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Liberals Surge to Parliamentary Majority in Canadian Election

After a lengthy 78 day election campaign that saw the Conservatives, Liberals, and New Democrats swapping positions in the polls throughout, Canadian voters at last went to the polls on Monday. The polls, which had shown a slight lead for … Continue reading

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History of the City of Strasbourg

Today, the city of Strasbourg, France is mostly known for being the location of the European Parliament and is frequently used as a symbol of the European Union secondary only to Brussels. However, Strasbourg has a much richer history than … Continue reading

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Canadian Election Still a Three Way Race as Campaign Passes Midpoint

Barely a month remains until the next Canadian election, and the campaign has reached its halfway point. While early in the campaign it appeared as if the New Democratic Party would continue its slight lead in the polls, recent weeks … Continue reading

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Euro 2016 Qualification in Final Stretch

At the end of today, only two matches remain for most of the teams in the qualification for next year’s Euro 2016 in France. Already # countries have successfully qualified, and several more have assured themselves of at least making … Continue reading

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On Raising the Minimum Wage

One of the most extraordinary parts of the United States presidential primaries has been the highlight of economic inequality and the minimum wage as an issue in the race for the Democratic nomination. Slowly but surely, the idea of a … Continue reading

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The Peculiarity of Island Cities

One of the constants of urbanism and the foundation and growth of cities is that cities are almost always located at or near a water source. The reasons for this are fairly obvious; water is necessary for human survival and … Continue reading

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Canada’s Upcoming Election Could Lead to Political Realignment

In just about two months on October 19, Canada will go to the polls to decide on the next Parliament. The 2015 election will be very different from past elections for several reasons. For one, the campaign will be the … Continue reading

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