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Experts differ on Australian court decision to abolish gay marriage

February 22, 2014 10:02 am0 comments
Experts differ on Australian court decision to abolish gay marriage

Late last month, the High Court of Australia overturned legislation allowing same-sex marriages in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) adopted by a regional parliament in October 2013. The Court ruled that a recent local law legalizing same-sex marriage was inconsistent with federal laws which specified in 2004 that marriage was […]

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Why Care About American Economics?

November 1, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Care About American Economics?

Economics, economics, economics. That’s what the 2010 UK election was about, and it seems to be the main thrust of the American one. Unemployment and job figures are the battlefield. Gross Domestic Product and AA+ credit ratings are the weapons. The Federal Reserve might be a potential ally, and the […]

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Marriage tax cuts

February 6, 2013 6:29 pm0 comments
Marriage tax cuts

I wrote this some months ago, then almost let it slide because it was almost not relevant. Then this headline happened: Mail Online: Married couples tax break ‘in next budget’ to try and appease Tory backbenchers over gay marriage And this one: Terrorgraph: Ministers preparing tax breaks for married couples […]

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‘Mariage pour tous’? Well, obviously? The question of gay marriage and adoption.

December 3, 2012 12:00 pm2 comments
‘Mariage pour tous’? Well, obviously? The question of gay marriage and adoption.

Living in my little south-of-France student bubble, it’s not uncommon for huge world events such as the politics over gay marriage to completely pass me by from time to time. However, one thing that I have studied, read about in the newspaper and been quite shocked by these last few […]

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Obama triumphs in the US election

November 7, 2012 9:04 pm0 comments
Obama triumphs in the US election

As Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care of Our Own” belted out from the speakers in the arena, President Obama joyously waved to the thousands of people who made it possible for him to serve a final term in the White House. Joined on stage by his equally joyful wife and […]

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Love is love, no matter what

October 19, 2012 11:06 pm0 comments
Love is love, no matter what

Arguments are taking place all over the world at the moment as to the issue of gay marriage; here in the UK, over the pond in the US, the other side of the world in Oz. A lot of people are talking about it and sure, there are a lot […]

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