• Human factors for pilots – Extra – Human intervention motivation study (HIMS)
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    Human factors for pilots – Extra – Human intervention motivation study (HIMS)

    MAN: HIMS or the Human Intervention Motivation Study was spearheaded by the Air Line Pilots Association in the USA in the 1970s. It’s been highly successful in helping treating pilots for alcohol and drug abuse. And, since its inception, over 4,500 professional pilots have been successfully rehabilitated and returned to their careers. LAURIE SHAW: It’s not a recovery program in itself, it’s a monitoring program for the recovery. So, when a pilot is issued with special requirements by CASA to comply with evidence of stability, peer pilots, like myself, are able to help that pilot through that process to show that stability to the regulator to regain their medical certificate…

  • Introduction to Human Rights | Lesson 4: “The Historical Evolution of Human Rights”
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    Introduction to Human Rights | Lesson 4: “The Historical Evolution of Human Rights”

    In this lesson we will deal with the historical evolution of human rights. To sketch such evolution we may highlight several mileposts: The struggle to limit political power is as old as the history of humankind. But it would not be until the Low Middle Ages that limits to power would be expressed in binding commitments. Thus, in the 12th Century Spain, with the Magna Carta for the Kingdom of León (1188) and in the early 13th Century England, with the British Magna Carta (1215), the growing power of central kings was prevented from being arbitrarily used against their subjects, through the enshrinement of due process of law and home…

  • Episode 902 | Confederate Flag & Onate Legacies
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    Episode 902 | Confederate Flag & Onate Legacies

    >>THE NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT HAS BEEN ON SOUTH CAROLINA IN THE PAST WEEK. LAWMAKERS RECENTLY VOTED TO REMOVE THE CONFEDERATE FLAG FROM THE STATE CAPITOL AND OTHER STATES ARE LOOKING CLOSELY AT STATUTES, PLAQUES AND OTHER IMAGES THAT MEMORIALIZE CONFEDERATE LEADERS. FOR EXAMPLE IN NEIGHBORING TEXAS, THERE WAS A RENEWED EFFORT TO REMOVE A STATUE OF CONFEDERATE PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS CAMPUS IN AUSTIN. AND, DID YOU KNOW THERE IS A PLAQUE HERE IN OLD TOWN THAT MARKS THE SITE OF A CONFEDERATE BATTLE. LOCAL RESIDENTS WANT THAT REMOVED AS WELL. LET’S GET INTO THE LINE PANELISTS. I AM JOINED BY TOM GARRITY FROM THE GARRITY GROUP…

  • Confederate Anthem
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    Confederate Anthem

    Oh, i’m a good ole rebel, now that’s just what i am And for this Yankee nation, I do not give a damn I’m glad i fought against her, I’d only wished we won I aint ask any pardon for anything I’ve done I hate the Yankee nation and everything they do I hate the Declaration of Independence too I hate the glorious union, tis dripping with our blood I hate this stripped banner, I fit it all I could I rode with Robert E. Lee for three years, there about Got wounded in four places and I starved at Point Lookout I caught the rheumatism a camping in the…

  • Austin, Texas Tourism : Texas State Cemetery in Austin: Confederate Section
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    Austin, Texas Tourism : Texas State Cemetery in Austin: Confederate Section

    One section of the Texas State Cemetery in East Austin is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives in the Civil War. After the Civil War the Confederates men’s and women’s home was established in Austin to care for disabled and indigent veterans. When the state took over direction of the home in nineteen ninety-one they began burying the residents here as they passed away. It was deemed the most appropriate place for these decorated soldiers. The last confederate soldier died in nineteen fifty-four at the age of one hundred and eight. There are now more than eighteen hundred soldiers and three hundred and forty-nine of their…

  • The dual heritage of the Confederate battle flag – Laura Edwards, Duke University
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    The dual heritage of the Confederate battle flag – Laura Edwards, Duke University

    This is Duke University. It’s amazing that, within a few days, all of a sudden this symbol has– we’re taking it down when it was intractable for so long. You know it’s interesting, the whole question about the Confederate flag has always been framed in terms of heritage, right? We have two heritages here. There’s the heritage from the Civil War, but there’s also the heritage of white supremacy from the Civil Rights Movement and the Confederate flag did not become symbolic of the South until the Civil Rights Movement. That’s when you actually see southern states putting it up in capitols. That’s when you see the Confederate battle flag…

  • Southerners Argue To Abolish The Confederate Flag
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    Southerners Argue To Abolish The Confederate Flag

    – People are so passionate about the Confederate Flag because (sighs) – I’m from Owenboro, Kentucky. – I’m from Norfolk, Virginia. – I’m from Shreveport, Louisiana. – Charlotte, North Carolina. – Asheville, North Carolina. – Cleveland, Tennessee. – Miami, Florida. – Richmond, Virginia. – Where I’m from, it’s one of those things you saw around occasionally, but it wasn’t everywhere. – I use to have a Confederate Flag on my pillow because I had a Dukes of Hazzard pillow case. – One of my friends had like a rebel flag on his keychain. – If you saw a Confederate Flag, it was completely normal. – It would be in the…