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EU Parliament urges Spain to scrap new abortion law

MEPs urged the Spanish government on Thursday to withdraw a new proposal that will restrict abortion rights in Spain. In a bid to gather conservative support and keeping an electoral promise by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish government backed a proposal for a tougher abortion law earlier in December. The new bill does not […]

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The European Union Explained*
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The European Union Explained*

Where, is the European Union? Obviously here somewhere, but much like the the European continent itself, which has an unclear boundary, the European Union also has some fuzzy edges to it. To start, the official members of the European Union are, in decreasing order of population: * Germany * France * The United Kingdom * […]

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2. Absolutism and the State
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2. Absolutism and the State

Prof: So, what I want to do today–again, this is a parallel holding pattern lecture. I’m going to talk about absolute rule. This parallels what you’re reading. It’s just to make clear, with some emphasis, about the importance of the development of absolute rule. Now, one of the points I made last week, for those […]

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History Summarized: Brazil

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. It’s a website, and so can you! I messed that up. With all of my talk of empires throughout world history I messed that up. With all of my talk of empires throughout world history, it’s easy to forget that colonies have feelings too. Not only is […]

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