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The Karma of a Former President - Good governance, a bright future, and a prosperous country were what everyone had hoped when Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, stepped up to fulfill her role as the president of the Philippines. The country was then in a disarray, with people protesting against the corruption of former president Estrada. Yet with the passing of time, worse had just befallen our country, crisis against crisis, debts piled high up beyond our country’s reach, accusations of corruptions and manipulations, this happened simply because of the abuse of power of one small woman, we once called our leader....   [tags: Political Science]
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Former USSR States in Protest - The former USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) states have faced many challenges since they split from the union in 1991. Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan are three of the most underdeveloped countries in the world. The governments are all democratic; however, according to Freedom House these states are not recognized as free by the international community. They are seen as partly free or not free states based on their differences in government through civil liberties, political rights, laws, economies, regulations, infrastructures, and other factors....   [tags: Geopolitics]
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Employment For Former Prisoners - Former prisoners face larger barriers because US current policies are preventing or decreasing their chance of obtaining certain jobs that will dominate the market in the next twenty years. “According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nearly every person in jail, and 95 percent of state prison inmates, will someday be released; however, about 68% may return to prison” (goodwill). Former incarcerated individuals are often ineligible to obtain any financial assistance that will allow them to enroll in post-secondary institutions, which is required by many high demand industries....   [tags: Transitional Jobs] 2564 words
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Slobodan Milosevic and Genocide in the Former Yugoslavia - In the late 1980s through the 1990s, the republics of the former Yugoslavia experienced serious ethnic tensions, escalating into all-out war which resulted in some of the worst war crimes committed in Europe since World War II. In 1993, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia was formed with the goal of punishing perpetrators who carried out acts of genocide and crimes against humanity in the wars in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and to prevent any such atrocities from ever occurring again....   [tags: International Crime]
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What Happens to Former Child Soldiers? - ... These children struggle to connect to their peers after the experiences in the war effort. They are labeled as outcasts and often spend a majority of their time alone and secluded. One of the main priorities for people trying to help reintegrate children is to find them jobs so that they can begin to be involved in something other than themselves, earn money, and socialize with others. Many soldiers struggle with this because many become apathetic and lose the work ethic and motivation required for the workplace....   [tags: ptsd, reintegration, rehabilitation] 1790 words
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Building Renovation of Former Industrial Land - Building Renovation of Former Industrial Land The exodus of industry from urban city areas and suburbanization create swaths of empty syntax in city urban texture. Moreover, minimum wage, part-time labor jobs will rise in the future due to the loss of full-time jobs (Ghirardo, 1996, p.208). To accompany this increasing demand for labor in downtown, these former industrial lands need to be renovated for reuse. While most corporations moved out to suburban or semi-rural areas, often called office parks, cities have begun to entice corporations back into the city center through the use of tax and financing incentives....   [tags: future city development] 641 words
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Former CEO of Google: Eric Schmidt - Former CEO of Google: Eric Schmidt Google is a well-known free net-search service that millions of people use around the world every day. Every time we don’t know the answer to something right away we take out our smart phones from our pockets and google it. The possibility to be able to google in a search engine is all to co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Google was created in September 1998. The website can be used in 120 different language and more. It has 97% revenue in advertisement, making almost all of its profit on advertisement....   [tags: company, education, technology]
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The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia - The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia   On May 25, 1993, U.N. Security Council Resolution 827 established an international tribunal charged with prosecuting violations of international law arising from the armed conflicts in the former Yugoslavia. Not since the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, following World War II has an international court tried individuals accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTFY), which was established at The Hague, Netherlands, is widely seen as an important step toward the deterrence of crimes, the establishment of the firm rule of international law, and the promotion of world...   [tags: Yugoslavia Tribunals War Crimes Essays]
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Corruption in Former Soviet Countries - Corruption in Former Soviet Countries Administrative corruption and state capture generally occur as the result of inadequate institutional structures and policies that do not support competition and free trade. Predictably, these inefficiencies have been especially prevalent in the transition process from a socialist to a market economy. Consequently, combating corruption has become a major factor in the debate over optimal reform strategies. Numerous theorists have suggested shock therapy as the optimal method to minimize corruption, but empirical evidence shows mixed results throughout transition economies....   [tags: Essays on Corruption] 1497 words
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Profies in Courage by Former President John F. Kennedy - ... Gifford’s political career first began when she was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2001. In fall of 2002, she would also be elected to the Arizona Senate. At the time, she was the youngest woman elected to that branch. In January of 2003, Giffords took office and was then re-elected in 2004. During this time, Giffords was an advocate for expanding health care access. She bushed for bills to provide for those will mental health issues. She also worked to improve the education and health care situation for the children in Arizona....   [tags: advanced government, novel analysis] 1072 words
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No Satisfaction for Former Army General, Mr. David Petraeus - ... Marshall Award. He was then reassigned to teach at West Point where he worked on his doctorate. His doctorate focused on his thesis of warfare and this manifesto contained deep reflection on lessons learned from the Vietnam war. This thesis analyzed how battles were no longer fought with the military alone, but how it encompassed cities large and small. Therefore, how to change the battle field hung significantly on how troops treated civilians and empowered them to take over the security of their own cities....   [tags: military, ethical, affair] 1819 words
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Former New Jersey State Senator, James McGreevey - ... More so he loses interest in trying to fit in and pretending to be someone he is “designed to become” in front of the unaccepting people. And hence violence is not the only thing he finds his comfort in; rather he turns towards drugs and alcohol to “make the pain easier”. At the beginning of the book, what is even worse for Patrick is that the boy he is love with has to be “completely wasted to make love to (him)”. This is only because the boy, Brad cannot believe that he is cursed with such desires....   [tags: homosexual, democratic party] 2274 words
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Afghanistan's Former King - defeated, with a U.S. official saying all sides favored giving Afghanistan (news - web sites)'s former king a role as a unifying figure. Delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing the ex-king and two smaller exile groups all pledged to seek a power-sharing formula as they began talks under strong international pressure to end more than two decades of war. While the Afghans are meeting, the United States, Russia and neighbors such as Pakistan and Iran are exerting heavy influence from the corridors....   [tags: essays research papers] 832 words
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Disarmament of Paramilitary Groups in the Former Yugoslavia - Disarmament of Paramilitary Groups in the Former Yugoslavia The Committee on Disarmament and International Security has taken upon the task of disarming paramilitary groups in Yugoslavia. It is important that we examine states' policies toward disarmament and prevention of the proliferation of light weapons. While states generally support active and forceful disarmament of paramilitary groups, it is important to note that some nations have a stronger commitment to the containment of the small arms....   [tags: Political Science] 287 words
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Frederik Douglas: Story of a Former Slave - Fredrick Douglass was a former slave, talented writer and outspoken abolitionist. Douglass was a slave from Tuckahoe, Maryland who fled to New York and than later on to Massachusetts. He was born into slavery and was officially sent to a plantation to work at the age of seven. Prior to working in the fields he, as well as other slave children, was raised by an older woman. This was commonplace for the slave families, according to Douglass, "it's a common custom to part children from their mothers at a very early age....   [tags: abolition movement essays] 848 words
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Sexual Intimacies Between Psychologists and Their Former Clients: An Article Review - The purpose of this article “was to add qualitative data to the sparsely researched issue of psychotherapists’ sexual contact with adult patients begun after the termination of treatment” (Shavit & Bucky, 2004, p. 231). This was completed via semi-structured interviews, which helped the authors analyze the opinions of psychologists regarding this topic. This study aimed to answer the following questions in regards to sexual contact between therapists and their previous clients: 1.) was sexual involvement with former patients viewed as ethical?, 2.) did sexual involvement with former patients potentially harm the patient?, 3.) was there a professional responsibility to be upheld by the...   [tags: psychotherapy, ethics, profesionalism]
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Former Attorniey General, Ramesh Maharaj's Attempt to Exonerate His Brother - Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj is expected meet with his brother Krishna Maharaj’s lawyers in Miami as new evidence given by a former Columbian drug lord may exonerate his double murder conviction. Krishna, 74, spent 27 years on death row in a Florida prison after he was convicted of murdering his Jamaican business partner 53-year-old Derrick Moo Young and his 23-year-old son Duane at the Miami Dupont Plaza Hotel on October 16, 1968. In his final appeal next month, his lawyers plan to present a sworn statement from El Asistente , a henchman of deceased notorious drug lord Pablo Escabar’s Medellin Cartel....   [tags: drug lord, murder, prison] 572 words
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Post First World War Revolutions in Germany and the Former Habsburg Empire - The causes for revolutions in both Germany and the former Habsburg lands bear similarities at the core, yet an array of differences set them apart. In both cases revolutions would not have taken place during the years of 1918-1923, if not for the First World War. Mass discontent on the home front served as an overarching instigator; nevertheless, the similarities stop at the First World War being the primary catalyst for home front discontent and the differences begin with the specific reasons for discontent....   [tags: comparative analysis, European history]
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Budget Proposal From Former Governor Governor Bob McDonnell - ... In the plan there is a lot of cutting to programs that are deemed unnecessary and reallocating of funds that Governor McDonnell feels are very important, for example Medicaid. This program is what spark new debate in the house and senate about how Medicaid should not be expanded. This expansion would require Virginia to accept more federal funds. These funds expand Medicare to low-income families. However the commerce and labor committees in the Senate accepted the competing budget plans on February 16, 2014, which sought an alternative solution....   [tags: Governmet, House, Senate] 711 words
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Anorexia Nervosa in Stick Figure A Diary of My Former Self - The book Stick Figure A Diary Of My Former Self is a personal journal written by Lori Gottlieb when she was 11 years old suffering from anorexia nervosa. “Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about their weight and the food they eat.” (mayclinic.com) Most eating disorders are physiological due to friends and family, stress, and the social media. Anorexia nervosa, like all other eating disorders, is extremely dangerous and unhealthy for the human body to endure. Although eating disorders are destructive to one's life, is there explainable reasoning behind why a person may have one....   [tags: eating disorder, Lori Gottlieb, health, weight]
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The Blame Game: The Usage of Race in the Politics of Guyana as the Cover up for Development Delay in Guyana - Racial and ethnic conflict play a essential role in the politics of Guyana. Since the split of the PNC and PPP in the late 1950s, maybe not with the intent of Cheddi Jagan , but with President Forbes both leaders caused Guyana to split between races and ethnicity. This conflict still exists today in Guyana. Cultural pluralism is to blame for these split, but it is not the reason for development delay in Guyana. When you compare both political parties they are similar except race. Most of the party members are scholars, doctors, lawyers and other high esteemed professional people who can contribute to Guyana’s economy very well but choose not to....   [tags: former British countries] 827 words
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The Delay of Development in Guyana and Getting Rid of Class Association - As mentioned in the first chapter , Guyana’s development is extremely important. As of right now Guyana is the only former British country that has not reached its full potential. The constrains on development in Guyana is based on geography, infrastructure and international markets. All of these constraints mentioned are very true but how do we get rid of class association. Well , we cannot get rid of class association but we can try to get rid of the affluent mind frame that comes along with class association....   [tags: former British countries] 851 words
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The Book of Blam by Aleksandar Tisma - ... Another explicit piece of evidence proving that the Hungarians are the ones primarily guilty for the injustice in Novi Sad, is the murder of Blam’s sister Estera. Estera is killed while resisting arrest from the Hungarian search patrols. Estera’s death depicts that there was no escaping the Hungarian oppressive rule. Moreover, if one tries to resist the Hungarians power they are executed on the spot, and on the other hand if they don’t resist they will be brought to concentration camps to be executed....   [tags: history of former Yugoslavia] 842 words
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Peter Loscher and the Siemens Corporation - ... Former CEO as of July 2013 Siemens Peter Lӧscher is a man made up of unique qualities that give him a firm place as a leader in the world today. Qualities like Intelligence, Knowledge & Expertise, Self-confidence, Integrity, and Maturity (In accordance with the traits and personal characteristics chart on page 324) are traits he would be high on. These leadership traits has had earned him many top executive positions. When it comes to the knowledge and expertise that Lӧscher has displayed, I’m sure that it can be seen in some of his achievements....   [tags: former CEO's, transformational leaddership]
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A Church Not Meant for Prayers - ... He knew that a residential development was about to take place west of Kelvinbridge, an area that was receiving lots of attention after the University of Glasgow moved to Gillmore Hill, and new people were about to move in. These people would need a place to worship and to keep their spiritual well-being. In a meeting with members of the Free Church of Glasgow it was decided that a new temple should be built. Soon the lands at the cross of Byres Road and Great Western Road were secured for the church....   [tags: former Kelvinside Parish Church] 706 words
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The National Football League - The National Football League (NFL) has come under fire for the long-lasting medical consequences of players’ game-related head injuries. The question that arises is; is the NFL to blame for the deaths of former players such as Junior Seau, Jovan Belcher, Ray Easterling, and/or O.J. Murdock. The medical and scientific factors in addition to legal liabilities in regards to brain injuries will be outlined in this paper. Brain injuries can play a major role in football. Reoccurring concussions also occur due to these brain injuries, and cause these athletes permanent damage....   [tags: deaths, former players] 1813 words
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The Strengths and Weaknesses of a Former Soldier - What is it that makes you, you. While there is not a single right answer to this, I believe more than anything else, it is the people, places, and experiences that one encounters and how that individual deals and gains from each. Music, in its many forms, has been used for centuries as a way for people to express themselves and their feelings. In my life, I can recall four experiences that have affected me profoundly: deploying for the first time, going through a divorce, retiring from the army, and meeting Ronald “Tank” Headley....   [tags: Biography and Music] 1459 words
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Brief Hisoty of SAP Software Compnay in Germany - ... SAP implementation The PS module To implement SAP system in an organisation, initially we need to meet the corporate needs, the question was whether the SAP-PS module had the project planning, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting functionality, which was vital for PMB. Project planning The Basic tool used by SAP-PS in performing its task, is the work breakdown structure (WBS). This is a model of the project which breaks it down into a hierarchy of major tasks. This is in turn broken down into individual activity network for the detail....   [tags: former IBM employees, SAP frameworks] 1331 words
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Women in Ancient Persia - ... He was surrounded by “a court of powerful heredity landholders, the upper echelons of the army, the harem, religious functionaries, and the bureaucracy that administered the whole” (Bivar and Dresden). Former Iran was divided into 20 provinces by Darius I. In each province there was a satrap. In these provinces they also had the “kings eyes and ears”, who were people that traveled throughout the land and reported back to the king exactly what was going on. The amount of provinces were too little so, “The number of provinces kept going up due to the need to reassert control over the satraps by decreasing their power base, partly because the feudal structure that underlay Persian society...   [tags: army, religious functionaries, former iran] 864 words
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The Best Former President: Jimmy Carter - James Earl Carter, better known as Jimmy Carter, was the thirty-ninth president of the United States of America. Carter was born in Plains, Georgia on October 1, 1924. He was born into a simple farm family consisting of his parents: James Earl and Lillian Gordy, and his three siblings: Gloria, Ruth, and William Alton. As a young adult Carter began to show his leadership through academics when he not only became the first person to graduate from high school on his father’s side but also became the valedictorian of his class at Plains High School in 1941....   [tags: foreign affairs, international conflict]
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Looking Back at the OJ Simpson Case - The numerous ups, downs, and controversies surrounding the life of former star football player OJ Simpson have led to a strangely divided collective memory of the man. The term collective memory refers to a shared pool of information held in the memories of a group from aggregated individual recollections. The story of OJ Simpson’s life is both sad and puzzling after overcoming adversity to become one of the best football players of all time and a public figure beloved by many Simpson would go on to put himself in a worse situation than ever before....   [tags: former star football players, notorious cases] 1916 words
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The Assassination of John F. Kennedy - November 22, 1963 is a day in which some Americans will remember and some won’t. That Friday at 12:30 P.M the President of the United States was shot at Dealey Plaza, Texas. There have been numerous theories on how the president was killed and how many shooters there were. However we did catch a suspect named Lee Oswald who was a former U.S. Marine sniper, who hated Kennedy’s views, and fled the scene and shot a police officer with his revolver. Many people have the right to blame Oswald but in my mind there were two shooters....   [tags: oswald, former US marine sniper, texas]
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Recommendation Letter for Former Employee - November 20, 2004 Mr. Richard Pillsbury Manager, Marketing Services All Industries Inc. 111 Strawberry Bend, Suite 1551 Smallville, OH 05252 Dear Mr. Pillsbury: This is in response to your recent request for a letter of recommendation for Mary Lamb who worked for me up until three years ago. Mary Lamb worked under my direct supervision at Technical Technologies for a period of five and a half years ending in August 2003. During that period, I had the pleasure of seeing her blossom from a junior marketing trainee, into a fully functioning Marketing, Program Co-Ordinator, in her final year and a half with the company....   [tags: Business Recommendation Letters] 389 words
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Constant Stereotypes that People Place on Former Prisoners - ... According to data released by the Bureau of Justice, in 2007, an approximate number of 1,180,500 ex-prisoners on parole were suspected to be at risk for re-incarceration. Contrary to the previous study, ten years later, only 16% actually returned to incarceration by 2009 (Langan and Levin 13-14). That’s still approximately 188,880 people who burn themselves once again and ending up back behind bars. With that in mind, in order to understand their motives now, we must understand where these prisoners came from....   [tags: prison system, employers]
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Nuclear Pollution Plagues Former Soviet Union - Imagine visiting the beautiful Russian Lake Karachay only to drop dead an hour later from lethal nuclear pollution (Zimmerman). This radiation began in the mid 1940s. The Soviet Union built a secret city in Southern Urals called Ozyorsk and constructed the Mayak plutonium plant, formerly known as Chelyabinsk-40 and later as Chelyabinsk-65 after the postal codes of the site (Wikipedia contributors). Nuclear weapons began to be produced in much of a hasty, reckless manner considering no plans to get rid of waste were thought through....   [tags: environment, nuclear pollution]
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Hetch-Hetchy Water Project: Then & Now - Hetch-Hetchy Water Project: Then & Now The Hetch-Hetchy valley was initially a V shaped ravine that had been slowly carved out over time by the ancient Tuolumne River. After some glacial formations occurred during the last glacial period the valley was carved into what it appears as today around 10,000 years ago due to the melting of the glaciers. After the glaciers had finished melting they formed the alluvial flood plain that composes the valley’s floor. In comparison to the other similar valleys found in the region, the Hetch-Hetchy valley has much more round and smooth walls due to its higher abundance of glaciation....   [tags: returning the valley to its former glory]
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John Quincy Adams - John Quincy Adams Do you know who the sixth president of the United States of America was (Facts about John Quincy Adams). Well, if not, you will soon learn about him. His name was John Quincy Adams. He was a beloved husband and father (John Quincy Adams). Not only was he president, he was also a lawyer, politician, and a statesman (Facts about John Quincy Adams). John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767, in Braintree, Massachusetts. His parents were Abigail Smith Adams and John Adams. John Quincy Adams was named after his great grandfather, Colonel John Quincy....   [tags: United States, former president, biography]
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A Phenomenological Study Exploring Coping Responses Of Retired NCAA Athletes - Introduction and Review of Literature It is the month of December or May in any given year. The final lineup for the game or match has been created and the competition begins. As teams face off, focus on the task at hand is where the athlete’s attention is centered. As the game or match draws to a close, one is victorious and accomplishes the master goal of winning a national championship. What occurs the following day, after the competition is over and the crowd’s roars dim. After facing this question personally, my interest lies on further exploration of this career termination process and how others are coping with it....   [tags: mental health, former athletes]
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A Brief History of Estonia - Estonia woke during the early period of her people’s settlements, and she travelled with them until she was found later by a man visiting her country’s boundaries. He gave her the name Aestii. This man, she later learned was named, Tacitus, a Roman historian. After she was given this name, Estonia sneaked around and looked for people like her - those that did not age, as Tacitus had mentioned meeting some like her. Before the Vikings began to invade, she managed to find and befriend, Finland, and much later after some incident, Hungary....   [tags: former Soviet Union countries]
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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: A Shadow of Your Former Self A Thematic Analysis of PTSD Narratives - “PTSD… is being frozen and waiting for the sun to rise.” – Anonymous. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing concern in the United States. Originally called shell-shock by the U.S. Military, PTSD was thought to only affect soldiers in combat; but, we now know that it can affect anyone at any age who has experienced a traumatic event. It tears though people and their loved ones quickly and without mercy. Once you develop PTSD you will always have it, but there is hoping for managing it through therapy and medication....   [tags: psychology, war veterans, therapy]
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Latvia: Health and Environment - Compared to many other countries and including many important factors, the general health of the people of Latvia is believed to be poor. Many issues affect this problem. Latvia was also a country previously under the control of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, and Belarus, Latvia is a country on the smaller side. The Central Intelligence Agency reports, the population of Latvia is 2,165,165 people in 2014. Much of the younger group of the population get many deadly diseases, and the overall environment of the country affects the how healthy the people are....   [tags: former USSR, socioeconomics]
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The Rule of Forbes Burnham and the People’s National Congress Party - To some , Burnham was viewed to be less radical then Jagan. Burnham strongly believed in making Guyana a socialist country. In the 1964 elections, the PNC received about 41% of the votes along with the new political party, The United Force which received about 12% of the votes with that percentage the United Force party gave in and supported the PNC making Burnham prime minister. The United Force who represented the conservatives of Guyanese society such as business elites and the Catholic Church....   [tags: development of Guyana, former British countries] 1551 words
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Richard Nixon: Greatness Overshadowed by Corruption - The life of Richard Milhous Nixon was and always will be an interesting subject, and everybody has an opinion about the man. But there is one thing that can be agreed upon, and it is that he left the White House in disgrace. A man should not just be remembered for his mistakes though, and Nixon had a great deal of accomplishments throughout his life. Nixon was a Congressman, Senator, Vice President, the 37th President of the United States, and he significantly improved foreign affairs with multiple nations during his presidency....   [tags: former American presidents, Watergate scandal] 1476 words
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Who Killed Vincent Foster? - Vince Foster suicide perhaps is not as mysterious as the conspiracy theory let us to believe. Maybe it was just a suicide, or perhaps Vince could not deal with the Capitol’s twists and turns of politics. In this study, we will explore two articles based on the premises that Vince depression was the catalyst that led him to commit suicide. The third article review brings us back to the conspiracy circle, why news agencies wanted to kill the story so fast. The deeper we go, the more twisted the story line appears....   [tags: former White House counsel, suicide] 846 words
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Civil Unrest in Ukraine - Civil unrest plagues many countries around the world. In the Ukraine, there is a civil unrest presenting itself requesting the government to take action on the laws of their realm or be removed from office all together. The Ukrainian government is try to come to an agreement with the United Nations assistance to change laws. Both the government of the Ukraine and the citizens of the Ukraine are becoming very impatient and fearful in the process and use a sense of liberalism, realism, and constructivism to come to a way to handle beliefs on both sides....   [tags: international conflicts, former USSR territories] 1070 words
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Legendary Coach Bill Snyder - ... The next reason he deserves this honor is because of his Impact he has had on his players, fans, and community. He has done so much for the people of Kansas that he has had a section of the highway coming into Manhattan named after him. He has gained the respect of his players thought the practice of always being honest with them and never putting them down. “Snyder has produced fifty-one different All-Americans dearing his twenty-one years as head coach, including nine consensus first team All-Americans (Bill Snyder kstatesports).” Almost every store in Manhattan has a section for the wildcats or a sing....   [tags: American football coach and former player]
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What impressions have you formed of the narrator? How has Atwood created - What impressions have you formed of the narrator. How has Atwood created these impressions. Give detailed evidence for your answer - The Handmaid's Tale What impressions have you formed of the narrator. How has Atwood created these impressions. Give detailed evidence for your answer The narrator of 'The Handmaid's Tale' is a woman who calls herself Offred. This is not her real name, but a name that she has been given by the particular husband and wife she is staying with. This makes the narrator seem mysterious, and Atwood creates this impression by not telling us the narrator's real name....   [tags: English Literature] 1209 words
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A Multicultural Entity Formed in Malaysia - I personally believe culture does not have to represent a certain race or religion only. We live in Malaysia. Being Malaysian is our culture. Living in this harmonious multicultural country is a true blessing. Our culture is also very unique as it takes shape from the combination of the three main races in our country: Malay, Chinese and Indian. A multicultural entity is formed when Chinese and Indian immigrants entered Malaysia as workers during British times. These three and other races in our country have largely contributed to what we have now in Malaysia....   [tags: intercultural communication, indians, chinese]
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How a Rainbow is Formed - A rainbow is one of the most amazing things that can be seen in the sky. However, many people do not know how rainbows are formed. For a start, I will start by explaining how rainbows are formed. A rainbow occurs as a result of refraction and dispersion of white light, as it passes through a prism. Since a prism has two indexes, their difference causes light to diverge in different angles as it comes out of the prism. This splits the white color into many components, which are different colors. Since a raindrop contains two refractive indexes, it produces the different colors when hit by sunrays....   [tags: Light, Prism, Refraction] 947 words
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