Switzerland is the only major country with a directorial system. Why? See my answer on Quora.
Why does does the US allow inexperienced candidates to run for President? As I explain, it’s a necessary feature of healthy representative democracies.
The Safe Schools review has arrived in a rush, with Education Minister Simon Birmingham revealing some fairly major changes without actually getting rid of the program. No doubt it’s a calculated move.
I would argue that the European Union is already a world superpower in many areas - it’s one of the two largest economies in the world, it has a larger population than all but two countries (500+ million) and has a reasonably large amount of legislative (European Parliament), executive and judicial power over a large jurisdiction.
I’ll do this in descending order of favouritism:
Until about 50 to 40 thousand years ago, Australia was crawling with all sorts of crazy megafauna.
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