Small Acts of Resistance: How Courage, Tenacity, and

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Elected officials throughout the country make decisions on public policy issues impacting the biotechnology industry and the patients we serve. Without understanding, foresight is impossible. Barber (1984) has famously argued that representative institutions were opposed to strong democracy. The deal included issues related to inclusionary zoning, renter protections, construction excise taxes, UGB amendment pilots and annexations.

For Their Triumphs and for Their Tears Women in Apartheid

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House of Representatives is considering providing funding for a bailout or to allow a default and impose strict austerity measures. The 1991 ethics scandal involving five-term Speaker of the Texas House Gib Lewis led to legislation creating the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC). However, the presidential coattail effect in recent years has been modest or nonexistent. Creating the infrastructure of communities, social and human services, and synagogues and cemeteries represented an age-old Jewish imperative, but in the American context the meaning of this event would come to symbolize more than a level of toleration.

Communalism

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These races further down the ballot don’t get as much attention, but they have a direct impact on your daily life and livelihood. This technological advance was so widely appreciated that, by the end of the 1800s, the term stemwinder had taken on the figurative meaning of ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding,’ or, as the Oxford English Dictionary puts it, ‘a person or thing that is first rate. …'” An unpopular action that is likely to cause a politician’s subsequent defeat at the polls or be cause for him or her to resign from public office.

American Think-Tanks and Their Role in Us Foreign Policy

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The focus on this election cycle has been on 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations, 501(c)(5) labor organizations and 501(c)(6) trade associations and chambers of commerce. It enables everyone to participate in funding elections, and would create a huge influx of small donor contributions without setting up a large government fund. The rising death toll in Iraq was also an anxiety. Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton have accumulated a reported net worth of $34.9 million, largely on the basis of the former President’s shrewd exploitation of book and lecture deals following his presidency.

The Organic Globalizer: Hip Hop, Political Development, and

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Dulio, (Eds.) Crowded airwaves: Campaign advertising in elections (pp. 44-64). The Elections DemTool is a powerful system for compiling, managing, and analyzing citizen reports from an election monitoring mission. Lobbying by business, labor, public interest groups, and other nonprofit organizations; lobbying within and among various branches of government. (syllabus) Politics of the budget process, using case studies from recent federal budget cycles. State- and local-level organizations typically attempt to reconcile specific local issues and conditions within these overarching strategies.

Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America

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On average, the United States spends significantly more on prescriptions than other countries do for the same drug. How would they act—as a trustee or a delegate? Analysis of problems confronting the United States in principal regions of the world, emphasizing the content and instrumentalities of recent policy, and considering alternative solutions. It is simply that corporate leaders seem to have played a less critical role in driving corporatisation. In 2010, we launched a multi-party televised youth debate competition that remains one of our most successful initiatives to engage youth in the policy debate.

The American Legal System and Civic Engagement: Why We All

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Super PACs as scourge of political advertising battles? Our European Political Party Foundations and Institutes initiative helps parties establish, develop and expand the work of foundations and institutes that provide training, policy development, and advocacy and analytical support to parties and their leadership. Students argue a hypothetical legal case known as "the competition case." Are other countries experiencing similar controversies with their voting systems? S. ___ (2009), when eight Members of the Court agreed to decide the case on statutory grounds instead of reaching the appellant's broader argument that the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional.

Front Porch Politics: The Forgotten Heyday of American

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These questions are complicated because people are more aware of the individual costs of taxation than they are of the collective benefits of an educated work force. The top two candidates from this election then proceed to compete against each other in the general election. Separate accounts may be set up for non-election related spending by the organization and donors to such accounts may remain anonymous. Influence in the World Bank ensures that loans to developing countries favour marketplace solutions.

No is Not an Answer: Lobbying for Success

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Today, there is much legal controversy over when an organization is a political committee and when it's an entity completely unregulated by the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) and Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA). One of the protesters, Luigi Costello, of Sarasota, Florida, says that the group sat down in the concourse level of the building Wednesday and chanted for the media to "stop entertaining, start investigating." Russell Hardin (2004) captured this trend most clearly in his position that “if we wish to assess the morality of elected officials, we must understand their function as our representatives and then infer how they can fulfill this function.” For Hardin, only an empirical explanation of the role of a representative is necessary for determining what a representative should be doing.

Dissent in Eastern Europe

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Two important challenges that have been noted regarding the poor governance of the security forces are the 'politicization of the armed forces’, and the ‘defense corruption vulnerability of nations and the corruption in African armed and security forces.’ An intimate connection was made between the lack of democracy in a country, the poor governance of its armed forces, the country’s susceptibility to corruption, and the threat to human security of the citizenry.
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