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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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The second moment was the "the founding of a liberationist church" (the independent black church movement).
At the other end were the more activist publishers, who had rethought the liberationist agenda from revolutionary change of social structures towards a more tangible program of building gay community, including the commercial bars.
In this manner, it parts company with a more celebratory interpretation of history found in conventional liberationist historiography.
The introduction explains that the book is not liberationist but rather a liberative ethics approach.
He looks back to Paulo Freire and Frantz Fanon as early empowerment theorists and considers their legacy among liberationist organizers, leftists, community organizers, feminists and black radicals.
Mirroring this homologous methodology, Partridge's central claim is that the spread and reception of dub in the United Kingdom led to a significant shift in the music's meaning, which brought about a gradual dilution of the original Jamaican liberationist discourse.
(4) Although the Dayton feminists Ezekiel uncovers always affiliated with liberationist politics that would transform, as opposed to reform, society, they also "saw no contradiction in supporting the NOW campaign to end sex-segregated classified ads, or other liberal feminist demands." (5)Despite blurring at the grassroots level, the categories "liberal" and "radical" remain useful constructs because they provide a way to distinguish between distinct ideologies and approaches.
Aren't religiously motivated and legitimated ideals of masculinity precisely the cause of problems regarding gender justice, sexual diversity, and liberationist spiritual practices?
The essays by Ruether (Catholicism) and, in particular, Ellis (Judaism) come from the far left of their traditions and hence inadequately assess the liberationist potential in more mainstream Catholicism and Judaism.
Not only are they compatible, but, according to Zamir, there are a number of good arguments for why one should be both a speciesist and an animal liberationist, the central one being based on the '[wjeighty practical ramifications' that follow from the 'deradicalization' of the animal liberation movement and the embracing by animal liberationists of 'conservative, widely shared, moral beliefs' (xi).