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From EFF: 86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand an End to NSA Spying


From EFF:  86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand an End to NSA Spying

From EFF: 86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand an End to NSA Spying (click the Access Article)

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This Day in the Yesteryear: BRITISH PARLIAMENT VOTES IN FAVOR OF ALL-ELECTED HOUSE OF LORDS (2007)


British Parliament Votes in Favor of All-Elected House of Lords (2007)

In the UK, Parliament consists, technically, of the monarch, the House of Commons, and the House of Lords. The great power of the House of Commons lies, historically, in its control of government finances. However, the powers of the House of Lords have been negligible since 1911, when an act stripped the House of Lords of its veto power on money bills and on other bills under some circumstances. The vote in 2007 for an all-elected House of Lords came after several votes on what other options? More… Discuss