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Government Regulations and Rights

- American citizens are getting tired of the governments increasing control of the economy, health care, and a dodgy recovery plan (Engstrom, 2). According to a national survey, "Voters are starting to realize that the regulations implemented by government are beginning to intrude more so on people’s personal lives" (Thompson and Tringali, 2). The survey also said that, "A majority of both conservatives (61%) and liberals (54%) say they are both negatively impacted by regulations that tell American business which workers to hire" (Thompson and Tringali, 2)....   [tags: Government]

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Government Regulations: Accounting

- Charlie Munger once stated, “You have to know accounting. It’s the language of practical business life.” This statement emphasizes that accounting has become the center of the business world. With the world now being focused around businesses and the idea of how to make the next dollar it’s obvious that the accounting field is rapidly becoming the most influential field in the world today. With these occurrences comes regulation, and when I say regulation I mean stiff government regulations on how financial reporting is done....   [tags: Government]

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Foreclosing on Government Regulations

- Foreclosing on Government Regulations This essay shall not be like any other you receive for this competition. The others will seek to impress the judges, and use whatever means they find necessary to do so. I choose to be honest in this essay, and tell answer the question posed with full justice. The answer I give to you will be the one which I know to be best, with all of the knowledge that I possess. With this little disclaimer, I must now move on to answer the question posed: how to solve the current crisis of foreclosures....   [tags: Economics]

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Government Regulations on Pollution

- Growing concerns about the environment’s well-being has become a focal point for many governments all over the world. Governments have allocated a substantial amount of resources and capital in an attempt to reduce pollution. Air pollution has led to harmful health effects and a depletion of the ozone layer. The depletion of the ozone layer results in higher levels of UVB reaching the Earth’s surface. This added UVB has been linked with increased cases of cataracts and melanoma development (   [tags: environment, Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein]

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School Lunches & Government Regulations are Unhealthy for Kids and Schools

- ... If LAUSD could afford to lose the 3 item rule, they'd probably be able to improve school lunches drastically using their newfound funds, and make kids actually want to eat the fruit and veggie options. However, they still need to geet paid for meals, otherwise all that saved money won’t exist. There are several reasons that LAUSD hasn’t stopped following the rules and sacrificed their government rebates in order to earn back their $18,000,000 losses, and none of them are very good. One is that they are being told that "repeated exposure to fruits and vegetables eventually leads children to eat more of them....   [tags: Hunger-Free Kids Act]

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Four Components of a Legally Astute Social Media Marketing Manager

- With the advances in technology constantly changing companies have to find better ways to market their products to consumers. The explosion of Facebook has given companies a way to market products to consumers. Examine how a legally astute manager can use social media to his advantage. Review different forms of dispute resolution and determine which one works the best. What is the best course of action, the government can use to control consumer transactions that occur across state lines....   [tags: Facebook, Government Regulations]

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Regulating Advertisement

- Phillip Nelson argues that regulating advertising is not efficient because it creates deception. Some object to this agreement by saying that government regulations should not be limited because advertising and exaggeration mislead customer and without regulations advertising would become useless. My aim in this paper is to defend Nelson’s view on limiting government regulation by showing this objection can be met. Nelson’s view on regulations of advertising is that the government would not do an efficient job of reducing deception to customers....   [tags: Business, Government Regulations]

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The Laws of a Country can be Found in Its Constitution

- ... There are penalties emplaced by the government for anyone who breaks the law. In very simple terms, laws are rules. Laws can be written and they can also be unwritten. The laws that govern a country need to be written down so that every individual is fully aware of it. Unwritten laws can be used for unofficial circumstances such as household laws for instance. These household laws are laws of the family which every member is aware of and it needs not to be written down. The laws of a country however, need to be written down because these laws are meant for everyone and it caters for a very large number....   [tags: regulations, government, legal system]

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Being Rules Under Rule of Law

- There is a Centuries long debate as to why our Nation’s Founding Fathers chose for us to be ruled under rule of law instead of rule of man. Our Founding Fathers founded this nation on a promotion “We the People”. They ruled that we should be led under the rule of law rather than the rule of man for multiple reasons. Our government now though is stipulating whether or not the old American government made the right choice, when compared to other foreign countries. At the very beginning of our country the Constitution was not meant to be read as a collection a suggestions rather as a way to get men away from their old tendencies....   [tags: government, men, principles, regulations]

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Bargaining for Collective Responsibility for Social Reproduction

- I have chosen to discuss the Bargaining for Collective Responsibilities for Social Reproduction chapter written by Alice De Wolff. I agree with Alice De Wolff on the arguments that she presented within the chapter regarding the major reconstruction of employment by unions and the positive changes it has made for Canadians especially women. I was interested to learn about the changes made in the employment sector from an activist’s point of view; as Alice De Wolff has been extremely active in the women and labour movements in Canada....   [tags: Canadian Government, Policies and Regulations]

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South Africa Social Conflicts and Interests Result in Political Party Systems

- Political party systems are a result of social conflicts and interests. They are a formation of various groups of political parties in a certain country. The aim of this essay is to validate and evaluate the importance of a multi-party parliament in context of a dominant party system. This essay has been divided into four parts. The first part will briefly describe what party systems are with focus put to the multi-party system and the dominant party system. The second party will briefly explain the formation and function of the multi-party parliament....   [tags: regulations, government, electoral]

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Protecting Personal Information: Wu and Corbett

- With the rapid expansion of online information, an increasing number of people prefer to search for information online and store their information in the cloud. However, personal information is stolen as lacking clear legal protection. Both Corbett and Wu state the most pressing question that national and international regimes should develop laws and interact to effectively enforce regulations to protect personal information online. In other words, because of different culture, different history and different definition of personal information, different countries have different laws to protect privacy, in this case, those countries need to unite to work out effective measures against in...   [tags: regimes, law, regulations, government]

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The Difference Between Rights and Laws

- John Locke With John Locke we start to see an idea that the rights of man are limitless unless they are freely given up. Locke states, “Man being born, as has been proved, with a title to perfect freedom, and an uncontrolled enjoyment of all the rights and privileges of the law of nature…” (Locke - Second Treaties of Government - 46). According to Locke the rights of man are limited only by the laws of nature. This statement leads us to the realization that, in Locke’s beliefs, man has the allowance to do anything....   [tags: government/social regulations, John Locke]

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Industrial Regulations

- Industrial regulation: This is when the government intervenes and puts up measures which seek to regulate the activities of a particular industry. For instance the government can put a limit on the number of vehicles that can be exported within a certain period. A company which exports beyond set limits will be breaking the law. The government use agencies and law enforcers to ensure that the industry follows the set regulations. Regulations occur because industries if left alone without regulation would exploit the consumer by charging high prices so as to increase on their profits....   [tags: Government]

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Analysis of Non Government Organizations in the Philippines

- These two Non Government Organizations: ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya and GMA Kapuso Foundation does affect an individual’s life, but it can affect each of everyone in different ways. In the collection of donations, GMA Kapuso Foundation found in – kind donations more important that monetary donations, while ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya Foundation found monetary donations the most important of all the donations. However, there are also some similarities between these foundations. GMA Kapuso Foundation has a goal of uplifting and aiming a better life to the beneficiaries, and so did ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya Foundation....   [tags: Taxes, Donations, Regulations]

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A Vote for Canadian Content Regulations

- In order for Canada to share an equal part in the overall media industry as any other country, Canadian content regulations must be in place. CanCon regulations should be enforced on Canadian media content, as it is a crucial aspect of national culture, representative of the country as a whole. Without such regulations determined by CanCon, Canadian society risks becoming lost within the commotion of international media and their varied interests. CanCon regulations not only help define Canada as a unity but help the creative Canadians that express themselves through musical expression....   [tags: media industry, canada, regulations]

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The United States Government Contract Bidding Process

- The United States Contract Bidding Process and Its Effect on the Readiness and Reliability of our Nation’s Military Communications Systems Introduction The United States Government has fostered a lowest bidder mentality among corporations and firms vying to provide government services. The resulting outcome of this system has allowed firms to sacrifice the quality in the materials, manpower and resources to construct and deliver reliable and dependable communications systems to our forces. The United States Military counts on the reliability of its vast array of communications systems to be successful on and off the battlefield....   [tags: military, advantage, regulations, proposal]

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Public Health Laws and Regulations For Organized Camps in California

- In the State of California, Department of Public Health Laws and Regulations Relating to Organized Camps, the following reference is made: “An accepted reference for these operating procedures are the following chapters of the Accreditation Standards for Camp Programs and Services,” (CA, 2008. p.8). The ACA's influence is so renown that the State of California has adopted many of their standards into laws. With regard to basic personnel requirements I found two requirements by law, that are also found in the ACA standards....   [tags: legal issues, regulations]

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Internet Censorship: Setting Regulations on Users

- Most people today live their lives online, absorbed in a digital world. When the World Wide Web first immersed and casted its perplexed essence upon wide-eyed spectators, people could only unknowingly predict where the doors of the internet would take them from that point on, welcoming them with open arms to a modernized world and introducing them to a new life of advanced technological opportunity. Many years have passed since the unveiling of our cyber-world, and authorities now worldwide are forcing their way to implement rash laws while having differing views on how to approach the increased access of information and online interaction....   [tags: government, duty, digital, laws]

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Analysis of Non Government Organizations in the Philippines

- Most likely, they have other way of campaigning for donations for the victims of typhoon Yolanda, you’ll encounter people wearing T – shirts with the heart – shaped drawing and with the words “GMA Kapuso Foundation”, on the other hand, ABS – CBN shirt is printed with “Tulong na, Tabang na” Buying these shirts will give benefit to the said victims. ABS – CBN Sagip Kapamilya Foundation has made a promise to do redevelopment with the Pasig River. Along with this, the foundation is also committed into preservation and redevelopment programs....   [tags: Donations, Regulations]

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Stories of Government in John McDonough's Experiencing Politics

- Generally speaking, Experiencing Politics details what it is like for a legislator in the world of politics. John McDonough explains various political theoretical models and then relates them back to experiences he had during his time as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Not only does he relay these case stories to the reader to emphasize the points of the models he describes, but he also attempts to help the reader to become more politically savvy and aware of the processes that occur in government....   [tags: politics, regulations, congress]

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Regulations and the Impact on Compliance for Businesses

- Part of managing Information Risk for the enterprise is ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and following best practices and standards outlined by recognized professional organizations (Whitman & Mattord, 2011). This is a huge task for large enterprises, particularly for those businesses in industries that are highly regulated like insurance and financial services, energy, banking and pharmaceutical. Managing compliance to federal regulations is getting increasingly difficult. Since 1949, the number of pages of federal regulations has grown from 19,335 pages to 134,261 pages in 2005 (Perry, 2013)....   [tags: risk management,federal regulations,insurance]

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Business and Government

- Describe the current relationship between government and business in the United States The government’s position is to ensure that citizens do not suffer harm resulting from business operations, such as selling tainted food or preparing foods in unsanitary conditions, causing ecological harm, or dealing unscrupulously in financial matters. The larger the government grows, the more it introduces regulations and taxes onto businesses (Carney, 2006). The business’ position is that they want the government to stay out of their operations....   [tags: Government]

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The Role of Government in Business

- History Ever since the colonial times businesses in the United States of America faced business regulations. During the 19th century, when the American economy became more industrialized, and grew to a world power, the federal government passed business laws, that favored social reforms over the interests of big business. In the 20th century government involvement in business continued to expand. So made Roosevelt’s “New Deal” legislation effectively the federal government the countries largest regulator of business and the economy, after the great depression in the 1930’s (U.S....   [tags: Government]

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Government + Food Industry = ?

- Regulating what the government should control and what they should not was one of the main arguments our founding fathers had to deal with when creating our nation, and to this day this regulation is one of the biggest issues in society. Yet, I doubt our founding fathers thought about the idea that the food industry could one day somewhat control our government, which is what we are now facing. Marion Nestles’ arguments in the book Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health deal with how large food companies and government intertwine with one another....   [tags: Government]

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Judicial Branch: The Government's Ear

- The Judicial Branch is the balancing factor of the Government. It is the listener of the people of the US and it decides on all matters regarding the people. It "interprets the nation's law" (World Book 141). Being able to interpret the law gives the Judicial branch a special kind of power. One of which the Executive Branch and the Legislative Branch do not possess. The Judicial branch decides when a law has been broken, to what extent, and how to punish the criminal act. And that is what makes it the strongest branch....   [tags: Government]

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Government In Cannery Row

- The Government is a source of help for many people. Sometimes this grand of a government fails on us. Then people begin to struggle. However sometimes the government takes over our lives to help us. Not like a National Socialistic take over of our lives, but a socialistic. However, there are also many different types of ideologies that the government controls its people. The people of Cannery Row have created a socialist atmosphere to replace the government that has failed them. Socialism in America began in Chicago IL, June 15-21, 1897....   [tags: Government]

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The Importance of Municipal Government

- Government Is Important in Citizens’ Daily Lives Imagine a town without government. At first, such a place may seem like a fantastic place to live, there would be no laws, no fines, and no taxes. But look a little closer and you’ll notice mounds of reeking trash heaped along sidewalks and by doors, sewage oozing from pipes and seeping into the soil, and streets and roads in horrible states of disrepair. Buildings would burn to the ground for lack of fire departments, and schools, no longer supported by tax dollars, would become empty and silent....   [tags: city government, local government]

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Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business Professionals

- I. Summary of the Issue: Trust and Compliance: Messaging by Government Officials versus Business* Professionals A. Background Extreme disaster emergencies, such as the Hurricane Katrina, may burden state’s emergency operation plans when the extent of the situation strains the response plan to its maximum limit (1). When all resources are depleted, states may request a presidential disaster declaration to receive more support; yet they would be unlikely to manage such tremendous response by themselves....   [tags: Government]

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Societal Regulations in a Modern Society

- Societal regulations have been made since a long time, whether it is making smoking illegal in public places or setting a minimum age for teenage workers. In the short story, “Welcome to the Monkey House”, the government has set a few regulations for their society in order to control overpopulation in the world. To highlight what problems these regulations could cause, Vonnegut uses tropes and sentence variation. Kurt Vonnegut, author of Welcome to the Monkey House, uses rhetorical strategies such as sentence structure and figurative language in his short story, “Welcome to the Monkey House”, to scrutinize the problems of societal regulations in a modern society....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Media Regulations and Media Industry Growth

- In such a small country like Singapore, there are more than 37 media regulations and 11 licenses in our media industry. Due to media regulations, mass media is being controlled by or is under the guidance of the government and other bodies. These regulations and licenses have many goals, such as protecting “public interests” and encouraging the media industry growth. However, in 2009, our media industry has contributed to less than 4.4% of Singapore’s GDP ( Media regulations set by the Media Development Authority (MDA) in Singapore do not promote media industry growth as the regulations reduces the number of audience reached, restrict the freedom of speech and restrict the expres...   [tags: Free-To-Air t.v., internet]

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Sinclair's The Jungle: The Need for Rules and Regulations

- Imagine going to work and being sprayed by a scorching splash of molten metal. Wouldn't that be just terrible. Unfortunately for the working-class Americans of the early 20th century (who worked in a steel-factory of sorts), this hellish scene was a reality for them (Sinclair 215). Upton Sinclair's book The Jungle, a ficticious yet all-the-more realistic novel about the Chicago meat packing industry (and just working/life conditions in general for city-dwelling Americans at the time), follows Jurgis Rudkus --- A Lithuanian immigrant trying to live the “American dream”....   [tags: fiction, novel, capitalism]

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Utilitarianism in Government

- In its political philosophy utilitarianism provides an alternative to theories of natural law and the social contract by basing the authority of government and the sanctity of individual rights upon their utility, or measure of happiness gained. As an egalitarian doctrine, where everyone’s happiness counts equally, the rational, relatively straightforward nature of utilitarianism offers an attractive model for democratic government. It offers practical methods for deciding the morally right course of action - “ action is right as it tends to promote happiness, wrong as it tends to diminish it, for the party whose interests are in question” (Bentham, 1780)....   [tags: Government]

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Progressive Income Tax Regulations Analysis

- 1) Progressive income tax regulations pose ethical choice situations to individuals, corporations, and the government. When Congress (as a decision maker) vote down a bill to replace progressive tax rates with "flat taxes”, its action is justified on utilitarian grounds. With individuals and corporations as the decision maker, voting in favor of progressive tax is an ethical choice situation, as the law requires those who earn more to pay more, and vice versa. Citizens with higher income pay proportionally higher taxes for society to benefit....   [tags: flat taxes, income tax, taxation]

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Three Branches of the Texas Government

- In my analysis of the Texas Constitution I will assess the three branches of our State Government, the Legislative Branch, Executive Branch and finally the Judicial Branch. Our State Government resembles our National Government in various ways but also in very different ways which we will review in this essay. I will identify a handful of criticisms and problems associated with the provisions in each of these branches of our State Government and identify suggested reforms that many feel are needed....   [tags: Government]

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Government, Economics, and Fiscal Policy

- The statement “I want my job back!” has become a war cry for the masses. Great amounts of money are being dumped into the economy, but with little to no return. The system is failing and people are becoming restless. In light of the recent “Occupy Wall Street” protests the question begs to be answered, “Are we going to get our jobs back?” With so many politicians declaring they have the answers, how can we find the correct path to follow. Something is missing from both plans, but first the plans should be discussed before criticism can begin....   [tags: Government]

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The Government's Involvement with the Daily Life of American Citizens

- In America, the debate over the warranted degree of government involvement in one’s daily life is ever-present. As citizens, Americans demand protection and security from our leaders. In return, they provide capital, ingenuity, and a responsibility to society. As can especially be seen in the current time of recession and bailouts, citizens rely on the government to regulate and stabilize of our economy - to act on behalf of their wellbeing. However, this has not always been the case. Subsequent to western expansion, the government was hesitant to impose regulations upon its citizens, especially in relation to their economic pursuits....   [tags: citizens, USA, government, ]

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Relationship Between State and Local Government

- Forms of Local Government The basis for county, city and special district governing and authority are laid out in the State Constitution and Government Code. Counties in California are responsible for providing limited services to unincorporated areas. The state Legislature created the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) in 1963 to control local government fragmentation. The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) gives counties the power to tax, create special districts and annex unincorporated land to cities in the county (League of Women Voters, 1992)....   [tags: Government]

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Restrictive Effects of Environmental Regulations

- Restrictive Effects of Environmental Regulations For some time, governments around the world have been putting some regulations concerning environmental issues. In this issue, the weight of these regulations is the main point. First argument states that they are, indeed, too restrictive. The second argument maintains those regulations are not too restrictive. The first side, against regulations, did not present their argument well enough. They used examples from the past and only from a specific location (Theodore Roosevelt and the U.S.)....   [tags: Papers]

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Legislations and Regulations in Sport

- Legislations and Regulations in Sport Over the past 30 years the sport industry has been increasingly effected by legislations and regulations to protect and ensure the safety of people involved in sport. These regulations apply to people in sport places and sports grounds. The regulations are not only in place to protect sportsmen but to also ensure the safety and equality of staff, spectators or anyone else involved in sports places. The Health & Safety At Work Act 1974. The law imposes a responsibility on the employer to ensure safety at work for all their employees....   [tags: Papers]

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Gun Regulations: Gun Laws Have Changed Dramatically

- From the dawn of the United States the government has created laws regulating firearm ownership. These regulations address everyone from gun sellers to owners and are constantly changing. In 1791, The Bill of Rights of the Constitution was ratified to ensure the protection of the American people’s rights. The Second Amendment addressed the right to bare arms. “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” (1)....   [tags: firearm ownership, owner, congress]

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Better Treatment Regulations Protecting Slaughter Animals

- Approximately three billion ducks, cattle, lamb and turkeys are slaughtered to feed the hungry mouths of Americans each year . Unfortunately, while we Americans sit back and enjoy our hearty dinners, these animals are being subjected to conditions in farms and slaughterhouses that are harsher than us humans could even begin to imagine. If our society desires to pile our plates with the best poultry and meats, then the livestock that provides us with these delicacies deserve the best treatment. It is necessary for the government to enforce harsher regulations protecting animals raised for slaughter....   [tags: poultry, treatment, animals, harsher]

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What Self-Criticism May Reveal: The Survival of the Cuban Government

- Criticism is not only difficult to receive, but is often unsolicited. Self-criticism can be even more difficult, but it can be highly revealing of one’s own flaws. Governments, especially those controlled by a bureaucratic-authoritarian state, will often view criticism of the state as a direct threat to their rule. In Cuba, as well as much of Latin America, filmmakers such as Tomas Gutiérrez Alea found themselves drawn to the problems of neocolonialism and cultural identity. From this collective movement, the New Latin American Cinema emerged....   [tags: government, bureaucratic-authoritarian state]

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Laws and Regulations in the Health Industry

- Laws and Regulations in the Health Industry Every day, the health and medical industry continues to grow and mature and is now one of the most needed and necessary industries in the world today. This is an industry I would really enjoy being a part of later on in my life because it is constantly changing, I would never do the same task every day and I would feel secure since it is consistently in demand. I job I would particularly like to have in this industry would be the career of plastic surgeon....   [tags: quality and reasonable prices in healthcare]

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The Federal Government’s Role in Education

- Even though the Declaration of Independence does not mention education, our founding fathers did value education. Illustrated by the ordinances they passed “in 1785 and 1787 that granted federal lands to states to create and support public school- an institution that the nation’s founders viewed as essential to democracy and national unification.” (Jennings, p3) In 1959, the admission of Alaska and Hawaii into the Union reconfirmed the Federal government’s support of education. Three distinct elements that impact education are; laws that have been passed, the removal of the church from public schools, and the role of federal government that has evolved and changed over the years....   [tags: U.S. Government ]

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Overview of Air Pollution Regulations

- The economic impact of current approaches to controlling air pollution is emissions taxes and most effective are marginal abatement. These are penalties that in percentage to the quantity an industry release into an air shed, local landfill, or waterway. The most effective control approaches are implemented into a regulatory policy with execution time limit and mechanisms for enforcement. There are differences in control measures that mandate through altered levels of régime of provincial (city, county), national, regional and state....   [tags: Environmental Policy, clean air]

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The Power of The Government to Tax Its People

- The constraints placed upon government by the framers of our Constitution exist only on the faded parchment that lies in the National Archives in Washington, D.C.; a document that launched the greatest, most successful experiment in the history of government. Politicians have succeeded – with the cooperation of the American electorate - in unleashing an omnipresent government from the confines of that Constitution to rule every aspect of American life. We find ourselves enslaved in our own country due in large part to a culture of dependency by elements of society and an equal culture of corruption by our political leaders and their minions, the bureaucrats....   [tags: Government, Taxes, Politics]

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The Crisis in Ukraine: Russian Government and The West

- The hardened positions between the government and the opposition and the spread of anti-government protests to the country's western regions have increased the likelihood of a severe administrative crisis, potentially involving a power vacuum and protracted political uncertainty. Ukraine, the biggest country in Eastern Europe, is sandwiched between Russia and the West. It is something of a pawn between Russia and the West. For the West, the EU trade deal would mean its reach would spread further east; by contrast, the Russians see the Ukraine as key to holding on to their turf....   [tags: government, NATO, politics]

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Should the Government Ban Assault Weapons?

- Should the Government Ban Assault Weapons. Over the last decade or so, the United States of America has been shaken by an epidemic of terrifying mass shootings, devastating slayings of unexpecting victims, and unnerving annihilations of the innocent. There is no specific target, no explicitly sought-out group, nor definite individual. From a classroom of first-graders, to a crowded movie theatre, to a U.S. Naval yard, the location seems at most, random, other than that it is almost always a public place....   [tags: United States, Government, Weapons]

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The Power of Government

- According to the source it is stated that installing universal health care will result in an increase in taxes and restrict the civil liberties of our citizens. It claims that universal health care is the fundamental stage in paving the way towards developing an autocratic government as well as diminishing our most indispensable rights and freedoms. Throughout history our nation along with many other countries has evolved from the reigns of feudal tyranny towards modern day democracy. For years our ancestors have fought to bestow the right of freedom for our nation and as citizens we have battled to protect these precious liberties....   [tags: healthcare, industrial revolution, economy]

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Import Dried Apricot from Turkey

- Government and non-government regulations in relation to dried apricot: According to the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations: Every food item sold in Canada, whether domestic or imported, must meet the health and safety requirements. The conditions are: 1. Has in or upon it any poisonous or harmful substance; 2. Is unfit for human consumption; 3. Consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, disgusting, rotten, decomposed or diseased animal or vegetable substance; 4. Is adulterated; or 5. Was manufactured, prepared, preserved, packaged, or stored under unsanitary conditions....   [tags: food, regulations, ]

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TV Content Regulations

- Society today tends to fixate on and gravitate to television shows. Certain people even believe some of the families depicted on these shows are what a normal family should be. There are two types of television networks, broadcast and cable. Broadcast television stations are the channels that air for free, while cable you pay a subscription for. While television is a great platform for various issues and ideas, I believe that most broadcast television stations’ depictions do not accurately represent families are or what they go through....   [tags: Television]

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Regulations on Campaigns: Campaign Finance Reform

- Madness is finishing something again and again, however, needing an alternate consequence. That really well depicts campaign fund change in America. The more awful the framework gets, the more the U.S. manages it. The more America directs it, the more regrettable it gets. Everything began in 1974, when Congress capped campaign contribution limits and spending. Reason for the cap was that more diminutive gifts and less spending might decrease the ruining impact of cash. A less clear motivation, obviously, was additionally less respectable: Help reelect officeholders....   [tags: political action, campaign fund, congress]

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The Debate Over Campaign Finance Regulations

- Money is both the nectar and poison of the human race. This fact has never been more applicable than to modern politics. Nearly all assets to a candidate for political office, such a media advertisements, travel expenses and campaign supplies rely on fiscal support. In an age when electronic media rules supreme, money has never been more important. Today, it has become necessary for political campaigns to pour massive amounts of funding into television, Internet, radio and print ads in order to run a competitive campaign....   [tags: U.S. Politics, Money]

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The Relationship Between Business and Government

- Relationship between Government and Business in the United States The government’s position is to ensure that citizens do not suffer harm resulting from business operations, such as selling tainted food or preparing foods in unsanitary conditions, causing ecological harm, or dealing unscrupulously in financial matters. As the government grows, government regulation, taxation, and spending has been beneficial for businesses (Carney, 2006). Businesses prefer the government eliminate regulates and government watchdogs so they can continue to operation in a fashion that would increase their profits....   [tags: Business Management]

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Why a Government is Necessary for a Country

- What is government. Government is a person or group of people who control and make decisions for a country. It has a number of particular roles to help make a country survive and function successfully. I believe that without the roles a government provides a country would not function and would eventually fail. Therefore, I think government is necessary because without it there would not be any provided protection, resources, and regulations. Protection is something that keeps a person or group of people safe from harm....   [tags: political typology, taxes, public services]

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Policies, Law and Regulations that Affect Businesses: Demographic Trends

- Demographics and demographic trends There are various demographics that affect business. These are the many traits that can dictate buying or product preferences of consumers. Businesses identify their major clients via these various traits. Afterwards they target consumers having similar characteristics in their promotions and advertisements. Targeting clients with similar demographic traits assists in maximizing a business’ sales and profits. In spite of growing overall population, the accessibility of skilled labor is indeed wearing out, not only in advanced countries, but also in developing countries (Raducha, 2010)....   [tags: market interests, consumers]

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Regulations of Prescription Drug Advertising

- Regulations of Prescription Drug Advertising This particular morning, Sheri*, a Northeastern senior, is able to get out of bed. With difficulty, she pushes past the chronic pain in her back and shoulder muscles and manages to get dressed. The clothes she wears are not the trendy, youthful clothes of a normal 22-year-old girl in college, but instead a baggy grey sweat suit that hides the nearly 20-pound weight gain she is still trying to work off. She covers her face in makeup to conceal the painful acne that has flared up once again....   [tags: Birth Control Health Medicine Essays]

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The Hunger Games: A Perfect Government

- The role of government The government’s role for the people is to challenge them like how contestants from “The Amazing Race” or “Fear Factor” are challenged. Government should be like a reality competition show filled with adventure and danger (Amazing Race, 2003) (Fear Factor, 2005). Just like the government in “The Hunger Games” (Collins, 2008). People should compete for rights and liberties. The competitions can be held under the government’s supervision. These competitions can involve multiple life daring tasks and only the ones that survive win....   [tags: The Hunger Games Essays]

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Should There Be any Changes to Student Visa Regulations?

- There are many international students in Australia from many countries who learn various academic fields. Some of them are doing part-time work for many reasons such as, to cover living expenses, get experiences, and socialize with the other. Australian government has a strict policy about this issue; international students are allowed to work a maximum 20 hours per week during the semester. For this reason, some overseas students believe that the regulation should not change because work can interfere with their study time....   [tags: student visas,]

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Should there Be Regulations on Social Media Privacy for Juveniles

- In recent years, the privacy issues on social media have aroused controversial debates. It was argued by Albarran that people are losing control over their personal privacy, given the rapid boom of social sharing (146). No matter what viewpoint one holds towards secrecy, it is undeniable that the intrusion of social media privacy has become so intense that should no one ignore the possible consequences: Users’ information is constantly exploited for commercial use, while privacy loopholes on social networking sites might also intrigue many safety issues, internet fraud, for instance....   [tags: debates on social media privacy issues]

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Competitive Strategies and Government Policies

- Apple has proven, over the years, how strong they are as a business. Apple competes within an oligopoly market, since there are few businesses that directly compete with them. Also can also credit some of their successes to the mergers and acquisitions they have attained over the course of their time in business. Apple competes on a global scale that maximizes their profits by keeping their costs to produce low, and selling their products at higher prices. Market Apple has become a leader in the consumer electronics industry with the products they produce like computers, portable media players, smart phones, and software....   [tags: apple, business, oligopoly]

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Possible Alternate Forms of Government

- The world today wouldn't be the way it is if it wasn't for the forms of government that exist.Forms of Government involve in many things life, religious views, culture, the people and politics. Besides a Democratic/Republic I think these three forms of government that are in my view orderly and contained and well polished would work in the U.S; Geniocracy, Meritocracy, & Technocracy. Geniocracy is a form of government rule by a government ruled by with creativity, innovation, intelligence individuals ....   [tags: geniocracy, meritocracy, technocracy]

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Government Deregulation on The Taxi Industry

- ... The intention was that the free market would control these fares; particularly as the taxi market is a monopsony, if not perfect competition, for the most part. Although this method of controlling fares has not been overly effective as once a passenger is in a taxi, and commenced their journey they are at the mercy of the driver, they are a captive audience. This means they must pay the fare that the taxi driver states, as they have very few alternatives. They also cannot leave their taxi journey halfway, as they are likely to be stranded somewhere, which is particularly true when there are no substitutes (e.g....   [tags: taxi fairs, auckland]

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What Is the Government Doing?

- ... what are their expectations and plans?” U.S citizens are definitely struggling, and expectations are and will always be on government. Government is who can create jobs, and who has the power to lower taxes. However, it would not be fair to only see how people without jobs are affected. Truth is that even who today has a job can be struggling. The fact that U.S is in an economic recession can lead to the closure of industries. Taxes are too high that people is now going after cheaper products to make their salaries last....   [tags: where has the American Dream gone?]

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The Growth of American Government from the End of Reconstruction and the end of World War II

- In the past, the nation’s government took the “laissez-faire” approach to dealing with the economy and/or free market affairs. The government intervened as little as possible, asserting the belief felt that if left alone, economic problems would be resolved without government interference. However, this approach was not guaranteed, and at times, the government had to put aside the “laissez-faire” approach of the past. The government had no other choice but to intervene in these instances to return balance to the economy and protect its citizens it served....   [tags: Evolution of American Government]

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The Government and Alternative Energy

- With every passing day our planet is slowly becoming contaminated by the fuels we use and the green house gases they emit. This damage can never be reversed and will continue to harm our planet; however there are many systems of alternative energy that could be implemented in order to reduce this damage. This is why I believe that our government should endorse alternative energy and set regulations in order to promote the use of alternative energy. Wind energy is a current source for alternative energy....   [tags: Alternative Energy]

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Internet Censorship and Government Regulation

- ... Also, learning through the internet provides many aspects and types of learning. For example, kids in school can learn through games, different programs, and various activities online. This makes the learning experience of a student much more effective. It enables the student to become engaged in what they’re learning instead of merely listening and being idle (Cunningham 2). Also the internet provides different types of learning methods. For example, there are specific webinars that teach on different topics....   [tags: first ammendment violation, right to privacy]

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Government Intervention In Business

- At the beginning of the 20th century, the rise of monopolies forced governments to enact anti-trust legislations in order to maintain a free market. Since then, the amount of government intervention in business has grown exponentially. In recent times, fraud and moral hazard have caused a focus on corporate governance legislation. Regrettably, ethics cannot be legislated, and government intervention only hurts businesses which conduct themselves properly while doing nothing to mitigate new forms of unethically-designed financial engineering....   [tags: Business Administration]

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Consequences of Environmental Regulations

- Consequences of Environmental Regulations  Pollution can be defined many ways.  The dictionary defines the act of polluting as:  “to make unhealthily impure.”  But what exactly does the word “unhealthy” imply?  Take, for example, a paper mill.  Trees are cut down to make paper.  In the act of making paper, the mill dumps byproducts into the water of a nearby lake; and spews smoke into the air.  The act of cutting down trees is unhealthy to the animals that use the forest as their habitat.  Dumping various toxins into the lake makes the lake unhealthy for swimming.  Smoke in the air causes local residents to cough.  These are some of the unhealthy effects of making paper.  However, conside...   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]

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British Imperial Regulations D

- British imperial regulations with the American colonies were closely tied in with the system of mercantilism. Mercantilism controls the relations between the leading power and the colonies under its empire. A nation would want to export more than it imports gaining more money to obtain economic stability. The colonies exist for the profit of the mother country. Trade was a vital part of the economy of both England and the British colonies. The colonies would provide a majority of raw materials that would be shipped to England where then they would process raw materials into goods and sell them at markets provided by the colonies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Construction and Demolition Waste Management System in China

- C&D waste management is not a new concept in China. Since the early 90s, in order to respond to the international society’s call about ‘building sustainable development society’, Chinese government introduced developed countries’ advanced experience and then conducted a variety of reforms of economy, society and environment. During the process of reform, China has successively enacted a series of laws and regulations about environmental protection and pollution management, which not only includes general environmental protection laws, but also refers to municipal solid and urban C&D waste management as well....   [tags: regulations, financial, environment]

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A Review of the Last Two Auditor General's Report of Belize

- ... The implementations of some systems proved inadequate for the recording and tracking of revenue. Another area of concern was in regard to Stores ledgers not being properly maintained. Items received or issued were not accounted for in accordance with the Stores Orders # 5 (verifies balance and account for handing or taking in stores). In addition, adequate security measures are not in place to safeguard supplies. It appears that stores items are handled with little care, creating a loss to government as assets are not properly accounted for....   [tags: financial regulations accountability]

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Disease and Response: Monitoring the Marginalized and/in Health Care in Afghanistan

- Without health care there are many significant problems and infectious diseases including measles, malnutrition, diarrhea, respiratory infections, and trauma. Only eight percent could access basic health care when the Taliban took over Afghanistan in 2001. There is up to 78 percent of people in rural places have no access to health care at all still today (U.S. 1) The state plays a role in health care through its laws and regulations, health care systems, and health care building information. Healthcare is based on the laws and regulations in Afghanistan and its government’s obligation....   [tags: regulations, treatments, healthcare]

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Mercury Pollution and Its Effects on the Ecological Environment

- Mercury Pollution Imagine that every fish you have been eating and every fish on the market is contaminated with mercury; would you want to take action to improve this situation in order for yourself and everyone else to have healthy fish to eat. Most of the fish today are exposed to mercury, and mercury toxicity threatens the health of everyone who eats fish. Mercury pollution has been a well known ocean pollution for many years, and United States remain to be one of the top nations with the most severe mercury contamination....   [tags: oceans, contamination, regulations]

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Childcare Industry Grows in Singapore

- ... Reputations take time to build but can be lost in a day. Therefore, there is no return on operational risks. One negative comment posted online in a flash, will affect the company future direction. "Management Team will come out a written emergency plan & incident reporting, which cover all potential disasters/problems and the necessary response for each. This is not a document that is written and then put away. School Care team must understand their roles & process during unforeseen circumstances, which will be practiced during drills....   [tags: academic, workforce, regulations]

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The South African Automotive Industry

- Much emphasis has been placed on globalization in the automotive industry as a result of the rapid increase in automotive exports. The role of government somewhat distinguishes the automotive industry from other industrial sectors, by means of policy implementation steering its development(Lamprecht 2009:7).The assist of government through the motor industry development program(MIDP),first established in 1995,has acted as a driving force in the promoting of competitiveness and export expansion.The MIDP provided an effective platform for communication and co-operation for all of the relevant stakeholders to interact on automotive issues.The participants in the automotive industry include gove...   [tags: regulations, exports, supply]

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Texas Government

- The government of the state of Texas is a difficult and complicated institution that is composed of many different levels. The question comes in to everyone's mind at one time or another whether or not to trust the government. It could be that people believe that the officials will take advantage of their power, or simply people don't like the idea of being controlled by someone who is not a family member or friend. To avoid this centralized power, the government is divided into stages and this is a reasonable ground for trusting the government....   [tags: Government Politics]

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Effects of Regulation with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

- The Oxford dictionary states that fraud is the “wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain” (Oxford University Press, 2014). It is arguable that only individuals have the ability to engage in fraud, but these individuals may lead corporations, which allows corporations also to commit acts of fraud. From a high-level perspective for combating this issue, many governments build a regulatory environment that interacts through firms and individuals. This regulatory environment exists as a series of laws and directives on the various government entities interact to ensure this protection....   [tags: ethical behavior, laws, regulations]

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The Ethical Dilemma of E-Cigarette Regulation

- Introduction Ethical dilemmas occur on many different scales. These dilemmas, and the complexity attached to them, range from personal to corporate conflict. Depending on the nature and structure of a particular situation and the values in conflict, personal definitions of what an ethical dilemma is may vary. Harold Gortner defines an ethical dilemma as “ a situation where two or more competing values are important and in conflict. If you serve one value, you cannot server another, or you must deny of disserve one or more values in order to maintain one or more of the others”....   [tags: Food and Drug Administration regulations]

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