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Revolving door (politics)

Revolving door (politics)
In politics, the "revolving door" is a movement of personnel between roles as legislators and regulators and the industries affected by the legislation and regulation.[note 1] In some cases the roles are performed in sequence but in certain circumstances may be performed at the same time. The metaphor of a revolving door has been used to describe people switching jobs, from working as lawmakers, to being lobbyists, and vice versa. Governments hire industry professionals for their private sector experience, their influence within corporations that the government is attempting to regulate or do business with, and in order to gain political support (donations and endorsements) from private firms. Industry, in turn, hires people out of government positions to gain personal access to government officials, seek favorable legislation/regulation and government contracts in exchange for high-paying employment offers, and get inside information on what is going on in government. Related:  play revolving doorMarja van Bijsterveldto do

scienceguide: Zijlstra gispt werkgevers 4 september 2012 - Halbe Zijlstra voelt niets voor de eis van Bernard Wientjes voor het kennisbeleid. Wetenschapsbeleid moet uit de handen van EL&I blijven aldus de staatssecretaris van OCW. Het afscheid van Yvonne van Rooy leek een goede gelegenheid voor de VVD-bewindsman om zich publiekelijk tegen VNO-NCW te keren. Hun opvatting over een coherent kennisbeleid bevalt Ziljstra namelijk allerminst. Waar kon hij dat beter vertellen dan in de kring van wetenschappers en HO-bobo's? Zijn rede ter opening van het UU-jaar bood dan ook de kans. Halbe Zijlstra deed het subtiel. En toen kwam het. Halbe Zijlstra noemt dit "geen goede keuze." Het CDA voelde wel voor een echte onderwijsminister voor PO-VO-MBO (Van Bijsterveldt) en een brede kennisminister annex vice-premier voor R&D, HO, innovatie, economie en topsectoren (Verhagen). Hij vocht voor een zelfstandige rol als kennisbewindsman en kon de uitvoering van het rapport Veerman als een echte OCW-taak uitspelen tegen Verhagen cum suis.

The subtle enslavement of parents Idly thumbing through a local freesheet while on my coffee break this morning, I encountered a news article entitled ‘Dads Sentenced to a Year Behind The Wheel.’ It turned out to refer not to a curious punishment meted out by a whimsical magistrate, but to the fact that fathers apparently spend one whole year of their lives ferrying their children around, until they reach the age of 18 (when presumably they are using cars of their own). This wasn’t, of course, a genuine news story, but a Halfords press release from some months back, that has only just filtered through to the Horsham Advertiser – the company in question conducts some research, and then presents it as a piece of news that local newspapers can swallow up, using as content to fill their pages, in exchange for a plug for the company that commissioned the research. By the time his children are 18, the average Dad has spent the equivalent of a whole working year Taxi-ing his children around. Fair enough. Like this:

Julian Assange Early life Assange was born in Townsville. Hacking In September 1991, he was discovered hacking into the Melbourne master terminal of Nortel, a Canadian multinational telecommunications.[9] The Australian Federal Police tapped Assange's phone line (he was using a modem), raided his home at the end of October,[36][37] and eventually charged him in 1994 with thirty-one counts of hacking and related crimes.[9] Trax and Prime Suspect were each charged with a smaller number of offences.[38] In December 1996, he pleaded guilty to twenty-five charges (the other six were dropped), and was ordered to pay reparations of A$2,100 and released on a good behaviour bond,[9][34][39][40][41][42] avoiding a heavier penalty due to the perceived absence of malicious or mercenary intent and his disrupted childhood.[39][40][43][44] Programming WikiLeaks Assange, c. 2006 After his period of study at the University of Melbourne, Assange and others established WikiLeaks in 2006. U.S. legal position

Stichting Lezen & Schrijven Belangenverstrengeling Deze kwestie speelt vooral als er sprake is van zaken, beroepen waarin een grote mate van integriteit mag worden verwacht. Voorbeeld hiervan zijn het belang van een eerlijke en integere rechtspraak, politieke vertegenwoordiging en diverse andere vormen van vertegenwoordiging. Zelfs als er geen bewijs is van daadwerkelijke beïnvloeding van het ene belang door het ander kan er wel belangenverstrengeling bestaan. Belangenverstrengeling kan de geloofwaardigheid van een beroep en beroepsgroep aantasten. Om deze redenen worden in veel beroepen eisen gesteld aan de beroepsbeoefenaars waarbij ze bijvoorbeeld worden verplicht nevenfuncties te registreren in openbare registers (politici, rechters). Een bijzondere vorm van het begrip belangenverstrengeling is het begrip "schijn van belangenverstrengeling". Belangenverstrengeling in de praktijk[bewerken] In Nederland[bewerken] Rechterlijke macht in Nederland[bewerken] Bewindspersonen[bewerken] Ambtenaren[bewerken] Betrokkenheid[bewerken]

'Blind eye' turned to revolving door of EU lobbying A worrying number of officials go through the 'revolving door', leaving their EU job to work for big business and lobby groups often in the same policy area, says campaign group Is it right for senior officials in the European Commission jump into lobby jobs, and influence their former colleagues in their new employers' interest? Should a former head of cabinet be entitled to set up her own European Union lobby consultancy? Or a retired energy advisor be allowed to lobby for carbon capture and storage? A worrying number of officials go through the 'revolving door', leaving their EU job to work for big business and lobby groups, often in the same policy area. More than half of the laws in EU countries come from Brussels, so it is vital that these decisions work in the interests of people and environment. Time and time again, the commission has failed to take the this problem seriously, despite well-documented cases where potential conflicts of interest have not been properly addressed.

Jeeves Reginald Jeeves is a fictional character in the short stories and novels of P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975), being the valet of Bertie Wooster (Bertram Wilberforce Wooster). Both the name "Jeeves" and the character of Jeeves have come to be thought of as the quintessential name and nature of a valet or butler inspiring many similar characters (as well as the name of the Internet search engine Ask Jeeves). In a conversation with a policeman in "Jeeves and the Kid Clementina", Jeeves refers to himself as both a "gentleman's personal gentleman" and a "personal gentleman's gentleman Character[edit] The premise of the Jeeves stories is that the brilliant valet is firmly in control of his rich and foppish young employer's life. Jeeves is known for his convoluted yet precise speech and for quoting from Shakespeare and famous romantic poets. Inspiration and influence[edit] In his 1953 semi-autobiographical book written with Guy Bolton, Bring on the Girls! Family[edit] Stories[edit]

How to Start a Revolution Edit Article Edited by Steven Bluen, Tipper, Eric, Jonathan E. and 61 others There are times when it's necessary to fight against things that have become so wrong that they should no longer be. Things that were once small that have become big, but are no less wrong, must be made small again; a revolution, or a complete circle, is needed. Whether you want freedom from another country , or you want to overthrow an oppressive government, every fight is the same. A revolution (from the Latin revolutio, "a turnaround") is a significant change that usually occurs in a short period of time. Ad Steps 1Know your Goal. 10Realize that a drastic political or social revolution is almost always about freedom. Tips To be successful, you need to be totally committed; compromise is failure.There is strength in numbers. Warnings Have some idea about how you want society to look like after the revolution.

Marja van Bijsterveldt Janneke Marlene (Marja) van Bijsterveldt-Vliegenthart (Rotterdam, 27 juni 1961) is een Nederlandse politica. Ze is lid van het Christen-Democratisch Appèl (CDA) en maakte van 2010 tot 2012 als minister van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap deel uit van het kabinet-Rutte I. Eerder was ze staatssecretaris op hetzelfde departement, voorzitter van het CDA, burgemeester van Schipluiden en wethouder en gemeenteraadslid in Almere. Levensloop[bewerken] Gemeentepolitiek[bewerken] Na haar havo volgde ze een opleiding tot Verpleegkunde-A en werkte Van Bijsterveldt van 1981 tot 1990 in de gezondheidszorg. Van Bijsterveldt bleef burgemeester tot 1 januari 2003. Partijvoorzitterschap[bewerken] In november 2002 werd Van Bijsterveldt voorzitter van het CDA. Staatssecretaris[bewerken] Na de val van het kabinet-Balkenende IV op 20 februari 2010 volgde minister voor Jeugd en Gezin André Rouvoet minister van OCW Ronald Plasterk op en nam daarbij de portefeuille van staatssecretaris Sharon Dijksma over.