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  Dissent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dissent is a sentiment or philosophy of non-agreement or opposition to an idea (eg.
In some political systems, dissent may be formally expressed by way of opposition politics, while politically repressive regimes may prohibit any form of dissent, leading to suppression of dissent and the encouragement of social or political activism.
Individuals who do not conform or support the policies of certain states may be described as "dissidents" or in extreme cases, "enemies of the state".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dissent   (135 words)

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Dissent was founded in 1954 by the noted literary critic Irving Howe, whose objective was to salvage socialism from Stalin's legacy.
Dissent claims to speak on behalf of workers, those workers, as Brody himself admits, have shown increasing skepticism about collectivist solutions that have tied them to corrupt unions or led them to near economic disaster.
Dissent their intellectual home can be credited for blinking when faced with the horrors of communism as practiced in the real world, but what they cannot bring themselves to admit is the inherent flaws in the idea.
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 Catholic Culture : Document Library : How Dissent Became Institutionalized in the Church in America
Moreover, the dissenters were mostly left in place in the positions they occupied, and they were thus able to go on asserting with much credibility that their positions were legitimate; nor was there ever any effective denial of this by the official Church.
As a practical matter, open dissenters were largely left in place in their university faculties or institutes, and this was often true of other types of educational institutions as well.
Similarly, it was idle to attempt to require that dissent could only be expressed "with propriety," when the favored method of the dissenters was precisely to challenge the pope's teaching with maximum publicity, hopefully in or through the mass media.
www.catholicculture.org /docs/doc_view.cfm?recnum=1209   (3303 words)

 Decent, Descent or Dissent?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dissent as a verb means to disagree or to differ in opinion.
Dissent as a noun means an opposition or disagreement.
The father made a (decent, descent, dissent) attempt to talk his children into going to the zoo on the rainy day.
homepage.smc.edu /quizzes/cheney_joyce/decentdescentdissent.html   (263 words)

 JURIST - Cohn: The Patriotic Duty to Dissent
The foundation of a democracy is the right and duty to dissent against misconduct by governmental leaders.
Dissent, also unpopular in the early stages of the Vietnam War, was later voiced by a majority of Americans.
He went on to write (without irony), "[A]t times of crisis the most patriotic act of all is the unyielding defense of civil liberties, the right to dissent and equality before the law for all Americans." Read the article: http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20011008&s=foner Lastly, if protest would be considered treason in other countries, so be it.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /forum/forumnew50.php   (2875 words)

 Political dissent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Political dissent refers to any expression designed to convey dissatisfaction with or opposition to the policies of a governing body.
The protection of freedoms that facilitate peaceful dissent has become a hallmark of free and open societies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_dissent   (320 words)

 FindLaw - Planned Parenthood v. Casey, 942 F.2d 682 (3rd Cir. 1991)
The dissenters in Roe contended that abortion was not a fundamental right and thus judicial review of abortion regulations under the Due Process Clause should be no different from review of any social or economic legislation implicating a liberty interest.
He concluded both that the state had no legitimate interest in assuring that a particular individual parent participate in the child's abortion decision and that requiring the minor to notify both parents did not further the state's interest in seeing that a minor's abortion decision be informed.
The state's interest in ensuring that such a decision is both informed and well-considered is rationally related to the state's legitimate interest in the life and health of the mother as well as its interest in the potential life of the fetus.
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 Dissent!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
is a series of events designed to bring together scholars, community groups and arts organizations, and the general public for an exploration of the idea of dissent as personal experience, social action, and artistic inspiration.
We view dissent as a practice by which the minority challenges the power of the majority, but also as part of the process by which the majority recasts or reaffirms its fundamental beliefs.
Dissent is enshrined in our system of governance through the filibuster, embodied in the legal system by the dissenting opinion, lived out in our family lives through adolescent rebellion, and enmeshed in every aspect of our culture, sacred and profane, ancient and modern.
www.dissentlouisville.org   (879 words)

 Good sportsmanship, or dissent?
Looked at through the prism of sheer logic, is it equally dissent to walk when given not out, as it is to hang around when you patently know you are not out, but are dismissed anyway?
Virender Sehwag, in the second innings of the first Test, stood for a long disbelieving moment after being declared LBW off a clearly visible edge onto pad -- and was fined 60 per cent of his match fee.
Whether you are not, should always be judged by the umpire and everybody has to accept the decision whether right or wrong.
www.rediff.com /cricket/2004/oct/14deep.htm   (811 words)

 KELO V. NEW LONDON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is no statement of constitutional principle: Whatever the utility of irrigation districts or the merits of the Court’s view that another rule would be “impractical given the diverse and always evolving needs of society,” ante, at 8, the Constitution does not embody those policy preferences any more than it “enact[s] Mr.
When faced with a clash of constitutional principle and a line of unreasoned cases wholly divorced from the text, history, and structure of our founding document, we should not hesitate to resolve the tension in favor of the Constitution’s original meaning.
For the reasons I have given, and for the reasons given in Justice O’Connor’s dissent, the conflict of principle raised by this boundless use of the eminent domain power should be resolved in petitioners’ favor.
straylight.law.cornell.edu /supct/html/04-108.ZD1.html   (5050 words)

There has been dissent in virtually all of America's wars--including, albeit to a lesser degree, World War II.
The government and general public have reacted to this dissent in different ways, depending on the circumstances.
When my country moves away from that foundation, dissent is my highest patriotic duty.
www.commondreams.org /views01/1022-06.htm   (664 words)

 Wide Hive Records: dissent
dissent's self-titled debut marked the first release for Wide Hive Records and set the standard for high quality to follow.
Bleeding Together marked a departure for dissent, now embracing Electronica based sounds and world music in progressive song structure.
"Dissent is possibly the hottest outfit waiting to be discovered this side of the Atlantic...an organic fusion of soul, jazz and funk with an afro underbelly and a touch of folk produced by a genius, Gregory Howe, whose sympathies straddle all genres."
www.widehive.com /dissent.html   (441 words)

 Spencer Overton - Dissenting Statement on the Carter-Baker Report
Unfortunately, the Commission rejected my 597-word dissent and allowed me only 250 words (this limitation on dissent was first announced at our final meeting).
Future advisory commissions should consciously develop fair procedures to enhance the quality of their deliberations and the credibility of their recommendations.
Absent such a process, a commission's decisions are likely to be dismissed by skeptics as predetermined, politically motivated, or uninformed.
www.carterbakerdissent.com   (456 words)

 Dissent Magazine
We have to clear out some warehouse space and are having our first-ever May Day sale of back issues for you to use in your classroom or fill in your collection or that of your local library.
For more than five decades, Dissent has provided accessible and hard-hitting analysis of important issues and are ideal for classroom use.
In Marshall Berman’s new book, On the Town: One Hundred Years of Spectacle in Times Square, he examines his personal history with the iconic intersection and suggests a glimmer of hope can be found in the flashing neon of ‘The New Times Square’ (Dissent, Winter 2006).
www.dissentmagazine.org   (297 words)

 Daily Dissent
Gang, I'm sorry to announce this but after discussions with Dionysus, we've decided to pull the plug on Daily Dissent.
It was the lone protest among members of the government committee that eventually approved the deal without dissent.
The department's early objections were settled later in the government's review of the $6.8 billion deal after Dubai-owned DP World agreed to a series of security restrictions.
dissent.blogspot.com   (3321 words)

 Dissent a network of resistance - Against the G8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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There's also essential discussion of why the protests took place in the way they did and reflections on the lessons to be learned: what is the future of anti-summit mobilisations and where next for our movement of movements?
Copies can be ordered via the book's website www.shutthemdown.org (where the full text is also available online) and from a radical/independent bookshop near you soon!
www.dissent.org.uk   (521 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is a lot of talk these days about patriotism and dissent.
Telling people to "Shut up and get in line with the President" or "If you don't like it, move to France" is the antithesis of Democracy.
For a better understanding of Dissent and Patriotism, I leave you with these words from some of the greatest patriots in history:
thomasmc.com /dissent.htm   (607 words)

 :: Political Musings :: » Dissent?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The leftists in this country are fond of telling us that dissent is indeed patriotic and honorable.
By framing the discussion in this manner, they feel that it is therefore not necessary to defend what they are saying or doing because by the simple act they are being patriotic, you see.
Take a look at the pictures our patriotic dissenter is using to promote his film in Europe.
www.politicalmusings.net /archives/2004/07/09/dissent   (577 words)

 ROPER V. SIMMONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In urging approval of a constitution that gave life-tenured judges the power to nullify laws enacted by the people’s representatives, Alexander Hamilton assured the citizens of New York that there was little risk in this, since “[t]he judiciary … ha[s] neither FORCE nor WILL but merely judgment.” The Federalist No. 78, p.
Eighth Amendment, any more than the meaning of other provisions of our Constitution, should be determined by the subjective views of five Members of this Court and like-minded foreigners, I dissent.
She dissents here only because it does not.
supct.law.cornell.edu /supct/html/03-633.ZD1.html   (6218 words)

 Rehnquist's Dissent in Wallace v Jaffree (1985)
In other words, if the purpose prong requires an absence of any intent to aid sectarian institutions, whether or not expressed, few state laws in this area could pass the test, and we would be required to void some state aids to religion which we have already upheld.
It is not surprising in the light of this record that our most recent opinions have expressed doubt on the usefulness of the Lemon test.
The "crucible of litigation," ante, at 2487, has produced only consistent unpredictability, and today's effort is just a continuation of "the sisyphean task of trying to patch together the 'blurred, indistinct and variable barrier' described in Lemon v.
www.belcherfoundation.org /wallace_v_jaffree_dissent.htm   (6017 words)

 Dissent | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
September 14, 2003 6:30 AM Dissent Posters for our troubled times...
Even more dissent posters for our troubled times...
I'm sorry, but it is very important that your Dissentâ„¢ be of the correct brand.
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 Patrick Ruffini :: Dissent, Cont.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The President's willingness to take stands in the face of global opposition makes him the world's most prominent hero of dissent.
Patrick Ruffini: The President's willingness to take stands in the face of global opposition makes him the world's most prominent hero of dissent.
I thought dissent was good!He is concerned that the Democrats are still playing the "other countries disa...
www.patrickruffini.com /archives/2005/01/dissent_cont.php   (330 words)

 In These Times | When Warriors Dissent
If the dissent among the military is real, it should show up in the 2004 election results.
The US government is distributing the propaganda deck of cards (called the Weasel Deck - showing war dissenters like Barbra Streisand and Susan Sarandon) to the soldiers in Iraq.
I think everyone with a friend or relative in the military should send a set of anti war cards to every soldier to counter the lies.
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 Dissent - Music & Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is my imagining of the last moments of a dying man in one.
The title is a bad pun, it can be read as Dissent or Descent - The descent of a man into death and the dissent which perhaps lead the man there.
Its an acoustic song, and is sung very much in sync with the chords in it.
www.musicianforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=399844   (559 words)

 HAMDI V. RUMSFELD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Petitioner, a presumed American citizen, has been imprisoned without charge or hearing in the Norfolk and Charleston Naval Brigs for more than two years, on the allegation that he is an enemy combatant who bore arms against his country for the Taliban.
Whatever the general merits of the view that war silences law or modulates its voice, that view has no place in the interpretation and application of a Constitution designed precisely to confront war and, in a manner that accords with democratic principles, to accommodate it.
Because the Court has proceeded to meet the current emergency in a manner the Constitution does not envision, I respectfully dissent.
supct.law.cornell.edu /supct/html/03-6696.ZD.html   (6615 words)

 Primary Document on Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act on National Review Online
JUSTICE SCALIA, concurring with respect to BCRA Titles III and IV, dissenting with respect to BCRA Titles I and V, and concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part with respect to BCRA Title II.
, is not uttered in any majority opinion, and is not observed in the ones from which I dissent) frustrates the fundamental purpose of the First Amendment.
In any economy operated on even the most rudimentary principles of division of labor, effective public communication requires the speaker to make use of the services of others.
www.nationalreview.com /document/scalia200312111301.asp   (4451 words)

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