Month: March 2020

Politic Nation – Home of the Bias Meter

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Government Speech | Wex | US Law

Although the First Amendment’s Free Speech Clause limits government regulation of private speech, it does not restrict the government when the government speaks for itself. For example, if the government allows private groups to hold rallies in a public park, it may not exclude a white supremacist rally solely because it disagrees with the rally’s message. See Forums. The city is not, however, required to include the white supremacists’ message when it holds diversity programs

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The William Morris Society U.S.

Founded in New York in 1971 as an affiliate of the UK William Morris Society, the William Morris Society in the United States strives to publicize the life and work of William Morris and his associates. We coordinate our activities with our fellow Morris Societies in the UK and Canada, and distribute UK and US Newsletters and a biannual Journal of William Morris Studies.

Conferences:

Re-evaluating the Pre-Raphaelites (MLA 2020)

The William Morris Society will sponsor

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US Case Law, Court Opinions & Decisions :: Justia

In the United States, courts exist on both the federal and state levels.

The United States Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States. Lower courts on the federal level include the US Courts of Appeals, US District Courts, the US Court of Claims, and the US Court of International Trade and US Bankruptcy Courts. Federal courts hear cases involving matters related to the United States Constitution, other federal laws and regulations, and

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Politics at Reading | News, events and thoughts from Politics and International Relations at Reading

The 56th United Nations Graduate Study Programme, at UN Headquarters in Geneva. From more than 1000 applications from several universities in 193 countries, 52 participants from 45 countries were selected to attend the Programme in July 2018. One of these was University of Reading MA International Security Studies student Mustafa Aryan.

For two weeks, Mustafa studied with amazing people from organisations around the world and he has shared his report with us. Continue reading

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Opinion | China’s Power Politics

While Mr. Zhou is Mr. Xi’s biggest and most recent target, just a month earlier, on June 30, Gen. Xu Caihou, formerly the most powerful figure in the People’s Liberation Army, was handed over to prosecutors to face charges of corruption. Only now, with both men officially destroyed, can Mr. Xi safely say that he is in control of a system where power still flows from the barrel of a gun.

General Xu will probably

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The British Fantasy Society | Welcome to The British Fantasy Society

The British Fantasy Society | Welcome to The British Fantasy Society

Short Story Competition 2020

March 12, 2020

The BFS Short Story Competition 2020 will open on 01/04/2020. Anyone can enter, regardless of how many times they have been previously published. The competition is open to […]

Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole. Review.

March 20, 2020

Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole Angry Robot, pb, £9.99 Reviewed by Sarah Deeming America and China are in conflict
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War | Politics and War Wiki

War is a game mechanic in which two nations’ militaries are pitted against each other. As nation leader, you have control over your nation’s military, and must decide what units to build, what battles to execute, and what your overall war strategy is. This manual

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About Our Government | Congressman Mike Doyle

 

Government in the United States consists of three separate levels: the federal government, the state governments, and local governments. The Constitution, the fundamental legal authority for government in the United States, gives the federal government the power to undertake certain tasks – and assigns all other powers to the state governments. State governments each establish the local governments within their territory and delegate certain powers to them.

Each level of government is divided into three

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Ten Best Government Intranets

Compared to the private sector, the public sector faces unique usability challenges. At our usability conferences, for example, participants often ask why government agencies should even care about usability. After all, private companies are typically compelled by the realities of profit making; they embrace usability to increase their customer-conversion rates and improve their marketing. Government entities, however, don’t have such profit-oriented motivations.

So why should government agencies care about usability? The answer is that usability’s

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Politics & Public Administration – Politics & Public Administration

Welcome to the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University!  I am delighted you are interested in the Department, our programs, students, faculty and activities.  I am very fortunate to be the Chair of the Department – a position which is centrally about facilitating student, faculty and program success. I am excited about our past successes and our future contributions to understanding the relationship between local through to global events and phenomena, and

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California Political Review

Crime in Los Angeles fell sharply in March as the city imposed strict new rules on residents and businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Violent offenses in the city dropped 14% and property crime declined 12% through March 25 compared with the same period last year, according to figures from the Los Angeles […]

As the

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What Has Government Done to Our Money?

When this gem first appeared in 1963, it took the form of a small paperback designed for mass distribution.

Innumerable economists, investors, commentators, and authors have learned from this book through the decades. After fifty years, it remains the best book in print on the topic, a real manifesto of sound money.

Rothbard boils down the Austrian theory to its essentials. The book also made huge theoretical advances. Rothbard was the first to prove that

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Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society

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Homepage – Go Government

Welcome to Go Government, where federal careers begin.

No matter your experience level, if you are curious about obtaining work in the government, you’re in the right place. This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. We’ll help you research federal agencies and government careers as well as provide practical tips for completing your application. Keep in mind that we do not post job announcements or accept

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Presidential Memorandum — Managing Government Records

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

SUBJECT:  Managing Government Records

Section 1Purpose.  This memorandum begins an executive branch wide effort to reform records management policies and practices.  Improving records management will improve performance and promote openness and accountability by better documenting agency actions and decisions.  Records transferred to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) provide the prism through which future generations will understand and learn from our actions

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7 Powerful Habits To Win In Office Politics

Office politics – a taboo word for some people. It’s a pervasive thing at the workplace.

In its simplest form, workplace politics is simply about the differences between people at work; differences in opinions, conflicts of interests are often manifested as office politics. It all goes down to human communications and relationships.

There is no need to be afraid of office politics. Top performers are those who have mastered the art of winning in office

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Government Center Plaza Boston, also known as City Hall Plaza

Home > Strange Boston

In the late 1950s, fifty-six acres of downtown Boston were demolished in an
urban renewal project. Many old granite and brick buildings were torn
down and replaced with the John F. Kennedy Towers, Center Plaza, and
the new Boston City Hall. Adams Square and
Scollay Square were completely
eliminated. Scollay Square had evolved into a burlesque area, which helped justify flattening the entire square.

The architectural theme of Government Center was

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How the American government is trying to control what you think

These are just some recent examples of the executive branch using our tax dollars to shape our opinions. Unlike the National Security Agency’s personal data collection or the overuse of “secret” stamps to withhold information, this government-produced propaganda receives almost no attention. But that doesn’t mean this “third dimension” of government information is not a problem. America becomes less democratic when the $3 trillion executive branch uses its resources to tilt the debate in its

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