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No, thedoes not establish as the state religion in Australia.
Section 116 of the Australian Constitution prohibits the federal (but not state) government from establishing a religion, enforcing religious observances or applying religious tests for any public office. The exact wording is:
The Commonwealth shall not m...
Switzerland is the only major country with a directorial system. Why?
The main reasons are that the executive of most states has historically been unitary (monarchies and more recently presidential republics), and that most de facto or de jure directorial systems have suffered from political or constitutional impasses of various kinds.
The question details note that there have been several directories (apart from Switzerland...(more)
Why shouldn’t it? The great thing about functioning democracies is that almost anyone can run for office, and that (hopefully) everyone participates in the election process.
Democracy relies upon voters making the choice - if a majority of American voters think Donald Trump is the best candidate to be President, he wins. Beyond the very basic qualification...(more)