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Liberate

(Liberate Technologies, San Mateo, CA) A software company that specialized in the information appliance field. Formerly Network Computer, Inc. (NCI), a spin-off from Oracle in 1996, it changed its name in 1999. The company initially promoted the NC Reference Profile specification, later turned over to The Open Group. Liberate provided client and server software for satellite, cable, telco, ISP and corporations to deliver thin computing services. In 2005 the company declared bankruptcy and sold its North American assets to Cox Communications and Comcast Corporation. See network computer.
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As mainstream media focused on the hair and dress styles of feminist activists and journalists derided women's liberationists as "ugly" and "unfeminine," some Americans were led to believe that, by failing to "look like" traditional women, feminists hoped to destroy womanhood and gender difference altogether.
I know a lot of animal liberationists and they are very nice people.
criticizes the liberationists' emphasis on justice and rights that lack the gifts of mercy and forgiveness and then calls upon the same liberationists to interpret how the "crucified communities" embody the very forgiveness that B.
Gerbard also discusses the work of other early women's liberationists such as
In the end Sartre, and the gay liberationists, won in court, a
The liberationists, however, say that they did not invent the division of society into a wealthy elite and an impoverished majority.
We should go back to the argument of the gay liberationists, who argued that people are not born heterosexual or homosexual, and rescue Freud's notion of "polymorphous perversity" instead of accepting the premise that our rights depend on proving that people are "born" gay or straight.
Leonardo Boff, Sean McDonagh, and other liberationists apply this principle with a "preferential option" for the "most threatened of other beings and species" (58).
Animal liberationists were yesterday accused of endangering the future of some of Britain's rarest species of bird after the release of thousands of factory-farmed mink into an environmentally-sensitive area.
Whereas the prohibitionists argue that everyone is heterosexual, the liberationists claim that all people are naturally pansexual, but that society pushes individuals to identify themselves as being of a certain sexual orientation.
Having done so, we introduce into the polarizations between liberals and liberationists the sense that the translation of cultures, whether assimilative or agonistic, is a complex act that generates borderline affects and identifications, "peculiar types of culture-sympathy and culture-clash.
But it is the best I know in bringing into relief questions that traditionalists, progressives, evangelicals, liberationists, and liberals all need to examine afresh.