Day: April 19, 2020

Vietnam – Political Culture

Vietnam Table of Contents

Vietnam’s political culture has been determined by a number of
factors of which communism is but the latest. The country’s political
tradition is one of applying borrowed ideas to indigenous conditions. In
many ways, Marxism-Leninism simply represents a new language in which to
express old but consistent cultural orientations and inclinations.
Vietnam’s political processes, therefore, incorporate as much from the
national mythology as from the pragmatic concerns engendered by current

The major influences on Vietnamese political culture were of Chinese
origin. Vietnam’s political institutions were forged by 1,000 years of
Chinese rule (111 B.C. to A.D. 939). The ancient Chinese system, based
on Confucianism, established a political center surrounded by loyal
subjects. The Confucians stressed the importance of the village,
endowing it with autonomy but clearly defining its relationship to the
center. Those who ruled did so with the “mandate of heaven.”
Although they were

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The Canadian Political System Essential Information Resource

The Canadian political system as it is known today was first drafted by the “Fathers of Confederation” at the Quebec conference of 1864. This then became law when the constitution act was passed in 1867. This act gave the formal executive authority to Queen Victoria (Queen of Great Britain) which made Canada a sovereign democracy. The Canadian political system is therefore loosely based on the British system.

Now, Canada is an independent Federal state with the Queen still the head of state. Her powers are extremely limited however, as the Parliament passes the laws which the Queen gives the “Royal Assent” as the final step. The Governor General of Canada is the Queens representative in Canada and carries out all the Royal obligations when the Queen is not in Canada. The Governor is always a Canadian chosen by the Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister. The length of

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Open Government –

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Media Law – Oxford University Press

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Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data


Fred H. Cate and James X. Dempsey

06 October 2017

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Kevin Coates

26 May 2011

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A Media and Communications Law Handbook


Scott Beattie and Elizabeth Beal

15 March 2007

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Second Edition


Alan Williams, Duncan Calow, and Andrew Lee

24 May 2016

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The Media Law Resource Center, Inc.

08 March 2011
Employment Libel and Privacy Law

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Liberal Democracy, Trade, and the New Media


Perry Keller

02 July 2011

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World Future Society – Community

Founded in 1966, the World Future Society is recognized as the largest, most influential, and longest-running community of future thinkers in the world. WFS members established the foundations of future thinking as we understand it today. Historical members and contributors included legendary minds such as Carl Sagan, Buckminster Fuller, Alvin Toffler, Herman Kahn, Peter Drucker, Arthur C. Clarke, Gene Roddenberry, and Margaret Mead.

💪 We at the World Future Society believe that we are experiencing a turning point in our civilization and going back to the status quo is unacceptable. 

💪 We believe that our organization must play a vital role in developing the new systems that will be required. 

💪 If you also believe in this, please join us and help us co-create and architect a better future and a better world.

Step 1: Educate and bring together as many people in as many countries in the world

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How Peanuts Used Peppermint Patty To Talk About Politics

Illustration for article titled How iPeanuts /iUsed Peppermint Patty To Talk About Politics

Aside from Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty is the most well-thought out, deeply characterized member of the Peanuts gang. Charles Schulz told some heartbreaking stories about unrequited love, single parenthood, gender norms, and deep-seated insecurities—themes that did not normally appear on the Sunday funnies page. With unique characterization that helped her gain the audience’s sympathy and trust, Peppermint Patty was usually the delivery person of those themes.

This piece originally appeared 12/8/16.

Politics are rarely palatable in comic strips. Doonesbury has always been criticized for politicizing the funny pages; nervous editors would sometimes move it to the editorial pages instead. The same thing happened to Mallard Fillmore and The Boondocks. But Peanuts, perhaps because of its longevity and its ‘slice of Americana’ public image, got away with making political statements all the time. Through the everyday experiences and perspectives of children, Peanuts was uniquely situated to address the issues

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Law Enforcement Support Center | ICE

The center protects and defends the US by sharing timely and relevant ICE information with our law enforcement partners around the world.

The Law Enforcement Support Center is a national enforcement operations facility administered by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the largest investigative agency in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The center is a single national point of contact that provides timely immigration status, identity information, and real-time assistance to local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies on aliens suspected, arrested, or convicted of criminal activity. The center protects and defends the United States by sharing timely and relevant ICE information with our law enforcement partners around the world.

Located in Williston, Vermont, the center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The primary users of the center are state and local law enforcement officers seeking information regarding aliens encountered in the

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Difference between Law and Justice

Key Difference: Laws are actually rules and guidelines that are set up by the social institutions to govern behavior. These laws are made by government officials. Laws must be obeyed by all. Laws set out standards, procedures and principles that must be followed. Justice is a concept that is based on equality, righteousness, ethics, morality, etc. This concept states that all individuals must be treated equal and the same. The term justice is a huge part of law and almost all aspects of law are based on this concept.

Law and justice are two words that often go hand-in-hand. These words are often confusing for many people who believe that these words are the same or refer to the same thing. However, this is not true. Law is basically a set of rules that define what is right and what is wrong, while justice also takes into consideration the circumstances

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Moritz College of Law | LibraryHome

Moritz Law Library Resources Remain Accessible

Even though the library’s physical space is closed, numerous Moritz Law Library resources and services remain accessible from afar. While reference librarians are not available in person to provide research guidance, you can reach them by email, chat, or telephone. See the library’s Ask a Librarian page for more details. Librarians also offer in-depth, virtual research consultations, conducting preliminary research prior to the consultation. If you need items from the library’s print collection, please reach out to the reference librarians, as they may be able to provide what you are looking for in an alternative format. For instance, many ebooks are available through the OSU Libraries catalog. Further, in addition to Lexis and Westlaw, the Moritz Law Library and the main OSU library provide access to a large number of research databases. See the Moritz Law Library’s databases page and the OSU Libraries list.

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Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau

Governor Reynold’s March 22, 2020 Proclamation provides Professional Licensing Relief.  More specific guidance will be provided soon. Click here to read the proclamation.

Guidance for Accountants

Guidance for Architects

Guidance for Landscape Architects

Guidance for Registered Interior Designers

Guidance for Engineers and Land Surveyors


Effective March 20, 2020, the Iowa Professional Licensing & Regulation Bureau will not receive public visitors without an appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

PLB is operating during its normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is being staffed at a reduced level. We are still available by phone and email. If you wish to visit PLB, please call (515) 725-9022 for assistance. 

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