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Types of activism[edit] Some activists try to persuade people to change their behavior directly, rather than to persuade governments to change or not to change laws. Other activists try to persuade people to remain the same, in an effort to counter change. The cooperative movement seeks to build new institutions which conform to cooperative principles, and generally does not lobby or protest politically, and clergymen often exhort their parishioners to follow a particular moral code or system. Activism Activism

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Understanding Foxconn Understanding Foxconn Foxconn, a Taiwanese Company also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Company, is an electronics manufacturer with factories based internationally, including China. Producing electronics for such major brand names as HP, Dell, and Apple, to name just a few, Foxconn “is currently the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer” (Chan & Ngai 2010). Between May and June of 2010 thirteen workers at Foxconn factories in Shenzhen, China attempted or committed suicide, sparking worldwide attention and controversy.
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How Often Should I Charge My Gadget's Battery to Prolong Its Lifespan? But most phones now don't use lithium ion, but lithium polymer, which I've heard prefers to be fully charged. How about some relevant info? You sure? Just checked mine, it's lithium ion. And it's an HTC Thunderbolt, fairly recent phone.

How Often Should I Charge My Gadget's Battery to Prolong Its Lifespan?

Apps for Professional Development Twitter App (free) Twitter is one of the most active and beneficial social networks on the web. All educators would be wise to join the conversation. If you haven’t used Twitter yet, I would recommend that you read these excellent blog posts: http://primarytech.global2.vic.edu.au/2011/04/04/top-10-twitter-tips/

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Index of / Index of / Friday, July 5th, 2013 So David Brooks took his inner bigot to work today and let it write a column (and no, I won’t link to Brooks) in which he said: In reality, the U.S. has no ability to influence political events in Egypt in any important way. The only real leverage point is at the level of ideas. Right now, as Walter Russell Mead of Bard College put it, there are large populations across the Middle East who feel intense rage and comprehensive dissatisfaction with the status quo but who have no practical idea how to make things better.
Secrets of the Federal Reserve Thus these two "unofficial" advisors to the British and American governments had a code solely for each other, which no one else could understand. Even stranger was the fact that the international Communist 81 Lt. Col. Secrets of the Federal Reserve
The Creature from Jekyll Island, The Federal Reserve, talk by Edward Griffin
By Jonathan Z. Larsen on Dec 10, 2011 For fans of Edward Jay Epstein’s work, it was nice to see him weigh in on the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case in the December 22nd issue of The New York Review of Books. Epstein has a world-wide reputation as an investigative reporter—on JFK’s assassination, for instance—and trails after him a cloud of rumor that he is or has been involved with U. S. intelligence agencies. It is never exactly clear where Epstein is coming from, or whether there is a hidden agenda, but he always comes up with something new, as he has again with this story. The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case Revisited The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case Revisited

The Saudi Arab Spring Nobody Noticed The Saudi Arab Spring Nobody Noticed By Russ Baker on Dec 7, 2011 Hear the one about the Arab Spring in Saudi Arabia that nobody noticed? No, this is not a joke. It is a real situation—and a cautionary example of what happens when Western governments and their media are more favorable to some “revolutions” than others.