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 Popular Action (Peru) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Popular Action (Acción Popular) is a conservative liberal party in Peru.
In addition, whereas in the 1960s the AP was seen as a reformist party, by the 1980s as Peru's political spectrum had shifted substantially to the left the AP was positioned on the center-right.
At the last legislative elections, 8 April 2001, the party won 4.2 % of the popular vote and 3 out of 120 seats in the Congress of the Republic.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Popular_Action_Party   (274 words)

 Canadian Action Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian Action Party (CAP) is a Canadian federal political party founded in 1997.
The Canadian Action Party was founded by Paul Hellyer, a former Liberal minister of defence in the cabinet of Lester Pearson.
Hellyer ran unsuccessfully for the leadership of the Liberal Party in 1968, and for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party in 1976.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Action_Party   (336 words)

 Bibliography on Party Politics in Peru, 1950-62
Peruvian party literature does exist mainly because Peru is the home of the Apristas (373) and their leader Haya de la Torre, one of the rare original political theorists of Latin America.
Until the ascendancy of the Popular Action Party (379) in the late 1950's, parties were dealt with primarily in terms of their relations with the Apristas.
Party code 379 did yeoman duty in covering material about the small but persistent Communist Party, the Movement Democratic Prado, the small personalistic parties of the right, and most important of all--Action Popular--the party of Fernando Belaunde Terry, who secured the Presidency in 1963.
www.janda.org /icpp/ICPP1980/Book/PART3/37-PeruBib.htm   (1216 words)

 Canadian Action Party
The Canadian Action Party is a Canadian federal political party founded in 1997.
Hellyer ran unsuccessfully for the leadership of the Liberal Party in 1968, and for the leadership of the Progressive Conservatives in 1976.
Hellyer resigned as CAP leader in 2003 after the New Democratic Party failed to agree to a merger proposal.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/c/ca/canadian_action_party.html   (255 words)

 Articles - National Action Party (Mexico)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The National Action Party (Spanish: Partido Acción Nacional), known by the acronym PAN, is a conservative party and one of the three main political parties in Mexico.
The party is led by Manuel Espino Barrientos (2005).
The PAN officially claims to be a non-confessional party in a country that is 90% Catholic; however, while on the campaign trail in 2000, Vicente Fox appeared holding a banner emblazoned with the revered icon of the Virgin of Guadalupe – and was fined MXN $20,000 for mixing religion and politics.
www.worldhammock.com /articles/National_Action_Party_(Mexico)   (633 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: PEOPLE'S PARTY
The history of the People's party in Texas is of particular interest because the party benefited from a grass-roots communication structure developed by the largest state alliance organization in the country.
The party also proved inept in convincing the rank and file members to put aside their racial prejudices; when "faced [with] a choice between white supremacy and a Populist governor...they chose white supremacy." These election results also indicated a major vulnerability of third parties.
A third party must meet two challenges: it must convince the majority of voters that the reforms it is advocating are necessary, and it must convince them of the viability of the third-party challenge.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/wap1.html   (2635 words)

 IRI : Around The Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The polls are necessary and useful tool in assisting local political parties to identify community priorities and to provide objective, statistics-based information to construct or revise their local platforms and strategies.
The introduction of the 5% threshold in local elections and the emergence in late 2003 of the opposition alliance combined to streamline the political makeup of Romania.
Parties therefore will have to work hard to dispel the perception of unaccountability, unresponsiveness and entrenched corruption in order to become true vehicles for democratic governance, and gain the respect and concurrence of the governed.
www.iri.org /countries.asp?id=5773991841   (1028 words)

 PARTITO D’AZIONE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Action Party’s left wing was clearly aware of the stakes that were being played for in these weeks after his fall, and that the situation had not arisen through anti-Fascist action.
One party member wrote that, “The liquidation of Fascism cannot stop at the visible manifestations of the regime but must tackle, from this moment onwards, its economic and structural routes” However, this was a minority opinion in a minority party.
The hopes of the Action Party outlined in January 1943 were widely deemed to be have been unrealistic, and when the war ended, the ‘GL’ bands were dissolved.
www.art.man.ac.uk /HISTORY/undergraduate/hi3770/action_party.htm   (908 words)

 Constitution Action Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1852 the Whig Party, the party of Daniel Webster and Henry Clay, suffered a devastating defeat in national elections.
The Democratic Party has allowed itself to be captured by minorities (fl Americans permanently oriented to Washington, gays demanding legitimacy for their lifestyle, radical feminists disdainful of the family) who would never give the Party a national majority even if they could stop squabbling among themselves.
The Republican Party, given majority status in the middle of the 19th century by the clearsighted moral vision of Abraham Lincoln, is now too nearsighted to see the great moral issue facing politicians at the end of the 20th.
www2.ari.net /home/CAP/ynuparty.html   (1157 words)

 americas.org - Elections Hurt Ruling Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In an election in which voting was mandatory, 15 million people elected 50 presidents and vice presidents to newly established regional governments along with 229 members of regional councils and 1,800 mayors.
The party won 11 of the 25 regional presidencies.
The Popular Action Party (AP), We Are Peru, the Independent Moralization Front (FIM) and the New Left Movement Party (MNI) will each govern one region.
www.americas.org /item_10783   (368 words)

 Leader of Peruvian opposition sets sights on a higher target / g c i 275
The meeting is to celebrate the birthday -- February 22 -- of Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, the found of APRA (one of the oldest parties in Latin America), and its leader for 50 years.
President Fernando Belaunde Terry's popularity in opinion polls has dropped to half of what it was two years ago.
Aprista deputy Luis Alva, in charge of the party's economic program, says: "We're not going to accept co-government with AP but we don't want to bring the roof down on top of us all," referring to the perennial threat of a military coup.
www.gci275.com /news/globe10.shtml   (732 words)

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Depending on the size of your campaign and the number of parties planned, it may be possible to arrange for a campaign staff member, a senior volunteer, or a well-known supporter of your efforts to appear on behalf of your campaign.
If an outside speaker is not available, you, as the house party coordinator, are responsible for meeting with the hosts to answer their questions and prepare them to briefly present current information about the campaign and ask for donations.
If you decide to do a multiple party evening, you may take it a step further by contacting supportive local restaurants in your area and asking them to donate a portion of the proceeds from their business that night to the campaign.
www.qrd.org /qrd/orgs/NGLTF/ftr/action.kit/1993/fndevent.txt-09.93   (1344 words)

 Socialist Party USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are dedicated to the abolition of male supremacy and class society, and to the elimination of all forms of oppression, including those based on race, national origin, age, sexual preferences, and disabling conditions.
The Socialist Party is democratic, with its structure and practices visible and accessible to all members.
Solidarity within the party comes from the ability of those with divergent views on some issues to engage in a collective struggle towards social revolution.
www.sp-usa.org /about/principles.html   (1527 words)

 Action Figure Party - Blue Thumb Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Action Figure Party steps outside of the more traditional formats, blending Greg’s diverse background to create funky, grooving music that is decidedly unique and captivating.
With their first Blue Thumb release, Action Figure Party, the band shows just how well jazz and rock can hit it off by combining the intensity and energy of the latter with the improvisations and harmonic complexity of the former.
The Party also boasts trombonist Gabrial McNair (who plays keyboards for No Doubt), David Ralicke on trombone and sax (from Beck’s band), Buckcherry’s Yogi on guitar, and bassists Daniel Shulman (plays with Garbage), Fima Ephron (a Gil Scott-Heron associate), and Mike Elizondo (who has played with Dr. Dre and Eminem).
www.vervemusicgroup.com /bluethumb/artist.asp?aid=2788   (1109 words)

 Institute for Social Ecology - Popular Politics vs. Party Politics
If the goal of "independent political action" is to gain "power," to "function effectively" as a means to "lobby" or "resolve" specific issues of practical importance, I have no doubt that the supporters of Jesse Jackson and his "Rainbow Coalition" have a workable formula.
But there is another kind of politics that we often ignore in the name of "electoral politics" or "independent political action" This type of politics includes extraparliamentary forms like peace and antinuclear groups, food cooperatives, communes, affinity groups, feminist, ethnic and religious organizations.
Such a politics is institutionalized not around a party structure, but genuine popular forms like neighborhood councils and assemblies, town meetings, local associations and citizens' initiative groups, as well as the countercultural forms that remain from the sixties.
www.social-ecology.org /article.php?story=20031118100136936&mode=print   (1380 words)

 Welcome To The Official Site of Akbayan Citizens' Action Party"
Without political parties with distinct programs and stable membership, policy formulation cannot be removed from the circuits of horse trading.
The political party system is one of the most important elements of the political system as a whole.
If campaign expenses are significantly lessened and elected officials are accountable to their parties and to the electorate at large for the implementation of their campaign platform, corruption can be significantly lessened.
www.akbayan.org /about_polplatform.htm   (2628 words)

 Vote Defend Affirmative Action Party
Hopwood was the first anti-affirmative action lawsuit brought in higher education since the 1978 Bakke case, and ushered in the recent decade-long assault on affirmative action in higher education.
Prop 209 was Ward Connerly's first anti-affirmative action ballot initiative and caused a sharp drop in underrepresented minority students at the University of California flagship schools, making clear to the nation the unacceptable cost of ending affirmative action.
PLF is also known for weighing in against affirmative action in the two University of Michigan cases at the U.S. Supreme Court level with amicus briefs arguing against the programs.
www.umich.edu /~daap/boycottcoors.htm   (1757 words)

 Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The PSD, according to the opinion poll, is followed by Greater Romania Party (PRM), with 16 percent of the election options, and by the Romanian Humanist Party (PUR), with 5 percent.
The ruling party PSD is perceived as having the most corrupt representatives by 37 percent of Romanians, while there are only 8 percent of the questioned who consider the party has mostly honest members.
The PSD is followed by the Christian Democratic Party (PNTCD), with 6 percent, by the Democratic Party (PD), with 4 percent, and by the Popular Action, with 3 percent.
wizard.expres.ro /english?news_id=141278&PHPSESSID=   (761 words)

 Elections: Latin American Studies: Collections: SSHL
Coalition of three parties formed to contest the 1984 election.
Only party in Panama whose origins go back to the beginning of the republic.
PNP: Partido Nacionalista Popular / Popular Nationalist Party.
sshl.ucsd.edu /collections/las/panama/acronyms.html   (357 words)

 Random House / Princeton Review Action Alert
Party School Ranking Doesn't Tell the Whole Story The Princeton Review does a disservice to students preparing to apply to college this fall.
The popular college handbook ranks the nation's top 20 party schools, but fails to report the myriad problems that flow from alcohol abuse.
In fact, 1,400 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die every year as a result of hazardous drinking, and a half million suffer unintentional injuries under the influence of alcohol.
www.marininstitute.org /take_action/party_schools.htm   (411 words)

 Pensioners' Party (Italy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pensioners' Party of Italy (Italian: Partito Pensionati) is led by Carlo Fatuzzo.
In the 2004 European Parliamentary Election it gained 1.1% of the national vote and elected its leader to the European Parliament.
Party of Italian Communists - Popular-UDEUR - Italian Democratic Socialists
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pensioners'_Party_(Italy)   (185 words)

 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Panama / Glossary
Opposition alliance of three major parties and several smaller parties formed to contest the 1984 elections.
Minor independent party that contested 1984 elections but lost legal status by failing to garner 3 percent of total vote.
The terms of trade are said to move in favor of the party that gives up fewer units of goods than it did previously for one unit of goods received, and against the party that gives up more units of goods for one unit of goods received.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/panama/pa_glos.html   (1023 words)

 Portuguese Communist Party (PCP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) Founded on the 6th of March 1921 by former anarchists and members of the Maximalist Federation, its first SecretaryGeneral was José Carlos Rates.
The party participated in MUD (Movimento de Unidade Democrática [Democratic Union Movement]) from 1945 to 1948, date of the movement's dissolution.
In 1964 the party was unable to control a division in the Central Committee between Cunhal's supporters and a revolutionary socalled "pro-China" faction.
www.uc.pt /cd25a/ing/ing.pcp.htm   (311 words)

 Print Article: Popular Party to sue Oscar-winning director   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Spain's right-wing Popular Party (PP), defeated in Sunday's general election, said today it was taking legal action against Oscar-winning Spanish movie director Pedro Almodovar, who it alleges accused it of planning a coup d'etat ahead of the poll.
"The cinema director Pedro Almodovar said yesterday (Tuesday) in declarations reported by the media, that 'the Popular Party was in the process of fomenting a coup d'etat Saturday night'", the PP said in a statement.
"We were on the point (of having) a PP coup d'etat," Almodovar said, referring to rumours that with demonstrations outside its headquarters and in the aftershock of Thursday's Madrid bombings the party of outgoing Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar might seek to postpone the election.
www.smh.com.au /cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2004/03/18/1079199324610.html   (205 words)

 Political parties and trades unions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Morocco is a multi-party democracy : Article 3 of the 1996 Constitution stipulates : "Political parties, trade unions, local councils and professional chambers contribute to organizing and representing citizens.
Morocco's political scenery counts several political parties and trade unions.
15 parties are represented in Parlement after the elections held in 1997
www.mincom.gov.ma /english/generalities/pol_par/pol_par.html   (51 words)

 Puerto Rico - Political Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flag for the Popular Democratic Party is missing the party motto "Pan Tierra Libertad".  These words are written in a semicircle (I believe) in the lower half arounf the jibaro figure.
The opposing party's (for statehood) symbol is the outline of a palm tree on a blue background.
Therefore, PPD is the party of the "pava" and PNP is the part of the "palma".
flagquest.com /FOTW/flags/pr}.html   (2257 words)

 Canadian Action Party Convention - Full Text of Resolution :: Canadian Democratic Movement :: Alternative News Media on ...
The new party would instantly become the vehicle of choice for voters who reject the status quo and those who are totally disillusioned with the political process.
Be It Further Resolved that the Canadian Action Party urge the government of Canada to initiate an international conference for the purpose of endorsing a World Space Preservation Treaty that would guarantee the peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all mankind.
Be It Resolved that the Canadian Action Party urges that existing media empires be broken up to the extent required to guarantee public access to a broader range of views and dissenting opinions so that citizens will have access to all of the diverse points of view necessary to exercise their democratic rights fully.
www.canadiandemocraticmovement.ca /printarticle162.html   (1373 words)

 THE HARRIS COUNTY GREEN PARTY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As a result of her popular support the Democratic party in NM has joined the Green Party in proposing a bill to adopt instant run-off voting for all statewide elections.
After attending her first Green Party meeting a former democrat observed the difference between a Democratic and a Green Party meeting: "At the Democratic Party meetings all we seam to talk about is how to raise money.
Of the people who vote for the Green Party that were affiliated with another party, close to half were Republicans, and the other half Democrats.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~greenorg/SamplePresent.html   (1182 words)

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