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    Niccolò Machiavelli, a prominent figure during the Italian Renaissance, is often referred to as the founder of modern political science. Machiavelli 's cynical approach to ruling and politics even gave birth to a special term used when a ruling parties employ his worldview – Machiavellian-ism. This style of politics is known for being opposing what some refer to as the “ideal” form of ruling and emphasizes a “politics of reality” in which ethics are secondary to results and function (Machiavelli, The Prince, 79). This paper will explain in detail why Machiavelli wrote The Prince when he did, and then compare this political philosophy to several other prominent readings, and how modern politics in the information age are viewed through a lens…

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    natural expectation of donors is that their needs will be served by the person to whom they donated. If not, it is in their self-interest to fund a different candidate or political organization. While quid pro quo agreements are generally illegal in most democracies, they are difficult to prove, short of a well-documented paper trail. A core basis of democracy,being a politician's ability to freely advocate policies which benefit his…

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    In support of this research, “A more peaceful world if women in charge?” by Joseph Nye, states that a psychologist by the name of Steven Pinker, recently wrote a book about how the world would be more peaceful if women were in charge. Lastly “Shattering the Glass Ceiling for Women in Politics” written by Pamela O’Leary, and Shauna Shames, gives advice, on how to support women in politics. Pew Research Center states that “...women are in short supply at the top of government and business in the…

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    Politics is supposed to be an important aspect of a country. In fact, we cannot think of any nation without its political history. Politics really influences the daily life of every person in a country but does not, however; seem to be easy for people to understand. To comprehend politics, people have to seek help from various sources such as media, newspapers, books and especially, public intellectuals who are well renowned thinkers. Public intellectuals are: writers, scientists, teachers, and…

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    this problem and made recommendations in an effort to resolve and bring light to this issue. The lack of involvement and interest in running for office by women is especially disappointing for me. As I personally have an interest in politics, I do not have a desire to run for political office. In Running for Office,…

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    inequality in the United States is the increasing importance and power of money in politics. I subscribes to Stiglitz beliefs concerning the purpose of a democratic government; to protect consumers, sustain favorable market conditions and provide common defense. The average citizen determines what should be considered “favorable market conditions “-not the elites. Income distribution is a product of market conditions, and since government regulates the market, I “politics is the battleground for…

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    Allen Guelzo's House Divided: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Political Landscape of 1858. This source takes a more technical examination of not just the speeches and overall influence of Lincoln during this time, but also on where politics stood around the middle of the nineteenth century. This allows the book to feel somewhat modern in that it has a comprehensive amount of knowledge on the subject while also feeling historical in the sense that it has a large number of personal reports and…

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    to know what certain things exceeding around them like “Third Party”(Green Party) the connection between Democratic and Republic, if you neither like Trump nor Clinton, we have Gary Johnson who will satisfy the advantages from both sides; or we may have what is “touching elbow” is, that is a dinner between political parties to gain benefits or being a part of government, especially those people who don 't like to have great responsibility as president, they can role as Mayor, Senator or House of…

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    For many generations, politics has been incorporated into people's lives, be it a small or big role in a person’s life. Politics has changed through time and time again, and which caused there to have many questions asked involving politics. One of those questions about politics is how can politicians have the most likely way to win elections. This essay is on the resolution:”Politicians like Angela Merkel Win Because they Understand the Middle Class”, in which I disagree too. In this essay, I…

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    Interest groups have been known to use a key weapon to influence the lawmaking in the legislation and state officials’ decisions in the executive branch. This key weapon are people that are good at persuading and are known as lobbyists in the political world. The most famous and outright interest group in the United States is known by the acronym of NRA-short for National Rifle Association, this group defends the second amendment of the constitution:the right to bear arms. There are also other…

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