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Scottish Nationalists Renew Independence Call As UK Warms To EU Exit

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Saturday her separatist party would make a renewed push to convince Scots of the case for independence from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party leader told the left-wing secessionists’ spring conference that a

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Taiwan Elects First Female President; China Is Not Happy

Tsai Ing-wen tallied up 56 percent of the vote to become Taiwan’s first female president on Saturday. Her election also marks the end of eight years in power for the Kuomintang Party, which was much more favorably aligned with China than Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party.

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The Truth About Jobs

The much touted “unemployment rate” is a false measure of prosperity. Especially since those on the left seem to be targeting, rather than building up, the Middle Class.

Fed's Credibility at Stake

Fed's Credibility at Stake

Federal Reserve policymakers meet Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss when to raise interest rates and how they will communicate those intentions without upsetting financial markets or the economic recovery. Unfortunately, the Fed is constrained by its own past missteps, and

Majority of Scots Now Support Independence

Majority of Scots Now Support Independence

Three months after the independence referendum, the majority of Scots now support an independent Scotland a YouGov poll has found. The survey says that 52 percent of Scots now want Scotland to break away from the UK, once undecided voters

Over One in Four Voters Want EU Exit: Poll

Over One in Four Voters Want EU Exit: Poll

Over four in ten voters want Britain to leave the European Union, a survey showed on Monday. If a referendum was held immediately, 42 percent of Britons would support leaving the EU, compared to 31 percent who would opt to

UKIP Fends off Sex Harassment Allegations

UKIP Fends off Sex Harassment Allegations

LONDON (Reuters) – A prominent female member of Britain’s anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) has accused its general secretary of sexual harassment five months before a national election, prompting the party to suspend him pending an investigation. The imbroglio is

Claim: Teetotal Muslims to Blame For Pub Closures

Claim: Teetotal Muslims to Blame For Pub Closures

An “increase in the Muslim population” in Northern England and the Midlands has exacerbated the rate of pub closures, a Conservative member of the House of Lords has said during a debate on a cross-party amendment that will allow landlords

EU Migrant Rules are ‘Red Line’, Poland Tells Britain

EU Migrant Rules are ‘Red Line’, Poland Tells Britain

Poland has warned British Prime Minister David Cameron against his plans to reform European Union migration rules to curb the number of arrivals, saying this was an “absolute red line”. Cameron last week unveiled proposals including delaying access to benefits

World View: Taiwan Voters Choose Independence from China

World View: Taiwan Voters Choose Independence from China

This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Taiwan voters choose independence from China Sunflowers and Umbrellas Taiwan voters choose independence from China Student protests in Taiwan in April of this year (AFP) Taiwan’s ruling nationalist party KMT (Kuomintang) suffered disastrouslosses in

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Historically Blue Texas County Goes Red

For the first time in its 144 year history, Texas’ San Jacinto County is now a red county. San Jacinto Republican Party Chair Dwayne Wright’s slogan is “Results, not Excuses.” Elected in the Republican Primary in 2014 when he ran

Thanksgiving: Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Oration

Thanksgiving: Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Oration

Editor’s Note: As Americans gather on this day of Thanksgiving to be with family and enjoy delicious food, it is important to look back and and give thanks for our many blessings as a people. On December 22, 1820–200 years

Zimbabwe Vice President Ousted from Party Post in Succession War

Zimbabwe Vice President Ousted from Party Post in Succession War

Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru has been ousted from the ruling party’s powerful central committee after being accused of plotting to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, state media reported Wednesday. A provincial executive committee refused to accept Mujuru’s election papers ahead

Tunisia’s Anti-Islamist Essebsi Leads Presidential Vote

Tunisia’s Anti-Islamist Essebsi Leads Presidential Vote

The head of Tunisia’s anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi, leads the country’s presidential election with 39.46 percent of votes, six percentage points ahead of incumbent Moncef Marzouki, results showed Tuesday. Because there was no outright winner, a second

Former Tory Minister Calls for Britain to Leave EU

Former Tory Minister Calls for Britain to Leave EU

Former Environment Minister Owen Paterson has called for Britain to leave the EU and negotiate a new free trade agreement with Europe. Speaking at the Eurosceptic “Business for Britain” think tank, Mr Paterson told the audience that “As they [the