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Multinational States and Political Influences

November 29, 2022

Political institutions play a significant role in managing—and sometimes alleviating—ethnic conflict. However, ethnic diversity often devolves into ethnic conflict in places where political institutions were simply imposed on local populations by imperial overlords. […]

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Multinational States: Challenges and Successes

November 29, 2022

The words ‘state’ and ‘nation’ often get used interchangeably. However, to understand global politics and international relations, one should know the difference between them, and also know what are multinational states. […]

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Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict

November 29, 2022

In a state that has more than one ethnic group living in it, there can be struggles for control. The basis of the conflict can be race or religion, or even language. […]

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Conflicts in Politics and How to Resolve Them

November 16, 2022

The majority and the minority are often representing diffuse and concentrated interests. The majority have interest they want to pursue but aren’t passionate about whereas the minority feel strongly about an issue but don’t have huge numbers or support. […]

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The Democracy System Is Still Working

November 7, 2022

With the increase in religious conflicts, civil wars, terrorist attacks, and genocides around the globe, it seemed as the dominance of democracy had ended just a short while after the Cold War era. […]

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What Is Politics and How Does It Work?

November 6, 2022

It’s not possible in a city or a country to ask everyone’s view about different issues. That’s why people elect their representatives to do the decision-making on their behalf. […]

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