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Cost of living

Index Cost of living

Cost of living is the cost of maintaining a certain standard of living. [1]

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A More Perfect Constitution

A More Perfect Constitution is a book published by American political scientist at the University of Virginia, Larry J. Sabato, in which he proposes a constitutional convention to substantially overhaul the United States Constitution.

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ACCRA Cost of Living Index

The Cost of Living Index (COLI), formerly the ACCRA Cost of Living Index is a measure of living cost differences among urban areas in the United States compiled by the Council for Community and Economic Research.

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AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps is a voluntary civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, corporations, and other donors engaging adults in public service work with a goal of "helping others and meeting critical needs in the community." Members commit to full-time or part-time positions offered by a network of nonprofit community organizations and public agencies, to fulfill assignments in the fields of education, public safety, health care, and environmental protection.

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An Essay on the Principle of Population

The book An Essay on the Principle of Population was first published anonymously in 1798, but the author was soon identified as Thomas Robert Malthus.

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ANCAP (commodity standard)

ANCAP is an alternative currency system that uses ammonium nitrate, copper, aluminum and plywood as the units of exchange.

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Andrew Mellon

Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855 – August 26, 1937), sometimes A.W., was an American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

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ANSES

ANSES (Administración Nacional de la Seguridad Social; National Social Security Administration) is a decentralized Argentine Government social insurance agency managed under the aegis of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Avi Gabbay

Avraham "Avi" Gabbay (אַבְרָהָם "אָבִי" גַּבַּאי, born 22 February 1967) is an Israeli politician and the current leader of the Israeli Labor Party.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Ben Cunningham (activist)

Ben Cunningham (born 1947 in Sheffield, Alabama) is a Gallatin, Tennessee real estate investor and founder and spokesman of the grassroots political group Tennessee Tax Revolt, Inc..

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Benjamin Franklin Fairless

Benjamin Franklin Fairless (May 3, 1890 — January 1, 1962) was an American steel company executive.

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Bill Keating (politician)

William Richard Keating (born September 6, 1952) is an American politician who has served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts since 2011.

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Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 is a federal statute concerning spending and the budget in the United States, that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 26, 2013.

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Blaine County, Idaho

Blaine County is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho.

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Blantyre

Blantyre is Malawi's centre of finance and commerce, and its second largest city, with an estimated 1,068,681 inhabitants.

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Board of Commerce case

Re Board of Commerce Act 1919 and the Combines and Fair Prices Act 1919, commonly known as the Board of Commerce case, is a Canadian constitutional decision of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in which the "emergency doctrine" under the federal power of peace, order and good government was first created.

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Bollinger County, Missouri

Bollinger County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Brad Roae

Bradley T. "Brad" Roae (born April 6, 1967) is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 6th legislative district, which consists of parts of Crawford County.

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Brentwood, Tennessee

Brentwood is a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, located in Williamson County.

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Brighton, Boston

Brighton is a dissolved municipality and current neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and is located in the northwestern corner of the city.

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Bronnitsy

Bronnitsy (Бро́нницы) is a town in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located southeast of central Moscow and west of the Bronnitsy station on the Moscow–Ryazan railroad.

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Bryan Pedersen

Bryan K. Pedersen (born January 27, 1975) is a financial consultant with RBC Wealth Management in the capital city of Cheyenne, Wyoming, who is a Republican member of the Wyoming House of Representatives.

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Capital, Volume I

Capital.

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Caracas

Caracas, officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and centre of the Greater Caracas Area, and the largest city of Venezuela.

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Carl Paladino

Carl Pasquale Paladino (born August 24, 1946) is an American businessman and political activist.

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Chee Soon Juan

Chee Soon Juan (born 20 July 1962) is a Singaporean politician and currently the leader of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP).

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Cincinnati

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Claude Lajeunesse

Claude Lajeunesse (born 1941) is a Canadian who is the president and chief executive officer of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, appointed to that post on Nov.

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Col (disambiguation)

COL, CoL or col may refer to.

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Cola (disambiguation)

Cola is a type of soft drink.

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College town

A college town or university town is a community (often a separate town or city, but in some cases a town/city neighborhood or a district) that is dominated by its university population.

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Commuter town

A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.

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Confédération générale du travail du Burkina

Confédération générale du travail du Burkina ('General Confederation of Labour of Burkina', abbreviated CGT-B) is a revolutionary national trade union centre in Burkina Faso.

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Confederation of Public Sector Unions (Fiji)

The Confederation of Public Sector Unions was founded by trade unions operating in the Fiji public service during the early 1980s when they needed to approach their common employer, the Fiji Public Service Commission, on common industrial relations matters.

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Consumer price index

A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of of and purchased by households.

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Cookeville, Tennessee

Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States.

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Cost of living (disambiguation)

Cost of living is an economic concept.

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Cost of raising a child

The cost of raising a child varies from country to country.

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Cost-of-living index

A cost-of-living index is a theoretical price index that measures relative cost of living over time or regions.

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Costa–Hawkins Rental Housing Act

The Costa–Hawkins Rental Housing Act ("Costa–Hawkins") is a California state law, enacted in 1995, which places limits on municipal rent control ordinances.

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Culture of Melbourne

The Culture of Melbourne (the capital city of Victoria, Australia) reflects its diverse, multi-layered culture and society, and the city has gained a reputation as the "cultural and sporting capital" of Australia.

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Dearness allowance

The Dearness Allowance (DA) is a cost of living adjustment allowance paid to Government employees, Public sector employees (PSE)and pensioners in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan Dearness Allowance is calculated as a percentage of an Indian citizen's basic salary to mitigate the impact of inflation on people.

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Defense Base Act

The Defense Base Act (DBA) (ch. 357 of the 77th United States Congress,, enacted August 16, 1941, codified at) is an extension of the federal workers' compensation program that covers longshoremen and harbor workers, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

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Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa.

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Dutch European Constitution referendum, 2005

A consultative referendum on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe was held in the Netherlands on 1 June 2005 to decide whether the government should ratify the proposed Constitution of the European Union.

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Eardex.com

Eardex.com (short for Earth Index) is a free website to find, share and compare information on cost of living worldwide.

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Easthampton, Massachusetts

Easthampton is a city in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States.

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ECA International

ECA International provides data on cost of living, salary, accommodation, tax, labour law, benefits and quality of life for international assignees in about 400 locations worldwide.

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Economic history of Portugal

The economic history of Portugal covers the development of the economy throughout the course of Portuguese history.

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Economy of Queensland

The economy of Queensland was one of the fastest growing economies within Australia, with growth outstripping that of the wider Australian economy in every financial year between 1995–96 and 2007–08.

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Economy of Swansea

The City and County of Swansea is an urban centre with a largely rural hinterland in Gower; the city has been described as the regional centre for South West Wales.

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Economy of Sydney

The economy of Sydney is notable for its importance in the areas of trading, manufacturing, finance and distribution in Australia.

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Economy of Texas

The economy of Texas is the second largest in the United States.

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Economy of Wales

The economy of Wales is closely linked with the rest of the United Kingdom and the wider European Economic Area.

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Eduardo Duhalde

Eduardo Alberto Duhalde (born October 5, 1941) is an Argentine politician who served as President of Argentina from 2002 to 2003.

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Education in China

Education in China is a state-run system of public education run by the Ministry of Education.

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Education in Florida

The Florida education system consists of public and private schools in Florida, including the State University System of Florida (SUSF), the Florida College System (FCS), the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF) and other private institutions, and also secondary and primary schools.

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EFTS

EFTS is an acronym for Equivalent Full Time Student.

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Emergency Price Control Act of 1942

The Emergency Price Control Act of 1942 is a United States statute imposing an economic intervention as restrictive measures to control inflationary spiraling and pricing elasticity of goods and services while providing economic efficiency to support the United States national defense and security.

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Employees' Trust Fund

The Employees' Trust Fund (ETF), a social security programme, was established on 1 March 1981 under the Act No.46 of 1980 by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to promote (i).employee ownership, employee welfare and economic democracy through participation in financing and investment (ii).employee participation in management through the acquisition of equity interest in enterprises and to provide for non-contributory benefits to employees upon retirement.

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Expatriate

An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than their native country.

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Family preservation

Family preservation was the movement to help keep children at home with their families rather than in foster homes or institutions.

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Federal Reserve Police

The U.S. Federal Reserve Police is the law enforcement unit of the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States.

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Five-Year Plans of India

From 1947 to 2017, the Indian economy was premised on the concept of planning.

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Food prices

Food prices refer to the (averaged) price level for food in particular countries or regions or on a global scale.

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Fort Bend County, Texas

Fort Bend County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas.

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Foster Township, McKean County, Pennsylvania

Foster Township is a township in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Frank Chopp

Frank Chopp (born May 13, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 43rd district since 1995.

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Frank Fitzsimmons

Frank Edward Fitzsimmons (August 7, 1908 – May 6, 1981) was an American labor leader.

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Frank McKetta

Frank McKetta (1917–2006) was an American law enforcement officer from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, best known for his efforts in fighting police corruption.

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Gaborone

Gaborone (English) is the capital and largest city of Botswana with a population of 231,626 based on the 2011 census, about 10% of the total population of Botswana.

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Gerald Long

Gerald Long (born July 9, 1944), is a rare Republican member of the traditionally Democratic Long political dynasty in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Gillette Syndrome

Gillette Syndrome is the social disruption that can occur in a community due to rapid population growth.

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Government Transformation Programme (Malaysia)

The Government Transformation Programme (GTP) is an effort by Malaysia's Government to address seven key areas concerning the people of the country.

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Great Migration (African American)

The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970.

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Grocery retailing in Russia

Grocery retailing in Russia is going through a period of rapid transition from market trading and small stores to modern supermarkets.

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Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.

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Harlan County, USA

Harlan County, USA is a 1976 Oscar-winning documentary film covering the "Brookside Strike", an effort of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Duke Power Company-owned Eastover Coal Company's Brookside Mine and Prep Plant in Harlan County, southeast Kentucky in 1973.

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Hawaii

Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.

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High-deductible health plan

In the United States, a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) is a health insurance plan with lower premiums and higher deductibles than a traditional health plan.

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History of Arizona

The history of Arizona as recorded by Europeans began in 1539 with the first documented exploration of the area by Marcos de Niza, early work expanded the following year when Francisco Vásquez de Coronado entered the area as well.

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History of Honduras (1982–present)

The modern history of Honduras is replete with large-scale disappearances of left-leaning union members, students and others.

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History of Israel

Modern Israel is roughly located on the site of the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

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History of Social Security in the United States

A limited form of the Social Security program began as a measure to implement "social insurance" during the Great Depression of the 1930s, when poverty rates among senior citizens exceeded 50 percent.

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History of the United States (1964–80)

The history of the United States from 1964 through 1980 includes the climax and victory of the Civil Rights Movement; the escalation and ending of the Vietnam War; Second wave feminism; the drama of a generational revolt with its sexual freedoms and use of drugs; and the continuation of the Cold War, with its Space Race to put a man on the Moon.

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Houston

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.

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Index (economics)

In economics and finance, an index is a statistical measure of changes in a representative group of individual data points.

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Index of urban sociology articles

Urban sociology is the sociological study of social life and human interaction in metropolitan areas.

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Iranian subsidy reform plan

The Iranian targeted subsidy plan (طرح هدفمندسازی یارانه‌ها), also known as the subsidy reform plan, was passed by the Iranian Parliament on January 5, 2010.

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Islamabad

Islamabad (اسلام آباد) is the capital city of Pakistan located within the federal Islamabad Capital Territory.

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J. Paul Getty

Jean Paul Getty (December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976) was an American-British industrialist, and the patriarch of the Getty family.

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Jack Kemp

Jack French Kemp (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a professional gridiron football player.

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Japan Medical Association

The (also known as JMA or), is the largest professional association of licensed physicians in Japan.

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Japanese labour law

Japanese labour law is the system of labour law operating in Japan.

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Jason Chaffetz

Jason E. Chaffetz (born March 26, 1967) is an American commentator and politician who served as the U.S. Representative for, from 2009 until 2017.

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Joe Manchin

Joseph Manchin III (born August 24, 1947) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from West Virginia, a seat he has held since 2010.

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Joint Service Pay Readjustment Act

The Joint Service Pay Readjustment Act of 1922 (Public Law 67-235) is a law dealing with compensation for the United States armed services.

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Joni Ernst

Joni Kay Ernst (née Culver; July 1, 1970) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator for Iowa since 2015.

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Josephine Roche

Josephine Aspinwall Roche (December 2, 1886 – July 1976) was a Colorado humanitarian, industrialist, Progressive Era activist, and politician.

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Katherine Philips Edson

Katherine Philips Edson (January 12, 1870 – November 5, 1933) was an American reformer and social activist who had a key role in changing the labor conditions in California and across the nation.

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Kelly Ayotte

Kelly Ann Ayotte (born June 27, 1968) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the junior United States Senator from New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017.

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Labor policy in the Philippines

The Labor policy in the Philippines is specified mainly by the country’s Labor Code of the Philippines and through other labor laws.

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Léo Gauthier

Jeremiah Léoda Gauthier (December 29, 1904 – January 17, 1964) was a Canadian Member of Parliament from 1945 to 1958.

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LeadGenius

LeadGenius is a privately held software as a service, marketing automation, and demand generation startup located in Berkeley, California.

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Leave and Earnings Statement

A Leave and Earnings Statement, generally referred to as an LES, is a document given on a monthly basis to members of the United States military which documents their pay and leave status on a monthly basis.

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Lewiston, Maine

Lewiston (officially the City of Lewiston, Maine) is the second largest city in Maine and the most central city in Androscoggin County.

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Liberalism in the United States

Liberalism in the United States is a broad political philosophy centered on what many see as the unalienable rights of the individual.

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Library of Congress Classification:Class H -- Social sciences

Class H: Social Sciences is a classification used by the Library of Congress Classification system.

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List of acts of the 111th United States Congress

The acts of the 111th United States Congress include all laws enacted and treaties ratified by the 111th United States Congress, which lasted from January 3, 2009 to January 3, 2011.

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List of African countries by GDP (nominal)

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services from a nation in a given year.

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List of continents by GDP (nominal)

This article includes a list of continents of the world sorted by their gross domestic product (GDP), the market value of all final goods and services from a continent in a given year.

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List of countries by GDP (nominal)

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services from a nation in a given year.

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List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita

The world sorted by their gross domestic product per capita at nominal values.

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List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita

Three lists of countries below calculate gross domestic product (at purchasing power parity) per capita, i.e., the purchasing power parity (PPP) value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given year, divided by the average (or mid-year) population for the same year.

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List of highest paid Major League Baseball players

The highest-paid player in Major League Baseball (MLB) from the 2018 Major League Baseball season is Los Angeles Dodgers' pitcher Clayton Kershaw with an annual salary of $215,000,000 on a 7 year contract.

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List of most expensive cities for expatriate employees

These are lists of the world's most expensive cities for expatriate employees (not residents), according to the Mercer, ECA International and Xpatulator.com cost-of-living surveys.

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List of Non-Summit episodes (2017)

Non-Summit (Korean: 비정상회담) is a South Korean talk-variety show, part of JTBC's Monday night lineup.

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List of North American countries by GDP (nominal)

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services from a nation in a given year.

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List of Oceanian countries by GDP (nominal)

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the market value of all final goods and services from a nation in a given year.

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List of Washington initiatives to the people

This is a list of all initiatives to the people that have appeared before Washington voters from 1914 to 2009, listed by number, subject, and result.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.

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Living Wage Foundation

The Living Wage Foundation is an campaigning organisation in the United Kingdom which aims to persuade employers to pay a Living Wage, an independently-calculated recommended minimum wage to cover workers' basic needs.

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Low-cost country sourcing

Low-cost country sourcing (LCCS) is procurement strategy in which a company sources materials from countries with lower labour and production costs in order to cut operating expenses.

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Malik Sekou

Malik Sekou, Ph.D., (born January 8, 1964 in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) is an academic from the United States Virgin Islands.

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Mark Pryor

Mark Lunsford Pryor (born January 10, 1963) is an American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Arkansas from 2003 to 2015.

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Median income

Median income is the amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.

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Middle-class squeeze

The middle-class squeeze is the situation where increases in wages fail to keep up with inflation for middle-income earners leading to a relative decline in real wages, while at the same time, the phenomenon fails to have a similar effect on the top wage earners.

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Minimum wage in the United States

The minimum wage in the United States is set by US labor law and a range of state and local laws.

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Mixtec transnational migration

Mixtec transnational migration, mainly to the United States has continued for over three generations.

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Mollie Orshansky

Mollie Orshansky (January 9, 1915 – December 18, 2006) was an American economist and statistician who, in 1963–65, developed the Orshansky Poverty Thresholds, which are used in the United States as a measure of the income that a household must not exceed to be counted as poor.

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Music of New York City

The music of New York City is a diverse and important field in the world of music.

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Najib Razak

Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak (Jawi: حاج محمد نجيب بن تون حاج عبدالرازق; born 23 July 1953) is a Malaysian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2018.

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New Caledonian legislative election, 2009

Parliamentary elections were held in New Caledonia on 10 May 2009.

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New Great Migration

The New Great Migration is the demographic change from 1965 to the present, which is a reversal of the previous 35-year trend of black migration within the United States.

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New York metropolitan area

The New York metropolitan area, also referred to as the Tri-State Area, is the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass, at 4,495 mi2 (11,642 km2).

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Newly industrialized country

The category of newly industrialized country (NIC) is a socioeconomic classification applied to several countries around the world by political scientists and economists.

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Non-Summit

Non-Summit, also known as Abnormal Summit, is a South Korean television program on JTBC which first aired on July 7, 2014.

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Omak, Washington

Omak (Merriam (1997), p. 869) is a city located in the foothills of the Okanogan Highlands in north-central Washington, United States.

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Orania, Northern Cape

Orania is an Afrikaner town in South Africa located along the Orange River in the Karoo region of Northern Cape province.

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Owen Bieber

Owen Frederick Bieber (Sawyer, "In Troubled Detroit, the UAW to Follow 'a Guy You Can Trust'," Washington Post, November 22, 1982. born December 28, 1929)Maynard, "Owen Bieber: Rising Above Criticism," United Press International, November 12, 1982.

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Packers and Stockyards Act

The Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 (7 U.S.C. §§ 181-229b; P&S Act) was enacted following the release in 1919 of the Report of the Federal Trade Commission on the meatpacking industry.

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Pamplona

Pamplona (Pampelune) or Iruña (alternative spelling: Iruñea) is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.

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Pay bands

A pay band is sometimes used to define the range (band) of compensation given for certain roles.

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People's Agenda

People’s Agenda (วาระประชาชน) is a policy under the Democrat party to direct the national development to a new direction with the idea of “policy for the people by the people” which marks the idea that “People must come first”.

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Petre P. Carp

Petre P. Carp (also Petrache Carp, Francized Pierre Carp, Ioana Pârvulescu,, in România Literară, Nr. 25/2010 occasionally Comte Carpe; 28 Mircea Dumitriu,, in România Liberă, 22 September, 2007 or 29Călinescu, p.440 June 1837 – 19 June 1919) was a Moldavian, later Romanian statesman, political scientist and culture critic, one of the major representatives of Romanian liberal conservatism, and twice the country's Prime Minister (1900–1901, 1910–1912).

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Phase-out of lightweight plastic bags in Australia

The phase-out of lightweight plastic bags in Australia is being pursued at local and state/territory level rather than nationally, with plastic bag bans implemented or pending in all states and territories except New South Wales.

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Pigeon racing

Pigeon racing is the sport of releasing specially trained racing pigeons, which then return to their homes over a carefully measured distance.

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Postcodes in the United Kingdom

Postal codes used in the United Kingdom are known as postcodes (originally postal codes).

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Pre–election day events of the Singaporean general election, 2006

These are the events concerning the 2006 Singaporean general election which occurred before the polling day on 6 May 2006.

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Price index

A price index (plural: “price indices” or “price indexes”) is a normalized average (typically a weighted average) of price relatives for a given class of goods or services in a given region, during a given interval of time.

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Rate schedule (federal income tax)

A rate schedule is a chart that helps United States taxpayers determine their federal income tax for a particular year.

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Real wages

Real wages are wages adjusted for inflation, or, equivalently, wages in terms of the amount of goods and services that can be bought.

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Redmond, Oregon

Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States.

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Resort town

A resort town, often called a resort city or resort destination, is an urban area where tourism or vacationing is the primary component of the local culture and economy.

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Richie Farmer

Richard Dwight "Richie" Farmer (born August 25, 1969) is an American former collegiate basketball player and Republican Party politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky.

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Roaring Fork Valley

The Roaring Fork Valley is a geographical region in western Colorado in the United States.

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Rural poverty

Rural poverty refers to poverty found in rural areas, including factors of rural society, rural economy, and rural political systems that give rise to the poverty found there.

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S. 1963 (113th Congress)

The bill To repeal section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 is a bill that would repeal the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that makes changes to the cost of living allowance to military veterans.

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Sales taxes in Canada

In Canada, three types of sales taxes are levied.

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San Diego County, California

San Diego County is a county in the southwestern corner of the state of California, in the United States.

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San Jose, California

San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.

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Sanbetsu

() was a Japanese trade union centre between 1946 and 1958.

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Saxbe fix

The Saxbe fix, or salary rollback, is a mechanism by which the President of the United States, in appointing a current or former member of the United States Congress whose elected term has not yet expired, can avoid the restriction of the United States Constitution's Ineligibility Clause.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading.

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Seattle head tax

The Seattle head tax, officially the employee hours tax (EHT), was a proposed head tax to be levied on large employers in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Seth Low

Seth Low (January 18, 1850 – September 17, 1916) was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the United States, and as 92nd Mayor of New York City.

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Sikeston, Missouri

Sikeston is a city located both in southern Scott County and northern New Madrid County, in the state of Missouri.

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Skateboarding sponsorship

Skateboarding sponsorship is the commercial sponsorship of an individual or team of people who participate in skateboarding, competitions or public activities.

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Smallcanbebig.org

SmallCanBeBig.org, also referred to as Small Can Be Big and SmallCanBeBig, is a Massachusetts-based LLC whose principal goal is to connect donors directly with families on the verge of homelessness.

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Social exclusion

Social exclusion, or social marginalization, is the social disadvantage and relegation to the fringe of society.

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Social Market Foundation

The Social Market Foundation (SMF) is an independent British public policy think-tank based in Westminster, London.

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Social Security Administration

The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.

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Stelco Lake Erie Works

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Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a good collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations in 2015.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Tak Boleh Tahan

"Tak Boleh Tahan", colloquial Malay loosely translated as "I can't take it anymore", was a protest campaign launched by the Singapore Democratic Party over the escalating cost of living in Singapore.

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Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) is a public pension plan of the State of Texas.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (תֵּל אָבִיב,, تل أَبيب) is the second most populous city in Israel – after Jerusalem – and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area.

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Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act

The Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act is a bill that would suspend the United States debt ceiling until March 15, 2015.

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Texas's 14th congressional district

Texas's 14th district for the United States House of Representatives is a Congressional district that formerly covered the area south and southwest of the Greater Houston region, including Galveston, in the state of Texas.

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The Dominion (San Antonio)

The Dominion is a wealthy neighborhood and master-planned community in San Antonio, Texas.

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The Left (Slovenia)

The Left (Levica) is an eco-socialist political party in Slovenia.

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Thomas Robert Malthus

Thomas Robert Malthus (13 February 1766 – 23 December 1834) was an English cleric and scholar, influential in the fields of political economy and demography.

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Transportation Security Administration

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States.

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Trump tariffs

The Trump tariffs are a series of tariffs imposed during the presidency of Donald Trump.

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Tunis

Tunis (تونس) is the capital and the largest city of Tunisia.

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Tunisian Revolution

The Tunisian Revolution was an intensive campaign of civil resistance, including a series of street demonstrations taking place in Tunisia, and led to the ousting of longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011.

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U.S. Producer Price Index

The official measure of producer prices in the United States is called the Producer Price Index (PPI).

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Union of Australian Women

The Union of Australian Women (UAW) is a left-wing women's organisation concerned with local and international issues regarding women's rights, international peace and equality.

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United Kingdom general election, 1852

The 1852 United Kingdom general election was a watershed in the formation of the modern political parties of Britain.

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United States Chained Consumer Price Index

The United States Chained Consumer Price Index (C-CPI-U), also known as chain-weighted CPI or chain-linked CPI is a time series measure of price levels of consumer goods and services created by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as an alternative Consumer Price Index.

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United States Consumer Price Index

The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a set of consumer price indices calculated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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United States fiscal cliff

The United States fiscal cliff was a situation that took place in January 2013 when several previously-enacted laws came into effect simultaneously, increasing taxes and decreasing spending.

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University of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university in Norman, Oklahoma.

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Upper middle class

In sociology, the upper middle class is the social group constituted by higher status members of the middle class.

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Utica, New York

Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States.

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Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013

The Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013 is a bill that would increase the disability compensation rate for American veterans and their families.

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Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014

The Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014 is a bill that would, beginning on December 1, 2014, increase the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, and dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children.

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Walmart

Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.

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Walter Byers Scholarship

The Walter Byers Scholar (also known as Walter Byers Scholarship, and Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship) program is a scholarship program that recognizes the top male and female student-athlete in NCAA sports and that is awarded annually by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

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Western European colonialism and colonization

European colonialism and colonization was the policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country, occupying it with settlers, and exploiting it economically.

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William Clemens (public servant)

Sir William James Clemens, (27 March 1873 – 4 September 1941) was a senior Australian public servant, best known for his service to the Commonwealth Public Service Board.

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Williamson County, Tennessee

Williamson County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Wisconsin Idea

The Wisconsin Idea is the policy developed in the U.S. state of Wisconsin that fosters public universities' contributions to the state: "to the government in the forms of serving in office, offering advice about public policy, providing information and exercising technical skill, and to the citizens in the forms of doing research directed at solving problems that are important to the state and conducting outreach activities".

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Working family

Working family was a term used by Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia, and members of his leadership team, during the lead-up to the Australian federal election, 2007.

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Working time

Working time is the period of time that a person spends at paid labor.

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Zero-energy building

A zero-energy building, also known as a zero net energy (ZNE) building, net-zero energy building (NZEB), or net zero building, is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site, or in other definitions by renewable energy sources elsewhere.

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1931 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1931 in Australia.

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1952 steel strike

The 1952 steel strike was a strike by the United Steelworkers of America against U.S. Steel and nine other steelmakers.

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2006 Chicago Big Box Ordinance

On July 26, 2006 the Chicago City Council voted to approve an ordinance which for 7 weeks made Chicago the largest United States city that required big-box retailers to pay what the ordinance's sponsors characterized as a "living wage." Formally entitled "AMENDMENT OF TITLE 4 OF MUNICIPAL CODE OF CHICAGO BY CREATION OF NEW CHAPTER 404 ENTITLED "LARGE RETAILERS"", the ordinance was popularly known as the "Living Wage Ordinance" or "Big Box Ordinance." The ordinance defined "Large Retailers" as those with annual gross revenues of $1 billion or more or with stores of 90,000 square feet or more.

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2007 in hip hop music

This article summarizes the events, album releases, and album release dates in hip hop music for the year 2007.

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2009 Malagasy political crisis

The 2009 Malagasy political crisis began on 26 January 2009 with the political opposition movement led by Antananarivo mayor Andry Rajoelina, which sought to oust President Marc Ravalomanana from the presidency.

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2010–12 Algerian protests

The 2010–12 Algerian protests was a series of protests taking place throughout Algeria, lasting from 28 December 2010 to early 2012.

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2011 Israeli middle class protests

2011 Israeli middle class protests may refer to.

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2011 Israeli social justice protests

The 2011 Israeli social justice protests (מְחָאָת צֶדֶק חֶבְרָתִי), which are also referred to by various other names in the media, were a series of demonstrations in Israel beginning in July 2011 involving hundreds of thousands of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds opposing the continuing rise in the cost of living (particularly housing) and the deterioration of public services such as health and education.

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2011–15 Myanmar political reforms

The 2011–2015 Myanmar political reforms were a series of political, economic and administrative reforms in Myanmar undertaken by the military-backed government.

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2014 AFL draft

The 2014 AFL draft consists of the various periods where the 18 clubs in the Australian Football League (AFL) can trade and recruit players following the completion of the 2014 AFL season.

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2018 Australian federal budget

The 2018 Australian federal budget is the federal budget to fund government services and operations for the 2018–19 financial year.

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53rd Oklahoma Legislature

The Fifty-third Oklahoma Legislature was the meeting of the legislative branch of the government of Oklahoma, composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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