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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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  • Nokia Halts Lumia 2520 Tablet Due to Faulty Chargers April 17, 2014
    Nokia has halted the sale of its new Lumia 2520 tablet due to faulty chargers. Those who currently have the tablet are being warned to stop using the AC-300 charger right now. There are fears that the fault could lead to electric shocks. The good news is there are no confirmed incidents yet. The news […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • J.K. Rowling Continues Potterverse With Ginny Weasley April 17, 2014
    J.K. Rowling has continued her Potterverse with articles written by Ginny Weasley, under her married name Ginny Potter. The Harry Potter author is continuing with works that she knows will make her money, and focusing on the Quidditch World Cup. It seems like she cannot get enough of her fictional world, and who can blame […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers, Can They Reconcile April 17, 2014
    Everyone in Packer land has an opinion on what happened between the Green Bay Packers and Favre. Thompson, Executive Vice President of the team, and Brett Favre were unable to come to an agreement after the 2007 season. The deal left a bad taste for a lot of fans, wondering why Thompson would let their […]
    Jabar Morarend
  • Republican Party Backs Cory Gardner at Colorado State Assembly April 17, 2014
    Last weekend Colorado Republicans held their State Assembly in Greenwood Village to gear up for an ever more closely contested election to be held in November.  The Assembly showed just how strongly the Republican Party backs current U.S. House Representative Cory Gardner within state ranks as their candidate for the available Colorado seat in the […]
    Joseph Porter
  • Bottle of Wine Is NSW Premier’s Undoing April 17, 2014
    Red, red wine, goes to your head, sang UB40 back in the eighties. “Makes you forget..” It certainly had a potent effect on Premier of New South Wales, Barry O’ Farrell’s memory. The NSW premier completely forgot he had been given a bottle of the most expensive wine ever produced in Australia, the legendary Penfold’s […]
    Kate Henderson

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