It refers to achieving and exercising positions of governanceorganized control over a human community, particularly a state. The academic study focusing on just politics, which is therefore more targeted than general political science, is sometimes referred to as politology .

Members of a party agree to take the same position on many issues and agree to support the same changes to law and the same leaders.

An election is usually a competition between different parties. Some examples of political parties worldwide are: the African National Congress in South Africa, the Democratic Party in the United States, the Conservative Party in the United Kingdom, the Christian Democratic Union in Germany and the Indian National Congress in India. It has a set of fairly specific meanings that are descriptive and nonjudgmental , but does often colloquially carry a negative connotation.

The history of political thought can be traced back to early antiquity, with seminal works such as Plato’s Republic, Aristotle’s Politics and the works of Confucius.

October 2019

Warren Escalates Fight With Facebook Over Political Ads

October 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren sought to turn Facebook’s political ad policy against it, running an ad with a false claim about Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to highlight complaints about the social-media giant’s handling of misinformation.

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Facebook CEO to Testify at House Panel About Libra

October 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is slated to return to Capitol Hill this month to testify before a House panel about the company’s foray into cryptocurrency.

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FBI’s Use of Foreign-Surveillance Tool Violated Americans’ Privacy Rights, Court Found

October 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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Some of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans swept up in a controversial foreign intelligence program, a secretive surveillance court has ruled.

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YouTube Tries to Wrest Campaign Ad Dollars From Facebook and Local TV

October 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

YouTube is stepping up efforts to snag political ads from local TV and Facebook and letting buyers book slots through the end of February, when voting for the presidential nominations will begin in Iowa, New Hampshire and elsewhere.

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