Another part of Emily's (Emily VanCamp) plan is set in motion when she goes on her first date with Daniel (Josh Bowman). Also, Victoria's (Madeleine Stowe) suspicions about Emily grow, so she tries to find more information on her new neighbor.
Originally, the corporate trust was a legal device used to consolidate power in large American corporate enterprises. In January 1882, Samuel C. T. Dodd, Standard Oil’s General Solicitor, conceived of the corporate trust to help John D. Rockefeller consolidate his control over the many acquisitions of Standard Oil, which was already the largest corporation in the world. The Standard Oil Trust was formed pursuant to a "trust agreement" in which the individual shareholders of many separate corporations agreed to convey their shares to the trust; it ended up entirely owning 14 corporations and also exercised majority control over 26 others. Nine individuals held trust certificates and acted as the trust's board of trustees. Of course, one of those trustees was Rockefeller himself, who held 41% of the trust certificates; the next most powerful trustee only held about 12%. This kind of arrangement became popular and soon had many imitators.
The Stargate Program is a fictional special access program that plays a key role in the Stargate franchise: it surrounds the operations of the Stargate on Earth. The core of the Stargate Program is Stargate Command (SGC), based at the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station near Colorado Springs, Colorado. During the run of Stargate SG-1, the NID is most critical of the Stargate Program, while the program is extended through the establishment of the Office of Homeworld Security/Homeworld Command and the International Oversight Advisory (IOA). The Atlantis Project as seen in Stargate Atlantis is part of the Stargate Program but works independently during season 1 of the show.
Despite alien attacks such as in "Lost City" and "Ex Deus Machina", all attempts are made throughout the series to keep the existence of the Stargate Program secret, assuming there would be mass panic if the public found out. Several alternate-universe episodes address the public reaction to the revelation of the Stargate Program. Nevertheless, some conspiracy theorists in the series assume extraterrestrial activity at the highest levels of the military. A very few select civilians such as Pete Shanahan and Jeannie Miller are also aware of the existence of the Program.
Democracy, or democratic government, is "a system of government in which all the people of a state or polity ... are involved in making decisions about its affairs, typically by voting to elect representatives to a parliament or similar assembly," as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary. Democracy is further defined as (a:) "government by the people; especially: rule of the majority (b:) " a government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them directly or indirectly through a system of representation usually involving periodically held free elections."
According to political scientistLarry Diamond, it consists of four key elements: (a) A political system for choosing and replacing the government through free and fair elections; (b) The active participation of the people, as citizens, in politics and civic life; (c) Protection of the human rights of all citizens, and (d) A rule of law, in which the laws and procedures apply equally to all citizens.
Democracy is a government simulation game that was first developed by Positech Games in 2005, with a sequel released in December 2007 and a third game in 2013. The player plays as if they are the president or prime minister of a democratic government. The player must introduce and alter policies in seven areas – tax, economy, welfare, foreign policy, transport, law and order and public services. Each policy has an effect on the happiness of various voter groups, as well as affecting factors such as crime and air quality. The player has to deal with "situations", which are typically problems such as petrol protests or homelessness, and also has to make decisions on dilemmas that arise each turn.
After deciding which nation to play as, the player must win the support of various factions which make up the electorate, including the religious, patriots, parents, capitalists, socialists, liberals, conservatives and others, and thus win the ensuing elections that take place. The player introduces policies and uses sliders to change the amount of government funding, level of a tax or generally the law and regulations in that particular area. Of course, because each individual person belongs to several factions (e.g: a Poor Conservative Smoker who is a Patriot or a Rich, Socialist person who is also a Drinker), it is practically impossible to control all the voters. Before each general election, two promises are made by the player to the electorate (e.g: reduce unemployment by 10%). If the player has not kept these promises by the next election, the people become annoyed and cynicism increases.
Satendra KumarUniversity of AllahabadSunday Times... We saw the participation of youth and women, not just at protest sites but also on the fields where they worked to till the land in the absence of their family members ... They have asserted their right to dissent as citizens of a democracy who deserve trust and respect from their political leaders ... .
This map is extremely dangerous to our democracy ... The results are a warning that Americans have lost faith and trust in our democracy ... There is a way to reroute and get ourselves back on a healthier road for our democracy ... Reforming the Electoral CountAct can help America get back on track to a healthier democracy.
Members of Wales’ nationalist party Plaid Cymru have voted to pass the Senedd co-operation deal with Welsh Labour...Following the vote, Mr Price said ... He added ... They placed their trust in a new democracy with an instruction to work differently – inclusively and co-operatively ... Please click here to do so ... .
Chief MinisterArvind Kejriwal said a legal guarantee for MSP would benefit the agricultural sector immensely ...DelhiNews ... ‘Democracy would be in peril if creative voices are stifled’Trial in riots cases, farmers’ protests a mockery ... For the last few years, people’s trust in democracy was fading away. This is the victory of democracy.” ... Tags ... Live Blog ... .
Additionally, the project will allow the development of databases of experts to help journalists access more diverse and inclusive sources ... From his side, Tawfik Jelassi affirmed ... The Netherlands has been a strong support of the CI sector at UNESCO, which is a pillar for democracy and access to information ... We value your trust and support.” ... .
SRINAGAR ... The NC leaders said such claims are “akin to running salt into the wounds” of the people of J&K, who are being “denied democracy” and not trusted with a popular government, whose democratic rights have been “crippled” and whose exclusive rights over the land, jobs and natural resources stand liquidated ... Start a Conversation. .
Srinagar, Nov 25 (GNS) ... “Such claims are akin to running salt into the wounds of the people of J&K, who are being denied democracy and not trusted with a popular government ; whose democratic rights have been crippled; whose exclusive rights over the land, jobs and natural resources stand liquidated,” they added ... (GNS). ....
Also Read ... Also Read ... Mehbooba Mufti. The NC leaders said such claims are “akin to running salt into the wounds” of the people of J-K, who are being “denied democracy” and not trusted with a popular government, whose democratic rights have been “crippled” and whose exclusive rights over the land, jobs and natural resources stand liquidated ... Twitter .
In addition to three new partner sites, five news outlets are now showing all 8 Trust Indicators ... In addition, five Brazilian Trust Project news partners - Agência Mural, Folha de S ... The Trust Project is grateful to its funders Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Democracy Fund and Google ... About the Trust Project ... SOURCE The Trust Project.
And The GlobalState of Democracy 2021 defines backsliding democracies as nations with “severe and deliberate democratic erosion.” The words speak for themselves ... “Democracy is at risk ... They should also prioritize (re)building the mutual trust between citizens and their representatives that characterizes the strongest democracies.”.
I do not need to tell you that we are living in democracy’s hour of maximum danger. Ours is an age of declining trust and growing extremism; the spread of lies and the erosion of truth; the primacy of an impulse for brute power and a deadly dearth of compassion and of neighborliness ... That compromise is the oxygen of democracy.
It’s so important, not just because we’re talking about legal violations and significant betrayals, but it’s important because having a government that people may not always agree with but can trust the integrity of is absolutely essential for having a self-governing democracy.
For Matteo Renzi, former Prime Minister of Italy, the Covid-19 pandemic provided a stress-test for governments and for health systems – and that in many countries in the world, especially those considered liberal democracies, they were found wanting ... “The citizen in liberal democracies do have a say.
Washington, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 23rd Nov, 2021 ) .The deaths of five people mowed down by a car at a US Christmas parade sent another jolt through a country already convulsed by acts of violence and at war with itself over culture, individual rights and the very notion of democracy.