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These Streets are Watching

These Streets are Watching is a 50-minute video on police accountability in three communities in the United States. The video documents incidents that its creators consider demonstrate the unnecessary use of force by the police. Independent filmmaker, Jacob Crawford, weaves the responses made in these three cities to police brutality into a single tale of community empowerment and direct action; the film conveys basic legal concepts that can provide practical help to groups and individuals seeking an understanding of their rights when dealing with police. The film is divided into sections that explain citizen's basic rights, tactics for documenting police activity and ideas for further action; these Streets Are Watching has been screened across the United States and has played on television across the nation. These Streets are Watching on IMDb These Streets Are Watching These Streets Are Watching These Streets Are Watching

Youngor Group

Youngor Group Company Limited is a public textiles and clothing enterprise in Ningbo, China. It is engaged in designing and selling clothing products with its "Youngor" brand for gentlemen’s clothing. Youngor was established in 1993, it was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 1998. Youngor is engaged in manufacture of apparels and textile products, as well as property development, its major products are suits and casual wears, with the brand named Youngor, as well as woven fabrics. It develops residential communities and commercial office buildings in Ningbo and Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, as well as Suzhou, Jiangsu province, it operates its businesses in overseas markets. In July 2011, Youngor - along with other major fashion and sportswear brands including Nike and Abercrombie & Fitch - was the subject of a report by the environmental group Greenpeace entitled'Dirty Laundry'. Youngor is accused of working with suppliers in China who, according to the findings of the report, contribute to the pollution of the Yangtze and Pearl Rivers.

Samples taken from one facility belonging to the Youngor Group located on the Yangtze River Delta and another belonging to the Well Dyeing Factory Ltd. located on a tributary of the Pearl River Delta revealed the presence of hazardous and persistent hormone disruptor chemicals, including alkylphenols, perfluorinated compounds and perfluorooctane sulfonate. Youngor Group Company Limited

Derek Hammond-Stroud

Derek Hammond-Stroud was an English baritone opera singer best known for his performances of German lieder and his international performances in opera the roles of Alberich in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, Herr Faninal in Der Rosenkavalier and Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. He made recordings, including a series of recordings of the Gilbert and Sullivan patter roles. Born in London, Hammond-Stroud was educated at the Salvatorian College and studied optometry at Northampton Institute, graduating in 1949, he studied voice at Trinity College of Music in London and abroad with Elena Gerhardt and Gerhard Hüsch. His concert debut was in 1955, with the UK premiere of Joseph Haydn's L'anima del filosofo at the St Pancras Festival. Hammond-Stroud made his lieder recital debut in 1956 at the Wigmore Hall, accompanied by Gerald Moore, his stage debut came in 1957 as Publio in La Clemenza di Tito. With Sadler's Wells Opera, his roles included Papageno in The Magic Flute, Dr. Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Melitone in Forza del Destino.

There, he was noted for his superb comic acting and fine diction in several Gilbert and Sullivan roles, including Ko-Ko in The Mikado. For ten years from 1961, Hammond-Stroud was a principal baritone with the English National Opera, he appeared at The Proms beginning in 1968. He became known for performances as Alberich in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, Herr Faninal in Der Rosenkavalier and Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. In such roles, Hammond-Stroud sang "with a strong, agreeable tone" and "brought the words vividly to life." He excelled in such modern opera roles as the vicar in Albert Herring. Operatic engagements included Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, Munich State Opera, Theater an der Wien, the Netherlands Opera, the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Glyndebourne. Hammond-Stroud performed numerous recitals in partnership with Moore, Geoffrey Parsons and others, including performances at the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Schubert-Saal in Vienna.

His concert and oratorio performances included appearances at the Edinburgh, Cheltenham and English Bach Festivals. In 1986 he inaugurated the Malta Festival of Music with a performance of Schubert's Winterreise song cycle, he appeared at the BBC Prom Concerts, sang in Spain and Denmark. He taught extensively. In retirement, from the late 1990s, he enjoyed studying philosophy. After hospitalisation, he moved into Shropshire in 2009 to go into a care home at Roden near Shrewsbury, he died there three years aged 86. Hammond-Stroud recorded extensively in Lieder, he sang in the BBC television premieres of Sir William Walton's The Bear and Façade at the Royal Albert Hall, the Aeolian Hall and at the Edinburgh Festival. For the BBC, between 1966 and 1989, Hammond-Stroud recorded his ENO and other Gilbert and Sullivan roles, including nearly the entire series of "patter" roles in 1989, as well as the roles of Reginald Bunthorne and Lord Chancellor in the 1982 Brent Walker videos of Patience and Iolanthe.

He was praised for his 1979 live recording with Geoffrey Parsons. In 1976 Hammond-Stroud was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music and in 1982 an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College of Music, he was the recipient of the Sir Charles Santley Memorial Gift and in 1987 was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. Derek Hammond-Stroud on IMDb Profile of Hammond-Stroud and review of his Die Winterreise at the Wayback Machine The Scotsman obituary

Sándor Fazekas

Sándor Fazekas is a Hungarian jurist and politician. He served as Minister of Rural Development Minister of Agriculture from 2010 to 2018, in the second and third cabinets of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, he served as mayor of his hometown, Karcag between 1990 and 2010. He attended elementary school in secondary school in Kisújszállás, he graduated cum laude as a lawyer from the Faculty of Law of the University of Szeged. After graduation, he worked as a legal adviser for SZIM Karcag Machice Factory joint-stock company, he served as mayor of Karcag between 1990 and 2010. He was a member of the General Assembly of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County between 1994 and 1998 and since 2002 as a faction leader of the Fidesz, he was working as a Member of Parliament and a deputy parliamentary group leader of the Fidesz between 1998 and 2002. He was a vice-president of local government section of the party, he functioned as a representative of the local government of Karcag, working in an individual constituency.

He was elected MP from the party's Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County Regional List in the 2006 parliamentary election. He was a member of the Committee on Budget and Audit Office, he was elected MP from Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County Regional List again in the 2010 parliamentary election. During his ministerial term, a new land law was developed and passed on 21 June 2013. Pro-government MPs passed a controversial new land law amid raucous protests in Parliament and the resignation of József Ángyán, a high-profile lawmaker from the governing party; the protesting MPs, led by Jobbik head Gábor Vona, were ordered by Deputy Speaker of Parliament János Latorcai to vacate the lectern, but they refused, leading to a delay in the session and the exclusion of the protesters from the vote. As the votes were being counted, Jobbik lawmakers shouted slogans including "Traitors" and "No, no, never," the latter a traditional protest chant against the post-World War I Treaty of Trianon. By contrast, Antal Rogán, leader of the Fidesz parliamentary group, called the new legislation a "historic step in ensuring protection for Hungarian land and the interests of Hungarian farmers."

He is married. His wife is Irén Kardalus, they have Sándor and Bence. MTI ki Magyar Távirati Iroda Zrt. Budapest 2008, 311. Old. ISSN 1787-288X Fazekas Sándor országgyűlési adatlapja Cikk az Index.hu honlapján

Good Sam Club

The Good Sam Club is an international organization of recreational vehicle owners and the largest organization of RV owners in the world. It is focused upon making RVing safer and more enjoyable, to save members money through club-endorsed benefits and services, it states. It was founded in 1966, is owned by the Good Sam Enterprises; the organization is affiliated with RV campgrounds. Credited as the founder of the Good Sam Club is Art Rouse, founder of TL Enterprises, a California-based publishing company responsible for Trailer Life magazine and MotorHome magazine. Rouse and his two sons acquired the organization in 1968 and further developed member benefits and RV-related services for which the club is known. Rouse sold TL Enterprises in the 1980s and died on June 19, 2007 following head injuries suffered as a result of a fall, at 89 years old. Good Sam Club is based in Colorado; the organization is owned by the Good Sam Enterprises, which owns Camping World, Coast to Coast Resorts, Trailer Life Publications, MotorHome Publications and the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory.

The organization offers additional services such as roadside assistance, RV insurance and RV extended warranties for additional fees. In 1985, the club had over 450,000 members, today has over 2.185 million members. The club's name comes from the Bible parable of the Good Samaritan, which tells of a traveler from the region of Samaria who helped a person along the road, robbed and beaten. In 2017, there were over 2,100 RV parks and campgrounds affiliated with the Good Sam organization in which club members receive a 10% discount on the nightly rate for staying in their parks; these RV parks have to meet a minimum standard of services and appearance to be considered for association. Good Sam publishes information to help members find parks that provide stated levels of services; the club sponsored the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway and the Camping World Truck Series' Good Sam Roadside Assistance Carolina 200 at Rockingham Speedway. Official website: GoodSamClub.com