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What effect might terrorist atrocities in Paris have on UK’s EU referendum?

Matt Goodwin, Senior Fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe, examines the impact that terrorist attacks can have on the political landscape of those countries concerned. 900 more words

EU Referendum

Elections Have Been Certified: I Won!


Today I received a letter from the Centre County PA Elections Office. This letter was sent to all newly elected and re-elected officials that ran for public office in the 2015 Municipal and County elections. 111 more words

ALDE Party Conference 2015: Guy Verhofstadt's Speech review

This year the ALDE Party annual conference took place in Budapest – interestingly enough considering the state of local politics there – and I want to analyse the rhetoric coming from the conference, in the most part, from ALDE Group leader, Guy Verhofstadt. 1,932 more words


Ben Carson fails at America: Tweets out hilariously bad map

Last week, Ben Carson attempted to tweet out a map of all of the Governors who were not accepting Syrian refugees.  Here’s the map he tweeted: 242 more words

Social Media

For a Triumphant Aung San Suu Kyi, the Hard Work Is Just Beginning

First published Vice News, 13 November 2015

The Aung San Suu Kyi landslide in Myanmar is even bigger than forecast. As more results come in following historic general elections last Sunday, her National League for Democracy Party (NLD) has 80.5 percent of elected parliament seats, just two seats shy of the 329 needed to form a majority government, and is likely to get them since only 82 percent of the vote has been counted. 1,062 more words


Myanmar’s First Free Election In Decades All Depends On The Military’s Mood

First published on Buzzfeed News, November 7

YANGON, Myanmar — Daw Kyi Pyar was just 9 years old, but she had followed her father to downtown Yangon, where tens of thousands of students, ochre-robed monks, doctors, street vendors, and others were gathered for a rally. 1,175 more words


Jindal's Out.

So Bobby Jindal suspended his presidential campaign today. In case you don’t know who Bobby Jindal is (which is likely one of the reasons he suspended his presidential campaign), he is the sitting two-term governor of Louisiana. 232 more words