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Haphazard comment moderation

I have noticed the standard for comment moderation has been lacking recently. Entire debates are allowed to develop under some answers while comments that provide specific suggestions on how to better ...
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Question failure

Questions and answers on Politics StackExchange are frequently highly-politicised. In an ideal world, when answers make testable claims, they should be backed up by references, and when deviation ...
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How to avoid opinionated debate in an advantage/disadvantage question?

I've just asked the question: What are the advantages and disadvantages of a politically appointed vs. permanent Civil Service? ... which I found very difficult to write in a way which was Not ...
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The meaning of being “impartial” in this website

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all. – Noam Chomsky A question entitled "Why doesn't Israel want an independent investigation of Gaza ...
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Less pejorative tag for “commie plot” questions?

One of the more paranoid cold war devices in the American rhetorical armamentarium is the accusation of a given reform being a "Communist Plot". This device has been so overused and successfully ...
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Requests for Reopen & Undeletion Votes

There is a similar popular question at MSE. The purpose of this thread is to help focus the attention of the community on posts that may require exceptional handling. This includes requests for ...

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