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Sudan Elections- A Primer.

By Eleanor Kennedy- https://twitter.com/globalelections

Political System: Authoritarian State. 

13,000,000 registered voters, 11,000 polling booths over three days.

Sudan is a country famous for desert and civil-war. 2,868 more words

Elections

Editors commentary: Showing our weaknesses

The West is beginning to show it is vulnerable.

And people like President Putin of Russia and extremist groups like Islamic State know it.

Recently the defence secretary Michael Fallon warned that Russia would test Nato’s resolve in the Ukraine and that it is likely that President Putin will soon seek to destabilise the Baltic States. 176 more words

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Thoughts on Indiana's Religious Freedom Law

Steven Crowder Video: 

With Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, conservative commentator Steven Crowder pretended to be gay and went into Muslim bakeries to demonstrate Islams discrimination of the LGBT community, in an attempt to normalize the bigotry from christian businesses. 2,090 more words

News

Choice of Words (my two cents on the Clean Reader app)

I have closely followed the Clean Reader furore which recently occurred. According to its website, the purpose of the app was to allow readers to decide the way books should be. 1,307 more words

Opinion

Culture Wars

Lately there has been much discussion and outrage over so-called Religious Freedom Restoration acts pushed through conservative general assemblies in vividly ‘red’ states. These acts, it would seem, are needed to protect decent and hardworking American business-people from the ever encroaching shadow of liberal Washington policies and overreaching political correctness. 606 more words

Future

Triggers everywhere...

I went to get a carton of smokes yesterday. As I was leaving I saw that the payphone at the gas station had the cord pulled out and was not in working order. 1,001 more words

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