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Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman
is an American broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter, and author. Goodman's investigative journalism career includes coverage of the East Timor independence movement and Chevron Corporation's role in Nigeria. Since 1996, Goodman has hosted Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet
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North American Free Trade Agreement
The North American Free Trade
Trade
Agreement (NAFTA; Spanish: Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte, TLCAN; French: Accord de libre-échange nord-américain, ALÉNA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America. The agreement came into force on January 1, 1994.[4] It superseded the Canada– United States
United States
Free Trade
Trade
Agreement between the U.S
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Bowoto V. Chevron Corp.
Bowoto v. Chevron Corp. is an October, 2008 lawsuit against Chevron Nigeria Ltd., a subsidiary of Chevron USA, which went to trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs, Nigerian
Nigerian
citizens who had been injured during or who had survived human rights violations perpetrated by Nigerian
Nigerian
military personnel, alleged that the Chevron subsidiary backed the military action and that the parent company thus should bear liability in US courts for the resultant fallout. The suit was decided on December 1, 2008, when nine jurors unanimously agreed Chevron was not liable for any of the numerous allegations
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Nigerian Navy
The Nigerian Navy
Navy
(NN) is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces
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Nigerian Army
General Aguiyi Ironsi General Theophilus Danjuma General Ibrahim Babangida General Sanni AbachaThe Nigerian Army
Army
(NA) is the largest component of the Nigerian Armed Forces, and responsible for land warfare operations. It is governed by the Nigerian Army
Army
Council (NAC).[3] It bears the brunt of the nation's security challenges, notably the Boko Haram
Boko Haram
insurgency.[4] The original elements of the Royal West African Frontier Force (RWAFF) in Nigeria
Nigeria
were formed in 1900
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Laura Poitras
Laura Poitras
Laura Poitras
(/ˈpɔɪtrəs/; born February 2, 1964)[3] is an American director and producer of documentary films.[4] She lives in New York City.[5] Poitras has received numerous awards for her work, including the 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Citizenfour, about Edward Snowden,[6][7] while My Country, My Country
My Country, My Country
received a nomination in the same category in 2007.[8] She won the 2013 George Polk Award for "national security reporting" related to the NSA disclosures
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George Polk Award
The George Polk
George Polk
Awards in Journalism are a series of prestigious[1][2][3] American journalism awards presented annually by Long Island University
Long Island University
in New York in the United States. A writer for Idea Lab, a group blog hosted on the website of PBS, described the award as "one of only a couple of journalism prizes that means anything".[4] The awards were established in 1949 in memory of George Polk, a CBS correspondent who was murdered in 1948 while covering the Greek Civil War (1946–49)
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Annenberg School For Communication At The University Of Pennsylvania
The Annenberg School for Communication is the communication school at the University of Pennsylvania. The school was established in 1958 by Wharton School's alum Walter Annenberg as the Annenberg School of Communications
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Mass Murder
Note: Varies by jurisdictionAssassination Cannibalism Child murder Consensual homicide Contract killing Crime of passion Depraved-heart murder Execution-style murder Felony murder rule Feticide Honor killing Human sacrifice InfanticideChild sacrificeInternet homicide Lonely hearts killer Lust murder Lynching Mass murder Mass shooting Misdemeanor murder Murder–suicide Poisoning Proxy murder Pseudocommando Serial killer Spree killer Thrill killing Torture murder Vehicle-ramming attackManslaughterIn English law Voluntary manslaughter Negligent homicide Vehicular homicideNon-criminal homicideNote: Varies by jurisdictionAssisted suicide Capital punishment Euthanasia Feticide Justifiable homicide WarBy victim or victimsSuicideFamily Avunculi
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Indonesian Soldiers
TNI-AD (Army) TNI-AL (Navy) TNI-AU (Air Force)Headquarters Cilangkap, JakartaLeadershipCommander-in-Chief President Joko WidodoMinister of Defence General
General
(Ret.) Ryamizard RyacuduCommander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces Air Chief Marshal
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Robert W. McChesney
McChesney is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:Bill McChesney (politician), American Democratic Party member of the Montana House of Representatives. Bill McChesney (athlete) (1959–1992), American long-distance runner Bob McChesney, American jazz and studio trombonist Bob McChesney
Bob McChesney
(American football, born 1912) (1912–1986), American football player Bob McChesney
Bob McChesney
(American football, born 1926) (1926–2002), American football player Ernest McChesney (1912–1991), American tenor who had an active singing career in operas musicals, and concerts H. D
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Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island
Mount Desert Island
in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 5,235. Bar Harbor is a popular tourist destination in the Down East
Down East
region of Maine
Maine
and home to the College of the Atlantic, Jackson Laboratory, and MDI Biological Laboratory
MDI Biological Laboratory
(Salisbury Cove village). Prior to a catastrophic 1947 fire, the town was a famous summer colony for the super-affluent elite
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Bill Clinton
Governor of Arkansas1978 election 1980 campaign 1982 reelection 1984 reelection 1986 reelection 1990 reelection42nd President of the United StatesPresidencyTimelinePoliciesEconomic Gun Control Environmental ForeignClinton DoctrineInternational tripsAppointmentsCabinet Judicial AppointmentsFirst termCampaign for the presidencyPrimaries 1992 election1st inaugurationNAFTA Health Security Act 1994 midterm elections Economic policy Travelgate Whitewater AmeriCorps Dayton AgreementSecond termReelection campaignPrimaries 1996 reelection2nd inaugurationOperation Infinite Reach Bombing of Yugoslavia Balanced BudgetClinton–Lewinsky scandal ImpeachmentOne America Initiative Pardon controversyPost-presidencyPresidential Library My Life Activities Clinton Foundation Clinton Bush
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Anthropology
Anthropology
Anthropology
is the scientific study of humans and human behavior and societies in the past and present.[1][2][3] Social anthropology
Social anthropology
studies patterns of behaviour and cultural anthropology[1][2][3] studies cultural meaning, including norms and values. Linguistic anthropology studies how language influences social life
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Harvard University
Harvard University
Harvard University
is a private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Established in 1636 and named for clergyman John Harvard (its first benefactor), its history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities.[8] Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning,[9] and the Harvard Corporation
Harvard Corporation
(formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation. Although never formally affiliated with any denomination, the early College primarily trained Congregational and Unitarian clergy. Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century, Harvard had emerged as the central cultural establishment among Boston elites.[10][11] Following the American Civil War, President Charles W
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Get Out The Vote
"Get out the vote" (or "getting out the vote"; GOTV) describes efforts aimed at increasing the voter turnout in elections. In countries that do not have or enforce compulsory voting, voter turnout can be low, sometimes even below a third of the eligible voter pool. GOTV is generally not required for elections when there are effective compulsory voting systems in place, other than perhaps to register first time voters. There may be two types of political campaigns. The first is voter registration campaigns by electoral authorities or nonpartisan organizations that attempt to motivate potential voters to register and to vote. The second type is efforts made by political parties or politicians targeted at registered voters who are expected to vote in their favor
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