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    Women Equal Pay Essay

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    as years of education increase for both men and women. However, while more education is a useful tool for increasing earnings, it is not effective against the gender pay gap.” Miller argues that despite the climb in female education, women’s median earnings are less than men's at every level of academic achievement. It is up to the individuals in power and large companies to chip away at the wage gap. Not only is the wage gap ever present in the US, but it also affects the economy on a global scale. Kim Elsesser wrote , in her Forbes article, Two Solutions For The Gender Pay Gap That Can Be Implemented Today, “The World Economic Forum released data today indicating it will take 118 years until the global pay gap between men and women is closed.” The World Economic Forum is a non-for-profit organization based in Switzerland whose goal is to work with world leaders to shape global and regional agendas. The core belief of the WEF is to focus on maintaining moral and intellectual integrity. The leaders of the WEF view the wage gap as an unethical disservice to the workplace. However, there is only so much that they can do as far as regulation. It is up to the large powers in a corporation to care enough to implement pay transparency. Pay transparency allows for women to see the amount that their male colleagues are making and furthermore identify a difference, allowing the gap to not go unnoticed. With easy solutions seemingly everywhere, why is it that progress is still…

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    Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are running a program that is convincing 400 of the wealthiest Americans to supply some of their wealth to various charities and causes. The money isn't necessarily as important as “asking wealthy families to have important conversations about their wealth and how it will be used,”(Source 6) explains Buffet. Everyone must contribute to society in a beneficial way, rich or poor. The rich have money to spend, and the poor know how to spend what little money they have.…

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    Commitments are new, specific, and measurable initiatives that address challenges on campuses, in local communities, or around the world. This section allows you to provide background information on your commitment, including topic area and geographic region of focus. If you have not yet read our application tips, we recommend doing so before completing the next two sections. Commitment name: ‘Live to Empower’ Commitment focus area: Poverty Alleviation Select primary and secondary…

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    gender, 87% free and reduced lunch, diverse, World History classroom. The online capabilities used in this classroom, as well as the entire school are, iPad usage, class websites through weebly.com, a blog model, PDFs, and writing apps. I chose to analyze this discussion because of the technology being used and the way the teacher implemented and applied online discussion through a blogging format to meet the World History standards. This type of online discussion has intrigued me since the…

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    Through experiencing a larger scale of industrialization, and modernization, Zambia believed that they would undergo growth as a teleological process. Anti-globalization movement - The anti-globalization movement is a social movement which is critical of corporate capitalism. This is not one single movement, per se, but more of a movement of movements. Protesters criticize globalism on many fronts (anti-capitalism, anti-plutocracy, anti-corporate, etc), however the commonality is that they all…

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    The periods in which these were made differ by more than one thousand years. Trajan's forum was completed in Rome around 113 AD, and Delacroix painted Liberty Leading the people in Paris around 1830. During these time periods, the Romans were celebrating a victory in the Dacian Wars that was fought with their power. On the other hand, the french were amidst revolution against their power, King Charles X. King Charles X was a ruler who oppressed his people by publications restrictive ordinances…

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    did not observe any clear "do's and don’ts" for being a foodie in this community. As for being an important do, as long as drinks and food were in relation to the comment or post then there were not major "don’ts". As an outside researcher, I view this community as being a very social, open minded and outspoken community. I view them as being an early thirties and older community because most people in their 20s like me never knew about this online community. They seemed to be very open to…

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    After reading Brandon Jones’, “Rhetorical Criticism of a Online Discourse,” I came to the realization that online discourse communities are very similar to real life discourse communities. With this in mind, I would argue that when using the internet, people should be treated with the same respect that they are receive in real life. Often times this is not the, as evidenced by Jon Ronson’s article, “How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life,” which tells the story of how even a senior…

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    These memes contain two perspectives one which is frame level and slot level. They differentiate in the aspect that one adds items to a phrasal template and the other one to a template slot. The first type of meme the im in ur meme came from the online gaming discourse. The overload meme is used as a mock deference that uses humor and irony in it. The imma let you finish meme it came from a pop culture reference in which an artist abruptly interrupted a speech at an award show. Second…

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    The Roman Forum

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    The Roman Forum was a great center of commerce, an architectural wonder, and most importantly a governmental supercenter. The Roman Forum was an architectural wonder due to its massive size. The Forum was made up of many buildings, including; The Curia (a senate building), The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, The Temple of Saturn, and more. The Roman Forum was also very architecturally significant because it created the style that we use today for our state capitols. This proves that the…

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