Why Some Former British Colonies Use Dollars

Why Some Former British Colonies Use Dollars

As anyone who knows anything about Britain knows, the United Kingdom uses a currency known as the Great British Pound. Also, look at that empire they once used to control. Impressive, right? Well, what about some of their former colonies? Do they use pounds? Well, Egypt does, but what about the others? Well, obviously America […]

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Study English Literature at PhD level

Study English Literature at PhD level

The research environment at the University is actually amazing for my project so we’ve got a lot of English doctors and professors who are at the cutting edge of their field. There’s a real emphasis on collaboration and working outside of your field and breaking down the boundaries between disciplines. So this is something that […]

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Hydraulic Hose Swivels / Rotary Union guide

Hydraulic Hose Swivels / Rotary Union guide

FACT: Twisting a hose by 10 degrees can reduce its working life by ninety percent. In an industry where life is tough on hose how do we prevent twisting? with the toughest swivel on the market! Traditional swivels, by design, work with ball bearings and will fail. This failure is caused by metal to metal […]

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What is the European Union? A Short History

What is the European Union? A Short History

After the First World War, The Treaty of Versailles imposed such severe and punishing terms on the defeated Germany that its economy collapsed and many of its people had to live in extreme poverty. It was these conditions that helped create the environment for fascism to rise and was a direct cause of the next […]

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United Kingdom vs European Union (UK VS EU) 2017 – Who Would Win? Brexit / Military Comparison

United Kingdom vs European Union (UK VS EU) 2017 – Who Would Win? Brexit / Military Comparison

“Brexit” is a word that has entered the lexicon of international politics in the last year. It may sound like a new brand of breakfast cereal, but it actually has quite a few more implications than your morning bowl of Cap’n Crunch. In 2016, the British people voted in favor of exiting the European Union, […]

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What If The European Union Didn’t Exist?

What If The European Union Didn’t Exist?

The European Union- the world’s largest political structure, and the result of hundreds of years of negotiated alliances and trade agreements, but also the focus of intense criticism from an increasingly nationalistic Europe threatening to tear itself apart at the seams. On today’s episode of The Infographics Show, we ask, What if the EU didn’t […]

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Why Is The European Union Creating Its Own Military?

Why Is The European Union Creating Its Own Military?

In September 2016 the European Union’s foreign policy chief enacted a timetable for developing an official military force representing the EU. So what would an EU armed force look like? Although talks of establishing an EU military force have been ongoing since the creation of the bloc, they’ve been opposed by objections from the United […]

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Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

Do you think the European Union is worth it? Or, should we end it? Many people feel a strong disconnect with the EU, while others praise its achievements. Everything considered: Is its existence good or bad for Europeans? Since it looks like the UK is leaving the EU, we’ll mostly treat it as if it’s […]

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A Short History of Trade Unions

A Short History of Trade Unions

Back in medieval times, most peasants worked the land belonging to their feudal lord. They would not be paid a wage, but could keep a small amount of their output for themselves and build themselves a home. They did not own their labour, and could not move to another lord’s land for a better deal: […]

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Johnson refuses to rule out Northern Ireland staying in EU customs union

Johnson refuses to rule out Northern Ireland staying in EU customs union

Well I can certainly tell you that under no circumstances will we see anything that damages the ability of the whole of the United Kingdom to take full advantage of– of Brexit. And I think that’s what people would expect. And that’s what I think we can achieve. But the best thing now really would […]

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