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  1. Barack Obama

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    Phi Delta Kappan, 2008

    2008-01-01

    This article presents a speech that Senator Barack Obama delivered in Thornton, Colorado, in May 2008, summarizing his education beliefs and proposals. One of the highlights of Obama's education proposal is fixing the broken promises of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). As President, he will work with the nation's governors and educators to create and…

  2. Barack Obama, Ano I

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    ANTÔNIO LASSANCE

    2010-01-01

    Que tipo de presidente é Barack Obama?
    Este artigo sugere: nem Lincoln, como nos sonhos do
    próprio Obama, nem Carter, como os Republicanos
    pintam. Lyndon Johson é o arquétipo mais próximo,
    devido a vários aspectos. O mais importante são as
    duas agendas similares: uma, em política externa,
    herdada, é a agenda da guerra; a outra, nas políticas
    públicas domésticas, se refere à expansão dos direitos
    sociais. T...

  3. Barack Obama, Ano I

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    ANTÔNIO LASSANCE

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Que tipo de presidente é Barack Obama?
    Este artigo sugere: nem Lincoln, como nos sonhos do
    próprio Obama, nem Carter, como os Republicanos
    pintam. Lyndon Johson é o arquétipo mais próximo,
    devido a vários aspectos. O mais importante são as
    duas agendas similares: uma, em política externa,
    herdada, é a agenda da guerra; a outra, nas políticas
    públicas domésticas, se refere à expansão dos direitos
    sociais. Terá Obama o mesmo destino?

  4. A sociologia pública em tempos de Barack Obama

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    Michael Burawoy

    Full Text Available O presente artigo, baseado em discurso dirigido à Sociedade Japonesa de Sociologia, na Universidade de Tohoku, recoloca as formulações centrais da sociologia pública, identificando os quatro estilos do fazer sociológico. Isso é feito à luz do cenário aberto com a profunda crise por que passa o sistema capitalista mundial. Mesmo ciente das diferentes tradições nacionais e da desigualdade internacional, e apesar delas, acreditamos que, como sociólogos, compartilhamos uma ambição e uma missão comum, que seria o combate ao paradigma baseado no fundamentalismo do mercado, que atualmente demonstra gravíssimos sinais de crise e de exaustão. Nesse sentido, resulta como tarefa primordial que os sociólogos canalizem as reações à crise em direção à criação de uma sociedade civil mais fortalecida e democrática, e de uma esfera pública mais robusta e inclusiva.

  5. "Politics 2.0": a campanha online de Barack Obama em 2008

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    Wilson Gomes

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available O artigo examina o estágio mais recente do padrão das campanhas políticas on-line em eleições presidenciais do ponto de vista dos recursos e instrumentos empregados como parte das operações de comunicação política em redes digitais. Como as eleições americanas de 2008, em geral, e a campanha on-line de Barack Obama, em particular, representam a face mais recente e, até o momento, mais exitosa desse tipo de operação política, os recursos e instrumentos empregados na campanha de Obama serão tomados como um estudo de caso. Trata-se, portanto, de uma prospecção sobre uma experiência de emprego de recursos digitais e on-line em campanhas políticas com o objetivo de reconhecer o patamar a que foram levadas as campanhas on-line e de estabelecer generalizações sobre tendências e possibilidades desse tipo de campanha política. Concluímos que, embora o uso dos recursos de comunicação digital não seja a causa do sucesso da campanha de Obama ou mesmo da mobilização gerada e da popularidade que teve entre o eleitorado jovem, eles certamente fazem parte do ambiente social e político que determinou esses fenômenos.

  6. Putting Barack Obama's Candidacy in Historical Perspective

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    Rogers, Ibram

    2008-01-01

    Senator Barack Obama's historic candidacy for president of the United States has generated an intense and thoughtful national discussion within Black America. His campaign has brought several issues to the fore. Recently, the author spoke with five of the most preeminent Black scholars in the nation to search out some of their thoughts on five key…

  7. Euroopa ja USA: liidus tulevikuks / Barack Obama

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    Obama, Barack, 1961-

    2010-01-01

    Ameerika Ühendriikide president kirjutab 19.-20. novembril Lissabonis toimuvast NATO tippkohtumisest, USA ja Euroopa vastastikusest vajalikkusest ning NATO-sisesest koostööst. Barack Obama leiab, et NATO ja Venemaa võiksid taaskäivitada oma suhted

  8. A Diplomacia Presidencial de Barack Obama

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    Cristina Soreanu Pecequilo

    2009-04-01

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    O artigo objetiva analisar as recentes

    iniciativas externas dos EUA por meio da diplomacia

    presidencial de Barack Obama.

  9. Start-Up Rhetoric in Eight Speeches of Barack Obama

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    O'Connell, Daniel C.; Kowal, Sabine; Sabin, Edward J.; Lamia, John F.; Dannevik, Margaret

    2010-01-01

    Our purpose in the following was to investigate the start-up rhetoric employed by U.S. President Barack Obama in his speeches. The initial 5 min from eight of his speeches from May to September of 2009 were selected for their variety of setting, audience, theme, and purpose. It was generally hypothesized that Barack Obama, widely recognized for…

  10. Barack Obama, the Exodus Tradition, and the Joshua Generation

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    Murphy, John M.

    2011-01-01

    This essay explores Barack Obama's invocation of the Exodus during his 2008 presidential campaign. It argues Obama's turn to Exodus, his rare embodiment of Joshua, and his renewal of the American covenant nicely addressed major rhetorical problems that he faced. Of equal importance, his campaign oratory opens an important line of inquiry into the…

  11. Unity and Duality in Barack Obama's "A More Perfect Union"

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    Terrill, Robert E.

    2009-01-01

    Faced with a racialized political crisis that threatened to derail his campaign to become the first African American president of the United States, Barack Obama delivered a speech on race titled "A More Perfect Union." He begins by portraying himself as an embodiment of double consciousness, but then invites his audience to share his…

  12. The NHS could learn from inspiring leaders like Barack Obama.

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    Coghill, Yvonne

    2017-02-01

    I remember November 2008 like it was yesterday. I was the lead for the NHS Leadership Academy's national Breaking Through programme for black and minority ethnic staff, and recall being at our annual conference bursting with pride at the news that Barack Obama had been elected president of the United States.

  13. The Interpersonal Metafunction Analysis of Barack Obama's Victory Speech

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    Ye, Ruijuan

    2010-01-01

    This paper carries on a tentative interpersonal metafunction analysis of Barack Obama's victory speech from the interpersonal metafunction, which aims to help readers understand and evaluate the speech regarding its suitability, thus to provide some guidance for readers to make better speeches. This study has promising implications for speeches as…

  14. Barack Obama: o polêmico Nobel da Paz

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    Virgílio Caixeta Arraes

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available O artigo trata do Prêmio Nobel da Paz
    de 2009, destinado ao Presidente Barack Obama.
    A pre miação foi considerada polêmica por ter sido
    concedida no início do seu mandato, o que dificulta
    uma avaliação equilibrada.

  15. Barack Obama, the War on Terrorism and the US Hegemony

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    TELATAR, Gökhan

    2014-01-01

    The war on terrorism constituted a vision oriented in reconstructing American hegemony by consisting of elements such that combat against terrorist organizations, democracy promotion and elimination of mass destruction weapons threat after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Barack Obama severely criticized George W. Bush administration's policies concerning the war on terrorism. Thus, he has intended to strengthen the American hegemony by maintaining this vision through more mentalist p...

  16. Positive emotions and the social broadening effects of Barack Obama.

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    Ong, Anthony D; Burrow, Anthony L; Fuller-Rowell, Thomas E

    2012-10-01

    Past experiments have demonstrated that the cognitive broadening produced by positive emotions may extend to social contexts. Building on this evidence, we hypothesized that positive emotions triggered by thinking about Barack Obama may broaden and expand people's sense of self to include others. Results from an expressive-writing study demonstrated that African American college students prompted to write about Obama immediately prior to and after the 2008 presidential election used more plural self-references, fewer other-references, and more social references. Mediation analyses revealed that writing about Obama increased positive emotions, which in turn increased the likelihood that people thought in terms of more-inclusive superordinate categories (we and us rather than they and them). Implications of these findings for the role of positive emotions in perspective-taking and intergroup relations are considered.

  17. Barack Obama : Ameerika väärib paremat / Aadu Hiietamm

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    Hiietamm, Aadu, 1954-

    2008-01-01

    Ameerika Ühendriikide presidendivalimiste demokraatide kandidaat Barack Obama kritiseeris parteikongressil president George W. Bushi ja vabariiklaste presidendikandidaati John McCaini. Vt. samas: Bush on meid auku ajanud; Obama ei taha külma sõda

  18. Making a Difference? Evaluating the Impact of President Barack Obama

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    James Goldgeier

    2010-01-01

    Barack Obama prometió durante su campaña electoral poner fin a la guerra en Irak y al mismo tiempo poner a disposición los recursos necesarios para combatir a los Talibán en Afganistán. En marzo, anunció una estrategia para Afganistán y Pakistán centrada en la derrota de Al Qaeda. En agosto, definía la guerra en Afganistán claramente como "una guerra de necesidad". Pero tras recibir del General Stanley McChristal la evaluación de las tropas necesarias para cumplir con la nueva estrategia, Oba...

  19. Making a Difference? Evaluating the Impact of President Barack Obama

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    James Goldgeier

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Barack Obama prometió durante su campaña electoral poner fin a la guerra en Irak y al mismo tiempo poner a disposición los recursos necesarios para combatir a los Talibán en Afganistán. En marzo, anunció una estrategia para Afganistán y Pakistán centrada en la derrota de Al Qaeda. En agosto, definía la guerra en Afganistán claramente como "una guerra de necesidad". Pero tras recibir del General Stanley McChristal la evaluación de las tropas necesarias para cumplir con la nueva estrategia, Obama empezó una extensa revisión para determinar si se seguía el curso correcto. En West Point en diciembre, el presidente declaró que se enviarían 30.000 nuevas tropas americanas al conflicto, pero prometió acometer la retirada pasados 18 meses.

  20. Fathers of the Nation: Barack Obama Addresses Nelson Mandela

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    Elisa Bordin

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available This essay analyzes Barack Obama’s Nelson Mandela Memorial speech together with other seminal texts of Obama’s political and personal creed, such as his book Dreams from My Father (1995 and his speech “A More Perfect Union” (2008. This reading becomes helpful to understand Mandela’s transnational power, which Obama uses to comment on the United States by comparing Madiba to other American “fathers of the nation.” Thus, he uproots Mandela’s from a specifically South African legacy, expands his figure, and addresses him as a transnational father of his own nation, whose power, influence, and example transcend South African borders. As a consequence of this enlargement and transnational validation of Mandela’s figure, the speech delivered at the Memorial becomes an occasion to tackle American past and future, while the memory of Madiba and his driving example in Obama’s life serve to reinforce previous positions conveyed in other discourses by the American President, such as the “A More Perfect Union” speech delivered in Philadelphia in 2008.

  1. Viiteid Barack Obama valitsusstiilile võib leida tema valimiskampaaniast / Liisa Past

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    Past, Liisa

    2008-01-01

    Autor on seisukohal, et nii Barack Obama võit kui ka John McCaini leppimine oma kaotusega olid selged juba paar nädalat enne valimisi. Kirjeldades J. McCaini kampaania lõppu, märgib autor, et B. Obama võidule aitas kaasa terav majanduskitsikus ja selgem kampaaniadistsipliin. Lisad

  2. Not Stopping at First: Racial Literacy and the Teaching of Barack Obama

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    Smith, William L.

    2014-01-01

    In this article the author speaks to the teaching of Barack Obama in U.S. schools. Drawing from scholarly literature on the heroification of American historical figures in public memory, the author argues that focusing on Obama's firstness as an African American may lead students to have incomplete and misleading understandings of what the…

  3. Has the Dream Been Fulfilled? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & President Barack Hussein Obama

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    Robinson, Nichelle Boyd; Moore, Virginia J.; Williams-Black, Thea H.

    2015-01-01

    Equality for all was the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and he knowingly laid the foundation for and inspired the first African-American President of the United States of America, Barack Hussein Obama, who also had the dream of "Change" for America. These men exhibited how working together can make dreams become reality. For the…

  4. Assessing the Debt: George W. Bush's Legacy and the Future of Public Education under Barack Obama

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    Means, Alex; Taylor, Kendall

    2010-01-01

    This article utilizes Gloria Ladson-Billings' notion of educational debt in order to explore the historical, economic, and cultural politics of education reform under George W. Bush and Barack Obama. It tracks the No Child Left Behind Act across a number of fields in order to claim that Bush's expansion of the educational debt should be understood…

  5. An Interview with Barack Obama: "The Most Important Skill Is Knowledge"

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    Hebel, Sara

    2007-01-01

    Barack Obama agreed to answer a series of questions submitted via e-mail to his campaign. This article presents excerpts of "The Chronicle"'s exchange with the senator and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, in which he discussed his policy suggestions for student aid and college access; the appropriate role of the federal…

  6. An Open Letter to President Barack Obama from C. Frederick Risinger

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    Risinger, C. Frederick

    2010-01-01

    This article presents an open letter to President Barack Obama written by the author to express his concerns about the increasing emphasis on mathematics and science education along with the continued emphasis on reading/language arts while a fourth major curriculum area--social studies--is being marginalized by lack of funding and reduced…

  7. Has the Dream Been Fulfilled? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & President Barack Hussein Obama

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    Robinson, Nichelle Boyd; Moore, Virginia J.; Williams-Black, Thea H.

    2015-01-01

    Equality for all was the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and he knowingly laid the foundation for and inspired the first African-American President of the United States of America, Barack Hussein Obama, who also had the dream of "Change" for America. These men exhibited how working together can make dreams become reality. For the…

  8. Right Brain/Left Brain President Barack Obama's Uncommon Leadership Ability and How We Can Each Develop It

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    Decosterd, Mary Lou

    2010-01-01

    Right Brain/Left Brain President: Barack Obama's Uncommon Leadership Ability and How We Can Each Develop It is an inspirational guide to leadership as it should be practiced, conveyed through an up-close look at the man who sets the new leadership bar. Author Mary Lou D'costerd uses her Right Brain/Left Brain Leadership Model to frame Barack Obama's leadership skill sets. Her book shows that Obama's unique brand of leadership is the result of his extraordinary ability to leverage full-brain potential in the ways he thinks, decides, and acts. ||Right Brain/Left Brain President examines Obama's

  9. Presidents and health reform: from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Barack Obama.

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    Morone, James A

    2010-06-01

    The health care reforms that President Barack Obama signed into law in March 2010 were seventy-five years in the making. Since Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. presidents have struggled to enact national health care reform; most failed. This article explores the highly charged political landscape in which Obama maneuvered and the skills he brought to bear. It contrasts his accomplishments with the experiences of his Oval Office predecessors. Going forward, implementation poses formidable challenges for Democrats, Republicans, and the political process itself.

  10. A Tenor Analysis of Barack Obama's Speech on Boston Marathon Bombing Event

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    黄骥

    2013-01-01

    Systemic-Functional Grammar is a sociologically oriented functional linguistic approach developed by M. A. K. Halli-day. One of the focuses of SFG is register, which is composed of field, tenor and mode. Halliday particularly developed these three main parameters, which are useful for characterizing the nature of the social transaction of the participants. In this essay, the method of tenor is used for analyzing Barack Obama's speech on Boston Marathon bombing event to explore how Obama trans-fers his ideas to audience in order to achieve his goals.

  11. Thomas J. Sugrue, Not even Past. Barack Obama and the Burden of Race.

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    Gloria Wekker

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available With the title “Not even Past,” historian and sociologist Thomas J. Sugrue alludes to a motto used by Barack Obama in his most famous speech “A more perfect union,” held in Philadelphia on March 18, 2008, when, pressured by the uproar around the sermons of his pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, he positioned himself with regard to race. Obama himself borrowed the phrase from William Faulkner, who wrote “The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past.” The title also serves as an apt ban...

  12. Barack Obama Blindness (BOB): Absence of Visual Awareness to a Single Object.

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    Persuh, Marjan; Melara, Robert D

    2016-01-01

    In two experiments, we evaluated whether a perceiver's prior expectations could alone obliterate his or her awareness of a salient visual stimulus. To establish expectancy, observers first made a demanding visual discrimination on each of three baseline trials. Then, on a fourth, critical trial, a single, salient and highly visible object appeared in full view at the center of the visual field and in the absence of any competing visual input. Surprisingly, fully half of the participants were unaware of the solitary object in front of their eyes. Dramatically, observers were blind even when the only stimulus on display was the face of U.S. President Barack Obama. We term this novel, counterintuitive phenomenon, Barack Obama Blindness (BOB). Employing a method that rules out putative memory effects by probing awareness immediately after presentation of the critical stimulus, we demonstrate that the BOB effect is a true failure of conscious vision.

  13. Climate Cooperation——Highlights of Barack Obama's Visit to China

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    Gao Xiaosheng

    2009-01-01

    Barack Obama, the first US president who came to China in his first term, finished his four-day visit on November 18th, 2009. Many important officials ac-companied him such as Sectary of State Hillary Clin-ton, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Energy secretary Steven Chu and Trade Representative Kirk, so his visit was also interpreted as a signal to show friendliness to China.

  14. "America's Mandela": South African responses to the rise of Barack Obama

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    10187987 - Du Pisani, Jacobus Adriaan; Kim, Kwangsu

    2013-01-01

    In this article reactions in the South African media to the emergence of Barack Obama as contender in the 2008 US presidential election, then as official Democratic Party presidential candidate and then as US President-elect are analysed. The context of US-SA relations is sketched first to highlight the type of issues of US-SA relations that would be important for South Africans.Then the opinions of politicians, economists, editors, academics and letter-writers representing the pu...

  15. Beyond Post-Racial Narratives: Barack Obama and the (Re)shaping of Racial Memory in US Schools and Society

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    Smith, William L.; Brown, Anthony L.

    2014-01-01

    Drawing from the work of "cultural memory" and "racial formation theory" (Omi and Winant 1994) we explore the ascension of Barack Obama as an illustration of how "race" is understood and remembered. This article focuses on the public media discourse of the 2012 Obama re-election to illustrate how the narrative morphed…

  16. Barack Obama e os filhos da Globalização

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    Robert Allen

    2009-01-01

    O artigo sustenta que a eleição de Barack Obama, como o 44o presidente dos Estados Unidos da América, foi um evento de profunda significação histórica. Obama rompeu uma longa tradição de eleição de presidentes brancos, uma tradição legalmente reforçada pelas leis norte-americanas que negavam, durante muito tempo, o direito de voto às pessoas negras e mulheres de todas as raças. Essa história também oferece um profundo entendimento sobre o fenômeno Obama, cujo ...

  17. Gobierno de Barack Obama: una explicación desde el institucionalismo

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    Javier Garay

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo trata de explicar, desde el institucionalismo, los problemas domésticos que ha tenido el gobierno de Barack Obama en los Estados Unidos. Se parte del hecho que este gobierno ha tenido una buena imagen en el ámbito internacional, pero ha tenido dificultades para generar consensos en el ámbito doméstico. Para esto, en el artículo se afirma que este gobierno demócrata se aleja de los valores, cultura y sociedad estadounidenses.

  18. Mitos y símbolos en la campaña de Barack Obama

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    AracelI Soní-Soto

    2011-01-01

    El uso de las redes sociales en Internet desempeñó un papel fundamental en el triunfo electoral de Barack Obama en las últimas elecciones norteamericanas. El análisis de este fenómeno proporciona la pauta para visualizar su incidencia en la transformación cultural y política de la sociedad en la medida que propició una amplia participación ciudadana, coherente con los ideales democráticos. Sin embargo, el éxito de la contienda no se puede atribuir exclusivamente al uso de los medios, sino a l...

  19. The Interpersonal Meaning of Personal Pronouns in Barack Obama's Inaugural Speech for a Second Term

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    殷聪慧

    2013-01-01

    The personal pronoun, as an indispensible perspective of interpersonal functions, has been frequently adopted in the public speech. According to the framework of interpersonal meaning, the paper will analyze of usage of the first person pronouns, the second pronouns and the third person pronouns analyze Barack Obama's inaugural speech for a second term, which will show how Obama makes full use of personal pronouns to achieve his political purposes.%文章以系统功能语法中的人际功能理论为基础,从人称方面对奥巴马连任的就职演讲进行人际意义的分析,对第一人称、第二人称、第三人称代词三者的分布使用进行详细讨论,旨在说明人称在人际功能分析方面的重要作用。

  20. President Barack Obama addresses the 146th annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences.

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    2009-06-16

    On April 27, 2009, President Barack Obama addressed members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) gathered at its 146th annual meeting in Washington, D.C. In his speech, the president shared his plans to give science and technology a central role in the nation's future and an immediate place in America's economic renewal. He outlined steps he is taking to increase research spending, achieve energy independence, and improve science education. Included was what Mr. Obama cited as the largest commitment to scientific research in American history-devoting more than 3% of our gross domestic product to research and development. "Next, we are restoring science to its rightful place," Mr. Obama told a packed NAS auditorium audience. "Under my administration, the days of science taking a backseat to ideology are over." He appealed to scientists' sense of personal responsibility to reach and educate young Americans: "I want to challenge you to use your love and knowledge of science to spark a sense of wonder and excitement in a new generation." President Obama was welcomed to the National Academy of Sciences by President Ralph J. Cicerone and John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The following is a transcript of that speech.

  1. Continuing Inequity through Neoliberalism: The Conveyance of White Dominance in the Educational Policy Speeches of President Barack Obama

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    Hairston, Thomas W.

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this critical discourse analysis is to examine how the political speeches and statements of President Barack Obama knowingly or unknowingly continue practices and policies of White privilege within educational policy and practice by constructing education in a neoliberal frame. With presidents having the ability to communicate…

  2. The Relationship between Racial Identity and Perceived Significance of the Election of President Barack Obama among African American Mothers.

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    Franco, Marisa; Smith-Bynum, Mia

    2016-01-01

    African American women's racial identity is a major determinant for how they interpret the world around them, yet there is little research examining how specific aspects of racial identity are linked with attitudes about an event that has been highly significant for African-Americans: the election of President Barack Obama. The current study examined the relationship between African American mothers' racial identity and their perceived significance of the election of President Barack Obama as an indicator of reduced systemic and actual racism for African Americans, using a sample of 110 African American mothers residing in a Northeastern metropolitan area. Results revealed that racial centrality and assimilation positively predicted perceived significance of President Obama's election for diminishing racism. Implications and future directions are discussed.

  3. Barack Obama, John Lewis, and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Struggle

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    Glenn T. Eskew

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The watershed election in 2008 of Barack Obama as the first President of the United States to have African ancestry resulted from the life work of such civil rights activists as U.S. Congressman John Lewis. Born on a sharecropper’s farm in 1940, the African American Lewis grew up in segregated Alabama. As a college student in Nashville, he joined the sit-in protests and volunteered for the original Freedom Ride in 1961. He was elected chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, becoming the youngest speaker at the March on Washington in 1963. The radical shift to Black ultimately forced Lewis out of SNCC. Consequently Lewis capitalized on the Voting Rights Act of 1965, turned his attentions to voter registration campaigns, and continued working within the system. In 1986 he won election to the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Atlanta’s Fifth Congressional District, a seat he continues to hold today.

  4. François Durpaire, Olivier Richomme, L’Amérique de Barack Obama

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    Luc Benoit à la Guillaume

    2008-05-01

    Full Text Available Étoile montante sur la scène politique américaine, premier homme politique noir capable de séduire l’électorat blanc, Barack Obama est aujourd’hui candidat à l’investiture du parti démocrate pour les élections présidentielles de 2008. Bien que son autobiographie publiée en 1995, Dreams from my Father. A Story of Race and Inheritance, se soit vendue à plus d’un million d’exemplaires aux États-Unis, elle n’a toujours pas été traduite. Seul son dernier ouvrage, L’Audace d’espérer : une nouvelle ...

  5. Mitos y símbolos en la campaña de Barack Obama

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    AracelI Soní-Soto

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available El uso de las redes sociales en Internet desempeñó un papel fundamental en el triunfo electoral de Barack Obama en las últimas elecciones norteamericanas. El análisis de este fenómeno proporciona la pauta para visualizar su incidencia en la transformación cultural y política de la sociedad en la medida que propició una amplia participación ciudadana, coherente con los ideales democráticos. Sin embargo, el éxito de la contienda no se puede atribuir exclusivamente al uso de los medios, sino a la confluencia entre estos y la significación de los mensajes, cuyo arraigo se encuentra en los mitos de origen y en sus representaciones simbólicas.

  6. Barack Obama – the new charismatic political actor - a discourse analysis

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    Ada-Maria Țîrlea

    2016-09-01

    Full Text Available The American president, Barack Obama, is considered to be one of the most charismatic figures of the 21st century. His speeches are the best asset through which he emphasizes this quality. Although, he hasn’t always been considered to be a successful politician, he made his entrance on the political arena in 2004, when he delivered one of his best speeches. The aim of this paper is to reveal the most important elements of a political discourse that can contribute to creating a good image of a political actor. Using the critical discourse analysis method, we are trying to see if there is a connection between a good, coherent discourse strategy and the charisma of the American leader. The sample will include his 2004 speech, delivered at the Democrats’ Convention, the speech that put him in the eyes of the media as a future American leader.

  7. Barack Obama et les organisations de lutte pour les droits civiques : héritages, tensions, adaptations (2004-2010)

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    Onanga Ndjila, Blanchard

    2013-01-01

    This dissertation discusses how Black Civil Rights Organizations such as the NAACP, the National Urban League and the Rainbow Push Coalition paved the way for the election of the 44th US President, Barack Obama. It specifically establishes a direct link connecting the 1965 Voting Rights Act victory won under the leadership of Dr Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young along with the Reverend Jesse Jackson’s 1984 and 1988 presidential bids, showing from a historical approach how the...

  8. The effects of name and religious priming on ratings of a well-known political figure, President Barack Obama.

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    Williams, Gary A; Guichard, AnaMarie C; An, JungHa

    2017-01-01

    Priming with race-typed names and religious concepts have been shown to activate stereotypes and increase prejudice towards out-groups. We examined the effects of name and religious word priming on views of a specific and well-known person, President Barack Obama. We predicted that politically conservative participants primed with President Obama's middle name (Hussein) would rate him more negatively and be more likely to view him as a Muslim than those not shown his middle name. We also examined whether conservatives primed with concrete religious words would rate President Obama more negatively and be more likely to view him as Muslim than those primed with other word types. Furthermore, we predicted that those who mis-identify President Obama as Muslim would rate him more negatively than would those who view him as Christian. The results provided mixed support for these hypotheses. Conservatives primed with President Obama's middle name rated him significantly more negatively than did those in the control condition. This effect was not found for politically liberal or moderate participants. Name priming did not significantly affect views of President Obama's religious affiliation. Although not statistically significant, conservatives primed with abstract religious words tended to rate President Obama more negatively than did those primed with other word types. Religious word priming significantly influenced views of President Obama's religious affiliation; interestingly, participants primed with abstract religious words were more likely to think President Obama is Muslim than were those primed with religious agent or non-religious words. As predicted, participants who thought president Obama was Muslim rated him significantly more negatively than did those who thought he was Christian. Overall, our results provide some evidence that ethnic name and religious word priming can significantly influence opinions, even with a well-known and specific person.

  9. Destination memory and deception: when I lie to Barack Obama about the moon.

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    Haj, Mohamad El; Saloppé, Xavier; Nandrino, Jean Louis

    2017-01-20

    This study investigates whether deceivers demonstrate high memory of the person to whom lies have been told (i.e., high destination memory). Participants were asked to tell true information (e.g., the heart is a vital organ) and false information (e.g., the moon is bigger than the sun) to pictures of famous people (e.g., Barack Obama) and, in a subsequent recognition test, they had to remember to whom each type of information had previously been told. Participants were also assessed on a deception scale to divide them into two populations (i.e., those with high vs. those with low deception). Participants with high tendency to deceive demonstrated similar destination memory for both false and true information, whereas those with low deception demonstrated higher destination memory for lies than for true information. Individuals with a high tendency to deceive seem to keep track of the destination of both true information and lies to be consistent in their future social interactions, and thus to avoid discovery of their deception. However, the inconsistency between deceiving and the moral standard of individuals with a low tendency to deceive may result in high destination memory in these individuals.

  10. The Politics of United States Foreign policy under Barack Obama La Política Exterior de los Estados Unidos en la administración de Barack Obama

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    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available I devote most of this essay to the task of placing Obama's presidency in long-run historical context. Obama's election comes at a critical moment in American political history, at the end of one political era and on the edge of another. What matters in such circunstances, I will argue, is more what Obama is against than what he is for. We also need to take careful account of the political constraints on what he is and is not able to do. As the great American baseball player, Yogi Berra is supposed to have said, "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future."La tarea a la que me dedico en buena parte de este ensayo es la de poner la presidencia de Barack Obama en un contexto histórico de largo plazo. Su elección a la presidencia de los Estados Unidos sucede en un momento crítico para la historia política de los Estados Unidos: marca a la vez el fin y el inicio de una era política. Sostendré que, en estas circunstancias, es más importante aquello contra lo que se opone Obama que aquello que defiende. También es necesario tomar en cuenta los constreñimientos políticos que determinará lo que podrá o no podrá hacer. En esta materia, así como, supuestamente, dijo Yogi Becerra, un gran jugador de baseball estadounidense, "es muy difícil hacer predicciones, especialmente acerca del futuro".

  11. Um olhar complexo e pós-moderno da morte do papa João Paulo II e da posse de Barack Obama

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    Luz, Lia Hecker

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Dia 2 de abril de 2005. O mundo se vê diante de um acontecimento: a morte de Karol Wojtyla. Dono do terceiro maior pontificado de todos os tempos, João Paulo II faleceu aos 84 anos de idade. Sua morte desencadeou cenas nunca antes testemunhadas na história e um mar de pessoas desembarcou em Roma para dar adeus ao papa polonês. Dia 20 de janeiro de 2009. Esse mesmo mundo se vê diante de outro acontecimento: a posse do primeiro presidente negro dos Estados Unidos, Barack Obama. A cerimônia teve uma audiência recorde, sendo acompanhada presencialmente por 2 milhões de pessoas, num evento sem precedentes. O que moveu toda essa legião, seja na morte do papa, seja na posse de Obama? Neste trabalho, as obras de Edgar Morin, Michel Maffesoli e Jean Baudrillard serão usadas para tentar responder à questão

  12. Using group consciousness theories to understand political activism: case studies of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Ingo Hasselbach.

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    2010-12-01

    I describe and integrate several theories of group consciousness and collective action, along with 3 case studies of political activists. I have 2 goals: (1) to use the theories to help us understand something puzzling about each life and (2) to use the cases to complicate and expand the theories. Barack Obama's case raises the question of how someone with a politicized Black identity evolved into a politician working for all oppressed people and complicates racial identity development theory. Hillary Clinton's case raises the question of how a middle-class White girl raised in a conservative family became a prominent Democratic Party politician and complicates group consciousness theories by demonstrating the importance of generation and personality. Ingo Hasselbach's (a former German neo-Nazi leader) case illustrates relative deprivation theory and raises the question of whether theories developed to explain subordinate group consciousness can be applied to movements of dominant group consciousness.

  13. Cognitive metaphor in the West and the East : A comparison of metaphors in the speeches of Barack Obama and Wen Jiabao

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    2012-01-01

    The thesis discusses the metaphors used in the speeches of US President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. The framework is Cognitive Metaphor Theory, which introduces the idea that cognitive metaphors are conceptualizations or patterns of thought, not lingusitic phenomena, although these metaphors give rise to linguistic metaphors. The metaphorical mapping, the relations between conceptual metaphors and our experience, the differences between conceptual metaphors and poetic metapho...

  14. Negociações internacionais em propriedade intelectual na gestão Obama

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    Henrique Zeferino de Menezes

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available O artigo tem o propósito de analisar as principais diretrizes de ação do governo dos Estados Unidos na gestão Barack Obama para negociações internacionais sobre o tema da propriedade intelectual, através do documento 2010 Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement, lançado em junho de 2010.  Para tanto, faz uma rápida comparação com o que fora a estratégia do governo antecessor.

  15. Spin masters how the media ignored the real news and helped reelect Barack Obama

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    2013-01-01

    The biggest story of the election was how the media ignored the biggest story of the election.Amid all the breathless coverage of a non-existent War on Women, there was little or no coverage of Obama's war on the economy?how, for instance, part-time work is replacing full-time work; how low-wage jobs are replacing high-wage ones; how for Americans between the ages of 25 and 54 there are fewer jobs today than there were when the recession officially ended in 2009, and fewer, in fact, than at any time since mid-1997.The downsizing of the American economy wasn't the only stor

  16. O primeiro ano de governo de Barack Obama: tempestades à toda volta

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    Eva Paulino Bueno

    2010-02-01

    Full Text Available O primeiro ano de Barak Obama à frente do governo americano foi um ano de grandes dificuldades, não só para ele, mas também para o seu partido democrata. Não só para os democratas, mas também para o povo americano. Não só para o povo americano, mas também para o povo iraquiano, e o povo do Afeganistão. E, por extensão, para todas as pessoas do mundo que ouviram seu discurso de aceitação do cargo, no dia 20 de janeiro de 2009. Os únicos que não sofreram, pelo que pude averiguar ouvindo rádio, lendo jornais e assistindo as notícias, foram os comentaristas republicanos, especialmente os ligados à tropa da cadeia de televisão Fox. Para eles, foi um ano de exultação.  Só não foi melhor porque o país não sofreu um ataque terrorista de

  17. Weltanschauung und Politik in den heutigen USA. Barack Obama und der „neue Kulturkampf“ um die Führung der anglo-amerikanischen Weltmacht

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    Roland Benedikter

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available The relationship between Worldviews and Politics in the USA today. Barack Obama and the “new cultural battle” for political supremacy in the US English Summary: This article provides an analysis of the current relationship between Politics, Culture and Worldviews in the USA under Barack Obama. The present “great Obama divide” of US domestic politics consists in the division between institutional and contextual (cultural and worldview politics. Obama has induced their current opposition when he ran for the US Presidency by profiling himself as a “cultural” candidate “against the system”. One result is that by becoming part of the system after being elected, Obama has lost some of his initial “revolutionary” appeal; a second effect is that the opposition is now trying to turn the tables by mobilizing the contextual political sphere against Obama’s control of the institutional power. In fact, the Republicans, rather than concentrating on traditional ways of regaining power focus on launching a new “worldview” battle against Obama in the hope to use the pre-political sphere to eventually regain the institutional political majority. The overall result is a general climate of “worldview mobilization” in the USA, and an increased influence of cultural and worldview philosophies onto the institutionalized mechanisms of politics. Pre-political movements like the conservative “inverting the myth – inverting the paradigm” movement or the “tea party” movement are the expression of attempts towards a new “cultural battle” for “the soul of the USA,” which has to be understood in its basic mechanisms, if the “Obama constellation” shall be understood. This article sketches some core elements of Obama’s worldview that are in play in this game, and it argues that many actions of Obama on the field of foreign politics are (and will be to a noticeable extent co-oriented toward influencing the domestic

  18. Weltanschauung und Politik in den heutigen USA. Barack Obama und der „neue Kulturkampf“ um die Führung der anglo-amerikanischen Weltmacht

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    Roland Benedikter

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available This article provides an analysis of the current relationship between Politics, Culture and Worldviews in the USA under Barack Obama. The present "great Obama divide" of US domestic politics consists in the division between institutional and contextual (cultural and worldview politics. Obama has induced their current opposition when he ran for the US Presidency by profiling himself as a "cultural" candidate "against the system". One result is that by becoming part of the system after being elected, Obama has lost some of his initial "revolutionary" appeal; a second effect is that the opposition is now trying to turn the tables by mobilizing the contextual political sphere against Obama’s control of the institutional power. In fact, the Republicans, rather than concentrating on traditional ways of regaining power focus on launching a new "worldview" battle against Obama in the hope to use the pre-political sphere to eventually regain the institutional political majority. The overall result is a general climate of "worldview mobilization" in the USA, and an increased influence of cultural and worldview philosophies onto the institutionalized mechanisms of politics. Pre-political movements like the conservative "inverting the myth - inverting the paradigm" movement or the "tea party" movement are the expression of attempts towards a new "cultural battle" for "the soul of the USA," which has to be understood in its basic mechanisms, if the "Obama constellation" shall be understood. This article sketches some core elements of Obama’s worldview that are in play in this game, and it argues that many actions of Obama on the field of foreign politics are (and will be to a noticeable extent co-oriented toward influencing the domestic "worldview battle."

  19. Majanduskriis, vabadussammas, Barack Obama...

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    Ettevõtja Indrek Neivelt, TLÜ rektor Rein Raud, filmitegija Andres Maimik, peaminister Andrus Ansip, ajakirja Vikerkaar peatoimetaja Märt Väljataga, filmitegija Ilmar Raag avaldavad arvamust, millega läheb 2008. aasta ajalukku

  20. Barack, Berdi ja Eestibaši / Toomas Alatalu

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    2009-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama pälvis oma diplomaatiliste oskuste eest Nobeli rahupreemia. Juttu on ka president Toomas Hendrik Ilvese kohtumistest president Barack Obama ja Türkmenistani presidendi Gurbangulõ Berdimuhamedoviga

  1. Remembering President Barack Obama's inauguration and the landing of US Airways Flight 1549: A comparison of the predictors of autobiographical and event memory

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    Koppel, Jonathan Mark; Brown, Adam D.; Stone, Charles B.

    2013-01-01

    regressions we found that the psychological variables of recalled emotional intensity and personal importance/centrality predicted AM consistency and event memory accuracy for the inauguration. Conversely, the rehearsal variables of covert rehearsal and media attention predicted, respectively, AM consistency......We examined and compared the predictors of autobiographical memory (AM) consistency and event memory accuracy across two publicly documented yet disparate public events: the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States on January 20th 2009, and the emergency landing of US...... Airways Flight 1549, off the coast of Manhattan, on January 15th 2009. We tracked autobiographical and event memories for both events, with assessments taking place within 2½ weeks of both events (Survey 1), and again between 3½ and 4 months after both events (Survey 2). In a series of stepwise...

  2. Obama y el Islam : el realismo cristiano en la retórica del discurso y la praxis política del presidente Barack H. Obama ante el Islam

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    Cepedello Boiso, José

    2014-01-01

    En el presente artículo se aborda el tema de las relaciones entre la retórica discursiva y la acción política del presidente de los EE.UU. de Barack H. Obama, en relación con uno de los elementos más determinantes de la política internacional en el mundo contemporáneo: el Islam político. Con tal fin, dado que el Islam político se constituye como la interpretación política establecida sobre la base de un credo religioso, para afrontar la cuestión, se analiza el sustrato relig...

  3. Remembering President Barack Obama's inauguration and the landing of US Airways Flight 1549: a comparison of the predictors of autobiographical and event memory.

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    Koppel, Jonathan; Brown, Adam D; Stone, Charles B; Coman, Alin; Hirst, William

    2013-01-01

    We examined and compared the predictors of autobiographical memory (AM) consistency and event memory accuracy across two publicly documented yet disparate public events: the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States on January 20th 2009, and the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549, off the coast of Manhattan, on January 15th 2009. We tracked autobiographical and event memories for both events, with assessments taking place within 2½ weeks of both events (Survey 1), and again between 3½ and 4 months after both events (Survey 2). In a series of stepwise regressions we found that the psychological variables of recalled emotional intensity and personal importance/centrality predicted AM consistency and event memory accuracy for the inauguration. Conversely, the rehearsal variables of covert rehearsal and media attention predicted, respectively, AM consistency and event memory accuracy for the plane landing. We conclude from these findings that different factors may underlie autobiographical and event memory for personally and culturally significant events (e.g., the inauguration), relative to noteworthy, yet less culturally significant, events (e.g., the plane landing).

  4. Let Obama be Obama! / Toomas Alatalu

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    Alatalu, Toomas, 1942-

    2010-01-01

    USA politoloogi ja julgeolekueksperdi Zbigniew Brzezinski artiklist "Lootusest julguseni" ajakirjas Foreign Affairs, milles autor lahkab president Barack Obama välispoliitikat. USA Lähis-Ida poliitikast ja USA- Iisraeli suhetest

  5. 奥巴马两次就职演讲的修辞辨析%A Rhetorical Analysis of Barack Obama's Two Inaugural Speeches

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    朱亚丽

    2015-01-01

    Guided by western rhetorical theory, this paper analyzes the persuasion mechanism of Barack Obama’s inaugural speeches in 2009 and 2013. On the lexical level, the collective pronoun“we”, modal verbs with strong tone, like“will”,“must”, and vocabularies with positive attitude are largely used. On the sentential level, the combination of both long sentences and short sentences contributes to enhancing the momentum of speech and receiving of the audience. On the discoursive level, the rhetoric framework of both two speeches conforms to the current affairs and reaffirm the persuasive religious culture and traditional value. On the persuasive level, Obama argues from ethos, pathos and logos to convince the public.%该文以西方修辞理论为指导,分析奥巴马2009年和2013年两次就职演讲中的劝说机制。该文认为,从词汇层面来看,奥巴马大量使用了集体代词we,强语气的情态动词will、must,以及积极态度词汇;从句子层面来看,奥巴马长短句结合,在增强文章气势的同时注重听众对文章的接收;从语篇层面来看,两次演讲的修辞框架均结合时局,并重申说服力强的宗教文化和传统价值;从劝说论证来看,奥巴马分别从理性诉诸、情感诉诸、人格诉诸的视角,以理、情、信服人。

  6. Presidendikandidaat Obama tegi algust Euroopa-turneega / Kaivo Kopli

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    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide presidendikandidaadi Barack Obama visiidist Euroopasse, kohtumisest Saksamaa kantsleri Angela Merkeliga. Barack Obama ei saanud kõnet pidada Brandenburgi värava juures, nagu ta oli soovinud. Lisa: Seni usub rahvas pigem McCaini

  7. How Far Will Obama Go?

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    2008-01-01

    U.S. President-elect Barack Obama will have to fight an uphill battle for change Barack Obama has brought confidence and hope to frustrated Americans. They are in much higher spirits than a few monthsago, all counting on their newly elected leader to find a way out of the current predicament.

  8. Executive Orders-Barack Obama

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    National Archives and Records Administration — Executive orders are official documents, numbered consecutively, through which the President of the United States manages the operations of the Federal Government....

  9. Obama's "Postmodernism," Humanism and History

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    Peters, Michael A.

    2009-01-01

    The term "postmodernism" has recently been used to describe President Barack Obama, and not by just one commentator. Jonah Goldberg in a recent USA Today column, the author of "Liberal Fascism," advanced the notion that Obama is a postmodernist. Webster Griffin Tarpley, Bruce Marshall & Jonathon Mowat (2008) have written a book entitled "Obama:…

  10. Obama's "Postmodernism," Humanism and History

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    Peters, Michael A.

    2009-01-01

    The term "postmodernism" has recently been used to describe President Barack Obama, and not by just one commentator. Jonah Goldberg in a recent USA Today column, the author of "Liberal Fascism," advanced the notion that Obama is a postmodernist. Webster Griffin Tarpley, Bruce Marshall & Jonathon Mowat (2008) have written a book entitled "Obama:…

  11. Negociações internacionais em propriedade intelectual na gestão Obama

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    Henrique Zeferino de Menezes

    2010-07-01

    ="font-family: Arial; font-style: normal;">as principais diretrizes de ação do governo dos Estados Unidos na gestão Barack Obama para negociações internacionais sobre o tema da propriedade intelectual, através dem>o documento <em>2010 <em>Jointem>> <em>Strategic Plan onem> <em>Intellectual Property Enforcement, em>>lançado em junho de 2010.  Para tanto, faz uma rápida comparação com o que fora a estratégia do governo antecessor. em>

  12. La política exterior de Estados Unidos bajo la dirección de Barack Obama 2008-2012 a la luz de la historia y la defensa de un complejo de seguridad regional

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    2014-01-01

    Cuando Barack Obama fue elegido presidente, se creyó que la política exterior de EE.UU. hacia Centro América y el Caribe sería más abierta, la relación con los Estados sería más cercana, habría mayor disposición a la cooperación multilateral y mayor respeto al derecho internacional, cambiando así, su estilo unilateral y su cooperación atada. Sin embargo a finales del 2009, todos los propósitos fueron poco a poco perdiéndose, afectando el entusiasmo inicial de los Estados de Centro América y e...

  13. United States and Brazil: the first talks between Barack Obama and Luís Inácio Lula da Silva

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    Virgílio Caixeta Arraes

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available United States and Brazil are historical allies, despite of certain disagreements from time to time. In the first months of Barack Obama’s government, Brazil tried to keep close ties by trying to be a political mediator in the continent and a valuable economic partner.

  14. Obama ja terroristid / Gwynne Dyer

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    Dyer, Gwynne

    2009-01-01

    Barack Obama USA presidendiks saamise järel on autori arvates oluliselt suurenenud oht, et terroristid võivad peagi ette võtta ulatusliku rünnaku Ameerika vastu, tekitamaks hirmutunnet USA avalikkuses

  15. Konservatiivid Obama poolt / Melvyn Krauss

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    Krauss, Melvyn

    2008-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Molodjozh Estonii 4. märts lk. 5. Autor kirjutab USA parteide poliitkat esindavatest presidentidest ja presidendikandidaatidest ja analüüsib Hillary Clintoni, Barack Obama ja John McCaini võimalusi

  16. Veteranos nos Estados Unidos: McCain ou Obama?

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    Virgílio Caixeta Arraes

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Definidos os candidatos para a corrida presidencial rumo à Casa Branca, dever-se-á delinear as propostas de governo de cada um e seus respectivos apoios dentro da sociedade americana. O presente artigo busca analisar o significado das candidaturas de John McCain e Barack Obama e suas propostas de governo, em especial no que se refere à busca pelo voto dos veteranos de guerra.

  17. Obama kavatseb samal ajal kulutada ja kokku hoida / Heiki Suurkask

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    2008-01-01

    USA tulevase presidendi Barack Obama meeskond koostab abipaketti, et luua 2010. aastaks juurde 3,5 mln. töökohta, selleks kuluks 500 mld. dollarit. Hiiglaslikust eelarvedefitsiidist. B. Obama majandusmeeskonnast

  18. Analysis of Interperso nal Function of Barack Obama's Victory Speech in 2012%2012年奥巴马获胜演说词的人际功能分析

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    郭滨; 胡志英

    2014-01-01

    The American President Speech plays a very important role in its political stage .A good speech can shorten the distance between the lecturer and voters , and enhance the influence of the lecturer .Barack Obama's Victory Speech in2012 is one of the best example .Based on Halliday's view of Interpersonal Function , this paper will give a thorough analysis of this speech from the three aspects of subject , modality and mood .%一篇好的政治演说能拉近演说者与选民的距离,增强其政治影响力。2012年的奥巴马获胜演说就是最好的证明。基于韩礼德的三大元功能即概念功能、人际功能、语篇功能中的人际功能,从主语、情态和语气系统三方面探讨2012年奥巴马获胜演说词的魅力所在。

  19. El poder de la Oratoria: el impacto del discurso de Barack H. Obama en la opinión pública

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    2008-01-01

    Este artículo tiene como propósito plantear la relación que existe entre los medios de comunicación y la formación de la opinión pública, poniendo como ejemplo cómo ha sido reflejado en la prensa española el impacto de la oratoria de Obama y su victoria en las elecciones estadounidenses del año 2008. En primer lugar, examinaremos el concepto de opinión pública, centrándonos en un medio de comunicación, la prensa como creadora y reflejo de opinión pública y, en segundo lugar, tr...

  20. Barack Obama’s infrastructure policies for the United States

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    2008-01-01

    The new president of the United States, Barack Obama, has set his policies on infrastructures. To carry them out, he will resort mostly to economics incentives and, to a lesser extent, regulatory constraints.

  1. President Ilves kohtus Ameerika Ühendriikide presidendi Barack Obamaga

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    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves kohtus 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis USA presidendi Barack Obama ja tema julgeolekunõuniku James Jonesiga. Vabariigi President töövisiidil Ameerika Ühendriikides 9.-16.06.2009

  2. President Ilves kohtus Ameerika Ühendriikide presidendi Barack Obamaga

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    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves kohtus 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis USA presidendi Barack Obama ja tema julgeolekunõuniku James Jonesiga. Vabariigi President töövisiidil Ameerika Ühendriikides 9.-16.06.2009

  3. The Obama Administration

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    Ashbee, Edward

    2012-01-01

    Barack Obama's election as US president gave rise to hopes of radical reform. Indeed, comparisons were drawn with 1932 and there were references to ‘realignment’. Many on the left were quickly disappointed by the limited character of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the abandonment of ...

  4. Obama atentaati ei karda / Aadu Hiietamm

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    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide presidendikandidaat Barack Obama suhtub rahulikult riigi eriteenistuste paljastatud vandenõusse, mille järgi kaks noort uusnatsi kavandasid väidetavalt tema mõrva. Vt. samas: Obamal neljaprotsendine edu

  5. Obama: vastutan AIG fiasko eest / Hendrik Vosman

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    Vosman, Hendrik

    2009-01-01

    Kuigi raskustes kindlustusfirma AIG tegi otsuse maksta oma töötajatele preemiatena miljoneid dollareid maksumaksja abipaketi raha juba 2008. aasta lõpus, võttis USA president Barack Obama vastutuse endale

  6. Grybauskaite rejects Obama's invitation / Rokas M. Tracevskis

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    Tracevskis, Rokas M.

    2010-01-01

    8. aprillil kirjutavad Ameerika Ühendriikide president Barack Obama ja Venemaa president Dmitri Medvedev Prahas uuele strateegilise tuumarelvastuse piiramise leppele alla. Samaks päevaks on Barack Obama Prahasse kutsunud Eesti, Läti, Leedu ja Rumeenia presidendid ning Poola, Tšehhi, Bulgaaria, Horvaatia, Ungari, Slovakkia ja Sloveenia peaministrid. Leedu president Dalia Grybauske loobus kutsest. Tema asemel sõidab kohtumisele peaminister Andrius Kubilius

  7. Obama pistab vabariiklastega rinda / Hendrik Vosman

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    Vosman, Hendrik

    2011-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama tutvustas riigi uut säästukava, mille keskne soov on ulatuslikult parandada maksusüsteemi ja teenida nii riigikassasse 10 aasta jooksul juurde 1,5 triljonit dollarit. Seoses vabariiklaste vastuseisuga ei ole Obamal lootust pälvida Kongressis kava heakskiitu. Diagramm: Obama kava eelarvepuudujäägi vähendamiseks.

  8. USA politoloogid : Obama võit oleks ka Eesti oma / Laura Vetik

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    Vetik, Laura

    2008-01-01

    USA politoloogide sõnul oleks pingestunud Venemaa ja USA suhete taustal Eestile kasulikum, kui 56. USA presidendivalimised võidaks demokraat Barack Obama. Erinevate politoloogide hinnanguid. Vt. samas: Obama ja McCain loovad kabinette

  9. USA politoloogid : Obama võit oleks ka Eesti oma / Laura Vetik

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    Vetik, Laura

    2008-01-01

    USA politoloogide sõnul oleks pingestunud Venemaa ja USA suhete taustal Eestile kasulikum, kui 56. USA presidendivalimised võidaks demokraat Barack Obama. Erinevate politoloogide hinnanguid. Vt. samas: Obama ja McCain loovad kabinette

  10. Üks täht on langenud: aasta Obama võidust / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2009-01-01

    Autor analüüsib USA presidendi Barack Obama populaarsuse langust ning märgib, et ootused, millega kuulati B. Obama võidukõnet, on asendunud rahutuks muutunud suhtumisega tema ametis hakkama saamisesse. Lisa: 6 murtud lubadust

  11. Glorious Burdens: Teaching Obama's History and the Long Civil Rights Movement

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    Slate, Nico

    2011-01-01

    As a young child, Barack Obama learned about the civil rights movement from his mother. Obama's mother strove to instill in her multiracial son pride in being more than just literally African American. There is much to learn from Obama's history, understood both as the story of his life and as what Obama himself has said about his past and the…

  12. Black Orpheus, Barack Obama’s Governmentality

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    Donald Pease

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available This essay constitutes a preliminary effort to explain the state fantasy with which Barack Obama hegemonized an alternative to the biopolitical settlement normalizing George W. Bush’s Global War on Terror (Pease 2009. In what follows, I intend to argue that Obama has not utterly displaced Bush’s Homeland State of Exception but that Obama’s governmentality presupposes it as the structuring logic through which he transformed the US state’s relationship with domestic and planetary peoples. I will be interested in particular in the role that Obama’s complex negotiation with the congeries of racial fantasies that he found condensed in the figure and the film Black Orpheus played in Barack Obama’s governmentality.

  13. Obama Plays Cheerleader for STEM

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    Robelen, Erik W.

    2010-01-01

    Amid a struggling economy, a raft of foreign-policy headaches, and the tail end of a heated campaign season, President Barack Obama carved out time in his schedule last month to watch students in the State Dining Room demonstrate a solar-powered model car, a water-purification system, and a soccer-playing robot. The science fair was the fifth…

  14. Ejes Estratégicos de la Política Exterior para América Latina y el Caribe en los Gobiernos de George W. Bush y Barack Obama

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    Luis Fernando Ayerbe

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available El texto aborda la percepción de Estados Unidos sobre las fuentes de inseguridad originarias de América Latina, considerada un área de bajo riesgo y prioridad de su política exterior. El análisis se concentra en la evaluación de las amenazas y desafíos a sus intereses estratégicos y las modalidades de actuación privilegiadas en la esfera regional, en que se verifican coincidencias entre las administraciones Demócratas y Republicanas en la adopción de un liderazgo con prerrogativas clasificatorias sobre los tipos de régimen político, con una agenda concebida como promoción de la convergencia hemisférica de democracias y economías liberales. En ese contexto, cabe destacar la prioridad atribuida a los países de la Alternativa Bolivariana para las Américas (ALBA como eje opositor de sus políticas.Palabras Clave: América Latina; Seguridad; Estados Unidos; Política Exterior. Strategic Priorities of Foreign Policy for Latin America and the Caribbean in the governments of George W. Bush and Barack ObamaAbstractThe paper approaches the U.S. perceptions about the sources of insecurity from Latin America, considered a low risk area and priority of its foreign policy. El análisis se concentra en la evaluación de las amenazas y desafíos a sus intereses estratégicos y las modalidades de actuación privilegiadas en la esfera regional, en que se verifican coincidencias entre las administraciones Demócratas y Republicanas en la adopción de un liderazgo con prerrogativas clasificatorias sobre los tipos de régimen político, con una agenda concebida como promoción de la convergencia hemisférica de democracias y economías liberales. The analysis focuses on assessing the threats and challenges to its strategic interests and privileged modes of action at the regional level, which verifies similarities between Republican and Democratic administrations in taking a leadership prerogatives qualifiers on the types political regime, with an

  15. The Analysis of Politic Speech in Conceptual Metaphor: Based on Speeches of Barack Obama%政治演说中的概念隐喻分析——以奥巴马不同场合讲演为例

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    张俊龙; 张润芝(编辑)

    2012-01-01

    隐喻,在政治性等不同类型的演说中起着重要的作用。演说家们常运用大量的概念隐喻来映射较为抽象的政治概念和现象。从奥巴马诸多演说中,抽取片段分析概念隐喻在政治演说中的三种形式:实体隐喻、结构隐喻和方位隐喻。%Metaphor plays an important role in political speech.Speechmaker would use a lot of conceptual metaphors to illustrate the abstract concept.This paper,based on a number of speeches by Barack Obama, shows the application of conceptual metaphor in the speeches through ontological metaphor,structural metaphor,orientational metaphor.

  16. Obama reassured Kubilius about U.S. security guarantees / Rokas M. Tracevskis

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    Tracevskis, Rokas M.

    2010-01-01

    Ameerika Ühendriikide president Barack Obama ja Venemaa riigipea kohtusid 8. aprillil Prahas ning allkirjastasid uue tuumarelvastuse piiramise leppe. Barack Obama oli Prahasse lõunale kutsunud Eesti, Läti, Leedu ja Rumeenia presidendid ning Poola, Tšehhi, Bulgaaria, Horvaatia, Ungari, Slovakkia ja Sloveenia peaministrid. Leedu president Dalia Grybauskaite loobus kutsest, teda asendas peaminister Andrius Kubilius

  17. Obama rahustab murelikku Ida-Euroopat / Jürgen Tamme

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    Tamme, Jürgen

    2014-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama puudutas kohtumistel Brüsselis, lisaks olukorrale Krimmis, Euroopa energiajulgeoleku ja Euroopa riikide kaitsekulutuste teemadele, ka NATO kohaloleku suurendamist Ida- ja Kesk-Euroopas

  18. McCainiga hakkab rinda pistma Obama / Hendrik Vosman

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    Vosman, Hendrik

    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide presidendikandidaat Hillary Clinton ei söandanud oma allajäämist Barack Obamale tunnistada. Lisa: Obama ja McCaini seisukohad. Vt. samas: Hillary Clinton võib saada asepresidendi kandidaadiks

  19. Lihtrahvast "solvanud" Obama sai elitisti maine / Hendrik Vosman

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    Vosman, Hendrik

    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide presidendikandidaat Barack Obama ütles San Franciscos toimunud rahakogumisüritusel, et väikelinnade inimesed on majandusraskuste tõttu kibestunud ning klammerduvad seetõttu relvade ja religiooni külge

  20. Obama suunab kahuritule teadmata kadunud Osamale / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2009-01-01

    Autori sõnul on USA tähelepanu hajumine võimaldanud al-Qaidal peituda ja neid varjaval Talibanil uuesti tugevneda. Esimene muutus, mille Barack Obama USA presidendina tegi, oli katse islamimaailma terroristidest eemale meelitada

  1. Obama ja McCaini lugu Ameerika presidendivalimistel : kes võidab? / Jonatan Vseviov

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    Vseviov, Jonatan

    2008-01-01

    Autor analüüsib USA presidendikandidaatide Barack Obama ja John McCaini valimiskampaaniat, sellel ajal esitatavat lugu minevikust ja tulevikust, kus keskseks tegelaseks on kandidaat ise ning asepresidendikandidaatide valikut. Obamal on muutuste narratiiv - soov muuta senist poliitikat, McCainil aga narratiiv kogemustest ja sõltumatusest. Vt. samas: Barack Obama; John McCain; Hendrik Vosman. Obama valmistub koostama staaride kabinetti; Evelyn Kaldoja. Michelle Obamat võrreldakse Jackie Kennedyga; Missioonitundega õlleprintsess Cindy Hensley McCain

  2. Häkkerid levitasid libauudist Obama surmast / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2011-01-01

    Häkkerid asetasid 4. juulil USA telekanalile Fox News kuuluvale Twitteri-leheküljele välksõnumi, et USA president Barack Obama olevat surnud. 2. mail Osama bin Ladeni tapmisest teatades oskas telekanal ekraanil edastada trükiveaga teadet "Obama bin Laden on surnud"

  3. USA valimiste võitja võib selguda varakult - kui Obama võtab Indiana / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2008-01-01

    USA presidendivalimistel suletakse valimisjaoskonnad esimesena Indianas. Demokraatide kampaania konsultandi Doug Schoeni hinnangul viitab isegi tasavägine tulemus Indianas ilmselt Barack Obama suurele üleriigilisele võidule. Reutersi vaatlejate hinnanguid. Vt. samas: Kas populaarsusküsitlused ikka ennustavad valimistulemuse õigesti? Kaart, tabelid, graafikud: Barack Obama läheb võitma

  4. Segurança nacional e liberdades civis nos Estados Unidos: Obama e a opção pela segurança

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    Cláudio Júnior Damin

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available O artigo analisa, à luz da experiência histórica dos EUA, as recentes denúncias de vigilância do Estado em relação aos indivíduos no governo de Barack Obama. Aborda-se a tensão entre segurança nacional e liberdades civis e como o democrata faz uma opção pela segurança, repetindo o padrão de presidentes anteriores.   The article examines, in the light of the historical experience of the U.S., recent reportsof state surveillance in relation to individuals in the government of Barack Obama. Addresses the tension between national security and civil liberties and how the Democrat did an option for safety, repeating the pattern of previous presidents.

  5. Obama sai rahupreemia liiga vara / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2009-01-01

    Norra Nobeli komitee meelest väärib USA president Barack Obama rahupreemiat selle eest, et ta on andnud maailmale "parema tuleviku lootuse" oma tööga rahu nimel ja üleskutsetega vähendada tuumarelvastust kogu maailmas

  6. Obama kriisitiimi juhib tugev kolmik / Sirje Rank

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    Rank, Sirje, 1966-

    2008-01-01

    USA presidendiks valitud Barack Obama kuulutab ametlikult välja oma meeskonna liikmed. Tulevane rahandusminister Timothy Geithner ning Valge Maja koordinatsiooni nõukogu tulevane juht Lawrence Summers seisavad vastamisi finantskriisi ületamise ning finantssüsteemi stabiliseerimise ülesandega

  7. Proua Obama on murdnud nii ilusate kui ka mõjukate nimekirja / Evelyn Kaldoja

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    Kaldoja, Evelyn, 1980-

    2009-01-01

    Hiljutise Gallupi küsitluse andmetel toetab USA presidenti Barack Obamat 69 protsenti ja tema abikaasat Michelle Obamat 72 protsenti küsitlusele vastanuist. Michelle Obama populaarsusest esileedi rollis

  8. Obama jääb eestlastele võõraks / Jaanus Betlem

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    Betlem, Jaanus, 1961-

    2010-01-01

    Barack Obama näol on enamiku eestlaste jaoks tegemist järjekordse meediastaariga. Ta on nagu filminäitleja, kelle naeratus ehib seltskonnaajakirjade kaasi, kuid tegelik elu jääb lugejate eest varjatuks

  9. Obama alustab külaskäiku Venemaale keerulisel ajal / Liisi Poll

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    Poll, Liisi, 1980-

    2009-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama alustab 6. juulil oma Moskva visiiti, mille käigus on tal kavas lisaks Kremli juhtidele kohtuda ka opositioonitegelaste ning Nõukogude Liidu viimase juhi Mihhali Gorbatšoviga

  10. Obama ja McCain - mida nad tähendavad Euroopale? / Kristian L Nielsen

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    Nielsen, Kristian L

    2008-01-01

    Autor leiab, et USA vabariiklaste presidendikandidaat John McCain on rohkem ilmutanud tundlikkust Euroopa murede suhtes, demokraatide kandidaat Barack Obama paistab huvituvat rohkem Aasiast ja Aafrikast kui Euroopast

  11. Obama rääkis Afganistani strateegiast bushilikul toonil / Evelyn Kaldoja

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    Kaldoja, Evelyn, 1980-

    2009-01-01

    USA presidendi Barack Obama kinnitusel on tema uue Afganistani strateegia eesmärk lüüa Al Qaedat Pakistanis ja Afganistanis. Vt. samas: Eestigi saab lisajõude. Skeem: Ühendriikide presidendi lennuk

  12. A Reading List for Barack--And the Rest of Us

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    Genco, Barbara

    2009-01-01

    With the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, and the most troops overseas since Richard Nixon's presidency, President-elect Barack Obama will certainly have his work cut out for him. But at least Obama is a reader (and a writer), and there is no better antidote to the stress of the present than an hour or so lost in a good book.…

  13. 美国总统奥巴马%President OBAMA

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    2012-01-01

    What do you know about Barack Obama? How would you rate him as a president? What are some of the good or bad things that he' s done? Do you think Obama has been a good president overall? Why? Why not? How could he have done things differently? If you were President of the United States, what three things would you do to make the country or the world a better place?

  14. Obama võidud on tekitamas doominoefekti / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2008-01-01

    USA eelvalimistel on Barack Obama olnud Hillary Clintonist edukam juba kaheksas osariigis järjest, Clinton on välja vahetanud oma kampaania juhi ja asejuhi. Mõningatel hinnangutel otsustavad võitja lõpuks nn. superdelegaadid, kes pole seotud eelvalimiste ega lubadusega üht või teist kandidaati toetada. Diagrammid, kaardid: McCain ja Obama edukad. Lisa: Delegaatide arv on kõigi puhul segane

  15. Pivot to the Pacific? The Obama Administration’s Rebalancing Toward Asia

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    2012-03-28

    policy priorities.23 21 ASEAN’s members are Brunei Darussalem, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia , Indonesia...the second prong was more prominent. However, before a February 2012 White House meeting with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping , who is anticipated...Regional Forum (ARF) Foreign Ministerial meetings during her tenure. 48 President Barack Obama and Vice President Xi Jinping , Remarks by President Obama

  16. Selective Amnesia and Racial Transcendence in News Coverage of President Obama's Inauguration

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    Hoerl, Kristen

    2012-01-01

    The mainstream press frequently characterized the election of President Barack Obama, the first African American US President, as the realization of Martin Luther King's dream, thus crafting a postracial narrative of national transcendence. I argue that this routine characterization of Obama's election functions as a site for the production of…

  17. African Identity, Self and Other, in Obama's "Dreams from My Father"

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    Heikal, Azza Ahmed; Aziz, Heba Mohamed Abdel

    2016-01-01

    This paper is a close examination of postcolonial and postmodern 20th century discourse with reference to Obama's "Dreams from My Father" (1995). Barack Hussein Obama (1961-present) has a colonial experience and double cultural background which formulate his views of racial discrimination, make him accept racial differences and dream of…

  18. An Analysis of the Language Features of Barack Obama’s Inaugural Speeches

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    李红梅; 吴丹; 朱耀顺

    2014-01-01

    This thesis tries to analyze the language features of Barack Obama's two inaugural speeches in 2008 and 2012 from the linguistic aspects, including sentence types as well as figures of speech which included imperative sentences, parallelism, rhetorical question, alliteration, hyperbole, simile, metaphor and so on.

  19. Obama, Semana I: Now We Will

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    Cristina Soreanu Pecequilo

    2009-01-01

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    o artigo trata dos desafios do novo

    presidente Barack Obama. Nesse sentido, analisa as

    perspectivas dos cem primeiros dias.

  20. From Crusader to Exemplar: Bush, Obama and the Reinvigoration of America’s Soft Power

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    Ellen Hallams

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available “To all the other peoples and governments who are watching today…know…that we are ready to lead once more.”Barack ObamaThe election of Barack Obama in November 2008 appeared to signal a rejuvenation of soft power ideas first articulated in the early 1990s by former Clinton official Joseph Nye. Obama rejected his predecessors crusading tone and style, seeking instead to reposition America firmly back into the exemplary tradition of US exceptionalism. He projected an image of the United States ...

  1. Obama and Comeron's Ping-pong Diplomacy Show

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    李新

    2011-01-01

    They seemed like best mates. Every time one of them got a point, they did a high five(击掌相庆 ). The men were the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, and the President of the USA, Barack Obama.

  2. Obama and Cameron’s Ping-pong Diplomacy Show

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    李新

    2011-01-01

    They seemed like best mates. Every time one of them got a point,they did a high fiv(e击掌相庆). The men were the British Prime Minister,David Cameron, and the President of the USA, Barack Obama.The palling around(结伴玩耍)took place during Mr. Obama’s state

  3. The Obama Era: A Post-Racial Society?

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    Lum, Lydia

    2009-01-01

    With Barack Obama ensconced as the nation's first Black president, plenty of voices in the national conversation are trumpeting America as a post-racial society--that race matters much less than it used to, that the boundaries of race have been overcome, that racism is no longer a big problem. In this article, longtime scholars whose life's work…

  4. Obama and the Central European Summit / Rokas M. Tracevskis

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    Tracevskis, Rokas M.

    2011-01-01

    27. mail Varssavis toimunud Kesk-Euroopa riikide presidentide kohtumisel rõhutas Leedu president Dalia Grybauskaite, et Baltimaad vajavad ainult NATO abi ballistiliste rakettide tõrje osas. 27. mail toimus ka Baltimaade riigipeade Dalia Grybauskaite, Toomas Hendrik Ilvese ja Valdis Zatlersi kohtumine Varssavis asuvas Leedu saatkonnas. Varssavi oli saabunud ka USA president Barack Obama

  5. Obama backs U.S. bill condemning Soviets / Monika Hanley

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    Hanley, Monika

    2008-01-01

    USA senat võttis vastu resolutsiooni, mille kohaselt tuleb Ameerika Ühendriikide presidendil nõuda Venemaa valitsuselt Nõukogude okupatsiooni tunnistamist Lätis, Eestis ja Leedus. Resolutsiooni poolt hääletas ka USA presidendikandidaat Barack Obama

  6. Obama võit paistab juba ette selge / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2008-01-01

    Demokraatide presidendikandidaadi Barack Obama edu vabariiklaste kandidaadi John McCaini ees on üleriigiliste küsitluste põhjal 6-10 protsendipunkti. Mitu lõunaosariiki kalduvad toetama Obamat. McCaini toetajad Lisa: Osariikide eelistus

  7. Obama lehmakauplemine käivitus / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2008-01-01

    USA suurparteid jagunevad siserühmitusteks ja fraktsioonideks. Kui Bill Clinton pidi omal ajal leidma võimaluse, kuidas iga demokraatide vähemusrühmitus saaks valitsuses esindatud, siis nüüd peab Barack Obama arvestama, et partei põhivoolud ei tunneks end tõrjutuna. Lisa: Vabariiklased otsivad pead

  8. Results of President Obama's Race to the Top

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    Howell, William G.

    2015-01-01

    Caught between extraordinary public expectations and relatively modest constitutional authority, U.S. presidents historically have fashioned all sorts of mechanisms--executive orders, proclamations, memoranda--by which to move their objectives forward. William Howell asserts that under President Barack Obama's administration, presidential…

  9. Obama backs U.S. bill condemning Soviets / Monika Hanley

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    Hanley, Monika

    2008-01-01

    USA senat võttis vastu resolutsiooni, mille kohaselt tuleb Ameerika Ühendriikide presidendil nõuda Venemaa valitsuselt Nõukogude okupatsiooni tunnistamist Lätis, Eestis ja Leedus. Resolutsiooni poolt hääletas ka USA presidendikandidaat Barack Obama

  10. Why Barack Obama is black: a cognitive account of hypodescent.

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    Halberstadt, Jamin; Sherman, Steven J; Sherman, Jeffrey W

    2011-01-01

    We propose that hypodescent-the assignment of mixed-race individuals to a minority group-is an emergent feature of basic cognitive processes of learning and categorization. According to attention theory, minority groups are learned by attending to the features that distinguish them from previously learned majority groups. Selective attention creates a strong association between minority groups and their distinctive features, producing a tendency to see individuals who possess a mixture of majority- and minority-group traits as minority-group members. Two experiments on face categorization, using both naturally occurring and manipulated minority groups, support this view, suggesting that hypodescent need not be the product of racist or political motivations, but can be sufficiently explained by an individual's learning history.

  11. Modes of Persuasion in Barack Obama’s First Inaugural Speech

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    南华大学外国语学院

    2015-01-01

    Based on three aesthetic criteria of logos, pathos and ethos in classic rhetoric theory, this article analyzes the modes of persuasion applied in Barack Obama’s first inaugural speech. It has been found out that the perfect combination of these three appeals endows the speech with the rhetoric charm, passion and art of language which efficiently helps Obama to guarantee the political success in election.

  12. Obama and US policy towards Africa

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    Olsen, Gorm Rye

    2017-01-01

    When Barack Obama came into office in January 2009, there were high expectations that he would change the policy towards Africa. It has not happened. Critics maintain that the current policy is not only a continuation of the policy of George W. Bush but has also become increasingly ‘militarized......’. The paper argues that it is not adequate to describe US Africa policy as having become ‘militarized’. It is too incoherent and too inconsistent to possibly describe it by such a term. The policy is much more country specific and case specific depending on the coalition trying to influence policy...

  13. Os doze trabalhos de Obama

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    Henrique Rattner

    2010-02-01

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    A alegoria com o semideus da mitologia latina, filho de Júpiter e de Alcmena, dotado de poderes sobre humanos e chamado a executar doze tarefas impossíveis para um mortal comum não parece um exagero ao analisar os desafios políticos e econômicos enfrentados pelo atual presidente dos Estados Unidos, Barack Obama. Eleito por maioria expressiva de votos da população profundamente decepcionada pelo governo Bush e passados 300 dias desde sua posse, é possível fazer um primeiro balanço de seu governo. Obama herdou o país no meio da pior recessão das últimas décadas e deve enfrentar graves problemas na política interna e externa, sem falar da tremenda responsabilidade de recuperar o prestígio e o respeito pelo país que continua sendo a maior potência econômica e militar do mundo.

  14. Kes on Eesti Obama? Lihtne küsimus / Raimo Ülavere

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    Ülavere, Raimo, 1970-

    2009-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama on oma esimese 11 töönädalaga "rääkinud" üles inimeste usu tulevikku. Autor arutleb, kas mõni Eesti ühiskonna liidritest, sealhulgas president, oleks selleks võimeline. Autor näeb lahendust pigem kodanikualgatuses ning soovitab osaleda "Minu Eesti" mõttetalgutel

  15. (Re)Storying Obama: An Examination of Recently Published Informational Texts

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    May, Laura A.; Holbrook, Teri; Meyers, Laura E.

    2010-01-01

    American publishers have published numerous children's books about Barack Obama over the past several years; most take the form of informational biographies. This article reports on a research project aimed at how these books incorporate sociohistorical narratives, particularly those related to the civil rights movement. Though the features of the…

  16. Obama kohtumine dalai-laamaga ajas Hiina oodatult marru / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2010-01-01

    Kui USA president George W. Bush võttis dalai-laama vastu Valges Majas ja ilmus temaga ka avalikkuse ette, siis president Barack Obama kohtub dalai-laamaga küll Valges Majas, kuid mitte Ovaalkabinetis, kus võetakse vastu välismaiseid riigitegelasi jm. tähtsaid külalisi, samuti ei astu nad ajakirjanike ette

  17. Obama, in the mirror of the America Latina Press / Obama, en la Prensa Latinoamericana

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    Dr. Rogelio Rivera Fernández; rogelioriverafernandez@msn.com

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available In this written, was done a description and analysis over the mediatic covering directed to Barack Obama as elected president of the United States of America in the main national journals from Latin America. In particular between November 2008 and January 2009, were checked the journals: Clarín from Argentina, El Mercurio from Chile, Ultimas Noticias de Venezuela, and Excélsior, Reforma and Milenio from Mexico In this article were explained causes that have generated Obama as has been converted in mediatic phenomenon around the world with characteristics of political celebrity in Latin America. As conclusion Latin American press has been covered only the actions and movements related to Obama and his family and many of this very close to trivial and anecdotal, transforming in certain way critical sense maintained for journal lines press over the last presidents of United States. En el escrito se hace una descripción y análisis, a la luz de la teoría de media setting, sobre la cobertura mediática que tuvo Barack Obama como presidente electo de los Estados Unidos en los principales diarios nacionales de América Latina. En lo particular, se revisaron los diarios Clarín, de Argentina; El Mercurio, de Chile; Últimas Noticias, de Venezuela, y los diarios Excélsior, Reforma y Milenio, de México, entre noviembre de 2008 y enero de 2009. Se explican, también, las causas que han generado que Obama se haya convertido en un fenómeno mediático mundial y las características que ha tomado la cobertura informativa sobre esta celebridad de la política en América Latina. Se concluye que la cobertura mediática sobre los movimientos y acciones de Obama y su familia fue muy amplia y complaciente, generando miles de historias y notas periodísticas, muchas de ellas rayando en cuestiones triviales y anecdóticas, trasformando, de cierta forma, el sentido crítico que tradicionalmente había prevalecido en la prensa latina sobre los mandatarios de los

  18. When journalists say what a candidate doesn't: race, nation and the 2008 Obama presidential campaign

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    Sheets, P.; Rowling, C.M.

    2015-01-01

    Research indicates that U.S. news coverage of non-White political candidates tends to be race-focused and often prompts White voters to bring racial considerations to the polls. Indeed, racial considerations likely cost Barack Obama a significant percentage of White voters in the 2008 presidential

  19. When journalists say what a candidate doesn't: race, nation and the 2008 Obama presidential campaign

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    Sheets, P.; Rowling, C.M.

    2015-01-01

    Research indicates that U.S. news coverage of non-White political candidates tends to be race-focused and often prompts White voters to bring racial considerations to the polls. Indeed, racial considerations likely cost Barack Obama a significant percentage of White voters in the 2008 presidential e

  20. Attitudes toward blacks in the Obama era changing distributions and impacts on job approval and electoral choice, 2008-2012

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    Pasek, Josh; Stark, Tobias; Krosnick, Jon A.; Tompson, Trevor; Payne, B. Keith

    2014-01-01

    Much published research indicates that voting behavior in the 2008 presidential election and evaluations of Barack Obama were importantly influenced by anti-Black sentiment. Various psychological theories made opposing predictions as to whether exposure to the first Black president during his first

  1. Os acordes de Yes we can do vídeo da campanha presidencial de Barak Obama The Yes we can chords

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    Philip Tagg

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Estudo sobre o loop de quatro acordes ║: Sol Maior - Si Maior - Mi Menor - Dó Maior :║ na canção Yes we can [Sim, nós podemos] do vídeo de Will.i.am (ADAMS, 2008 lançado durante a campanha presidencial de Barack Obama nos Estados Unidos. A partir da identificação de IOCMs (Materiais Interobjetivos de Comparação e PMFCs (Campos Paramusicais Conotativos da análise musemática (TAGG, 2009, compara-se Yes we can com materiais harmônicos, melódicos, rítmicos, de instrumentação e de letras de canções populares da tradição afro-britânico-americana, levando-se também em consideração as atitudes de relevantes compositores e intérpretes populares social e politicamente engajados.Study of the four-chord loop ║: G - B - Em - C :║ in the song Yes We Can from the video by Will.i.am (ADAMS, 2008 released during the 2008 US presidential campaign of Barack Obama. Departing from IOCM and PMFC identification of the musematic analysis (TAGG, 2009, Yes We Can is compared to harmony, melody, rhythm, instrumentation and lyrics found in iconic popular songs of the Afro-Bristish-American tradition, also taking into consideration the attitudes of relevant composers and performers engaged in social and political issues.

  2. Reading Professor Obama: Race and the American Constitutional Tradition

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    Stacey Marlise Gahagan; Alfred L. Brophy

    2015-01-01

    "Reading Professor Obama" mines Barack Obama’s syllabus on “Current Issues in Racism and the Law” for evidence of his beliefs about race, law, and jurisprudence. The syllabus forhis 1994 seminar at the University of Chicago, which provides the reading assignments and structure for the course, has been available on the New York Times website since July 2008. Other than a few responses solicited by the New York Times when it published the syllabus, however, there has been little attention to th...

  3. Obama Budget Proposal Would Increase Science Agency Funding

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    2010-02-01

    Although the Obama administration’s $3.8 trillion U.S. federal budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2011, announced on 1 February, would push the federal deficit to $1.6 trillion and include a 3-year budget freeze for a number of nondefense programs, science and technology “are doing very well,” according to John Holdren, assistant to the president for science and technology. While President Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union speech his intention to hold down costs, it “did not mean he was imposing a mindless across-the-board freeze,” Holdren said at a 2 February briefing. “In making the tough decisions embodied in the 2011 budget, he managed to preserve and expand what most needed to be preserved and expanded in the government's investments in research and development, and in science, technology, engineering, and math education.”

  4. The climate protection policy of the USA under president Obama; Die Klimaschutzpolitik der USA unter Praesident Obama

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    Fischer, Wolfgang; Schenk, Olga [Forschungszentrum Juelich (Germany). Inst. fuer Energieforschung - Systemforschung und Technologische Entwicklung; Holtrup-Mostert, Petra [Transatlantic Networks - Foreign Policy Analysis, Koenigswinter (Germany)

    2009-01-15

    Barack Obama's slogan 'Are you ready for a Change?' may become the motto fo the future climate protection policy of the USA. While the USA is slowly beginning to play a more active role in this area, there are many political and institutional obstacles to overcome before the USA can become one of the big global players here. The authors analyse the status quo of the US climate protection policy in an attempt to indicate national and international perspectives of climate protection. (orig.)

  5. "So Let's Talk. Let's Chat. Let's Start a Dialog": An Analysis of the Conversation Metaphor Employed in Clinton's and Obama's YouTube Campaign Clips

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    Duman, Steve; Locher, Miriam A.

    2008-01-01

    This paper examines how two American presidential candidates, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, make use of a VIDEO EXCHANGE IS CONVERSATION metaphor on YouTube, a channel of communication that allows the exchange of video clips on the Internet. It is argued that the politicians exploit the metaphor for its connotations of creating involvement and…

  6. Moskva majandusanalüütik : annaks jumal, et Obama saaks mõistlikud valged nõunikud / Konstantin Simonov ; interv. Andres Reimer

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    Simonov, Konstantin

    2008-01-01

    Venemaa poliitkonjunktuuri instituudi ja rahvusliku energeetikajulgeoleku fondi juht leiab, et purunemas on illusioon, et Barack Obama võiks olla John McCainist Venemaa vastu sõbralikum ning et USA presidendivalimiste eelvalimistel rikuti massiliselt eelvalimiste hääletussedelite jagamise nõudeid

  7. Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father and African American Literature

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    Daniel Stein

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available This article provides a series of close readings of Barack Obama’s autobiography Dreams from My Father. It places the narrative within the history of African American literature and rhetoric and argues that Obama uses the text to create a life story that resonates with central concepts of African American selfhood and black male identity, including double consciousness, invisibility, and black nationalism. The article reads Dreams from My Father as an attempt to arrive at a state of “functional Blackness,” which moves away from questions of racial authenticity and identity politics but recognizes the narrative powers of African American literature to shape a convincing and appealing black self.

  8. McCain & Obama versus a administração Bush: economia e segurança nacional

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    Estados Unidos. Analisa a plataforma econômica

    dos dois candidatos: Barack Obama e John McCain.

  9. Barack Obama, the First African-American President of the United States

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    张菲尔

    2009-01-01

    巴拉克·奥巴马用他独特的传奇经历、非凡的口才、坚韧的毅力和竞选中所取得的不俗战绩,向美国民众全情演绎了一个现实版的“美国梦”。在他的身上,人们看到了希望的伟大、梦想的力量,而且这一切可以超越种族与肤色.

  10. Changes in racial identity among African American college students following the election of Barack Obama.

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    Fuller-Rowell, Thomas E; Burrow, Anthony L; Ong, Anthony D

    2011-11-01

    The current study considered the influence of the 2008 presidential election on the racial identity of African American college students (M(age) = 19.3 years; 26.3% male). The design of the study consisted of 2 components: longitudinal and daily. The longitudinal component assessed 3 dimensions of racial identity (centrality, private regard, and public regard) 2 weeks before and 5 months after the election, and the daily diary component assessed racial identity and identity exploration on the days immediately before and after the election. Daily items measuring identity exploration focused on how much individuals thought about issues relating to their race. Analyses considered the immediate effects of the election on identity exploration and the extent to which changes in exploration were shaped by racial identity measured prior to the election. We also considered immediate and longer term changes in racial identity following the election and the extent to which longer term changes were conditioned by identity exploration. Findings suggest that the election served as an "encounter" experience (Cross, 1991, 1995, pp. 60-61), which led to increases in identity exploration. Moreover, analyses confirmed that changes in identity exploration were most pronounced among those with higher levels of racial centrality. Results also suggest that the election had both an immediate and a longer term influence on racial identity, which in some instances was conditioned by identity exploration.

  11. Thematic Structure in Barack Obama's Press Conference: A Systemic Functional Grammar Study

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    Kuswoyo, Heri

    2016-01-01

    This article looks into the theme--rheme pattern of presidential press conference that can be employed by speakers to organize the text in order to have a texture. Since a message should be conveyed in clause contextually and co-textually. Therefore, the objectives of this study are to analyze and describe the theme-rheme pattern employed in…

  12. From Lafayette to Barack Obama: Past and Future in a Quilt Exhibit

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    Patricia A. Turner

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available From January 7-21st of 2009, the City Hall of the Paris 5th arrondissement was the venue for the “A Patchwork of Cultures: A Traveling Exhibit from Louisiana to France” quilt exhibit currently making its way through several major cities in France (Mulhouse, Lille, Marseille, Toulouse. The eye-opening exhibit was the brainchild of Cultural Affairs Officer Lora Berg and Cultural Affairs Specialist Sophie Nadeau. While working in Louisiana, Nadeau was enthralled by a quilt exhibit commemorating...

  13. Changes in Racial Identity among African American College Students Following the Election of Barack Obama

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    Fuller-Rowell, Thomas E.; Burrow, Anthony L.; Ong, Anthony D.

    2011-01-01

    The current study considered the influence of the 2008 presidential election on the racial identity of African American college students (M[subscript age] = 19.3 years; 26.3% male). The design of the study consisted of 2 components: longitudinal and daily. The longitudinal component assessed 3 dimensions of racial identity (centrality, private…

  14. Book Review: From Bretton Woods to Barack Obama: continuity and discontinuity in the global order

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    Alfredo Crespo Alcázar

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Naím, Moisés. Prólogo de Fernando Henrique Cardoso. Repensar el mundo. 111 sorpresas del siglo XXI. Debate, 2016, 416 págs. Steil, Benn. La batalla de Bretton Woods. John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White y cómo se fraguó un nuevo orden mundial. Deusto (Ediciones Planeta, 2016, 544 págs.

  15. Yes we can?: A política externa de Obama para a América Latina: da decepção à autonomização da região Yes we can?: Obama's foreign policy towards Latin America: from disappointment to the autonomization of the region

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    Sandra Colombo

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo busca investigar, descrever e refletir sobre o estado atual da política externa dos Estados Unidos para a América Latina, por meio de uma análise descritiva dos itens da agenda e do conteúdo da política externa, considerando a sua implementação em dois níveis de projeção: regional e bilateral (com base nos casos da Venezuela, do Brasil e da Argentina. Os objetivos específicos são entender: primeiro, as razões e a natureza da decepção regional em relação à política hemisférica da administração Obama; e, segundo, como se manifesta e como se reforça o distanciamento político estratégico entre os Estados Unidos e os três países selecionados, em função de fatores como a inércia na política externa, a ausência de uma nova e ativa estratégia diplomática e a autonomia crescente da região.This article seeks to investigate, describe and reflect on the current state of United States foreign policy towards Latin America, through a descriptive analysis of agenda items in two levels: regional and bilateral (based on the cases of Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina. Specifically we seek to account for the reasons and nature of regional disappointment regarding President Barack Obama's hemispheric policy. Second, the article analyzes how the strategic political rift between the United States and the three selected countries manifests itself, in the context of factors such as foreign policy inertia, the absence of an active new diplomatic engagement, and the growing autonomy of the region.

  16. The 2008 Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Presentation: From Du Bois to Obama--The Education of Peoples of African Descent in the United States in the 21st Century

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    Lee, Carol D.

    2009-01-01

    This article presents the text of a lecture delivered by American Educational Research Association President Carol D. Lee at the 29th Annual Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Series which was held on November 5, 2008. In her lecture, Lee discussed several points of similarities between W. E. B. Du Bois and President Barack Obama. These…

  17. The Obama Doctrine - U.S. Strategic Retrenchment and its Consequences

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    Micha Woźniak

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available In this article the author writes about the features of a strategy of retrenchment and how it can be applied to the analysis of the foreign policy of the United States during the presidency of Barack Obama. Many of the decisions made by the United States in the international arena resulted from a desire to limit involvement in world affairs, to reduce military spending, and to persuade allies to take a greater responsibility for their own security. Such a policy was motivated by strengthening the weakened position of the USA, but it also contributed to the growth of chaos in the world.

  18. Obama Boosts Science Education During White House Student Fair

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    Showstack, Randy

    2010-10-01

    With the East Room of the White House flush with Nobel laureates and government officials, including freshly sworn-in U.S. National Science Foundation director Subra Suresh, President Barack Obama honored dozens of students who participated in a White House science fair on 18 October. The fair—many of whose participants have won other science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions—is part of a series of events that culminated 23-24 October in the USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall in Washington, D. C., and at 50 satellite events around the country. “We welcome championship sports teams to the White House to celebrate their victories,” Obama said, noting that the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, New Orleans Saints football team, and others have been to the White House. “I thought we ought to do the same thing for the winners of science fair and robotic contests and math competitions, because often we don’t give these victories the attention that they deserve. When you win first place at a science fair, nobody is rushing the field or dumping Gatorade over your head [in celebration].”

  19. Participatory and social media to engage youth: from the Obama campaign to public health practice.

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    Goodman, Jordi; Wennerstrom, Ashley; Springgate, Benjamin F

    2011-01-01

    Barack Obama's successful campaign for the presidency has been widely attributed to the use of social networking sites, mobile devices, and interactive websites to engage previously hard-to-reach populations in political activity. Campaign communication strategies may be applicable for youth health promotion efforts, particularly for the highly stigmatized issue of mental health. In this article, we examine elements of the 2008 Obama presidential campaign's use of social media technologies and content designed to foster effective political participation among youth. We outline how the same social media technologies may be applied to public health efforts focused on reaching and providing services to the 20% of young people who have a diagnosable mental disorder. We discuss the strengths and limitations of the application of these media to date, and raise questions about the future use of these media for engaging hard-to-reach populations in addressing stigmatized public health issues.

  20. The power of rhetoric and the rhetoric of power: Exploring a tension within the Obama presidency

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    Rob Kroes

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available When Barack Obama acceded to the Presidency of the United States he held out the promise of a new beginning. As a master of political rhetoric he had spoken of a new start following the dismal years of the Bush administration. He would take America back to its inspirational creed of freedom and democracy. He augured a break with policies infringing on civil liberties and government under the law. Once in office, though, the power of rhetoric that had carried him into the White House ran into the hard reality of political rule under conditions of ongoing wars in far-away countries and the threat of terrorism, lurking at home and abroad. This chapter will explore how well President Obama managed to preserve democratic freedoms at home while fighting terrorism.

  1. La retórica de Obama ante el terrorismo: estudio del uso de la red social Twitter tras los atentados de Boston de abril de 2013

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    2013-01-01

    El presente trabajo estudia dos aspectos de la retórica del presidente norteamericano, Barack Obama, tras los atentados de Boston de abril de 2013: el contenido de sus discursos orales y el uso que hizo de su cuenta en la red social Twitter después de los atentados. La investigación, basada en el análisis de contenido textual de los discursos y de los tuits publicados, ha permitido constatar tres hechos: Primero, que en las intervenciones públicas de Obama se mantienen las p...

  2. Obama Announces Science Education Goal at White House Science Fair

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    Showstack, Randy

    2012-02-01

    With student participants in the second annual White House Science Fair as a backdrop, President Barack Obama announced on 7 February programs to help prepare new math and science teachers and to meet a new goal of having 1 million more U.S. college graduates in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) over the next decade than there would be at the current graduation rate. That goal is outlined in a report entitled “Engage to excel,” by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), released the same day. Obama also announced several other initiatives, including a $22 million private-sector investment, led by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, to invest in STEM teacher training. After he toured the science fair projects, Obama said the science fair students “inspire” him. “What impresses me so much is not just how smart you are, but it's the fact that you recognize you've got a responsibility to use your talents in service of something bigger than yourselves,” he said. What these young people are doing is “going to make a bigger difference in the life of our country over the long term than just about anything,” adding, “We've got to emphasize how important this is and recognize these incredible young people who are doing that that I couldn't even imagine thinking about at fifth grade or eighth grade or in high school.”

  3. President Obama visiidi eduka kommunikatsiooni tagas põhjalik ettevalmistus / Mariann Sudakov, Tiina Ansip, Ainar Ruussaar ...[jt.] ; intervjueerinud Kertu Kärk

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    Eestit 3. septembril 2014 külastanud USA president Barack Obama visiidi kommunikatsioonist ja planeerimisest räägivad välisministeeriumi pressiosakonna nimel pressispetsialist Mariann Sudakov, valitsuse kommunikatsioonibüroo esindaja, valitsuse meedianõunik valitsuskommunikatsiooni direktori ülesannetes Tiina Ansip, ERR-i juhatuse liige ja ajakirjanik Ainar Ruussaar, Vabariigi Presidendi avalike suhete nõunik Toomas Sildam ning USA saatkonna pressi- ja kultuuriatašee Bradley Hurst

  4. Key Obama officials leave administration

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    Showstack, Randy

    2013-01-01

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is one of the latest members of the Obama administration to announce that he is leaving his position near the start of President Obama's second term in office. Salazar, who has served as interior secretary since January 2009, intends to leave the department by the end of March, the department noted on 16 January. Salazar joins a number of other key officials who are planning to leave the administration. They include Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration administrator Jane Lubchenco, and U.S. Geological Survey director Marcia McNutt.

  5. A crise da potência inteligente: os EUA e a grande estratégia de acomodação no governo Obama

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    Diego Santos Vieira de Jesus

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Os objetivos do artigo são explicar (i a adoção da grande estratégia de acomodação, pelos Estados Unidos da América (EUA, durante a administração de Barack Obama, para lidar com as principais ameaças a tal Estado no nível internacional e (ii examinar os efeitos da crise econômico-financeira internacional iniciada em 2008 sobre a atuação internacional dos EUA. Foi desenvolvido, a partir da perspectiva analítica de Joseph S. Nye Jr. acerca do conceito de "poder inteligente", um estudo qualitativo no qual se buscou sustentar três argumentos centrais: (i a adoção da grande estratégia de acomodação mostrou-se relacionada ao conceito de "poder inteligente" que informa as posições da administração Obama; (ii a crise não provocou um desafio fundamental à posição predominante dos EUA no sistema internacional, mas confirmou a necessidade de reajuste da grande estratégia de tal Estado na direção da acomodação dos interesses de grandes potências, economias emergentes e Estados hostis aos EUA; (iii o reajuste da grande estratégia norte-americana não atingiu plenamente os resultados almejados por tal administração em face da cooperação limitada por parte de outras grandes potências, economias emergentes e Estados hostis aos EUA. As principais conclusões apontam que os EUA podem reforçar sua posição de "potência inteligente" se investirem mais em bens públicos globais, oferecendo o que povos e governos ao redor do mundo desejam, mas não conseguem sozinhos. Ao complementarem seu poder militar e econômico com um investimento maior em seu poder brando, os EUA poderiam reconstruir a estrutura necessária para lidar com desafios globais.

  6. Teaching Black History after Obama

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    2017-01-01

    This article is a reflection on the teaching of black history after the Obama presidency and at the dawn of the Trump era. It is both an analysis of the state of the academic field and a primer on how to integrate the past few decades of scholarship in black history broadly across standard K-12 curriculum. It demonstrates the importance of…

  7. Barack Obama’s pauses and gestures in humorous speeches

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    Navarretta, Costanza

    2017-01-01

    and they emphasise the speech segment which they follow or precede. We also found a highly significant correlation between Obama’s speech pauses and audience response. Obama produces numerous head movements, facial expressions and hand gestures and their functions are related to both discourse content and structure....... Characteristics for these speeches is that Obama points to individuals in the audience and often smiles and laughs. Audience response is equally frequent in the two events, and there are no significant changes in speech rate and frequency of head movements and facial expressions in the two speeches while Obama...

  8. Reading Professor Obama: Race and the American Constitutional Tradition

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    Stacey Marlise Gahagan

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available "Reading Professor Obama" mines Barack Obama’s syllabus on “Current Issues in Racism and the Law” for evidence of his beliefs about race, law, and jurisprudence. The syllabus forhis 1994 seminar at the University of Chicago, which provides the reading assignments and structure for the course, has been available on the New York Times website since July 2008. Other than a few responses solicited by the New York Times when it published the syllabus, however, there has been little attention to the material Obama assigned or to what it suggests about Obama’s approach to the law and race.The class began with four weeks of foundational readings, followed by four weeks of student-led class discussions. The readings started by discussing the malleability of racial categories and progressed to cases from the nineteenth century on Native Americans and on slavery. The second day’s readings shifted to the Reconstruction era and changes in the Constitution and statutory law, as well as the rise of the “Jim Crow” system of segregation and the response of African American intellectuals. The third class covered the Civil Rights revolution and retrenchment. It included reading from such diverse figures as Robert Bork, Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X. The fourth class, “Where Do We Go From Here?,” addressed some of the enduring issues of inequality facing our nation, the fragility of the African American middle class, continuing racism against African Americans, and a plea for more understanding. After the initial four class meetings, student groups selected additional readings and led class discussions on a variety of race-related topics. The syllabus has suggested topics for the presentations and brief discussion of those topics.The media has called attention to President Obama’s public relationship with Derrick Bell; notwithstanding the option to read Bell’s summaries of cases in lieu of the actual opinions, the readings have no overt

  9. Obama, McCain e as “Não-Questões”: o Doméstico e o Internacional

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    Cristina Soreanu Pecequilo

    2008-07-01

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    norte-americana e da possibilidade de continuidade

    e mudança a partir dos candidatos Barack Obama e

    John McCain.

  10. The Analysis of Deixis and Empathy in Pragmatics---Case study of Obama's victory speech in 2012

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    2013-01-01

    With the development of society, the criteria of selecting people in terms of their social communicative competence is increasingly high. It has even become an important one in selecting talents in many fields. Speech, especially English speech, because of its unique function in mass communication, is attracting more and more people's attention. However, the study of speech skills is not deeply studied by scholars domestic. In this thesis, the subject of this study is Barack Hussein Obama's victory speech which was made in 2012 in Chicago when he won the president election. It is clarified from two aspects. First, the function of deixis of “I” and “we” in his speech, second, from the point of empathy to list how they can be functioned in speech. It agrees that the above speech skills can help Obama make his speech more persuasive and attractive, and at the same time others can also benefit from it.

  11. Obamas krige har danske konsekvenser

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    Breitenbauch, Henrik Ø.; Larsen, Esben Salling

    2010-01-01

    Demokratisk kontrol med militæret og det civile embedsværk fordrer, at politikerne efterspørger, tilbydes og vælger mellem reelle valgmuligheder. Stjernejournalisten Bob Woodwards ny bog Obamas krige handler om den amerikanske strategiproces for krigen i Afghanistan. Bogens centrale strid er mellem...... en præsident, der ønskede flere modeller at vælge imellem for indsatsen i Afghanistan, og et militær, der kun gav præsidenten én reel valgmulighed. Obamas krige er dermed relevant for strategiprocessen i dansk forsvarspolitik, og for forholdet mellem politikere og embedsmænd i dansk politik som sådan...

  12. Obamas Fortsatte Krig mod Terror

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    Ulrich, Philip Christian

    2013-01-01

    Kronikken argumenterer for at den type overvågningsskandaler som er fulgt i kølvandet på Edward Snowdens afsløringer blot er et symptom på den nye fase af krigen mod terror som Obama administrationen har ønsket at føre USA ind i. Den nye fase vil være præget af mere efterretningsvirksomhed snarere...

  13. Pragmatic Liberalism and President Obama

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    Haroon A. Khan

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available This research seeks to examine the foreign policy of President Obama with special reference to Bangladesh from the point of pragmatic liberalism. Pragmatism means understanding the realities of the situation and making decisions based on thorough research of these realities. Pragmatism opposes strict adherence to ideological beliefs in pursuing foreign policy. President Obama came into power amid one of the most volatile and dangerous times in the history of the United States occupied with two foreign wars, and inherited an economy on the brink of collapse. The key features of Obama’s pragmatic liberalism in foreign policy are to promote liberal ideas as long as it does not threaten the national security interests, emphasize diplomacy in solving the conflicts, foster humanitarian issues, develop alliances and multilateral agreements, uphold the major national interests, and strengthen national security defined in terms of economic well-being. The article will analyze U.S. foreign policy toward Bangladesh based on pragmatic liberalism of President Obama.

  14. Warren, McCain, and Obama Needed Fuzzy Sets at Presidential Forum

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    Ashu M. G. Solo

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available During a presidential forum in the 2008 US presidential campaign, the moderator, Pastor Rick Warren, wanted Senator John McCain and then-Senator Barack Obama to define rich with a specific number. Warren wanted to know at what specific income level a person goes from being not rich to rich. The problem with this question is that there is no specific income at which a person makes the leap from being not rich to being rich. This is because rich is a fuzzy set, not a crisp set, with different incomes having different degrees of membership in the rich fuzzy set. Fuzzy logic is needed to properly ask and answer Warren's question about quantitatively defining rich. An imprecise natural language word like rich should be considered to have qualitative definitions, crisp quantitative definitions, and fuzzy quantitative definitions.

  15. Barack Obama or Barry Dunham? The appearance of multiracial faces is affected by the names assigned to them.

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    Hilliar, Kirin F; Kemp, Richard I

    2008-01-01

    Does semantic information in the form of stereotypical names influence participants' perceptions of the appearance of multiracial faces? Asian-Australian and European-Australian participants were asked to rate the appearance of Asian-Australian faces given typically Asian names, European-Australian faces given typically European names, multiracial faces given Asian names, and multiracial faces given European names. Participants rated the multiracial faces given European names as looking significantly 'more European' than the same multiracial faces given Asian names. This study demonstrates how socially derived expectations and stereotypes can influence face perception.

  16. Recasting the American Dream and American Politics: Barack Obama's Keynote Address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention

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    Rowland, Robert C.; Jones, John M.

    2007-01-01

    This essay draws upon the work of Northrop Frye to show that stories enacting the American Dream contain elements associated with romance, and briefly traces how Ronald Reagan and conservatives utilized the romance of the American Dream to the point that many Americans associated it exclusively with conservatism. The essay then details how Barack…

  17. 美国民主党总统候选人奥巴马%Barack Obama: US Democratic Party's Presidential Candidate

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    朱文江

    2008-01-01

    在美国总统大选民主党初选中,伊利诺伊州参议员巴拉克·奥巴马(Baraek Obama)以2128张党代表票击败了纽约州参议员希拉里·克林顿。虽然正式宣布提名的民主党代表大会还没有召开,但是奥巴马实际上已经获得了民主党初选的胜利,也因此成为美国历史上第一位被主要党派提名的非洲裔总统候选人,成为了一匹真正的政治“黑”马。奥巴马的获胜,出乎之前很多专家学者的预料。本文将从奥巴马的经历人手,考察他赢得初选的原因、总结其主要竞选纲领。

  18. Recasting the American Dream and American Politics: Barack Obama's Keynote Address to the 2004 Democratic National Convention

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    Rowland, Robert C.; Jones, John M.

    2007-01-01

    This essay draws upon the work of Northrop Frye to show that stories enacting the American Dream contain elements associated with romance, and briefly traces how Ronald Reagan and conservatives utilized the romance of the American Dream to the point that many Americans associated it exclusively with conservatism. The essay then details how Barack…

  19. La base electoral de Obama, redes sociales virtuales y reales: los casos de generation engage y moms for Obama The electoral support of Obama, real and social virtual networks: the case of ‘Generation Engage’ and ‘Moms for Obama’

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    José Luis González

    Full Text Available ResumenDespués de un año de la victoria electoral de Barack Obama, el actual presidente de los Estados Unidos mantiene unas cotas de popularidad muy elevadas, máxime si tenemos en cuenta la actual coyuntura de crisis que afecta de manera frontal a los Estados Unidos. El presente artículo, a partir del estudio de un estado concreto: Carolina del Norte, explica cuáles son las bases sobre las que se sustenta dicho apoyo, bases que tienen que ver con un trabajo realizado desde las elecciones primarias del Partido Demócrata y que se sustentan en un adecuado uso de las redes sociales, tanto virtuales como reales. Para demostrar esta hipótesis, se muestran los resultados de un vasto trabajo de campo realizado, fundamentalmente con dos redes que han centrado sus esfuerzos en afianzar el voto joven y el voto femenino: ‘Generation Engage’ y ‘Mom for Obama’.AbstractAfter one year of the election victory of Barack Obama, the current president of the United Status, has a very high level of popularity, especially bearing in mind the current crisis that affects the United States. This article, from the study of a particular state: North Carolina, explains the keys of support, keys that are related to work done since the primaries and the Democratic Party behind in an appropriate use of social networks, both virtual and real. To prove this hypothesis, we show the results of an extensive field work carried out mainly with two networks that have focused their efforts on strengthening the youth vote and women voters: Generation Engage and 'Moms for Obama.

  20. Change or Continuity in US-Latin American Policy: the Obama Record

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    Stephen J. Randall

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available The article explores the ambitions, challenges, successes and perceived failures and disappointments of the policies pursued by the Democratic administrations of President Barack Obama, with particular focus on Honduras, Mexico and Colombia. The article notes the eloquent and optimistic rhetoric of Obama, in his first presidential campaign and in the early days of his first administration, commitments to significant change in U.S. policy toward Latin America. In contrast the record of the first five years of his administrations have witnessed the continuation of policies which are difficult to distinguish from those of his predecessor. The article also notes the general decline in U.S. influence in the region. There has been insignificant change in Cuban policy, save for a liberalization of family travel to Cuba. His administration implemented the controversial Free Trade Agreement with Colombia which his own party leaders had long opposed. He has maintained the funding levels of the equally controversial Plan Colombia which began under Bill Clinton, and he has continued to adhere to a largely Republican agenda on border security with Mexico.

  1. Estonia President, Obama Discuss Cybersecurity / Eric Chabrow

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    2009-01-01

    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves kohtus 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis USA presidendi Barack Obamaga. Riigipead arutasid küberkaitse küsimusi. Eesti president avaldas Ühendriikidele tänu abi eest küberkaitsekeskuse loomisel Tallinnasse. Vabariigi President töövisiidil Ameerika Ühendriikides 9.-16.06.2009

  2. Estonia President, Obama Discuss Cybersecurity / Eric Chabrow

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    Chabrow, Eric

    2009-01-01

    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves kohtus 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis USA presidendi Barack Obamaga. Riigipead arutasid küberkaitse küsimusi. Eesti president avaldas Ühendriikidele tänu abi eest küberkaitsekeskuse loomisel Tallinnasse. Vabariigi President töövisiidil Ameerika Ühendriikides 9.-16.06.2009

  3. Obama avaldas Washingtonis kohtumisel Ilvesega Eestile kaastunnet

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    Ameerika Ühendriikides töövisiidil viibiv president Toomas Hendrik Ilves kohtus 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis USA presidendi Barack Obamaga, kes avaldas kaastunnet Afganistanis hukkunud veebel Allain Tikko langemise puhul. Riigipeade kohtumise teemadeks olid majanduskriis, transatlantilised suhted, NATO ja küberjulgeolekuga seotud küsimused

  4. Kriisis USA valis, Euroopa rõõmustas / Liisi Poll

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    2008-01-01

    Maailma reaktsioonidest Barack Obama valimisel USA uueks presidendiks. Vt. samas: Osariikide referendumid; Obama otsib kaastöötajaid; Katkeid maailma riigijuhtide õnnitlustest Barack Obama presidendiks valimise puhul

  5. México-Estados Unidos: problemas y retos en seguridad fronteriza en la Administración Obama

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    José María Ramos García

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo se examinarán los principales problemas y retos en materia de seguridad fronteriza entre México y Estados Unidos, en la Administración del presidente Barack Obama, así como la coyuntura de inseguridad en las fronteras con México y su dilación, también se cuestionará la legitimidad gubernamental local, institucional. La premisa central es que las relaciones entre los dos países se han caracterizado por tensiones y conflictos, que reflejan la falta de impulso de procesos de gestión y planeación estratégica orientados a fortalecer la seguridad y la calidad de vida de las comunidades fronterizas mexicanas.

  6. Estados Unidos: primeiras impressões da gestão de Obama

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    Virgílio Caixeta Arraes

    2009-05-01

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    o artigo trata dos cem primeiros dias do

    governo Obama. Relata a dificuldade administrativa

    da Casa Branca, em vista da crise herdada do governo

    Bush.

  7. Friends of NSFC in Obama's Cabinet

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    Yuan Youxin

    2008-01-01

    @@ On 15 December,2008,the US President-Elect Obama Picked Steven Chu for Energy Secretary.Steven Chu is an old friend of NSFC.On May 4,1998,he attended a reception of Nobel Prize winners in Beijing hosted by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.The following photos were taken at the meeting.

  8. A política comercial dos Estados Unidos no primeiro governo Obama: heranças, estratégias e desafios

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    Filipe Almeida do Prado Mendonça

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem por objetivo sistematizar alguns dos principais pontos da agenda comercial dos Estados Unidos durante os quatro primeiros anos da gestão Obama. Identifica-se uma postura “mais discreta” do presidente Obama se comparado com governos anterior em questões de política comercial, o que não significa uma postura “pouco ativa”.  This article aims to systematize some of the main aspects of the US trade agenda during the first four years of Obama administration. It identifies a "more discreet" attitude of the President Obama on trade policy compared to previous governments. However, this posture does not mean that the US government has been inactive.

  9. Ilves kohtus esmaspäeval USA-s Barack Obamaga

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    President Toomas Hendrik Ilves kohtus 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis USA presidendi Barack Obamaga ja vestles temaga nii majanduskriisist kui ka Eesti missioonist Afganistanis. Vabariigi President töövisiidil Ameerika Ühendriikides 9.-16.06.2009

  10. Adorno, Obama, and Empire: Reflections on the U.S. Presidential Election and the Next President

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    Lukas Kaelin

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available As tempting as it might be, politics is a difficult field for philosophers.Well known are Plato’s and Heidegger’s attempt to influence the political developments of their time, which went badly wrong. Much safer is it to provide an interpretation of current political events, which is the aim of this paper. The paper attempts to philosophically assess the recent U.S. presidential race and to look at some aspects of the underlying beliefs of Barack Obama that aided him in his campaign. The philosophical framework used in order to interpret the political events are mainly from the Critical Theory of Theodor W. Adorno and the neo-Marxist approach of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri. Further observations will concentrate on the logic and attraction of the electoral process and the dialectical logic of Sarah Palin’s statements. The first part will discuss the form of U.S. electoral politics, especially the perpetual campaign, whereas the second part will put the policiesof the next U.S. president into a philosophical context.

  11. Education Nation: Obama, Romney Outline Different K-12, Postsecondary Priorities

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    Dervarics, Charles

    2012-01-01

    With negative ads already rampant on radio and TV, it's clear that President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney differ on most issues. That statement carries over to education as well, as both offer starkly different views on K-12 and higher education policy for the fall campaign. Obama is touting a large increase in Pell Grants…

  12. From David Walker to President Obama: Tropes of the Founding Fathers in African American Discourses of Democracy, or The Legacy of Ishmael

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    Elizabeth J. West

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available More than a century after the Emancipation Proclamation, in a society that still others blackness, we continue to hold to the mythical humanizing power of literacy. In our own time this has been poignantly evinced in the public reception of the current President of the United States, Barack Obama. He has been internationally hailed for his written and oral eloquence, and many Americans expected that Obama’s evident intellectual prowess would reverse prevailing stereotypes of black inferiority. Obama’s rhetorical success is rooted in the longstanding literary practice of invoking the mythical founding fathers to validate text and subject. In this regard, David Walker’s Appeal (1829 represents the emergence of a long tradition of black voices invoking America’s most sacred patriarchs and their rhetoric of Americanness.

  13. Obama and Dreams of Blacks%浅析黑人逐梦的道路——从奥巴马说起

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    徐艳萍

    2011-01-01

    47岁的有一半黑人血统的巴拉克.胡赛因.奥巴马竞选直至当选美国第44任总统,吸引了全世界人的眼球。他的当选创造了历史,成为美国历史上第一位黑人总统。他的胜利不仅是他一人的辉煌,而且也承载了美国多少代人的梦想和企盼。事实上,巴拉克.胡赛因.奥巴马是循着前人的梦想(美国总统亚伯拉罕.林肯、黑人诗人兰斯顿.休斯、美国著名黑人民权领袖马丁.路德)一路走出的黑人总统。%That 47-year-old Barack Hussein Obama Jr.with half of the African blood won the 44th term Presidency caught the eyeballs from all over the world.His successful election has created the history,being the first black American president.His success not only shows his own grandeur but also realizes the dream and the wish of many generations of black Americans.In effect,Barack Hussein Obama Jr.rose up all the way to the White House from the dreams of his ancestors(Abraham Lincoln,16th American President;Langston Hughes,American black poet;Martin Luther King,Jr.;prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement).

  14. Web 2.0 - Lær dog af Obama!

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    Ivang, Reimer

    2009-01-01

    At Obama vandt 2008 præsidentvalget ved at anvende web 2.0 teknologier, er ingen hemmelighed. Men hvordan gjorde han det? Og hvorfor var det så effektfuldt? Dette blogindlæg ser Obama efter i kortene, og kortlægger den læring, som danske virksomheder kan høste af den fantastiske strategi, Obama......-kampagnen anvendte. Læs her og få inspiration til din Web, Nyhedsbrevs eller Facebook strategi!...

  15. Web 2.0 - Lær dog af Obama!

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    Ivang, Reimer

    2009-01-01

    At Obama vandt 2008 præsidentvalget ved at anvende web 2.0 teknologier, er ingen hemmelighed. Men hvordan gjorde han det? Og hvorfor var det så effektfuldt? Dette blogindlæg ser Obama efter i kortene, og kortlægger den læring, som danske virksomheder kan høste af den fantastiske strategi, Obama......-kampagnen anvendte. Læs her og få inspiration til din Web, Nyhedsbrevs eller Facebook strategi!...

  16. La política relatada: el Storytelling de Barack Obama en el marco de la Operación Gerónimo

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    Alberto Pedro López-Hermida-Russo

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available El caudal de información en el que nos movemos actualmente exige que el político, como otros líderes que quieran transmitir un mensaje, deba competir con innumerables pantallas y datos. El storytelling surge en los últimos años como técnica efectiva para que el mensaje proveniente del líder social logre conquistar el bien más preciado en el mundo de la comunicación actual: el tiempo del ciudadano. En estas líneas se introduce esta herramienta discursiva, sus condiciones y elementos y, por medio de un análisis cualitativo, se expone su presencia en la galería de imágenes que la Casa Blanca publicó luego de matar a Osama bin Laden.

  17. Barack Hussein Obama,From slave to president%从"奴隶"到总统:奥巴马的美国梦

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    2008-01-01

    @@ 300年前,衣衫褴褛,手脚镣铐,贱比牲畜,街头拍卖的黑奴;300年后,西装革履,星光闪烁,贵为上宾,美国的新任总统--巴拉克·奥巴马.300年间,美国黑人的地位从奴隶到总统,发生了惊人的变化.

  18. 你不知道的贝拉克·奥巴马%The Man You Did not Know about Barack Obama

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    2008-01-01

    美国总统大选将在2008年正式开锣,两党将在2008年的2~4月份分州进行初选投票,在初选中获胜的候选人将在暑期召开的两党全国代表大会上被正式提名为总统候选人。有意参加总统大选就必须先过党内初选这一关。贝拉克·奥巴马无疑是这些总统候选人中最闪亮的一位,而他在党内初选遭遇了前第一夫人希拉里。克林顿这位强劲对手,他们一个可能是美国历史上第一位黑人总统,一个可能是美国历史上第一位女总统。政治履历不深的奥巴马有什么独特魅力,又有什么杀手锏能成为突破200多年美国白人总统历史的第一人?

  19. How are 'Barack Obama' and 'President Elect' differentially stored in the brain? An ERP investigation on the processing of proper and common noun pairs.

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    Alice Mado Proverbio

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: One of the most debated issues in the cognitive neuroscience of language is whether distinct semantic domains are differentially represented in the brain. Clinical studies described several anomic dissociations with no clear neuroanatomical correlate. Neuroimaging studies have shown that memory retrieval is more demanding for proper than common nouns in that the former are purely arbitrary referential expressions. In this study a semantic relatedness paradigm was devised to investigate neural processing of proper and common nouns. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: 780 words (arranged in pairs of Italian nouns/adjectives and the first/last names of well known persons were presented. Half pairs were semantically related ("Woody Allen" or "social security", while the others were not ("Sigmund Parodi" or "judicial cream". All items were balanced for length, frequency, familiarity and semantic relatedness. Participants were to decide about the semantic relatedness of the two items in a pair. RTs and N400 data suggest that the task was more demanding for common nouns. The LORETA neural generators for the related-unrelated contrast (for proper names included the left fusiform gyrus, right medial temporal gyrus, limbic and parahippocampal regions, inferior parietal and inferior frontal areas, which are thought to be involved in the conjoined processing a familiar face with the relevant episodic information. Person name was more emotional and sensory vivid than common noun semantic access. CONCLUSIONS/SIGNIFICANCE: When memory retrieval is not required, proper name access (conspecifics knowledge is not more demanding. The neural generators of N400 to unrelated items (unknown persons and things did not differ as a function of lexical class, thus suggesting that proper and common nouns are not treated differently as belonging to different grammatical classes.

  20. US POLICY IN CENTRAL ASIA: TWO APPROACHES ADMINISTRATION OF GEORGE. BUSH (2005-2009 GG. AND BARACK OBAMA (2009-2010 BIENNIUM

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    Full Text Available Abstract: Evolution of the U.S. strategy towards Central Asia in the second half of the 2000s was defined greatly by the development of the war in Afghanistan. However, since the middle of the decade the course of its implementation depended on the necessity to compensate or overcome consequences of the deterioration of the U.S. relations with Uzbekistan.

  1. BARACK OBAMA Of Thee I Sing:A Letter to My Daughters%赞美你——奥巴马给女儿的信

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    2012-01-01

    孩子,我最近可曾告诉你,你有多么出色? 你从远处跑来的脚步声, 给我的一天都带来舞蹈的节奏。 我可曾告诉你, 你的笑声,如同阳光,洒满我的房间?

  2. What will Obama Bring to Sino-U.S.Trade?

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    2009-01-01

    @@ As the major trading partners to each other,Chi-na and the U.S.have enjoyed two-digit growth in bilateral trade during the past few years.Now,as the dust settles from Obama's lection,what can we expect from the president-elect in terms of China policy?Will Obama and his administration redraw the trade policy with China after he taking office,and how much effect will that exert on the Sino-U.S.trade relation?

  3. Driving Home Persuasive Messages in Barack Obama’s Closing Argument “One Week”

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    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available As Obama‟s speech entitled “One Week” signified the closing argument for all his presidential campaign speeches in the U.S. Presidential Election in 2008, Obama attempted to do his best to persuade the American voters to bring the important issues of his political agenda to the highest level of their consciousness. In that way the American voters were reminded of the important point of voting for him. For that purpose, to drive home his persuasive messages of unity and change, Obama delivered the speech making good use of some rhetorical devices. This paper is an attempt to explore and elucidate his outstanding use of those rhetorical devices such as sound bites for highlighting the messages, sound devices for appealing to his audience‟s ears about the messages being delivered, and the various means of message amplifications for magnifying powerfully the messages being delivered in his closing argument speech.

  4. A Pragmatic Study of Barak Obama's Political Propaganda

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    Al-Ameedi, Riyadh Tariq Kadhim; Khudhier, Zina Abdul Hussein

    2015-01-01

    This study investigates, pragmatically, the language of five electoral political propaganda texts delivered by Barak Obama. It attempts to achieve the following aims: (1) identifying the speech acts used in political propaganda, (2) showing how politicians utilize Grice's maxims and the politeness principle in issuing their propaganda, (3)…

  5. Waivering as Governance: Federalism during the Obama Administration

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    Saultz, Andrew; McEachin, Andrew; Fusarelli, Lance D.

    2016-01-01

    This article analyzes how the Obama administration used executive power to grant waivers from federal education policies and assesses whether they used this power differently than previous administrations and in other sectors (e.g., health or welfare). The executive use of waivers to shape state policy is not a new trend. However, we find that…

  6. Envisioning Workforce Training Differently: The Obama "Free" Community College Initiative

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    Holland, Brian

    2015-01-01

    Education, particularly at the post-secondary level, does not come cheaply in the USA, with the increase in annual tuition costs far outpacing the inflation rate during the same time period. A core tenet of US President Obama's domestic policy agenda is the belief that increased educational attainment can potentially lead to better economic…

  7. Metaphorical Politics and Political Metaphor---A Case Study of the Tweets from Obama's Twitter Account%隐喻政治与政治隐喻--以美国总统奥巴马的推文为例

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    刘庚; 李雅楠

    2013-01-01

    This paper is to make a metaphorical analysis of Barack Obama and Republican leader's tweets . It is revealed that nearly every tweet in Obama's twitter account contains metaphors . War metaphor , journey metaphor , building metaphor , money metaphor and ontological metaphor are the most frequently -used ones . The paper finds that while metaphor in politics helps politicians to achieve certain political goals , it has deceptiveness to some extent .%对美国总统奥巴马等的推文进行了隐喻学分析。研究发现,在奥巴马的每一则推文中几乎都包含隐喻。推文中所用的概念隐喻类型集中在战争隐喻、旅行隐喻、建筑隐喻、金钱隐喻以及实体隐喻等。研究表明,政治隐喻在帮助政客达到政治目的的同时,具有一定的蛊惑性和欺骗性,需要我们对政治隐喻进行全面的认识。

  8. Office of National Drug Control Policy

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    ... to footer site map the White House President Barack Obama Contact Us Get Email Updates Main Menu Home ... Economic Mobility Veterans Women The Administration People President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden First Lady Michelle Obama ...

  9. A crise econômica e o governo Obama

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    Heitor Figueiredo Sobral Torres

    2009-04-01

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    As ações do governo Obama no combate à

    crise financeira internacional, no âmbito doméstico e

    contextualizando a esfera internacional.

  10. Internet, 3D, Google, GPS, Open Source e Obama.

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    Renzo Carlucci

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available Mettiamo insieme il tutto e proviamo a vedere cosa succede nel mondo della rappresentazione e della progettazione civile e architettonica. Se Clinton liberò il GPS abbassando la selected availability da 100 a 20 metri circa, tutti noi ci chiediamo cosa farà ora Obama? I grandi player del settore stanno aspettando da lui nuove rivelazioni.

  11. The Obama - Xi Accord: A Need for Further Action

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    Tribett, W. R.; Hope, A. P.; Canty, T. P.; Salawitch, R. J.

    2015-12-01

    Presidents Barrack Obama of the United States and Jinping Xi of China recently announced a bilateral framework to reduce the total carbon emissions of their respective countries. The U.S. agreed to reduce annual carbon emissions such that by 2025, emissions would be 27% below 2005 levels. China agreed to achieve peak carbon emissions around 2030 coupled with a best effort to peak early. Here we analyze the implications of the Obama-Xi accord for total global carbon emissions (GCE) out to year 2060, using projections of population, economic growth, and carbon intensity for the rest of the world as well as various assumptions regarding how emissions from the U.S. and China will evolve after the timeframe of the Obama-Xi accord. Our GCE projections will be compared to those of the four Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP) emission scenarios used in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The Obama-Xi accord is shown to be a meaningful first step: if followed, the actual GCE will likely fall below RCP 8.5 between now and 2060. The U.S., China, and rest of the world presently emit 4.5, 2.0, and 1.1 tonne of carbon per person per year (tpy), respectively. We show that if the world's nations adopt a strategy of "Contraction and Convergence", such that per capita emission for each country reaches 1.0 tpy by 2060, actual GCE will approach that of RCP 4.5 by year 2060. Such action may be needed to reduce the risk of the most dire global warming forecasts within IPCC AR5.

  12. Mapping the Obama administration's response to the Arab Spring A evolução da resposta da Administração Obama à Primavera Árabe

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    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available When the Arab Spring broke out, the United States was in a quandary over how to handle the crisis in its attempt to balance its moral obligations and ideals without undercutting its strategic interests and those of its close allies. Flaws in US diplomatic approach have contributed to one of the most serious foreign policy crisis for a US administration to date with consequential upheaval and erosion of the US-built balance of power. The reactions and policy responses of the Obama administration highlight the difficulties in grasping with the new reality in the Middle East and in enunciating a policy platform that could combine American interests and values.Quando a Primavera Árabe eclodiu, os Estados Unidos ficaram num dilema sobre como lidar com a crise tentando equilibrar as suas obrigações morais e os ideais sem fragilizar os seus interesses estratégicos e aqueles dos seus aliados mais próximos. A indecisão e as contradições na abordagem diplomática dos EUA contribuíram para avolumar uma das mais graves crises de política externa dos EUA, pondo em perigo a balança de poder que os EUA criaram na região. A reação e a resposta política da administração Obama põe em destaque a dificuldade de Washington em lidar com a nova realidade no Oriente Médio e em enunciar uma plataforma política que possa conciliar os interesses e os valores americanos.

  13. Values, Strengths, and Reality: A Multidimensional Reading ofthe Obama Phenomenon

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    SHEN Wen-hui

    2015-01-01

    After fierce competition, Obama won the presidential race and was successfully elected as the firstAfrican-American President in US history. Unlike his predecessors, his success is primarily dependent on personalstruggle rather than renowned family background or remarkable personal political experience andaccomplishments; the change in US political environment reflected by the case is defined as "The ObamaPhenomenon". The Obama Phenomenon is the product of a variety of factors: The values of Individualism alongwith the philosophy of Pragmatism have built the macro-environment for it; Obama's elite political backgroundand his excellent personal strengths have laid the foundation for his success; the mistakes in domestic and foreignaffairs made by the Bush Administration made the Republican Party lose popular support, which removed theobstacles to Obama's success. This paper is to explore the reasons for Obama's success so as to contribute to abetter understanding of the changes in US society, in particular its political environment, excavate the impetus forthe changes, and rationally predict its tendency

  14. Dissuasão, redução de armas nucleares e defesas antimísseis nos governos Bush e Obama

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    Diego Santos Vieira de Jesus

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo é analisar as perspectivas das administrações de George W. Bush e Barack Obama com relação à dissuasão, à redução de armas nucleares e às defesas antimísseis. Sustenta-se que ambas as administrações reafirmaram o papel fundamental das armas nucleares para a dissuasão, comprometeram-se com a redução de armas nucleares acompanhada de iniciativas para modernização e reconheceram a importância de defesas antimísseis na proteção dos EUA e de aliados. Tais perspectivas estão relacionadas à necessidade contínua de ampliar a flexibilidade para lidar com ameaças contemporâneas e à manutenção de opções diversificadas para o enfrentamento desses desafios.

  15. Obamas opgør med Bush låser ham i dronekrig

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    Ulrich, Philip Christian

    2013-01-01

    En helt central del af Obamas valgkamp i 2008 var et opgør med dele af Bush administrationens krig mod terror. Obama er dog blevet fanget i en kontroversiel dronepolitik på grund af hans manglende succes med de indenrigspolitiske aspekter af opgøret...

  16. Obamas opgør med Bush låser ham i dronekrig

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    Ulrich, Philip Christian

    2013-01-01

    En helt central del af Obamas valgkamp i 2008 var et opgør med dele af Bush administrationens krig mod terror. Obama er dog blevet fanget i en kontroversiel dronepolitik på grund af hans manglende succes med de indenrigspolitiske aspekter af opgøret...

  17. Mapping the Obama administration's response to the Arab Spring

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    Maria do Céu de Pinho Ferreira Pinto

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available When the Arab Spring broke out, the United States was in a quandary over how to handle the crisis in its attempt to balance its moral obligations and ideals without undercutting its strategic interests and those of its close allies. Flaws in US diplomatic approach have contributed to one of the most serious foreign policy crisis for a US administration to date with consequential upheaval and erosion of the US-built balance of power. The reactions and policy responses of the Obama administration highlight the difficulties in grasping with the new reality in the Middle East and in enunciating a policy platform that could combine American interests and values.

  18. Othering Obama: How Whiteness is Used to Undermine Authority

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    2010-03-01

    Full Text Available In this paper, I argue that the sociocultural structuring property of whiteness has been utilized to marginalize President Obama and effectively undermine his presidential authority.  Whiteness functions in a largely invisible and ostensibly deracialized way to normalize the interests, needs, and values of whites, while at the same time marginalizing and devaluing the voice of people of color.  Analyzing the health care debate through this theoretical lens generates insights into how the debate reproduced the system of racial oppression, and how whiteness functions in political discourse.

  19. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy of the Obama Administration

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    Baek, Jin Hyun; Hwang, Ji Hwan [Haesung International Problem Ethics Research Institute, Seoul (Korea, Republic of)

    2009-12-15

    The objective of this study is to analyze and foresee trends of international nuclear non-proliferation regimes focused on the nuclear non-proliferation policy of the Obama administration, and suggest national policy directions which promote utilization and development of nuclear energy in Korea. For the effective and efficient implementation of the national nuclear use and development program in current international nuclear environment, many efforts should be made: to actively and positively participate in the international nuclear non-proliferation regime; to strengthen nuclear diplomacy in a more systematic manner; and to strengthen the international nuclear cooperation

  20. A Semantic-Cognitive Analysis of the Concept of Ukraine in the Speeches of B. Obama (2014

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    Full Text Available A Semantic-Cognitive Analysis of the Concept of Ukraine in the Speeches of B. Obama (2014 This article presents a semantic-cognitive analysis of the concept of Ukraine, verbally represented in the speeches of the American President, Barack Obama. The peculiarities of the President’s worldview are highlighted. The objective of the article is as follows. Firstly, it aims to demonstrate that the concept of Ukraine is verbally represented in the speeches of Obama. This means that Ukraine as a country, moving towards democracy despite the war with Russia, is an object of focus for American leaders. Secondly, the article suggests that there is a connection between the concept described, its pragmatic orientation and its cognitive processes. Thirdly, it describes the semantic peculiarities of the concept of Ukraine in the political speeches of the American leader, which are due to the role Ukraine plays in the local and regional context. Our research is based on the content-analysis of political speeches delivered by American President. The functional, communicative and pragmatic orientation of the speeches is highlighted. In line with the approaches of cognitive scholars, the article concludes that the concept of Ukraine is a complex semantic-cognitive structure that consists of core, transition zone and periphery. During the research for this article, fifteen speeches made by Obama in 2014 were analysed. This research presupposes the application of content analysis. It is relevant in the analysis of international relations with respect to the notions used by President Obama in his speeches delivered during 2014 in the relations between: the USA - Ukraine, Ukraine - Russia, the USA - Russia, and Europe - Ukraine.   Semantyczno-kognitywna analiza konceptu „Ukraina” w przemówieniach B. Obamy (2014 Artykuł przedstawia semantyczno-kognitywną analizę konceptu „Ukraina”, werbalnie zaprezentowanego w przemówieniach amerykańskiego prezydenta

  1. He's Barack Obama短片形象设计成功原因探析

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    2010-01-01

    He's Barack Obama是一部政治题材的动画短片,一经播出就掀起了网络的热议.在2009年全球金融危机的背景下,美国也遭受了前所未有的失业、股市下挫、金融海啸、次贷危机等一系列的重创.恰逢这时奥巴马当选总统,人们对他寄予了无限的希望.这部影片利用动画的方式,以幽默诙谐的卡通肢体语言方式表达出政府的信心和民众的夙愿.此片虽然短小,但是动画人物形象刻画得极具特点,使人看后在轻松中体会意味深长.

  2. Change or continuity in US-Latin American policy: the Obama record

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    Randall, Stephen J

    2013-01-01

    ..., with particular focus on Honduras, Mexico and Colombia. The article notes the eloquent and optimistic rhetoric of Obama, in his first presidential campaign and in the early days of his first administration, commitments to significant change in U.S...

  3. Analysis on Thematic Structure and Thematic Progression in Obama's weekly radio speech

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    李成烨

    2016-01-01

    Thematic structure and thematic progression are important concept of textual function. Based on the example of Obama's weekly radio speech, we can examine the practicality of thematic structure and thematic progression and give a guidance for preparation of political speeches.

  4. Obama health care for all Americans: practical implications.

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    Manchikanti, Laxmaiah; Hirsch, Joshua A

    2009-01-01

    Rapidly rising health care costs over the decades have prompted the application of business practices to medicine with goals of improving the efficiency, restraining expenses, and increasing quality. Average health insurance premiums and individual contributions for family coverage have increased approximately 120% from 1999 to 2008. Health care spending in the United States is stated to exceed 4 times the national defense, despite the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The U.S. health care system has been blamed for inefficiencies, excessive administrative expenses, inflated prices, inappropriate waste, and fraud and abuse. While many people lack health insurance, others who do have health insurance allegedly receive care ranging from superb to inexcusable. In criticism of health care in the United States and the focus on savings, methodologists, policy makers, and the public in general seem to ignore the major disadvantages of other global health care systems and the previous experiences of the United States to reform health care. Health care reform is back with the Obama administration with great expectations. It is also believed that for the first time since 1993, momentum is building for policies that would move the United States towards universal health insurance. President Obama has made health care a central part of his domestic agenda, with spending and investments in Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and proposed 2010 budget. It is the consensus now that since we have a fiscal emergency, Washington is willing to deal with the health care crisis. Many of the groups long opposed to reform, appear to be coming together to accept a major health care reform. Reducing costs is always at the center of any health care debate in the United States. These have been focused on waste, fraud, and abuse; administrative costs; improving the quality with health technology information dissemination; and excessive

  5. Healthlines | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine

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    ... Sullivan of NIAID discussed Ebola research with President Barack Obama, as NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and HHS ... notch today." Two months later, in December, President Barack Obama visited the NIH campus to see the progress ...

  6. Non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament: speech of the president Obama at Prague; Non-proliferation et desarmement nucleaires: discours de Prague du president Obama

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    Hautecouverture, B. [Centre d' Etudes de Securits Internationale et de Maitrise des armements (CESIM), 75 - Paris (France)

    2009-10-15

    Introduced by the Prague speech of april 7 2009, the Obama President program towards the non proliferation and the nuclear disarmament was pointed out by its optimism ambition and determination. But a more detailed lecture shows concurrent positions. The author analyzes the political aspects of the President speech. (A.L.B.)

  7. Sea Change: US Climate Policy Prospects under the Obama Administration

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    Roman, Mikael (Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm (Sweden)); Carson, Marcus (Dept. of Sociology, Stockholm Univ., Stockholm (Sweden)). e-mail: mikael.roman@sei.se

    2009-03-15

    This report has been produced for the Swedish Government's Sustainability Commission in preparation for the Swedish EU Presidency during the second half of 2009, and consequent Swedish leadership of the EU delegation in the COP-15 negotiations in Copenhagen. The central task of the report is to provide an overview of the key factors that will condition the near-term development of United States climate policy, with a view to the eventual likelihood of the US signing and ratifying a new global agreement in the upcoming negotiations on climate change. While we take note of the importance of factors external to US politics, such as potential developments in bilateral discussions with China and other major greenhouse gas emitters, our analysis focuses primarily on factors that influence US domestic policy dynamics. To accomplish that task, the subsequent pages address three main questions. First, what are the stated goals and contours of the Obama Administration's policies regarding climate change? Second, what are the opportunities and obstacles connected with realizing this agenda - from negotiating and deciding, then effectively implementing it - and via which pathways of action are we likely to see important initiatives being moved? Finally, what are the implications for the negotiations in Copenhagen and beyond? We conclude by identifying a number of important considerations that should be taken into account in preparations for the Swedish EU Presidency and the climate negotiations in Copenhagen

  8. 美国碳排放量和经济增长的政策效应分析%The Policy Effect of Carbon Emissions and Economic Growth in US: From Reagan to Barack Obama

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    2010-01-01

    文章研究了1980~2008年美国排放量和经济增长之间的政策效应.文章首先指出美国的碳排放量和经济增长之间长期存在稳定的数量关系.接下来,在简单回顾研究动态的基础上,运用邹至庄检验的方法,以1989年为结构断点,结合从里根政府和奥巴马任职初期所采取的不同政策,综合分析了美国碳排放量和经济增长的政策效应.最后,得到了分析的结果,文章认为,美国政府对美国碳排放量减少的政策是随着美国经济的增长而逐步推进的,中国政府在温室气体减排方面,应当推出适应本国经济增长的减排技术,吸取美国经济增长与碳排放量降低政策共同推进的经验.

  9. An Enduring Partnership In Uncertain Times

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    2009-01-01

    The United States and India reaffirm their mutual commitment during Indian prime minister’s recent U.S. trip u.S. President Barack Obama welcomed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on November 24 with an em- phasis on the continuing value of a partnership carefully developed over the

  10. Obama's pledge to international law: a Look at the first sixteen months in office

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    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available This paper will seek to provide a general overview of the Obama administration’s impact on international law after the first 15 months in office. Overall there has been a clear change of direction from the Bush administration’s approach to international law, but there are some areas of controversy such as detainment of prisoners and the use of military drones in Pakistan, in which the Obama administration has been criticized for pushing the boundaries of international law. A comparison will also be made between the newly released National Security Strategy the ones released under the Bush administration.

  11. Some Observations on the Obama Administration’s Policy to DPRK

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    Sun Guoqiang; Huang Fengzhi

    2016-01-01

    Drawing in research results through screening the policy content, background and effect of the Obama Administration’s DPRK policy, this paper structures a quadrennial framework from multilateral, alliance, U.S.-China relations and unilateral perspectives to summarize main contents of the Obama’s DPRK policy; in terms of understanding its decision-making process, the paper brings in the environmental policy factor, and hopes to comprehensively explain reasons for the Obama Administration’s DPRK policy through exploring the emerging new culture on Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asian region, and comes up with some observations on an impact of Obama’s DPRK policy on China’s security.

  12. "Educate to Innovate": How the Obama Plan for STEM Education Falls Short. Backgrounder. No. 2504

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    Burke, Lindsey M.; McNeill, Jena Baker

    2011-01-01

    President Obama's Educate to Innovate initiative has provided billions in additional federal funding for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs across the country. The Administration's recognition of the importance of STEM education-- for global competitiveness as well as for national security--is good and…

  13. The Impact of Health Care and Immigration Reform on Latino Support for President Obama and Congress

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    Sanchez, Gabriel R.; Medeiros, Jillian; Sanchez-Youngman, Shannon

    2012-01-01

    At the start of their term, the Obama administration pledged to reform two failing policy systems in the United States: immigration and health care. The Latino populations' attitudes toward these two critical policy areas are particularly relevant due to the large foreign born population in the Latino community and the large number of Latinos who…

  14. Obama Team Overseeing-TA Transition Expected to Submit Initial Report

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    2008-01-01

    @@ The team appointed by President-elect Obama to oversee the transition at the U.S.Commerce Department's International Trade Administration(ITA) plans to put together its initial report on its ongoing on-site review of the agency later this week,sources said Nov.24.

  15. Dear President Obama and Secretary Duncan: You Are Looking through the Wrong Window

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    Stevens, Lisa Patel; Piazza, Peter

    2010-01-01

    In this policy analysis column, we use the analytic tools of frame analysis to explore the ideologies, implicit and explicit, in the Obama administration's educational policies. In particular, we explore the ways that the initiatives are being framed through an oversimplified view of the "problem" in education and a capitalist-based approach to…

  16. The Historically Black College and University Community and the Obama Administration: A Lesson in Communication

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    Gasman, Marybeth; Collins, Heather

    2014-01-01

    The Obama administration has some improbable critics: members of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. What started out as carefully worded commentaries have given way to more direct criticisms and complaints about the administration's policies affecting HBCUs. Although some of these gripes can be attributed to…

  17. Picturing Obama: Race, High School Students and a Critical Methodology of the Visual

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    2017-01-01

    I draw on methodological findings from a case study on how high school students of color make sense of dominant narratives of race and politics in the Obama American Era. Incorporating literature from critical race theory, visual research methods, and the writings of cultural scholar Stuart Hall, I draw conclusions from this inquiry project as a…

  18. Obama's Way to Success%奥巴马的成功之路

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    2010-01-01

    @@ Obama has a very rough childhood.His father is a black economist and his mother is a typical white American.His parents divorced when he was only two years old.Since then,he lived with his mom and his grandparents.

  19. Health on hold. But Obama legislation would let them live in U.S. legally.

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    Barr, Paul

    2013-02-04

    The Obama administration's plan that would give many illegal immigrants a path to stay in the U.S. legally leaves out one thing: federally subsidized access to health insurance coverage. "I think that gives immigrants a mixed message about how welcome they will be," says Sonal Ambegaokar, left, of the National Immigration Law Center.

  20. Reducing the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism- A Report Card on the Obama Administration’s Efforts

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    2016-12-01

    architecture . While some states, such as Japan , South Korea, Pakistan, and India, may have conflicting energy, security, and economic interests that...nonproliferation architecture . The president’s integrative approach wove nonproliferation efforts together that had, traditionally, not been used to reduce...President Obama diligently supported nonproliferation measures by enhancing the domestic and international nonproliferation architecture . The

  1. Educating Latino Immigrant Students in the Twenty-First Century: Principles for the Obama Administration

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    Suarez-Orozco, Carola; Suarez-Orozco, Marcelo M.

    2009-01-01

    In this essay, Carola Suarez-Orozco and Marcelo Suarez-Orozco address one of the most critical challenges facing President Obama's administration: meeting the educational needs of Latino and other immigrant children in the United States. The authors first provide a brief overview of past policies and agendas that have created a situation in which…

  2. Vestager kan lære af Obamas kamp mod bureaukrati

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    Boje Rasmussen, Martin Møller

    2014-01-01

    Tre år efter regeringens tiltræden har tillidsreformen ikke flyttet sig, og frustrationerne er kun vokset. Men indenrigsminister Margrethe Vestager kan lære af Obama-regeringen, der systematisk har knækket bureaukratiet. Harvardprofessor Cass Sunstein stod i spidsen for den amerikanske...

  3. Ameerika presidendivalimised 2008 : kampaaniatrikkide võidukas lõpp / Heiki Suurkask

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    2008-01-01

    Tagasivaade USA presidendikandidaatide Barack Obama ja John McCaini valimiskampaaniatele. Kampaaniajuhtidest. Vt. samas: Obama vanaema suri valimiste eelõhtul. Lisad: Perekonnad kui probleem kampaaniale; Esimesed hääled Obama poolt

  4. Nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament: the President Obama's Prague speech; Non-proliferation et desarmement nucleaires: discours de Prague du president Obama

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    Hautecouverture, B. [Centre d' Etudes de Securite Internationale et de Maitrise des Armements (CESIM), 75 - Paris (France)

    2010-07-15

    The author comments the content and the consequences of President Obama's speech on the future of nuclear weapons in the 21. century. After a recall of the political context, the author shows how this declaration sounded with a real new tone, defined a new direction and introduced a new method, but may reach its objectives only on a long term. Then, he comments how these objectives are challenged by the present context and events, and outlines how the US Nuclear Posture Review will be important

  5. Potential Beneficiaries of the Obama Administration’s Executive Action Programs Deeply Embedded in US Society

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    Donald Kerwin; Robert Warren

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    The Obama administration has developed two broad programs to defer immigration enforcement actions against undocumented persons living in the United States: (1) Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA); and (2) Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The DACA program, which began in August 2012, was expanded on November 20, 2014. DAPA and the DACA expansion (hereinafter referred to as “DACA-plus”) are currently under review by the US Supreme Court ...

  6. Race, Rights, and Resistance in Southern Literature in the Age of Obama

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    Full Text Available “Where Is the Voice Coming From?” (Eudora Welty, “Nineteen Fifty-Five” (Alice Walker, “Everything that Rises Must Converge” (Flannery O’Connor, and “Negro Progress” (Tony Grooms are fictional evocations of realistic places, people, and events in Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, that are especially appropriate in the Age of Obama for discussion of the roles of the public artist and the private human regarding race, rights, and resistance.

  7. NCI Scientists Awarded National Medal of Technology and Innovation by President Obama | Poster

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    Two NCI scientists received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement. The award was announced by President Obama in October. The honorees, John Schiller, Ph.D., Laboratory of Cellular Oncology (LCO), Center for Cancer Research, NCI, and Douglas Lowy, M.D., also from LCO and NCI deputy director, received their medals at a White House ceremony on Nov. 20.

  8. FCJ-165 Obama Trolling: Memes, Salutes and an Agonistic Politics in the 2012 Presidential Election

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    Benjamin Burroughs

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    Full Text Available During the 2012 presidential campaign an explosion of photo-shopped images circulated that depicted President Obama as unpatriotic. The ‘crotch salute’, ‘left-hand salute’, and ‘Veterans Day non-salute’ serve as case studies for understanding the role of trolling in the public sphere and Internet politics in an era of social networks and circulation. This paper tracks the cultural practices and logics of ‘sharing’ political memes and conceptualises memes as part of an agonistic public sphere and media ecology. Obama trolling is facilitated through the techno-cultural affordances of memes, which can only become public because of their mimetic form and sterilised partial anonymity. The paper seeks to conceptualise trolling as a broader cultural practice, which can be considered political. Normative assumptions about these memes would portray this trafficking as destructive to deliberative democracy but when understood as a generative cultural practice, trolling becomes central to articulating political emotions in social networks. Photo-shopped Obama salutes, in addition to Big Bird, binder, and bayonet memes, express not only political identities but also larger cultural values within networked popular culture.

  9. Obama e Política Exterior: Novas Perspectivas para a Guerra contra o Terrorismo

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    o artigo trata da política externa dos Estados

    Unidos no governo Obama. Nesse sentido, aponta a

    possibilidade da manutenção de alguns aspectos da

    política do governo anterior.

  10. Los Estados Unidos de Obama: entre el idealismo y el regreso al containment sin enemigo global

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    Full Text Available El ascenso de Obama al poder representaba, sin duda, un cambio radical en relación con la política internacional desplegada por el presidente George W. Bush y su doctrina sobre la guerra preventiva. En una perspectiva de más largo plazo podría, además, significar un giro hacia el idealismo después de un largo período de predominio del realismo, muy intensamente desarrollado durante la guerra fría, mediante la doctrina del containment. La prevalencia de la diplomacia y la restitución del

  11. Responsive partisanship: public support for the clinton and obama health care plans.

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    Kriner, Douglas L; Reeves, Andrew

    2014-08-01

    We examine the contours of support for the Clinton and Obama health care plans during the 1990s and 2000s based on our own compilation of 120,000 individual-level survey responses from throughout the debates. Despite the rise of the Tea Party, and the racialization of health care politics, opinion dynamics are remarkably similar in both periods. Party ID is the single most powerful predictor of support for reform and the president's handling of it. Contrary to prominent claims, after controlling for partisanship, demographic characteristics are at best weak predictors of support for reform. We also show that Clinton and Obama did not "lose" blacks, seniors, or wealthy voters over the course of the debate. The small and often nonexistent relationship between these characteristics and support for the plan are constant over time. Instead, the modest fluctuations in support for reform appear to follow the ebb and flow of elite rhetoric. Both mean levels of support and its volatility over time covary with elite partisan discourse. These findings suggest that presidents courting public opinion should seek consensus among their own party's elites before appealing to other narrower interests. Copyright © 2014 by Duke University Press.

  12. A guerra como instrumento do poder presidencial nos EUA: o caso da intervenção na Líbia

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    Cláudio Júnior Damin

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Analisa-se a decisão da participação dos EUA na intervenção militar na Líbia em 2011. O objetivo central é posicionar a decisão de Barack Obama de utilizar as forças armadas como um exercício dos poderes de guerra do presidente enquanto comandante-em-chefe e como executor de deliberações de órgãos multilaterais internacionais.   We analyze the decision of U.S. participation in military intervention in Libya (2011. The main objective is to position Barack Obama's decision to use the military as an exercise of war powers of the president as commander in chief and as a doer of the deliberations of international multilateral agencies.

  13. Obama and the "Arab Spring": Desire, Hope and the Manufacture of Disappointment. Implications for a Transformative Pedagogy

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    Roberts, Lorna; Schostak, John

    2012-01-01

    For a period, in the run up to the election (2007-2008) and the months after the election, the name "Obama" signified hope for millions, not just in America but across the world. As the hope turned to disappointment, the financial crisis deepened and the Arab Spring renewed a call for a "humanity" that could transcend the differences of nations…

  14. Space Station Operations Would Extend Until at Least 2024 Under Obama Plan

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    Showstack, Randy

    2014-01-01

    An 8 January decision by the White House to propose an extension of the International Space Station's (ISS) operation until at least 2024 would allow for increased research on board the floating laboratory, a longer planning horizon for commercial activities, and a continuation of international cooperation in space, administration officials said. The proposal, which has received initial support from some key members of Congress, would be the second extension for ISS under the Obama administration and would accommodate increased research related to long-duration human space flight, Earth science, and other areas. ISS, which in the United States is authorized under the NASA Authorization Act of 2010, was last extended in 2010 and costs about $3 billion annually to operate.

  15. Post-9/11 Discourses Of Threat And Constructions Of Terror In The Age Of Obama

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    Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo

    2011-09-01

    In the present paper, we argue that the post-9/11 language of “us versus them” (“Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists” [Bush 2001], delivered to the American public and international community to garner consent in the wake of the September 11, 2001 events, and transformed into public policy for the remainder of the G.W. Bush presidency, provided a lens through which Americans would continue to construct and perceive the world beyond the Bush administration.  Ideology surrounding “the War on Terror,” in particular, has either been resisted or co-opted and deployed by social agents in the aftermath of September 11, 2001.  We claim that in the age of Obama, Bush-generated discourse and ideology has been activated to continue and advance policies and practices aimed at identifying and containing “terrorist” threats.

  16. The evil that men do-an open letter to President Obama

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    Robbins RA

    2016-05-01

    Full Text Available No abstract available. Article truncated after 150 words. "The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones". William Shakespeare. Julius Caesar, Act 3, Scene 2. Dear President Obama: Late in a second term, a President's attention often turns to framing their legacy. I suspect you are no exception and have given this considerable thought. You might wish to be remembered for the Affordable Care Act, even called Obamacare, which brought the US closer to universal healthcare coverage. However, I recall the end of President Clinton's second term a short 16 years ago. During that administration the Federal coffers were full; an unprecedented business boom occurred; and foreign entanglements that might have led to war were avoided. However, most of us do not remember those positives, but recall a White House intern and a certain blue dress. As pointed out by Shakespeare over 400 years ago powerful men are remembered not so ...

  17. McCain valis asemikuks konservatiivse naise / Neeme Raud

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    USA vabariiklaste asepresidendikandidaadist Alaska kubernerist Sarah Palinist. Vt. samas: Poliitiline teater on harva olnud nii suurejooneline. USA demokraatide presidendikandidaadi Barack Obama Denveris peetud kõnest

  18. Iowa valus hoop Hillary Clintonile segas USA presidendivalimistel kaarte / Liisi Poll

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    2008-01-01

    USA presidendivalimiste eelvalimistel võitis demokraat Barack Obama. Presidendikandidaatide seisukohtadest. Tabel: USA presidendivalimised. Tulemused Iowas. Vt. samas: Tähtsaimaks osutusid majandus ja Iraagi sõda

  19. Kas McCain haarab liidrirolli? / Neeme Raud

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    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide kandidaadi Barack Obama esinemisest Denveris partei kongressil ja vabariiklaste partei presidendikandidaadi McCaini üllatavast otsusest nimetada asepresidendikandidaadiks Sarah Palin

  20. Demokraadid püüavad ühtsust näidata / Neeme Raud

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    2008-01-01

    Denveris toimuvast USA demokraatide partei kongressist, kus avatseremoonial esines senaator Edward Kennedy. Barack Obama saamisest partei ametlikuks kandidaadiks novembris toimuvatel presidendivalimistel

  1. Muutunud, kuid lootuseta / Edward McBride

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    McBride, Edward

    2011-01-01

    USA presidendivalimiste kampaaniast. President Barack Obama võimalusest saada tagasivalituks, vabariiklaste kandidaatidest Rick Perryst ja Mitt Romneyst. Demokraatide tervishoiureformist ja tervishoiuseadusest

  2. Iowa valus hoop Hillary Clintonile segas USA presidendivalimistel kaarte / Liisi Poll

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    USA presidendivalimiste eelvalimistel võitis demokraat Barack Obama. Presidendikandidaatide seisukohtadest. Tabel: USA presidendivalimised. Tulemused Iowas. Vt. samas: Tähtsaimaks osutusid majandus ja Iraagi sõda

  3. USA valik : kas uus peatükk või retro? / Neeme Raud

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    2008-01-01

    USA presidendikandidaatide demokraat Barack Obama ja vabariiklase John McCaini debattidel pakutud erinevatest kurssidest. President George W. Bushi kriitikast tõenäolise demokraatide kandidaadi B. Obama seisukohtade suhtes. Lisa: Välispoliitilised seisukohad

  4. Politolog : Estonii võgodna pobeda Obamõ / Laura Vetik

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    Vetik, Laura

    2008-01-01

    USA politoloogide sõnul oleks pingestunud Venemaa ja USA suhete taustal Eestile kasulikum, kui 56. USA presidendivalimised võidaks demokraat Barack Obama. Erinevate politoloogide hinnanguid. Vt. samas: Obama ja McCain loovad kabinette

  5. Analyzing Obama's Victory Speech in 2008 Presidential Election by Language's Meta-functions%从语言的元功能看政治演讲——以奥巴马2008年大选获胜演说为例

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    姜雪; 刘薇

    2009-01-01

    From the perspective of functional grammar and critical text analysis, an attempt is made to analyze how a political speech fulfills the ideational function through transitivity, voice and polarity, the interpersonal function through mood and modality, and the textual function through theme-rheme structure, information structure and cohesion with Barack Obama's victory speech in 2008 presidential election as a sample. It is quite evident that the speaker's command of subjective and objective attitudes, the development of the speech's credibility and persuasion, and the construction of the speaker's social identity, interpersonal relationship and ideology can all be realized by language's three meta-functions.%从功能语言观的角度,利用批评性语篇分析的方法,以奥巴马2008年大选获胜演说为范本,分析了政治演讲这种语篇模式的特征,挖掘了政治演讲在语言上如何通过及物性系统、语态系统和归一性系统实现概念功能,如何通过语气系统和情态系统实现人际功能,如何通过主位结构、信息结构和衔接系统实现语篇功能.政治演讲的演讲者对自己主、客观态度的把握,对演说辞可信度和说服力的塑造,对自己社会身份、人际关系和意识形态的建构都能够通过语言的三大元功能得以体现.

  6. Watching Children: A History of America's Race to Educate Kids and the Creation of the "Slow-Learner" Subject

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    Frenkiewich, Jeffrey C.

    2012-01-01

    On January 25, 2011, United States President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address to Congress and to the nation. As part of that address, President Obama articulated his vision for American education and stated that America had "to win the race to educate our kids" (Obama, 2011, state of the union). Mr. Obama's speech…

  7. Chinese Translation of Foreign Personal Names%外国人名汉译若干基本原则探析——从美国总统Barack Obama的中文译名谈起

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    王银泉

    2014-01-01

    以美国总统Barack Obama的中文译名为引子,对外国人名翻译过程中出现的一些现象进行了思考,同时就外国人名翻译的一些基本策略进行了探讨,最后强调了规范和统一外国人名翻译的重要性和必要性.

  8. Pauvreté et politique sociale sous la présidence Obama : vers une tentative d'évaluation (Poverty and Social Policies under President Obama: An Attempt at Evaluation

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    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Tous les indicateurs socio-économiques de ces dernières années montrent que la pauvreté aux Etats-Unis n'est plus un phénomène qui touche essentiellement les minorités et les mères célibataires, confinées dans des ghettos urbains. Beaucoup de familles, paisiblement installées dans les banlieues huppées, se sont retrouvées marginalisées par le chômage et la saisie immobilière. La politique sociale, dont les orientations globales avaient été définies par le président Clinton (par la réforme de 1996 et par le président W. Bush (avec ses Faith-Based Intitatives, est aujourd'hui incapable de faire face à des problèmes sociaux d'une ampleur sans précédent depuis les années 1930.Le président Obama, de son côté, s'est attaqué à la question du chômage, des saisies immobilières et de la santé mais les mesures qu'il a prises ont un effet plutôt marginal sur la nature et l'étendue de la pauvreté. Par ailleurs, les pauvres ont disparu du discours officiel laissant accroire qu' Obama, par peur de perdre l'électorat blanc, ne souhaite pas devenir le candidat des pauvres et des Africains Américains.(All recent socio-economic indicators indicate that the increased poverty in the United States is no longer limited to minorities and single mothers living in urban ghettos. Many families living comfortably in classy suburbs have found themselves marginalized by unemployment and the real estate crisis. The social policies developed by Presidents Clinton (the reform of 1996 and George W. Bush (with his faith-based initiative are inadequate in the face of social problems of a magnitude not seen since the 1930s. President Obama addressed the unemployment issue, the real estate crisis and health care but the actions he took had only a marginal impact on the nature and extent of poverty. Moreover, the issue of the poor has been absent from official government discussions leading some to believe that Obama, fearful of losing white

  9. From “Strategic Partnership” to “Model Partnership”: AKP, Turkish-US Relation and the Prospects under Obama

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    Ahmet K. Han

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza las relaciones Turquía-EEUU desde una perspectiva estratégica. Destaca primero, los elementos de continuidad en la política exterior de los EEUU bajo los presidentes Clinton, Bush hijo y Obama. A continuación considera el "cambio" en la política exterior turca bajo el AKP desde el 2002. Ve la guerra de Irak como un punto de inflexión en el fin de la asociación estratégica, mientras que los desarrollos ulteriores representarían la vía hacia la formación de lo que Obama denominaría como una "Asociación Modelo". Se sostiene que los factores más determinantes de la relación proceden por parte de los EEUU de una preocupación por asuntos de seguridad, mientras que para el AKP, sirven a su política de "equilibrio múltiple". El artículo cuestiona el contenido de la "Asociación Modelo", así como los riesgos a que se enfrentan la sostenibilidad y el contexto de las relaciones Turquía-EEUU, que han sido tradicionalmente una pieza básica de la política exterior turca, en medio de los debates domésticos de Turquía, las dinámicas regionales y los desafíos a la Administración Obama.

  10. Ameerika eelistas Obamat ja muutusi / Sirje Rank

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    2008-01-01

    Uueks USA presidendiks valiti Barack Obama, kes lubas valijatele muutusi ja riigi väljatoomist finantskriisist. Vt. samas: Barack Obama elulugu; Kõigi aegade kalleim valimiskampaania; Eesti ettevõtjad ei usu suurtesse muudatustesse majanduskursil; Valijameeste jagunemine osariigiti. Kommenteerib Andres Arrak

  11. The New Leader of the Free World

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    Williamson, Kevin D.

    2012-01-01

    On January 20, 2009, Dr. Manmohan Singh, the prime minister of India, became the leader of the free world. The free world's attention was focused elsewhere: Senator Barack Obama, who on that day became President Barack Obama, quietly abdicated the role now taken up by Dr. Singh, having run an election campaign premised upon the ever-present but…

  12. La continuidad del discurso neoconservador frente a la política exterior de la administración Obama

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    A lo largo del pasado sexenio, la doctrina neoconservadora se ha convertido en la voz más beligerante contra la política exterior de la Administración Obama. Este artículo se propone analizar el contenido de la crítica neoconservadora, una crítica radical, pues no se limita a un disenso menor en torno a determinadas áreas temáticas o regionales de la política exterior estadounidense, sino que se presenta como un rechazo frontal tanto a sus fundamentos teóricos como a su implementación práct...

  13. La bioética durante la era Obama : Los casos de Guatemala y Pakistán

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    2014-01-01

    Durante el mandato de Obama han coincidido dos sucesos distantes en el tiempo pero interrelacionados en su naturaleza. Por un lado, se descubrió que en los años cuarenta EEUU había estado realizando experimentos con enfermedades de transmisión sexual en Guatemala, de forma similar a como ya lo hiciera con población afroamericana en Tuskegee, Alabama. Por otro, la CIA organizó una falsa campaña de vacunación en Pakistán con niños para poder obtener el ADN de los hijos de Osam...

  14. On the Appeal to Logos in Obama's Speeches%奥巴马演讲中的理性诉诸

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    赵艳玲

    2012-01-01

    In the United States, most political speakers are well equipped with excellent presentation skills, and they can make full use of Aristotle's rhetoric theory-logos, pathos and ethos. Obama is no exception. In his political speeches, he realized the appeal to logos mainly by using language materials and statistical data, which brought the final choice of audience to him and a successful campaign. The analysis of the logos in Obama' s speeches is beneficial to English learners in writing persuasive spee-ches.%美国的政治演讲者大部分都具备高超的演讲技巧,能够充分利用亚里士多德的理性诉诸、情感诉诸和品格诉诸,奥巴马也不例外。在奥巴马演讲中,他主要通过语言材料的组织和统计数据来实现其理性诉诸,从而促使听众做出最后选择,达到其成功竞选的目的。对奥巴马演讲中理性诉诸的分析,有助于英语学习者撰写有说服力的演讲文稿。

  15. Advancing Performance Pay in the Obama Administration: The Influence of Political Strategy and Alternative Priorities. Program on Education Policy and Governance Working Papers Series. PEPG 10-04

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    Smarick, Andrew

    2010-01-01

    Even the most cursory look at the current administration's approach to performance pay reveals a noteworthy story. Unlike all of his Democratic predecessors--and some of his Republican ones--President Obama not only appreciates the value of differentiating the compensation of teachers based on a effectiveness, he has put energy and money behind…

  16. Potential Beneficiaries of the Obama Administration’s Executive Action Programs Deeply Embedded in US Society

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    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available The Obama administration has developed two broad programs to defer immigration enforcement actions against undocumented persons living in the United States: (1 Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA; and (2 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA. The DACA program, which began in August 2012, was expanded on November 20, 2014. DAPA and the DACA expansion (hereinafter referred to as “DACA-plus” are currently under review by the US Supreme Court and subject to an active injunction.This paper offers a statistical portrait of the intended direct beneficiaries of DAPA, DACA, and DACA-plus. It finds that potential DAPA, DACA, and DACA-plus recipients are deeply embedded in US society, with high employment rates, extensive US family ties, long tenure, and substantial rates of English-language proficiency. The paper also notes various groups that would benefit indirectly from the full implementation of DAPA and DACA or, conversely, would suffer from the removal of potential beneficiaries of these programs. For example, all those who would rely on the retirement programs of the US government will benefit from the high employment rates and relative youth of the DACA population, while many US citizens who rely on the income of a DAPA-eligible parent would fall into poverty or extreme poverty should that parent be removed from the United States.This paper offers an analysis of potential DAPA and DACA beneficiaries. In an earlier study, the authors made the case for immigration reform based on long-term trends related to the US undocumented population, including potential DAPA and DACA beneficiaries (Warren and Kerwin 2015. By contrast, this paper details the degree to which these populations have become embedded in US society. It also compares persons eligible for the original DACA program with those eligible for DACA-plus.As stated, the great majority of potential DAPA and DACA recipients enjoy strong family

  17. Rumos e desafios na construção da mudança pela gestão Obama

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    2009-01-01

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    O artigo pretende avaliar os rumos e desafios

    do processo de construção das políticas públicas na

    administração Obama, cuja campanha eleitoral tinha

    como slogan a palavra-chave ‘change’, ou mudança,

    como uma clara promessa de transformação na

    agenda de formulação das políticas públicas.

  18. 解读奥巴马政府的南海政策%Interpreting Obama Administration's South China Sea Policy

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    韦宗友

    2016-01-01

    自2010年以来,奥巴马政府的南海政策日益朝着“积极干涉”和“选边站”的立场转移,给中美关系及南海问题的解决增添了新变数。奥巴马政府不仅对中国的“断续线”主张提出质疑,还指责中国阻碍南海航行自由,要求中国停止在南海填海造地,鼓动菲律宾将南海争端提交国际仲裁,推动南海问题的国际化与多边化,积极向越南、菲律宾等国提供外交帮助和军事支持,甚至直接派遣飞机和舰船进入南海争议地区。奥巴马政府在南海问题上日益积极的干涉立场与举措,不仅折射出美国对中国战略意图和海洋抱负与日俱增的忧虑,也反映出美国维护亚太领导权、安抚亚太盟友及维护其海洋霸权的战略决心与考量。在美国国内对华强硬的声音抬头、中美在亚太地区竞争加剧及美国政治正进入大选周期的背景下,美国在南海问题上“积极干涉”和“选边站”的态势只会加强而不会弱化,并可能采取一些新的措施。中国需要综合平衡各种利害关系,积极稳妥应对南海困局。%Since 2010, the Obama administration's South China Sea policy has moved steadily toward posi-tive intervention and side-choosing, which negatively impacted Sino-U.S.relations and complicated the South China Sea issues.The Obama administration not only doubted the legality of China's nine-dash line claims, but also charged that China has interfered with the freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, and urged China to stop land reclamation in the South China Sea.Besides, U.S.also encouraged the Philippines'efforts to submit its maritime disputes with China to international arbitration to internationalize and multilateralize the South China Sea disputes, provided diplomatic support and military aid to Vietnam, the Philippines and other claimants, and even sent airplanes and ships to the disputed area.The change of Obama

  19. 短文六则(英文)

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    赵修江

    2012-01-01

    A Hi, I am Natasha Obama. I am an American girl. I am 10. Do you know me?Here is a photo of my family. This is my father Barack Obama. He is the president (总统) of the USA now. And the girl next to (紧挨着) him is me. That is my mother Michelle Obama. She is very

  20. 奥巴马特色鲜明的精兵战略%Obama Puts His Stamp On Strategy For A Leaner Military

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    Elisabeth Bumiller; Thom Shanker; 李凤芹

    2012-01-01

    President Obama has for the first time put his own stamp on an all-encompassing2 American military policy by turning from the grinding3 ground wars that he inherited from the Bush administration and refocusing on what he described as a smaller, more agile4 force across Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East.In an unusual appearance at the Pentagon briefing room on Thursday, Mr. Obama outlined a new national defense strategy driven by three realities: the *winding down5 0f a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, a fiscal crisis demanding hundreds of billions of dollars in Pentagon budget cuts and a rising threat from China and Iran.

  1. Banho-maria ou mudança? Eleição presidencial e a formação da política comercial dos EUA

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    Mark S. Langevin

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Com a definição de Barack Obama como candidato oficial do partido democrata para as eleições presidenciais dos EUA as diferenças entre os partidos, e os próprios adversários na corrida pela casa branca, ficam cada vez mais em evidência. Qual será o papela que a Camâra e o Senado terão nessa disputa? Quais são as principais divergências no que tange às ideologias e propostas de ambos os cadidato?

  2. La continuidad del discurso neoconservador frente a la política exterior de la administración Obama

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    Manuel Iglesias

    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available A lo largo del pasado sexenio, la doctrina neoconservadora se ha convertido en la voz más beligerante contra la política exterior de la Administración Obama. Este artículo se propone analizar el contenido de la crítica neoconservadora, una crítica radical, pues no se limita a un disenso menor en torno a determinadas áreas temáticas o regionales de la política exterior estadounidense, sino que se presenta como un rechazo frontal tanto a sus fundamentos teóricos como a su implementación práctica. De este modo, se verá que el neoconservadurismo continúa firmemente apegado a sus principios, con un discurso que mantiene como eje su particular concepción del excepcionalismo americano. El neoconservadurismo sigue defendiendo la validez de sus ideas centrales y se reivindica como la mejor doctrina de política exterior posible para los EE.UU., la única adecuada para evitar su declive internacional y mantener el "orden mundial americano" en las próximas décadas. Ello nos permitirá observar cómo, pese a su actual falta de influencia política, el mismo sigue gozando de una vitalidad que contradice las recurrentes afirmaciones sobre su desaparición.

  3. 奥巴马政府太阳能光伏政策初探%Investigations on the Solar Policy of Obama Government

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    罗如意; 林晔; 施勇峰

    2012-01-01

    To promote employment, stimulate economic recovery, reduce dependence on foreign oil and enhance national security, Obama government has put more efforts on solar photovoltaic than any previous governments by introducing tremendous research and a lot of loan guarantees etc. This paper describes the development status of the Obama government and a series of photovoltaic support policies since the president took office, and reveals the purpose of occupying economic high ground for post -oil era behind the U. S government' s action. Despite the fact that U. S is in recession since 2008 financial crisis, Obama brings the rapid rise of PV industry through the recovery act, clean energy law, innovation strategy and SunShot and SunPath programs. Now the sleeping PV giants will wake up at any time.%阐述奥巴马政府太阳能光伏发展现状,总结自奥巴马总统上任后一系列的光伏刺激和扶持政策,揭示政府行为背后美国占领后石油时代经济制高点的目的所在.2008年金融危机后美国经济衰退,但奥巴马政府通过复苏法案、清洁能源法、创新战略、SunShot和SunPath计划等政策带来光伏产业制造和投资的迅速崛起.

  4. Мишель Обама вошла в число красивейшей людей планеты / Эвелин Калдоя

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    Калдоя, Эвелин, 1980-

    2009-01-01

    Hiljutise Gallupi küsitluse andmetel toetab USA presidenti Barack Obamat 69 protsenti ja tema abikaasat Michelle Obamat 72 protsenti küsitlusele vastanuist. Michelle Obama populaarsusest esileedi rollis

  5. 75 FR 15601 - Greek Independence Day: a National Day of Celebration of Greek And American Democracy, 2010

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    2010-03-30

    ... the timeless ethics of Hippocrates, and our students learn the mathematics of Euclid and Pythagoras... nations. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the...

  6. End of Obamacare.

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    Price, Jacqueline

    2016-12-07

    I write this with the results of the recent US presidential election fresh in my mind. In January 2017, Republican candidate Donald Trump will stand next to outgoing President Barack Obama at the White House and will be inaugurated president.

  7. Race, Ideology, and the Tea Party: A Longitudinal Study: e67110

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    Eric D Knowles; Brian S Lowery; Elizabeth P Shulman; Rebecca L Schaumberg

    2013-01-01

      The Tea Party movement, which rose to prominence in the United States after the election of President Barack Obama, provides an ideal context in which to examine the roles of racial concerns and ideology in politics...

  8. Race, ideology, and the tea party: a longitudinal study

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    Knowles, Eric D; Lowery, Brian S; Shulman, Elizabeth P; Schaumberg, Rebecca L

    2013-01-01

    The Tea Party movement, which rose to prominence in the United States after the election of President Barack Obama, provides an ideal context in which to examine the roles of racial concerns and ideology in politics...

  9. Careers and people

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    2017-01-01

    The physicist and advocate of strategic nuclear-arms reduction Richard Garwin has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the US's highest civilian honour, from outgoing US president Barack Obama.

  10. Pacific Standard

    Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English)

    2011-01-01

    The United States pushes for greater economic integration of the Asia-Pacific region Barack Obama has been an active free trade promoter in recent months. The U.S. president signed free trade agreements with South Korea,

  11. "Obamacare" vor dem Supreme Court / Guy Beaucamp

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    Beaucamp, Guy

    2016-01-01

    USA tervishoiureformi ajaloost, 2010. a. ravikindlustusreformist ja USA ülemkohtu otsusest jätta jõusse oluline osa president Barack Obama tervishoiureformist (PPACA), hinnang kohtuotsusele ja võrdlused Saksamaaga

  12. WORLD

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    2009-01-01

    1. THE UNITED STATES U.S. President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas confer during trilateral negotiations on Middle East peace on September 22 in New York

  13. Nobeli komitee asus õigustama rahupreemia võitja valikut / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2009-01-01

    Norra Nobeli komitee esimees Thorbjørn Jagland tõstis esile USA presidendi Barack Obama pingutusi parandada lõhet lääne ja islamimaailma vahel ning otsust loobuda raketikilbi rajamisest Euroopasse

  14. Президент Барак Обама начинает визит в Москву / Лийзи Полль

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    Полль, Лийзи, 1980-

    2009-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama alustab 6. juulil oma Moskva visiiti, mille käigus on tal kavas lisaks Kremli juhtidele kohtuda ka opositioonitegelaste ning Nõukogude Liidu viimase juhi Mihhali Gorbatšoviga

  15. 78 FR 66607 - Military Family Month, 2013

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    2013-11-05

    ... United States of America A Proclamation Throughout our Nation's history, an unbroken chain of patriots... their dreams. And let us keep our military families strong and secure. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA...

  16. 75 FR 60563 - Family Day, 2010

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    2010-09-30

    ... health and happiness of all our Nation's children. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the... strive to succeed in school and resist pressures to use dangerous substances that can affect their...

  17. 78 FR 53235 - 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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    2013-08-28

    ..., white, Latino, Asian, and Native American-- woven together like a great American tapestry, sharing in... righteousness like a mighty stream.'' NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of...

  18. 76 FR 32855 - National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2011

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    2011-06-07

    ... President of the United States of America A Proclamation The fabric of our Nation has been woven together... prosperity and stability to the country. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States...

  19. Eesti tervishoid on tõesti hea. Aitäh, USA! / Scott Abel

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    Abel, Scott

    2010-01-01

    Ameeriklane Scott Abel kirjutab, et president Barack Obama tervishoiureform mõjutab arstiabi ka Eestis. Vastukaja artiklile: Turay, Abdul. Kindla individualismi traditsioon // Postimees (2010) 30. märts, lk. 12

  20. "Obamacare" vor dem Supreme Court / Guy Beaucamp

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    Beaucamp, Guy

    2016-01-01

    USA tervishoiureformi ajaloost, 2010. a. ravikindlustusreformist ja USA ülemkohtu otsusest jätta jõusse oluline osa president Barack Obama tervishoiureformist (PPACA), hinnang kohtuotsusele ja võrdlused Saksamaaga

  1. USA presidendivalimistel eristus kolm kandidaati / Aadu Hiietamm

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    Hiietamm, Aadu, 1954-

    2008-01-01

    USA presidendivalimiste eelvalimistel jätkavad tihedat rebimist demokraatidest senaatorid Hillary Clinton ja Barack Obama, vabariiklastest tõusis esile senaator John McCain. Vt. samas: USA eelvalimiste kalender

  2. Skandaal USAs : Obamat kujutati islamiterroristina / Aadu Hiietamm

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    Hiietamm, Aadu, 1954-

    2008-01-01

    The New Yorkeri esiküljel ilmus karikatuur, kus USA demokraatide presidendikandidaati Barack Obamat ja tema abikaasat Michelle'i kujutati islamiterroristidena, karikaturisti väitel joonistas ta selle Obama laimajate naeruvääristamiseks

  3. Traav Valge Maja poole jätkub täie hooga / Vello Pettai

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    Pettai, Vello, 1968-

    2008-01-01

    USA presidendivalimistel ei ole kindlaid kandidaate selgunud kummalgi parteil, ehkki eelvalimised on toimunud üle poolte osariikidest. Presidendikandidaadid Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John McCain ja Mike Huckabee

  4. John McCain : muutuste aeg tulgu! / Tõnis Erilaid

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    Erilaid, Tõnis, 1943-

    2008-01-01

    John McCain kuulutati vabariiklaste ametlikuks presidendikandidaadiks ning parteikongressil peetud kõnes lubas ta muutusi, mida eelnevalt oli lubanud ka tema demokraadist konkurent Barack Obama. Vt. samas: Rünnakud Sarah Palinile ei lõpe

  5. A Friendly Visit

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    FRED; EDWARDS

    2009-01-01

    U.S. President Barack Obama eases Canadian concerns on his first foreign trip Mao Zedong once described relations between the People’s Republic of China and North Korea as being as close as "lips and teeth."

  6. Tugevad naised on tagasi / Naomi Wolf ; tõlk. Liisa Past

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    Wolf, Naomi

    2008-01-01

    Autor arutleb, miks valis Barack Obama riigisekretäriks Hillary Clintoni. Autor nimetab H. Clintoni üheks vaieldamatuks saavutuseks tema maailmas tehtud rännakuid, kus ta on keskendunud naistele olulistele teemadele

  7. 78 FR 20093 - Notice of Availability for Public Comment on the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System Advisory...

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    2013-04-03

    ... contact the Jessica Snowden, Alternate DFO for the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, telephone: 301-427-2453; Email: Jessica.snowden@noaa.gov . SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On 30 March 2009, President Barack Obama...

  8. Kohtumine, mida Kreml igatseb / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2009-01-01

    Eelseisvast USA presidendi Barack Obama ja Venemaa presidendi Dmitri Medvedevi kohtumisest Londonis G20 tippkohtumise eel, kus tõenäoliselt arutatakse võimalusi kahe suurriigi omavaheliste suhete parandamiseks ning majanduskriisi ületamiseks

  9. Russian influence in near abroad

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    2010-01-01

    Väidetavalt tahab Venemaa oma võimu taastada. Venemaa presidendi Dmitri Medvedevi ja Ukraina presidendi kohtumisel räägiti maagaasi teemadel. Ameerika Ühendriikide president Barack Obama tahab parandada suhteid Venemaaga

  10. Sõltumatud kodanikud otsustavad superriigi juhi saatuse / Christopher Kukk ; interv. Priit Pullerits

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    Kukk, Christopher

    2008-01-01

    Eesti päritolu Lääne-Connecticuti politoloogiaprofessor vastab küsimustele, mis puudutavad USA presidendivalimisi ja presidendikandidaatide Barack Obama ja John McCaini võimalusi. Vt. samas: Kes on Christopher Kukk?

  11. Creating a Smart Grid Appropriate for China's National Conditions

    Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English)

    2011-01-01

    @@ In 2009, US President Barack Obama made smart grid investment a national policy in his "New Energy for America" report and the US Department of Energy announced a $3.4-billion grant for its technology development.

  12. Sõltumatud kodanikud otsustavad superriigi juhi saatuse / Christopher Kukk ; interv. Priit Pullerits

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    Kukk, Christopher

    2008-01-01

    Eesti päritolu Lääne-Connecticuti politoloogiaprofessor vastab küsimustele, mis puudutavad USA presidendivalimisi ja presidendikandidaatide Barack Obama ja John McCaini võimalusi. Vt. samas: Kes on Christopher Kukk?

  13. 77 FR 39752 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate...

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    2012-07-05

    ... Regulation NMS. On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall... proprietary data products. Additionally, order routers and market data vendors can facilitate single or...

  14. 75 FR 69717 - Self-Regulatory Organizations; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate...

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    2010-11-15

    ..., 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer... data products. Additionally, order routers and market data vendors can facilitate single or multiple...

  15. Tugevad naised on tagasi / Naomi Wolf ; tõlk. Liisa Past

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    Wolf, Naomi

    2008-01-01

    Autor arutleb, miks valis Barack Obama riigisekretäriks Hillary Clintoni. Autor nimetab H. Clintoni üheks vaieldamatuks saavutuseks tema maailmas tehtud rännakuid, kus ta on keskendunud naistele olulistele teemadele

  16. Eesti tervishoid on tõesti hea. Aitäh, USA! / Scott Abel

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    Abel, Scott

    2010-01-01

    Ameeriklane Scott Abel kirjutab, et president Barack Obama tervishoiureform mõjutab arstiabi ka Eestis. Vastukaja artiklile: Turay, Abdul. Kindla individualismi traditsioon // Postimees (2010) 30. märts, lk. 12

  17. Déjà vu: supermän draakoni hammaste vahel / Neeme Raud

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    Raud, Neeme, 1969-

    2009-01-01

    Autor analüüsib USA prsidendi Barack Obama visiiti Hiinasse ning kohtumist presidendi Hu Jintaoga, mis sarnanes suuresti president John F. Kennedy esimese kohtumisega NSV Liidu liidri Nikita Hruštšoviga

  18. Reference Gene Selection in the Desert Plant <em>Eremosparton songoricuem>m>

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    Dao-Yuan Zhang

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available <em>Eremosparton songoricum em>(Litv. Vass. (<em>E. songoricumem> is a rare and extremely drought-tolerant desert plant that holds promise as a model organism for the identification of genes associated with water deficit stress. Here, we cloned and evaluated the expression of eight candidate reference genes using quantitative real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reactions. The expression of these candidate reference genes was analyzed in a diverse set of 20 samples including various <em>E. songoricumem> plant tissues exposed to multiple environmental stresses. GeNorm analysis indicated that expression stability varied between the reference genes in the different experimental conditions, but the two most stable reference genes were sufficient for normalization in most conditions.<em> EsEFem> and <em>Esα-TUB> were sufficient for various stress conditions, <em>EsEF> and <em>EsACT> were suitable for samples of differing germination stages, and <em>EsGAPDH>and <em>Es>UBQ em>were most stable across multiple adult tissue samples. The <em>Es18Sem> gene was unsuitable as a reference gene in our analysis. In addition, the expression level of the drought-stress related transcription factor <em>EsDREB2em>> em>verified the utility of<em> E. songoricumem> reference genes and indicated that no single gene was adequate for normalization on its own. This is the first systematic report on the selection of reference genes in <em>E. songoricumem>, and these data will facilitate future work on gene expression in this species.

  19. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Speeches of Obama on Terrorism%对奥巴马反恐演讲的批评话语分析

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    郜丽娜

    2014-01-01

    恐怖主义是一个复杂的社会政治现象,很难客观公正地界定。范畴化是人类的重要认知方式,具有意识形态功能。人称代词和语篇组织形式是批评话语分析的重要分析工具。文章从范畴化、人称代词和语篇组织形式三个方面对奥巴马反恐演讲进行批评性分析,试图揭示奥巴马如何用语言策略框定恐怖主义行为和反恐行动,如何成功地构建反恐的合法性和正义性。%Terrorism is a complex socio-political phenomenon, and it is difficult to define terrorism objectively. As an important cogni-tive mechanism, categorization has the function of constructing ideology. Personal pronouns and discourse organization form are impor-tant tools for critical discourse analysis. This paper makes a critical discourse analysis of speeches of Obama on terrorism from categori-zation, personal pronouns and discourse organization form in order to reveal how Obama successfully frames respective identities and constructs the legitimacy and justice of war against Iraq through linguistic strategy.

  20. Adeus, Geronimo (ou notícias de uma história global do tempo presente

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    Daniel Afonso da Silva

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available “Geronimo” foi o codinome atribuído a Osama Bin Laden pelas forças especiais americanas. Muito antes dos ataques de 11 de setembro de 2001, “Geronimo” já vinha sendo procurado mundo afora. O após 11 de setembro, a procura foi apenas intensificada. Com a chegada de Barack Obama, foram implantadas diversas estratégias – como ampliação das forças especiais e utilização ostensiva de drones – para efetivamente neutralizar “Geronimo” e seus seguidores. Em 2 de maio de 2011 “Geronimo” foi, enfim, eliminado. Logo em seguida, o presidente Obama começou a anunciar que a decade of war is ending. O núcleo das preocupações americanas não existia mais. Com isso, os Estados Unidos poderiam retornar majoritariamente os seus esforços a suas questões tradicionais e a seus problemas fundamentais, como a crise financeira. Em seu mais importante discurso nesse início de segundo mandato, proferido em maio de 2013, na National Defense University, o presidente Obama apresentou a estratégia americana para superar esses problemas e reabilitar seu lugar de protagonista incontornável do sistema internacional. O presente artigo analisa os significados dessa estratégia e algumas de suas possíveis consequências.

  1. Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Luminescent Property of Cd (II Complex with <em>N-Benzenesulphonyl-L>-leucine

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    Xishi Tai

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available A new trinuclear Cd (II complex [Cd3(L6(2,2-bipyridine3] [L =<em> Nem>-phenylsulfonyl-L>-leucinato] has been synthesized and characterized by elemental analysis, IR and X-ray single crystal diffraction analysis. The results show that the complex belongs to the orthorhombic, space group<em> Pem>212121 with<em> aem> = 16.877(3 Å, <em>b> em>= 22.875(5 Å, <em>c em>= 29.495(6 Å, <em>α> em>= <emem>= <emem>= 90°, <em>V> em>= 11387(4 Å3, <em>Z> em>= 4, <em>Dc>= 1.416 μg·m−3, <emem>= 0.737 mm−1, <em>F> em>(000 = 4992, and final <em>R>1 = 0.0390, <em>ωR>2 = 0.0989. The complex comprises two seven-coordinated Cd (II atoms, with a N2O5 distorted pengonal bipyramidal coordination environment and a six-coordinated Cd (II atom, with a N2O4 distorted octahedral coordination environment. The molecules form one dimensional chain structure by the interaction of bridged carboxylato groups, hydrogen bonds and p-p interaction of 2,2-bipyridine. The luminescent properties of the Cd (II complex and <em>N-Benzenesulphonyl-L>-leucine in solid and in CH3OH solution also have been investigated.

  2. GROWING TOGETHER

    Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English)

    2009-01-01

    During U.S. President Barack Obama’s China trip,Beijing and Washington reaffirm their commitment and strategic mutual trust Barack Obama has been a hit in China. Apartfrom holding talks with Chinese leaders,the 44th president ofthe United States impressed the Chinese with a lively question-and-answer session with college students

  3. A New Start

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    2009-01-01

    Goodwill to the Islamic world and willingness to mend ties highlight Barack Obama’s new Middle East policy u.S. President Barack Obama started to implement his new Middle East policy soon after he assumed office. He paid a

  4. Campaign for Change

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    2008-01-01

    Barack Obama triumphs at the Democratic National Convention with his running mate at his side slanding on the podium at Denver’s Invesco Field in front of 84,000 people, Senator Barack Obamamade a soaring speech accepting the Democratic presidential nomination on the final night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on August 28.

  5. Attention, President Obama

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    Goldston, Rob

    2008-12-01

    Richard Muller's new book Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines is both fascinating and frustrating. On the fascinating side is the wide variety of poorly appreciated, presidentially useful facts he includes. For example, did you know that petrol has 15 times the energy of TNT per unit mass, and that just one of the 9/11 aircraft carried the energy equivalent of almost 1 kilotonne of TNT? No wonder that the terrorists' planes did so much damage to a particularly vulnerable part of New York's infrastructure. And did you know that because growing corn requires so much energy and fertiliser, ethanol fuel produced from corn in the US reduces greenhouse-gas emissions by only 13% compared with petrol, whereas ethanol produced from sugar cane in Brazil reduces emissions by 90%?

  6. The Heathen Obama

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    Christensen, Rune Reimer

    2008-01-01

    Om faren ved brugen af satire i fremstillinger af race i amerikansk kultur.  Forskningsbaseret bidrag til akademisk blog om amerikansk historie, kultur, og samfundsforhold. I samarbejde med bl.a. forskere fra KUA, RUC, AUC. Udgivelsesdato: 15.07...

  7. United States Public Diplomacy toward Indonesia under the Obama Administration%奥巴马政府对印度尼西亚的公共外交

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    仇朝兵

    2015-01-01

    奥巴马政府对印度尼西亚的公共外交是在亚太“再平衡”战略和构建美国—印尼“全面伙伴关系”的背景下展开的。与之前历届美国政府相比,奥巴马政府对印尼的公共外交虽有一些新内容和新举措,但其基本形式和本质是相同的。信息传播手段与互动方式、公共外交活动的具体内容、印尼的政治与社会环境、美国—印尼国家间关系,以及地区安全形势等都会影响奥巴马政府对印尼公共外交的效果。通过探讨奥巴马政府对印度尼西亚的公共外交活动,有助于深化对美国—印尼双边关系及当前美国对东南亚乃至亚太战略的认识。%The Obama administration has been pushing its public diplomacy effort toward Indonesia under two backgrounds:one is the U.S.rebalancing toward Asia Pacific,and the other is the building of U.S.-Indonesian Comprehensive Partnership.It has taken some new measures and actions different from what for-mer U.S.governments had done to promote its public diplomacy toward Indonesia,but the forms and es-sences are the same.The outcomes of Obama administration's public diplomacy toward Indonesia are influ-enced by factors such as means of communication,ways of interaction,Indonesian political and social at-mosphere,state of U.S.-Indonesian relationship,and the regional security situation.The study on Obama administration's public diplomacy in Indonesia can deepen the understanding of U.S.-Indonesian relation-ship and current U.S.strategy in Southeast Asia or Asia-Pacific.

  8. Analysis of International Organizations Strategy of Obama Administration%奥巴马政府国际组织策略研究

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    董川

    2016-01-01

    自奥巴马政府2009年上台以来,美国从自身实力及全球战略出发,对外交政策做了调整。奥巴马政府对武力的使用十分谨慎,主张采用外交途径,先通过谈判和对话的方式解决问题。奥巴马政府重视与联合国、国际货币基金组织、北约以及东盟等国际组织的关系。其国际组织策略体现在试图发挥美国的重要作用,既利用国际组织又拒绝多边主义的束缚以及重视盟友的作用。针对奥巴马政府的国际组织策略和相关启示,中国应科学制定国际组织战略,积极参与国际制度和规则的创建,增加对国际组织的支持力度进而获取更多话语权。%Since the Obama administration took office in 2009 , the United States adjusted its foreign policy on the basis of its national power and international strategy. The Obama administration is very cautious of using force. It advocates the use of diplomatic channels to resolve conflicts. It attaches importance to relations with the United Nations,IMF,NATO,ASEAN and some other international organizations. The Obama administration’ s in-ternational organizations strategy is to ensure the American leadership,pay attention to international organizations but refuse the bound of multilateralism,as well as emphasize the role of allies. Thus,China should scientifically formulate its own international organizations strategy,respect the existing international order and strengthen coop-eration with the United States in various international organizations. Besides,it needs to increase its support to in-ternational organizations so as to get more power of discourse.

  9. <em>α>-Glucosidase Inhibitory Constituents from <em>Acanthopanax senticosusem> Harm Leaves

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    Hai-Xue Kuang

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available A new triterpene glycoside, 3-<em>O-[(α>-L-rhamnopyranosyl(1→2]-[<em>β>-D-glucuronopyranosyl-6-<em>O>-methyl ester]-olean-12-ene-28-olic acid (1 and a new indole alkaloid, 5-methoxy-2-oxoindolin-3-acetic acid methyl ester (5 were isolated from the leaves of <em>Acanthopanax senticosusem> Harms along with six known compounds. The structures of the new compounds were determined by means of 2D-NMR experiments and chemical methods. All the isolated compounds were evaluated for their glycosidase inhibition activities and compound 6 showed significant <em>α>-glucosidase inhibition activity.

  10. Analysis on International Aid Policy in Science and Technology by Obama Administration%奥巴马政府对外科技援助政策浅析

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    陈涛

    2013-01-01

    奥巴马政府十分重视科技在其对外援助政策中的作用,认为对于提升美国国际形象,保持长远战略利益作用重大。重点研究了奥巴马在第一任期内的科技援助政策和措施,预测了其第二任期的科技援助政策走向,并分析了奥巴马政府对外科技援助政策面临的问题及挑战。由此给我们的启示是:我们应充分认识科技在美国对外援助工作中的作用,提升科技对外援助在我国外交工作中的地位。%Obama Administration highly valued the role of international science and technology (S&T) aid in its diplomacy policy. It is believed that international S&T aid is important for improving American global image and keeping its strategic beneifts. This article mainly studied the S&T aid policies and measures in Obama’s ifrst term of office, forecast the trends of Obama’s new policy in his second term, and analyzed the problems and challenges facing Obama Administration. It can be concluded we should fully understand the role of S&T aid in diplomacy and promote the status of international S&T aid in Chinese diplomacy.

  11. Three New Myrsinol Diterpenes from <em>Euphorbia proliferaem> and Their Neuroprotective Activities

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    Yuanqiang Guo

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Three new myrsinol diterpenes were isolated from the roots of<em> em>>Euphorbia proliferaem>. Their structures were elucidated as 2<em>α-O>-isobutyryl-3<em>β>,5<em>α>,7<em>β>,10,15<em>β-penta-O>-acetyl-14<em>α-O>-benzoyl-10,18-dihydromyrsinol (1, 2<em>α-O>-isobutyryl-3<em>β-O>-propion-yl-5<em>α>,7<em>β>,10,15<em>β-tetra-O>-acetyl-10,18-dihydromyrsinol (2, and 2<em>α>,14<em>α-di-O>-benzoyl-3<em>β>,5<em>α>,7<em>β>,10,15<em>β-penta-O>-acetyl-10,18-dihydromyrsinol (3 on the basis of spectroscopic data analyses (IR, ESI-MS, HR-ESI-MS, and 1D and 2D NMR. Their neuroprotective activities were evaluated and compounds 1 and 2 showed neuroprotective effects against MPP+-induced neuronal cell death in SH-SY5Y cells.

  12. Extending an Olive Branch

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    2009-01-01

    Why the Obama administration is trying to repair relations with the Muslim world After finishing his busy schedule at the G20 summit, the NATO summit, and the summit between the lEuropean Union and the United States, U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Ankara on April 5 for a two-day visit to

  13. Archieven tussen 'arcana imperii' en 'open government'

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    Jeurgens, C.

    2012-01-01

    Vlak na zijn aantreden als president van de Verenigde Staten verklaarde Barack Obama dat zijn regering een nooit eerder vertoonde openheid zal scheppen. Met de retorische bevlogenheid die zo kenmerkend is voor Obama hield hij zijn gehoor voor: "We will work together to ensure the public trust and es

  14. 缤纷前沿

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    2009-01-01

    Obama Beats Brad Pittas Most Stylish Man奥巴马当选世界第一型男皮特屈居亚军Moveaside Brad Pitt.US President Barack Obama has beaten all the usual male style icons(偶像)to bena med the world’s most stylish man in a poll.

  15. Getting personal? The impact of social media on preferential voting

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    Spierings, C.H.B.M.; Jacobs, K.T.E.

    2014-01-01

    Ever since the successful presidential campaign of Barack Obama in 2008, attention has been drawn to the political impact of social media. However, it remains to be seen whether the successful Obama campaign is the exception or the rule. Our research focuses specifically on the impact of social medi

  16. USC/School Performance Dashboard 2011. A Report from the Center on Educational Governance/University of Southern California

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    In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared that charter schools are a way to out-innovate and out-educate our competitors worldwide. The President believes that investment in education must be accompanied by reform, including the expansion of high-quality charter schools. President Obama has challenged states to lift…

  17. Neonatal Phosphate Nutrition Alters <em>in em>Vivo> and <em>in em>Vitro> Satellite Cell Activity in Pigs

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    Chad H. Stahl

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Satellite cell activity is necessary for postnatal skeletal muscle growth. Severe phosphate (PO4 deficiency can alter satellite cell activity, however the role of neonatal PO4 nutrition on satellite cell biology remains obscure. Twenty-one piglets (1 day of age, 1.8 ± 0.2 kg BW were pair-fed liquid diets that were either PO4 adequate (0.9% total P, supra-adequate (1.2% total P in PO4 requirement or deficient (0.7% total P in PO4 content for 12 days. Body weight was recorded daily and blood samples collected every 6 days. At day 12, pigs were orally dosed with BrdU and 12 h later, satellite cells were isolated. Satellite cells were also cultured <em>in vitroem> for 7 days to determine if PO4 nutrition alters their ability to proceed through their myogenic lineage. Dietary PO4 deficiency resulted in reduced (<em>P> < 0.05 sera PO4 and parathyroid hormone (PTH concentrations, while supra-adequate dietary PO4 improved (<em>P> < 0.05 feed conversion efficiency as compared to the PO4 adequate group. <em>In vivoem> satellite cell proliferation was reduced (<em>P> < 0.05 among the PO4 deficient pigs, and these cells had altered <em>in vitroem> expression of markers of myogenic progression. Further work to better understand early nutritional programming of satellite cells and the potential benefits of emphasizing early PO4 nutrition for future lean growth potential is warranted.

  18. Constituents from <em>Vigna em>vexillata> and Their Anti-Inflammatory Activity

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    Guo-Feng Chen

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available The seeds of <em>Vigna em>genus are important food resources and there have already been many reports regarding their bioactivities. In our preliminary bioassay, the chloroform layer of methanol extracts of<em> V. vexillata em>demonstrated significant anti-inflammatory bioactivity. Therefore, the present research is aimed to purify and identify the anti-inflammatory principles of <em>V. vexillataem>. One new sterol (1 and two new isoflavones (2,3 were reported from the natural sources for the first time and their chemical structures were determined by the spectroscopic and mass spectrometric analyses. In addition, 37 known compounds were identified by comparison of their physical and spectroscopic data with those reported in the literature. Among the isolates, daidzein (23, abscisic acid (25, and quercetin (40 displayed the most significant inhibition of superoxide anion generation and elastase release.

  19. The Antimicrobial Efficacy of <em>Elaeis guineensisem>: Characterization, <em>in Vitroem> and <em>in Vivoem> Studies

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    Sreenivasan Sasidharan

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available The urgent need to treat multi-drug resistant pathogenic microorganisms in chronically infected patients has given rise to the development of new antimicrobials from natural resources. We have tested <em>Elaeis guineensis em>Jacq> em>(Arecaceae methanol extract against a variety of bacterial, fungal and yeast strains associated with infections. Our studies have demonstrated that <em>E. guineensisem> exhibits excellent antimicrobial activity <em>in vitroem> and <em>in vivoem> against the bacterial and fungal strains tested. A marked inhibitory effect of the <em>E. guineensisem> extracts was observed against <em>C. albicansem> whereby <em>E. guineensisem> extract at ½, 1, or 2 times the MIC significantly inhibited <em>C. albicansem> growth with a noticeable drop in optical density (OD of the bacterial culture. This finding confirmed the anticandidal activity of the extract on <em>C. albicansem>. Imaging using scanning (SEM and transmission (TEM electron microscopy was done to determine the major alterations in the microstructure of the extract-treated <em>C. albicansem>. The main abnormalities noted via SEM and TEM studies were the alteration in morphology of the yeast cells. <em>In vivoem> antimicrobial activity was studies in mice that had been inoculated with <em>C. albicansem> and exhibited good anticandidal activity. The authors conclude that the extract may be used as a candidate for the development of anticandidal agent.<em> em>

  20. Obama government's China economy policy and Sino-US trade friction%奥巴马政府的对华经济政策与中美贸易摩擦

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    王爽

    2011-01-01

    As a initial country of global financial crisis in 2008,economy of the United States undertook a heavy damage.At the beginning of 2009 Obama had entered and hosted the White House formally,then,trade data of Sino-US reached new levels repeatedly,but Sino-US trade conficts accompanied and grew in intensity.From the perspective of Obama Administration economic policies toward China,The text seek for the cause of frequent Sino-US Trade Conflicts,then put forward some thoughts and a conclusion about Obama Administration economic policies toward China.%2008年作为全球性金融危机的肇始国,美国经济遭受重创。2009年初奥巴马正式入主白宫,随后,中美之间的贸易数据屡创新高,但中美贸易摩擦却如影随形,愈演愈烈。本文从奥巴马政府的对华经济政策的视角入手,在政策层面探寻中美贸易摩擦频发的原因。随后,提出对奥巴马政府对华经济政策的几点思考与结论。

  1. Efficient Heterologous Transformation of <em>Chlamydomonas> reinhardtiiem> <em>npq2em> Mutant with the Zeaxanthin Epoxidase Gene Isolated and Characterized from<em> Chlorella zofingiensisem>

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    Herminia Rodríguez

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available In the violaxanthin cycle, the violaxanthin de-epoxidase and zeaxanthin epoxidase catalyze the inter-conversion between violaxanthin and zeaxanthin in both plants and green algae. The zeaxanthin epoxidase gene from the green microalga <em>Chlorella zofingiensisem> (<em>Czzep> has been isolated<em>. em>This gene encodes a polypeptide of 596 amino acids. A single copy of <em>Czzep> has been found in the <em>C. zofingiensisem> genome by Southern blot analysis. qPCR analysis has shown that transcript levels of <em>Czzep> were increased after zeaxanthin formation under high light conditions. The functionality of <em>Czzep> gene by heterologous genetic complementation in the <em>Chlamydomonas> mutant <em>npq2em>, which lacks zeaxanthin epoxidase (ZEP activity and accumulates zeaxanthin in all conditions, was analyzed. The <em>Czzep> gene was adequately inserted in the pSI105 vector and expressed in <em>npq2em>. The positive transformants were able to efficiently convert zeaxanthin into violaxanthin, as well as to restore their maximum quantum efficiency of the PSII (Fv/Fm. These results show that <em>Chlamydomonas> can be an efficient tool for heterologous expression and metabolic engineering for biotechnological applications.

  2. Dermatoses em renais cronicos em terapia dialitica

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    Luis Alberto Batista Peres

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: As desordens cutâneas e das mucosas são comuns em pacientes em hemodiálise a longo prazo. A diálise prolonga a expectativa de vida, dando tempo para a manifestação destas anormalidades. Os objetivos deste estudo foram avaliar a prevalência de problemas dermatológicos em pacientes com doença renal crônica (DRC em hemodiálise. Métodos: Cento e quarenta e cinco pacientes com doença renal crônica em hemodiálise foram estudados. Todos os pacientes foram completamente analisados para as alterações cutâneas, de cabelos, mucosas e unhas por um único examinador e foram coletados dados de exames laboratoriais. Os dados foram armazenados em um banco de dados do Microsolft Excel e analisados por estatística descritiva. As variáveis contínuas foram comparadas pelo teste t de Student e as variáveis categóricas utilizando o teste do qui-quadrado ou o teste Exato de Fischer, conforme adequado. Resultados: O estudo incluiu 145 pacientes, com idade média de 53,6 ± 14,7 anos, predominantemente do sexo masculino (64,1% e caucasianos (90,0%. O tempo médio de diálise foi de 43,3 ± 42,3 meses. As principais doenças subjacentes foram: hipertensão arterial em 33,8%, diabetes mellitus em 29,6% e glomerulonefrite crônica em 13,1%. As principais manifestações dermatológicas observadas foram: xerose em 109 (75,2%, equimose em 87 (60,0%, prurido em 78 (53,8% e lentigo em 33 (22,8% pacientes. Conclusão: O nosso estudo mostrou a presença de mais do que uma dermatose por paciente. As alterações cutâneas são frequentes em pacientes em diálise. Mais estudos são necessários para melhor caracterização e manejo destas dermatoses.

  3. Bioassay-Guided Isolation and Identification of Cytotoxic Compounds from <em>Gymnosperma> <em>glutinosum> Leaves

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    Cristina Rodríguez-Padilla

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Bioassay-guided fractionation of hexane extracts of<em> Gymnosperma glutinosumem> (Asteraceae leaves, collected in North Mexico, afforded the known compounds hentriacontane (1 and (+-13<em>S>,14<em>R>,15-trihydroxy-<em>ent>-labd-7-ene (2, as well as the new <em>ent>-labdane diterpene (−-13<em>S>,14<em>R>,15-trihydroxy-7-oxo-<em>ent>-labd-8(9-ene (3. In addition, D-glycero-D-galactoheptitol (4 was isolated from the methanolic extract of this plant. Their structures were established on the basis of high-field 1D- and 2D NMR methods supported by HR-MS data. The cytotoxic activity was determined by using the <em>in vitroem> L5178Y-R lymphoma murine model. Hentriacontane (1 and the new <em>ent>-labdane 3 showed weak cytotoxicity, whereas the <em>ent>-labdane 2 showed significant (<em>p> < 0.05 and concentration dependent cytotoxicity (up to 78% against L5178Y-R cells at concentrations ranging from 7.8 to 250 µg/mL.

  4. em arquitetura e urbanismo

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    Ana Maria Sala Minucci Martins

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Está sendo desenvolvido projeto de pesquisa denominado Geometria Fractal e suas Aplicações em Arquitetura e Urbanismo, com o fito de estudar e desenvolver ferramentas analíticas e propositivas para serem aplicadas em arquitetura e urbanismo, com base em conceitos provenientes da geometria fractal.

  5. 奥巴马政府的公共外交战略评析%An Analysis of Public Diplomacy Strategy of Obama Administration

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    唐小松; 龚群子

    2011-01-01

    公共外交一直是美国政府极为重视的外交手段,在实现美国长期对外战略目标中扮演重要的角色。奥巴马政府上台后对公共外交进行了进一步改良,大力提倡“新媒体外交”和“全民网络外交”.这对于宣传美国的外交政策,改善美国国际形象,缓解与各国之间的关系,实现其全球战略起到了促进作用。但是,在实际操作过程中,迫于国内外政治、经济阻力和霸权外交困境等因素的影响,其效果还很有限。%As an important diplomatic means, public diplomacy has always been important for the US government and played an important role in achieving the US long-term foreign strategic goal. After he came to power, Obama has made further improvement of public dipl

  6. La reforma de la atención médica de la administración Obama: dificultades para un acuerdo similar en Argentina

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    Susana Belmartino

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available n este artículo se presenta un análisis comparado de los procesos conducentes a una reforma de la atención médica en Argentina y EE.UU. El núcleo de análisis se ubica en los referentes doctrinarios esgrimidos por los promotores de la reforma y los procesos de toma de decisiones que pueden respaldar o derrotar sus propuestas. El análisis se inicia con una síntesis histórica de la cuestión en ambos países. En segundo término, se describe el proceso político que condujo a la sanción de la reforma Obama y, en relación a la Argentina, se defiende una hipótesis destinada a demostrar que el déficit de capacidades institucionales en los organismos de toma de decisiones en nuestro país es un severo obstáculo para la concreción de un cambio sustantivo en ese campo.

  7. A Metafunctional Analysis of 2014 Obama West Point Speech%奥巴马2014年西点军校演讲纯理功能分析

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    马王储; 李楠

    2015-01-01

    Political speech refers to the speech defining position ,expounding viewpoints or propagating poli‐cies regarding to national affairs and international relations .T his study analyzes the political speech deliv‐ered by US president Obama at The United States Military Academy at West Point in 2014 from ideational function ,interpersonal function and textual function .%政治演讲是指人们针对国家内政事务和对外关系,表明立场、阐明观点、宣传主张的一种演讲(李元授、邹昆山,2003)。语料为美国总统奥巴马2014年在美国西点军校发表的政治演讲,基于M .A .K .Halliday的系统功能语法为,分别从概念功能(ideational function )及物性系统(transitivity)、人际功能(interpersonal function)语气(mood)和情态(modality)系统以及语篇功能(textual function)主位结构(thematic structure)框架,分析奥巴马在西点军校的演讲。

  8. 用批评话语分析解读奥巴马的演讲%Critical Discourse Analysis of Obama' s Speech

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    张敏

    2012-01-01

    Critical analysis, as a way of analysis based on critical linguistics, aims to explore the relation among language, power and ideology. The present study, adopting critical discourse analysis as its analytic approach,analyses Obama' s speech on Libya in terms of classification,transitivity and modality in order to disclose the ideology encoded implicitly behind the overt presentation in the speech. As a result,the practical value and advantages of critical discourse analysis in the analysis of political speech are verified.%批评话语分析是建立在批评语言学理论基础上的一种话语分析方法,其目的是通过语言分析揭示语言、权力和意识形态之间的复杂关系。以批评话语分析理论为指导,文章从分类、及物性和情态三个方面分析了奥巴马就美国干预利比亚战争发表的演讲,揭示了演讲背后掩藏的意识形态,同时验证了批评话语分析在分析政治演讲语篇中的应用价值及优势。

  9. A Comparative Analysis of the Influence of China and the United States in the Southeast Asia Region under the Obama Administration

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    Wu Xue

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available With China’s rapid rise and the implementation of the Obama Administration’s ”Return to the Asia Pacific” strategy, both China and the United States have significantly changed their relations with Southeast Asia in recent years. Also, the influence of China and the United States in this region has changed too. Both China and the United States have strengthened relations with the Southeast Asia region in terms of political, economic, military, cultural and other aspects, and their influence has also risen in varying degrees. In comparison, China has a greater impact on the economy of Southeast Asia, while the US has more influence on its military and security. China vigorously implements the neighborhood diplomacy featuring amity, sincerity, mutual benefit and inclusiveness. The United States actively promotes the Asia-Pacific rebalancing strategy. The Southeast Asian countries continue to choose the balance of power strategy, relying on China regarding the economy, relying on the United States regarding the security. This has resulted in the continuous game between China and the United States in the Southeast Asian region.

  10. Políticas y prácticas de deportación en la administración de Obama:

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    Jessica E. Chicco

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available El Proyecto de Post-Deportación de Derechos Humanos (PDHRP en el Centro para los Derechos Humanos y Justicia Internacional de Boston College colabora con organizaciones de inmigrantes en Nueva Inglaterra y en la región Quiché al sur de Guatemala en proyectos de investigación y acción participativa y en la defensa y representación legal de los deportados para abogar en colaboración con las familias y comunidades afectadas- por los cambios fundamentales que introducirán proporcionalidad, compasión y respeto a la unidad familiar en las leyes de inmigración de los Estados Unidos y asegurar la compatibilidad de éstas con las normas internacionales de derechos humanos. Dos miembros de este equipo interdisciplinario describen la evolución reciente de las políticas y prácticas de deportación del gobierno de Obama y sus efectos sobre los inmigrantes indocumentados y legales que viven en los Estados Unidos - y los desafíos de estas prácticas para todos aquellos que buscan una política de inmigración más justa y humana.

  11. Antimicrobial Activity of Geranium Oil against Clinical Strains<em> em>of <em>Staphylococcus aureusem>

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    Monika Sienkiewicz

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this work was to investigate the antibacterial properties of geranium oil obtained from <em>Pelargonium graveolensem> Ait. (family <em>Geraniaceae>, against one standard <em>S. aureus em>strain ATCC 433000 and seventy clinical <em>S. aureusem> strains. The agar dilution method was used for assessment of bacterial growth inhibition at various concentrations of geranium oil. Susceptibility testing of the clinical strains to antibiotics was carried out using the disk-diffusion and E-test methods. The results of our experiment showed that the oil from <em>P. graveolensem> has strong activity against all of the clinical <em>S. aureusem> isolates—including multidrug resistant strains, MRSA strains and MLSB-positive strains—exhibiting MIC values of 0.25–2.50 μL/mL.

  12. EM International. Volume 1

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    It is the intent of EM International to describe the Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management`s (EM`s) various roles and responsibilities within the international community. Cooperative agreements and programs, descriptions of projects and technologies, and synopses of visits to international sites are all highlighted in this semiannual journal. Focus on EM programs in this issue is on international collaboration in vitrification projects. Technology highlights covers: in situ sealing for contaminated sites; and remote sensors for toxic pollutants. Section on profiles of countries includes: Arctic contamination by the former Soviet Union, and EM activities with Germany--cooperative arrangements.

  13. Microsatellite Loci in the Gypsophyte <em>Lepidium subulatum em>(Brassicaceae, and Transferability to Other <em>Lepidieae>

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    José Gabriel Segarra-Moragues

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Polymorphic microsatellite markers were developed for the Ibero-North African, strict gypsophyte <em>Lepidium subulatumem> to unravel the effects of habitat fragmentation in levels of genetic diversity, genetic structure and gene flow among its populations. Using 454 pyrosequencing 12 microsatellite loci including di- and tri-nucleotide repeats were characterized in <em>L. subulatumem>. They amplified a total of 80 alleles (2–12 alleles per locus in a sample of 35 individuals of <em>L. subulatumem>, showing relatively high levels of genetic diversity, <em>H>O = 0.645, <em>H>E = 0.627. Cross-species transferability of all 12 loci was successful for the Iberian endemics <em>Lepidium cardaminesem>, <em>Lepidium stylatumem>, and the widespread, <em>Lepidium graminifoliumem> and one species each of two related genera, <em>Cardaria drabaem> and <em>Coronopus didymusem>. These microsatellite primers will be useful to investigate genetic diversity, population structure and to address conservation genetics in species of <em>Lepidium>.

  14. New Trifluoromethyl Triazolopyrimidines as Anti-<em>Plasmodium> <em>falciparum> Agents

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    Núbia Boechat

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available According to the World Health Organization, half of the World’s population, approximately 3.3 billion people, is at risk for developing malaria. Nearly 700,000 deaths each year are associated with the disease. Control of the disease in humans still relies on chemotherapy. Drug resistance is a limiting factor, and the search for new drugs is important. We have designed and synthesized new 2-(trifluoromethyl[1,2,4]triazolo[1,5-<em>a>]pyrimidine derivatives based on bioisosteric replacement of functional groups on the anti-malarial compounds mefloquine and amodiaquine. This approach enabled us to investigate the impact of: (i ring bioisosteric replacement; (ii a CF3 group substituted at the 2-position of the [1,2,4]triazolo[1,5-<em>a>]pyrimidine scaffold and (iii a range of amines as substituents at the 7-position of the of heterocyclic ring; on <em>in vitroem> activity against <em>Plasmodium falciparumem>. According to docking simulations, the synthesized compounds are able to interact with <em>P. falciparumem> dihydroorotate dehydrogenase (<em>Pf>DHODH through strong hydrogen bonds. The presence of a trifluoromethyl group at the 2-position of the [1,2,4]triazolo[1,5-<em>a>]pyrimidine ring led to increased drug activity. Thirteen compounds were found to be active, with IC50 values ranging from 0.023 to 20 µM in the anti-HRP2 and hypoxanthine assays. The selectivity index (SI of the most active derivatives 5, 8, 11 and 16 was found to vary from 1,003 to 18,478.

  15. Screening and Analysis of the Potential Bioactive Components in Rabbit Plasma after Oral Administration of Hot-Water Extracts from Leaves of <em>B>ambusa em>>textilis em>McClure

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    Jia Sun

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available <em>Bambusa textilisem> McClure is a traditional Chinese medicinal plant belonging to the Bambusoideae subfamily and used to treat chronic fever and infectious diseases. To investigate the bioactive compounds absorbed in the rabbit blood after oral administration of hot-<em>water extractem>>s from em>>the leaves of em>>B. textilisem> McClure, a validated chromatographic fingerprint method was established using LC-Q-TOF-MS. Twenty compounds in bamboo leaves and three potential bioactive compounds in rabbit plasma were detected. Of the twenty detected compounds <em>in vitroem>, fifteen of which were tentatively identified either by comparing the retention time and mass spectrometry data with that of reference compounds or by reviewing the literature. Three potential bioactive compounds, including (<em>E-p>-coumaric acid, (<em>Z-p>-coumaric acid, and apigenin-8-<em>C>-β-D-(2"-<em>O>-α-L-rhamnosyl-gluco-pyranoside, were detected in both <em>the leaves of em>>B. textilis em>McClure and rabbit plasma. Of the three compounds, apigenin-8-<em>C>-β-D-(2"-<em>O>-α-L-rhamnosylglucopyranoside was identified based on its UV, MS, and NMR spectra. This study provides helpful chemical information for further pharmacology and active mechanism research on <em>B. textilisem> McClure.

  16. Genotoxicity of <em>Euphorbia hirtaem>: An <em>Allium cepaem> Assay

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    Kwan Yuet Ping

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available The potential genotoxic effects of methanolic extracts of <em>Euphorbia hirta em>which is commonly used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of diseased conditions including asthma, coughs, diarrhea and dysentery was investigated using <em>Allium cepaem> assay. The extracts of 125, 250, 500 and 1,000 µg/mL were tested on root meristems of <em>A. cepaem>. Ethylmethanesulfonate was used as positive control and distilled water was used as negative control. The result showed that mitotic index decreased as the concentrations of <em>E. hirtaem> extract increased. A dose-dependent increase of chromosome aberrations was also observed. Abnormalities scored were stickiness, c-mitosis, bridges and vagrant chromosomes. Micronucleated cells were also observed at interphase. Result of this study confirmed that the methanol extracts of <em>E. hirta em>exerted significant genotoxic and mitodepressive effects at 1,000 µg/mL.

  17. Tra storia e mito. Politiche e usi politici di Abraham Lincoln

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    Barack Obama's election brought to the forefront one of the key figures of the nineteenth century, Abraham Lincoln, considered to be a founder of the nation by the new American President. Like Lincoln, Obama put the accent on unity and national goodwill. Like Lincoln, Obama nourished the roots that connected to the common man. The deep desire for change in American politics that Obama espouses also occurred during Lincoln's presidency.

    This essay dwells on Lincoln's words that are impressive in many respects, especially in the way they are able to communicate the passion of political involvement, as well as are impressive the images which represent the Great Emancipator in the different period of American history. Words and images reinterpreted Lincoln's myth in a contemporary mood, showing the how Lincoln became a continuously changing icon, down to the current presidency of Barack Obama.


  18. <em>In Vitroem> Antioxidant Properties of Flavonoids and Polysaccharides Extract from Tobacco (<em>Nicotiana> em>tabacum> L. Leaves

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    Jing-Lu Wang

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available In the present study, antioxidant properties of flavonoids and polysaccharides from tobacco (<em>Nicotiana> tabacumem> L. leaves were evaluated in several <em>in vitroem> systems, e.g., scavenging activities on hydroxyl, superoxide anion, 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH and 2,2'-azino-bis(3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonic acid (ABTS radicals, and reducing power. Flavonoids showed much better activity than polysaccharides in scavenging activities on free radicals. When compared to the positive control, ascorbic acid, both showed weaker antioxidant potential. However, flavonoids possessed comparable superoxide anion, DPPH and ABTS radical scavenging abilities to ascorbic acid at high concentration (600 μg/mL. Meanwhile, it was found that flavonoids had prominent effects on the reducing power, which was equivalent to ascorbic acid, and was significantly higher than polysaccharides. These results clearly indicate that flavonoids are effective in scavenging free radicals and have the potential to be powerful antioxidants. Thus, tobacco leaves could be considered as a potential source of natural antioxidants for food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics or nutraceutical industries.

  19. Delicate Balance of Power in the Asia-Pacific: The Obama Administration’s Strategic Rebalance and the Transformation of US-China Relationship

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    SUISHENG; ZHAO

    2013-01-01

    The rise of China has transformed the global power balance and made the US-China relationship increasingly strategic and complicated.While some Americans are anxious about what China’s great power aspiration means for US interests,many Chinese are concerned about the US intention to keep China down.In this context,many in Beijing believe that the Obama administration’s strategic rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific is bent on hindering China’s rise as a great power.To what extent is the strategic rebalance about China?Is it part of the US strategy to contain China’s rise?Can the US and China function in relative power equality and build a balance of power to maintain peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific?Seeking answers to these important questions,this article argues that the strategic rebalance is a continuation of the long-standing struggle of the US to define its interests in the region.China remains a centerpiece in the rebalance not only because building a cooperative relationship with China is the key for its success,but also because the rebalance has to address the rapidly shifting balance of power in the region where China has emerged as an ever-more influential power.It is in US interests to work with its partners as well as China to construct a regional order based on the balance of power,and rules and institutions capable of allowing China to grow and be secured but not use its new might arbitrarily.

  20. Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Stations

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  1. Isolation and Characterization of a Lycopene ε-Cyclase Gene of <em>Chlorella em>(Chromochloris> <em>zofingiensis>. Regulation of the Carotenogenic Pathway by Nitrogen and Light

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    Maria Angeles Vargas

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available The isolation and characterization of the lycopene ε-cyclase gene from the green microalga <em>Chlorella em>(Chromochloris> <em>zofingiensis> (<em>Czlcy-e> was performed. This gene is involved in the formation of the carotenoids α-carotene and lutein. <em>Czlcy-e> gene encoded a polypeptide of 654 amino acids. A single copy of <em>Czlcy-e> was found in <em>C. zofingiensisem>. Functional analysis by heterologous complementation in <em>Escherichia coliem> showed the ability of this protein to convert lycopene to δ-carotene. In addition, the regulation of the carotenogenic pathway by light and nitrogen was also studied in <em>C. zofingiensisem>. High irradiance stress did not increase mRNA levels of neither lycopene β<em>->cyclase gene (<em>lcy-b> nor lycopene ε-cyclase gene<em> em>(lcy-e> as compared with low irradiance conditions, whereas the transcript levels of <em>psy>, <em>pds>, <em>chyB> and <em>bkt> genes were enhanced, nevertheless triggering the synthesis of the secondary carotenoids astaxanthin, canthaxanthin and zeaxanthin and decreasing the levels of the primary carotenoids α-carotene, lutein, violaxanthin and β-carotene. Nitrogen starvation <em>per seem> enhanced mRNA levels of all genes considered, except <em>lcy-e and pdsem>, but did not trigger the synthesis of astaxanthin, canthaxanthin nor zeaxanthin. The combined effect of both high light and nitrogen starvation stresses enhanced significantly the accumulation of these carotenoids as well as the transcript levels of <em>bkt> gene, as compared with the effect of only high irradiance stress.

  2. <em>Angiostrongylus vasorumem> in red foxes (<em>Vulpes vulpesem> and badgers (<em>Meles melesem> from Central and Northern Italy

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    Marta Magi

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstract During 2004-2005 and 2007-2008, 189 foxes (<em>Vulpes vulpesem> and 6 badgers (<em>Meles melesem> were collected in different areas of Central Northern Italy (Piedmont, Liguria and Tuscany and examined for <em>Angiostrongylus vasorumem> infection. The prevalence of the infection was significantly different in the areas considered, with the highest values in the district of Imperia (80%, Liguria and in Montezemolo (70%, southern Piedmont; the prevalence in Tuscany was 7%. One badger collected in the area of Imperia turned out to be infected, representing the first report of the parasite in this species in Italy. Further studies are needed to evaluate the role played by fox populations as reservoirs of infection and the probability of its spreading to domestic dogs.
    Riassunto <em>Angiostrongylus vasorumem> nella volpe (<em>Vulpes vulpesem> e nel tasso (<em>Meles melesem> in Italia centro-settentrionale. Nel 2004-2005 e 2007-2008, 189 volpi (<em>Vulpes vulpesem> e 6 tassi (<em>Meles melesem> provenienti da differenti aree dell'Italia settentrionale e centrale (Piemonte, Liguria Toscana, sono stati esaminati per la ricerca di <em>Angiostrongylus vasorumem>. La prevalenza del nematode è risultata significativamente diversa nelle varie zone, con valori elevati nelle zone di Imperia (80% e di Montezemolo (70%, provincia di Cuneo; la prevalenza in Toscana è risultata del 7%. Un tasso proveniente dall'area di Imperia è risultato positivo per A. vasorum; questa è la prima segnalazione del parassita in tale specie in Italia. Ulteriori studi sono necessari per valutare il potenziale della volpe come serbatoio e la possibilità di diffusione della parassitosi ai cani domestici.

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  3. <em>An entem>-Kaurane-Type Diterpene in <em>Croton antisyphiliticusem> Mart.

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    Ana Maria Pereira

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available <em>Croton antisyphiliticus em>is a medicinal plant widely used in the treatment of microbial infections, especially those affecting the genital tract. Crude extract, fractions and pure compound isolated from roots of this species were investigated to validate their antimicrobial activity against <em>Escherichia coliem> and <em>Staphylococcus aureusem>. The compound <em>ent>-kaur-16-en-18-oic acid was isolated as a major component (0.7% of crude extract, and its MIC value determined against <em>S. aureusem> (ATCC 6538 was 250 μg/mL. This is the first phytochemical work on the species monitored with antimicrobial assay.

  4. 1989, un caso de historia inmediata 20 años después. Hacia una reconstrucción del cuádruple efecto perverso producido por Jaruzelski, Gorbachov, Kohl y Obama

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    Carlos Ortiz de Landázuri

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Se analizan cuatro interpretaciones actuales de la caída del muro de Berlín en 1989, en las que se reflexiona sobre el doble uso que Francis Fukuyama y Erik J. Hobsbawm hicieron de esta fecha de corte, según la concibieran como el fin de la historia en sentido liberal o el término de un siglo corto donde tuvo lugar la autodisolución del comunismo. Pero simultáneamente también se reconstruye el cuádruple efecto perverso que incluso hoy día siguen teniendo las distintas estrategias seguidas entonces por Jaruzelski, Gorbachov, Kohl y Obama para tratar de encauzar el conflicto generado por los sucesos de 1989.Palabras clave: fin de la historia, siglo corto, efecto perverso, comunismo, liberalismo.___________________________Abstract: They analyse four current interpretations of the fall of the wall of Berlin in 1989, in which it considers the double use that Francis Fukuyama and Erik J. Hobsbawm did of this date of cut, as they conceived it like the end of the history in liberal sense or the term of a short century where took place the dissolution of the communism. But simultaneously also it reconstructs the four perverse effect that even today day follow having the distinct strategies entered then by Jaruzelski, Gorbachov, Kohl and Obama to treat to pipe the conflict generated by the events of 1989.Keywords: end of history, short century, perverse effect, communism, liberalism.

  5. 1989, un caso de historia inmediata 20 años después. Hacia una reconstrucción del cuádruple efecto perverso producido por Jaruzelski, Gorbachov, Kohl y Obama

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    Carlos Ortiz de Landázuri

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Se analizan cuatro interpretaciones actuales de la caída del muro de Berlín en 1989, en las que se reflexiona sobre el doble uso que Francis Fukuyama y Erik J. Hobsbawm hicieron de esta fecha de corte, según la concibieran como el fin de la historia en sentido liberal o el término de un siglo corto donde tuvo lugar la autodisolución del comunismo. Pero simultáneamente también se reconstruye el cuádruple efecto perverso que incluso hoy día siguen teniendo las distintas estrategias seguidas entonces por Jaruzelski, Gorbachov, Kohl y Obama para tratar de encauzar el conflicto generado por los sucesos de 1989.Palabras clave: fin de la historia, siglo corto, efecto perverso, comunismo, liberalismo.___________________________Abstract: They analyse four current interpretations of the fall of the wall of Berlin in 1989, in which it considers the double use that Francis Fukuyama and Erik J. Hobsbawm did of this date of cut, as they conceived it like the end of the history in liberal sense or the term of a short century where took place the dissolution of the communism. But simultaneously also it reconstructs the four perverse effect that even today day follow having the distinct strategies entered then by Jaruzelski, Gorbachov, Kohl and Obama to treat to pipe the conflict generated by the events of 1989.Keywords: end of history, short century, perverse effect, communism, liberalism.

  6. ¿Una estrategia coherente para una región en cambio? La política exterior de la administración Obama y la Primavera Árabe

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    Juan Tovar

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available La política exterior de la Administración Obama se vio claramente marcada por los procesos de cambios producidos en el Próximo Oriente como consecuencia de la denominada Primavera Árabe. A la discusión previa existente sobre la existencia o no de una doctrina Obama se ha añadido el debate sobre cual puede ser su estrategia hacia una región que se ha convertido en el principal campo de batalla de los grupos ideológicos de la política exterior estadounidense: realistas, neoconservadores y liberales intervencionistas. La necesidad de equilibrar los intereses estratégicos y de seguridad estadounidenses con la promoción de valores como la democracia y los derechos humanos parece haber dado paso a un regreso a una estrategia realista, de intervención limitada, fundamentada en intereses estratégicos clave y en soluciones diferenciadas para diferentes contextos. La situación actual en escenarios como Siria o Irak, con todo, marcan importantes incertidumbres que deberán ser afrontadas a corto plazo.

  7. The Economic Statecraft of the Obama Administration%论奥巴马政府的经济治国方略

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    白云真

    2015-01-01

    In the period of the rise of the Asia-Pacific region and emerging powers,the Obama Adminis-tration puts economy and market power at the center of U.S.foreign policy,adjusts its priority agenda, promotes trade,investment and commercial diplomacy,and uses economic tools such as foreign aid,sanc-tions and partnership to deal with diplomatic challenges,in order to improve U.S.diplomatic capabilities. These measures not only have strategic impact on China,but also contain China's political influence and jeopardize its economic interests.To deal with that,China needs to further strengthen strategic transforma-tion,promote trade and investment,and use economic tools to solve economic challenges.%在亚太地区与新兴大国崛起的经济权力时代,奥巴马政府以经济治国方略观将经济与市场力量置于美国对外政策的核心地位,调整了美国对外政策的优先事项,推动贸易、投资与商业外交,以援助、制裁、伙伴关系等经济工具应对中国崛起、乌克兰危机等对外政策挑战,加强外交能力建设。这些举措不仅对中国产生了战略性的影响,而且对我国发挥政治影响与维护安全利益形成制约的作用。为此,我国应以公私伙伴关系深入推进对外战略转型,推进贸易、投资外交,以经济资源与手段、经济伙伴关系应对安全挑战,加强自身外交能力建设。

  8. The Tea Party and the battle for the future of the United States = O Tea Party e a batalha pelo futuro dos Estados Unidos = O Tea Party e la batalha por el future de los Estados Unidos

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    Michael, George

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available O Tea Party, que surgiu pouco depois de o presidente Barack Obama assumir o poder, é a mais recente encarnação do populismo norte-americano. Inúmeras questões – incluindo uma recessão econômica prolongada, os déficits orçamentários federais alarmantes, a preocupação com a imigração, os déficits fiscais, e uma resposta do governo aparentemente ineficaz para problemas – parecem ter alimentado o novo populismo de direita. Mas as mudanças demográficas nos Estados Unidos limitam o potencial do Tea Party e dos movimentos relacionados na medida em que quase exclusivamente ressoam junto aos americanos brancos. A menos que o Tea Party consiga apelar à população não branca dos EUA, a sua viabilidade, a longo prazo, é limitada

  9. Mídias socias nas campanhas políticas: análise das estratégias de comunicação utilizadas nas mídias sociais Facebook, Orkut e Twitter pelas campanhas presidenciais de 2010 dos candidatos Dilma Rousseff, José Serra e Marina Silva

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    Martini, Carolina Gonzalez Colombo Arnoldi

    2011-01-01

    Desde 2008, as mídias sociais online vêm se fixando como uma fonte de informação e participação nas disputas presidenciais, marcadamente com início na campanha de Barack Obama. Em 2010, esse fenômeno até então inédito no Brasil, também foi utilizado nas campanhas eleitorais. Alguns afirmam que o público brasileiro das redes sociais é selecionado, portanto, direcionado apenas a uma parcela da população, não sendo um bom veículo de campanha. Por outro lado, outros defendem que essas mídias ampl...

  10. Reversões na política energético-ambiental estadunidense: do estado de laissez-faire ao green enforcement

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    Patrícia Nasser de Carvalho

    2009-02-01

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    O presente artigo objetiva mostrar que a

    administração do presidente Barack Obama sinaliza

    uma pretensiosa reversão na política energéticoambiental

    estadunidense em relação à controvertida

    agenda política de Bush por meio de ações nos planos

    nacional e internacional.

  11. Framing Obama’s Re-election. A Comparative Analysis of German, French and Romanian Media Coverage

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    Delia Cristina Balaban

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available The US presidential election is not only a politically relevant issue but also a media relevant issue in every part of the world. Therefore, the present paper aims to analyze the way print media from Germany, France and Romania comparatively covered the re-election moment of Barack Obama. The research intends to analyze to what degree there are differences between the ways in which print media from the abovementioned countries represented the re-election moment of Barack Obama from the point of view of the framing theory and of the political affiliation of the analyzed newspaper. Moreover, the paper aims to present the way the image of Barack Obama is represented within the pictures used in the media. We expect to find relevant differences both between the analyzed newspapers within a country and between the general perspectives of the selected countries.

  12. Expression of Selected <em>Ginkgo em>>biloba em>Heat Shock Protein Genes After Cold Treatment Could Be Induced by Other Abiotic Stress

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    Feng Xu

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Heat shock proteins (HSPs play various stress-protective roles in plants. In this study, three <em>HSP> genes were isolated from a suppression subtractive hybridization (SSH cDNA library of <em>Ginkgo bilobaem> leaves treated with cold stress. Based on the molecular weight, the three genes were designated <em>GbHSP16.8em>, <em>GbHSP17em> and <em>GbHSP70em>. The full length of the three genes were predicted to encode three polypeptide chains containing 149 amino acids (Aa, 152 Aa, and 657 Aa, and their corresponding molecular weights were predicted as follows: 16.67 kDa, 17.39 kDa, and 71.81 kDa respectively. The three genes exhibited distinctive expression patterns in different organs or development stages. <em>GbHSP16.8em> and <em>GbHSP70em> showed high expression levels in leaves and a low level in gynoecia, <em>GbHSP17em> showed a higher transcription in stamens and lower level in fruit. This result indicates that <em>GbHSP16.8em> and <em>GbHSP70 em>may play important roles in <em>Ginkgo> leaf development and photosynthesis, and <em>GbHSP17em> may play a positive role in pollen maturation. All three <em>GbHSPs> were up-regulated under cold stress, whereas extreme heat stress only caused up-regulation of <em>GbHSP70em>, UV-B treatment resulted in up-regulation of <em>GbHSP16.8em> and <em>GbHSP17em>, wounding treatment resulted in up-regulation of <em>GbHSP16.8em> and <em>GbHSP70em>, and abscisic acid (ABA treatment caused up-regulation of <em>GbHSP70em> primarily.

  13. Pesquisando em fontes visuais

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    2012-01-01

    O presente ensaio pretende demonstrar reflexões sobre os usos da fotografia como fonte. Na primeira parte do ensaio procura-se demonstrar a experiência de um primeiro contato com a fonte visual, em especial a fotografia, para posteriormente entrar em contato com as diferentes formas metodológicas presente na pesquisa desta fonte. Em um segundo momento mostra-se alguns apontamentos sobre o método de pesquisa voltado à fonte visual fotográfica que auxiliam a pesquisa, contemplando a discussão s...

  14. Meteorologia em linha

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    DISPOSITIVO TÉCNICO-PEDAGÓGICO: CURSO DE METEOROLOGIA EM LINHA. Designamos por curso o sistema que resulta da relação entre um conjunto de componentes, dando unidade e identidade ao mesmo, incorporados na plataforma Versal: conjunto de 30 lições em vídeo, recursos complementares, valorização e contextualização do curso, orientação e acompanhamento desenhados e previstos, interação com os utilizadores do curso a partir do momento da sua edição aberta em linha. (https://versal.com/c/1fzwaz/m...

  15. A hipnose em triatletas

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    Szenészi, Daniela Scharamm

    2005-01-01

    Dissertação (mestrado) - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Psicologia. Esta pesquisa objetivou investigar em atletas de triatlon a percepção das características da visualização da prova de Ironman e os seus componentes psicofisiológicos durante o transe hipnótico. Foram estudados 7 atletas do sexo masculino em 6 sessões de hipnose. Após cada sessão foi feita uma entrevista semi-estruturada e aplicado um questionário...

  16. Osteoartrites em equinos

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    Rocha, Francisco José Martins

    2008-01-01

    Dissertação de Mestrado Integrado em Medicina Veterinária A Osteoartrite (OA) é a principal causa de claudicação no cavalo de desporto e lazer, sendo uma afecção que tem grandes repercussões económicas. Este trabalho descreve algumas das características importantes da estrutura articular, bem como da sua fisiologia. Define a OA e todas as estruturas envolvidas no seu processo. Os mecanismos fisiopatológicos põem em evidência os factores de risco em causa e que determinam tod...

  17. Literatura em quadrinhos

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    Ferreira,Tânia Regina

    2015-01-01

    Tese (doutorado) - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Centro de Comunicação e Expressão, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Literatura, Florianópolis, 2015. O objetivo desta tese é fazer o estudo do desfecho do romance de Lima Barreto, Triste fim de Policarpo Quaresma - (centenário de publicação em livro 1915-2015) - adaptado para as quatro versões homônimas em quadrinhos por: Edgar Vasques e Flávio Braga (Desiderata, 2010); Cesar Lobo e Luiz Antonio Aguiar (Ática, 2010); Lailson de Holanda...

  18. Melhores medicamentos em Pediatria

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    Resumo: Existem actualmente muitos medicamentos que são utilizados em crianças sem terem sido suficientemente estudados nas diferentes sub-populações pediátricas, com consequências preocupantes. O reconhecimento deste facto levou à criação de regras específicas na investigação de medicamentos pediátricos nos EUA, já em 1997. De igual forma, o Regulamento de Medicamentos para Uso Pediátrico aprovado em De zembro de 2006 pelo Parlamento Europeu, tem como objectivo a resolução deste problema no ...

  19. Characterization of <em>Erysiphe necatorem>-Responsive Genes in Chinese Wild <em>Vitis> <em>quinquangularis>

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    Xiping Wang

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Powdery mildew (PM, caused by fungus <em>Erysiphe necatorem>, is one of the most devastating diseases of grapevine. To better understand grapevine-PM interaction and provide candidate resources for grapevine breeding, a suppression subtractive hybridization (SSH cDNA library was constructed from <em>E. necatorem>-infected leaves of a resistant Chinese wild <em>Vitis quinquangularisem> clone “Shang-24”. A total of 492 high quality expressed sequence tags (ESTs were obtained and assembled into 266 unigenes. Gene ontology (GO analysis indicated that 188 unigenes could be assigned with at least one GO term in the biological process category, and 176 in the molecular function category. Sequence analysis showed that a large number of these genes were homologous to those involved in defense responses. Genes involved in metabolism, photosynthesis, transport and signal transduction were also enriched in the library. Expression analysis of 13 selected genes by qRT-PCR revealed that most were induced more quickly and intensely in the resistant material “Shang-24” than in the sensitive <em>V. pseudoreticulata em>clone “Hunan-1” by<em> E. necatorem> infection. The ESTs reported here provide new clues to understand the disease-resistance mechanism in Chinese wild grapevine species and may enable us to investigate <em>E. necatorem>-responsive genes involved in PM resistance in grapevine germplasm.

  20. Synthesis, Reactions and Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of Some 4-(<em>p>-Halophenyl-4<em>H>-naphthopyran, Pyranopyrimidine and Pyranotriazolopyrimidine Derivatives

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    Ashraf H. F. Abd El-Wahab

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available A series of naphthopyran derivatives 3a–f were prepared. Reaction of <em>2-em>amino-4-(<em>p>-chlorophenyl-7-methoxy-4<em>H>-naphtho[2,1-<em>b>]pyran-3-carbonitrile (3b with Ac2O afforded two products, 2-acetylamino-7-methoxy-4-(<em>p>-chlorophenyl-4<em>H>-naphtho-[2,1-<em>b>]pyran-3-carbonitrile (4 and 10,11-dihydro-3-methoxy-9-methyl-12-(<em>p>-chloro-phenyl-12<em>H>-naphtho[2,1-<em>b>]pyran[2,3-<em>d>]pyrimidine-11-one (5 and treatment of 3b with benzoyl chloride gave the pyranopyrimidin-11-one derivative 6. While treatment of 3b with formamide afforded 11-amino-3-methoxy-12-(<em>p>-chlorophenyl-12<em>H>-naphtho[2,1-<em>b>]pyrano[2,3-<em>d>]pyrimidine (7. Reaction of 3b with triethyl orthoformate gave the corresponding 2-ethoxymethyleneamino-7-methoxy-4-(<em>p>-chlorophenyl-4<em>H>-naphtho-[2,1-<em>b>]pyran-3-carbonitrile (8. Hydrazinolysis of 8 in EtOH at room temperature yielded 10-amino-10,11-dihydro-11-imino-3-methoxy-12-(<em>p>-chlorophenyl-12<em>H>-naphtho[2,1-b]pyrano-[2,3-d]pyrimidine (9, while aminolysis of 8 with methylamine or dimethylamine gave the corresponding pyranopyrimidine and <em>N,N>-dimethylaminomethylene derivatives 10 and 11. Condensation of 9 with some carboxylic acid derivatives afforded triazolopyrimidine derivatives 12–16, while reaction of 9 with benzaldehyde gave 10-benzalamino-10,11-dihydro-11-imino-3-methoxy-12-(<em>p>-chlorophenyl12<em>H>-naphtho[2,1-<em>b>]pyrano[2,3-<em>d>]pyrimidine (17. The structures of the newly synthesized compounds were confirmed by spectral data. The

  1. International EMS Systems

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    Langhelle, Audun; Lossius, Hans Morten; Silfvast, Tom;

    2004-01-01

    Emergency medicine service (EMS) systems in the five Nordic countries have more similarities than differences. One similarity is the involvement of anaesthesiologists as pre-hospital physicians and their strong participation for all critically ill and injured patients in-hospital. Discrepancies do...... exist, however, especially within the ground and air ambulance service, and the EMS systems face several challenges. Main problems and challenges emphasized by the authors are: (1) Denmark: the dispatch centres are presently not under medical control and are without a national criteria based system....... Access to on-line medical advice of a physician is not available; (2) Finland: the autonomy of the individual municipalities and their responsibility to cover for primary and specialised health care, as well as the EMS, and the lack of supporting or demanding legislation regarding the EMS; (3) Iceland...

  2. Preconceito em disfarce

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    João de Almeida

    2001-02-01

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    0 presente estudo pretende analisar os significados básicos do texto "Preto e Branco", de F. Sabino, valendo-se de alguns modelos teóricos lingüísticos, principalmente de Greimas e de Pottier, em seqüência que vai da estrutura da narrativa e do percurso gerativo de sentido até as relações sêmicas, em especial.

  3. <em>In Vitro em>and <em>in em>Vivo> Antitumor Effect of Trachylobane-360, a Diterpene from<em> Xylopia langsdorffianaem>

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    João Carlos Lima Rodrigues Pita

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available Trachylobane-360 (<em>ent>-7α-acetoxytrachyloban-18-oic acid was isolated from <em>Xylopia langsdorffianaem>. Studies have shown that it has weak cytotoxic activity against tumor and non-tumor cells. This study investigated the <em>in vitroem>> em>and <em>in vivoem> antitumor effects of trachylobane-360, as well as its cytotoxicity in mouse erythrocytes. In order to evaluate the <em>in vivoem> toxicological aspects related to trachylobane-360 administration, hematological, biochemical and histopathological analyses of the treated animals were performed. The compound exhibited a concentration-dependent effect in inducing hemolysis with HC50 of 273.6 µM, and a moderate <em>in vitroem>> em>concentration-dependent inhibitory effect on the proliferation of sarcoma 180 cells with IC50 values of 150.8 µM and 150.4 µM, evaluated by the trypan blue exclusion test and MTT reduction assay, respectively. The <em>in vivoem> inhibition rates of sarcoma 180 tumor development were 45.60, 71.99 and 80.06% at doses of 12.5 and 25 mg/kg of trachylobane-360 and 25 mg/kg of 5-FU, respectively. Biochemical parameters were not altered. Leukopenia was observed after 5-FU treatment, but this effect was not seen with trachylobane-360 treatment. The histopathological analysis of liver and kidney showed that both organs were mildly affected by trachylobane-360 treatment. Trachylobane-360 showed no immunosuppressive effect. In conclusion, these data reinforce the anticancer potential of this natural diterpene.

  4. Anker Jørgensen

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    Fra omslaget: Søster Irma, onkel Oscar, Frits Clausen, PH, John F. Kennedy, månelandingen, Ingrid og børnene, Mogens Glistrup, bilfrie søndage, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbatjov, formandsopgøret i Socialdemokratiet og Barack Obama. Forhenværende svajer, tillidsmand, forbundsformand og statsmin......Fra omslaget: Søster Irma, onkel Oscar, Frits Clausen, PH, John F. Kennedy, månelandingen, Ingrid og børnene, Mogens Glistrup, bilfrie søndage, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Gorbatjov, formandsopgøret i Socialdemokratiet og Barack Obama. Forhenværende svajer, tillidsmand, forbundsformand og...

  5. Elections From Afar

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    JENNIFER; JETT

    2008-01-01

    Packed into a Beijing cafe on November 5, 6,000 miles and 16 hours away from the U. S. presidential election, the crowd excitedly began counting down the seconds until Wes Coast polls closed: 10,9,8 Earlier voter surveys had shown Barack Obama would win California, Oregon and Washington by wide margins. Together with the states he had already won, these states would give him more than enough electoral votes. As soon as the countdown ended, up flashed on the TV screen: "Barack Obama Elected President."

  6. Purification, Characterization and Antioxidant Activities <em>in Vitroem>> em>and <em>in Vivoem> of the Polysaccharides from <em>Boletus edulisem> Bull

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    Yijun Fan

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available A water-soluble polysaccharide (BEBP was extracted from <em>Boletus edulis em>Bull using hot water extraction followed by ethanol precipitation. The polysaccharide BEBP was further purified by chromatography on a DEAE-cellulose column, giving three major polysaccharide fractions termed BEBP-1, BEBP-2 and BEBP-3. In the next experiment, the average molecular weight (Mw, IR and monosaccharide compositional analysis of the three polysaccharide fractions were determined. The evaluation of antioxidant activities both <em>in vitroem> and <em>in vivo em>suggested that BEBP-3 had good potential antioxidant activity, and should be explored as a novel potential antioxidant.

  7. Sulla presenza di <em>Sorex antinoriiem>, <em>Neomys anomalusem> (Insectivora, Soricidae e <em>Talpa caecaem> (Insectivora, Talpidae in Umbria

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    A.M. Paci

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    Full Text Available Lo scopo del contributo è di fornire un aggiornamento sulla presenza del Toporagno del Vallese <em>Sorex antinoriiem>, del Toporagno acquatico di Miller <em>Neomys anomalusem> e della Talpa cieca <em>Talpa caecaem> in Umbria, dove le specie risultano accertate ormai da qualche anno. A tal fine sono stati rivisitati i reperti collezionati e la bibliografia conosciuta. Toporagno del Vallese: elevato di recente a livello di specie da Brünner et al. (2002, altrimenti considerato sottospecie del Toporagno comune (<em>S. araneus antinoriiem>. È conservato uno di tre crani incompleti (mancano mandibole ed incisivi superiori al momento prudenzialmente riferiti a <em>Sorex> cfr. <em>antinorii>, provenienti dall?Appennino umbro-marchigiano settentrionale (dintorni di Scalocchio - PG, 590 m. s.l.m. e determinati sulla base della pigmentazione rossa degli ipoconi del M1 e M2; Toporagno acquatico di Miller: tre crani (Breda in Paci e Romano op. cit. e un esemplare intero (Paci, ined. sono stati trovati a pochi chilometri di distanza gli uni dall?altro tra i comuni di Assisi e Valfabbrica, in ambienti mediocollinari limitrofi al Parco Regionale del M.te Subasio (Perugia. In provincia di Terni la specie viene segnalata da Isotti (op. cit. per i dintorni di Orvieto. Talpa cieca: sono noti una femmina e un maschio raccolti nel comune di Pietralunga (PG, rispettivamente in una conifereta a <em>Pinus nigraem> (m. 630 s.l.m. e nelle vicinanze di un bosco misto collinare a prevalenza di <em>Quercus cerrisem> (m. 640 s.l.m.. Recentemente un terzo individuo è stato rinvenuto nel comune di Sigillo (PG, all?interno del Parco Regionale di M.te Cucco, sul margine di una faggeta a 1100 m s.l.m. In entrambi i casi l?areale della specie è risultato parapatrico con quello di <em>Talpa europaeaem>.

  8. Glycosylation of Vanillin and 8-Nordihydrocapsaicin by Cultured <em>Eucalyptus perrinianaem> Cells

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    Naoji Kubota

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Glycosylation of vanilloids such as vanillin and 8-nordihydrocapsaicin by cultured plant cells of <em>Eucalyptus perrinianaem> was studied. Vanillin was converted into vanillin 4-<em>O>-b-D-glucopyranoside, vanillyl alcohol, and 4-<em>O>-b-D-glucopyranosylvanillyl alcohol by <em>E. perriniana em>cells. Incubation of cultured <em>E. perrinianaem> cells with 8-nor- dihydrocapsaicin gave 8-nordihydrocapsaicin 4-<em>O>-b-D-glucopyranoside and 8-nordihydro- capsaicin 4-<em>O>-b-D-gentiobioside.

  9. A specimen of <em>Sorex> cfr. <em>samniticus> in Barn Owl's pellets from Murge plateau (Apulia, Italy / Su di un <em>Sorex> cfr. <em>samniticus> (Insectivora, Soricidae rinvenuto in borre di <em>Tyto albaem> delle Murge (Puglia, Italia

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    Full Text Available Abstract In a lot of Barn Owl's pellets from the Murge plateau a specimen of <em>Sorex> sp. was detected. Thank to some morphological and morphometrical features, the cranial bones can be tentatively attributed to <em>Sorex samniticusem> Altobello, 1926. The genus <em>Sorex> was not yet included in the Apulia's fauna southwards of the Gargano district; the origin and significance of the above record is briefly discussed, the actual presence of a natural population of <em>Sorex> in the Murge being not yet proved. Riassunto Viene segnalato il rinvenimento di un esemplare di <em>Sorex> cfr. <em>samniticus> da borre di <em>Tyto albaem> delle Murge. Poiché il genere non era stato ancora segnalato nella Puglia a sud del Gargano, viene discusso il significato faunistico del reperto.

  10. Study of the <em>in Vitroem> Antiplasmodial, Antileishmanial and Antitrypanosomal Activities of Medicinal Plants from Saudi Arabia

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    Nawal M. Al-Musayeib

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available The present study investigated the <em>in vitroem> antiprotozoal activity of sixteen selected medicinal plants. Plant materials were extracted with methanol and screened <em>in vitroem> against erythrocytic schizonts of <em>Plasmodium falciparumem>, intracellular amastigotes of <em>Leishmania infantum em>and <em>Trypanosoma cruzi em>and free trypomastigotes of<em> T. bruceiem>. Cytotoxic activity was determined against MRC-5 cells to assess selectivity<em>. em>The criterion for activity was an IC50 < 10 µg/mL (4. Antiplasmodial activity was found in the<em> em>extracts of<em> em>>Prosopis julifloraem> and <em>Punica granatumem>. Antileishmanial activity<em> em>against <em>L. infantumem> was demonstrated in <em>Caralluma sinaicaem> and <em>Periploca aphylla.em> Amastigotes of<em> T. cruzi em>were affected by the methanol extract of<em> em>>Albizia lebbeckem>> em>pericarp, <em>Caralluma sinaicaem>,> Periploca aphylla em>and <em>Prosopius julifloraem>. Activity against<em> T. brucei em>was obtained in<em> em>>Prosopis julifloraem>. Cytotoxicity (MRC-5 IC50 < 10 µg/mL and hence non-specific activities were observed for<em> em>>Conocarpus lancifoliusem>.>

  11. The Analysis of Obama's Victory Speech in 2012 by Leech's Politeness Principle%礼貌原则视角下的2012年奥巴马胜选演讲词分析

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    卓星; 江寒冰

    2013-01-01

      本文追溯了Leech礼貌原则的历史渊源。并根据Leech礼貌原则的六大准则,即策略原则,慷慨原则,赞誉原则,谦逊原则,一致原则,同情原则,分析了2012年奥巴马胜选演讲中出现的礼貌用词,指出在演讲中礼貌用语使用的必要性。%This paper introduces the history of Leech's politeness principles and analyzes the polite words presented in Obama's victory speech using the politeness principle, points out the necessity of the use of polite words in the speech.

  12. 基于语料库的米歇尔•奥巴马演讲主题词研究%A Corpus of Michelle Obama Speeches-Based Analysis and Research of Key Words

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    钟小丹; 冯宗祥

    2013-01-01

    Based on self-built mini corpus of U.S. first lady Michelle Obama's speeches and corpus of the voice of America news, this study means to find the features and roles of its key words according to Li Wenzhong's key word extraction and re-search methods and relevant theories about public speaking put forward by Fang Le and Diana. Using the corpora lexical retrieval software WordSmith, combination of qualitative quantitative analysis for Michelle Obama's speeches, this study finds the gen-eral vocabulary features and keywords types:the first and second person pronouns, to establish direct contact with the audience;nouns like family life, to interpret the common values, life experi-ences;positive adjectives, to motivate and inspire listeners;sim-ple conjunction and substitution words, to keep the whole speech cohesive.%  本文基于自建美国第一夫人米歇尔·奥巴马微型演讲语料库和VOA新闻语料库,根据李文中的主题词提取方法及方乐、狄安娜的有关公共演讲理论,利用WordSmith这一词汇检索软件,分析了米歇尔在演讲中不同类型主题词的作用:第一二人称代词,与听众建立直接联系;名词类,诠释共同的价值观、人生观;积极形容词,激励鼓舞听众。本文为英语演讲的研究提供一定的借鉴。

  13. EMS in Mauritius.

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    Ramalanjaona, Georges; Brogan, Gerald X

    2009-02-01

    Mauritius lies in the southwest Indian Ocean about 1250 miles from the African coast and 500 miles from Madagascar. Mauritius (estimated population 1,230,602) became independent from the United Kingdom in 1968 and has one of the highest GDP per capita in Africa. Within Mauritius there is a well established EMS system with a single 999 national dispatch system. Ambulances are either publicly or privately owned. Public ambulances are run by the Government (SAMU). Megacare is a private subscriber only ambulance service. The Government has recently invested in new technology such as telemedicine to further enhance the role of EMS on the island. This article describes the current state of EMS in Mauritius and depicts its development in the context of Government effort to decentralise and modernise the healthcare system.

  14. The LHC on Google

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    2009-01-01

    Where in the world could the LHC outdo Barack Obama in the popularity stakes? On Google, of course! The famous search engine has just published its Top Ten "most popular" and "fastest rising" searches for 2008 in each of 34 countries. Surprise, surprise, the term "Large Hadron Collider" was the 6th fastest rising topic in the United Kingdom and the 10th fastest in New Zealand. In the UK, "Large Hadron Collider" even beat "Obama" into 7th place!

  15. A Successful Visit

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    2009-01-01

    A state visit to China during the first year in office is unprecedented for a U. S.president, but Barack Obama has made it. Moreover, the fact that President Obama spent four days and three nights of his seven-day visit to four Asian nations in Beijing and Shanghai has demonstrated the importance his administration attaches to China and to Sino-U.S. relations in its global strategy.

  16. From Power Projection To Power Protection: Revitalizing Conventional Deterrence In NATO

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    thin and power projection would have to provide forces on demand. To demonstrate resolve despite the force cuts, 1969 saw the first REFORGER...target airborne threats at up to 400 km, and allegedly 1. Rick Gladstone , “Air Force...Press, 2013), 225. 7. Gladstone , “Russian Missile Defense.” 8. President Barack Obama, “Remarks by President Obama to the People of Estonia

  17. Acidose ruminal em caprinos

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    Cunha, José Diogo de Oliveira e silva Ribeiro da

    2012-01-01

    Dissertação de Mestrado Integrado em Medicina Veterinária Com este trabalho pretendeu-se fazer uma revisão acerca da acidose ruminal em caprinos, visto haver pouca bibliografia sobre o tema. Este trabalho foi baseado na revisão bibliográfica de artigos científicos e completado através da observação de casos clínicos ocorridos durante o estágio curricular. O objectivo deste estudo foi realizar uma breve revisão da anatomia e fisiologia do tracto gastrointestinal dos caprinos assim com...

  18. Ulisses em Kafka

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    Full Text Available ResumoEm sua introdução para Exegese de uma lenda, Stéphane Mosès afirma que a obra de Kafka não necessita de novas interpretações, mas sim de uma “análise rigorosa de sua lógica subjacente”. Assim, em “Ulisses em Kafka”, investigandoa dialética formal de “O silêncio das sereias”, Mosès procura expor a estrutura narrativa que comandaria esse breve texto em que o escritor tcheco acrescenta à astucia de Ulisses a ingenuidade como elemento de salvação.Palavras-chave: Kafka; dialética; salvação.AbstractIn his introduction to Exegèse d’une légende, Stéphane Mosès affirms that Kafka’s works are not in need of new interpretations, but rather, of a “rigorous analysis of their underlying logic”. Thus, in “Ulisses chez Kafka”, by investigating the formal dialectic of “Das Schweigen der Sirenen”, Mosès seeks to exhibit the narrative structure that would supposedly guide this short text in which the Czech author adds naïveté to Ulisses’s cunning intelligence as an element of salvation.Keywords: Kafka; dialectic; salvation.Stéphane Mosès foi professor emérito da Universidade Hebraica de Jerusalém, onde ensinou Literatura Alemã e Comparada, entre os seus principais interesses estavam o pensamento de Franz Rosenzweig e de Walter Benjamin e as literaturas de Franz Kafka e de Paul Célan. Autor de diversos livros, entre eles: L'ange de l'histoire. Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem, Exégèse d'une légende, lectures de Kafka, e Rêves de Freud. Six lectures.Rodrigo Ielpo é doutor em literatura francesa pela UFRJ e em História e Semiologia do texto e da imagem pela Université Paris VII, com pós-doutorado em Teoria Literária pela UNICAMP. Professor Adjunto do Departamento de Letras Neolatinas da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, possui publicações e traduções nos seguintes temas: teoria e literatura francesa contemporâneas, escrita e processos de subjetivação.rodrigoielpo@gmail.com 

  19. International EMS Systems

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    Langhelle, Audun; Lossius, Hans Morten; Silfvast, Tom

    2004-01-01

    exist, however, especially within the ground and air ambulance service, and the EMS systems face several challenges. Main problems and challenges emphasized by the authors are: (1) Denmark: the dispatch centres are presently not under medical control and are without a national criteria based system......Emergency medicine service (EMS) systems in the five Nordic countries have more similarities than differences. One similarity is the involvement of anaesthesiologists as pre-hospital physicians and their strong participation for all critically ill and injured patients in-hospital. Discrepancies do...

  20. Frenectomia em foco

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    Vieira, Joana Isabel Monteiro de Paiva

    2012-01-01

    Projeto de Pós Graduação/Dissertação apresentado à Universidade Fernando Pessoa como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do grau de Mestre em Medicina Dentária O freio é uma estrutura anatómica oral classificada em freio labial (médio maxilar ou mandibular, lateral maxilar ou mandibular) ou lingual que se pode tornar num problema quando a sua inserção cria impedimentos estruturais e dificuldades a vários níveis. Um freio labial anormal pode causar algumas anomalias ou problemas, tais como u...

  1. Cyberbullying em adolescentes brasileiros

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    Wendt, Guilherme Welter

    2012-01-01

    O cyberbullying é entendido como uma forma de comportamento agressivo que ocorre através dos meios eletrônicos de interação (computadores, celulares, sites de relacionamento virtual), sendo realizado de maneira intencional por uma pessoa ou grupo contra alguém em situação desigual de poder e, ainda, com dificuldade em se defender. Os estudos disponíveis até o presente momento destacam que o cyberbullying é um fator de risco para o desenvolvimento de sintomas de ansiedade, depressão, ideação s...

  2. Corantes vitais em cromovitrectomia

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    Dib, Eduardo; Rodrigues,Eduardo Büchelle; Maia, Maurício [UNIFESP; Meyer, Carsten H; Penha, Fernando Marcondes [UNIFESP; Furlani, Bruno de Albuquerque [UNIFESP; Costa, Elaine de Paula Fiod [UNIFESP; Farah, Michel Eid

    2009-01-01

    O objetivo do artigo é apresentar os dados atuais da aplicação de corantes vitais durante cirurgia vitreorretiniana, "cromovitrectomia", bem como uma revisão da literatura atual sobre o assunto no tocante às técnicas de aplicação, indicações e complicações em cromovitrectomia. Um grande número de publicações tem abordado o perfil tóxico da indocianina verde na cromovitrectomia. Dados experimentais mostram uma toxicidade dose-dependente da mesma em várias populações de células retinianas. Nova...

  3. O recasamento em Portugal

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    Lobo, Cristina; Conceição, Cristina Palma

    2003-01-01

    Identificar tendências do fenómeno do recasamento em Portugal, nas duas últimas décadas, constitui o objectivo principal deste artigo. Para essa identificação contribuiu o conhecimento da amplitude do próprio fenómeno, isto é, a percentagem de recasamentos no total dos casamentos em Portugal, e ainda um conjunto de variáveis que permitiu conhecer a caracterização social dos protagonistas do recasamento, por um lado, e delinear a diversidade dos seus trajectos conjugais após um divórcio, por o...

  4. Frenectomia em foco

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    Vieira, Joana Isabel Monteiro de Paiva

    2012-01-01

    Projeto de Pós Graduação/Dissertação apresentado à Universidade Fernando Pessoa como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do grau de Mestre em Medicina Dentária O freio é uma estrutura anatómica oral classificada em freio labial (médio maxilar ou mandibular, lateral maxilar ou mandibular) ou lingual que se pode tornar num problema quando a sua inserção cria impedimentos estruturais e dificuldades a vários níveis. Um freio labial anormal pode causar algumas anomalias ou problemas, tais como u...

  5. Acidose ruminal em caprinos

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    Cunha, José Diogo de Oliveira e silva Ribeiro da

    2012-01-01

    Dissertação de Mestrado Integrado em Medicina Veterinária Com este trabalho pretendeu-se fazer uma revisão acerca da acidose ruminal em caprinos, visto haver pouca bibliografia sobre o tema. Este trabalho foi baseado na revisão bibliográfica de artigos científicos e completado através da observação de casos clínicos ocorridos durante o estágio curricular. O objectivo deste estudo foi realizar uma breve revisão da anatomia e fisiologia do tracto gastrointestinal dos caprinos assim com...

  6. Horizontal Transmission of the Entomopathogen Fungus <em>Metarhizium anisopliae em>in <em>Microcerotermes diversusem> Groups

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    Mohammad Saied Mossadegh

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available An experiment was carried out in order to investigate fungal conidia transmission of <em>Metarhizium anisopliae em>(Metschnikoff> em>Sorokin from vector (donor to healthy <em>Microcerotermes diversusem> Silvestri (Iso.: Termitidae and determine the best donor/concentration ratio for transmission. After preliminary trials, concentrations of 3.1 × 104, 3.9 × 105, 3.2 × 106 and 3.5 × 108 conidia mL−1 were selected for testing. The experiment was performed at three donor : Recipient ratios of 10, 30 and 50%. The highest mortality of recipient workers was observed after 14 days at the concentration of 3.5 × 108 conidia mL−1 and donor ratio of 50%. The mortality of recipient workers was less than 20% at all concentrations at a donor ratio of 10%. Our observations indicate social behavior of <em>M. diversusem>, such as grooming, can be effective in promoting epizootic outbreaks in a colony. While the current results suggest good potential for efficacy, the use of <em>M. anisopliaeem> as a component of integrated pest management of <em>M. diversusem> still needs to be proven under field conditions.

  7. Clinical Relevance of <em>CDH1em> and <em>CDH13em> DNA-Methylation in Serum of Cervical Cancer Patients

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    Günther K. Bonn

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available This study was designed to investigate the DNA-methylation status of <em>E>-cadherin (<em>CDH1em> and <em>H>-cadherin (<em>CDH13em> in serum samples of cervical cancer patients and control patients with no malignant diseases and to evaluate the clinical utility of these markers. DNA-methylation status of <em>CDH1em> and <em>CDH13em> was analyzed by means of MethyLight-technology in serum samples from 49 cervical cancer patients and 40 patients with diseases other than cancer. To compare this methylation analysis with another technique, we analyzed the samples with a denaturing high performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC PCR-method. The specificity and sensitivity of <em>CDH1em> DNA-methylation measured by MethyLight was 75% and 55%, and for <em>CDH13em> DNA-methylation 95% and 10%. We identified a specificity of 92.5% and a sensitivity of only 27% for the <em>CDH1em> DHPLC-PCR analysis. Multivariate analysis showed that serum <em>CDH1em> methylation-positive patients had a 7.8-fold risk for death (95% CI: 2.2–27.7; <em>p> = 0.001 and a 92.8-fold risk for relapse (95% CI: 3.9–2207.1; <em>p> = 0.005. We concluded that the serological detection of <em>CDH1em> and <em>CDH13em> DNA-hypermethylation is not an ideal diagnostic tool due to low diagnostic specificity and sensitivity. However, it was validated that <em>CDH1em> methylation analysis in serum samples may be of potential use as a prognostic marker for cervical cancer patients.

  8. Time-Dependent Damage Investigation of Rock Mass in an <em>In> em>Situ> Experimental Tunnel

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    Jing Chen

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available In underground tunnels or caverns, time-dependent deformation or failure of rock mass, such as extending cracks, gradual rock falls, <em>etc>., are a costly irritant and a major safety concern if the time-dependent damage of surrounding rock is serious. To understand the damage evolution of rock mass in underground engineering, an <em>in situem> experimental testing was carried out in a large belowground tunnel with a scale of 28.5 m in width, 21 m in height and 352 m in length. The time-dependent damage of rock mass was detected in succession by an ultrasonic wave test after excavation. The testing results showed that the time-dependent damage of rock mass could last a long time, <em>i.e.>, nearly 30 days. Regression analysis of damage factors defined by wave velocity, resulted in the time-dependent evolutional damage equation of rock mass, which corresponded with logarithmic format. A damage viscoelastic-plastic model was developed to describe the exposed time-dependent deterioration of rock mass by field test, such as convergence of time-dependent damage, deterioration of elastic modules and logarithmic format of damage factor. Furthermore, the remedial measures for damaged surrounding rock were discussed based on the measured results and the conception of damage compensation, which provides new clues for underground engineering design.

  9. Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction of Syringin from the Bark of <em>Ilex em>rotunda> Thumb Using Response Surface Methodology

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    Hui Wang

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available In this work, a rapid extraction method based on ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE of syringin from the bark of <em>Ilex rotunda em>Thumb using response surface methodology (RSM is described. The syringin was analyzed and quantified by high performance liquid chromatography coupled with UV detection (HPLC-UV. The extraction solvent, extraction temperature and extraction time, the three main factors for UAE, were optimized with Box-Behnken design (BBD to obtain the highest extraction efficiency. The optimal conditions were the use of a sonication frequency of 40 kHz, 65% methanol as the solvent, an extraction time of 30 min and an extraction temperature of 40 °C. Using these optimal conditions, the experimental values agreed closely with the predicted values. The analysis of variance (ANOVA indicated a high goodness of model fit and the success of the RSM method for optimizing syringin extraction from the bark of <em>I>. em>rotunda>.

  10. Classe social: conceitos e esquemas operacionais em pesquisa em saude

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    Rita Barradas Barata

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available Discute-se a utilização do conceito de classe em pesquisas em saúde, as diferentes abordagens sociológicas de estratificação social e de estrutura de classes, o potencial explicativo do conceito em estudos de determinação social e desigualdades em saúde, os modelos de operacionalização elaborados para uso em pesquisas sociológicas, demográficas ou de saúde e os limites e possibilidades desses modelos. Foram destacados quatro modelos de operacionalização: de Singer para estudo da distribuição de renda no Brasil, adaptado por Barros para uso em pesquisas epidemiológicas; de Bronfman & Tuirán para o censo demográfico mexicano, adaptado por Lombardi et al para pesquisas epidemiológicas; de Goldthorpe para estudos socioeconômicos ingleses, adaptado pela Sociedade Espanhola de Epidemiologia; e o modelo de Wright para pesquisa em sociologia e ciência política, também usado em inquéritos populacionais em saúde. Em conclusão, conceitualmente cada um dos modelos apresentados é coerente com a concepção teórica que os embasam, mas não há como optar por qualquer deles, descartando os demais.

  11. Efecto de extractos vegetales de <em>Polygonum hydropiperoidesem>, <em>Solanum nigrumem> y <em>Calliandra pittieriem> sobre el gusano cogollero (<em>Spodoptera frugiperdaem>

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    Lizarazo H. Karol

    2008-12-01

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    El gusano cogollero <em>Spodoptera frugiperdaem> es una de las plagas que más afectan los cultivos en la región de Sumapaz (Cundinamarca, Colombia. En la actualidad se controla principalmente aplicando productos de síntesis química, sin embargo la aplicación de extractos vegetales surge como una alternativa de menor impacto sobre el ambiente. Este control se emplea debido a que las plantas contienen metabolitos secundarios que pueden inhibir el desarrollo de los insectos. Por tal motivo, la presente investigación evaluó el efecto insecticida y antialimentario de extractos vegetales de barbasco <em>Polygonum hydropiperoidesem> (Polygonaceae, carbonero <em>Calliandra pittieriem> (Mimosaceae y hierba mora <em>Solanum nigrumem> (Solanaceae sobre larvas de <em>S. frugiperdaem> biotipo maíz. Se estableció una cría masiva del insecto en el laboratorio utilizando una dieta natural con hojas de maíz. Posteriormente se obtuvieron extractos vegetales utilizando solventes de alta polaridad (agua y etanol y media polaridad (diclorometano los cuales se aplicaron sobre las larvas de segundo instar. Los resultados más destacados se presentaron con extractos de <em>P. hydropiperoidesem>, obtenidos con diclorometano en sus diferentes dosis, con los cuales se alcanzó una mortalidad de 100% 12 días después de la aplicación y un efecto antialimentario representado por un consumo de follaje de maíz inferior al 4%, efectos similares a los del testigo comercial (Clorpiriphos.

  12. Prima segnalazione di <em>Brachylaima fulvusem> Dujardin, 1843 (Digenea, Brachylaimidae in <em>Sorex> cfr. <em>antinorii> Bonaparte, 1848 (Insectivora, Soricidae in Italia

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    Full Text Available Un?indagine parassitologica è stata condotta su esemplari di <em>Sorex> cfr. <em>antinorii> Bonaparte, 1840 (Insectivora, Soricidae catturati in Sila Grande (Valle Capra; 16.29.30; 39.21.40. Uno degli esemplari è stato trovato parassitato da Trematodi digenei rinvenuti nell?esofago e nello stomaco. I parassiti isolati sono stati fissati con liquido di Bouin, colorati con carminio acetico di Semichon, fissati in una serie di alcooli, chiarificati in xilolo e montati con Balsamo del Canada. I parassiti sono stati identificati come membri della Famiglia Brachylaimidae Joyeux & Foley (1930 appartenenti al genere <em>Brachylaima> Dujardin (1843. La morfologia generale ed i caratteri metrici hanno permesso di identificarli come <em>B. fulvusem> Dujardin, 1843 (lunghezza corpo: 2.39-2.46; larghezza corpo: 0.72-0.78; diametro trasversale ventosa orale: 212.48- 238.08x240.64-266.24; ventosa ventrale: 250.88-258.56x250.88-266.24; faringe 120.32-168.96; testicoli: 151.04-189.44x168.96-189.44; ovario: 122.88x171.52; uova: 26-30x2-17. Il range dei dati morfometrici coincide con quelli riscontrati da diversi autori negli esemplari di <em>B. fulvusem> in Europa centrale e occidentale (Jourdane, 1971; Lewis, 1969; Zarnowski,1960; Mas-Coma & Gallego, 1975. Dopo la descrizione originale, la sistematica di <em>B. fulvusem> Blanchard, 1847 non è stata mai confutata, sebbene varie specie dei generi <em>Harmostomum> Braun, 1899 e <em>Panopistus Sinitzinem>, 1931 siano state proposte come sinonimi di <em>B. fulvusem> da diversi autori. Zarnowski (1960 considera aperta la questione di identità di <em>H. (H. dujardiniem> Baer, 1928 e propone la sinonimia di <em>B. oesophageiem> Shaldibin, 1953 e <em>B. fulvusem>. Lewis (1969, al contrario, ha riconvalidato <em>B. oesophageiem> come specie, utilizzando criteri che, però, Jourdane (1971 ritiene, non idonei a differenziare le due specie. Mas-Coma & Gallego (1975, considerano <em

  13. <em>Bacillus anthracisem> Factors for Phagosomal Escape

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    Full Text Available The mechanism of phagosome escape by intracellular pathogens is an important step in the infectious cycle. During the establishment of anthrax, <em>Bacillus anthracisem> undergoes a transient intracellular phase in which spores are engulfed by local phagocytes. Spores germinate inside phagosomes and grow to vegetative bacilli, which emerge from their resident intracellular compartments, replicate and eventually exit from the plasma membrane. During germination, <em>B. anthracisem> secretes multiple factors that can help its resistance to the phagocytes. Here the possible role of <em>B. anthracisem> toxins, phospholipases, antioxidant enzymes and capsules in the phagosomal escape and survival, is analyzed and compared with that of factors of other microbial pathogens involved in the same type of process.

  14. Facetas em dentes anteriores

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    Projeto de Pós-Graduação/Dissertação apresentado à Universidade Fernando Pessoa como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do grau de Mestre em Medicina Dentária A presente revisão bibliográfica aborda as facetas estéticas em dentes anteriores, pela crescente valorização de um sorriso esteticamente agradável, facto que faz com que as pessoas procurem cada vez mais alternativas de tratamento para melhorar a aparência do seu sorriso. Os dentes anteriores são decisivos na aparência estética e, c...

  15. EMS & the DEA.

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    Beeson, Jeff; Ayres, Chris

    2010-01-01

    It's clear that EMS medical directors and management staff must be vigilant in their oversight of implementation, administration and monitoring of controlled substances within their agencies to best serve the public and avoid running afoul of investigation and incurring significant penalties. Those potentially affected by the need for individual registrations of both emergency vehicles and central inventory systems should carefully monitor upcoming developments in the interpretation od DEA regulations.

  16. CORANTES ARTIFICIAIS EM ALIMENTOS

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    O emprego de aditivos químicos é, sem dúvida, um dos mais polêmicos avanços alcançados pela indústria de alimentos. Os corantes artificiais pertencem a uma dessas classes de aditivos alimentares e têm sido objeto de muitas críticas, já que seu uso em muitos alimentos justifica-se apenas por questões de hábitos alimentares. Ainda existem diferentes opiniões quanto à inocuidade dos diversos corantes artificiais. Visando, principalmente, o controle no uso dos corantes sintéticos, mas tendo em vista que produtos coloridos artificialmente são exportados e importados, a análise desses aditivos requer métodos eficientes e rápidos para a detecção, identificação e quantificação. A cromatografia em papel e em camada delgada, apesar de serem técnicas relativamente rápidas, apresentam dados com baixa exatidão e precisão. Já na cromatografia líquida de alta eficiência (CLAE as maiores dificuldades encontram-se nas etapas de extração, mas principalmente no alto custo do equipamento. A eletroforese capilar apresenta os mesmos problemas da CLAE, aliados ao fato de se tratar de uma técnica relativamente recente para a análise desse tipo de substância e, portanto, existem poucos estudos a cerca da determinação e quantificação. PALAVRAS-CHAVE: Corantes artificiais; análise; legislação; CLAE; EC

  17. Bacharelado em Psicopedagogia

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    Este texto mostra a história da implantação do Curso de Bacharelado em Psicopedagogia na FACED, PUCRS. Neste texto são apresentados os referenciais teóricos e dados sobre a atuação do psicopedagogo nos campos preventivo e terapêutico explicitando a relevância da formação de profissionais nesta área. Descritores – Psicopedagogia; aprendizagem; problema de aprendizagem.

  18. On subspecific taxonomy of <em>Microtus saviiem> (Rodentia, Arvicolidae

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    Full Text Available Riassunto Sulla tassonomia sottospecifica di <em>Microtus saviiem> (Rodentia, Arvicolidae Viene riveduta e riassunta la situazione tassonomica sottospecifica di <em>Microtus (Terricola saviiem>, anche tramite la descrizione di due nuovi taxa: <em>Microtus (Terricola savii tolfetanusem>, dei Monti della Tolfa e <em>Microtus (Terricola savii niethammericusem>, del Gargano.

  19. How <em>Varroa> Parasitism Affects the Immunological and Nutritional Status of the Honey Bee, <em>Apis melliferaem>

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    Full Text Available We investigated the effect of the parasitic mite <em>Varroa destructorem> on the immunological and nutritional condition of honey bees, <em>Apis melliferaem>, from the perspective of the individual bee and the colony. Pupae, newly-emerged adults and foraging adults were sampled from honey bee colonies at one site in S. Texas, USA. <em>Varroa>‑infested bees displayed elevated titer of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV, suggestive of depressed capacity to limit viral replication. Expression of genes coding three anti-microbial peptides (<em>defensin1, abaecin, hymenoptaecinem> was either not significantly different between <em>Varroa>-infested and uninfested bees or was significantly elevated in <em>Varroa>-infested bees, varying with sampling date and bee developmental age. The effect of <em>Varroa> on nutritional indices of the bees was complex, with protein, triglyceride, glycogen and sugar levels strongly influenced by life-stage of the bee and individual colony. Protein content was depressed and free amino acid content elevated in <em>Varroa>-infested pupae, suggesting that protein synthesis, and consequently growth, may be limited in these insects. No simple relationship between the values of nutritional and immune-related indices was observed, and colony-scale effects were indicated by the reduced weight of pupae in colonies with high <em>Varroa> abundance, irrespective of whether the individual pupa bore <em>Varroa>.

  20. 阅读理解六则

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    丁红艳

    2011-01-01

    (A) Ten-year-old Barack Obama was one of only three black students at his school in Hawaii,US.He felt very different from most other students.White girls wanted to touch his hair.A white boy asked him whether his father ate people.“I lied to them that my father was a Kenyan prince.But I kept asking myself who I am,” said Obama.However,37 years later,the boy made history.Obama became the first black president in US history.

  1. Going Green Online: Distance Learning Prepares Students for Success in Green-Collar Job Markets

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    Githens, Rod; Sauer, Timothy

    2010-01-01

    President Barack Obama has touted the development of a new green economy as a tool to rebuild the American economy while creating new jobs. This new economy requires entrepreneurs and innovators to create new businesses and invent new technologies. It also requires technicians with specialized skills to build wind farms, operate renewable fuels…

  2. The Peril of Hasty Triumphalism and Osama bin Laden’s Death

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    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available On May 1, 2011 the headlines of a large number of newspapers and TV channels around the world were saying “justice has been done”. Those were the words used by the US President Barack Obama to announce to the world the killing of Osama bin Laden, the number one terrorist on the US most-wanted list.

  3. 78 FR 20223 - Cesar Chavez Day, 2013

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    ... remember a man who made justice his life's calling. Growing up the son of migrant farm workers who lost... people. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution ] and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim March...

  4. Representing Lithuania's strongest ally / Anne E. Derse ; interviewed by Rokas M. Tracevskis

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    2011-01-01

    USA suursaadik Leedus räägib, et USA kavatseb kontrollida Mihhail Golovatovi juhtumiga tegeleva komisjoni tööd, rõhutab, et president Barack Obama tahab investeerida haridusse ja et USA-Leedu suhetes on julgeolekul tähtis osa. Leedu kogukonnast Ameerika Ühendriikides

  5. 78 FR 855 - 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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    ... empower. He sought to reunite our people not only in government, but also in freedom that knew no bounds... belief in what we can do together that moved millions to march for justice in the years that followed... that we can keep driving freedom's progress in our time. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of...

  6. Increasing Accountability Measures for Early Childhood Teachers Using Evaluation Models: Observation, Feedback, and Self-Assessment

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    Reinking, Anna Krummel

    2015-01-01

    President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are promoting an early learning initiative focusing on the agenda of every four year old having equal access to high-quality early learning environments (Administration for Children and Families, 2013). One way the Federal government is supporting this proposal is through a grant;…

  7. Homosexuality, Manliness, and the United States Army

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    1 The contemporary definition for homosexuality is the sexual desire or behavior directed...to Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexual, and Transgender ( LGBT ). 2 Senator Barack Obama, quoted during the 2008 Presidential campaign, http...question of homosexuality from multiple aspects ranging from clinical definitions of homosexuality to recommended options or solutions to resolving this

  8. Homosexuality, Manliness and the United States

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    1 The contemporary definition for homosexuality is the sexual desire or behavior directed...to Lesbians, Gays, Bi-sexual, and Transgender ( LGBT ). 2 Senator Barack Obama, quoted during the 2008 Presidential campaign, http...question of homosexuality from multiple aspects ranging from clinical definitions of homosexuality to recommended options or solutions to resolving this

  9. Change That Has Just Begun

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    2010-01-01

    @@ U.S. President Barack Obama finally signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, capping his grueling, yearlong pursuit of an overhaul of America's dysfunctional national health care system. To mark the occasion, he passed out the pens he had used to sign the legislation as mementos to aides and lawmakers alike.

  10. Upping the "Anti-": The Value of an Anti-Racist Theoretical Framework in Music Education

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    2015-01-01

    In a time that some have argued is "postracial" following the election and reelection of Barack Obama (see Wise 2010, for discussion), this paper argues that antiracism is a crucial theoretical framework for music education. I explore three areas of music education, in which such a framework can push toward change. The first area speaks…

  11. Facebookrati?

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    2010-01-01

    I løbet af de sidste uger fik en ansat i Venstres pressetjeneste betydelig opmærksomhed i medierne - grundet Facebook. Barack Obama vandt præsidentposten i 2008 - blandt andet med hjælp fra sociale medier, såsom Facebook. De sociale medier bliver i stigende grad brugt politisk i Danmark; man skal...

  12. Ex-diplomacy captain slags off the government / Povilas Gylys ; interviewed by Linas Jegelevicius

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    Leedu endine välisminister ei taha poliitikasse tagasi tulla, räägib Leedu majandusest ja ei ole rahul sellega, et USA presidendi Barack Obama käest kutse saanud Leedu riigipea Dalia Grybauskaite ei sõitnud Praha kohtumisele

  13. Chasing the Dream

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    2012-01-01

    Community colleges are gearing up to play a greater role in providing open access and affordable education to undocumented immigrants since President Barack Obama's re-election, which ensured the continuance of his June 15th executive order offering deferred deportation to eligible young immigrants. That order provided an opportunity for children…

  14. 77 FR 67533 - Veterans Day, 2012

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    ...'s veterans. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby... in peace, their service has been selfless and their accomplishments have been extraordinary. Even... thirty-seventh. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2012-27630 Filed 11-9-12; 8:45 am] Billing code 3295-F3...

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    ..., THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim October 10, 2011... our Nation's proudest accomplishments. Today, we renew our commitment to fostering the same spirit of... thirty-sixth. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2011-26727 Filed 10-12-11; 11:15 am] Billing code 3295-F2-P...

  16. 78 FR 26225 - Older Americans Month, 2013

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    ..., THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in... again this year by recognizing their accomplishments, sharing their stories, and showing support and... States of America the two hundred and thirty- seventh. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2013-10753 Filed...

  17. 78 FR 14629 - 10th Anniversary of the United States Department of Homeland Security

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    ..., BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the... accomplishments and pay tribute to the people who have made them possible. Alongside its partners in government.... (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2013-05395 Filed 3-5-13; 11:15 am] Billing code 3295-F3...

  18. It's Time to Get Angry about Underserved Students

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    2009-01-01

    Among countless petitioners to the incoming president, higher-education leaders have sent Barack Obama position statements and requests for action that extol the strengths and accomplishments of this nation's higher-education enterprise but also warn of its increasingly dire financial situation. They have asked that a share of an impending…

  19. Teaching about Race and Class in Early American Literature

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    2009-01-01

    Before the 2008 presidential election, when an African American friend asked him whether he thought whites would vote for Barack Obama, the author found himself answering by going back to the 17th century, to the invention of the white race as a buffer class to keep those at the bottom divided, and the way that his own white working-class people…

  20. 3 CFR 8454 - Proclamation 8454 of November 19, 2009. National Entrepreneurship Week, 2009

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    ... America A Proclamation Throughout our history, American entrepreneurs have been an effective force for... our Nation. Entrepreneurs are the engine of job creation in America, generating millions of good jobs... America great. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue...

  1. Obamad kui Kennedyte taastulek 21. sajandil / Barbi Pilvre

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    2008-01-01

    USA demokraatide presidendikandidaadile Barack Obamale ja tema abikaasale Michelle'ile on loodud kennedylik imago, selle imago taga on demokraat Ted Sorensen, kes aitas kunagi võimule tulla John F. Kennedyl. Ka Kennedyd ise on üles astunud B. Obama toetajana

  2. Leiderschap met social media: do's and don'ts

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    2010-01-01

    Het leiderschap van de Amerikaanse president Barack Obama is op verschillende manieren vernieuwend. Zijn succes heeft hij mede te danken aan zijn effectieve inzet van social media. Door het speelse karakter van deze nieuwe media wordt de bedrijfsmatige inzet ervan echter meestal onderschat. Maar als

  3. A No-Win Trade-Off

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    2009-01-01

    Added tariffs on Chinese tires are detrimental to both Chinese and U.S. interests On September 11, U.S. President Barack Obama decided to launch punitive tariffs on China-made tires. The tariffs were set at 35 percent in

  4. Leiderschap met social media: do's and don'ts

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    Effing, Robin

    2010-01-01

    Het leiderschap van de Amerikaanse president Barack Obama is op verschillende manieren vernieuwend. Zijn succes heeft hij mede te danken aan zijn effectieve inzet van social media. Door het speelse karakter van deze nieuwe media wordt de bedrijfsmatige inzet ervan echter meestal onderschat. Maar als

  5. A New Paradigm for China-U.S.Ties

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    2011-01-01

    Chinese President Hu Jintao and U. S. President Barack Obama made headway on many fronts during the Chinese leader’s recent visit to Washington. The two leaders issued a joint China-U.S. statement that laid the foundation for future cooperation between the two coun-

  6. New Voices on Capitol Hill

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    DREW THOMPSON

    2010-01-01

    @@ On November 2,the American public sent a clear message to Washington and President Barack Obama was forced to recognize the country's dissatisfaction after an election he described as"humbling."It was an unusual election in some ways,due partly to new rules that allowed a flood of money from opaque sources to support campaigns and spawn a handful of outrageous messages.

  7. Shared Responsibility

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    2009-01-01

    Russia and the United States reach a nuclear arms reduction agreement, but strategic differences remain July 6 to 8 was an important three days for U.S.-Russia relations, during which U.S. President Barack Obama visited Russia for the first time.

  8. The Limits to Verbiage

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    @@ One thing you can generally count on when the lanky figure of Barack Obama approaches a podium is that you will hera a good speech;and the more trouble hs is in ,the better the speech is likely to be.

  9. Pursuing the Balance in the Dialogue——Although the results exceeded expectations,many topics are still unresolved

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    2010-01-01

    @@ After Barack Obama took office,China-US relations have gone through three stages: starting steady,then becoming tougher,finally growing warmer.During this period,although there were some conflicts in terms of politics,the economy and other international issues,the Second Round of China-U.S.Strategic and Economic Dialogues reached a consensus in many areas.

  10. Though Different Dreams,Same Bed Anyway

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    Yan Manman

    2009-01-01

    @@ On November 18, Barack Obama, President of the US finished his 4-day visit to China after touring the Great Wall which he acclaimed as "spectacular",lcaving still a long to-do list with China. It had been forcseen that a short meeting of heads of the two states could not address many things concerned by the two sides.

  11. DIPLOMATIC DYNAMICS

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    China and U.S.Healthy and stable economic and trade relations between China and the United States serve the interests of both countries,Chinese President Hu Jintao said in a recent telephone conversation with U.S.President Barack Obama.

  12. Learning from the Past: What ESSA Has the Chance to Get Right

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    Dennis, Danielle V.

    2017-01-01

    Signed into law by President Barack Obama in December 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the 2001 reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. NCLB and its Reading First mandate brought punitive accountability models and scripted core curricula into schools. Based on the language of…

  13. God and country: the partisan psychology of the presidency, religion, and nation

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    Sheets, P.; Domke, D.S.; Greenwald, A.G.

    2011-01-01

    Overt love of God and country have seemingly been prerequisites to be president in the United States in recent decades, if not always. Indeed, the 2008 presidential race was replete with campaign messages showcasing such perspectives—that Barack Obama and John McCain were religiously faithful and de

  14. Looking to Asia

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    2012-01-01

    Beijing Review:You said foreign policy under the Barack Obama administration is a policy of confrontation and containment of China.So do you think the expanded U.S.presence in Asia is mainly targeting China? If so,what are the consequences in terms of diplomatic relations between the two countries?

  15. America’s Next Ambassador

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    2011-01-01

    Recently nominated U.S.Ambassador to China Gary Locke will face challenges in bridging Sino-U.S.relations Recently,U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to be the next U.S.ambassador to China.Locke,once approved by the U.S.Congress,will replace current Ambassador Jon Huntsman in

  16. The Winds of Smart Change

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    The United States takes an active new approach on climate change,but more still needs to be done Nearly a year after entering the Oval Office,U.S.President Barack Obama has shown a clear commitment to reversing America’s soiled reputation on climate

  17. 任务型阅读训练三篇

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    @@ (A) America's First Black President Ten-year-old Barack Obama was one of the only three black students at his school in Hawaii, the US. He is different from most of the other students. White girls wanted to touch his hair. A white boy asked him whether his father ate people.

  18. Comparing International Student Friendship Networks in Buenos Aires: Direct Enrollment Programs vs. Study Abroad Centers

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    Hendrickson, Blake

    2016-01-01

    In March of 2011 Unite States president Barack Obama announced the "100,000 strong in the Americas" program during his visit to Chile (U.S. State Department, 2011). The initiative's goal is to reach 100,000 U.S. students studying in Latin America and 100,000 Latin American students studying in the United States. This interchange of…

  19. What motivates a conspiracy theory? Birther beliefs, partisanship, liberal-conservative ideology, and anti-Black attitudes

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    Pasek, Josh; Stark, Tobias H.; Krosnick, Jon A.; Tompson, Trevor

    2015-01-01

    Despite the release of his birth certificate, some Americans express continued skepticism over whether Barack Obama was born in the United States. This study examined two possible causes of birther beliefs: that Republicans and conservatives, whose ideological beliefs and policy preferences led to d

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    ... proclamation. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, by the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution... take action to restrict the international travel and to suspend the entry into the United States, as... where the entry of such person would not harm the foreign relations interests of the United States....

  1. 78 FR 48791 - Prohibiting Certain Imports of Burmese Jadeite and Rubies

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    2013-08-09

    ... Order 13619 of July 11, 2012, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, hereby order... international obligations of the United States under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, the Vienna... International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50...

  2. An overview of domestic aspects in US climate policy

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    Solange Reis Ferreira

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The article shows how domestic aspects influence the United States national and international climate policy. To accomplish the task, the authors analyzes the discussions when Bill Clinton was ruling the country, a time during which global discussions were forwarded. The paper recalls the debate in the Bush administration and the growing polarization since Barack Obama took office.

  3. New Congressional Climate Change Task Force Calls on President to Use Administrative Authority

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    Showstack, Randy

    2013-02-01

    Spurred by U.S. congressional inaction on climate change and by President Barack Obama's comments on the topic in his 21 January inaugural address, several Democratic members of Congress announced at a Capitol Hill briefing the formation of a bicameral task force on climate change. In addition, they have called on the president to use his administrative authority to deal with the issue.

  4. Rising to the Challenge: Hispanic College Graduation Rates as a National Priority

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    Kelly, Andrew P.; Schneider, Mark; Carey, Kevin

    2010-01-01

    President Barack Obama has called for the United States to reclaim its position as the nation with the highest concentration of adults with postsecondary degrees in the world. Given the changing demographics of the United States, this target cannot be achieved without increasing the rate at which Hispanic students obtain a college degree. In this…

  5. 77 FR 60615 - National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, 2012

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    2012-10-04

    ... to live in health and happiness. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of... public health and safety reforms. We have invested in outreach programs that empower young Americans with... dangers of substance abuse. Alongside them, coalitions of teachers, faith-based groups, health...

  6. Engle og dæmoner

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    Jensen, Kim Ebensgaard

    2008-01-01

    Diskussion af positiv stereotypificerings rolle i Barack Obama og John McCains opbygning af deres respektive images set i lyset af George Lakoffs teori om, at moral og verdenssyn i amerikansk politik i høj grad styres af idealiserede kognitive modeller omkring den ideelle familie: de progressives...

  7. 78 FR 54013 - Office of the Chief of Protocol; Gifts to Federal Employees from Foreign Government Sources...

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    2013-08-30

    ... Policy. ] The Honorable Barack Obama, President 8'' x 11'' silver His Excellency Vladimir Non-acceptance would of the United States. chalice with ornate Putin, President of cause embarrassment to blue designs on bowl Russia. donor and U.S. and base. Rec'd--6/18/ Government. 2012. Est. Value--...

  8. The Interplay between Prejudice against Latinos and Policy: A Social Psychological Perspective

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    Trujillo, Matthew D.

    2012-01-01

    During the past century, American society has made enormous strides in promoting equality and diminishing prejudice among different racial and ethnic groups (Dovidio et al. 2002). Indeed, many believe the election of the first Black president, Barack Obama, marked the beginning of a post-racial America. While progress is undeniable, America is by…

  9. Early Detection

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    Stuart, Reginald

    2010-01-01

    According to the College Board's review of data from the Organization of Economic Co-Operation and Development, the U.S. ranks 12th out of 36 nations in terms of postsecondary attainment among citizens 25 to 34 years old. Completion is the mantra since President Barack Obama challenged higher education by setting an ambitious goal for 60 percent…

  10. Väljavaade 2009. aastaks / George Soros ; tõlkinud Janek Salme

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    Soros, George, 1930-

    2009-01-01

    Hea rahvusvahelise koostöö korral võib maailmamajandus hakata sügavast august välja ronima 2010. aasta lõpus, maailmamajanduse tulevik sõltub suuresti sellest, kas USA president Barack Obama algatab ulatusliku abinõude paketi ning kui edukalt see ellu viiakse

  11. Economic Competitiveness: A Campaign Primer

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    Fischer, Karin

    2008-01-01

    With the dollar's continued swoon and grim news on the job front, American economic competitiveness has become a central theme in the presidential election. Stumping in Ohio and Pennsylvania, old-line industrial states hit hard by the flight of manufacturing jobs, Democrats Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama have called for renegotiating the…

  12. The Trauma of Racism: America's Original Sin

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    Ponds, Kenneth T.

    2013-01-01

    With the election of Barack Obama as President, many believed that this nation was entering into a post-racial America, a color-blind society where racism could begin to be healed if not totally dismissed. However, a recent Associated Press poll has shown that this is not the case (AP, 2012). In fact, racial prejudice has increased slightly since…

  13. 14 Souls, 19 Days and 1600 Dreams: Engaging Critical Race Praxis While Living on the "Edge" of Race

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    Stovall, David

    2013-01-01

    Because the dynamics of race are wrongly ignored in a current shroud of post-racialism (i.e. re-election of Barack Obama as president of the USA, shifting racial demographics in the USA, etc.), there are still communities in the USA and throughout the world that experience the damaging effects of racism entangled with the realities of class. Many…

  14. Renewing the Fight against Affirmative Action

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    Roach, Ronald

    2009-01-01

    Some affirmative action and diversity program critics are cheering President Barack Obama's election because they believe his success dramatically undermines the argument that discrimination remains a significant barrier for minorities in American life. Ward Connerly Jr., arguably the most visible anti-affirmative action activist in the United…

  15. Engle og dæmoner

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    Jensen, Kim Ebensgaard

    2008-01-01

    Diskussion af positiv stereotypificerings rolle i Barack Obama og John McCains opbygning af deres respektive images set i lyset af George Lakoffs teori om, at moral og verdenssyn i amerikansk politik i høj grad styres af idealiserede kognitive modeller omkring den ideelle familie: de progressives...

  16. Kas Ameerika pehme jõud taastub? / Paul Kennedy

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    Kennedy, Paul

    2008-01-01

    Äsja presidendiks valitud Barack Obama teab, et temalt oodatakse teatavaid kompromisse kampaania ajal valijatele antud lubaduste osas. Kui ta soovib taastada oma riigi pehme jõu maailmas, peab ta pakkuma midagi, mis aitaks leevendada paljusid ülemailmseid hirme ja lahkhelisid

  17. Clintonit ähvardab kaotus ka New Hampshireþis

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    2008-01-01

    Ilmunud ka: Postimees : na russkom jazõke 8. jaan. 2008, lk. 7. Arvamusküsitluste järgi juhtis demokraatide leeris USA presidendikandidaadiks pürgiv Barack Obama enne New Hampshireþi eelvalimisi oma pearivaali Hillary Clintoni ees 10% edumaaga

  18. Kuhu USAs investeerida, kui võidab...? / Mati Feldmann

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    Feldmann, Mati, 1961-

    2008-01-01

    Autor analüüsib investorite investeerimisvõimalusi sõltuvalt sellest, kas USA presidendivalimised võidab Barack Obama või John McCain. Vt. samas: Investoritel oleks mõttekas investeerida sõltuvalt võitjast

  19. USAs on kõik veel lahtine / Kertu Ruus

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    Ruus, Kertu, 1977-

    2008-01-01

    USA presidendivalimiste praeguses etapis võistlevad omavahel demokraatidest senaatorid Hillary Clinton ja Barack Obama, vabariiklastest tõusis esile senaator John McCain. Vt. samas: Katre Pilvinski. Politoloog: Eestil on kõvasti McCaini ja Clintoniga vedanud

  20. Análisis de las Relaciones Bilaterales entre México Y Estados Unidos en materia de lucha antidrogas, durante el periodo 2006–2010

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    2011-01-01

    Monografia de Grado sobre la cooperación bilateral entre Mexico y Estados Unidos en materia de seguridad desde el 2006 al 2010. Análisis a las políticas del gobierno de Felipe Calderon, George W. Bush y Barack Obama.

  1. Pressing reset on Moscow is worth a little Nato anxiety / Jonathan Steele

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    Steele, Jonathan

    2009-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama on avaldanud soovi vajutada USA-Vene suhetes reset-nuppu. Eesti president Toomas Hendrik Ilves ütles NATO tippkohtumise eelõhtul kuivalt, et arvutil reset-nuppu vajutades ei kustu mällu salvestatud failid siiski ära. President T. H. Ilvese teravast sõnavõtust president Lennart Meri konverentsi avamisel Tallinnas

  2. 75 FR 21155 - National Equal Pay Day, 2010

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    2010-04-23

    .... This law brings us closer to ending pay disparities based on gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, or... importance of empowering women extends beyond our borders, my Administration created the first Office for... give our daughters and granddaughters the gift of true equality. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA...

  3. 76 FR 65095 - National Character Counts Week, 2011

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    2011-10-20

    ... others. America's role models--from parents and teachers to community leaders and coaches--play an..., THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in... thirty-sixth. (Presidential Sig.) [FR Doc. 2011-27314 Filed 10-19-11; 8:45 am] Billing code 3295-F2-P...

  4. The Attrition Tradition in American Higher Education: Connecting Past and Present. Working Paper 2010-01

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    Thelin, John R.

    2010-01-01

    In July 2009, President Barack Obama set out a bold higher education agenda for his administration and promised that the U.S. would once again lead the world in college degree attainment. Given the nation's current level of college completion, it is reasonable to wonder whether such ambitions are feasible. While there is a sense that the country…

  5. What motivates a conspiracy theory? Birther beliefs, partisanship, liberal-conservative ideology, and anti-Black attitudes

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    Pasek, Josh; Stark, Tobias H.|info:eu-repo/dai/nl/335996701; Krosnick, Jon A.; Tompson, Trevor

    2015-01-01

    Despite the release of his birth certificate, some Americans express continued skepticism over whether Barack Obama was born in the United States. This study examined two possible causes of birther beliefs: that Republicans and conservatives, whose ideological beliefs and policy preferences led to

  6. The Specter of Communism and the Ghost of Jim Crow : The Contemporary Origins of American Conservative Discourse

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    Zwiers, Maarten

    2013-01-01

    On January 11, 2013, Catholic League president Bill Donahue issued a news release in which he proposed that Barack Obama should swear in on Das Kapital instead of the Bible. Although Donahue’s statement was a direct response to Obama’s advocacy of gay rights, his declaration fits within a wider

  7. Latin@ Advocacy in the Hyphen: Faculty Identity and Commitment in a Hispanic-Serving Institution

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    Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth; Nunez, Anne-Marie; Cuero, Kimberley K.

    2010-01-01

    This study examines our experiences as female junior scholars with multicultural backgrounds teaching at the same Hispanic-serving institution. As education scholars with mixed-heritage families, we identify with the commitment to serving Latinos and the number of mixed-heritage people in the USA. The election of Barack Obama, whose racial…

  8. School Reform We Can't Believe In

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    Karp, Stan

    2010-01-01

    While running for president, Barack Obama called No Child Left Behind (NCLB) "one of the emptiest slogans in the history of American politics." By the time he gets a new version of the law through Congress, his own campaign theme--"change you can believe in"--may be a contender for the same title. In fact, if the healthcare…

  9. 78 FR 14625 - National Consumer Protection Week, 2013

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    2013-03-06

    ... America A Proclamation Over 4 years ago, widespread abuses in America's financial system nearly brought... oversight that led to an epidemic of irresponsibility, and it highlighted the need for common-sense..., effective marketplace. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by...

  10. "They Mean Something More!" Teaching about Symbols Using Balanced Integration

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    Vesperman, Dean P.; Bernens-Kinkead, Donna J.; Loudermilk, Liesl S.; Newsom, Gladys I. M.

    2012-01-01

    Since the election of 1796, buttons, slogans, and, most importantly, symbols have become a mainstay of the American election system. The log cabin symbolized the childhoods of Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln; the sun represented hope on Barack Obama's 2008 presidential election posters. Many people without formal instruction in what symbols…

  11. School Improvement Grants: Implementation and Effectiveness. Executive Summary. NCEE 2017-4012

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    Dragoset, Lisa; Thomas, Jaime; Herrmann, Mariesa; Deke, John; James-Burdumy, Susanne; Graczewski, Cheryl; Boyle, Andrea; Upton, Rachel; Tanenbaum, Courtney; Giffin, Jessica

    2017-01-01

    In response to the recession that began in 2007, the U.S. Congress passed, and President Barack Obama signed into law, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. Law 111-5). At an estimated cost of $831 billion, this economic stimulus package sought to save and create jobs, provide temporary relief to those adversely affected by the…

  12. School Improvement Grants: Implementation and Effectiveness. NCEE 2017-4013

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    Dragoset, Lisa; Thomas, Jaime; Herrmann, Mariesa; Deke, John; James-Burdumy, Susanne; Graczewski, Cheryl; Boyle, Andrea; Upton, Rachel; Tanenbaum, Courtney; Giffin, Jessica

    2017-01-01

    In response to the recession that began in 2007, the U.S. Congress passed, and President Barack Obama signed into law, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. Law 111-5). At an estimated cost of $831 billion, this economic stimulus package sought to save and create jobs, provide temporary relief to those adversely affected by the…

  13. School Reform We Can't Believe In

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    Karp, Stan

    2010-01-01

    While running for president, Barack Obama called No Child Left Behind (NCLB) "one of the emptiest slogans in the history of American politics." By the time he gets a new version of the law through Congress, his own campaign theme--"change you can believe in"--may be a contender for the same title. In fact, if the healthcare…

  14. Kus on rikka, keskmise ja vaese ameeriklase piir? / Heiki Suurkask

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    Suurkask, Heiki, 1972-

    2010-01-01

    USA president Barack Obama asetab keskklassi hulka perekonnad, kelle sissetulek on kuni 250 000 dollarit aastas, ning sellesse suhtutakse riigis irooniliselt. Reutersi arvestuse kohaselt jääks keskklassist välja vaid 3% kõige rikkamaid ameeriklasi

  15. Summertime blues

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    2009-01-01

    USA presidendi Barack Obama plaaniväline kohtumine president Toomas Hendrik Ilvesega 15. juunil 2009 Washingtonis oli kodeeritud sõnum Moskvale, et Ameerika toetus NATO idapiiril olevatele riikidele on vankumatu. Eesti riigipead nimetatakse artiklis Ameerika lemmikuks Ida-Euroopa poliitikute seas. Vabariigi President töövisiidil Ameerika Ühendriikides 9.-16.06.2009

  16. A look on the bright side of an environmentally-friendly life : Whether and why acting environmentally-friendly can contribute to well-being

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    Venhoeven, Leonore Amelie

    2016-01-01

    U.S. president Barack Obama stated in his speech at the 2014 Climate Summit: “We are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation that can do something about it”. In order to effectively “do something” about climate change, it is crucial that individuals change t

  17. New Commander,New Challenges

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    LI YAN

    2010-01-01

    @@ Stanley McChrystal came into the spotlight in June 2009 when U.S. President Barack Obama entrusted him with fighting America's longest war since the end of the Cold War as commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

  18. Unions and the Public Interest: Is Collective Bargaining for Teachers Good for Students?

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    Kahlenberg, Richard D.; Greene, Jay P.

    2012-01-01

    Three years after Barack Obama's election signaled a seeming resurgence for America's unions, the landscape looks very different. Republican governors in Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio have limited the reach of collective bargaining for public employees. The moves, especially in Wisconsin, set off a national furor that has all but obscured the…

  19. Public Education in the United States: A Nation Divided

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    Bushaw, William J.; Lopez, Shane J.

    2012-01-01

    The 44th annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools showed some sharp divisions among the public's attitude toward the public schools, but also some hopeful signs of broad agreement in some areas. Satisfaction with President Barack Obama declined in the last year, but remains ahead of two years ago and the public…

  20. Meeting Students Where They Are: Profiles of Students in Competency-Based Degree Programs

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    Klein-Collins, Rebecca; Baylor, Elizabeth

    2013-01-01

    An educated workforce is one of the bedrocks not just of a strong American middle class, but also of a strong U.S. economy. To ensure that America has the most competitive global workforce, President Barack Obama articulated a goal that, by 2020, every American should continue their educational training after high school so that the United States…