What would politics in outer space look like? [more inside]
For work I am making a complete database of all existing (reasonably current) data on Native American health/risk factors. But I know next to nothing about the area. What are some surveys I should look at? It would be especially helpful if the data were at the tribal level of analysis. I'm at a bit of a loss and I'd appreciate any help you could offer! Thanks in advance.
Do fascists and/or nationalists believe in justice? [more inside]
“A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote in a national election” Why is there an apparent apathy of political participation in America, and to extend it a bit, how come voting turn-out is higher in some countries in others even if the countries in comparison are both recognized liberal democracies?
May I have a list of President Obama's achievements since he came into office? [more inside]
In this article (registration required), Alexander Cockburn states that " 95% of all the firms in America hire fewer than ten people". He seems fond of this statistic, but it seems fishy to me. Is it true?
I am looking for a quote I once read about the decline of nations/empires. I think the quote was specifically referencing the Roman Empire and said something to the effect of when a nation starts putting the current generation ahead of the unborn generation, that's when it falls. [more inside]
If a totally autonomous country where to want to be integrated into another, would this be possible and would it be allowed? [more inside]
Can anyone point to a good resource that explains the reasoning behind "USA is a Christian Nation"? Recently my partner was told by some of his co-workers that all of the Founding Fathers were fundamentalist Christians, and the idea that Jefferson, Franklin, or others were deists or agnostics is a liberal media conspiracy. Any help on the source for Founders as Fundamentalists assertion?
Are there any convex nations? [more inside]
What one book will allow others to gain the truest insight into the soul of each city or region [more inside]
So i was kicking the old peanut around and wondered if anyone else ever thought about getting some old oil tankers and converting them into a floating nation. [more inside]