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Buddhist Studies Buddhist Studies
This site keeps track of leading information facilities in the fields of Buddhism and Buddhist studies.
this resource in English is indexed under: Religion, Society.
Diamond and Fine Jewelry Virtual Library Diamond and Fine Jewelry Virtual Library
Gemstones and fine jewelry made of precious metals set with diamonds and/or gems. Includes aspects of the diamond and gem trade from education to fashion trends.
this resource in English is indexed under: Earth Science, Society.
Fashion Fashion
Designers – Brands – Underwear – Fashion Accessories – Fashion Weeks – Magazines – Beauty Tips – Fashion TV Shows
this resource in English is indexed under: The Arts, Recreation, Society.
Women’s History Women’s History
The main purposes of this virtual library are to list women’s history institutions and organizations, locate archival and library collections, and
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Official Australian Government information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Official Australian Government information

This site is regularly updated to give you the latest Coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia.

You can access this information in other languages on the SBS website. Visit SBS.

Essential information

Updated: 5:00pm AEDT on Wednesday, 1 April 2020

  • Public gatherings, excluding household members, have been reduced to a maximum of two people. Check State and Territory websites for further enforcement information.
  • Everyone should stay home unless you are: shopping for essentials, receiving medical care, exercising or travelling to work or education. Read more.
  • People aged over 70; aged over 65 with pre-existing conditions, or Indigenous people aged over 50 with pre-existing conditions should stay home wherever possible for their own protection.
  • The Government has announced a $130 billion JobKeeper Payment to keep more Australians in jobs and support businesses affected by the Coronavirus. Read more.
  • Evictions will be put on hold for 6 months
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Red vs. Blue: A history of how we use political colors

Red vs. Blue: A history of how we use political colors

Then, later in the broadcast, the team shows the current map of who’s winning which state. And that, too, is jarring.

The Democrats are blue and the Republicans are … yellow? Why aren’t they red? The answer is: Because the assignation of red-as-Republican, blue-as-Democrat didn’t become the standard until the last election of the third century in which America existed: the election of 2000.

There have been a number of good assessments of how the way in which we depict the two parties has evolved. One of the earliest appeared here in the Post, shortly before the 2004 election. There was one shortly after that in Washington Monthly which is often cited; probably the most thorough is this one, from the Smithsonian.

What’s clear is that, prior to 2000, talking about “red states” and “blue states” wouldn’t necessarily have resulted in any understanding from your audience. In 1992, David Nyhan

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M72 LAW – Wikipedia

M72 LAW – Wikipedia

The M72 LAW (Light Anti-Tank Weapon, also referred to as the Light Anti-Armor Weapon or LAW as well as LAWS: Light Anti-Armor Weapons System) is a portable one-shot 66-mm unguided anti-tank weapon. The solid rocket propulsion unit was developed in the newly formed Rohm and Haas research laboratory at Redstone Arsenal in 1959,[5] then the full system was designed by Paul V. Choate, Charles B. Weeks, Frank A. Spinale, et al. at the Hesse-Eastern Division of Norris Thermadore. American production of the weapon began by Hesse-Eastern in 1963, and was terminated by 1983; currently it is produced by Nammo Raufoss AS in Norway and their subsidiary Nammo Talley, Inc. in Arizona.[6]

In early 1963, the M72 LAW was adopted by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps as their primary individual infantry anti-tank weapon, replacing the M31 HEAT rifle grenade and the M20A1 “Super Bazooka”

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The Politic – Wikipedia

The Politic – Wikipedia

The Yale Political Journal‘s first issue, published in February 1947.

The Politic: The Yale College Journal of Politics is a monthly Yale University student publication that traces its roots to 1947, when the Yale Political Journal: A Magazine of Student Opinion was founded. The magazine was revived in 1979 as the Yale Political Monthly by future political commentator and historian Robert Kagan, and known alternately as Yale Political Magazine for the following twenty years.[1] In addition to Kagan, past Editors-in-Chief include author and CNN host Fareed Zakaria and Foreign Affairs Editor-in-Chief Gideon Rose.[2]

History[edit]

In 1947, a group of undergraduate students started the Yale Political Journal: A Magazine of Student Opinion, or the Journal for short. In their first issue, the founding editors wrote:

“We have coined as our by-line, ‘a magazine of student opinion’ presupposing that student opinion is worthy of separation

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Government Grants – GovernmentGrants.com

Government Grants – GovernmentGrants.com

In today’s economy, it is quite normal to feel overwhelming stress when it comes to financial matters. This is especially true for individuals and organizations who would like to embark on projects from which not only they could benefit, but which also can be beneficial to society. It’s important that you understand that there is help out there. As a matter of fact, it is in the government’s best interest to fund people and groups that wish to grow financially, thereby strengthening the economy and their individual communities. If you are interested in benefiting from money that the government has set aside from people who wish to better their nation, you will want to research government grants.

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What Are Government Grants?

In today’s economy, it is quite normal to feel overwhelming stress when it comes to financial matters. This is especially true for individuals and organizations who would like

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Office of Open Government

Office of Open Government

The Office of Open Government is charged with providing both the Executive Office of the Governor and each of Florida’s agencies with guidance and tools to serve Florida with integrity and transparency.

On January 8, 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 19-11 re-establishing the Governor’s Office of Open Government. The order states, in part:

The Governor’s Office of Open Government, in coordination with the General Counsel, will (1) facilitate Floridians’ right to access the public records of the Executive Office of the Governor; (2) establish and maintain a website providing information on readily requesting public records; and (3) provide routine training for employees within the Executive Office of the Governor regarding Florida’s public records and sunshine laws.

 

Request a Public Record

The Governor’s Office of Open Government processes requests for records within the custodianship of the Executive Office of the Governor. To request records from another state agency, please

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Freedmen and Southern Society Project

Freedmen and Southern Society Project


No event in American
history matches the drama of emancipation.
More than a century later, it continues to stir the
deepest
emotions, and properly so. In the United States, emancipation
accompanied the defeat of the world’s most powerful slaveholding
class and freed a larger number of slaves than did the end of slavery in all
other New World societies combined. Clothed in the
rhetoric of biblical prophecy and national destiny and born of a
bloody civil war, it accomplished a profound social revolution.

The Freedmen and Southern Society Project was established in 1976 to capture the essence of that revolution by depicting the drama
of emancipation in the words of the participants: liberated
slaves and defeated slaveholders, soldiers and civilians, common
folk and the elite, Northerners and Southerners.


Drawing upon the rich resources of the
National Archives
of the United States
, the project’s

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National Association of Government Contractors (NAGC)

National Association of Government Contractors (NAGC)

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Marquette Law School Poll | A Comprehensive Look at the Wisconsin Vote

Marquette Law School Poll | A Comprehensive Look at the Wisconsin Vote

MILWAUKEE — A new Marquette University Law School poll of Wisconsin registered voters finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders leads in the Democratic primary with support from 29 percent of those saying they will take part in the April 7 voting. Of the six Marquette polls conducted since August 2019, this is the first in which Sanders has held the top spot.

Mayor
Mike Bloomberg is supported by 17 percent, and Vice President Joe Biden is the
first choice of 15 percent. Mayor Pete Buttigieg is at 13 percent, Sen. Amy
Klobuchar is at 11 percent, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is at 9 percent.

In
January, Sanders was the choice of 19 percent, Bloomberg held 6 percent and
Biden held first place with 23 percent.

The complete results for first and second choices in the Democratic primary are shown in Table 1.

Table 1: First and second choice in the Democratic primary (among Democratic primary voters)

Table 2 shows how support for each candidate has

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