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Feminism

Ireland is Finally Voting For Abortion Rights

This morning, 25th of May, ballots in Ireland finally opened, giving the country a chance to change its controversial abortion laws once and for all. The referendum will last for the whole day, until 10pm, and around 3.2 million people are registered to vote; 100.000 extra people have been added ahead of the vote. Ireland’s legislation on termination of pregnancies have been defined as some of the strictest in the developed world. These are ruled by the Eight Amendment, which has

Politics

Nigel Farage Suggests Second Brexit Referendum

Nigel Farage, the ex-UKIP Leader and the most vocal and passionate “Brexiteer” pushing for Brexit, has recently suggested that the UK should perhaps have a second referendum on the issue. Maybe, just maybe, we should have a second referendum on EU membership. It would kill off the issue for a generation once and for all. https://t.co/FQxniMi5MA — Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) January 11, 2018 The 53-year-old politician made the claim soon after his presence on the

Politics

Turkey’s Kurdish Issue and Barzani’s Referendum

Through a rational reading of history, it is clear to see that since the end of the First World War, the Kurdish people have dreamt about a free Kurdish State: Kurdistan. Woodrow Wilson, then President of the United States, made negations with Ottoman Kurds and wanted them to be allies with the USA. He promised them a land in the Middle East; some parts of Turkey also included. After losing the war, the Ottoman State

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