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  • Presidential
  • This is also the first election since the 1986 People Power Revolution where an incumbent president ran in the presidential election. (wikipedia.org)
  • The several months leading to the May elections saw several presidential scandals, Arroyo reversing her earlier decision not to run for president, the sudden but not unexpected candidacy of Fernando Poe, Jr., defection of key political figures from the Arroyo camp to the opposition, the controversial automated elections initiative of the COMELEC, and the split of the dominant opposition party, Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino, between Poe and Panfilo Lacson. (wikipedia.org)
  • elections
  • The political climate leading up to the 2004 elections was one of the most emotional in the country's history since the 1986 elections that resulted in the exile of Ferdinand Marcos. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially
  • This was hailed as a welcome development by many people, especially those in the business and economic sectors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many people, especially those who held on to her commitment, were dismayed by her turnabout, though most were unsurprised since there had been clues months before that she would probably not stand by her earlier decision. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • Arroyo claimed that withdrawing from the race would relieve her of the burden of politics and allow her administration to devote the last year and half to the following: First, strengthening the economy to create more jobs and to encourage business activities that are unhampered by corruption and red tape in government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institutional Revol
  • TRANSLATED BY DAN LA BOTZ To the memory of Dale Hathaway and Antonioin Villalba IN ORDER TO EVALUATE AND UNDERSTAND the current situation of the workers' movement in Mexico as power has shifted from the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) to the National Action Party (PAN), it is important to understand the character of the Mexican regime and its historical development. (mayfirst.org)
  • This implies the removal of the present Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) state and municipal officials of security and law administration, including Secretary of Public Security and Citizen Protection Lino Celaya, state attorney general Laura Lizbeth Caña, state police director Manuel Moreno Rivas, Preventive Police Chief Francisco Lopez, and Education Director Emilio Mendoza Kaplan. (narconews.com)
  • corruption
  • But underneath that story lies a deeper tale of the systematic corruption of science for the purpose of undermining the U.S. system of chemical regulation -- and this is not a story of victory by the people. (rachel.org)
  • 1. The unwillingness of the government to clamp down on corruption, the fact that it let it thrive, turning Bulgaria into the most corrupt country in the European Union, is its most irresponsible act, which has not just dire but tragic consequences. (novinite.com)
  • opposition
  • A weak minority government under Poul Hartling of the Liberal Party tried to solve the country's growing economic problems, but his austerity program resulted in protests from trade unions and the opposition. (britannica.com)
  • Both opposition leaders and domestic and foreign commentators believed that the result would determine whether the country would evolve into a stable, competitive, multi-party state or return to repressive single-party rule. (questia.com)
  • This book is about that challenge -- about the evolution of the Kenyan state, the emergence of the opposition, the reestablishment of multi-party politics, the political contest of 1992 (culminating in the election), and the Moi regime's reconsolidation of power during 1993 and 1994. (questia.com)
  • The AEPO , if it gains time to constitute itself next month, will reflect a deep and longstanding opposition to the politics of capitalism and neoliberalism, plus a gut rejection of the PRI that ruled for too long. (narconews.com)
  • country's
  • But even in India and Israel, where growth remains robust, protesters say they so distrust their country's political class and its pandering to established interest groups that they feel only an assault on the system itself can bring about real change. (nytimes.com)
  • Young Israeli organizers repeatedly turned out gigantic crowds insisting that their political leaders, regardless of party, had been so thoroughly captured by security concerns, ultra-Orthodox groups and other special interests that they could no longer respond to the country's middle class. (nytimes.com)
  • 1932
  • The SNP was formed in 1934 from a union of the National Party of Scotland (founded in 1928) and the Scottish Party (1932). (britannica.com)
  • In 1932, Eamon de Valera, the political leader of the forces initially opposed to the treaty, became Prime Minister, and a new Irish constitution was enacted in 1937. (conservapedia.com)
  • Contrary to popular belief, alcoholism was not always a widespread part of Irish society, and instead has its historical roots with the mismanagement of Ireland in 1932 under the centre-left Fianna Fáil party, although it has never reached modern heights until very recent times. (conservapedia.com)
  • electoral
  • From the beginning, disagreements arose within the SNP over whether to focus on electoral politics or wider cultural aims. (britannica.com)
  • Would Kenya follow the example of Zambia, sweeping away after three decades of rule the party that had secured independence, or the Cameroons, entrenching in power the old regime through electoral malpractice? (questia.com)
  • unity
  • a situation which is lived out not only in Oaxaca, but also across the length and breadth of the country, thus the sympathy and feeling by the peoples of México toward our political project for unity," the prologue to the convocation of the November meetings reads. (narconews.com)
  • 1990s
  • In the late 1990s the SNP ventured into the mainstream of Scottish politics by attempting to attract support from groups such as businesses and trade unions. (britannica.com)
  • From the 1975 UN International Year on Women through the Decade on Women (1976-1985) and the global conferences and summits of the 1990s women participated actively to shape economic, social, and political development. (popline.org)
  • ethnic
  • Maybe responsible Americans - no matter what political affiliation, religious belief, ethnic background or lifestyle - have more common concerns than differences? (lagrandeobserver.com)
  • The long-running conflict in the predominantly Jukun town of Wukari in the Middle Belt appears indicative of the way in which ethnic conflicts have been exploited for political purposes. (onwar.com)
  • Because they play this role of a quasi- government, all residents in a given area are expected to owe obedience to (and pay tribute to) a traditional ruler, regardless of whether they are of the same ethnic group. (onwar.com)
  • Despite
  • Despite the Labour Party 's continued popularity in Scotland, the SNP managed to remain a significant presence. (britannica.com)
  • Despite the high number of casualties and the scale of the displacement, the Government delayed for months before sending in the army to restore order (which they seem to have done even-handedly). (onwar.com)
  • made
  • In addition, the SNP made explicit attempts to modernize its party structure and its public relations strategies. (britannica.com)
  • One case that recently made headlines was the former Shanxi Province Deputy Party Secretary Hou Wujie, who's been nicknamed "the secretary for official-buying. (nhpr.org)
  • OK to be fair I know several Jewish people (WW2 collectors) that would also say that it is a prized possession due to its historical significance and Rarity, not to many of the sailors who received them made it through the war. (fark.com)
  • In this case, it is a two for one: both the IRS and the Social Security people are made into monsters attacking the poor. (wordpress.com)
  • The investments the current government made in stadiums, highways and big sports halls are mind-boggling, given the misery plaguing the health and education systems. (novinite.com)
  • Superannuation
  • It was founded by Robert Menzies and came to power nationally in 1949, largely by appealing to the "forgotten people"-the middle-class battlers and independent-minded self-employed whose superannuation and financial independence the present Liberal government has been attacking. (quadrant.org.au)
  • country
  • Today, the country has many minorities including substantial numbers of people from Poland , China and Nigeria . (conservapedia.com)
  • Traditionally the language of Irish (Gaelic) was the primary one on the island but after centuries of British colonialism by the end of the 19th century it was endangered and was confined to very small, peripheral regions in the West of the country as it continues to today following an unsuccessful attempt to revive the language by Ireland's government. (conservapedia.com)
  • The people of this country must learn this important truth. (thirdworldtraveler.com)
  • As soon as the Mussolini government became stabilized in Italy, it sent to the United States picked agents supported by large subsidies for an organization of the fascist movement among the Italians in this country. (thirdworldtraveler.com)
  • It's a psychopathic, self-proclaimed elite, which is centuries old and has co-opted not just American politics, but also the governments of almost every country on earth. (wordpress.com)
  • legislators
  • I know that people who want to be legislators can just give an antique or a voucher to whoever is in charge, or even help their family members to go overseas to study. (nhpr.org)
  • The power of the legislature is curtailed substantially by voting procedures that require separate majorities among both geographically and functionally elected legislators for bills introduced by individual legislators and by Basic Law prohibitions against the legislature's initiating legislation affecting public expenditures, political structure, or government operations. (state.gov)
  • In addition the Basic Law stipulates that legislators only may initiate legislation affecting government policy with the prior approval of the Chief Executive. (state.gov)
  • victory
  • The story of Erin Brockovich centered around chromium pollution, and it seemed to tell of a great victory for people who had been harmed. (rachel.org)
  • Donald Trump's victory, Brexit and Pauline Hanson's resurgence are signals from across the English-speaking world that the "little battalions" of battlers are mad as hell at the political class and won't take it anymore . (quadrant.org.au)
  • Science
  • The art or science of government or governing, especially the governing of a political entity, such as a nation, and the administration and control of its internal and external affairs. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The Global Rise of Chronic Disease Chronic disease from unhealthy diets, physical inactivity and the use of tobacco is causing the premature deaths of up to 35 million people worldwide -- in all social classes -- according to scientists at a recent conference sponsored by the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science). (rachel.org)
  • Shakuntala Banaji is Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Communication and Director of the Master's Programme in Media, Communication, and Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. (mit.edu)
  • Barbara A. Bardes is professor emerita of political science at the University of Cincinnati. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • She returned to the political science department where she held the position of graduate director before retiring. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Mack C. Shelley, II is a professor of political science and statistics at Iowa State University. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • After receiving his bachelor's degree from American University in Washington, DC, he went on to graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received a master's degree in Economics and a Ph.D. in Political Science. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Steffen W. Schmidt is a professor of political science at Iowa State University. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • He is a pioneer in the use of web-based and real-time video courses and is a member of the American Political Science Association's section on Computers and Multimedia. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • decades
  • The South and GOP, with more-than-occasional help from Democrats, have been relitigating the Civil War for decades through this Reaganesque "government is the problem" trope. (wordpress.com)
  • tension
  • However, there was internal tension within the NPN because of what the Jukun considered to be preferred treatment of the Tiv in Wukari on the part of the government. (onwar.com)
  • labor
  • Officials associated with the Mexican embassy there copied and implemented the Fascist model not only in the official party but also in the labor unions. (mayfirst.org)
  • The political operatives who carried out the transfer of Mussolini's model to Mexico were Manuel Y. de Negri and José Manuel Puig Casaunac, who, after serving as ambassadors to Italy, each occupied the post of Secretary of Industry, Commerce, and Labor. (mayfirst.org)
  • and trafficking in persons for the purposes of forced labor and forced prostitution. (state.gov)
  • referendum
  • Alcoholism rates have increased by 31% in just three years following the referendum for same sex marriage, leading political experts to suspect that this had lead to societal disruption. (conservapedia.com)
  • class
  • Managing for once to mobilize a sense of economic grievance and cultural resentment that cut across the traditional class divisions of Scottish politics, the party won more than 30 percent of the Scottish vote and took 11 of the 71 Scottish seats in the British Parliament . (britannica.com)
  • vote
  • And I vote for any candidate running for political office who I believe will do the best job successfully representing me. (lagrandeobserver.com)
  • Tivs argued that a Jukun candidate had been elected head of the local government only because many Tivs were not registered to vote because they had been displaced in the fighting. (onwar.com)
  • citizens
  • Nothing may be more French than the conviction that the government can and should provide for the well-being of its citizens, the Time magazine wrote last week. (novinite.com)
  • Nothing may be more Bulgarian than the conviction that the government can not or does not want to provide for the well-being of its citizens, I would counter back. (novinite.com)
  • SYSTEM
  • According to The Economist, a United Kingdom-based highly opinionated newsmagazine, President Paul Kagame runs a tight autocratic political system in Rwanda. (independent.co.ug)
  • Government is not necessarily the problem, the crooks and slavery enablers who have co-opted and distorted the system is. (wordpress.com)
  • however
  • For the party of Robert Menzies to penalise thrift, however slightly, and discourage the people who strive to help themselves, sent morally discordant signals. (quadrant.org.au)
  • toward
  • Protesters have created their own political space online that is chilly, sometimes openly hostile, toward traditional institutions of the elite. (nytimes.com)
  • control
  • The membership in New York City alone is over ten thousand, while the organization is increasing its control over the very powerful German-American societies which claim to have membership and influence of over thirteen million people in the United States. (thirdworldtraveler.com)
  • The British decided to impose Crown Colony Government in which a resident Legislative Council under the authority of a Governor, could advise the British Government but had no effective control over the island, since British law reigned. (ttparliament.org)
  • internal
  • 1879: British House of Commons considered the question of the future of Trinidad and Tobago and decided to reject a request by the resident planters for a bicameral legislature and internal self-government. (ttparliament.org)