Tag Archives: 2014

Third Party Prospects in the 2014 Midterm Elections

It’s no question that the political system in the United States is dominated by the Democratic and Republican parties. There is little room for third parties or independent candidates and they rarely if ever gain a significant number of votes … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup, Finals

The Maracaná in Rio de Janeiro was host to a fitting end for the 2014 World Cup on Sunday, as Germany continued their superb run and defeated Argentina to win their 4th World Cup, and the first ever as a … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup, Semifinals

The memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup keep on coming, as an eager world approaches the last weekend of the tournament. For Brazil, the semifinal was a nightmare. Lacking Neymar and Thiago Silva, the Brazilians were expected to face … Continue reading

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2014 World Cup, Round of 16

The excitement of this year’s World Cup just keeps on building. With what has been statistically one of the greatest group stages to a World Cup in the history of the tournament, the round of 16 was even better. This … Continue reading

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2014 World Cup, Group Stage Part 3

Another four days have passed, and the group stage of the World Cup draws to a close. The final sixteen teams have been determined, and the layout of the elimination rounds of the tournament has been set up. With a … Continue reading

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Scotland, Catalonia, and Now Venice; A Look at European Independence Movements

In that past week, events in Crimea have dominated the news. Particular attention has been given to the referendum to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, which received an alleged 93 percent vote in favor. However, this is … Continue reading

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Putin Tests US and EU’s Resolve Over Crimea

The revolution and ousting of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine in that past three months has highlighted the divide that still exists between Russia and Western Europe, even decades after the end of the Cold War and the fall of the … Continue reading

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