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DemĂ¤novĂˇ Cave of Freedom The DemĂ¤novĂˇ Cave of Freedom () is a karst cave in the DemĂ¤novĂˇ Valley (Low Tatras) in Slovakia and one of the DemĂ¤novĂˇ Caves. Discovered in 1921 and opened to the public in 1924, it is the most visited cave of Slovakia.
Demba TourĂ© Demba TourĂ© (born 31 December, 1984 in Dakar, Senegal) is a Senegalese footballer. He currently plays for Grasshopper-Club ZĂĽrich where he wears the number 7 shirt on loan from Olympique Lyonnais, and the Senegal national football team.
Dembecha (woreda) Dembecha is one of the 105 woredas in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Mirab Gojjam Zone, Dembecha is bordered on the west by Bure Wemberma, on the northwest by Jabi Tehnan, on the north by Bibugn, and on the east and south by the Misraq Gojjam Zone.
Dembei Dembei was a Japanese castaway who, through Vladimir Atlasov, provided Russia with some of its first knowledge of Japan. He was a fisherman who, along with a number of others, had been caught in a storm; they found their way to Kamchatka, where Dembei was found by Atlasov.
Dembel (woreda) Dembel is one of the 47 woredas in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Shinile Zone, Dembel is bordered on the southwest by the Oromia Region, on the northwest by Shinile, on the northeast by Ayesha, and on the east and south by the Jijiga Zone.
Deme In Ancient Greece, a deme (plural demoi) was a subdivision of Attica, the region of Greece surrounding Athens. Demoi as simple subdivisions of land in the countryside seem to have existed in the 6th century BC and earlier, but did not acquire particular significance until the reforms of Cleisthenes in 508 BC.
Deme (biology) In biology, a deme (rhymes with team) is another word for a local population of organisms of one species that actively interbreed with one another and share a distinct gene pool. If demes are isolated for a long time they can become distinct subspecies or species.
Demenika Demenika (Greek: Î”ÎµÎĽÎÎ˝ÎąÎşÎ±) is a community 5 km south of downtown in south suburban Patras that is divided into two municipalities. The northern part up to Glafkos (Glaukos) river is in the city of Patras, and the southern part up to the new beltway (superhighway) is in the municipality of MessatĂdi with western Saravali and northern Ovrya.
Demented Are Go Demented are Go are a Welsh psychobilly band that was formed around 1982 in Cardiff. They were one of the earliest crop of psychobilly bands, and as a result, are considered to be influential to the psychobilly scene.
Dementia 13 Dementia 13 is a horror thriller released in 1963 by American International Pictures, starring William Campbell, Patrick Magee, and Luana Anders. The film was written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Roger Corman.
Dementia praecox Dementia praecox ("premature dementia") is a term popularized by German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin (1856-1926) in 1896, to describe the condition that would eventually be labeled schizophrenia. It refers to a chronic, deteriorating psychotic disorder characterized by rapid cognitive disintegration, usually beginning in the late teens or early adulthood.
Dementia pugilistica Dementia pugilistica, also called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, pugilistic Parkinson's syndrome, boxer's dementia, and punch-drunk syndrome, is a neurological disorder which affects some career boxers and others who receive multiple dazing blows to the head. The condition develops over a period of years, with the average time of onset being about 16 years after the start of a career in boxing.
Dementia Summoner Dementia Summoners or Dementists are a fictional order of specialized mages in the storyline of the popular trading card game, Magic: the Gathering. Dementists often work for the Cabal as elite warriors (in the pits and in combat), to create monsters, or as servants to the patriarch.
Demerara River The Demerara River is a river in eastern Guyana that rises in the central rainforests of the country and flows to the north for 346 kilometres until it reaches the Atlantic Ocean. Georgetown, Guyana's largest seaport and capital, is situated on the east bank of the river's mouth.
Demerara-Berbice Railway The Demerara-Berbice Railway, built in then-British Guiana (now Guyana), was the first railway system on the South American continent. It was first operated by the Demerara Railway Company, a private concern, but sold to the Colonial Transport Department of the Government, which assumed control from 1 January 1922.
Demerara-Mahaica Demerara-Mahaica (Region 4) is a region of Guyana, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the north, the region of Mahaica-Berbice to the east, the region of Upper Demerara-Berbice to the south and the region of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara to the west.
Demerger Demerger is the converse of a merger or acquisition. It describes a form of restructure in which shareholders or unitholders in the parent company gain direct ownership in a subsidiary (the â€demerged entityâ€™).
Demerit good In economics, a demerit good is a good or service whose consumption is considered unhealthy, degrading, or otherwise socially undesirable due to their effects on other persons and/or society at large. Examples of demerit goods include tobacco, alcoholic beverages, recreational drugs, gambling, junk food and prostitution.
Demersal zone The demersal zone is the part of the sea or ocean comprising the water column that is near to (and is significantly affected by) the coast or the sea floor. In contrast, the pelagic zone comprises the water that is not near the coast or the sea floor.
Demesne The feudal concept of demesne (also spelt desmesne; pronounced [dih-MEEN] or [dih-MINE]) is a form of manorial land tenure as conceived in Western Europe, initially in France but exported to areas affected by Norman expansion during the Middle Ages, for example the Kingdoms of Sicily, Scotland, Jerusalem, and England.
Demesvar Delorme Demesvar Delorme (10 February 1831 - 1901) was a Haitian theoretician, writer, and politician. Born in Cap-HaĂŻtien, Delorme participated in Sylvain Salnave's failed rebellion against President Fabre Geffrard in 1865.
Demeter DĂŞmĂŞtĂŞr (Greek: , "mother-earth" or perhaps "distribution-mother", perhaps from the noun of the Indo-European mother-earth *dheghom *mater) is the Greek goddess of grain and agriculture, the pure nourisher of youth and the green earth, the health-giving cycle of life and death, and preserver of marriage and the sacred law. She is invoked as the "bringer of seasons" in the Homeric hymn, a subtle sign that she was worshiped long before the Olympians arrived.
Demeter (satellite) Demeter (Detection of Electro-Magnetic Emissions Transmitted from Earthquake Regions) is a CNES micro-satellite launched in 2004 with a 2-year planned lifetime, for developing earthquake prediction. The satellite measures ionospheric disturbances like ion density and extremely low frequency (ELF) changes in the Earth's magnetic field.
Demeter International Demeter International is the largest certification organisation for Biodynamic agriculture. Demeter Biodynamic Certification is used in over 50 countries to verify that biodynamic products meet international standards in production and processing [http://www.
Demeter TRM-1 Tremulator The Demeter TRM-1 Tremulator is a tremolo pedal which has been manufactured by Demeter Amplification since 1982. It was apparently designed on the request of guitarist Ry Cooder, who wanted a pedal that sounded exactly like a vintage Fender tremolo unit for use with any amp.
Demeton-S-methyl Demeton-S-methyl is a chemical molecule with the molecular formula C6H15O3PS2. It is used as an acaricide and insecticide; more specifically it is an organothiophosphate acaricide and an aliphatic organothiophosphate insecticide, respectively.
Demetre Chiparus Demetre Haralamb Chiparus (16 September 1886, Dorohoi, Romania - 22 January 1947, Paris, France) was an Art Deco era sculptor who lived and worked in Paris. He was born in Romania, as a son of Haralamb and Saveta, and attended school in Italy.
Demetri Porphyrios Demetri Porphyrios (born 1953) is a Greek architect and author who currently practices architecture in London as principal of the firm Porphyrios Associates. In addition to practice and writing, Porphyrios has held a number of teaching positions in the United States, the United Kingdom and Greece.
Demetriapolis Demetriapolis, or Demetrias was a Greek city in Arachosia, thought to have been founded by the Greco-Bactrian king Demetrius as he invaded areas south of the Hindu Kush. In the 1st century BCE in his "Parthian stations", Isidorus of Charax mentions the rule of the Parthians over Arachosia, an area south of the Hindu Kush and next to today's Pakistan, and populated by Greek colonies:
Demetrias Demetrias (Greek, Modern: Î”Î·ÎĽÎ·Ď„ĎÎąÎ¬Î´Î±, Ancient/Katharevousa: -ÎąÎ¬Ď‚ -ias, sometimes spelled Dimitrias): Ancient city in Magnesia (east central Greece), near the modern city of Volos. Founded by Demetrius Poliorcetes, one of the successors (diadochi) of Alexander the Great.
Demetrio Albertini Demetrio Albertini (born August 23, 1971 in Besana in Brianza, province of Milan) is a former Italian football (soccer) midfielder, after playing for FC Barcelona of the Spanish Liga but spending most of his career with AC Milan of Serie A.
Demetrios Galanis Demetrios Galanis (1880-1966) was an early twentieth century Greek artist and contemporary and friend of Picasso. In 1920, the year he completed his `Seated Nude', he exhibited alongside such major figures of modern art as Matisse and Braque, while from 1921 on he also exhibited alongside Juan Gris, Dufy, Chagall and Picasso.
Demetrios Christodoulou Demetrios Christodoulou (b. October 19, 1951) is a Greek mathematical physicist, well known in the field of general relativity for his proof, together with Sergiu Klainerman, of the nonlinear stability of the Minkowski vacuum.
Demetrios Palaiologos Demetrios Palaiologos or Demetrius Palaeologus (Greek: Î”Î·ÎĽÎ®Ď„ĎÎąÎżĎ‚ Î Î±Î»Î±ÎąÎżÎ»ĎŚÎłÎżĎ‚, DÄ“mÄ“trios Palaiologos) (1407â€“1470), Despot (despotÄ“s) in Morea de facto 1436â€“1438 and 1451â€“1460 and de jure 1438â€“1451, previously governor of Lemnos 1422â€“1440, and of Mesembria 1440â€“1451. He would have been the legitimist claimant to the Byzantine throne after 1453, until his desertion to the Ottomans in 1460.
Demetrios Pepagomenos Demetrios Pepagomenos (early 13th century) was a Byzantine physician who devoted most of his works to the study of gout. His works were translated and published in Latin by the great post-Byzantine humanist Marcus Musurus in Venice in 1517.
Demetrius "Hook" Mitchell Demetrius "Hook" Mitchell also known as Waliy Abdur Rahim (born September 11, 1968 in Oakland, California) is a former streetball player. He is considered by several NBA All-Stars to be the greatest player to never reach the NBA.
Demetrius DuBose Demetrius DuBose was a former American football linebacker in the NFL, who was drafted in the second round (34th pick overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. After failing to live up to expectations, he was allowed to leave as a free agent and signed with the New York Jets in 1997.
Demetrius Dvoichenko-Markov Demetrius Dvoichenko-Markov, was an American citizen and a spy for the New York KGB Rezidentura from 1943 to 1945. His mother, Eufrosina Dvoichenko-Markov, also served Soviet intelligence during World War II.
Demetrius Hopkins Demetrius Hopkins (born October 10, 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is an American boxer, currently in the light welterweight division. He is the nephew of former undisputed middleweight champ and future boxing hall of famer Bernard Hopkins.
Demetrius I of Bactria Demetrius I was a Greco-Bactrian king (reigned circa 200-180 BCE). He was the son of Euthydemus and succeeded him around 200 BCE, after which he conquered extensive areas in what now is eastern Iran,Iran, Pakistan, Punjab and northern India,Demetrius is said to have founded Taxila (archaeological excavations), and also Sagala in the Punjab, which he seemed to have called Euthydemia, after his father ("the city of Sagala, also called Euthydemia" (Ptolemy, Geographia, VII 1)) the thus creating an Indo-Greek kingdom far from Hellenistic Greece.
Demetrius I of Macedon Demetrius I (337-283 BC, Greek: Î”Î·ÎĽÎ®Ď„ĎÎąÎżĎ‚), surnamed Poliorcetes ("Besieger"), son of Antigonus I Monophthalmus and Stratonice, was a king of Macedon (294 - 288 BC). He belonged to the Antigonid dynasty.
Demetrius I Starszy Demetrius I Starszy (Dymitr Starszy, Dymitr BriaĹ„ski, Dymitr Trubetsky, Dymitr Trubecki, Ĺąmicier BriaĹ„ski, Ĺąmicier Trubiacki, Đ”Đ·ŃŚĐĽŃ–Ń‚Ń€Ń‹ Đ‘Ń€Đ°Đ˝ŃĐşŃ–, Đ”Đ·ŃŚĐĽŃ–Ń‚Ń€Ń‹ Đ˘Ń€ŃĐ±ŃŹŃ†ĐşŃ–, Đ”Đ·ŃŚĐĽŃ–Ń‚Ń€Ń‹ ĐĐ»ŃŚĐłĐµŃ€Đ´Đ°Đ˛Ń–Ń‡, Đ”ĐĽĐ¸Ń‚Ń€Đľ ĐžĐ»ŃŚĐłĐµŃ€Đ´ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡, Đ”ĐĽĐ¸Ń‚Ń€Đľ Đ˘Ń€ŃĐ±ĐµŃ†ŃŚĐşĐ¸Đą; 1327 â€“ 12 August 1399 Battle of the WorsklÄ… River) was the Grand Prince of Trubetsk 1357 â€“ 1379, BriaĹ„sk 1357 â€“ 1379, 1390 - 1399, Starodub 1383, 87 or 88 â€“ 1397, and the Prince of Druck 13?? â€“ 13??
Demetrius III Eucaerus Demetrius III (d. 88 BC), called Eucaerus ("well-timed" possibly a misunderstanding of the derogative name Akairos, "the untimely one") and Philopator, was a ruler of the Seleucid kingdom, the son of Antiochus VIII Grypus.
Demetrius of Alexandria Saint Demetrius was Patriarch of Alexandria (189â€“232). Sextus Julius Africanus, who visited Alexandria in the time of Demetrius, places his accession as eleventh bishop after Mark in the tenth year of Commodus; Eusebius' statement that it was in the tenth of Septimius Severus (Historia Ecclesiastica, VI, 2) is a mistake.
Demetrius of Pharos Demetrius of Pharos (or Demetrius of Pharus) betrayed Corcyra to Rome, in 229 BC, during the First Illyrian War, after which he ruled a portion of the Illyrian Adriatic coast. He was expelled from Illyria by Rome after the Second Illyrian War and became a trusted councilor at the court of Philip V of Macedon, where he remained until his death at Messene in 214 BC.
Demetrius Williams Demetrius Terrell Williams (born March 28, 1983 in Concord, California) is an American football wide receiver, who currently plays for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft.
Demchugdongrub Prince Demchugdongrub (Đ”ŃŤĐĽŃ‡Đ¸ĐłĐ´ĐľĐ˝Ń€ĐľĐ˛, pronunciation: Demchig Dong-roe) (February 8, 1902 - May 23, 1966) was the leader of a Mongol independence movement in Inner Mongolia. His Chinese courtesy name is Xixian (ĺ¸Śčł˘).
Demi Moore Demi Moore (born Demetria Gene Guynes on November 11 1962) is an American actress. She became well-known after a string of 1980s teen-oriented movies, and became one of the best-known actresses in 1990s Hollywood.
Demi the Demoness Demi the Demoness is a fictional, humorous, underground comix character whose fantasy adventures have been published since 1992. She has appeared in numerous comic crossovers with other characters including Shaundra, Captain Fortune, Mauvette, Vampirooni, Cassiopeia the Witch and adult film stars Tracey Adams, Tabitha Stevens, Deja Sin & Bonnie Michaels.
Demi-glace A French term, Demi-glace is a type of brown sauce common to the culinary industry. It is traditionally made by combining equal parts of beef or veal stock and espagnole which is then simmered and reduced by half.
Demi-lancer "Demi-lancer" is a term used in 16th century military parlance to designate mounted men on unarmored horses, armed with light lances and wearing three-quarter or half-armors (or even only helmets and cuirasses) as opposed to the heavier lances and full plate armor of earlier knights and gendarmes. They were representative of the early modern trend of reducing the coverage of armor while increasing its thickness to provide protection for the vital areas against the fire of gunpowder-based firearms.
Demian Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth is a Bildungsroman by Hermann Hesse, first published in 1919, but a prologue was added in 1960. In it, Emil Sinclair is a young boy who was raised in a bourgeois home described as a Scheinwelt.
Demic diffusion Demic diffusion is an archaeological term that refers to population diffusion into and across an area previously uninhabited by that group, possibly displacing, replacing, or intermixing with a pre-existing population (e.g.
Demidov Prize Demidov Prize (Russian: Đ”ĐµĐĽĐ¸Đ´ĐľĐ˛ŃĐşĐ°ŃŹ ĐżŃ€ĐµĐĽĐ¸ŃŹ) used to be a national scientific prize in the Russian Empire awarded annually to the members of the Russian Academy of Sciences. One of the oldest scientific awards in the world, it was restored by the government of the Sverdlovsk Oblast in 1993.
Demigod The term "demigod", meaning "half-god," is a modern distinction, often misapplied in Greek mythology. "Demigod" is meant to identify a person whose one parent was a god and whose other parent was human, such as the heroes of Greek mythology.
Demilitarized zone In military terms, a demilitarized zone (DMZ) is an area, usually the frontier or boundary between two or more military powers (or alliances), where military activity is not permitted, usually by peace treaty, armistice or other bilateral or multilateral agreement. Often the demilitarized zone lies upon a line of control and forms a de-facto international border.
Demilitarized zone (computing) In computer security, a demilitarized zone (DMZ) or perimeter network is a network area (a subnetwork) that sits between an organization's internal network and an external network, usually the Internet. The point of a DMZ is that connections from the internal and the external network to the DMZ are permitted, whereas connections from the DMZ are only permitted to the external network -- hosts in the DMZ may not connect to the internal network.
Demimonde Demimonde is a polite 19th century term that was often used the same way we use the term "mistress" today. In the 19th century, however, it primarily referred to a class of women on the fringes of respectable society supported by wealthy lovers (usually each had several).
DemiMeramon DemiMeramon is a fictional character from the Digimon franchise. The name "DemiMeramon" comes from the words "Demi", meaning small; and the Japanese word "Meramera", referring to the sound of burning.
Demipenteract A demipenteract is a name for a semiregular 5-polytope, constructed from a penteract with alternated vertices deleted. It is part of a dimensionally infinite family of regular and semiregular polytopes called half measure polytopes.
Demir Hisar Demir Hisar (Macedonian: Đ”ĐµĐĽĐ¸Ń€ ĐĄĐ¸ŃĐ°Ń€, Bulgarian: Đ”ĐµĐĽĐ¸Ń€ ĐĄĐ¸ŃĐ°Ń€, Greek: ÎŁÎąÎ´ÎµĎĎŚÎşÎ±ĎĎ„ĎÎżÎ˝/SiderĂłkastron) or in translation known as Ĺ˝eleznec, is an area spreading on the South West part of the Republic of Macedonia to the North West of the Pelagonian plain, around the river flow of the Black River (Crna Reka) with her inflows. The greater parts of the surrounding area of Demir Hisar are smaller hills and mountains, and a small part which is spread around the mentioned river is low lands.
Demiricous Demiricous are a death/thrash metal band out of Indianapolis, Indiana. Within a couple of months of forming, guitarist Ben Parrish (formerly of Upheaval on Willowtip Records) joined the band and they began to take their project more seriously.
Demis Hassabis Demis Hassabis is a computer games designer, AI programmer, world-class games player, and neuroscientist. A child chess prodigy, he achieved an ELO rating of 2300 by the age of 12, the then highest rating for a boy of that age in the world.
Demis Nikolaidis Demis (Themistoklis) Nikolaidis (September 17, 1973, GieĂźen, West Germany) is considered one of the finest footballers Greece has ever produced. His real first name is Themistoklis, but he is better known as 'Demis'.
Demise Demise is an Anglo-French legal term (from French dĂ©mettre, from Latin dimittere, to send away) for a transfer of an estate, especially by lease. The word has an operative effect in a lease implying a covenant "for quiet enjoyment".
Demise of Eros (band) Demise of Eros is a Christian melodic deathcore band formed in late 2003. The band had recently signed to Strike First Records and released their first album Neither Storm Nor Quake Nor Fire in August 22nd, 2006.
Demise of the Crown In relation to the shared Monarchy of the Commonwealth Realms, the Demise of the Crown is the legal term for the end of a reign by a king or queen. The term was coined in English law to signify the immediate transfer of sovereignty and royal prerogatives to the late king or queen's successor without interregnum.
Demish The demish program by Admar Schoonen provides mirror maintainers with full control over which packages are wanted in their Debian mirror, giving full control over the size of the mirror. It can be used to quickly build a mirror to a laptop or CD, and update computers which don't have a fast internet connection (or any connection at all).
Demispan Demispan is the distance, in a human subject, from a point on the midline at their sternal notch to the web between their middle and ring fingers along either horizontally outstretched arm and with their wrist in neutral rotation and zero extension or flexion.
Demister (SCUBA) A demister is a substance applied to transparent surfaces to stop them from becoming fogged with mist deposit, often referred to as fog. Scuba divers often spit into their masks and then wash the surface quickly with water to prevent mist buildup that can impair vision.
Demiurg (Warhammer 40,000) In the tabletop miniature wargame Battlefleet Gothic, the Demiurg are a race of squat semi-humanoids, who share many traits with the typical fantasy dwarf stereotype: they are avid miners, expert traders, and, in some ways, further technologically advanced than humans. They also bear a particular hatred for goblinoids (Orks in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, of which Battlefleet Gothic is a part).
Demjanov rearrangement The Demjanov rearrangement (named after its discoverer Nikolai Demyanov) is the chemical reaction of primary amines with nitrous acid to give rearranged alcohols. Both ring enlargement or contraction can occur.
Demo (comics) Demo is a 12-issue series of comic books by writer Brian Wood and artist Becky Cloonan, published 2003-2004 by AiT/Planet Lar. Each issue is an isolated story, but they all revolve around the lives of young people.
Demo (computer programming) A demo is a non-interactive multimedia presentation made within the computer subculture known as the demoscene. Demogroups create demos to demonstrate their abilities in programming, music, drawing, and 3D modeling.
Demo (music) A demo version or demo of a song (shortened from the word "demonstration") is one recorded for reference rather than for release. A demo is a way for musicians to approximate their ideas on tape or disc, and provide an example of those ideas to record labels, producers or other artists.
Demo 2 Demo 2 is the name fans gave the second untitled demo by Neutral Milk Hotel, who at this point was just Jeff Mangum. Two of the songs on it ("Everything Is" and "Aunt Eggma Blowtorch") went onto the Everything Is EP.
Demo mode The demo mode (short for "demonstration mode") is a feature often found in consumer electronics. A demo mode is usually programmed into the unit's firmware, and is often accessed by the pressing of a combination of keys.
Demo One Demo One was a series of game demonstration compilations released for the PlayStation. These types of compilations served primarily as promotional discs to give hardcore players a sneak peek of games under development presented in those demos.
Demo Tape (Interpol EP) Demo Tape is the name of a promo audiocassette EP by New York City based Indie rock band Interpol. It features demo versions of "PDA", "Roland" and "Get the Girls", which was later renamed "5".
Demo Tape 3 Demo Tape 3 is the final demo tape released by System of a Down in 1997 after which they were signed up with Rick Rubin's label. After this demo tape was released, their old drummer Andy Khachaturian left the band and John Dolmayan joined up.
Demo Trading Demo Trading (from Demonstration) is a service usually provided over the World Wide Web that allows users to simulate the trading of securities, commodities, currency or other items of value for the purposes of learning and demonstration. Most demo trading services are free of charge but are sponsored by companies that provide trading software or services and usually require the user to provide contact information to be used in marketing their products.
Demobilization Demobilization is the process of standing down a nation's armed forces from combat-ready status. This may be as a result of victory in war, or because a crisis has been peacefully resolved and military force will not be necessary.
Democles Democles (in Greek Î”Î·ÎĽÎżÎşÎ»Î®Ď‚; lived 4th century BC) was an Athenian orator, and a contemporary of Demochares, among whose opponents he is mentioned. He was a disciple of Theophrastus, and is chiefly known as the defender of the children of Lycurgus against the calumnies of Moerocles and Menesaechmus.
Democracia Cristiana Vasca Democracia Cristiana Vasca in Spanish (DCV); in Basque, Euskal Kristau Demokrazia, EKD ("Basque Christian Democracy") was a Basque Country Christian-democratic party active during the Spanish transition to democracy - legalized in 1977.
Democracy Democracy (literally "rule by the people", from the Greek Î´Î·ÎĽÎżÎşĎÎ±Ď„ÎŻÎ±-demokratia demos, "people," and kratos, "rule") is a form of government. Today, the term democracy is often used to refer to liberal democracy,http://www.
Democracy (journal) Democracy is a quarterly journal of progressive and liberal politics, as well as culture, founded by Kenneth Baer and Andrei Cherny in 2006. While new, Democracy is intended to be the progressive/liberal answer to such prominent and influential conservative journals as The Public Interest, Policy Review, Commentary, and The National Interest.
Democracy (Judge Dredd storyline) Democracy in the fictional future city of Mega-City One has been a significant recurring theme in the Judge Dredd comic strip in 2000 AD. In particular, a number of stories published since 1986 have addressed the issue of the Judges' dictatorial system of government, and efforts by the citizens to re-establish democracy.
Democracy 21 Democracy 21 is a non-profit organization in the United States that works to remove the influence of private money from politics (see campaign finance, campaign finance reform). It was founded in 1997 by longtime activist Fred Wertheimer, and is based in Washington, DC.
Democracy Corps Democracy Corps is a polling and political strategy organization which provides research and analysis for US political campaigns. Founded by Stan Greenberg, Bob Shrum, and James Carville, the organization is run by Jim Gerstein of Gerstein |Agne Strategic Communications Democracy Corps' website says the organization:
Democracy in America De la dĂ©mocratie en AmĂ©rique (published in two volumes, the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its title is Of the Democracy in America, but the common translation of the title is Democracy in America.
Democracy in Marxist theory The Marxist view is fundamentally opposed to liberal democracy believing that the capitalist state cannot be democratic by its nature, as it represents the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie. Marxism views liberal democracy as an unrealistic utopia.
Democracy in the Middle East Democracy in the Middle East is considered by many to be rarer than in other regions of the world, but this is disputed by many governments in the region, many of whom claim to be democratic. Proposed reasons for the relative absence of liberal democracy in the Middle East are diverse, from the long history of imperial rule by the Ottoman Empire, Britain and France and the contemporary political and miltiary intervention by the U.
Democracy Index The Economist has in a study examined the state of democracy in 167 countries and rated the nations with a Economist Intelligence Unit Index of Democracy which focused on five general categories; free and fair election process, civil liberties, functioning of government, political participation and political culture. Sweden scored a total of 9.
Democracy Matters Democracy Matters is a non-profit, non-partisan grassroots student political organization that is dedicated to deepening democracy by promoting Clean Elections as a replacement to campaign corruption, and campaign finance reform.
Democracy Now (East Germany) Democracy Now (German: Demokratie Jetzt) was a political movement in East Germany founded in the wake of the collapse of Communism that wished to maintain a human, democratic version of socialism in opposition to what they saw as "western consumer society". In 1990 they joined Alliance 90 with New Forum and the Initiative for Peace and Human Rights.
Democracy Player Democracy Player (also known as Democracy and DTV) is an Internet television application developed by the Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF). It can automatically download videos from RSS-based "channels", as well as managing and playing the videos collected from these channels.
Democracy Rising Democracy Rising is a website founded in 2001 that contains Ralph Nader's interactive blog as well as one by Kevin Zeese. The site also contains a media gallery of the current military actions of the United States and an exit strategy for the American occupation of Iraq
Democracy Wall The Democracy Wall was a long brick wall on Chang'an street in the Xidan District of Beijing, which became the focus for democratic dissent. Beginning in December 1978, in line with the Communist Party of China's policy of "seeking truth from facts," activists in the democracy movement recorded news and ideas, often in the form of big-character posters (dazibao), during a period known as the "Beijing Spring".
Democracy: An American Novel Democracy: An American Novel was written by Henry Adams and published anonymously in 1880. Only after the writer's death in 1918 did his publisher reveal Adams's authorship although, upon publication, the novel had immediately become popular.