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National Election Day

America is facing a contentious battle fraught with laws to prevent people from voting and rules making it harder to vote. Some claim that law makers are rigging elections through means such as gerrymandering and making it easier to purge voter polls. Some studies argue that people have stopped voting because the US holds too […]

Hungary Post-Election Woes and Rising Fascism

Hungary Post-Election Woes and Rising Fascism

Yesterday Hungary had its national elections. Post-election, two major factors have shaped its political landscape: Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-of-center Fidesz party won a landslide re-election through questionable means. And, the far-right nationalist opposition party, Jobbik Magyarországért Mozgalom, which means “the Movement for a Better Hungary,” gained significant seats in Parliament. By many […]

Quebec Separatist Party Causing Its Own Election Loss?

Quebec Separatist Party Causing Its Own Election Loss?

For nearly 45 years, the current ruling provincial political Parti Québécois (PQ) has touted separatism. During this time, it held two provincial referendums on sovereignty, to separate from the rest of Canada. The first vote was in 1980. In the second vote in 1995, independence was rejected by just a narrow margin. Young people living […]

U.S. Wealth: Unchecked Imbalance of Power

U.S. Wealth: Unchecked Imbalance of Power

Wealth and power in America is nothing new. The United States was formed by the most powerful and influenceable. But the unchecked power over the last 225 years has led to an overwhelming imbalance of wealth in the U.S. today. Last week Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, released the annual securities compensation report illustrating […]

Women: A New Revolution

Women: A New Revolution

Women are fighting a new revolution in today’s political arena. With a massive field of political debate ramping up in this election year, feminists are making their voices heard loud and clear. Recently, President Barack Obama spoke at Valencia College in Orlando, FL. Obama is spearheading the cause of equal pay by arguing that women are […]

Venice Goes Against Rome, Organizes Vote to Become Independent

Venice Goes Against Rome, Organizes Vote to Become Independent

Following in Scotland and Catalonia’s footsteps, Venice goes against Rome and organizes a vote to become independent again. The capital of the Italian region of Veneto decided to hold a referendum which will last until Friday. Approximately 3.8 million people in the region, which also encompasses the cities of Vicenza, Padua, Verona and Treviso are […]

Serbia Polls as Center Right Favorites

Serbia Polls as Center Right Favorites

Serbia polls are under way and the center right progressive party are favorites to win it all and seek a fresh four-year term. This polls decision was recently taken by the Center right party with a promise to boost the Serbian economy. Experts predict an overwhelming majority for the progressive party this time. If that […]

Kim Jong-un Holds First Parliament Election

Kim Jong-un Holds First Parliament Election

On Sunday, Kim Jong-un, who is the leader of North Korea held the country’s first election to parliament since he assumed power almost three years ago. This vote to elect representatives to the Supreme People’s Assembly(SPA) is only a formality and not a real election. This is because for each constituency there is only one candidate […]

Lok Sabha Elections to Break Records

Lok Sabha Elections to Break Records

Lok Sabha, otherwise known as the Indian parliament is headed for elections in April 2014 and this democratic process which is conducted by the Indian Election Commission is all set to break new world records. With 814 million registered voters, and more than 900,000 voting stations, India is the world’s largest democracy. The execution of […]

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  • Obesity Society Recommends Kids Drink Fewer Sugar Sweetened Beverages April 24, 2014
    The ever-expanding line of sugary drinks may actually be contributing to the obesity epidemic, especially when it comes to kids. Even one sugary drink per day can contribute to weight gain, which is why The Obesity Society is now recommending fewer sugar sweetened beverages for kids. This includes soda, sports drinks and any other beverages […]
    Tracy Rose
  • Christians Faced With New Dilemma April 24, 2014
    Many who consider themselves Christians are finding themselves faced with a new dilemma. These so-called “Christ-followers,” except for a few hiccups, have tried to follow Jesus (who they see as the Son of God) as much as their limited selfish condition will allow. But lately, they find themselves encountering people or groups of people who are ready and […]
    Rick Hope
  • Kaley Cuoco Chops Hair for Real This Time April 24, 2014
    Kaley Cuoco has chopped of her hair for real this time. It is not quick Miley Cyrus short, but it is much shorter than the Big Bang star is used to. To make it clear that this time is was not a prank at the expense of her fans, she shared a photo of herself […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • Avril Lavigne New ‘Helly Kitty’ Song Racist? April 24, 2014
    Hundreds of people recently took to Twitter to complain about Avril Lavigne’s new song Hello Kitty being racist. However, others have defended the decision to use the colorful, girly, cupcake style entertainment in her new music video. For many, the new track is just downright terrible. The new music video involves four deadpan Japanese girls […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • HBO and Amazon Team Up Against Netflix April 24, 2014
    HBO has teamed up with Amazon Prime against Netflix to allow Prime members the ability to watch HBO classics like The Sopranos and Six Feet Under as well as some of the newer popular shows like True Blood. However, Amazon Prime members should not get too excited as their, nearly, $100 per year subscription fee […]
    Michael Smith

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