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The Future Lifestyle Of A Former Player

- ... It does take certain type of human being to play this game at a high level, as Coach John Baggerly explains, to successfully be a player at a high level “takes mental toughness and fortitude that most people do not have and are not willing to work towards.” Football is a combination of grace and power while incorporating three hundred pound men and those that have the ability to jump over a car. Football, as a sport, is capable of bringing together players from all different places and backgrounds, white collar with blue collar, the gay with the straight, the religious with the non-believers, the rich with the poor, but once the game starts it doesn’t really matter....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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The Karma of a Former President

- Good governance, a bright future, and a prosperous country were what everyone had hoped when Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, stepped up to fulfill her role as the president of the Philippines. The country was then in a disarray, with people protesting against the corruption of former president Estrada. Yet with the passing of time, worse had just befallen our country, crisis against crisis, debts piled high up beyond our country’s reach, accusations of corruptions and manipulations, this happened simply because of the abuse of power of one small woman, we once called our leader....   [tags: Political Science]

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The Oral Histories Of Former Slaves

- Life for slaves was tremendously difficult, consisting of long hours, strenuous work, and dealing with harsh masters. Some slaves recorded their experiences in writing, which allows us to get a glimpse into their experiences. The oral histories of former slaves, Henry Bibb, Solomon Northup, and Harriot Jacobs, differ compared to narratives of 1930’s slave narratives. Bibb, Solomon, and Jacob’s narratives were all written in the mid 1800’s so there is a large gap of time between when the narratives were published in which the Civil War took place....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery]

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The Genocide Of The Former Yugoslavia

- ... NATO then launched OPERATION DELIBERATE FORCE which was an overwhelming bombing campaign which played a major role in ending the war. Protecting Liberties and Rights The UN has successfully established standards through the creation of the convention itself as well as the tool of universal jurisdiction to aid in prosecution. The UN deploys its peacekeeping forces in areas of conflict in an effort maintain order and prevent violations of the CPPCG. Their success in resolving disputes can be measured by the numerous successful convictions they have achieved....   [tags: Human rights, United Nations]

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Is Former Criminals Be Around Us?

- When we think about former criminals being around us we cannot feel anything but insecure and threatened. Having to spend eight hours in a working environment while being aware of the possibility that these people could fall back into their criminal behavior is not appealing for anyone. However dismissing that these people are human beings who have paid for their wrongs, and ignoring their needs at the expense of someone’s insecurity and feelings constitutes a social injustice. Being aware of the controversy of my argument, and also being aware that many would not agree with it, I can only aspire for the reader to peruse the essay neutrally and without any bias....   [tags: Criminal law, Crime, Employment, Criminal justice]

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Former Food Pyramid ( 1 )

- ... Certain meats do have a lot of solid fats. Therefore, the base of meats shows just the average. The moderation paragraph can be confusing because fruits have sugar in them, therefore the base could be smaller and the top narrower. Malaria morality (3) 1. The message is clear that Sub-Saharan Africa has more malaria deaths then the rest of the world. This is a well-known fact, therefore the graph does not have to say much in words. 2. The bar chart is the correct visual. The paired group bar chart could be better represented if the lines were next to each other rather than one being behind the other....   [tags: Chart, Bar chart, Color, Pie chart]

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Former USSR States in Protest

- The former USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) states have faced many challenges since they split from the union in 1991. Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Kyrgyzstan are three of the most underdeveloped countries in the world. The governments are all democratic; however, according to Freedom House these states are not recognized as free by the international community. They are seen as partly free or not free states based on their differences in government through civil liberties, political rights, laws, economies, regulations, infrastructures, and other factors....   [tags: Geopolitics]

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Employment For Former Prisoners

- Former prisoners face larger barriers because US current policies are preventing or decreasing their chance of obtaining certain jobs that will dominate the market in the next twenty years. “According to the U.S. Department of Justice, nearly every person in jail, and 95 percent of state prison inmates, will someday be released; however, about 68% may return to prison” (goodwill). Former incarcerated individuals are often ineligible to obtain any financial assistance that will allow them to enroll in post-secondary institutions, which is required by many high demand industries....   [tags: Transitional Jobs]

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Slobodan Milosevic and Genocide in the Former Yugoslavia

- In the late 1980s through the 1990s, the republics of the former Yugoslavia experienced serious ethnic tensions, escalating into all-out war which resulted in some of the worst war crimes committed in Europe since World War II. In 1993, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia was formed with the goal of punishing perpetrators who carried out acts of genocide and crimes against humanity in the wars in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and to prevent any such atrocities from ever occurring again....   [tags: International Crime]

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The Issues Facing The Former Soviet Union

- The concepts of liberalism and neoliberalism are of importance when considering any type of international relations, especially a crisis of such magnitude as the conflict in Ukraine. The purpose of this paper will be to consider the current issues facing the former Soviet Union by first discussing theories of liberalism and neoliberalism, and then examining the history of the region, its leadership, and the events that have contributed to the current state of unrest to understand how the concepts of liberalism and neoliberalism have contributed to the rising conflict....   [tags: Russia, Soviet Union, Human rights, Russians]

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What Happens to Former Child Soldiers?

- ... These children struggle to connect to their peers after the experiences in the war effort. They are labeled as outcasts and often spend a majority of their time alone and secluded. One of the main priorities for people trying to help reintegrate children is to find them jobs so that they can begin to be involved in something other than themselves, earn money, and socialize with others. Many soldiers struggle with this because many become apathetic and lose the work ethic and motivation required for the workplace....   [tags: ptsd, reintegration, rehabilitation]

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Building Renovation of Former Industrial Land

- Building Renovation of Former Industrial Land The exodus of industry from urban city areas and suburbanization create swaths of empty syntax in city urban texture. Moreover, minimum wage, part-time labor jobs will rise in the future due to the loss of full-time jobs (Ghirardo, 1996, p.208). To accompany this increasing demand for labor in downtown, these former industrial lands need to be renovated for reuse. While most corporations moved out to suburban or semi-rural areas, often called office parks, cities have begun to entice corporations back into the city center through the use of tax and financing incentives....   [tags: future city development]

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Former CEO of Google: Eric Schmidt

- Former CEO of Google: Eric Schmidt Google is a well-known free net-search service that millions of people use around the world every day. Every time we don’t know the answer to something right away we take out our smart phones from our pockets and google it. The possibility to be able to google in a search engine is all to co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Google was created in September 1998. The website can be used in 120 different language and more. It has 97% revenue in advertisement, making almost all of its profit on advertisement....   [tags: company, education, technology]

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Former Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau

- In the last couple of years, there have been a few high-profile corruption investigations and prosecutions in Singapore. Former Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) Assistant Director Edwin Yeo Seow Hiong misappropriated funds issued to the branch he headed within the bureau to fuel his gambling habit. For 15 years, Edwin served the bureau, eventually becoming the Head of Field Research and Technical Support. He made 372 trips to the casinos over two-and-a-half years, losing at least S$478,583 at Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands between April 2010 and September 2012....   [tags: Political corruption, Corruption, Singapore]

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The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

- The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia   On May 25, 1993, U.N. Security Council Resolution 827 established an international tribunal charged with prosecuting violations of international law arising from the armed conflicts in the former Yugoslavia. Not since the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, following World War II has an international court tried individuals accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. The International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTFY), which was established at The Hague, Netherlands, is widely seen as an important step toward the deterrence of crimes, the establishment of the firm rule of international law, and the promotion of world...   [tags: Yugoslavia Tribunals War Crimes Essays]

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Corruption in Former Soviet Countries

- Corruption in Former Soviet Countries Administrative corruption and state capture generally occur as the result of inadequate institutional structures and policies that do not support competition and free trade. Predictably, these inefficiencies have been especially prevalent in the transition process from a socialist to a market economy. Consequently, combating corruption has become a major factor in the debate over optimal reform strategies. Numerous theorists have suggested shock therapy as the optimal method to minimize corruption, but empirical evidence shows mixed results throughout transition economies....   [tags: Essays on Corruption]

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Bernie Sanders, The Former Senator Of The State Of Vermont

- Bernie Sanders is the former senator of the state of Vermont and is currently running to be the democratic representative in the 2016 Presidential Election. Bernie Sanders has stated that he is a socialist democrat but it is unclear whether he is either a socialist or a liberal. His statement is unclear because on some topics he takes on more liberal view than a socialist view. Bernie Sanders is known for being a strong believer of the government helping out the economy more and having the wealthy pay more taxes....   [tags: United States, Iraq War, Wage, Minimum wage]

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The Culture Set By Former Ceo Jim Carpenter

- Question #1: Describe the culture set by former CEO Jim Carpenter. Would you describe it as a constructive corporate culture, or non-constructive. Why. Answer: The culture set by former CEO Jim Carpenter was to treat his employees like family. Carpenter knew his employees by name and took a general care on how they were. It wasn 't uncommon for him to make visits to his employees homes when they were sick. He felt it was important to do special things for his employees such as holiday parties. He believed in treating his employees right so they felt a sense of loyalty to the company they worked for....   [tags: Need, Want, Change, Management]

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Branded : Should Former Offenders ' Voting Rights Be Restored?

- Branded: Should Ex-offenders’ voting rights be restored. Buddhist philosopher and educator, Daisaku Ikeda, remarked that mistakes will always be made, for as long as there are humans. In this regard, no individual or group can be excluded from committing a fault or considered unredeemable for a wrong deed due to the fact that it is human nature. Murder, robbery, rape, and drug-dealing are all crimes punishable by law and result in the loss of freedom. However, once an ex-offender has completed their sentence and must re-integrate into society, the inevitable hardship of being rejected and branded for a fault committed in the past is overwhelming....   [tags: United States, Democracy, Law, Voting]

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No Satisfaction for Former Army General, Mr. David Petraeus

- Could you serve your country for thirty seven years, be a decorated four star general, be married for thirty eight years and have two healthy successful children, be veered as one of the most influential military leaders The United States ever had, and still not be satisfied with what you have. Mr. David Petraeus, former Commander, International Security Assistance Force/United States Forces-Afghanistan was a visionary leader in the Army and Central Intelligence Agency, however his ethics were flawed when he chose to have a marital affair....   [tags: military, ethical, affair]

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Jewelry Wholesale, Llc And Former Employee Jennifer Lawson

- ... As well as, victims of crimes, Military Service, and Jury Duty. b. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states, individuals are protected against discrimination on bases of sex, religion, race, color, and national origin. It applies to employers with 15 or more employees. It prohibits employees to be terminated based an assumption of their abilities and/or performance. Recruiting, hiring and promotions, transfers, performance measures, job training, discipline and discharge, wages, benefits, or any privilege of employment are unlawful or discriminate against....   [tags: Employment, Termination of employment]

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My Experience At My Former Rotc Sergeant

- Doing this interview really impacted me, at first I was a little scared of interviewing someone because I sometimes can be a little shy. I wasn’t sure of who to interview and then I thought of my former JROTC sergeant. While interviewing Sergeant Prudhomme I became aware of how great it is to learn new things from people who share their experience in historical events. Before this interview I thought it was a lot harder for scholars to collect information and conduct interviews to create historical studies....   [tags: United States, World War II, United States Army]

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Afghanistan's Former King

- defeated, with a U.S. official saying all sides favored giving Afghanistan (news - web sites)'s former king a role as a unifying figure. Delegations representing the northern alliance, exiles backing the ex-king and two smaller exile groups all pledged to seek a power-sharing formula as they began talks under strong international pressure to end more than two decades of war. While the Afghans are meeting, the United States, Russia and neighbors such as Pakistan and Iran are exerting heavy influence from the corridors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Disarmament of Paramilitary Groups in the Former Yugoslavia

- Disarmament of Paramilitary Groups in the Former Yugoslavia The Committee on Disarmament and International Security has taken upon the task of disarming paramilitary groups in Yugoslavia. It is important that we examine states' policies toward disarmament and prevention of the proliferation of light weapons. While states generally support active and forceful disarmament of paramilitary groups, it is important to note that some nations have a stronger commitment to the containment of the small arms....   [tags: Political Science]

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Frederik Douglas: Story of a Former Slave

- Fredrick Douglass was a former slave, talented writer and outspoken abolitionist. Douglass was a slave from Tuckahoe, Maryland who fled to New York and than later on to Massachusetts. He was born into slavery and was officially sent to a plantation to work at the age of seven. Prior to working in the fields he, as well as other slave children, was raised by an older woman. This was commonplace for the slave families, according to Douglass, "it's a common custom to part children from their mothers at a very early age....   [tags: abolition movement essays]

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Sexual Intimacies Between Psychologists and Their Former Clients: An Article Review

- The purpose of this article “was to add qualitative data to the sparsely researched issue of psychotherapists’ sexual contact with adult patients begun after the termination of treatment” (Shavit & Bucky, 2004, p. 231). This was completed via semi-structured interviews, which helped the authors analyze the opinions of psychologists regarding this topic. This study aimed to answer the following questions in regards to sexual contact between therapists and their previous clients: 1.) was sexual involvement with former patients viewed as ethical?, 2.) did sexual involvement with former patients potentially harm the patient?, 3.) was there a professional responsibility to be upheld by the...   [tags: psychotherapy, ethics, profesionalism]

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Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Sponsored By The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

- ... The key messages the campaign uses are that smoking causes immediate damage to your body, which can lead to long-term health problems and for every person who dies of smoking, at least 30 people live with a serious smoking-related illness (Campaign, 2015). The last message is that now is the time to quit and help is available for free though the CDC (campaign, 2015). So far the campaign has motivated 1.64 million smokers to make a quit attempt. About 100,000 smokers are expected to remain as quitters for good....   [tags: Smoking, Passive smoking, Tobacco, Lung cancer]

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Former Attorniey General, Ramesh Maharaj's Attempt to Exonerate His Brother

- Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj is expected meet with his brother Krishna Maharaj’s lawyers in Miami as new evidence given by a former Columbian drug lord may exonerate his double murder conviction. Krishna, 74, spent 27 years on death row in a Florida prison after he was convicted of murdering his Jamaican business partner 53-year-old Derrick Moo Young and his 23-year-old son Duane at the Miami Dupont Plaza Hotel on October 16, 1968. In his final appeal next month, his lawyers plan to present a sworn statement from El Asistente , a henchman of deceased notorious drug lord Pablo Escabar’s Medellin Cartel....   [tags: drug lord, murder, prison]

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Post First World War Revolutions in Germany and the Former Habsburg Empire

- The causes for revolutions in both Germany and the former Habsburg lands bear similarities at the core, yet an array of differences set them apart. In both cases revolutions would not have taken place during the years of 1918-1923, if not for the First World War. Mass discontent on the home front served as an overarching instigator; nevertheless, the similarities stop at the First World War being the primary catalyst for home front discontent and the differences begin with the specific reasons for discontent....   [tags: comparative analysis, European history]

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Biography Of Ronald Williams Stood At The Front Door Of A Former Girlfriend

- Ronald Williams stood at the front door of a former girlfriend. He cannot believe she had forgiven him over a bad break up these past five years. The girl had taken the highschool breakup hard, and she was soon homeschooled. He had never seen or heard from her, until now. Ron had never went to college. The twenty year-old took over his father’s car dealership. He had a comfy life and a steady relationship with a beautiful woman. His life was perfect, and now a former girlfriend wanted to mend her ways....   [tags: Girl, Female]

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Tips From Former Smokers : The Center For Disease Control And Prevention

- ... It is evident that this collection of advertisements is having an impact, as there was a decrease of over 9 billion cigarettes sold between 2013 and 2014 (“Campaign Overview”). This would normally mean that the campaign would lose a great amount of federal funding, but to accommodate for the loss of these tax dollars, the campaign promotes its followers to switch to e-cigarettes, whose sales have and continue to increase since then. With the banning of cigarette smoking in restaurants, this has also sparked social movements to push for them to be banned in bars and casinos....   [tags: Tobacco, Nicotine, Cigarette, Smoking]

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Building A Corporate Structure Of Cincinnati And Cleveland, By Three Former Coffee Hut Associates

- GC3 Headquarters GC3 was established with the purchase of 14 Coffee Hut stores in Columbus, OH, by three former Coffee Hut associates. Over the next few years, GC3 expanded into Cincinnati and Cleveland, but has kept Columbus as their regional headquarters. Moving forward, GC3 grew with the purchase of Great Scoops and DaDeli. Due to this extreme growth, and need for centralized decision making, most of GC3 staff will reside at the company’s headquarters, aside from store managers and administrative staff....   [tags: Human resources, Human resource management]

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The Nixon Administration And The Watergate Stained Former Attorney General John N. Mitchell

- SWAT teams no longer even have to deal with the inconvenience of identifying themselves when they burst into a home. “No knock” warrants allow law enforcement officers to break into someone’s home without knocking on the door to identify themselves, rather than waiting to see if the suspects will peacefully allow the search. It should be no surprise that “no knock” raids were a product of the Nixon administration, in particular the Watergate stained former Attorney General John N. Mitchell. However, Mitchell preferred the term “quick entry” warrants for obvious public relations reasons....   [tags: Police, Constable, SWAT, Criminal justice]

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Current Habilitation Therapy Technician ( Htt ) And Former Direct Support Professional

- As a current habilitation therapy technician (HTT) and former direct support professional in the field of Human Services, I have provided the intermediate care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities for approximately five years. Every night, I leave work with a smile on my face, knowing I have helped someone to become more independent. However, each day people remind me that it takes someone with a big heart to do the job I am doing and they stress how hard it must be for me. Others simply compliment what a good job we are doing and thank us for our continued support to the community and the people we support....   [tags: Disability, Developmental disability, Individual]

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The Company : Dr. Ken Couch, Former President Of Smith Drug Company

- ... The notion that Wallace is supporting here focuses on giving employees a holistic experience at their job, instead of simply focusing on one aspect at all times. During the expanse of a staff member’s employment they should be allowed the liberty to ponder various ideas, solutions, and subjects. Furthermore, when the top tier of a firm endorses growth of an individual it encourages people to push the boundaries of their knowledge to stand out as team members, rather than just being employees of a company....   [tags: Individualism, Individual, Individual rights]

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Anorexia Nervosa in Stick Figure A Diary of My Former Self

- The book Stick Figure A Diary Of My Former Self is a personal journal written by Lori Gottlieb when she was 11 years old suffering from anorexia nervosa. “Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about their weight and the food they eat.” ( Most eating disorders are physiological due to friends and family, stress, and the social media. Anorexia nervosa, like all other eating disorders, is extremely dangerous and unhealthy for the human body to endure. Although eating disorders are destructive to one's life, is there explainable reasoning behind why a person may have one....   [tags: eating disorder, Lori Gottlieb, health, weight]

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Equiano 's Narrative Of Servitude From A Former Captive Himself

- The Olaundah Equiano narrative is a view of servitude from a former captive himself. He begins his story in Africa from the land of Esska, his native homeland. He describes his tribe and all the many traditions they practiced as a way of living. Equiano was not originally born into servitude but a free male, son of a chief. Equiano’s life in Africa was common among the many members of his tribe. He was strongly attached to his mother and clenched to her as much as possible. His father obtained many slaves himself, but treated them like an equal part of the family....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, Africa]

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The Blame Game: The Usage of Race in the Politics of Guyana as the Cover up for Development Delay in Guyana

- Racial and ethnic conflict play a essential role in the politics of Guyana. Since the split of the PNC and PPP in the late 1950s, maybe not with the intent of Cheddi Jagan , but with President Forbes both leaders caused Guyana to split between races and ethnicity. This conflict still exists today in Guyana. Cultural pluralism is to blame for these split, but it is not the reason for development delay in Guyana. When you compare both political parties they are similar except race. Most of the party members are scholars, doctors, lawyers and other high esteemed professional people who can contribute to Guyana’s economy very well but choose not to....   [tags: former British countries]

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The Delay of Development in Guyana and Getting Rid of Class Association

- As mentioned in the first chapter , Guyana’s development is extremely important. As of right now Guyana is the only former British country that has not reached its full potential. The constrains on development in Guyana is based on geography, infrastructure and international markets. All of these constraints mentioned are very true but how do we get rid of class association. Well , we cannot get rid of class association but we can try to get rid of the affluent mind frame that comes along with class association....   [tags: former British countries]

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Peter Loscher and the Siemens Corporation

- ... Former CEO as of July 2013 Siemens Peter Lӧscher is a man made up of unique qualities that give him a firm place as a leader in the world today. Qualities like Intelligence, Knowledge & Expertise, Self-confidence, Integrity, and Maturity (In accordance with the traits and personal characteristics chart on page 324) are traits he would be high on. These leadership traits has had earned him many top executive positions. When it comes to the knowledge and expertise that Lӧscher has displayed, I’m sure that it can be seen in some of his achievements....   [tags: former CEO's, transformational leaddership]

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The National Football League

- The National Football League (NFL) has come under fire for the long-lasting medical consequences of players’ game-related head injuries. The question that arises is; is the NFL to blame for the deaths of former players such as Junior Seau, Jovan Belcher, Ray Easterling, and/or O.J. Murdock. The medical and scientific factors in addition to legal liabilities in regards to brain injuries will be outlined in this paper. Brain injuries can play a major role in football. Reoccurring concussions also occur due to these brain injuries, and cause these athletes permanent damage....   [tags: deaths, former players]

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The Autobiography Of An Former Coloured Man By James Weldon Johnson

- James Weldon Johnson 's book, The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, describes the journey throughout the early and midlife of a man who bore both Negro and white blood.  He 's ethnicity wise African American but is able to "pass" in American Society as white due to his fair skin.  This book examines the question of race and provides insight on what it really meant to fake an identity as a man in a culture that recognized nothing but color. In The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, the protagonist, who is also the narrator, is never named....   [tags: Black people, African American, Race, White people]

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Life And Activism Of One African American Minister, Educator, Leading Black Voice, And Former Morehouse College

- For my Black Georgian assignment, I will be discussing the life and activism of one African American minister, educator, leading black voice, and former Morehouse College President, Benjamin Elijah Mays. Mays was an African American born into a new generation of freedom. However, throughout his life, he would experience the hardships and hindrances known to affect the black community in the 1890’s – 1900’s. Mays served his community as a leading advocate for racial equality, ending segregation, and the strengthening of young black men (and women) in their quest for equality....   [tags: African American, Black people, Race]

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Richard Nixon And Gerald Ford, Former National Security Advisor And Secretary Of State Of Iraq And Syria

- ... Together, they created a perpetual state of economic serfdom to international lending bodies controlled by major powers that while preaching at the pulpit of immutable national sovereignty, have had no qualms about impinging on Pakistan’s own. This may sound like reductionist rhetoric, but the fact that Pakistan today finds itself tangled in the same moral, political and military dilemmas that it did 30 years ago attests to this vicious cycle. Unsurprisingly then, watching old episodes of “Alif Noon” can feel like you’re stuck in a time-warp....   [tags: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Taliban, Richard Nixon]

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of a Former Soldier

- What is it that makes you, you. While there is not a single right answer to this, I believe more than anything else, it is the people, places, and experiences that one encounters and how that individual deals and gains from each. Music, in its many forms, has been used for centuries as a way for people to express themselves and their feelings. In my life, I can recall four experiences that have affected me profoundly: deploying for the first time, going through a divorce, retiring from the army, and meeting Ronald “Tank” Headley....   [tags: Biography and Music]

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Looking Back at the OJ Simpson Case

- The numerous ups, downs, and controversies surrounding the life of former star football player OJ Simpson have led to a strangely divided collective memory of the man. The term collective memory refers to a shared pool of information held in the memories of a group from aggregated individual recollections. The story of OJ Simpson’s life is both sad and puzzling after overcoming adversity to become one of the best football players of all time and a public figure beloved by many Simpson would go on to put himself in a worse situation than ever before....   [tags: former star football players, notorious cases]

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The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

- November 22, 1963 is a day in which some Americans will remember and some won’t. That Friday at 12:30 P.M the President of the United States was shot at Dealey Plaza, Texas. There have been numerous theories on how the president was killed and how many shooters there were. However we did catch a suspect named Lee Oswald who was a former U.S. Marine sniper, who hated Kennedy’s views, and fled the scene and shot a police officer with his revolver. Many people have the right to blame Oswald but in my mind there were two shooters....   [tags: oswald, former US marine sniper, texas]

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The Best Former President: Jimmy Carter

- James Earl Carter, better known as Jimmy Carter, was the thirty-ninth president of the United States of America. Carter was born in Plains, Georgia on October 1, 1924. He was born into a simple farm family consisting of his parents: James Earl and Lillian Gordy, and his three siblings: Gloria, Ruth, and William Alton. As a young adult Carter began to show his leadership through academics when he not only became the first person to graduate from high school on his father’s side but also became the valedictorian of his class at Plains High School in 1941....   [tags: foreign affairs, international conflict]

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Hetch-Hetchy Water Project: Then & Now

- Hetch-Hetchy Water Project: Then & Now The Hetch-Hetchy valley was initially a V shaped ravine that had been slowly carved out over time by the ancient Tuolumne River. After some glacial formations occurred during the last glacial period the valley was carved into what it appears as today around 10,000 years ago due to the melting of the glaciers. After the glaciers had finished melting they formed the alluvial flood plain that composes the valley’s floor. In comparison to the other similar valleys found in the region, the Hetch-Hetchy valley has much more round and smooth walls due to its higher abundance of glaciation....   [tags: returning the valley to its former glory]

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Recommendation Letter for Former Employee

- November 20, 2004 Mr. Richard Pillsbury Manager, Marketing Services All Industries Inc. 111 Strawberry Bend, Suite 1551 Smallville, OH 05252 Dear Mr. Pillsbury: This is in response to your recent request for a letter of recommendation for Mary Lamb who worked for me up until three years ago. Mary Lamb worked under my direct supervision at Technical Technologies for a period of five and a half years ending in August 2003. During that period, I had the pleasure of seeing her blossom from a junior marketing trainee, into a fully functioning Marketing, Program Co-Ordinator, in her final year and a half with the company....   [tags: Business Recommendation Letters]

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How Hitler Was Responsible For The Death Of The Former Fuhrer

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Constant Stereotypes that People Place on Former Prisoners

- ... According to data released by the Bureau of Justice, in 2007, an approximate number of 1,180,500 ex-prisoners on parole were suspected to be at risk for re-incarceration. Contrary to the previous study, ten years later, only 16% actually returned to incarceration by 2009 (Langan and Levin 13-14). That’s still approximately 188,880 people who burn themselves once again and ending up back behind bars. With that in mind, in order to understand their motives now, we must understand where these prisoners came from....   [tags: prison system, employers]

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Nuclear Pollution Plagues Former Soviet Union

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John Quincy Adams

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A Phenomenological Study Exploring Coping Responses Of Retired NCAA Athletes

- Introduction and Review of Literature It is the month of December or May in any given year. The final lineup for the game or match has been created and the competition begins. As teams face off, focus on the task at hand is where the athlete’s attention is centered. As the game or match draws to a close, one is victorious and accomplishes the master goal of winning a national championship. What occurs the following day, after the competition is over and the crowd’s roars dim. After facing this question personally, my interest lies on further exploration of this career termination process and how others are coping with it....   [tags: mental health, former athletes]

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A Brief History of Estonia

- Estonia woke during the early period of her people’s settlements, and she travelled with them until she was found later by a man visiting her country’s boundaries. He gave her the name Aestii. This man, she later learned was named, Tacitus, a Roman historian. After she was given this name, Estonia sneaked around and looked for people like her - those that did not age, as Tacitus had mentioned meeting some like her. Before the Vikings began to invade, she managed to find and befriend, Finland, and much later after some incident, Hungary....   [tags: former Soviet Union countries]

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Latvia: Health and Environment

- Compared to many other countries and including many important factors, the general health of the people of Latvia is believed to be poor. Many issues affect this problem. Latvia was also a country previously under the control of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, and Belarus, Latvia is a country on the smaller side. The Central Intelligence Agency reports, the population of Latvia is 2,165,165 people in 2014. Much of the younger group of the population get many deadly diseases, and the overall environment of the country affects the how healthy the people are....   [tags: former USSR, socioeconomics]

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The Rule of Forbes Burnham and the People’s National Congress Party

- To some , Burnham was viewed to be less radical then Jagan. Burnham strongly believed in making Guyana a socialist country. In the 1964 elections, the PNC received about 41% of the votes along with the new political party, The United Force which received about 12% of the votes with that percentage the United Force party gave in and supported the PNC making Burnham prime minister. The United Force who represented the conservatives of Guyanese society such as business elites and the Catholic Church....   [tags: development of Guyana, former British countries]

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Richard Nixon: Greatness Overshadowed by Corruption

- The life of Richard Milhous Nixon was and always will be an interesting subject, and everybody has an opinion about the man. But there is one thing that can be agreed upon, and it is that he left the White House in disgrace. A man should not just be remembered for his mistakes though, and Nixon had a great deal of accomplishments throughout his life. Nixon was a Congressman, Senator, Vice President, the 37th President of the United States, and he significantly improved foreign affairs with multiple nations during his presidency....   [tags: former American presidents, Watergate scandal]

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The During The 17th Century Europe

- During the 15th century Europe had numerous changes. The population expanded rapidly which gave rise to new classes of merchants. European nations were very wealthy when it came to spices. Therefore, they traded them on the land route from Asia. These land routes were controlled by the Turkish Empire, which lead to many problems for the countries who were trying to trade these spices and acquire other valuables. This then steered them to begin searching for other routes of trade to essentially cut out the “middle man”....   [tags: Thirteen Colonies, Former British colonies]

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Who Killed Vincent Foster?

- Vince Foster suicide perhaps is not as mysterious as the conspiracy theory let us to believe. Maybe it was just a suicide, or perhaps Vince could not deal with the Capitol’s twists and turns of politics. In this study, we will explore two articles based on the premises that Vince depression was the catalyst that led him to commit suicide. The third article review brings us back to the conspiracy circle, why news agencies wanted to kill the story so fast. The deeper we go, the more twisted the story line appears....   [tags: former White House counsel, suicide]

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Civil Unrest in Ukraine

- Civil unrest plagues many countries around the world. In the Ukraine, there is a civil unrest presenting itself requesting the government to take action on the laws of their realm or be removed from office all together. The Ukrainian government is try to come to an agreement with the United Nations assistance to change laws. Both the government of the Ukraine and the citizens of the Ukraine are becoming very impatient and fearful in the process and use a sense of liberalism, realism, and constructivism to come to a way to handle beliefs on both sides....   [tags: international conflicts, former USSR territories]

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Analysis Of James Weldon Johnson 's ' An Former Colored Man ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- ... “And so I have often lived through that hour, that day, that week, in which was wrought the miracle of my transition from one world into another; for I did indeed pass into another world. From that time I looked out through other eyes, my thoughts were colored, my words dictated, my actions limited by one dominating, all-pervading idea which constantly increased in force and weight until I finally realized in it a great, tangible fact.” He was a colored man. And with that knowledge came angst and fear, pleasure and pride, denial and acceptance....   [tags: Black people, African American, Negro]

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: A Shadow of Your Former Self A Thematic Analysis of PTSD Narratives

- “PTSD… is being frozen and waiting for the sun to rise.” – Anonymous. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing concern in the United States. Originally called shell-shock by the U.S. Military, PTSD was thought to only affect soldiers in combat; but, we now know that it can affect anyone at any age who has experienced a traumatic event. It tears though people and their loved ones quickly and without mercy. Once you develop PTSD you will always have it, but there is hoping for managing it through therapy and medication....   [tags: psychology, war veterans, therapy]

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What impressions have you formed of the narrator? How has Atwood created

- What impressions have you formed of the narrator. How has Atwood created these impressions. Give detailed evidence for your answer - The Handmaid's Tale What impressions have you formed of the narrator. How has Atwood created these impressions. Give detailed evidence for your answer The narrator of 'The Handmaid's Tale' is a woman who calls herself Offred. This is not her real name, but a name that she has been given by the particular husband and wife she is staying with. This makes the narrator seem mysterious, and Atwood creates this impression by not telling us the narrator's real name....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Multicultural Entity Formed in Malaysia

- I personally believe culture does not have to represent a certain race or religion only. We live in Malaysia. Being Malaysian is our culture. Living in this harmonious multicultural country is a true blessing. Our culture is also very unique as it takes shape from the combination of the three main races in our country: Malay, Chinese and Indian. A multicultural entity is formed when Chinese and Indian immigrants entered Malaysia as workers during British times. These three and other races in our country have largely contributed to what we have now in Malaysia....   [tags: intercultural communication, indians, chinese]

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How a Rainbow is Formed

- A rainbow is one of the most amazing things that can be seen in the sky. However, many people do not know how rainbows are formed. For a start, I will start by explaining how rainbows are formed. A rainbow occurs as a result of refraction and dispersion of white light, as it passes through a prism. Since a prism has two indexes, their difference causes light to diverge in different angles as it comes out of the prism. This splits the white color into many components, which are different colors. Since a raindrop contains two refractive indexes, it produces the different colors when hit by sunrays....   [tags: Light, Prism, Refraction]

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Attitudes That Formed A Nation

- At the start of the American Revolution, the attitudes of the American colonist were that of entitlement, born from the rise of religious reform and evolving into the right of self government. To fully grasp the magnitude of these attitudes, we must ask if the thoughts and actions of the American colonists would have even been fathomable without the Reformation. Sparked by the posting of Martin Luther’s ninety-five theses in 1517, the Reformation was a turning point in the authority of the church and the ability of the common people to significantly influence positive change....   [tags: American Revolution, Reformation]

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The Newly Formed Criminal Code

- 1. The primary purpose of the newly formed criminal code will be for punishment but also deterrence. The reason why it will be for punishment is because it makes sense that if someone has done something wrong they should have to pay for it by incarceration. The people in jail will have no socialization with each other and will not have any amenities others on the outside get to have. This will always prevent what they call “institutionalization”. As humans we need socialization and preventing connections with society would be a punishing aspect to the wrong doer....   [tags: Crime, Capital punishment, Jury, Prison]

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Communities Formed by Racial and Sexual Outsiders

- Throughout the course of life there are a huge variety of things that a person requires and desires. Of course there are the basics like food, water, and oxygen; but when you take a more in depth look at what people want, it should be very clear that every human has the desire to feel accepted for who they are. Of all the groups of outsiders I have gained knowledge about this semester, I feel like racial outsiders and sexual outsiders are more outcast than any of the other outsiders we have studied....   [tags: Social Issues, Community]

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Corruption Formed The Basis Of 1920s Society

- Corruption formed the basis of 1920s society. Rampant speculation with borrowed money, combined with a lack of market information, both caused the market crash that sparked the Great Depression and, in the meantime, provided opportunities to corrupt individuals who took advantage of this chaotic reality. This stemmed from the effects of World War I. A new class of people, exposed to the terrors of the war and disillusioned with pre-war social norms, turned away from harsh realities and towards a flippant lifestyle filled with parties and alcohol....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Roaring Twenties]

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Enron Formed With Houston Natural Gas

- Enron formed in 1985 when InterNorth merged with Houston Natural Gas, whose CEO Kenneth Lay would become the CEO of the newly formed Enron, who at its peak was worth 70 billion dollars. Lay held a Ph.D. in Economics. Lay was also a contributor to being granted deregulation and the ability to sell energy on the free market. It was this deregulation that caused Ken Lay to see the money he could make in energy and what ultimately caused Enron to form. This is what Ken Lay had dreamed of since he was a child, not wanting to be poor....   [tags: Enron, Kenneth Lay, Jeffrey Skilling]

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Caribbean Culture and the Way it Formed

- Caribbean Culture and the Way it Formed One of the greatest debates that exists today about the Caribbean is the condition of the socio-culture of the people. Sidney Mintz, Antonio Benitz-Rojo, and Michelle Cliff are three authors that comment on this problem in their writings. They discuss whether there is a lack of identify, unity and culture in the lives of Caribbean people. They examine a culture which was created out of the chaos of slavery, colonialism and the integration of cultures that span from Africa to India....   [tags: Cultural History Historical Essays]

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Identities And How They Are Formed

- Identities and How they are Formed      From this section of the course I have learned about different philosophies and ideas about how identities are formed. The philosophies that make the most sense to me are the ideas of John Locke, Jean- Jacues Rousseau, Charles Harton Cooley and George Herburt Mead. Also the ideas focused on in my exercise have as well helped me to form an idea where identities come from and what they mean socially.      John Locke had the idea that people in a society truly want to live together in harmony and that people are not aggressive by nature....   [tags: Sociology]

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Overview of Toxicants Formed During Food Processing

- Contents No Items Pages 1 Contents 1 2 Introduction 2 3 Toxicants formed during food processing 3~9 3.1 Acrylamide 3 3.2 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons 4~5 3.3 Nitrosamine 5~6 3.4 Benzene 7 3.5 Chorinated compounds 8 3.6 Amino acid Pyrolysates 9 4 Conclusion 10 5 References 11 Introduction For most foods, the faster it spoils, the healthier it is. However, in the globalisation and rapid invention of technologies plus the shifting eating habit of mankind, we need our food to last for as long as possible....   [tags: Health issues, Cooking Process]

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Effect Of Speaker Accent On The Implicit Associations Formed By Listeners

- ... As this was the only experimental condition to change, it was hypothesized that sufficiently varying responses between the two groups would indicate that speaker accent had an effect on the implicit associations formed by listeners between the images shown and the target words heard. Conversely, a lack of difference between the responses made between the groups would correspond to the null hypothesis – that speaker accent did not impact upon the implicit associations made. Despite analysis under linear mixed models revealing no significant effect of speaker voice on listener image choice, however, methodological issues prevented firm conclusions from being drawn....   [tags: Middle class, Social class, Working class]

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Animal Spirits Is A Concept Formed By John Maynard Keynes

- 1. “The economy now needs ‘animal spirits’ in order to support an expansion of non-mining firms, and this is not what monetary policy can directly do”. Use the Aggregate Expenditure model to explain the given statement made by RBA Governor Glenn Stevens. In your answer make sure you explain currently what phase of business cycle Australia is in. Animal spirits is a concept formed by John Maynard Keynes detailing the optimistic views of investors and their decisions being based on instincts and predispositions....   [tags: Supply and demand, Economics, Macroeconomics]

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Why A Binding Contract Has Been Formed With Brenda

- In respect of each prospective buyer of the Fiat, the task is to determine whether a binding contract has been formed with Brenda. The key issue is whether there was valid offer and acceptance, one of the three fundamental pillars of a contract (the other two, intention and consideration, are obviously present in the scenario and outside this discussion). The following paragraphs will discuss this requirement in the context of Andrew, David and Claire. Andrew The initial offer of £50 The first stage of Andrew’s interaction with Brenda was to email an offer of £50 for the Fiat, after Brenda had mistakenly advertised it on her website at a fraction of the intended price....   [tags: Contract, Offer and acceptance]

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Assumptions I Had Formed And Complete This Community Assessment

- ... By taking the time to work with the members of the community, facilitating the conversation, and providing necessary resources, we would be able to find a solution that best fits the needs of the community and improves on existing community structures. It is important that the CHN advocates on behalf of the community in order to develop their capacities for health and contribute to the success of health based initiatives (Standard 1, Community Health Nurses of Canada, 2011, p. 10-11). In the next section of my paper, I will discuss how this experience was important to my nursing practice, and the new understandings I have gained about the community as a client....   [tags: Nursing, Culture, Health care, Health]

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False Sense Of Reality Formed By Shu Yueh Lee

- ... TV often frames age incorrectly creating this illusion of looking perfect at any age. Reality TV and sitcoms alike often depict middle-aged women as women with slender, beautiful bodies, often looking like 20 year olds. (Hefner, Woodward, Figge, Bevan, Santora, Baloch) Research looking into the effect of this on middle-aged women found exposure to this media linked to eating disorder symptomatology, body image perceptions, and food choices around others (Hefner, Woodward, Figge, Bevan, Santora, Baloch)....   [tags: Reality television, Television, Happiness]

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