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False claims of genocide cannot be denied?

In a previous answer I said this: I would also say that hyping the Uighur situation into "genocide" is part of a media manipulation. What is occuring in Xinjiang is a forced assimilation of ...
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Why are moderators making political judgements?

I've made several contributions lately where moderators are becoming involved in arbitrating the political correctness of the contribution. I've just had a positively-voted answer deleted which ...
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Should moderators on the politics stackexchange be allowed to mark questions as "off topic"?

Politics is easily one of the most hostile topics to engage in. Also arguably one of the most important topics that we should engage in. Is it conducive or constructive for moderators to act on their ...
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Are questions arbitrarily closed as off-topic?

I saw multiple questions closed as off-topic, I would like to ask what are the exact criteria of that behavior and what does the moderator team to prevent abuses in that sense? Among multiple examples ...
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2022 Community Moderator Election

The 2022 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Should moderators single-handedly close questions based on their personal/subjective opinion?

Should moderators single-handedly close questions based on their personal/subjective opinion? Some moderators on this site practice closing questions that they judge to be off-topic without waiting ...
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Why was this flag declined?

This answer, by its own admission, does not answer the question. Other users have pointed this out as well. Indeed, the answerer admits: Fair point that I should have been more on point to the OP's ...
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2020 Community Moderator Election

The 2020 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Why was this question about US handling of the Covid-19 outbreak removed from the hot network questions list?

This question was removed from the HNQ list with only a short notice "Needs detailed answers". Why not "protect" it instead of entirely removing it from the HNQ? After being edited and reopened, it ...
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@Philipp moderator seems to be into showing his attitude a bit too much. Am I missing something?

I am not a contentious type of person. Maybe I'm missing something. But here are two examples. I asked this question, but it appeared to some users as too broad. Since this concept of "broadness&...
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Moderator Philipp selectively deleting on-topic comments on answer

I and others made some comments on this answer addressing specific points in it to make it less misleading for future readers. This is explicitly on-topic and allowed. However, moderator Philipp ...
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I'm stepping down as a moderator of Politics.SE

In recent months, the Stack Exchange has shown that it's not really community run anymore. My concern started with the capricious de-modding of Ceillo for simply asking questions about a proposed ...
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Comment deletion policy should be changed significantly

The moderators are too quick to delete comments. They frequently delete them without giving any notice. They should raise the threshold for comment deletion considerably. As an example, a recent ...
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Question disappeared from the Front Page

One hour after posting this question:Are Firearm Registries & Firearm Owner Registries Unconstitutional? On a controversial topic, the question has disappeared from even the "Active" tab on the ...
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Why was my question locked, instead of deleted?

I requested for a question to be deleted, but instead, it was locked by Philipp: My request was simple, delete the post (my question) since it's been modified so much by editors that it's not written ...
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Lack of moderator patience and deleting critical comments

A moderator closed this question in a very short space of time by using their moderator privilege. The question was given no time for community self-organization or improvement. The question was ...
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Do we hate memes at Politics SE?

I added a meme in one my answers. The meme: Was not offensive Was relevant to the subject in discussion albeit on a humorous note Was polite Basically it was inline with Be-Nice Policy we follow on ...
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Why were my comments deleted?

Ref : I had responded to two comments, and both had nothing which were against SE. They were still ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Why do we still not have any moderators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moderator Pro Tem Announcement The Temporary Moderator blog post indicates that SE will pick our original temporary moderators roughly a week after the launch of beta. We are ...
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Should the political affiliations of candidates for moderator be disclosed?

While the tone so far during the private beta has been remarkably congenial, it seems obvious that has the potential to attract more contentious questions, answers and comments than some ...
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7 Essential Questions - Temporary Moderators [closed]

As per the Moderator Pro Tempore blog post, after about a week SE looks for temporary moderators for new sites to help with the development of the community and to act as a liaison between the ...