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Am I a published author?

Advice needed: Am I a published author?

It’s been a particularly exciting week for my inner geek this week, with the arrival this week of an ‘author’s copy’ of  338 more words

Books On Parliament

House Rules

One of the most powerful political offices in the world is Speaker of the US House of Representatives.  Elected by the Representatives, this senior member of the majority party has almost limitless authority to control the business of this legislative body. 463 more words


‘The Story of Parliament’: Parnell and obstruction

Last year the History published ‘The Story of Parliament: Celebrating 750 years of parliament in Britain’ to mark the anniversary of Simon de Montfort’s parliament in 1265. 420 more words

Social History

Key of Liberty Week 2

It’s so fun to be in the groove with classes again! This week we continued to talk about the need for a new government because the Articles of Confederation were inadequate. 570 more words

Early "Black Friday"

The cover of the pamphlet shown above speaks to an earlier – and, frankly, to a more logically negative – meaning associated with the term “Black Friday” than is typical in 2015. 460 more words


English Votes for English Laws

On 22 October 2015, the UK Parliament agreed new legislative procedures for enacting bills, or provisions in bills, that apply only to England. This has been one of the extremely controversial consequences of the Referendum on Scottish Independence. 757 more words

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Aye: (exclam) an exclamation said to express assent; yes.

It often baffles me.

Why do some people like to find the most difficult way to do things? 308 more words

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