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nursing Acts of subjugation or coercion related to decisions about health care.
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Many people thought, when they reached out from behind restraining barriers to touch the young Tony Blair as he walked up Downing Street hand with Cherie, they had elected a messiah who would deliver the oppressed people of Britain from the ravages of Thatcherism.
It's about the oppressed people rising, a possibility of cultures blending, the people becoming one and becoming stronger.
Spenser is guided by the situational ethics of many fictional sleuths; Rawlins's escapades arguably manifest the practicality and expedience that oppressed people learn the hard way.
Shortly after taking office, he wrote in one of his pastoral letters that no one under any pretext could ask all oppressed people to stay in silence and forget about their rights.
Not true; we just wanted to see other oppressed people, such as the Chechens, Tibetans and Kurds in Turkey, celebrating freedom as well.
This is a result of several converging forces: the millennium; Pope John Paul II's apostolic letter urging members of the Roman Catholic Church to confess the sins they committed over the last 2,000 years; the globalization of the world; new and emerging ethical beliefs that assign new sources of moral and social power to racial minorities, women, and previously oppressed people and nations; and the end of World War II and the Cold War.
Somebody might realize that the pollution of poor neighborhoods has something to do with the journey of an oppressed people in the Sinai covenant.
It seems an increasingly unpopular view but he is right - we must offer a home to these poor oppressed people.
The march in Edinburgh is being matched with others across the world, as oppressed people demand equal rights.
Drawing on James Cone's notion of "ontological blackness," Hayes calls the Catholic church to become deeply connected to the liberation struggle of oppressed people.
Forget about the human injustices across the world, bald men are the most oppressed people on the planet.
Oppression is not the sole factor pushing people into activism, and even the most egregiously oppressed people have often expressed their rebellion in a way that looked, to their oppressors, like mindless hedonism.