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2015: The Year of Marriage Equality

On 29th August – Friday last – Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland (and an adopted and much loved son of Galway) signed the Marriage Equality Act, passed by referendum on May 22nd, into law, officially making it a part of Ireland’s constitution. 1,172 more words


Labour have been “in denial” about threat from UKIP, says Dan Jarvis


Dan Jarvis has slammed Labour for being “in denial” about the threat caused by UKIP, in a new report published this weekend. ‘Reconnecting Labour’ 289 more words

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Finally somebody has decided to shed some light on what happened in Greece

The strangest thing of all that happened in Greece is not that ‘the emperor has been naked for sometime already’ but the fact that this has been public knowledge. 50 more words

Choices We Make

No Referendum. No Plebiscite. Just Pass the Bill.

The following is my submission to the current Senate Inquiry into whether there should be a referendum or plebiscite into marriage equality. As you can tell from the title of this post, I am strongly against both. 2,041 more words


Harvard students attempt to take 1964 Louisiana Literacy test, fail

A video showing Harvard students trying to pass a 1964 Louisiana Literacy test was released on Monday to bring awareness to barriers to voting in the past. 437 more words


Voters Strike Down Contentious Ward System In Ramapo

RAMAPO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Nearly a year later, the results of a vote on whether Ramapo should set up a controversial ward system in the town have been announced. 184 more words


Spencer McKay: How to decide the future of our democracy?

Every election year, political parties try to change who Canadians vote for, but rarely do they spend so much time addressing how citizens vote. The NDP and the Liberals have both promised to do away with the current first-past-the-post electoral system. 792 more words

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