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U.S. Government / Microsoft: Antitrust

Ted LowryPolitical Science 101Nathan HicksMarch 02, 1998 U.S. vs. Slick Willy The economic system of the United States is modeled after the theory of capitalism. Capitalism supports free enterprise – private business operating without government regulation (Janda 22). The United States does regulate private businesses. Sometimes special circumstances arise which threaten to weaken the overall […]

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Government Intervention Of The Internet

During the past decade, our society has become based solely on the ability to move large amounts of information across large distances quickly. Computerization has influenced everyone’s life. The natural evolution of computers and this need for ultra-fast communications has caused a global network of interconnected computers to develop. This global net allows a person […]

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The Government And Environmental Policy

The Government and Environmental Policy The purpose of the United States’ public policy law is to implement restrictions in an effort to solve problems, which can be seen with the Clean Water Act. Public policy has also been employed to reform the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Although the United States government is noble in […]

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The Future of the American Government

Introduction In Noam Chomsky’s famous speech of 1970 on the various future possibilities for the US government, he cited the possibility of achieving a libertarian socialist society in the United States of America. This, he said, could be achieved only by a popular revolutionary movement, rooted in the wide strata of the population and committed […]

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Government Analysis

The role that was initially played by federal government in the lives of Americans has changed drastically from the foundation to the latter years. The government seemed resilient in interfering with the lives of people. The state and the local government were the prominent powers that exercised greater freedom (James, 2003). As time went by, […]

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Federal government under the Constitution too weak

Introduction There is a big debate on whether the Federal government under the Constitution is too weak or too strong. Taking a critical analysis of the origin of federalism and constitutionalism, there are several lessons which may make one to either support Federal government under the constitution as a weak or strong system of government. […]

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The Executive of National and State Government

Since the mark of independence, the central government of the United States of America has emerged from a weak and powerless entity into a strong centralized government to what we know today as the Federal System. In an attempt to amend the Articles of Confederation in need of a more powerful central government, the Fathers […]

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Reinventing Government

The National Partnership for Reinventing Government and the President’s Management Agenda NPR was the longest initiative ever, in the history of the US federal government. NPR was replaced by PMA in 2001 by President George W. Bush. NPR and PMA had several similarities as well as differences. The two aimed to improve the way the […]

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Polity Government

A polity or mixed government is the best form of government. This is because under this form of government the citizens are equals and take turns to rule under law. This form of government have the middle class play the role of mediator between the rich and the poor, and will also have a political […]

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11 Asian governments pledge to save the ”Ghost of the Mountain”

The Kyrgyz Republic and representatives from 11 Central and South Asian countries made a historic pledge to protect and conserve snow leopards and their habitat in the high-mountain landscapes of Asia.Joined by conservation experts from around the world and the international donor community, the 12 nations endorsed the Bishkek Declaration on Snow Leopard Conservation and […]

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More teeth for corporate governance

Corporate governance will be strengthened by SEBI’s clause 49.The issue of corporate governance has acquired centre-stage as a consequence of foreign investments flowing into India. Overseas investors wish to be reassured that the companies they invest in will not only be managed well, but be required by law to be managed in an open and […]

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Independent directors constitute at least one-third of their boards will be delisted

Companies that fail to comply with SEBI’s revised ‘clause 49’ to ensure that independent directors constitute at least one-third of their boards will be delisted. To ensure corporate governance the securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has stipulated that effective from January 2006 at least one-third of the directors on the board of a […]

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How and why the Government spends and how this might affect Tescos

The government spends money on different things needed for the economy to ensure that standards of living in the country remain high and avoids the country from going down during recession. In a return the government receive money from taxes such as VAT, NI Tax, Income tax etc which is from the general public.This chart […]

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To what extent are the recent tax changes announced by the Singapore Government justified

The recent tax changes mentioned in the title refer to the Singapore government increasing Goods and Service Tax (GST) by 1%, from 3% to 4%, starting from January 1st 2003, as well as reducing personal and corporate income taxes. The effects of these changes vary depending on which view we take when looking at these […]

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The Formation of Authoritarian Governments

The Formation of Authoritarian Regimes             Over half the world’s population still live in societies defined as “partly free”, where many basic human liberties and democratic liberties are limited and the public  has very little individual freedom. This paper will examine the origin of authoritarian regimes. Social scientists look at competing societal and economic explanations […]

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Governance and security in Northeast Asia

Global governance concept is arguably well established in the field of global politics and international organizations. Although still vague in definition, global governance was ‘officially’ conceptualized by the United Nations: the sum of the many ways individuals and institutions, public and private, manage their common affairs. It is “a continuing process through which conflicting or […]

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What do sociologists mean by the term ‘globalization’ and how have they tried to explain it

Globalisation is one of the hottest debates in sociology today. There are numerous factors that could be considered within this essay, the rise of ‘global media’ the advancement of technology and the effects of ‘Americanisation’ or western ‘cultural imperialism’, to name a few. Instead this essay will first explore the two main arguments central to […]

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Compare and contrast two models of policy making

Policy Models are general principles in which the Government can take legislative measures and decide how to manage public affairs. This means that it helps determine which of the various policies achieve the goals and policies uplifted. There are many models that exist to analyze the creation and application of public policy. These models are […]

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Public Accountability and Transparency: The Imperatives of Good Governance

Madhav Godbole’s book, ‘Public accountability and transparency: the imperatives of good governance’ deals with the contemporary political, administrative, social scenario in the country. It also addresses the issues relating to the largely untouched areas of judiciary, media and corporate governance. It presents a well documented analysis of the current milieu and all agencies involved in […]

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The conservative Governments between 1979 and 1997

The 1980’s were characterised by unemployment and cuts in social expenditure. Very different values and political objectives from those inspired the conservative social policies of the eighties and nineties in the days of welfare consensus. The explicit aim of the Thatcher government was to roll back the power and role of the state. [Fraser, D. […]

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The government is best which governs the least

There have been many discussions and debates’ regarding this statement, yet, we do nothing to change it. A thought of a better place in this world and a better government controlling the society is an image that appears in our minds today. One person speaking out is surely a lost cause in its own. Take […]

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E-Government: on-line services for citizens and business

Traditionally, the interaction between a citizen or business and a government agency took place in a government office. With emerging information and communication technologies it is possible to locate service centers closer to the clients. Such centers may consist of an unattended kiosk in the government agency, a service kiosk located close to the client, […]

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