Got Milk?(R) and the NBA Showcase New National Teen Health and Fitness Initiative at Democracy Prep Charter School
New York Knicks Forward Wilson Chandler and Strength and Conditioning Coach Greg Brittenham Rally Students to Get Fit By Finals, Award School with a 'got milk?' Get Fit Grant
NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Knicks forward Wilson Chandler along with strength and conditioning coach...
New Democracy Corps Battleground Poll of Swing Districts Finds Strong, Bi-Partisan Opposition to Cutting Medicare-Funded Nursing Home Care
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Democracy
Battleground Poll of likely voters in swing congressional districts
conducted in mid-December when Congress was in its final FY 2008 budget
deliberations, and released today, found strong, bipartisan opposition to
Hundreds of Workers Gather to Denounce Efforts to Thwart Union Democracy
OAKLAND, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of
determined members of SEIU United Healthcare Workers - West (UHW) will
gather at their union headquarters (560 Thomas L. Berkley Way) Thursday at
4:00 p.m. to express outrage at escalating attempts by SEIU's Washington
White House Launches 'Fishy' Expedition
...ee speech seems to be, for the President, a rather pesky annoyance that keeps him from having his way on health care. Well, welcome to representative democracy
and the reality of opposing viewpoints, Mr. President. And for the next three and one-half years, with all due respect, get used to it."
Broad Coalition Says Consumer Role Is Key to Improving Health and Health Care
Deven McGraw, director of the Health Privacy Project for the Center for democracy
and Technology, said: "Sound policies are key to public trust -- without wh...ciation * CareGroup Healthcare System * Carestream Health Inc. * Center for democracy
and Technology * Center on Medical Record Rights and Privacy * Cisco System...
Public Ready for Changes to Health-Care System But Unclear About Necessary Trade-Offs, Citizen Forums Suggest
...s to promote public deliberation.
Kettering Foundation ( www.kettering.org ) is a research organization, focused on what it takes to make democracy
work as it should.
Medical Malpractice Survivors Decry Possible Stripping of Rights in President's Health Care Plan
...ical malpractice limits in his national health care proposal.
The survivors are working with the national consumer group Center for Justice & democracy
in trying to get their voices heard. CJ&D Executive Director Joanne Doroshow said, "Taxpayers have already been asked for billions of dollars to ...
The 2009 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards Honor Extraordinary Californians for Innovative, Practical Solutions
...alifornia to participate in a vibrant, successful and inclusive society. The Foundation's grantmaking focuses on three program areas: Arts, California democracy
and Youth. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided over $1 billion in grants to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations throughout California. With $1....
'America's Future Now' Straw Poll: Progressives See Health Care Reform With Public Option As Top Priority
...r highest priority, according to a straw poll of participants conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research for the Campaign for America's Future and democracy
Corps. Pollster Stan Greenberg joined Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage at the closing session of the three-day conference...
Progressive Groups to Spend More Than $82 Million to Ensure Real Health Care Reform Passes This Year
... in the effort include the Health Care for America Now campaign; the two main labor federations, the AFL-CIO and Change To Win; as well as MoveOn.org, democracy
for America and mobilization groups representing people of color, women and young people. The various organizations serve different functions, with th...
Democracy in Medical Technology
Interview of the Vice President
... -- that we have, in fact, achieved our objective in
terms of having a self-governing Iraq that's capable for the most part of
defending themselves, a democracy
in the heart of the Middle East, and a
nation that will be a positive force and influence, if you will, in the
future in terms of events and developme...
Democracy in Medical Dictionary
..., bridge design software, conferences, and more. Online vugraph, bridge articles, and software information. BRIDGE Building Resources in democracy
Governance and Elections ... BRIDGE and Bhutan. Thursday, 30 July 2009 ... series of BRIDGE trainings in cooperation ... Offers tutorial for b...
Democracy in Biological News
Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet
... Author and democracy
activist Frances Moore Lapp says we already know how to solve the pressing issues of our time, such as climate change and world hunger.
But she says ...
Human genomics in China
... on a correct direction, move forward bravely but with caution, carefully
organize and integrate the research teams, improve the management with both democracy
and discipline, and
work hard to explore the scientific truth, we shall be able to make faster and greater progress. On the other hand,
if we arroga...
Gladstone scientists create Wikipathways to foster research collaboration
.... "We recognize that several factors are critical for WikiPathways to be successful," said Dr. Pico. "Nevertheless, we believe that bringing a kind of democracy
to the process will be helpful and that this example might encourage others to develop similar mechanisms for disseminating information."
University-industry team developing coal cleaning technology in India
...hieve our mutual goals on energy security, poverty reduction, clean economic growth, and environmental conservation, said Under Secretary of State for democracy
and Global Affairs Paula Dobriansky.
The project team consists of researchers from three leading mining schools, Virginia Tech, Indian School of Mi...
Democracy in Biological Technology
Technology and democracy
The election is over. Discounting some mutterings on the Internet, it appears to have worked as intended. Thats not an assessment of the outcome, but rather of the process.
Yes, we appear to have some wildly divergent opinions of whats important and where we should be headed as a country. Yes,...
The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders
...her public company together.
Concerns - Biovail's Position is Opposed to Proper...areholders have attempted to frustrate shareholder democracy
at Biovail. This is further evidence of the Board'...shareholders with the ultimate form of shareholder democracy
respect to the election of directors ...
Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders
...to stockholders through liquidation
A decisive victory for stockholder democracy
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P....ert, BVF Founder and President stated, "This is a great day for stockholder democracy
-- stockholders have spoken and their wishes have prevailed. Avigen's remai...
Debate over Taxpayer Bill of Rights shows need for true tax reform
The Taxpayer Bill of Rights would be a formula-driven constitutional amendment that would take all of the judgment and, thus, a bit of the democracy
-- out of governing. Wisconsin needs more effective governing, not a plan that puts all decisions on automatic pilot. Lawmakers may do better to addre...
An Argentine biotechman in Wisconsin
He finally became professor of phytochemistry and professor and chairman of the Department of Organic Chemistry. In 1983 with the return of democracy
to Argentina, he became the director of Argentina's National Research Council, which is the leading scientific organization in that country.
IT - Does everybody get a vote?
...pt all the others that have been tried." Certainly one of the challenges of democracy
is that it encourages a confusion of popularity with leadership, and this p...d the occasional historical aberration such as Chile, people who live under democracy
for a period of time develop an attachment at least to the ideal of their i...
Democracy and the Net - How American ideals are quietly influencing the world
... March, the Internet was appropriately described as a foundation of democratic society in the 21st century because the core values of the Internet and democracy
are so aligned. Heres what the group said:
The Internet is fundamentally about openness, participation, and freedom of expression for all -- incre...
Bridging the digital divide is the wrong battle cry
I received this e-mail that summarized Andrew Rasiej, the Personal democracy
Forum (PDF) co-founder and digital-divide activist, who made what some ref...vic participation and democracy.
Rasiej then announced that the Personal democracy
Forum will launch an online petition to elect "the first tech president." H...
Ethics Board site offers welcome contrast to state IT mistakes
...g in the public policy sandbox and what they are working on.
Perhaps other state IT purchases haven't paid off, but this one pays dividends to our democracy
Recent articles by Tom Still
Tom Still: In a fast-paced economy, lawmakers must pick up speed
Tom Still: Legislature shoul...
Democracy in Biological Definition
.... The most basic tenets of humanism are that humans matter and can solve human problems, and that science , freedom of speech , rational thought , democracy
, and freedom in the arts are worthy pursuits or goals for all peoples. Modern humanism depends on reason and logic and rejects the supernatural .
Democracy in Biological Dictionary
...hanisms that control cell growth and division. By Tim ... Mechanisms controlling cell growth , division unveiled. Instructor links writing to democracy
... Researchers have described the mechanism by which p53 regulates cells and ... Abnormal cell proliferation and growth are characteristics ...