THERESA MAY: I would like to begin by expressing my sincere condolences to the government and people of Mexico following the devastating earthquake. I also want to reiterate my sympathies to those affected by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean. Our thoughts are with them all at this time. As we meet at this General […]
Take no deal off the table and we absolutely support an election. I’ve been calling for an election ever since the last one because this country needs one in order to deal with all the social injustices. But no deal must be taken off the table. – But to be clear, if there’s a vote […]
Politics and politicians are always in the news, but during an election year people pay more attention to the political scene. If you’re like to follow the U.S. presidential elections, you’ll need some basic facts and relevant vocabulary. Let me help you. In the U.S. we hold presidential elections every four years. So either we […]
Order. The result of the division is ayes 75, noes 74. The question is, therefore, resolved in the affirmative. [Applause/cheering] Members in the galleries … [Applause/cheering] Order. Order. Order. If the members in the gallery could be seated.
It’s election year in Germany, and there has been a lot of discussion about it. Following the Brexit referendum in the UK, Trump’s success in the US presidential election, and the apparent rise of the National Front in France, there’s talk of a wave of populism sweeping across the western world. Apparently, a lot of […]
On October 7th, Brazilian voters went to the polls to choose a new president and Congress — in one of the most complicated and polarizing elections in that country’s history. Jair Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad have advanced to the second round. Bolsonaro’s strong finish — falling just short of a first round victory — stunned […]
– The news this week was once again filled with footage of marches across the country. But this time, they weren’t organized by petulant children demanding gun control. No, instead, it was the pesky people who teach them. – [News Anchor] In Oklahoma and Kentucky, thousands of teachers taking to the streets, marching on their […]