James Larkin, better known as Jim to his friends, was an Irish activist who pledged a lot of his life to Irish labor unions. Born to Irish parents in the slums of Liverpool in 1876, James Larkin grew up poor, had very little in the way of formal education, and began working odd jobs to help his family make ends meet when he was little more than a child. Read more: James Larkin | Ireland Calling and James Larkin | Biography
While still a child James took an interest in socialism, and even joined the Independent Labour Party.
It wasn’t long after going from working a variety of jobs to becoming a full-fldged employee that James began to realize the extent of unfairness and injustice associated with laborers – particularly, Irish labor workers. Learn more about Jeremy Goldstein: http://www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/big-jim-larkin-hero-and-wrecker/ and http://spartacus-educational.com/IRElarkin.htm
He plunged headfirst into the world of worker union demonstrations, protests, and strikes. In 1905 he became a full-time trade union organizer, and despite moving around the country and even coming to the United States, James continued to help with employmee organization, demonstrations, and even labor strikes.
James’ best-known demonstration is the 1913 Dublin Lockout. During this time, Larkin earned the respect of fellow demonstrators and commentators alike, with a labor union colleague saying of him, “we have amongst us a man of genius, of splendid vitality, great in his conceptions, magnificent in his courage”.
In the United States James managed to rack up criminal charges for anarchy and communism. He was eventually pardoned of these crimes, but did end up being deported back to Ireland in the wave of them. Still, he finally settled down with a wife and four children.
One of the injustices that has ever happened in the United States is the pardon of former Maricopa County sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Arpaio is a man who committed so many crimes against immigrants living in the county. His treatment of the immigrants was so horrible that he caused the death of tens of them after he ordered their arrest and incarceration in concentration camps with horrendous conditions. Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin: http://reporterexpert.com/sheriff-arpaios-2017-criminal-conviction-clash-michael-lacey-jim-larkin/
Despite all the crimes he committed Arpaio never got to be punished. He is a free man because he frustrated any attempt to charge him while he was in office and when he finally lost the seat and looked like he was to face justice, he was given a presidential pardon by President Trump.
Despite all the crimes the he committed, the only charge he faced was contempt of court. In what was described as “a failure in the justice system” by one journalist in Arizona known as Michel Lacey. Instead of being held for the real crimes that he committed when he was the sheriff, only mediocre charges were pressed against him.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the founders a newspaper known as the Phoenix New Times. This is a newspaper that they used to expose all the illegalities that were being done by Arpaio.
The two were not in good terms with the sheriff since he detested anyone who had the nerves of challenging him. They were never cowered by the authority he possessed, they condemned him so aggressively that he became the point of attention in the whole country.
In 20017, they would face the same injustices which they accused him of when he ordered for their arrest. Arpaio sent his officers to their homes at the middle of the night who arrested them and placed them in jail overnight.
They were released the following morning after huge protestation from the people and other media outlets. The step taken by Arpaio was against the rights of the people to speak and express their opinion freely.
Lacey and Larkin are drop outs of the Arizona State University. They took a camps paper in the 1960s and made a national sensation. They established Village Voice Media which at the height of its publication was producing 17 newspapers. They later sold the company in 2013.
Arpaio was elected the sheriff of Maricopa County for the first time in 1992. He lost the seat in 2017 after winning 6 consecutive elections. He is a former Drug Enforcement Administration. He used be known as the America’s Toughest Sheriff. Read more: Michael Lacey | Twitter and Jim Larkin | Twitter
Joe Arpaio was a brutal in dealing with the immigrants such that he never allowed them an opportunity to present their case. He was the accuser and the judge. Many immigrants were mistreated and beaten. In fact, tens of them lost their lives from the torture that occurred.
The “Tent City” is a concentration camp that was used to carry out most of the injustices which happened during his time.
The concentration camp was established illegally. The mistreatment that happened back then will remain in the minds and hearts of the affected immigrants and their families for many years.
The Fagali airport is northeast of the Samoan capital Apia in the village Fagali’i-uta, Samoa. It is close to plantation road. The island it is on is called Upolu, which is southeast of the biggest island in the Samoan archipelago. It has been closed and reopened several times due to complaints from locals about safety and noise pollution. In 2002 it was converted from a grass runway to a paved one. However, it was closed down again until July 1, 2009, when Polynesian Airlines reopened it.
The Fagali airport offers international flights to places such as Pago Pago and American Samoa, though it has few amenities. It’s a great airport to use for visiting places such as Mount Matavanu, Piula Cave Pool, and the Museum of Samoa.
Fagali has a small population of 1,571 according to a 2006 census. The Fagali village is also home to the Royal Samoa Golf Course, which can be found east of the airport.
Anything the village may not have, could be easily found in the nearby hub of Apia. There are all types of shops and vendors that offer whatever you may need on your trip.
The citizens of the Samoan islands perform fire dances and other traditional dances, which have received great reviews from recent visitors.
The weather is usually tropical all year round, with rain being possible at any time. There are beautiful resorts and hotels available near Apia if you decide to travel to the islands.
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One word that people would use to describe Vijay Eswaran is courageous. This is such a good word to use because it takes a lot of courage to start a business. Many people are so attached to the comfort zone of being an employee that they actually find it threatening when someone else takes a step out of their comfort zone. It could be someone they don’t even know. However, people are still feeling that sense of danger when someone tries something new. This is one of the reasons that they have that urge to try and stop that person.
Vijay Eswaran is one of the people that have made it a point to step outside of what he has known as an employee. While he is successful, no one can say that he does not experience fear. As a matter of fact, he has so much experience with fear that he has written content on how it can be used to one’s advantage. One of the issues with many people these days is that they live a life of avoidance. They live a life trying to avoid pain, mistakes and failure. The sad result is that they wind up living a life that they feel does not fulfill them. Interestingly enough, they admire the successful entrepreneurs. It is as if they believe that the successful entrepreneur was born as a successful entrepreneur.
Vijay Eswaran encourages people to push in full force when they feel fear. Often times, people who look at their fear will uncover excitement. After all, the idea of trying something new that can bring forth greater earnings is in fact very exciting. However, there are a couple of issues that people have to overcome when it comes to trying something new. They are the fear of failure and perfectionism. Once people can get over those issues, then they can pursue what they want without any worry. While the fear can be there, they can actually reduce the fear with knowledge. As they gain knowledge, then they can come up with a strategy. This strategy is going to be what brings them prosperity.
According to both Architect News and The American Institute of Architects (AIA), CEO and EVP Robert Ivy has been awarded the Nobel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. He was award the by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters also known as MIAL. Robert Ivy, FAIA is the Chief Executive Officer.
Usually artistes and patrons such as those creating, performing, and supporting arts with outstanding and worthy of special honor are awarded the Polk Award. Robert Ivy is the first architect who has received the Polk Award. Ivy now joins the Mississippians to be honored this year. Previous years awards were given to honorees which includes actor Morgan Freeman (2007), singer Leontyne Price (2000), writer Shelby Foote (2004) and writer Eudora Welty and the late writer Walter Anderson.
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AIA President Carl Elefante, FAIA congratulates Ivy proudly by saying, “This award comes as a crowning personal and professional achievement for him as a native of Mississippi. On behalf of the AIA, I am truly delighted to congratulate him on this unique honor.” He continues by saying, “As the CEO of AIA since 2011, and as an author, editor and practicing architect, Robert Ivy is a worthy ambassador for our profession,” end quote.
The national architecture fraternity Alpha Rho Chi had previously honored Ivy for his effectiveness in communicating the importance of design. Out of 100 years Mr. Ivy is one of seven to receive the honors in the fraternity’s history. He is the only one selected during this 21st century. The University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture has also awarded Ivy for the Deans Medal.
Ivy received his Masters of Architecture from Tulane University. He also, holds a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in English from Sewanee aka The University of the South. Fay Jones: Architect, Ivy’s authoritative biography was published in 2001. It is now on its third edition. He became Vice President and Editorial Director of McGraw-Hill Construction Media and in 1996 He became the Editor in Chief of Architectural Records. On June 2 Robert Ivy will officially receive the Lifetime Achievement Awards.
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AvaTrade is a famous Forex brokerage company. Most dealers prefer this firm due to its spectacular trading facilities and resources. AvaTrade was obtained from a Forex brokerage firm known as AvaFX trade.
AvaTrade is Forex brokerage firm that is based in Irish. It has its headquarters situated in Dublin. However, they have established offices in Tokyo, Paris, Sydney, and Milan. AvaTrade is a registered firm that works under the regulations of the Central Bank of Irish. The brokerage firm is also regulated by the local financial institution and Financial brokers laws. The brokerage firm has been online since 2006, and the relevant institutions govern its operations
According to AvaTrade customer reviews, the brokerage firm has set aside a team of professionals that deal with issues that relate to their clients. You can reach them on their phone which works 24/7. Phone operators are professional to handle consumer issues. You don’t have to worry about the language since they accommodate English, Turkish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Dutch, Portuguese, and Italian. Apart from that, you can reach them from their live chat page for inquiries.
According to AvaTrade Reviews, the company has been able to acquire many Forex dealers due to the trading facilities they have. They include fundamental and technical analysis and a channel that displays the new advancements in the Forex for accurate projections. They also offer the options to scalp and hedge. Due to these reasons, Forex dealers have discovered that AvaTrade is the ideal broker. As a result, more dealers have started to shift in.
For you to be relevant in the Forex brokerage industry, you have to provide your dealers with the necessary tools for trading. AvaTrade has many trading software which makes their services reliable. For instance, they have developed their software known as AvaTrader which is simple to use for both beginners and expert clients. Other trading tools include MacTrading option, MetaTrader 4, Web trading option with a browser extension, Mobile version of the website for mobile users, and Mobile apps for iOS and Android tablet and smartphone users.
Shaquille O’Neil was the center of the crowd’s attention. Fans were jumping up and down, and echoes were coming up from the crowd as a chant ensued. “Shaq!, Shaq!, Shaq!, Shaq!”. But Shaquille O’Neil wasn’t about to go for a big dunk on the backboards. Shaq was walking up onto a stage in the center of New Jersey to address a crowd for a reason other than basketball. Shaq was there to talk about a new housing project. One Rector Street — or Shaq Towers — is the latest joint development project between the NBA superstar and the development company Boraie Development.
The $90 million high-rise is the first high-rise in Newark in an astonishing 50 years. Of course, this kind of development isn’t new to Boraei Development. The family-owned company has been making investments and construction plays in urban areas that are worn down or largely forgotten.
Newark has been on a developmental decline for a while now. Shaq, on stage, recalled an interaction between himself and his mother in his younger years. Laughing, he told of how she talked about how beautiful the city used to be and then elbowed him as if she was telling him to fix it. Shaq is holding true to that silent promise. Sam Boraie and Shaq already have plans for another $150 million high-rise that’s 35-stories and contains over 350 apartments.
According to patch, for now, the citizens of Newark will have to settle for the new Shaq towers; the towers promise to be luxury at an affordable rate. Boraie has been working to develop the worn down areas of Newark for a while now. Shaq towers saw Goldman Sachs fund the project and Boraie Development oversee all other aspects. The company has a penchant for being able to conduct contractors in a way that sees them meet deadlines and produce quality work. Shaquille O’Neil himself called the company “The Kobe Bryant of development”, which is probably the best compliment that you can be given by Shaq.
Newark is looking like it’s getting a fresh coat of paint with the help of Shaq and Boraie. Boraie has plans for the rest of Newark as they are in talks about luxury condos, casinos, and other establishments in the city. Hopefully, Boraie will continue to develop the worn down city. After all, Newark did used to be one of the most beautiful cities in America. As far as Shaq Towers go, residents should be able to apply for a leasing opportunity come September. You can visit crunchbase.com for more info.
Human Beings dominate the earth probably because of their ability to think and device ways to improve their lives and make themselves more comfortable. This is what drives Dr. Saad Saad, an alumnus of Cairo University, Egypt where he emerged second in his class and graduated with masters in surgery. Dr. Saad has since then relocated to The United States where until his retirement doubled up as the Chief Surgeon at Hovnanian Children Hospital.
As a pediatric surgeon, Dr. Saad often encountered some difficulties during surgical procedures, one of them being during endoscopy. This usually involves the doctor inserting a device with lenses into the body to allow him or her a visual on the patient’s insides. The endoscope has a torch and a camera that will enable it to transmit images to a screen on the outside which the doctor analyses. Fluids inside the body, however, come into contact with the endoscope blocking the lenses so that no image can be transmitted. In this case, the doctor is faced with a grueling task of having to remove the endoscope from the body, wipe the lenses clean and insert it back into the body. This not only makes the procedure time consuming but also tedious on the doctor and patient. But not anymore, thanks to Dr. Saad
Through his invention, he has integrated a suction device in the endoscope. This way the doctor can suck out the fluids blocking the lenses and maintain visual through the endoscope. Endoscopy with the advanced endoscope has proven easier and more accurate as the endoscope is only taken out while the procedure is done, therefore saving time and energy
His other invention is an intervention for locating catheters through electromagnetic location identification device. In simple terms, imagine looking for something metallic inside your body without cutting yourself up. It would require a special procedure like an x-ray. But airports don’t do that; they simply use metal detectors. Dr. Saad has transferred that to the hospital by designing a device which uses magnetic energy to locate catheters into the body. This invention reduces the patient’s exposure to x-rays which have proven cancerous when used severally.
Dr. Saad’s colleagues can testify to the efficiency of his invention and confess to having used them on several such procedures. With enough funding, these inventions are a milestone in surgical engineering. Perhaps the long-awaited interventions in that field.
With 42 years of experience in the medical field, Dr. Saad has found a way to make his practice better for himself, his patients and fellow practitioners through two most important inventions. He believes so much in community service and helping people, and he hopes that his inventions be funded and utilized in an effort to make life better and easier. Learn more: https://medium.com/@dr1saadsaad
Aloha Construction, founded in 2008 with the mission of offering the best roofing services at best prices, has grown to two offices and a partner company. It was honored to be among the companies that were recognized and received the 2017 Torch Awards given by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) that serves Chicago and northern Illinois. The award serves the purpose of identifying companies that are consistent in providing quality and honest services. The fifteen judges who made the panel for BBB chose Aloha for various reasons.
The first reason is that Aloha puts its customers first. According to Aloha, a company cannot exist without having customers. With this, they had a goal of 20,000 roofing jobs provision in the State of Illinois. Though this doesn’t come easy, they still managed to provide the jobs and were recognized by BBB for that. Aloha Construction also offers free roof inspections for its customers every year. This is to enable customers to know of damages they didn’t know of and also ensure that their insurances cover the repairs before the end of the timeframe. Another thoughtful step Aloha Construction took is partnering with Synchrony Financials thus streamlining the customers’ payment process. Lastly, they offer a 10-years warranty to its customers offering them a peace of mind and an assurance of free repairs.
The second reason that led the company to be recognized by BBB is its dedication and appreciation for its employees. This is evidenced by the fact that Aloha selects the best-performing employees and sends them to an all-expense paid resort with their families at Maui, Hawaii for a week. Aloha Construction also offers its employees a thorough training and best salaries to keep them motivated and productive. Also, it offers long-lasting job positions to enable employee stability.
The last reason that contributed to Aloha being recognized is its ability to put its community first. This has been achieved by the sponsorships they have offered various teams to support their dreams, offering Bloomington Thunder hockey game tickets to Bloomington Boys and Girls Club and giving Chicago Bulls VIP tickets to a child with heart disease and his friends.
Being able to put the customers, employees and community first made Aloha Construction be recognized by the BBB and be awarded the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in 2017
The term feminist was never appealing to Whitney Wolfe Herd. This started to change after the way her involvement with Tinder ended. Once she filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the dating app company the word feminist took on a new meaning. Whitney Wolf Herd is woman who will not allow her voice to be silenced by men. She wants to be successful based on her unique qualifications and talents. Once she left Tinder she decided it was time for women to be in control in the world of online dating.
This is when Bumble entered the picture. The app was designed for both men and women to be able to indicate they are interested. The difference is only women can start a conversation. This virtually eliminated the nude photographs and sleazy lines that make it so hard for a woman to participate in online dating. Not everyone believed Whitney Wolfe was going about things the right way but her success proved otherwise. She chose an executive team of mostly females for Bumble. She is concerned about women being safe, secure and enjoying their online dating experience. Her beliefs were obviously correct because Bumble is now valued at well over $1 billion.
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Whitney Wolfe planned a launch party for Bumble that was a delightful success. She has completely changed the dynamics of online dating. Her decision to provide women with the first move resulted in 22 million registered users. The yearly growth of the company has exceeded seventy percent. Bumble became so successful the Match Group offered $450 million for the company but Whitney Wolfe Herd turned them down. The Match Company made another attempt at an increased figure of $1 billion. She owns twenty percent of Bumble making her a centi-millionaire.
The monthly subscription for Bumble is $9.99. This is paid monthly by over ten percent of Bumble users. Whitney Wolfe Herd chose Austin for the Bumble headquarters. Her initial success began because she liked the scenario of having a mans phone number without him having hers. This is what gave her the idea of only allowing the woman to send the first message on the dating app. The idea was brilliant because it directly related to the target market. The next big decision Whitney Wolfe Herd had to make was the name of the app. She liked Bumble because she though the idea of hives and bees would work well for branding. Bumble went live at the end of 2014. More than 100,000 downloads resulted during the first month. Women were more than ready for the Bumble app.