Political Advocacy

Commodity Activism: Cultural Resistance in Neoliberal Times

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If you want to approach your Mayor or Council about an issue, find out if there is an advisory body that deals with the area you are inquiring about. This is because in the former the winner emerges in the first and only contest, so it is vital for voters and politicians to act in a strategic manner and coalesce around likely winners. This transparency enables the electorate to make informed decisions and give proper weight to different speakers and messages.

The Shareholder Action Guide: Unleash Your Hidden Powers to

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Washington DC How does money impact on politics? The new law will essentially flip voter registration procedures at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Some of the results, such as the electoral results from Benue State in the Southern middle-belt were very surprising to me, as the APC won in that state. The legislation includes provisions to limit political ad spending by companies that received government bailouts from the Troubled Asset Relief Program, as well as those with government contracts or that are more than 20 percent foreign owned.

The Awakening of the Silent Majority?

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We help create a multi-party political system by working with parties to strengthen their internal democracy, prepare for elections, develop issue-based policy platforms that address citizens’ concerns, and implement financial best practices. Thus, as a result of studying extracts from protocols of constitutional referendum, in about 440 out of 475 precincts some problems were revealed, including absence of baseline information, arithmetic irregularities, absence of commission members’ signatures, and noncompliance of PEC protocols with the official data published by CEC, etc.

The campaign text book of the Democratic Party of the United

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In federal races alone, "last-minute" political spending by labor unions, trade associations and other non-profit advocacy groups topped $335 million last year, up from $37.9 million in 2004, according to Center for Responsive Politics, which has tracked the reports non-profits have filed with the Federal Election Commission. Second, substantial time would be required to bring clarity to the application of the statutory provision on these points in order to avoid any chilling effect caused by some improper interpretation.

Undercover Patriot

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Which of the following methods does a contemporary campaign use to disseminate information quickly? Finest client list of winners (97%) in the business! In those instances, the American public instinctively rallied around its president. To stand any chance of selling these ideas to the Turkish electorate and breaking the 10 percent threshold, the HDP must build on the momentum it gained in the presidential elections in order to move beyond its history as an exclusively Kurdish party and become an alternative for all Turkish citizens.

Defiant Dads: Fathers' Rights Activists in America

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Beyond the policies and rhetoric of these figures, women have faced even greater restraints on their participation in government from the Guardian Council, the authoritative and religious body of six jurists and six theologians that’s often considered to be the single-most influential body in the government. A functional analysis of presidential television spots: A comparison of Korean and American ads. In that Act passed more than 60 years ago, Congress extended the prohibition on corporate support of candidates to cover not only direct contributions, but independent expenditures as well.

Moving Histories of Class and Community: Identity, Place and

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Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) In a separate matter, Rep. That suggests low turnout, as well as more states in play if the race tightens up. The Supreme Court’s refusal to consider whether states can force groups who publish purely informational, nonpartisan voter guides to abide by regulations similar to those imposed on candidates and PACs threatens the activities of every nonprofit that mentions the names of public officials – which is virtually all of them. The following evening, thousands gathered outside the PP offices in Madrid and in a dozen other cities in protests organized by phone calls and SMS.

Mobilizing Against Nuclear Energy: A Comparison of Germany

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The Bellotti Court confronted a dramatically different factual situation from the one that confronts us in this case: a state statute that barred business corporations' expenditures on some referenda but not others. Key takeaways from the study: Sections 4(f) and 203 of the Voting Rights Act address discrimination against language minorities. The present research extends hostile media research by offering an expanded model to examine people’s perceptions in the psychological sense, and places the discussion of hostile media effects toward the direction of online media environment.

The Women's Victory - and After: Personal Reminiscences,

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The community people, civil society members and other concerned stakeholders have expressed their positive feeling towards the impact of the Jagaran Nepal's activities. These include imperialism/colonialism, state formation, labor migration, demographic trends, gender issues in development, religious movements and nationalism, the challenges to national sovereignty, waves of democratization, culture and mass media, struggles for human rights, environmental sustainability, the advantages and disadvantages of globalization, and movements of resistance.

French Canadian Rebels as Australian Convicts

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Although concerns had long been rising over soft money in federal elections, the widespread and growing use of soft money for so-called issue advocacy since 1996 has raised questions over the integrity of current regulations and the feasibility of any limits on campaign money. Young people aren’t thinking about the next rung on the corporate ladder,” he added. “They’re thinking, ‘How can I be the boss?’” Precisely what Guillot and Voetsch were thinking when they raised $20,000 in private investments and launched their 21st century consultancy.