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Claims Made by Timothy Murray that Congressman Frank Lucas is Robot

Claims Made by Timothy Murray that Congressman Frank Lucas is Robot

Claims were made last week that United States Congressman Frank Lucas had been actually replaced by a look-alike robot after he was hanged in a televised execution which occurred in Ukraine. This is all according to his unsuccessful election challenger, Timothy Murray. Murray, who failed at beating Lucas in last week’s Oklahoma Republican primary, actually […]

Eric Cantor Suggests a Very Scary Future in Republican Elections

Eric Cantor Suggests a Very Scary Future in Republican Elections

  Eric Cantor will not be going back to Washington as a Republican Congressman. In a stunning defeat in Virginia’s Seventh District, the 113rd Congress will be coming back to work without their House Majority Leader. The 51-year-old, seven term congressman is the first “big” to fall in the Republican primaries, but it does not appear that he […]

Ras Baraka Stance Against Institutional Racism in Newark Public Schools

Ras Baraka Stance Against Institutional Racism in Newark Public Schools

Ras Baraka’s stance on institutional racism in Newark’s public schools paved the way for his election as the city’s new mayor on this Tuesday, May 14. Solid Ground, an anti-poverty non-profit based in Seattle, defines the term institutional racism as, “the systemic distribution of resources, power and opportunity in our society to the benefit of […]

Marrying Too Early: Considerations for Raising the Legal Marriage Age

Marrying Too Early: Considerations for Raising the Legal Marriage Age

Though it is hard to argue against the vitality and passion of young love, demographic analysis of teen marriages in America indicate that there may indeed be such a thing as marrying too early. In fact, some experts will argue that the legal minimum age at which a person can give consent to marry ought […]

National Election Day

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 […]

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