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    been said that the European Union suffers from a democratic deficit. This notion derives from the fact that prior to 1979, none of the EU institutions had directly elected members and therefore there was no democratic accountability to the citizens of the EU. It is also regularly asserted that the legislative powers at EU level are confined and dominated by executive actors, namely the Council of Ministers and the ‘unelected bureaucrats’ in the European Commission. However, this view misunderstands how the EU decision making and legislative process now operates. The competences of the EU institutions have altered because of a series of Treaty revisions, and subsequently the political balance of power in the EU has changed. Legislative…

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    In this paper, I will reflect my experience of attending the Saint Paul City Council meeting. I will share on how awards and grants by Saint Paul City Councils approve projects, programs, and strategies to improve the capital in Saint Paul. In addition, I will go into details of the City of Saint Paul source of funding to provide awards and grants to proposals made by the City of Saint Paul residents. I then will discuss a proposal that was discussed by the proposer and the Saint Paul City…

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    Being somewhat naïve, I anticipated an immediate response that safety changes were necessary and quick action to implement some. Instead I realized that creating change is difficult and moves very slowly; especially if costs are involved. This was a great example of the checks and balances principle of government; the majority was not completely convinced change was necessary by a single minority voice. If a grass roots movement of many people was utilized instead, I believe the need for changes…

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    Just Equality’s image makes him seem conspicuous, therefore he is already to be feared. Second, while he is enrolled in school, Equality contrasts from the other humans because he asks questions and is absolutely brilliant. These qualities cause problems in his life. The teachers and other authorities dislike his behavior, so Equality tries to dull himself down and seem less noticeable. Despite just trying to be like everyone else, the readers know that Equality also is ambitious. Equality…

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    The more the story progresses, the worse it gets. In The Mortal Instruments, there has always been rule over the people by the council. This is how it always has been.“We shouldn’t,” protested Isabelle. “The Clave has a plan.”“The Clave has the collective intelligence of a pineapple,” said Jace. This quote shows that it is not unknown that the council is stupid. The characters, at least the main ones, know that the council is wrong. In a way, just like in Anthem, people only talk to their…

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    The Lisbon Treaty

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    The European Union has always been recognized as suffering from democratic deficit and the standard of the European Union has been a controversial issue since the early 1990s. Therefore, Lisbon Treaty was lately implemented in order to improve the Union’s democracy. However, it is arguable that whether the Lisbon Treaty is effective enough to tackle the problem of democracy, which will be discussed in the following. In this essay, I will first define what is ‘democratic deficit’ and show the…

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    decided that I wanted to interview someone from Freshman Class Council. This is when I reached out to the president, Darren Johnson Jr. to set up an interview. The reason I wanted to interview him and the Freshman Class Council in general was, that they do so much for the freshman class and that impressed me from the day I got on campus. Through my interview I found out a lot of information about what Freshman Class Council is and what they do. On September, 27 I got to sit down with Darren.…

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    barely heard my other colleagues usually I hear Derek on the phone yelling at a woman who talked about how the council had taken her son away from her yelling, “I’m going to put a stop to this.” It all didn’t really bother me the council was evil and they did take people and their lives, but that’s just how it is and I’ve learned to live with it so far. I heard my name being called…

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    Council Bluffs Case Study

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    If I, Paige Rodewald, were mayor of Council Bluffs I would make changes that would help Council Bluffs. I would do my best to make CB the best it can be. I would create a city, citizens would be proud to live in. The problems I would consider is are redesigning the mall of the bluffs, more sidewalks, and more communities activities. If I were mayor of CB, the first I would consider is to renovate the mall of the bluffs. Mall of the bluffs was once one of the most popular things in CB. If the…

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    when Equality and International 4-8818 discover an underground tunnel with train tracks. International tells him " 'It is forbidden '"(31) when he suggests going into the tunnel, but Equality insists " 'We shall go, nonetheless"(31). He knows they will be severely punished if the Council discovers their actions, but he does it anyway. He even knows that he is exploring an artifact form the Unmentionable Times and those " 'are damned who touch the things of the Unmentionable Times" '(33). He…

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