Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Dawn of Women’s Association Football: Dick, Kerr’s Ladies FC

Amid all the arrests of FIFA executives and allegations of corruption coming forth in the past week, the actual tournaments coming up can get lost in the shuffle. The FIFA Women’s World Cup begins next week on June 6 in … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 7

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 The 1936 presidential election was an important milestone for the Progressive Party. George Norris, the party’s first successful presidential candidate, had become a national symbol for the Progressives, … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 6

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 In foreign policy matters, President George Norris generally followed the older isolationist wing of the Progressive Party. The first action of the Norris administration was a reorganization of military appropriations, … Continue reading

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Conservatives Win Shock Majority in UK Elections

With the polls contentious and showing a close result between the Conservatives and Labour and a near certainty of a long government formation ahead, the night of May 7 was expected to be an exciting night. However, the predictions for … Continue reading

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With the UK General Election in Two Days, a Smooth Government Formation Appears Unlikely

In the United Kingdom, the general election that will decide all 650 seats in Parliament and the next British government is drawing to a close. The elections are less than one week away, and the parties’ campaigns are in their … Continue reading

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