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International Pokies Impact Conference 2006 September 18-19, Eden on the Park, Melbourne, Australia (Popularity: )
Duty of Care proudly present the International Pokies Impact Conference to be held at Eden on the Park, Melbourne. Featuring Tim Costello AO (CEO, World Vision) as after dinner speaker, Phyllis Vineberg (Gambling Activist, Canada), Michael O’Neil (Economist), political party leaders including Nick Xenophon MP, People Power and the Greens along with aboriginal community leaders and other eminent speakers. The conference is being held prior to the Victorian state elections ...

'Jena Six' Incident is the Latest Manifestation of a Society Condemned to Racial Conflict (Popularity: )
The racially fueled incident that brought to life the so-called "Jena Six" began with the seemingly innocuous act of African-American students sitting under a "white tree" on the grounds of Louisiana's Jena High School -- a tree that was considered by white students to be an area "belonging" exclusively to whites. According to Ottawa self-mastery expert Patricia Wall, who specializes in exploring the root causes of behavior, racial conflict and ...

2010 Census Advertising Named Multicultural and Best Branded Campaign of the Year (Popularity: )
The U.S. Census Bureau is being recognized by Mediaweek, a leading advertising industry trade publication, for its 2010 Census advertising campaign - winning both the "Best Multicultural Campaign" and "Best Branded Content" awards in the publication's Media Plan of the Year competition.The primary purpose of the advertising efforts were to educate and motivate households to mail back their 2010 Census forms when they arrived in March - more than 72 ...

2010 Census: Hawaii Approaches Its 2000 Mail Participation Rate (Popularity: )
As of Friday, April 16, Hawaii is just two percentage points away from matching the mail participation rate it achieved in the 2000 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. New rates released today show that 62 percent of New Yorkers have mailed back their forms so far, compared with 64 percent in 2000. The nation as a whole - at 69 percent - is still three percentage points away ...

2010 Stamp Program Unveiled (Popularity: )
Nobel Peace Prize honoree Mother Teresa, legendary actress Katharine Hepburn, Negro Leagues Baseball and Cowboys of the Silver Screen are among the subjects headlining the 2010 stamp program, the U.S. Postal Service announced today.In addition, consumers get much-needed assistance in sending greeting cards: the first stamp designed especially for oversized or odd-sized cards. On May 17, the Postal Service will issue the Monarch butterfly stamp for use on cards that ...

Academy Scientist and Foremost Authority on Delta Bulrush Says 'His' Plant Could Help Ease Oil Spill Crisis (Popularity: )
A revered botanist at the Academy of Natural Sciences who first profiled and then named the delta bulrush says the plant has natural properties that could help reduce the impact of the Gulf oil spill on the Mississippi delta.Dr. Alfred Ernest Schuyler, the Academy's curator emeritus of botany and a prominent botanist in the international science community, is urging all sides involved in the crisis to give this slender sedge ...

Afghanistan, Bosnia, Taiwan and Hong Kong teach Canada lessons on how to build democracy, Queen’s studies show (Popularity: )
Thomas Axworthy, Chairman of the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) at Queen’s University, is calling on the Harper Government to review the lessons learned by some of the world’s newest democracies and to create The Democracy Canada Institute to promote democracy abroad. Four Transitions to Democracy studies looking at the progress of democracy in Afghanistan, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and are being offered up to foreign-policy stakeholders ...

Africa's Fraudulent Elections: A Non-Violent Alternative (Popularity: )
Nigeria will soon confront one of the most difficult challenges that any emerging Democracy must face, whether the rule of law as set by the courts will prevail. The Nigerian Supreme Court will soon decide if it will nullify last year's presidential elections on fraud charges. How the government reacts could well determine the future of the country. Nigeria is a sovereign nation, but the United States must urge the ...

AJC Applauds Convictions and Harsh Sentences for Halimi Killers (Popularity: )
AJC today applauded a French court for the conviction and sentencing of the gang responsible for the anti-Semitic kidnapping, torture, and murder of a young Jewish man, Ilan Halimi, in 2006. Ringleader Youssouf Fofana received the maximum life sentence with no possibility of parole for 22 years."Justice has been served," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "These thugs kidnapped a Jew because they believed the anti-Semitic myth that all Jews ...

AJC Welcomes New UN Security Council Resolution on Iran (Popularity: )
The American Jewish Committee welcomed the UN Security Council's unanimous adoption today of the latest in a series of resolutions against Iran's relentless quest for nuclear technology. Resolution 1747 will impose sanctions against Iran's nuclear and arms export programs, financial and other state-sponsored institutions and groups involved with the country's Revolutionary Guards. "The voice of the international community is unambiguous and unwavering," said AJC Executive Director David A. Harris. "Iran's ...