democracy

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The key state of Wisconsin went for Trump because Clinton’s vote, compared to President Obama’s in 2012, collapsed.

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From 1997 and 2015, had federal elections took place under an Alternative Vote system, the Liberals would have been the only party to benefit each election.


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Markets are fair—the better good or service wins.

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The execution of Socrates proves that people can be persuaded wrongly.


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The Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World Report has ranked Venezuela dead last for the past four years.


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The founders were familiar with the works of American founding fathers such as Jefferson and European political philosophers such as Edmund Burke.

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There is a cliché that history is written by the winners, but an argument can be made that history is written by the writers.

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There are parallels between American presidential politics and the HBO series Game of Thrones.

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Part of being free is being free not to participate in the democratic process if you don’t want to.


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The Myanmar miracle marches on, but don’t stop holding your breath. Great hazards are emerging ahead.