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IAR 825

The IAR-825 Triumf is a Romanian-designed tandem multirole trainer aircraft based on the IAR-823 built for the Romanian Air Force. The aircraft is in the same class with the Brazilian EMBRAER Tucano; the IAR-825 is equipped with the Canadian Whitney Canada PT6 turboprop engine. The type's first flight took place on the 12 June 1982. Only one prototype aircraft exists registered YR-IGB, it was sold and registered in the US in 2006 as N825BA. It was damaged in a forced landing on July 15, 2012, it is registered by the Federal Aviation Authority as airworthy and active on the US civil aircraft register website as at November 2019. RomaniaRomanian Air Force Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1988-89 General characteristics Crew: 2 Length: 8.99 m Wingspan: 10 m Height: 3.2 m Wing area: 15 m2 Airfoil: NACA 23012 Empty weight: 1,250 kg Max takeoff weight: 2,300 kg Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-15AG turboprop engine, 507 kW Propellers: 3-bladed constant-speed propellerPerformance Maximum speed: 470 km/h Cruise speed: 440 km/h Stall speed: 105 km/h Never exceed speed: 550 km/h Range: 1,400 km Service ceiling: 9,000 m Rate of climb: 16 m/s Aircraft of comparable role and era Embraer EMB 312 Tucano

Jan Deckers

Jan Deckers works in bioethics at Newcastle University. His work revolves around three topics: animal ethics, reproductive ethics and embryo research, genetics. Deckers has published numerous articles in animal ethics on the ethical issues associated with the human consumption of animal products; this topic has been approached from various angles, including its connections with the causation of harm to animals, environmental degradation, climate change, the emergence and spread of zoonoses. Early work considered the relevance of the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead for animal ethics, where Deckers's work has been reviewed critically by other Whiteheadian scholars. More recent work has considered the ethics of in-vitro flesh and the idea of creating animals with decreased pain sensitivity, where Deckers chaired a conference on these themes, funded by the Wellcome Trust; as a speciesist, Deckers argues that human health is paramount to address whether and when animal products ought to be consumed.

The book Animal liberation: Should the Consumption of Animal Products Be Banned? Defends'qualified moral veganism', associated with a political goal: the vegan project; the book is critical of positions adopted by other scholars, including Alasdair Cochrane, Gary Francione, Martha Nussbaum, Peter Singer, has more in common with the positions of scholars such as Alice Crary, Melanie Joy, Marti Kheel. Many charges have been pressed against vegan diets, for example that they alienate human beings from nature or that they increase human food security and other sustainability concerns relative to other diets. Deckers addresses these challenges; the book’s appendix considers whether vegan diets might be nutritionally adequate or superior compared to other diets. The book has been described as ‘an innovative defense of veganism’ because of its concern with maximising positive global health impacts, its primary focus on safeguarding the health of moral agents. Deckers has analysed debate in Westminster Parliament around the use of embryos for stem cell research and cloning as well as the law on abortion in Great Britain, argued for legal reform.

In the debate on abortion, Deckers has engaged with Judith Jarvis Thomson's thought experiment of the violinist. In an article with the title'The right to life and abortion legislation in England and Wales: A proposal for change’, Deckers argues for a radical overhaul of the law on abortion in England and Wales, his work in this area has been the subject of significant academic critique. In his article ‘Are scientists right and non-scientists wrong? Reflections on discussions of GM’ Deckers analyses the views of scientists and non-scientists on genetic engineering.) In a comprehensive overview of the literature between 1975 and 2008, the article was identified as a key paper in the debate on the ethics of GM crops. More recent work reflects on the meaning and the moral significance or otherwise of the natural, where Deckers argues, inspired by Alfred North Whitehead’s teleological understanding of natural entities, that the concept of the unnatural carries both meaning and moral significance in discussions of genetic engineering.

At the same time, his understanding of the world is critical of Whitehead's thought by rejecting the view that the universe as a whole is a teleological entity. Deckers developed a contextualised case in human genetics as a teaching resource for Advance Higher Education. In a book chapter on'Fairness in Newcastle: Theory and Practice’, Deckers engages with a report of the Newcastle Fairness Commission, published in 2012, which set out to define some principles of fairness to improve decision-making and guide the work of Newcastle City Council and other organisations in the city. Deckers has written on the ethics of marriage. At the 7th World Congress of Bioethics, November 2004, Deckers received the Honourable Mention 2004 Mark S. Ehrenreich Prize for Healthcare Ethics Research of the International Association of Bioethics and the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics at the University of Southern California, he is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. In 2014 Deckers was awarded a'Society and Ethics' grant from the Wellcome Trust to convene a conference on'An ethical discussion of in-vitro meat and the production of flesh from animals with enhanced properties.'He has contributed to the popular literature and media.

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Judith Malina

Judith Malina was an American theater and film actress and director. With her husband, Julian Beck, Malina co-founded The Living Theatre, a radical political theatre troupe that rose to prominence in New York City and Paris during the 1950s and 60s; the Living Theatre and its founders were the subject of the 1983 documentary Signals Through The Flames. Malina was born in Kiel, the daughter of Polish Jewish parents: her mother, was a former actress, her father, Max Malina, a rabbi in the Conservative denomination. In 1929 at the age of three, she immigrated with her parents to New York City, her parents helped her see how important political theatre was, as her father was trying to warn people of the Nazi menace and he left Germany with his family due to the rise of antisemitism there in the late 1920s. Except for long tours, she lived in New York City until her move to the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. Interested in acting from an early age, she began attending the New School for Social Research in 1945 to study theatre under Erwin Piscator.

Malina was influenced by Piscator's philosophy of theatre, similar to Bertolt Brecht's principles of "epic theatre" but went further in departing from traditional narrative forms. Piscator saw theatre as a form of political agitprop. In 1963 they had to close the Living Theatre because of IRS charges of tax problems, Malina and Beck were convicted of contempt of court, in part because Judith defended Julian wearing the garb of Portia from The Merchant of Venice – and tried to use a similar argument, they received a five-year suspended sentence, decided to leave the U. S; the company spent the next five years touring in Europe and creating radical works, culminating in Paradise Now. They returned to the US in 1968 to present their new work. In her book The Enormous Despair, part of her series of published diaries, Malina expressed the sense of danger and unfamiliarity she felt on returning to the U. S. in the midst of the social upheavals of the late 1960s. In 1969 the company decided to divide into three groups.

One worked on the pop scene in London, another went to India to study traditional Indian theatre arts, the third, including Malina and Beck, traveled in 1971 to Brazil to tour. They were imprisoned there on political charges for two months by the military government. After Beck's death from cancer in 1985, company member Hanon Reznikov, who had become Malina's lover, assumed co-leadership of the Living Theatre company. In 2007 it opened its own theater at 21 Clinton Street in Manhattan. In April 2008 Reznikov suffered a stroke and while hospitalized died of pneumonia on May 3 of the same year at the age of 57. Malina appeared in films, beginning in 1975, when she played Al Pacino's mother in Dog Day Afternoon. Using her for the role was Pacino's idea, said its director, Sidney Lumet. Lumet recalls. "I had no idea of what to expect," said Lumet. "I didn't know whether she'd want to do a'commercial' film. Well, let me tell you, she is an actress. Professional, she had no money and we had to pay her fare from Vermont, but she walked in and was perfect."She appeared in Pacino's Looking for Richard.

Malina's other roles in cinema include. She had the low-budget film, Nothing Really Happens, she appeared in an episode of long-running TV series The Sopranos in 2006 as a nun, the secret mother of Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri. Malina is the subject of a 2012 documentary by Azad Jafarian titled Love and Politics; the film premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Malina has a significant supporting role in the well-received film Enemies, A Love Story, in which she acted alongside Lena Olin, Ron Silver and Anjelica Huston; some of Malina's artistic qualities were described by theater scholar Richard Schechner: The thing about Judith Malina is that she is indefatigable, erupting with ideas. Malina is long-living, long-working, by the second decade of the 21st century girlish and old womanish at the same time, she survives and she bubbles, both. Malina met her long-time collaborator and husband, Julian Beck, in 1943, when she was 17 and he was a student at Yale University. Beck a painter, came to share her interest in political theatre.

In 1947 the couple founded The Living Theatre, which they directed together until Beck's death in 1985. Beck and Malina had Garrick and Isha. Malina's and Beck's marriage was non-monogamous; the bisexual Beck had a long-term male partner. In 1988 she married her long term partner Hanon Resnikov, they co-directed the Living Theatre's activity in the Middle East and the United States, until Reznikov's unexpected death in 2008. In 1996, Judith Malina was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Whittier College. Judith Malina died in Englewood, New Jersey, on April 10, 2015; the Bachelor Party - Long-hair Village intellectual Narcissus - Narration Flaming Creatures - The Fascinating Woman Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man Après la Passion selon Sade Wheel of Ashes - Crazy Woman Preaching Candy - Bit Part Love and Anger - Dog Day Afternoon - Mother No Picnic Radio Days - Mrs. Waldbaum The Secret of My

Edmund Turnor (Lincolnshire MP)

Edmund Turnor was an English Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1868 to 1880. Turnor was the son of Christopher Turnor, M. P. for South Lincolnshire 1841–47, his wife Lady Caroline Finch-Hatton, daughter of George Finch-Hatton, 10th Earl of Winchilsea, grandson of antiquarian Edmund Turnor. He was educated at Harrow School and at Christ Church, graduating B. A. in 1860. He was a Deputy Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, a J. P. for parts of Kesteven and Lindsey in Lincolnshire. Turnor was elected as a Member of Parliament for Grantham at a by-election in April 1868. At the 1868 general election Turnor was elected MP for South Lincolnshire, he held the seat until 1880. Turnor died at the age of 65. Turnor married Lady Mary Katherine Gordon, daughter of Charles Gordon, 10th Marquess of Huntly in 1866. Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edmond Turnor


Lambert-Thiboust was a 19th-century French playwright. Lambert-Thiboust began his career as a comedian, he won a prize for tragedy at the Paris Conservatoire in 1848 and pursued acting at the Théâtre de l'Odéon. His first play, L'Hôtel Lambert, a one-act comedy, was presented at the Odeon the same year. In 1850, his three-act play L'Homme au petit manteau bleu, gained real success. During the next 20 years and with such collaborators as Alfred Delacour, Théodore Barrière, Adrien Decourcelle, Henri de Kock, Paul Siraudin, Ernest Blum, Eugène Grangé and Frédéric Charles de Courcy, he wrote a hundred plays, comedies and dramas, many of which were successful. Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur au titre du Ministre de la Maison de l'Empereur et des Beaux-Arts. Parrain: Camille Doucet, of the Académie française Pierre Larousse, Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle, tome quinzième, 1876, page 122 available at Gallica Lambert-Thiboust on Lambert-Thiboust sur Les Archives du spectacle Guide bibliographique de la littérature française de 1800 à 1906/T