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Racism in the Criminal Justice System

- Racism in police treatment of minorities has created great disparities in incarceration amongst the races. Blatant cases of racist law enforcement that are covered in the news are a testament to the fact that racism within police departments exists from coast to coast. However, these are only the cases that people find out about; there are countless other cases of police racism and brutality that are not reported. A series of reports that have been published in the last few years have shown that young black men are being incarcerated at a rate far greater than their number in the overall population....   [tags: Police Corruption 2014]

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Potential Impact of Blogs on Communication

- The Potential Impact of Blogs on Communication The advent of weblogs as instruments of Web-based conversation shall surely increase the exchange of news-related and academic information; probably not to the extent that books or newspapers have, but certainly in an open and accessible way. Gradually as they gain in popularity, blogs shall transform the field of journalism from one of complacent reporting to a more competitive and less elitist industry. Motivated individuals, with the use of their personal blogs, shall weigh in on important and controversial topics related to politics and social issues....   [tags: Internet Online Communication Essays]

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Working Women, the Government, and Politics

- Working Women, the Government, and Politics Working women in America are in a difficult and complex state. Women in the workforce are encouraged to compete "like men," which conflicts with the demand for their time during "the second shift". Complete dedication is expected both in the workplace and in the home, and little support is provided by the opposite sex and the government. If the government acquired a larger responsibility for working families, it could implement several policies that have already proven to alleviate the burden on working women and promote gender equality in other industrialized nations....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Comedy of the American Dream

- The Comedy of the American Dream In the early 1950s, the American dream was the nation's common heartbeat. Citizens longed for the ?ideal. family; most hid their shortcomings. The nuclear family included a mother, father, two children and a pet, all residing in suburbia, USA. Fathers were the breadwinners, and mothers stayed home, cooked, and cared for the kids. Each family included a boy and a girl, the former who always parted his hair to the side and the latter who always wore pigtails....   [tags: Humor Movies Film Essays]

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Delegation of Tasks as a Manager

- Objective: Identifying what job you want done The main purpose of delegation is to get the job done by someone else so that you, the manager, have more time for other, more difficult, tasks. To effectively delegate, you must give the entire authority of the task to the staff member you have selected to get the job done. This means not only reading instructions and filling out paperwork, but also the “decision making and changes which rely upon new information”. The staff member should be able to make decisions, whether good or bad, without referring back to the manager....   [tags: How To Delegate Effectively]

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Morality, Virtue and the Public Figure

- Morality, Virtue and the Public Figure Introduction According to the dictionary Grand Robert, the term “public” means “what concerns people as a whole and what belongs to the social or political community and is done in its name”; a public figure is defined as “a person who is invested with an official function or plays an important role in the social or political life of his or her country”. In relation to these definitions, it is possible to identify different categories of public figures with more or less important roles : a political figure such as a government Minister who creates laws and take important decisions for his country; an intellectual and a "star" who is defined as "an art...   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Life And Works Of George Orwell

- In his short life, George Orwell managed to author several works which would inspire debate across the political spectrum for years to come due to his extreme views on Totalitarianism as exemplified in his novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Orwell is now regarded as one of the finest essayists in Modern English literature because of his inspired common sense and a power of steady thought. Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair in Bengal on January 23, 1903. He lived with his two sisters, mother and father who was a minor official in Indian Customs....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Mens And Womens Changing Famiy Roles

- It goes without saying: the family is the core of society. It's the core where values and characters are formed. All of us are aware of this fact. However, we may not be aware that it is within the family unit that the origin of women's oppression began. It began with the power struggle between man and woman. With the "nuclear family" in decline and the "dual-earner" family becoming the norm, it's no wonder that women's positions have changed radically. Although their positions in the family and work force are indeed changing, their workload, however, is not....   [tags: Gender Role Conflict]

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The Continual Oppression of the Homeless

- The Continual Oppression of the Homeless The story of Eric Blair, also known as George Orwell, shows many aspects of poverty. Eric goes about everyday life that is completely and utterly different from every aspect of the average Americans life. He tells of various characters that are all attempting to escape the possessive hands of poverty. Each character has their own way of dealing with poverty. The problem is that none of them seem to escape. The stem of the problem can be found in many aspects of the book....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Discuss the Appeal of Horror Movies

- The horror industry has been virtually dominating Asian cinema over the past few years, overshadowing any other genre in consistency of production and consequent box-office reaping. Countries like Japan, South Korea and Thailand have tapped on this market, fuelling their local film industries and clearly profiting from the appeal that horror movies have over audiences globally. Yet, even as we look beyond the economic profitability of this genre, we will discover far more reasons why this genre of films has remained thrillingly popular....   [tags: Film]

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Voting Behavior in the United Kingdom

- Voting Behavior in the United Kingdom When voting, people are usually going to vote for their own personal well-being. Although voters may agree that there should be improved services for everyone, when it comes to voting, it is likely they will vote for what is best for them personally I.e. lower tax. This is known as issue voting. E.g. whether a candidate will support a ban on fox hunting. It is agreed that issues do have an effect on voting but the significance of an issue in contributing to electoral swing depends on three factors....   [tags: Papers]

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The Debate Over Gene Patenting

-    In June 2000, the publicly funded Human Genome Project (HGP) and the private firm Celera Genomics Inc. announced that they had completed sequencing the human genome. This unprecedented accomplishment is expected to enable doctors to diagnose, treat and even prevent numerous genetic diseases. As these two entities worked on sequencing the human genome, there was also a separate and less publicized race to patent as many human genes as possible. The patenting issue gained some attention when President Bill Clinton and Prime Minster Tony Blair jointly called for the release of raw genetic data into the public domain (CQ 405)....   [tags: Genetic Engineering Essays]

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Free Essays - Animal Farm

- The novel “Animal Farm” was written in 1945 by author George Orwell. George Orwell was the pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair, a British writer born in Motihari, India in 1903. After serving in the Indian Imperial Police force, Orwell wrote “Down and Out in Paris and London,” an account of the conditions faced by the poor in France and England. Next, in 1936, he fought in the Spanish Civil War, which was his source of inspiration for “Homage to Catalonia.” After his days in service, he devoted his efforts to speaking out against the domination of one man over another....   [tags: Animal Farm]

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The Unjustified War in Iraq

- The Unjustified War in Iraq History has many times been tainted with the blood of war. Lives have been lost, homes have been destroyed, and families have been torn apart. Once again, our nation is about to witness a terror that no one can really comprehend. We are on the threshold of an unjustifiable war. The United States should refrain from war with Iraq because of the lack of concrete evidence in regards to weapons of mass destruction. Instead, they should be working towards peace. Following September 11, Bush claimed Iraq to be connected with Al Qaeda in Prague or Kurdistan (Alter 29)....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]

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Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- Animal Farm This remarkable book was written by George Orwell, whose real name is Eric Blair, and it is about the lives of farm animals who rebel against humans. The animals live on Manor Farm and are owned by Mr. Jones, who always seems to be drunk. The leader of the animals was an old pig named Old Major who one day had a dream about being free from the oppression of man. One evening, Old Major assembled the animals of Manor Farm and talked to them about how they live hard, short lives in slavery to the humans and that they should rebel and become free....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Addisons "Campaign" and Grays "Elegy".

- Addison's "Campaign" and Gray's "Elegy". (Joseph Addison)(Thomas Gray) Rodney Stenning Edgecombe. Full Text: COPYRIGHT 2004 Heldref Publications In the meditation set at the heart of the "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," which he completed in 1750, Gray notes that deprivation curtails opportunities for evil as well as for good. Chief amongst these is violent individual ambition, which Gray deplores (in marked contrast to Addison's "Campaign" of 1704, which had celebrated the military success of the Duke of Marlborough): The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Animal Farm - George Orwell

- Animal Farm George Orwell 128 Pages George Orwell, the pen name of Eric Blair, was born in Bengal in 1903. He was educated at Eton School in England, and then served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma. He returned to Europe and became a writer of novels and essays. Much of his work was political, and although he had a hatred of Communism, he was a socialist. Orwell died at the age of forty-seven of a lung problem, leaving behind several unfinished works. Animal Farm is a parody of the Communist revolution in Russia, and as a result its themes are the evils of totalitarianism and selfishness, and also the importance of hard work....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Conformation to the Supreme Court

- The appointment and conformation to the Supreme Court has become on of the most sought after and most prestigious positions in the U.S. Government. In the past two hundred years the Supreme Court has changed in many different ways and with each decision affecting the delicate balance of the U.S. legal system the appointment of justices has become a very watched over subject. In all conformation and appointment to the Supreme Court there is politics involved but with each presiding president their agenda is focused towards appointing a justice that expresses their ideas on the court....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Socialist Utopia In Nineteen E

- Eric Blair, known to his readers under the English pen name of George Orwell (1903-1950), was a man familiar with the roles of government. He served with the British government in Burma under the Indian Imperial Police. Returning to his European roots, Orwell also sided with the Spanish government as he fought with the Loyalists in their civil war. It wasn't until he wrote professionally as a political writer that Orwell's ideas of government were fully expressed. Orwell, in his political writings, was extremely contradictory....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Problem With Modern Education

- The Problem With Modern Education Mark Edmundson provides a graphic portrayal of his opinion of college students and professors. He states that after the baby boom, “College became a buyers market. What students and their parents wanted had to be taken more and more into account. That usually meant creating more comfortable, less challenging environments, places where almost no one failed, everything was enjoyable, and everyone was nice” (Edmundson 153). Other authors, such as Brent Staples and John Holt also support this opinion....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm Outline About the Author; Overview; Setting; Themes and Characters; Literary Technique; Historical and Social Context; Topics for Discussion; Questions; Related Titles and Adaptations I About the Author Born Eric Arthur Blair in Motihari, Bengal, India, on June 25, 1903, George Orwell was the son of a British civil servant and belonged to what he considered "the lower-upper-middle class". He returned to England with his mother in 1905 and attended preparatory school before winning a scholarship to Eton College, where he first demonstrated an apparent animosity towards convention and authority....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm - Orwell Animal Farm. Orwell (who's real name is Eric Blair) wrote animal farm in 1943 to describe how he felt about dictators and leaders during revolutions. A good example of this is Russian revolution (the events of which are paralleled in Animal Farm), Orwell believe that once leaders had achieved their goal, they should resign and let the community take over and a committee should make the decisions. However in the Russian revolution Josef Stalin (the leader in this case) did not resign and (in my words) became corrupt, as he thought that Capitalism no longer communism was the best way to go, the idea that the original plan that even was equal got thrown out the window afte...   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- ANIMAL FARM 1. Author’s Biography George Orwell (his real name was Arthur Eric Blair) was born in Motihari, India, in 1903. He was educated in England at Eton College. He served with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922 to 1927, when he returned to England. In poor health, and striving to become a writer, he lived for several years in poverty, first in Paris and then in London. Out of this experience came his first book, Down and Out in Paris and London (1933), an account of the sordid conditions of the homeless poor....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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The Main Theory Of Power

- The Main Theory Of Power A broad distinction can be made between two types of power: 1. Authority is power that is accepted as legitimate - e.g. the power of Parliament to pass laws in a society where citizens accept the political system. 2. Coercion is based upon the imposition of power using force, or the threat of force, against people who do not accept it as legitimate. Weber defines power as the ability of people to get their own way despite the opposition of others....   [tags: Papers]

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Examining Case for Electoral Reform

- Examining Case for Electoral Reform The electoral system; the ways and means of electing a party or candidate to power. Elections are at the forefront of democracy being that they represent the peoples choice over indifference and dictatorship, put crudely a consensus of the majority view. But how fair are the different systems of voting, of which there are over three hundred, either actually in existence or potentially available. And is the current method of voting in the UK fair to all political parties, or does it favour some more than others....   [tags: Papers]

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Taking Responsibility for the Holocaust

- Taking Responsibility for the Holocaust The hatred of Jews dates back hundreds of years. Jews were slaughtered in there thousands during the 16th Centaury, and were seen as a general menace. So, there has always been some kind of anti-semitic view in Europe, especially the central part. There was also a very large hatred of Jews within the German Christian Church. The Christian church saw Jews as the murderer of their saviour and as such, was not fond of any Jewish people....   [tags: Papers]

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The Controversial Common Agricultural Policy

- The Controversial Common Agricultural Policy The Treaty of Rome in 1957 outlined a general belief on the part of the six signatories that agricultural policy should be subject to heavy integration. This was due to various reasons and these were outlined in the Rome Treaty. These reasons centered on the establishment of self-sufficiency in agriculture across Europe by creating a minimum level of supply and a stable market which would allow farmers to enjoy relatively good living standards whilst ensuring that prices did not become too high for consumers....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspapers

- Comparing Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspapers September 11th 2001 will be marked as one of the most horrific terrorist attack ever. It will be scolded on everyone's minds for the rest of their lives. The terrorist attacks destroyed America's dignity with co-ordinated attacks which completely demolished the World Trade Centre located in New York killing thousands of innocent citizens in what was the single, biggest attack on New York since Pearls Harbourin December 1941. This was the top story in the media which was covered by many different styles such as television, newspapers and also by radio....   [tags: Papers]

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Digital Technology and Filmmaking

- Digital Technology and Filmmaking Since the first movies were first made, they have been shot using film of various sizes, such as 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm. Within the past few years, technology has brought digital cameras to the film industry, and now they are being used in independent and Hollywood films. The recent low budget film The Blair Witch Project was primarily filmed using a Sony VX1000 digital camera, and the movie The Celebration was totally filmed using this camera and the Canon XL-1, ("Should I Shoot 16mm or Digital?")....   [tags: Movies Media Entertainment Essays]

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Class Conflict in Britain

- Class Conflict in Britain "Class conflict has gradually been diluted by growing affluence." "The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggle." This famous opening line from Marx Communist Manifesto refers to the struggle between the labouring, working classes and the bourgeoisie owners of the means of production. The proletariat are exploited by the capitalists for profit and are therefore forced to live in poverty and dire conditions. Marx predicted that eventually the proletariat would overthrow this capitalist system and replace it with a system which is often referred to as Communist - whereby the workers have control....   [tags: Politics Political]

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Mending the Transatlantic Rift

- Mending the Transatlantic Rift The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 ushered in an era of dramatic change for foreign policy and the international system. Most obviously, the United States’ sense of invulnerability eroded as an acute awareness to the perils of terrorism gripped the American public. In American foreign policy, the dominant paradigms evolved. Whereas the Cold War notion of the centrality of powerful nation-states had helped order the Bush administration’s outlook before the attacks, the new paradigms explicitly accounted for the importance of non-state actors and rogue regimes as the salient elements of American foreign policy....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Great Shah Abbas

- The Great Shah Abbas The Great Shah Abbas I reigned from 1588-1629. He was a ruler who relocated the capital from Saljuq to Isfahan, in the center of the country. This was his attempt to centralize political and religious authority, develop capital, and institute Safavid Iran as a world power, both economically and politically. Shah Abbas began his renovations with the transformation of the little Timurid palace into the Ali Qapu, or ‘sublime port’ an entrance to the royal gardens. Abbas made it his headquarters while his architects began the creation, under his direction and often under his personal supervision, of his new capital....   [tags: Isfahan Ali Qapu Interior Design Essays]

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George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four

- George Orwell is the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a British writer with political conscience. He was born in India but educated in England at Eton College. He served the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922 to 1927. In sick health, he returned to Europe to live in poverty as a struggling writer. Orwell joined the Republican forces in the Spanish civil war, and wrote a chilling account of this experience. He went on to write many books, mostly autobiographical, and achieved successes as a brilliant writer....   [tags: 1984 Essays]

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Gadgets Of JAmes Bond

- The Weapons and Gadgets of James Bond Introduction - Throughout the years, the weapons and gadgets that have come from the hands of the Q Branch, has never turned James Bond down, they are the coolest and are the best in spy paraphernalia. I. Bond’s choice of equipment A. Walther PPK B. Aston Martin DB5 C. Watches II. Comparison to some spy gadgets of the army A. Bond’s popular equipment B. Military’s popular equipment III. As technology continues to grow A. Weapons will get better 1. Equipment from newer movies a....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Religion in early Virginia

- In a harsh new world, Virginia's English colonists were supported by an ancient and familiar tradition, the established church. The law of the land from 1624 mandated that white Virginians worship in the Anglican church (The Church of England) and support its upkeep with their taxes. Where religion was an integral part of everyday life in Virginia, the lines blurred between religious and civil authority. Virginia gentlemen, who supported establishment but disliked centralized church authority, gained control of parish vestries and county courts to secure their power over religious matters....   [tags: essays research papers]

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General William T. Sherman

-      One of the most colorful characters of the Civil War was a General named William T. Sherman. During the period of the war (1861-1865), General Sherman went full circle from being forced to retire on trumped up charges that he was insane, to becoming a key player in bringing this bloody war to a close. He entered the annals of military history as one of the greatest and most distinguished generals of all time.      William T. Sherman was born to Charles N. Sherman and Mary Hoyt Sherman in Lancaster, Ohio, on February 8, 1820....   [tags: General Sherman Essays]

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Social Exclusion vs. Poverty

- There are many factors that contribute towards social exclusion in the United Kingdom. Not all of these factors are as straightforward as each other. By considering these causes, I will be able to explain why poverty is not the same as social exclusion. It states in the "Introduction of Labour's next steps: tackling social exclusion", that social exclusion is about more than poverty and unemployment, it is also about being cut off and neglected by the rest of society. The Social Exclusion Unit states that the definition of social exclusion is a shorthand term for what can happen when people or areas suffer from a combination of linked problems....   [tags: Poverty Essays]

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United Kingdom's Politics Assessment

- United Kingdom's Politics Assessment The United Kingdom does not have a written constitution. It has a constitutional Monarchy. The Queen is the Head of the State. The Queen of Britain has many duties in which she has to perform. Firstly, the parliamentary year runs from the date when the Queen "summons" Parliament until the date it is "prorogued". Parliament actually decides these dates, the Monarchy simply having ceremonial function. It is when the Queen makes her speech containing the governments major policy proposals, marks the beginning of the parliamentary year....   [tags: Papers]

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Functions of the Parliament

- Functions of the Parliament "Debates, Question Time, and Select Committees all give Parliament Teeth." I don't agree with this statement because in general I don't think that Parliament is able to complete one of its main functions, to scrutinise the Government - or get its teeth into Government - very effectively....   [tags: Papers]

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World Investments and Economics

- World Investments and Economics Prime Minister Tony Blair launched Invest.UK on 5 July 2000, saying: "Today's inward investment figures are a clear vote of confidence in this country and the economic policies we are pursuing. Companies from every sector and from all over the world know Britain is the place to do business. I would like to congratulate everyone involved in the British inward investment effort - you have done a great job…To maintain this record it is vital that we modernise the services we offer investors....   [tags: Papers]

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Gay Dance Clubs

- The dance club is no longer an exclusive venue drawing together people with similar musical interests. Instead, it has become the commercialized superclub, where profit rather than music is the bottom line. As a space traditionally influenced by homosexuals becomes a major business opportunity, this commercialization has led to the inclusion of gay subcultures within mainstream American society. However, this process has served to reinforce social stigma and stereotypes. The advertising and club environment designed to “sell” the experience to the gay customer is founded on the overtly sexual club culture of the 1970s and early 80s....   [tags: LGBT Essays]

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AIDS in Africa

- Africa’s AIDS Epidemic Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become an epidemic for many underdeveloped regions. Although it does exist in the developed nations, it is more prevalent in places like South America, Asia, the island countries and most heavily of all Africa. There are many aspects to the problem of AIDS in Africa. Public health departments lack the resources to treat patients properly and to control the epidemic through education. Thirty-three million people have AIDS in the world....   [tags: HIV Disease Epidemic]

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Analysis Of 1984

- Analysis of 1984 In 1949, an Englishman named Eric Blair published the novel 1984. Under the pseudonym, George Orwell, this author became one of the most respected and notable political writers for his time. 1984 was Orwell’s prophetic vision of the world to come. This creation of “Negative Utopia” was thoroughly convincing through Orwell’s use of setting and characterization. The theme conveyed by Orwell is that no matter how strong an individual a communist society would destroy any hope that that soul had of surviving, and that no matter the reasons told to the society, that power that the Party seeks is for no gain except for power....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The European Union

- Europe was a powerfull continent, wich ended with the second world war. Then Europe was in ruins, but even so, it was the beginning of a new golden age. Jean Monnet an Robert Schuman were convinced that the war started because Europe was not united. Therefore they founded the Europian Union (EU). They wanted to build an union that would banish conflicts for good. In 1951 it started with agreements between six countries, moving on tho the creation of a common market in 1957. In 1957 the six members were Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, now the EU has 25 members....   [tags: European Union Esays]

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Down To Who?

- Down To Who. Does the magic of young love ever stand a chance. Down to You tells the story of two college students who fall madly in love with one another after meeting in a crowded, college bar. Throughout their relationship, there are the usual ups and downs of first love. Trust, loyalty, and friendship are all big factors between Al (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) and Imogen (Julia Stiles). Their relationship matures over the years and their love is tested by time and temptation. Al plays an unbelievably sympathetic role....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Martians Go Home!

- Martians Go Home . ... but take me with you . (dissahc) undefined More... [Close] [Close] undefined SHORT LIST OF MARTIAN CHARACTERS IN THE STAGE WORLD (Venusians, Pans, Lizards and others also included) by Josh Nevada Below you see a list of Martian characters in the "Stage World". Martians : Martians in politics and power U.S. Government - Executive Branch Dick Cheney (U.S. Vice-President, former Secretary of Defense) Al Gore (U.S. Vice-President, 1992-2000) Warren Christopher (U.S....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Nike- Huma Resources

- It all started with a simple handshake between two running geeks in Eugene, Oregon and now they own the world's most competitive sports and fitness company. The Pacific Northwest is Nike's hometown but like so many ambitious souls, they have expanded their horizons to every part of the world. Nike has two headquarters; it’s World Headquarters in Oregon and its European Headquarters in The Netherlands. Those two running geeks are Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. The long lived business partnership began in 1962 as Blue Ribbon Sports (BRS)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Physician Assisted Suicide

- Is Physician-Assisted Suicide A Solution . Physician assisted suicide (PAS) is a very important issue. It is also important tounderstand the terms and distinction between the varying degrees to which a person can be involved in hastening the death of a terminally ill individual. Euthanasia, a word that is often associated with physician assisted suicide, means the act or practice of killing for reasons of mercy. Assisted suicide takes place when a dying person who wishes to precipitate death, requests help in carrying out the act....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Salem witch trials

- Salem Witch Trials: Casting a spell on the people Today, the idea of seeing a witch is almost inconsequential. Our Halloween holiday marks a celebration in which many will adorn themselves with pointy black hats and long stringy hair, and most will embrace them as comical and festive. Even the contemporary witchcraft religious groups forming are being accepted with less criticism. More recently, the Blair Witch movie craze has brought more fascination than fear to these dark and magical figures....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The United Kingdom

- The United Kingdom            London is the capital of the United Kingdom. It ranks as one of the world?s most historic cities, tracing its roots back nearly 2000 years. London has long been a great world port and trading center. The port of London consists of two huge docks and 43 miles of wharves along the Thames River. London also has a remarkable transportation system. Expressways, and underground and surface railways carry more than one million commuters between the outlying areas and central London each workday....   [tags: England Economy Politics History Essays]

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British Constitutional Reform

- Constitutional reform is where changes to the form and content of the institutions of government and their legal relations both with each other and with the country's citizens have occurred. For example the Labour Party's 1997 manifesto contained numerous proposals on constitutional reform which subsequently became the subject of legislation. The areas examined by Labour included Devolution, Human Rights Act, electoral reform and reform of the House of Lords, to increase participation in the political process via referendums and to examine the Freedom of Information Act....   [tags: Politics]

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The Propaganda Machine

- George Orwell was the pen name for Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), who growing up in London was aware of some of the atrocities people lived through during a time of war. Orwell who had worked for the British military police, disliked the cruelties of the imperial system, and had distrust for a tyrannical government. He blends various components that are representative of the regimes and philosophies of Stalin, Mussolini, and Hitler in his novel, 1984. This novel provides a look inside the life of a man living in a totalitarian future society in which individuals had no rights of free speech, free publication, free association, or the right to form political parties....   [tags: American Literature]

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The Bloody Sunday

- The Bloody Sunday January 1972 has produced such different historical interpretations of what happened on bloody Sunday for a number of different reasons. The two big divides in what happened on that day are down to politics, religion and culture and the social society at that time in Ireland. As we know Ireland was facing many troubles politically and religiously, there seemed to be many marches and protests against the discriminate laws that persecuted the catholic people in Ireland....   [tags: Papers]

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The Pluralist Theory

- The Pluralist Theory The pluralist theories on media differentiate greatly from that of the Marxist in it arguments and opinions. Many pluralist sociologists such as Katz and Lazarsfield as well as pluralist authors e.g. Nicholas Jones a correspondent on BBC radio news help argue the pluralist case illustrated by the writings and actions. Pluralism acquires a diverse perspective on the involvements of the media seeing it as offering a wide selection of views of the various groups in society....   [tags: Papers]

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Predicting Voting Behavior

- Predicting Voting Behavior Voting behaviour is increasingly hard to predict because of the variables that ultimately affect it, these being class, gender, age, ethnicity and regional locality. It is the job of a political scientist to weigh up these factors along with public opinion on major and current issues such as the Health Service, Crime etc. In addition to these they will look at past elections and their statistics to determine the possible result of an imminent election....   [tags: Papers]

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The Horror Genre

- The Horror Genre The Horror Genre has been very popular ever since Etienne Robertson, the pioneer of film horror, made the first film. The film 'Phantasmagoria' was more of a theatre shadow play. It was made during the French revolution. Since then, thousands of Horror films have been made. Many developments have been used in newer films such as special effects and 3-D animation. A genre is formed when a type of film has certain elements that become essential to that type of film....   [tags: Papers]

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Homer Simpson Article.

- Homer Simpson Article All of the evidence to support the writers claim that Homer Simpson is enjoying an 'an inexorable rise' is as follows; · Homer has emerged as one of the greatest-ever Americans according to a recent international poll. · He left Abraham Lincoln in second place and knocked Martin Luther King down to third. · The Simpson's, the show which Homer stars in, is shown in over 70 countries and leaves adults and children repeating Homers lines such as "D'oh!" · According to another poll, Homer outshines Gary Lineker, Lenny Henry and David Beckham as the best father in the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Lord Liverpool's Premiership

- Lord Liverpool's Premiership Benjamin Disraeli accused Liverpool of being an "Arch Mediocrity" in his book Conningsby written in 1844. It is certainly easy to see why Disraeli despised Liverpool even though they were both of the same party, Disraeli was a notorious Dandy and a famous wit (when congratulated on becoming Prime Minister he replied "Yes I have reached the top of the greasy pole"), Liverpool on the other hand was known to be untidy in appearance and was described by James Hare as looking "As if he had been on the rack three times and saw the wheel prepare for a fourth" and was not known at the time for his intellectual status....   [tags: Papers]

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- GEORGE ORWELL George Orwell also known as Eric Arthur Blair lived from 1903 - 1950. He was a British writer who wrote documentaries, essays, and articles. He was born in Motihari, India. Orwell was educated at Eton College in England. From an early age Orwell said, " Perhaps the age five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer." After Orwell did not win a university scholarship at Eton College he joined the Indian Imperial Police. He served with the Indian Imperial police in Burma from 1922 - 1927....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Ring

- Recently, American Cinema has been the victim of countless horror movies that are aimed at the teen audiences and based on some type of urban legend. Films such as I Know What You Did Last Summer, Scream, and The Blair Witch Project pollute numberless aisles of video rental stores. These films are badly conceived and produced; they fail to elicit any emotion resembling fear, doing a better job at causing a movie viewer to chuckle at the mediocrity of their inherent horror. The Ring is a screenplay by Ehren Kruger and directed by Gore Verbinski that is wonderfully more terrifying than other urban legend "horror" movies of recent production....   [tags: Film Analysis, Movie Analysis]

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- Bolivia Bolivia is located in the west-central part of South America and is the fifth largest country of the continent having an area about twice the size of Spain. Bolivia is landlocked bordering five countries; Brazil on the northeast, Paraguay to the southeast, Argentina on the south, and Chile and Peru on the west. The main physical feature of Bolivia is the Andes Mountains, which define the country's three geographic zones. First is the Altiplano, or plateau region, which lies between the Cordillera Occidental (west) and the Cordillera Real (northeast)....   [tags: Papers]

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Project Management

- Project Management Although a development team does most of the work, it is the project manager that is running the development process. All human activity that involves carrying out a project needs a plan. We call this Project Management. But there is a big difference between projects that involve one or two people and projects that involve large numbers of people. There is always a smaller group of individuals behind all larger groups that is planning, directing, and motivating those people....   [tags: Business Research]

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Geroge Orwell

- Geroge Orwell “One of the things Orwell bequeathed us was the adjective ‘Orwellian’…. It is a frightening word, generally applied to a society organized to crush and dehumanize the individual, sometimes signifying the alienation of that individual if he dares to rebel” (Lewis 13). George Orwell, the pseudonym for Eric Arthur Blair, depicted the importance of the individual in society and the danger of too much community in his literature. Through his personal experiences, however, he explored the ideas of socialism and was torn between the individual and community ideals....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Andrew Jackson

- Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson was born March 15, 1767, only a few days after his fathers death. His two older brothers and his mother who lived with relatives raised him. He acquired a very small education and didn’t go to school for much of his life. At the young age of nine years old he read the Declaration of Independence at a gathering of thirty to forty people. When Andrew Jackson was 14 he fought in the revolutionary war against the British with his fellow patriots. The British captured him and the officer demanded that Andrew clean his boots and when Andrew refused the officer struck him with his sword that left a scar on his head for the remainder of his life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwell

- George Orwell Many writers use satire techinques to attack areas of life they didn't agree with. Satire is a cunning way to express their opinions. Some of these works today are considered masterpieces and works of art. One writer who was a genius at incorporating beliefs in his writings was George Orwell. Commonly known by his pen name, George Orwell was an English novelist and social critic (Wadsworth 866). Orwell was born in Begal, India and was later educated in Eton, England. He was the son of Richard Blair an opium agent and his "much younger wife" Ida....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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George Orwell

- George Orwell is one of the most famous authors of all times. He led a hard life, And fought a serious illness which eventually killed him. He has a wide variety of works. Some of the most famous works are Animal Farm and 1984. There is three evident Characteristics contained in his works, These are: simplification in his stories, sympathy for the working class, and using his own life experiences. George Orwell was a famous author who wrote many novels and essays. His real name was Eric Author Blair....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Huckleberry Finn

- River of Life and Realism in Huck Finn In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain uses the river to symbolize life and the adventures of Huck to show the realism in the novel. These two elements are shown throughout the book in many different ways. Sometimes one would have to really sit down and think about all the symbolism in this classic novel. T. S. Eliot stated, &#8220;We come to understand the River by seeing it through the eyes of the Boy; but the Boy is also the spirit of the River'; (333)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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London Attacks

- London Attacks Overview July 7, 2005 would be a day that London would never forget. During the hustle of the morning rush hour traffic, people’s lives would be taken, destroyed or left with memories that would last forever. Around 8:50 a.m. was an explosion on a train that traveled between Algate East and Liverpool Street stations. After half an hour of silence passed a second blast was reported at West Edgware Road. This time the train was between Kings Cross and Russell square. Just seven minutes later, the third blast occurred, this time on a train at Edgware Road Station....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Artificial Intelligence

- Computers are becoming more and more human. In some areas they are superhuman. Computers can calculate complex math problems in less than one millisecond, beat us at games such as chess, memorize entire books and movies in a single glance, compose entire pieces of music, and they can give people information on virtually any subject. Yet, we still don't have a machine that can do the things that computers have done in science fiction movies, such as translate everyday English into Italian, summarize texts, or make us breakfast without burning down the house....   [tags: Computers]

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Iron Triangles

- Communism in the World Both communism and liberalism maintain with complete certainty that the destruction of the existing society will give birth to a new form of human existence at the least approaching utopia. They are what Daniel Chirot dubbed 'tyrannies of certitude'. A particular group of people has been responsible for blocking the happy development for centuries. In the case of communism it was capitalists, in the case of liberalism it is 'racists' - nearly all of whom are of course white....   [tags: Papers]

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The Euro

- The Euro The Euro is the single currency of the European Union. It was first introduced in cashless form on Jauary 1st1999, following years of negotiation and preparation. Euro notes and coins will officially come into circulation on 1st January 2002 in the twelve participating countries. These countries are Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, France, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Austria and Finland; Greece became the twelfth member when it joined the Euro on January 1st 2001....   [tags: Papers]

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- Sunrise in my Pocket, an American folk drama originally written by Edwin Justus Mayer, but adapted by Jeffrey Hayden for the Playmakers Repertory Company recounts the epic adventure of Davy Crockett, Tennessee statesman and frontiersman and his subsequent journey to Texas. Davy Crockett, portrayed effortlessly by Playmaker’s leading actor, Kenneth P. Strong, is accompanied by his faithful companion, Crawling Caterpillar, the gallant ex-pirate Hardin, the woman hating Thimblerig, and the man-hating Annie; each part was played respectfully by Douglas Spain, Mike Regan, Jeffrey Blair Cornell, and Jamie Rose....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Swift wrote plain perfection of prose. Comment. Many critics like William Deans Howells; T.S. Eliot etc. have called Jonathan Swift the greatest writer of prose like T.S. Eliot says that “Swift, the greatest writer of English prose, and the greatest man who has ever written great English prose.” But there are reasons for this greatness. One of the main reasons is that Swift wrote in a very plain and downright style. He didn’t use any embellishments. At times, when Swift was writing serious stuff this same plain style appears dry but when writing humorously, this same plainness gives his wit a singular edge....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Genomics Genomics is the study of the functions of genes and DNA in an organism, including location, structure, sequence, regulation and function. The genome provides a list of building materials for proteins. (Kerns/McDonald, 2001) Today scientists are striving to identify every gene in human DNA and the sequences of the chemical base pairs that make up each one. This is no easy task, but within the next few years, the world will acknowledge genomics as the biggest thing since sliced bread....   [tags: Genomes DNA Genetics Science Essays]

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- EMPOWERMENT Empowerment is a word that many people know, but not a skill that very many people have been able to master. Since the dawn of time empowerment has been taking place. Empowerment is more prevalent than you may think. People have been hearing people empower others since the day they were born. The doctor probably instructed their mother to push and/or breath, then told her that she could do it, she was strong, doing great, etc… More then just having other people do something for them, managers use empowerment to entrust their authority in other people....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered to be one of the most substantial writers of his time. His most famous novel, The Scarlet Letter truly originated Hawthorn&#8217;s version of romantic writing. It was this novel that also originated Hawthorne&#8217;s fame. Most of his works deal with or have some relation to Puritan times. The reason for the familiarity in his works is due to the fact that it seems to be influenced by his own Puritan ancestry. It was not until late in Hawthorne&#8217;s life that he received recognition....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Guidance to Freedom or Just Another Tyrant. When most people think of Napoleon Bonaparte they think of either a tyrant emperor or a brilliant war strategist. Maybe both are right but in whatever conclusion any person comes to, they will know he was a small man who accomplished many great things. Napoleon conquered countries and developed a mass empire, which led to his celebrity like fame. He was a man that respected cultures and every religion and even cried when his men died on the battlefield....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Politics: the inescapable stalker of our society Politics is a process by which a group of people, whose opinions or interests might be divergent, reach collective decisions that are generally regarded as binding on the group and enforced as common policy. Political theory or political philosophy is as old as the oldest civilisations. The Greek philosophers, such as Aristotle and Plato, developed important political theories and methods of government alongside their more abstract philosophies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- 1 'Taking A Brand Global: Ten Steps To Success'; I. Introduction: The Importance of Being Global A strong global brand is a powerful weapon. These days, however, it may also be an indispensable one, even as the economy challenges our faith in brands to deliver a profit. According to Interbrand's 'World's Most Valuable Brands 2000'; study, for example, although Amazon's share price has declined, its brand value has increased by 233%. On the other hand, international power player Coca-Cola, although still the world's #1 brand, saw its value drop by 13%....   [tags: essays research papers]

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