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A Transgender Candidate Is Running for Parliament In India For the First Time

Just a few days after India’s Supreme Court recognized a “third gender” option, a transgender woman in India is vying for a seat in parliament. 169 more words


You can run, you can hide but you can’t escape my ad ~ Modi.

Invented tradition and the religion of the ancients

Picture and story from BBC news April 20 2014

There’s much we know about the world’s biggest election, currently in full swing in India – some 800 million voters, voting in nine separate stages over five weeks, before results on 16 May.

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WIHILA Democracy 3 - Learning

Hello all, as you may have noticed from Dyl’s post, we’re back. I’ve had my hands full with Tea-Powered Games recently. If you haven’t checked us out yet, go see if we are your cup of tea. 936 more words


Stevens: Fix Second Amendment to Remove "Any Limits" on Government Power

“…I think that’s what should be the rule, that it should be legislatures rather than judges who draw the line on what is permissible.”

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EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

Courtesy of LA Times:

Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. 806 more words



Every time a large country, England France Spain, was ruled by a regent bad things happened. King James VI of Scotland was raised a Protestant despite the fact his mother was Catholic. 134 more words