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The Tyranny of Nice By Kathy Shaidle, Pete Vere
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Kathy Shaidle and Pete Vere expose the abuse of power by Canadian Human Rights Commissions.
Involuntary Detention under the Mental Health System - Civil Liberties and Social Control By Rosalind L.L. Mair
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This book argues that the compulsory detention of people on the grounds of mental illness should be restricted to those who pose a serious and continuing threat to the safety of others based on... More > previous acts of violence or the commission of dangerous offences. Current government policies are bringing about a return to the convergence between the penal process and the hospital system, characteristic of the Victorian era's desire to remove the troublesome in order to achieve social uniformity and acquiescence. The current emphasis on risk prediction with its sheen of scientific respectability is not only deflecting psychiatry from its true purpose but is obscuring the need for an open debate about the nature of social control and the proper balance to be struck between individual liberty and the public interest.< Less
Rift By Caridad Svich
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RIFT is an epic yet intimate play by acclaimed US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich which tells the story of lives torn by war and its aftermath, by abuse and damage, human sex trafficking and... More > globalization, and the spiritual search for beauty and grace. Gender, border, and culturally crossed, RIFT explores the fate of the human animal in a dislocated world and asks the question: how can a body that is torn find a way to heal itself and transform, and thus resist the tyranny of power? A violent, erotic, dream-like fable. This play was originally commissioned by NYU's Graduate Acting Program and created through the Joint-Stock method.< Less
Rift By Caridad Svich
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RIFT is an epic yet intimate play by acclaimed US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich which tells the story of lives torn by war and its aftermath, by abuse and damage, human sex trafficking and... More > globalization, and the spiritual search for beauty and grace. Gender, border, and culturally crossed, RIFT explores the fate of the human animal in a dislocated world and asks the question: how can a body that is torn find a way to heal itself and transform, and thus resist the tyranny of power? A violent, erotic, dream-like fable. This play was originally commissioned by NYU's Graduate Acting Program and created through the Joint-Stock method.< Less
Getting Out of Grover's Tub By Eliot Shapleigh
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How did Texas' challenges get so big? What happened to our great state? Grover happened. Grover Norquist is the famed right wing ideologue who said his goal was "to cut government in half in... More > twenty-five years to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub." Coincidentally, it was 25 years ago when Rick Perry first entered the Texas House. Then and there, he and his band of Pit Bulls put Texas on a path to Grover's Tub—his legacy project of cutting taxes for the wealthy, cutting programs for you and making government work only for a select few. Now, after a quarter century of government by Grover, Texas is in Grover's Tub. When leaders value tax cuts over good schools, budget cuts over our future, and deregulation over common sense, Texas loses.< Less
A Thousand Veils By D.J. Murphy
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When Fatima Shihabi, an Iraqi poet and journalist, learns she is marked for death by Saddam Hussein's secret police, she flees Iraq, evading Saddam's helicopters hunting her in the desert, only to... More > discover that no other country will grant her asylum. Her flight from Saddam's vengeance, and the extraordinary efforts of Charles Sherman, a Wall Street lawyer, to save her life, is the subject of this gripping novel, inspired by a true story. How Fatima and Charles, bound by their common humanity, love for each other, and fate, manage to thwart Saddam and achieve redemption sends a powerful message to the post-9/11 world. Their story points the way toward eventual reconciliation and synthesis between Islam and the West. D.J. Murphy is a retired international lawyer, whose practice included representation of refugees seeking asylum in the United States. The author contributes ten percent (10%) of net royalties derived from this book to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees.< Less
Career Success Secrets for EQUAL OPPORTUNITY REPRESENTATIVES AND OFFICERS By Imtiaz Syed
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Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers Monitor and evaluate compliance with equal opportunity laws, guidelines, and policies to ensure that employment practices and contracting arrangements... More > give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Sample of reported job titles: Investigator, Federal Investigator, Affirmative Action Officer, Contract Compliance Officer, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer (EEO Officer), Equal Opportunity Commission Investigator (EOC Investigator), Field Representative, Civil Rights Representative, Complaint Investigations Officer, Human Rights Investigator< Less
The Essential Piece Coursebook By Gregory Figaro
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The Essential Piece 5th Ed. Multilingual Training in Medical Interpretation for Bilingual Staff. Culturemart has developed a six-day program for bilingual individuals who wish to receive training in... More > medical interpretation, enabling training participants to become competent medical interpreters. Qualified bilingual staff trained in medical interpretation generally contributes to better health outcomes, enhanced communication between provider and Limited-English Proficient (LEP) patients, increased provider and patient satisfaction, and help reduce legal risks. This program meets or exceeds current federal, state and local requirements and guidelines on culturally and linguistically appropriate health care, including the Office of Civil Rights, the Office of Minority Health Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Standards (CLAS), the Massachusetts Emergency Room Interpreter Law, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Joint Commission and the National Center for Quality Assurance guidelines.< Less

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