united states of america Tag

As the election of 2015 had redefined the fate and perception of the superpower that is the United States of America, the election of 2020 is touted to make even bigger waves in the global scenario. This is owed to the deep dark abyss that is the Electoral College, as well as Donald Trump’s interspersed measures from time to time to carry on his incumbency....

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In a democratic country, the right to vote is the most important among civil rights. Democracy puts the responsibility on us to determine the future by casting our vote wisely. In this context, recounts are the medium for "fair and equitable" system of voting as it shows a clear picture of the whole process, but we have seen very few recounts which lead to any...

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Divided views on the first amendment

First amendment of the U.S. constitution aims to protect the people's freedom of practicing any religion, freedom of the press as well as freedom of speech. It also gives the people the right to peaceful assembly as well as to approach and file a petition to the government to redress grievances.   In a research, John Wihbey, assistant professor at Northeastern University along with associate professor Brooke...

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california

“Firefighters, legislators, and residents on the East Coast should watch carefully the way their California counterparts are dealing with wildfires tearing through the state. The combined forces that brought about the blaze are growing more and more present in the Northeast”, said Stephen Flynn, the founding director of Northeastern University’s Global Resilience Institute.“The sooner we get our act together here, the better,” Flynn said, speaking...

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industry

Massachusetts last week moved forward in building a wind farm off the coast of New Bedford. This project will generate 800 megawatts of electricity—enough to power half a million homes, the New York Times reports—and will be the first major offshore wind farm in the United States. While countries in Northern Europe have been using wind energy for more than two decades, the United States...

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According to a research conducted by The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), “nearly 1 in 10 Medicare enrollees age 65 and over 4 in 10 enrollees younger than 65 with long-term disabilities experience food insecurity.” This issue of food insecurity stems from healthcare concerns. Food insecurity occurs when people are unable to get access to food due to high poverty. This often becomes a...

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Supreme Court Justice have lifelong appointment

Where Supreme Court Justices have an age-restricted tenure in most democracies, it is not the same for the United States. The Supreme Court Justices are appointed by the president of the U.S. for a tenure that is lifelong. It means that the person appointed will remain on duty, unless situations like resignation, retirement or if removed from office due to any reason. Hence appointing someone...

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A transport network, or transportation network is a realisation of a spatial network, describing a structure which permits either vehicular movement or flow of some commodity. Examples include but are not limited to road networks, railways, air routes, pipelines, aqueducts, and power lines. Transport is important because it enables communication, trade, and other forms of exchange between people, which in turn establishes civilisation Transport plays...

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Overseas business encompasses all commercial activities that take place to promote the transfer of goods, services, resources, people, ideas, and technologies across national boundaries. Overseas business occurs in many different formats, that includes the movement of goods from country to another (exporting, importing, trade). It also includes contractual agreements that allow foreign firms to use products, services, and processes from other nations (licensing, franchising). The...

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