The idea that a person can be a political prisoner, jailed for his beliefs about government, politics, or politicians, is ancient but happily fading.
WILLIAM LIVINGSTON (1723-1790), American political leader, was born at Albany, New York, probably on the 30th of November 1723.
Civility is the second casualty of political debate.
I do not say this to advance any political doctrine.
As education rises, a thousand other things rise with it: income, health, political engagement, and an overall concern for world affairs.
Count Rostopchin alone kept the conversation going, now relating the latest town news, and now the latest political gossip.
They went out and walked about till dinnertime, talking of the political news and common acquaintances like people who do not know each other intimately.
He continued the agitation with the object of attaining both the political and commercial independence of Hungary.
He served in the New York legislature (1759-1760), but his political influence was long exerted chiefly through pamphlets and newspaper articles.
Thanks to the burgeoning of technology and social media, public opinion is the most powerful political force in the world today.
In the past, political alliances were sealed by marriages among monarchs or nobles.
All historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct result of greater or less success in war the political strength of states and nations increases or decreases.
The historical figures at the head of armies, who formerly reflected the movement of the masses by ordering wars, campaigns, and battles, now reflected the restless movement by political and diplomatic combinations, laws, and treaties.
Unlike the regular military, the political elite's security private forces were made up of children from the upper class to prevent the elite class from becoming polluted by the poor.
She was free of service to Tim, of the fourteen-hour days and political games.
By his exposition of the political history of the kingdom, based on a study of its laws and institutions and of the legal conflicts between the state and the court of Rome, Pietro Giannone was the initiator of what has been since known as civil history.
In 74, by a lavish use of bribes, Verres secured the city praetorship, and, as a creature of Sulla, abused his authority to further the political ends of his party.
Kossuth continued the agitation by reporting in letter form the debates of the county assemblies, to which he thereby gave a political importance which they had not had when each was ignorant of the proceedings of the others.
A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."
Soon afterwards he entered political life.
Blaine, the bitterest political enemy of Senator Roscoe Conkling the leader of the New York "stalwarts."
Robertson, another political enemy of Conkling's, to the desirable post of Collector of the Port of New York, and thereby destroyed all prospects of party harmony.
The church, but also their refusal to re-establish that "centre of political unity," the Holy Roman Empire.
On all disputed points, whether commercial, religious or political, his advice was invariably sought by the foreign ministers and the Chinese alike.
In 1849 she writes from Berri to a political friend: " You thought that I was drinking blood from the skulls of aristocrats.
During these two or three years of incessant political intrigue and warfare it was not to be expected that the Lateran council should accomplish much.
His brother, Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792), was a prominent merchant and a Whig political leader in New York.
Interestingly, political cartoons of the era, both for and against FDR, showed him unaffected by the disease.
Both of these have political implications, and so it is with some hesitation I bring them up.
Given so many different nutritional theories and viewpoints, most people base their own nutritional philosophies on a combination of two factors: personal experience and social/political worldview.
Having covered the financial and political factors, let's look at thirteen ways communication and information will help bring about war's demise.