02-08T12:34:06.353

18 Do dog-whistle politics only refer to racist and right-leaning statements? 2012-12-24T17:16:21.693

18 Grey area of "impeachment" 2020-01-13T07:03:59.970

18 Why aren't White Americans called European-Americans? 2020-06-02T23:37:13.280

18 Is there a term for the practice of defunding a public asset in order to privatize it? 2020-07-09T10:52:08.070

17 What do terms like "I yield my time, Mr. Speaker" mean? 2017-08-21T00:28:28.860

17 Democratic Socialism vs Social Democracy 2019-02-24T19:37:24.807

16 Does "government" mean something different in British and American English? 2019-01-16T20:19:21.463

16 What is "demographic engineering" and how does it differ from ethnic cleansing? 2019-10-07T12:56:13.430

15 Who coined the term "madman theory"? 2019-04-10T10:59:00.963

15 Are "keep your powder dry" or "Stand back and standby" arguably examples of "dog whistles"? 2020-10-02T02:25:34.033

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

13 Does any organisation refer to itself as terrorist? 2012-12-06T17:45:53.737

12 What is the opposite of populism? 2018-11-22T19:36:52.877

11 What is "politology"? 2017-04-06T17:51:39.163

11 What does unmasking refer to in the Flynn investigation? 2020-05-13T22:45:05.090

10 Are the viable political alternatives in the US (e.g. Democrats and Republicans) considered (far) left and (far) right? 2012-12-06T17:32:27.913

10 Is there a term for a test or requirement given in bad faith? 2015-12-02T21:26:29.247

10 Lumpenproletariat In Marxist Theory? 2017-04-05T18:12:54.937

10 Why are the Greek nationalists against resolving the name dispute and calling FYROM "North Macedonia"? 2019-01-23T13:57:55.623

9 What exactly do political aides do? 2013-01-11T19:03:55.643

9 What characterizes an act of war as "war crime?" 2014-08-01T00:46:28.780

9 What is 'post truth', and why do I hear it all the time? 2017-01-25T08:38:19.700

9 What does Farrakhan mean by "false Jews"? 2018-11-07T13:54:49.357

9 What exactly is ineptocracy? 2019-04-02T06:36:08.317

8 What does "teabagger" mean in the politics? 2013-06-18T00:55:42.420

8 What is the political system where there is a 'friendly' dictatorship 2015-08-23T15:25:46.583

8 What did Marx and Engels mean by "Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes."? 2016-07-10T04:28:13.250

8 What is the difference between globalisation and imperialism? 2019-04-18T20:25:44.500

8 What is the name of a doctrine that aims to solidify state loyalty by allowing minorities to secede? 2019-12-19T21:20:21.887

7 What is Economic Populism? 2015-05-01T13:59:45.630

7 Does anyone want Ukraine to be called "the Ukraine"? 2016-04-25T07:45:49.370

7 What is a fourth party candidate (USA)? 2017-02-23T21:07:46.750

7 Does someone knows what is "brainpower" in Doomsday clock? 2017-05-07T13:59:50.673

7 How did the term 'whip' come to be? 2020-01-30T15:17:42.147

6 What is meant by 'Strategic Dialogue'? 2013-05-11T16:43:32.167

6 What is the relationship between Regulatory Capture and Karl Marx? 2014-01-15T18:29:53.147

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 Can someone explain the difference between Civil Rights, Civil Liberties and Freedoms? 2017-11-01T07:25:52.663

6 At what point does a conservative become a reactionary? 2018-09-14T09:47:17.913

6 Since Greece wants FYROM to be named "North Macedonia", why don't they make an example call their own region "South Macedonia"? 2018-10-29T10:07:56.677

6 How did the extended UNHCR definition of refugee come about? 2019-04-24T03:52:21.727

6 Do any political groups self-describe as reactionary? 2019-05-27T14:51:41.823

6 What is the meaning of "artificial borders"? 2019-10-14T22:48:25.393

6 What does defeat on the Address mean? 2021-02-13T22:14:05.293

5 Is there a difference between Sheriff and regular county level police officers in USA? 2013-02-17T16:33:36.227

5 How to apply game theory? 2013-05-29T19:46:14.633

5 What is the name of the tactic that politicians use to bury people with torrent of words? 2014-03-26T18:49:46.257

5 Did the United States use "Concentration camp" in internment-related terminology? 2014-08-14T13:07:50.767

5 What are the measures that define an "independent media"? 2017-07-26T19:34:29.973

5 What is the term for the idea that everyone should vote according to their own best interests? 2017-10-24T06:17:34.917

5 Which political philosophy takes a situational approach as to whether government or private enterprise solves a problem better? 2019-10-11T20:09:00.397

5 Methodology of Deny, Obfuscate, Admit but deny significance; generally accepted term, notable implementations? 2019-10-31T23:05:45.460

5 What vexillologically (flag-based) named coalitions exist (theoretically) in German politics? 2019-11-07T13:35:27.980

4 Is there any functional difference between "Middle East" and "Near East"? 2013-01-14T18:07:22.910

4 Was Hugo Chavez's regime an actual "Bolivarian" revolution? 2013-03-08T19:42:52.520

4 Ministry of Knowledge Economy of South Korea 2013-05-28T06:23:05.603

4 Is there a term for militant groups like the LRA and Boko Haram? 2014-10-30T18:14:53.740

4 Term for using immigrants to gain long term political advantage 2016-10-24T12:36:20.653

4 What is the difference between negative rights and positive rights? 2017-06-28T16:49:02.333

4 Is there a term for the political concept of a nation always needing an enemy to fight? 2018-01-15T05:15:53.447

4 What exactly is "hyper-partisanship"? 2018-10-22T22:15:21.700

4 Term for the trend where a political party does worse in State elections when holding power Federally 2018-11-05T06:16:33.407

4 What is a "government by techology" called? 2019-01-30T18:05:21.313

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

4 Has the US government adopted the extended UNHCR definition of refugee? 2019-04-24T07:59:39.470

4 What is the difference between a "nation" and a "country"? 2019-07-15T18:35:24.907

4 In Westminster systems that are not Australian is the term “Dorothy Dixer” known? 2020-02-14T02:25:15.003

4 Shared Sovereignty vs Indivisible Sovereignty 2020-10-30T01:37:24.147

3 What is the difference between sortition and demarchy? 2012-12-08T15:30:46.760

3 Is there any difference between demarchy and stochocracy? 2012-12-08T20:56:42.350

3 Why did "third world" fall out of favor? 2012-12-27T03:03:09.657

3 Is "Illegal immigrant" a legal term and will the AP's decision not to use it have a major effect? 2013-05-04T23:53:01.603

3 In Australia, what does the term "Big polluters" mean? 2014-06-27T04:26:25.360

3 What are the meanings of "Kangaroo", "Guillotine", and "Fox" in the UK House of Commons? 2015-12-22T17:38:12.567