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The Nonfulfillment of New Haven’s Aspirations

- Between the early to mid 1600’s, British outcasts had begun to venture out to North America to seek religious freedom. However, many of these settlers weren’t making the perilous voyage across the Atlantic for solely religious reasons. The colony of New Haven was an organized settlement that was both religiously and economically inclined. However, despite their unity and good work ethic, the colony was unable to achieve much significance by the turn of the century. Ever since the colonists arrived in New Haven, they encountered many difficulties that at first thwarted them from creating a thriving economy, and eventually shattered what hopes they had of creating the strong and influential ha...   [tags: New Haven, Davenport, puritans]

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Is Not A Safe Haven?

- Nothing gets the blood of the modern-day right-wing wingnut boiling quite like the phrase “safe space”. The idea that individuals who feel they have been alienated from society for failing to conform to the limited strip of norms put in front of them responding by carving out a small space for themselves as a refuge from judgement and harassment is somehow going to lead to the downfall of western civilization is laughable. In reality, they exist as a safe haven from the real menace infecting modern youth - that of the peculiarly white institution of institutionalized homophobia....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Heteronormativity]

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The Crime Rate Of New Haven

- The crime in New Haven, Connecticut has helped it earn the honor of being one of America’s most dangerous cities. It is the second largest city in Connecticut, but ranks the highest in violent crime and second in property crime as of 2014 in the state. New Haven is also home to one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning, Yale. Using data from the United States Census Bureau, New Haven’s poverty rate is almost 1.5 times that of the nation at 26.8 percent. (USCB) According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations’ Uniform Crime Report (2014), New Haven’s violent crime rate is 236.5 per 100,000 people, which is not that much less than the national rate of 335.17....   [tags: Crime, Criminology, Unemployment, Poverty]

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The And It 's Not Because I Haven

- This week I wanted to focus primarily on the text, and it’s not because I haven’t read any of the other articles yet, rather because there were some really interesting issues covered. I wanted to start with a simple question in the beginning of chapter ten Saxbe, Rodriguez and Margolin talk about how conflict between mother and daughter usually last longer then between mother and son. That made me wonder what the reasons were, and if a conflict between a father and daughter would last the same amount of time as one with mother and son....   [tags: Marriage, Domestic violence, Husband, Family]

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America Is A Safe Haven For Diversity

- Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Freddie Gray. These are just some of the names of black individuals murdered in the past few years as a result of police brutality and racism. Evidently, racism is still prevalent in America today. In an excerpt from Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man, he claims that America is a melting pot of diversity where everyone is treated equally and respectfully. One could argue that racism has become a thing of the past, since slavery was abolished, segregation is illegal and everyone is given the same opportunities, but I would disagree....   [tags: White people, Race, Black people, Race]

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The Virtual World: A Social Haven?

- The Virtual World: A Social Haven. The Beginning of a Virtual World For several decades, video games have been a form of entertainment for people of all races and ages. Video games have evolved from simple console games that plug into your television to massive online multiplayer games. With the expansion of the World Wide Web and computers being in every home, multiplayer online games have dominated the video game culture. Online games are separated by several types of genre ranging from: mass multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPG), strategy, first person shooter (FPS), and multi-user dungeon (MUD)....   [tags: Gaming]

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`` Safe Haven, By Nicholas Sparks

- Nicholas Sparks’ Safe Haven is a very suspenseful novel written from an anti-feminist perspective, in a way that portrays the belief that a woman cannot survive without a man; Sparks uses the main character of the novel, Katie, to be the female of interest in this area. Initially, Katie’s husband, Kevin, is an alcoholic, abusive policeman that she wishes to flee from. Once she finally gets up the courage to leave him, she runs away to a small town, Southport, on the opposite side of the country; since Kevin is employed as a law enforcement official, he has access to exclusive equipment and information and he is able to stalk and find her....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Female, Wife]

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Strategic Planning For Youth Haven

- Strategic planning did nothing but hinder Youth Haven from making more profit, keeping investors happy, and staying on mission. It was not the best management technique for Youth Haven. Since they had a deficit of $20,000, I believe they should not have outsourced to a third-party for a fee. Because of this their funding continued to get increasingly tighter. They still had a deficit and if they can not keep their investors happy, they are going to leave too. Strategic planning should be used as a stepping stool used to evaluate company policy and mission retention....   [tags: Management, Non-profit organization]

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Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

- Safe Haven: the novel The author: Nicholas Sparks Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska and works as author, screenwriter and producer. He is born as the middle of three children. His older brother is called Michael and his younger sister is named Danielle. In 2000 she died from a brain tumour. Later he stated he had based the female protagonist in the novel “A Walk to Remember” on her. During his childhood his family moved a lot, but during his high school years the family Sparks lived in Fair Oaks, California....   [tags: novel, literature, ]

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Safe Haven By Nicholas Sparks

- SAFE HAVEN “One in three women may suffer from abuse and violence in her lifetime” (Nicole Kidman). Abuse has an effect on women that cannot be put into words. It makes women feel lost and ashamed. In their confusion they hide in their abuse without moving forward. In Nicholas Sparks’ novel Safe Haven the author demonstrates the importance of overcoming obstacles when being faced with abuse. Overcoming obstacles is tricky but there are 3 important steps involved, going through hardships, building new relationships, and defeating fears....   [tags: Abuse, Physical abuse, Child abuse, Fear]

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Cinematic Depictions Of Women Haven

- In the US, hyper-sexualized images of women dominate the advertising campaigns of Fortune 500 companies. Cinematic depictions of women haven 't improved since the 1950s. And the pornography industry, now more violent and exploitative than ever, rakes in more cash than Hollywood. Indeed, the notion that men should dominate, humiliate, harass, rape or assault women is constantly reinforced in modern American society and culture. That being said, college campuses are some of the worst offenders. Here, I 'm not just referring to flippant forms of harassment, but also rape, violent assault and murder....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Police]

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Movie Review : Safe Haven

- Each movie or television show out there has characters. These characters are what make each show/movie unique. Throughout my years of watching TV and movies I have developed a taste for the types of characters I enjoy to watch. I have to say that I enjoy a wide variety of characters, but to narrow that down, I like admirable characters as well as a little villainous here and there. In this essay I will compare these two types of characters and why I find each one appealing. I hate to admit it but I am a total sucker for the dramatic, girly, romance films and TV shows....   [tags: Film, Love, Television program, Television]

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Bullying Should Be A Safe Haven For Children

- Every single day there are kids out there that are being disrespected, hit and made fun of countless times a day. Unfortunately sometimes the child getting bullied takes their own life. Who is accountable for this. The person who was harassed and beaten daily, weekly and monthly. Or the person who decided to be the bully. Bullies should be accountable for their actions. There is always an outcome to anything and if the outcome is suicide, depression, and even lack of education in the part of the person being bullied; the bully should be held responsible....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse]

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Noida Extension: An Affordable Haven for Homebuyers

- Noida Extension: An Affordable Haven for Homebuyers Noida Extension, a developed suburb around the National Capital Region (NCR) is one of the most promising and affordable residential destination across India. It is a part of Greater Noida in Gautam Budh Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh. All sectors under Noida Extension, that is, Sector 1 to 4, comes under Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA). This area was planned and conceived to offer housing for millions of middle and upper middle class citizen in the NCR region....   [tags: transport, real, estate, price, companies]

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I Attended The Safe Haven Workshop

- I attended the Safe Haven workshop on October 13th after fighting with my boyfriend the night before.I expected her to talk about mostly females with their significant others. So, I thought it would be interesting to see where my relationship fell on a scale from very healthy to very unhealthy. I had gone through a health class as a freshman and the first week of the course they talked to us about healthy and unhealthy relationships, so I knew I had a pretty good idea already; however, I wanted a refresher just so I could possibly learn how to work things a little easier....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence]

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Nursing Homes are a Haven for the Elderly

- Nursing Homes are a Haven for the Elderly A.) Security 1.)Curfews 2.)Lost faculties (No need to drive) 3.)Away from con-artists B.) Activities 1.)Entertainment/Songs (Brownies example) 2.)Activities/Crafts (Beta Club example) 3.)People of similar age C.)Health Care 1.)Takes stress off of the family 2.)Help with prescriptions and medicine 3.)In case of emergency... The Nursing Home: A Haven for the Elderly Today's nursing homes are excellent environments for our elderly....   [tags: Nursing Homes Personal Care Essays]

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School Should Be Implemented For The Streets Of New Haven

- Over the past few years, a significant number of the kids have been spotted in the streets, and they have been associated with increased crime cases. The school districts in the state of Connecticut have identified quite a number of students wandering around the city’s streets after school. The New Haven streets not only comprise of idle students after school, but also children who have dropped out of school. This paper engages in a comprehensive discussion on the number of children in the streets of New Haven as well as some of the proposed programs meant to keep them off the streets....   [tags: High school, College, The Streets, Crime]

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Water is My Safe Haven

- Water is My Safe Haven Everyone, once in their life, searches for a place or thing to get away and to be by themselves for awhile. When they find this place or thing, it provides them with the comfort, stability, and vitality they may need. It can be a library, the outdoors, a car, the front porch, or even a swimming pool, where they feel the safest, the most comfortable, or feel like all their burdens, all of their worries may be washed away. For me that place is the water; a river, a lake, a beach, a swimming pool, wherever there is water, that’s where I‘ll be....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay]

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Case Study : Safe Haven And The Population Of African Americans

- Identifying Information DeAngelo is a 32-year-old African American male born in Alaska on 4/4/1970 raised in Detroit as a young child. He is 5’11 currently weighing 151 pounds. He currently resides at the Cass Community Social Services Shelter 11850 Woodrow Wilson ST. Detroit MI 48206.; Safe Haven. CCSS Safe Haven is an area known to be plagued by urban poverty of population of African American decent. The dominant population is not significant from the client. DeAngelo states he was in special education; diagnosed with ADHD and when entering into school as a young child the work was difficult....   [tags: Major depressive disorder, Suicide]

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Field Trip To Double Haven and Ap Chau

- In this field trip, I have visited Lai Chi Wo and Ap Chau. In the morning on 8th March, we got on the boat at Ma Liu Shui Pier. The boat entered the area of Double Haven through the Tolo Harbour and North Channel. We arrived at Lai Chi Wo after two-hour boat ride. Lai Chi Wo is in the Double Haven marine park of Hong Kong Global Geopark of China. It is located in the northern New Territories of Hong Kong. The features of this place include Hakka walled village, Fung Shui woodland, Lai Chi Wo Nature Trail, mangrove and wetland....   [tags: Lai Chi Wo, China tourism]

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The University Of New Haven Community Psychology Graduate Program

- The McMillan-Chavis model consists of four elements that are necessary to evaluate a sense of community. They are interdependent and all exist on some level whether positively or negatively. These four elements are membership, influence, integration, and emotional connection. While some of these may be more predominant, they are all contributors to a psychological sense of community. To provide an example of how the McMillan-Chavis model is applied to a community setting that one belongs to, the University of New Haven Community Psychology graduate program will be the community of application....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Applied psychology]

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The Emotional Distress Of A Child 's Safe Haven Abruptly

- On a day meant for happiness turned into an oblivious nightmare. At home with your whole family and then in the midst of everything a catastrophe transpires when fire breaks through a home. In a blink of an eye, your world as collapsed into a million fragments. A few minutes of happiness as turned into sorrow and pain. As adults, we learn over the years how to cope with tragedies that traumatize us. Adults understand the implications of needing to talk to psychologists. When a fire has taken a child’s safe haven abruptly, it can cause numerous effects to not only the child but also their families, friends, teachers, administrators, and community members....   [tags: Feeling, Emotion, Psychology, Want]

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The United States As A Safe Haven For Many Immigrants

- The United States is known as a safe haven for many immigrants. Unfortunately, when people come here illegally they often become prey for employers who take advantage of them. With little understanding of our country’s legal system, language barriers, and desperate financial need, many illegal workers turn to hard labor in the fields where they fall victim to greedy corporations and lawless individuals. The documentary stated, “Over half a million women work in the fields, most of whom are undocumented immigrants”....   [tags: Immigration, Immigration to the United States]

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I Never Been A Safe Haven For Me

- Reading has always been a safe haven for me. Many people read for fun or because they had to for school. I have always read because it helped me escape the reality I lived in. Reading even saved my life. Seventh grade is when my parents divorce really started affecting me. They had gotten divorced before my first birthday and my mom had moved all the way to South Carolina. I never thought of their divorce as an issue before because it had never really affected me too much growing up. I still hated leaving my family and my friends behind to go hundreds of miles away where I knew no one....   [tags: Help me, Help, Feeling, Walk This Way]

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Are Safe-Haven Laws A Good Idea?

- Are Safe-Haven Laws A Good Idea. Debi Faris recently made the sad drive, again, from her home in Yucaipa, California, to the Los Angeles County coroner's office to retrieve the body of a baby boy who had been left by a dumpster. Ms. Faris, her husband, Mark, and others laid baby Jacob (who was named by the police officer who found the child) to rest in the Garden of Angels, a small portion of a local cemetery the Farises established for abandoned infants in 1996. With the help of donations, they bought 44 plots four years ago....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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The Deontological and Utilitarian Perspectives of the Actions Taken by the City of New Haven

- In 2003 the New Haven Fire Department conducted a promotion test for lieutenants and captains. To the dismay of the test takers, the test was really hard and the results of the test seemed to segregate the racial community of the firefighters. When the results were viewed by the Civil Service Board and they realized only one Hispanic and zero African-Americans would gain the promotion spots, they decided not to validate the test results for fear of a law suit from the minorities. Counter to their thoughts the white promotable test takers, who did pass the test and were looked over, sued on the grounds of disparate treatment....   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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The Varying Portrayals of Love in Marley and Me, Safe Haven, and Fireproof

- ... The love that he had for his pet, Marley, was so strong because of what they had went through and how Marley was always protecting and sticking up him when he was younger. However, the dog had to put down and his family was devastated. The last words his owners whispered to his ears were, “Look, I don't know where you're going from here, but you remember this: you’re a great dog, Marley. You are a great dog.” (106:08-106:19). The way the director depicted the last scene was so emotional. The audience and character felt the same pain and grieve....   [tags: pet, emotions, bonds]

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Reckless Acts of Bravery in The Snake Charmer by Jamie James and Safe Haven

- People tend to do or commit acts of craziness in times of distress. However, this maybe due to the realization of how important the situation is, resulting in great, or stupid, acts of courage and bravery. Nonetheless, most of these crazy acts revolve around the love of someone or something. Bravery was revealed all throughout The Snake Charmer and to Joe Slowinski “... to be afraid: It just wasn’t in his nature.” (James 13). Periodically throughout the book, Slowinski experiences scenarios of great stupid, but extreme, bravery....   [tags: crazy, rescue, abuse]

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Letter From Lock Haven 's Physician Assistant ( Pa ) Program

- Dr. Carnicom, As you are aware, I was dismissed from Lock Haven’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program due to my GPA not meeting the minimum requirement of the summer semester, and I was denied the option of returning next summer with decelerated student status. While I accept full responsibility for the shortcoming of my GPA, I feel strongly that I should be granted the opportunity to decelerate next summer. I hope that this appeal sufficiently explains why I merit reconsideration for this option....   [tags: Human anatomy, Anatomy, Physician, Physiology]

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New Haven, Connecticut Providing Residential Services For Adults, Residential And Employment Services

- Benhaven Incorporated is a nonprofit organization with ten locations in greater New Haven, Connecticut providing residential services for school-aged children, residential and employment services for adults, and in-home support to families with disabled children. Benhaven Inc., started Benhaven’s Learning Network (BLN) as a for-profit consulting division in 2002 to provide public schools assistance and training in dealing with their autistic students. In the original business plan, BLN acknowledged incidences of autism in Connecticut children was growing and demand existed for services....   [tags: Management, Board of directors]

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The Debate of Self Censorship

- The Self-Censored School Library: Safe Haven or Barren Philosophical Wasteland. “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them,” posited Ray Bradbury, author of the critically acclaimed Fahrenheit 451 detailing a society wrought with regular book burnings and a complete suppression of ideas. This quote exemplifies the threat that censorship poses to the reading habits of young people, a threat that is ever present in the school library. School media specialists face a challenge in cultivating a collection of materials that will entice young readers who, on average, resist reading....   [tags: Safe Haven, Barren Philosophical Wasteland]

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Free Descriptive Essays: My Room, My Haven

- My Room, My Haven Over the years I have bought and collected all sorts of silly items to decorate my room. There are posters as tall as you stand, several black lights, and a bumping stereo that all give my room its unique style. Although my room is very small, it easily holds all the stuff I need to relax and feel right at home. At night, a total of twelve feet of black light tubing engulfs my room with light. This light includes a tinge of orange which is emitted by one of the black lights....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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The Internet as a Safe Haven

- Nowadays, every news story involving the Internet is related to it being used as a medium for harm. The media shows a story about a teen rising above cyberbullying, but not about a teen who finds the courage to reveal his or her sexuality because of a welcoming online community. In an era where so many possibilities are open for Internet use, it is inevitable that people will use it harmfully. Stalkers, sexual predators, and identity theft are what define the Internet these days because of the degrading coverage of it by the media....   [tags: media, sexual predators, identity theft]

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Facebook: A Haven for Cybercriminals

- Facebook is considered to be a website that allows people to connect with one another without picking up the telephone or texting them. To many this is a harmless website to keep in touch with friends that they were once close with, and have now drifted away from. Or possibly even a family member who lives across the country and plans to come home for the upcoming holidays. But with these harmless connections, Facebook comes with some serious potential dangers that the website does not clearly announce when registering to become a member....   [tags: The Cons of Facebook]

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Cloud Computing is Not Exactly a Safe Haven

- Technology is growing at a “break-neck” pace. In 1965, Intel Corporation Co-founder Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits have doubled annually since their inception. The speed of software and application innovations mirrors the speed of the hardware advances observed by Gordon Moore. A recent technological trend that has emerged out of this swift moving industry is the concept of cloud computing. Cloud computing is allows files and documents to be uploaded onto an online database that is controlled and monitored by a third-party company, while allowing remote access to the uploader of said files....   [tags: technology, dropbox]

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Athletic Handbook for Haven High School

- Table of Contents Welcome Letter Parents’ Role Athletics Athletic Eligibility Athletic Attendance Homework and School Expectations College Planning and Exams Scholarships Athletic Scholarships NCAA Recruiting Rules and Regulations NCAA Requirements and Rules Parental Assistance Welcome Parents From Dear Parents and Guardians, On behalf of the Athletic Department at Havens High School, I welcome you as parents to the 2013-2014 year....   [tags: year, program, athletic, parents]

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English: Poetry Commentary Haven’t I Danced the Big Dance? By Jack Mapanje

- English: Poetry Commentary Haven’t I Danced the Big Dance. By Jack Mapanje The poem ‘Haven’t I danced the big dance?’ by Jack Mapanje concerns the traditional rain dance of a proud tribesman. The modern representation of his dance that he sees today provokes this nostalgic and emotional response. The speaker, a formal tribal rain dancer, is thinking back to the time when he used to dance this traditional dance, and looking at the new generation, dancing only for show, with sadness. The poem is divided into three stanzas, the two first ones being dedicated to the past, when he was a dancer, and the last one to the present....   [tags: English Literature]

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Apple 's Tax Avoidance And Is It Ethical?

- What is Apple’s Tax Avoidance and is it Ethical. Introduction In recent years, multinational companies, such as Apple, have grown incredibly fast. This is especially true in the technology market. With companies being able to sell digital merchandise from anywhere in the world, a company may not have a physical presence in the country of incorporation. These unforeseen issues in tax policy discrepancies have allowed companies such as Apple to avoid taxes legally. Although legal, tax avoidance is not necessarily ethical....   [tags: Tax, Corporation, Tax haven, Taxation]

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Should Tax Be A Tax?

- In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” (Benjamin Franklin). For the first time, I heard this phrase from my high school teacher in economic classes and I thought it just impressive quote from a famous person, but when I study for bachelor degree I truly understand how taxes important to human society. At Thammasat University, tax study broadened my perspectives in each Thailand’s tax type and fostered my strong determination to become a tax practitioner. Studying the Taxation course has changed my life....   [tags: Tax, Progressive tax, Taxation, Tax haven]

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Should Tax Be A Tax?

- “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” (Benjamin Franklin). For the first time, I heard this phrase from my high school teacher in economic classes and I thought it just impressive quote from a famous person, but when I study for bachelor degree I truly understand how taxes important to human society. At Thammasat University, tax study broadened my perspectives in each Thailand’s tax type and fostered my strong determination to become a tax practitioner. Studying the Taxation course has changed my life....   [tags: Tax, Progressive tax, Taxation, Tax haven]

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The World Of Multinational Corporations ( Mncs )

- In the world of multinational corporations (MNCs) whose headquarters are based in the United States, the transfer of intellectual property and profits to tax haven countries has become a common and lucrative business practice. Through the use of foreign holding companies, or so-called “Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC)”, MNCs have been able to generate higher profits while avoiding high U.S. corporate income tax rates on worldwide earnings. Overall, 83 of the 100 largest publicly traded U.S. corporations have subsidiaries in locations listed as tax havens or financial privacy jurisdictions, according to the Government Accountability Office (Hirsch 1)....   [tags: Taxation in the United States, Tax, Corporation]

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The Effects of Tax Havens Can Have on a State

- The phrase “tax haven” usually is associated with the islands of the Caribbean, the Alps of Switzerland, or a developing nation looking to improve its economy by encouraging businesses to come there, a place where the wealthy and multi-national enterprises can hide away their wealth from home states. They are seen as corrupt states, willing to help the already corrupted, but is the full truth. Could it be that tax havens play a key part in the development of not only a state, but the furthering of the international economy as well....   [tags: developing nations, caribbean]

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Jonathan Kozol's Amazing Grace

- Today's world is filled with both great tragedy and abundant joy. In a densely populated metropolis like New York City, on a quick walk down a street you encounter homeless people walking among the most prosperous. Unfortunately, nine times out of ten the prosperous person will trudge straight past the one in need without a second thought. A serious problem arises when this happens continually. The problem worsens when you enter a different neighborhood and the well-to-do are far from sight. Many neighborhoods are inhabited only by the most hopeless of poverty - ridden people while others downtown or across the park do not care, or are glad to be separated from them....   [tags: Jonathan Kozol, Amazing Grace]

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The New Literacy : Stanford Study Finds Richness And Complexity

- Summary of Haven’s Essay: In her essay, “The New Literacy: Stanford Study Finds Richness and Complexity in Students’ Writing,” Cynthia Haven claims that writing, for the modern college student, has changed due to recent technology, specifically the internet. To prove this claim, the author turns to a study that began in 2001 at Stanford. This study’s goal was to analyze the writing habits of college students; however, the results yielded more than just that. The study found that students are writing much more than was expected, and much of what they write is not for a grade....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Student, Essays]

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Social Work As A Profession

- I have chosen social work as a profession because of my passion to help others. I want to make a difference in someone’s life and help them through the problems they are having. Whether the client needs counseling, guidance, or advocacy I want to be the person to help them. My drive for helping others and motivation to change social policies for the better is why I have chosen social work as my future profession. My career goals after completing a Master’s of Social Work degree is working with victims of domestic violence or sexual assault....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Master of Social Work]

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The Most Influential Founding Fathers Of The United States Of America

- Roger Sherman Described by Thomas Jefferson as “a man who never said a foolish thing in his life,” Roger Sherman was one of the wisest, most influential Founding Fathers of the United States of America. Although not receiving formal education, Sherman gained a keen cognition through life experiences and self-education. Having honest intention to help the public, Sherman progressed through political positions; he started as the first mayor of New Haven, and finished his career as a senator for Connecticut....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Truman Show Research Paper

- Greek philosopher Plato’s most famous work, The Republic, commonly known as book VII, presented what came forth as “the allegory of the cave.” Plato wrote “Men live in illusion.” (Plato). “Was anything real?”(Nicol). This is a quote that directly came from The Truman Show, which was published in 1998. Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, is a story that describes how prisoners would mistake appearance for reality. The Truman Show is a movie centered around a reality television show of a man that is living a so called “fake” life....   [tags: film analysis, Plato's Republic]

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French Government: An Oligarchy Rather Than a Polyarchy

- The modern French government is a unique political entity like no other in history. In my research paper I aim to show that while France's system of government appears democratic it is in actuality not. I plan to demonstrate it is more of an oligarchy than a polyarchy, polyarchy being fundamentally necessary for democracy. Drawing on research from conflict theorists I plan to show that France is not truly democratic. I plan to first draw a parallel between research on France as a pluralist state and Robert Dahl's New Haven study by showing that France like New Haven appears to be a pluralist democracy....   [tags: French Government]

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Review of Ordinary Resurrections by Jonathan Kozol

- Review of Ordinary Resurrections by Jonathan Kozol In his book, Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope, Jonathan Kozol pulls back the veil and provides readers with a glimpse of the harsh conditions and unrelenting hope that exists in a community located in the South Bronx called Mott Haven. Mr. Kozol provides his own socially conscious and very informative view of the issues facing the children and educators in this poverty ravaged neighborhood. Just his commentary would paint a very bleak picture of the future....   [tags: Book Reviews Kozol Poverty Resurrections Essays]

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Theories and their Differences: Analysis of Robert Dahl’s Who Governs, and Robert Michels’ Political Parties

- It should be a fare assumption, that most social scientists have an intuitive notion of what constitutes ‘power’. Nonetheless, academia has been unable to formulate a single defining statement for the concept of power, rigorous enough to be used interchangeably when studying various political or social phenomenon. Worse yet, the more attempts are made to define power, the more complex the concept becomes. Although the conceptual definition of power is difficult to pinpoint, its pervasive applicability, and on-going importance to political theorists is certainly not lost, as countless academics define and apply the concept of power in order to add depth to their work....   [tags: Political Science, Philosophers]

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The Impact Of Domestic Environmental Policy On The Environment And Government Regulation

- As Industry mobility increases globally the direct correlation is that the domestic environmental policy diminishes where these multinational corporations are located. The race to the bottom is a socio-economic occurrence used to portray government deregulation of their business environment or assessments maintaining, in fact, the conclusion of hoping to attract or hold the monetary action in their locales that is beneficial for multinational corporations. This phenomenon is an immediate result of globalization and free trade, the occurrence may occur when rivalry increments between geographic territories over a particular sector of trade and production drastically increases....   [tags: Developed country, Developing country, Cyprus]

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How Does The Increase Capital Mobility Affect The Domestic Environmental Policy?

- As industry mobility increases globally the direct correlation is that the domestic environmental policy diminishes where these multinational corporations are located. The race to the bottom is a socioeconomic occurrence used to portray government deregulation of their business environment, maintaining, in fact, the conclusion of hoping to attract multinational corporations. This phenomenon is an immediate result of globalization and free trade that has become heavily predominant over the years, the occurrence may occur when rivalry increments between geographic territories over a particular sector of trade and production drastically increase....   [tags: Developed country, Developing country]

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The Waltz Of Sociability : Intimacy, Dislocation, And Friendship

- In “The Waltz of Sociability: Intimacy, Dislocation, and Friendship in a Quebec High School,” Vered Amit-Talai explores the dynamics of adolescent friendships and the common phenomenon that “fewer people live out their adulthood with their childhood friends” (Amit-Talai, 233). Amit-Talai conducted a study of a group of students at Raven Haven in Quebec where she focused on various aspects that influence friendships. However with increasing mobility, commitment to friendships can be a difficult task as the social relationship is continuously disturbed....   [tags: Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Sociology]

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1873 Model Lever – Action Repeating Winchester Rifle

- I faced a lot of difficulties with this project, considering I have little to no knowledge on any kind of antiques dating before the 1900’s. I decided to go to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History for some inspiration. The museum has a small exhibit called “The Cattle Raisers Museum”, there I photographed an 1873 model lever – action repeating Winchester Rifle. I figured this certain model rifle held some significance, it being in the museum, especially when there are many models of Winchester Rifles and are still used today....   [tags: Product Review ]

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Statement of Educational Goals and Philosophy

- Statement of Educational Goals and Philosophy I have experienced many different aspects of education in my endeavor to raise five children. I found myself involved with Headstart, Vacation Bible School, Reading Hour, and volunteering in my children’s classrooms. The entire process of education fascinates me, and I know that I want to teach and make a true difference in the life of a child. I am ready and willing to make education my priority. My main goal is to teach with enthusiasm and passion....   [tags: My Philosophy of Education]

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The Ideal of a Man, the Ideal of a Woman of the Heian Court Based on the Tale of Genji

- Seen from descriptions in the most prominent literature works in Heian era, such as Ise Monotagari, Kagerō Nikki, Izumi Shikibu Nikki, Makura-no-Shōshi, and Genji Monogatari, gender roles during the period were implicitly or explicitly defined, and I assume, because of this climate, they were considered as major parts of the society, and vice versa. There are many characters appearing in Genji Monogatari. I think each of them is a representation of people whom Murasaki Shikibu had observed around her in her time, and that reviews of those characters are the key to a glimpse into ideal manliness and ideal femininity and manliness in the Heian era....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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The Role of Race in the Development of the Utopian Societies Featured in Toni Morrison’s Paradise

- The Patriarchs of Ruby and Their Ideology of Masculinity Being aware of the oppression and humiliation endured by the Old Fathers followed by the reclamation and revitalization of their identity allows for a certain understanding of the current ideology of Ruby. Founded in 1950, the town is named after one of the community’s women who died because she was refused medical care in a white hospital. Using the woman’s name for the town is meant to memorialize her, however it also acts as a remembrance of the racism that led to her death....   [tags: The Patriarchs of Ruby, Ideology of Masculinty]

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Gendered Home in the Short Stories of Shashi Deshpande

- Home is a geographical space -- a site where we live but it is also ‘an ideal and an imaginary that is imbued with feelings’1 .Somerville(1992) has picked out seven key aspects of being at home: shelter, hearth,(emotional and physical well-being),heart(loving and caring relations), privacy, roots(source of identity and meaning, fullness),abode and paradise(ideal home as distinct from everyday life)2.Down the ages, we have associated ‘home’ as a haven, far away from the hostility and surveillance of the outside world....   [tags: patriarchal cultures, geographical space]

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Domestic Violence And Its Effects On Today 's World

- In today’s world embarrassing in something to help others is extremely common. So many businesses or organizations have a philanthropy or organization that they help out. One business in particular, Alpha Chi Omega, helps and promotes awareness for a cause that is not talked about in society but is becoming a propionate issue. This issue is domestic violence awareness. Although, some may believe that there are bigger issues in the world such as cancer, diabetes, etc., domestic violence has an impact on today’s generation and generations to come....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse, Victim]

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Free Essays - Amazing Grace

- Within the next few pages here I intend to address two issues. First I will try to give a personal review of what I saw this book to hold, and second I will try explain the revelence which this book has to the field of Public Administration. First try to picture children in a slum where the squalor in their homes is just as bad as that which is in the streets. Where prostitution is rampant, thievery a common place and murder and death a daily occurrence. Crack-cocaine and heroin are sold in corner markets, and the dead eyes of men and women wandering about aimlessly in the streets of Mott Haven are all to common., Their bodies riddled with disease, disease which seems to control the neighbor...   [tags: Amazing Grace Essays]

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Colonial America: Settlements, Systems, Heads of Society

- Jamestown: The Virginia Company, a joint stock company, received a charter from King James I in 1606 with the intention of making a settlement in the New World. The charter of the Virginia Company guaranteed the settlers the same rights of Englishmen back in England. On May 24, 1607 105 English settlers, all of them men, landed to settle Jamestown. Jamestown, named in honor of King James I, became the English settlement in the New World. Virginia was founded to offer and expand a market for trade, profit from land sales and give English territorial claims to America....   [tags: US History Definitions]

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

- In Tennessee Williams’ 1947 play, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Stella and Stanley Kowalski live in the heart of poor, urban New Orleans in a one-story flat very different from the prestigious home Stella came from. This prestige is alive and well inside Stella’s lady-like sister, Blanche Du Bois. Over the course of Blanche’s life, she has experienced many tragedies that deeply affected her, such as the death of her gay husband, the downward spiral in her mental health that followed, and most recently the loss of her wealth and therefore social status....   [tags: new orleans, stella, desire]

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Personal Statement : Stress And Self Care

- Stress and Self-Care I will begin to recognize and cultivate my overall stress and self-care in a therapeutic care setting and in my personal life. First and foremost, stress at work is normal, on the other hand, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. It can also, prevent you from functioning to the best of your ability. In some ways, working as an intern has affected me mentally and emotionally. Even though I haven’t started my internship, I know it’s approaching sooner than expected....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, The Camp, Life]

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The (Un)Typical Alien Story: Book Review

- “When that moment comes, and it always comes, if you can’t get up and you can’t give up, either, here’s what you do: crawl” (Yancey 419). The Fifth Wave, written by Rick Yancey, was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in 2013. It is a young adult science fiction book and can be found similar to Ender's Game. In this successful book, one will find a fresh plot, a strong heroine, and strong character development. The 5th Wave follows two main characters, Cassie and Ben, and two supporting characters, Sammy and The Silencer....   [tags: fifth wave, rick yancey, alien attack]

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Personal Experience: A Perfect Christmas Gilft

- Christmas has always been a day full of surprises. Every Christmas there is something special that I look forward to, but one Christmas stands above the rest. This day will forever be in my heart as the best Christmas I have ever had, for good reason too. I received a gift that has become my haven for when times get tough. Ultimately, when I look back to that special Christmas, I realize that humans all around also have a “haven,” a way to escape reality, and my escape from reality is video games....   [tags: play station 1, video games]

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The Internship Program Of Saudi Arabia

- The internship program that I had was a great experience to me. The internship is important for any student to improve his skills in his career. My internship program was a fantastic experience because I worked and visited many agencies and I learned impressive things about their ways to work. There are many things I would like to take them with me to Saudi Arabia and apply them there. In March 2015, I started my internship with New Haven Police Department. The police system in the United States is different from Saudi Arabia....   [tags: Police, United States, Saudi Arabia, Constable]

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Video Games Vs. Federal Prison System

- When I was a kid, my parents would ground me for playing too many video games--they tried to make me go to video game rehab, but I said no, no, no. It didn’t stop me from gaming, because my parents couldn’t catch me button mashing my XBOX controller while they were at work, or on my TI-83 while at school, or playing 2048 in the bathroom. The issue was instead of telling me why I shouldn’t be playing, they went right to punishment. And just as my parents style of punishment over rehab didn’t change my behavior, our State and Federal prison system isn’t keeping XBOX controllers out of inmate 's hands… that’s a metaphor....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Punishment, Penology]

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Do You Need An Ambulance, Sir?

- "Do you need to go to the hospital, sir?" The officer asks as Jeff vomits again. Looking down at his pocket, he realizes the officer could see the gun. Jeff quickly turns away from him. "I need to stay calm and try not make any sudden movements," he thinks, slowly moving his hand down towards the handle. "Keep your hands where I can see them!" The officer yells, reaching for his gun. "I was just getting a Kleenex out of my pocket, officer," he explains, slowly raises his hands out in front of him....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2006 singles, 2005 singles, Boss]

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The Probem of Reverse Discrimination

- Griffin and Low were awarded money in a suit involving racial discrimination, Does reverse discrimination occur in the U.S today. In January 2011, The City of Kansas City, MO lost its second multi-million dollar employment discrimination lawsuit in a one-week period. The former city employees, Jordan Griffin and Coleen Low, were awarded $345,000 and $517,000 respectively by the jury. Griffin, a former Senior Analyst and Commissioner of Revenue, says she was given the nickname “White Chocolate” in the false belief she would favor minority hires....   [tags: Discrimination ]

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Dark Flame by Alison Noel

- Have you ever craved something so strongly. Something that was right at the edge of your fingertips. And no matter what you do, you just can’t grasp hold of it. Dark Flame, a book written by Alyson Noel and published by St. Martin’s Griffin in 2010, is a novel based towards young adults. Dark Flame is the fourth novel in the Immortal Series. This novel is all about hope and trust, which proves just how vigorous love can be. It all started with a spell. A spell that backfires and binds her to her greatest enemy....   [tags: True Love, Literary Analysis, Review]

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Pull Up On The Computer

- pull up on the computer. Dr. Michael Sonenblum, MD, FAAP, a physician at Pediatric Associate stated that too much television, computers, tablets and smarts phones contribute to language delay in young children and will negatively affect their memories. In Sonenblum study, he discovered that the artificial light from the television and computer screen affect the sleep of a child and have a negative effect on their health and learning and could lead to ADHD. Children should be introduced to positive influence if provided the proper age appropriate educational activities and given short times to watch video and on the computers....   [tags: Childhood, Education, Culture, Socialization]

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Persuasive Speech - Original Writing

- “Hey, you awake?” I am, but I’m not. “I’m sorry, I didn’t mean it like that.” What did you mean then. “I’ve been having a hard time and I just wanted you to care.” I do care. “Guess your asleep. Good night, I love you and I’m sorry.” I’m sorry you can’t spell “you’re” correctly, but that’s okay I know what you meant. It’s another Saturday morning to do the same routine. Cling. “Good Morning. :)” Another text from Thomas. “Good morning Thomas” Sent. “How are you, beautful?” Man, he can’t spell. “I just woke up, about to get ready for work....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2009 singles]

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Poverty Between Poverty And Poverty

- Poverty limits several people from health care, insurance, jobs, and income. People who live in poverty with low income are unlikely to find descent jobs because they do not have high school diploma. Children who grow up in poverty usually turn to neighborhood street drugs as an escape from reality to survive, and support their family; they are unlikely to have access to stable hospital that can treat people who are exposed to diseases. Society disrespects these people and treats them unfairly. For example, one of the children says that her mother cannot speak English and the way she is treated at the hospital is terrible....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Poverty]

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Thriller and Suspense Films

- Movie genres of all sorts have evolved as time has passed, but have they all evolved equally. Since the start of the nail biting genre, thrillers have always been a suspenseful, on the edge of your seat type film, and ever since the beginning thrillers have continued to evolve into what they have always been; thrillers. The thriller genre is unlike any other movie genre, with its unique ability to blend with nearly any other genre, thrillers have always have been a successful. Unlike other genres, thrillers have found their way to the top of movie universe....   [tags: Thriller Genre]

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Racial Segregation in New York

- Racial Segregation in New York Currently there are about 600,000 people who live in the South Bronx and about 434,000 who live in Washington Heights and Harlem. This area makes up one of the most racially segregated areas of poor people in the United States. In this book we focus on racially segregated areas of poor people in the United States. In this book we focus on Mott Haven, a place where 48,0000 of the poorest people in the South Bronx live. Two thirds of the people are Hispanic, one-third is black and thirty-five percent are children....   [tags: Papers]

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Star Spangled Banner

- Many people hail “The Star Spangled Banner” as the greatest piece of American music. The audiences of America’s national anthem seem, instinctively, eager to express their respect by embracing the notion to remove their hats and stand up. However, not many people ponder over the question of what “The Star Spangled Banner” truly means. What does it mean. Why does it deserve so much reverence and honor. What exceptional difference allows it to prevail over the masterpieces of prominent composers like Mozart and Beethoven....   [tags: America, National Anthem]

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- The topic of suburbanization is a reality in today's world. Over the years, a number of factors emerge to allow the unstoppable development of a community from a small classic city to a sprawl. Technological advances, immigration, transportation, and communication are some of the changing factors that manipulate our lifestyle and shape the way we live, based on our time, needs, and available resources as a society. You think of how we got where we are today as a society, we came from using trains and carriages to airplanes and automobiles....   [tags: Community Development, Urbanism]

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We Have NOT Done Enough to Respond to the Legacies of Historical Globalization

- From what I have learned so far it appears that contemporary society has responded to the legacies of historical globalization, yet it hasn’t done quite enough to satisfy the concerned and affected. I would have to disagree to this statement, there are still some problems I believe needing to be addressed. Reasoning I have chosen the position of disagree because although contemporary society has responded to legacies of historical globalization, I think we haven’t done enough yet. Although we have definitely moved away from a Eurocentric perspective there are definitely some undertones that remain evident in our everyday society over almost all countries....   [tags: Legacies of Historical Globalization]

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My Writing A Writer As Someone Who Is Capable Of Writing Real Literature

- Journal 1: 8/29 I define a writer as someone who is capable of writing real literature and make it understable for the readers. I would not consider myself a writer. I don 't really do any writing outside of school papers. I only write when it 's necessary because I don 't find much enjoyment in it and i 'm insecure about my writing skills. Strengths I have that are capable of helping my writing capability is my creativity. A weakness of mine is struggling with grammar, I’ve struggled ever since grade school....   [tags: Writing, Writing style, Writing process]

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis Is Becoming Major Part Of International News

- The Syrian refugee crisis has become major part of international news in these past few months. Many countries are strapped of resources and will soon not be able to handle any more refugees. The Syrian people are looking to flee conflict in their country, looking for better opportunities, and better lives for their families. Recently, a letter sent by fourteen senate democrats was sent to President Obama calling for the need of the United States to allow more Syrian refugees into our borders to alleviate pressure from European nations....   [tags: United States, United Kingdom, Canada]

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