Thor Halvorssen is a Venezuelan human right activist also known as Thor Leonardo Halvorssen Mendoza. Thor is also a film producer with major contributions and attributes in various fields of public interest advocacy, civil liberties, individual rights as well as public policy. Thor also contributes to pro-democracy advocacy.
In August 2007, Thor was described by the New York Times as a maverick; they further stated him as an individual who champions the underdog and the powerless. He is also a writer and writes for Forbes magazine and is a columnist at the left-leaning Huffington Post.His opinions have featured regularly on various platforms. Learn more about Thor Halvorssen: https://www.reddit.com/r/SandersForPresident/comments/48r7bk/thor_halvorssen_foxnews_probably_expected_me_to/
Thor founded Oslo Freedom Foundation (OFF). It is a foundation that hosts a transformative annual conference. Devoted human rights advocates, technology entrepreneurs, activists and various world leaders meet and engage in a discussion to brainstorm and share their stories and experience. The leaders also have a chance to discussing multiple ways of expanding freedom and also unleash human potential all over the world.
The Economists describe the foundation as the spectacular human rights festival and further stated that the foundation soon it will be a human-rights equivalent to Davos economic forum.
Thor Halvorssen is also the president of Human Rights Foundation (HRF). HRF is a non-profit organization that is devoted to protecting and promoting human rights across the globe. The team is most focused on closed societies. Therefore the nonpartisan Foundation contributes towards uniting people with a common cause of defending and protecting human rights.
The HRF also is committed to supporting liberal democracy. The mission of the foundation is to ensure that freedom is promoted and equally preserved across the world. HRF under the leadership of Thor Halvorssen focuses on establishing ideals for various human rights movements.
Thor was born in Venezuela and is a descendant of the first president Cristobal Mendoza. His father Thor Halvorssen Hellum also served as an ambassador for anti-Narcotic affairs in Venezuela and also as a special overseas investigator. Thor graduated from the University of Pennsylvania; he also attended Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa where he studied History and Political Science concurrently.
JiRe10 November 30, 2016
Posted In: Political Science
Christmas is the best time of the year for any person even the stone hearted Ebenezer Scrooge. This is the day when people express joy, love to the fellow beings. It is a day of happiness and every person deserves to be happy on this special day. Christmas is a special occasion, particularly for children. It is tough for them when their parents are interned. However, Securus Technologies have come up with an excellent technology which connect these children with their loved ones.
Securus Technologies has introduced a revolutionary technology which provides video visitation to the jail inmates which allow them to talk to their loved ones on Christmas Day. In a video ad published by the Securus technology there is a video of a young boy opening his present while his father from jail can talk to him and look at him. This is a touching ad and makes you realize the bigger objective which Securus Technologies has achieved with its video visitation technology.
Securus Technology is the leading company based in Dallas, Texas which is the largest provider of detainee communication, parole tracking and information management. Currently, the country is linked to about 2.600 correction facilities in 45 states of the U.S. , Canada and Mexico. The company offers technical solutions and customer services to the correction communities and inmates. About 1,000,000 number of detainees are benefited from the service of this company all around the country. Richard A. Smith serves as the current CEO of the enterprise.
Feature and benefits:
- Securus Technology uses the most robust software in scheduling meetings for the inmates so that they can talk to their families on Christmas Day. The software demands your user id and photo identification before scheduling a meeting for you. The system makes sure that visits are only allowed in the available time slots fixed by the jail.
- Securus Video Visitation Technology offers the facility of live recording. Also, the prison authority can scrutinize the video for investigation purpose too.
- The video visitation technology provides safer, secure visitation where the family can have more than one visit. Also, more than one family member can be included.
- It rules out the smuggling of illegal objects inside the prison.
- The risky movement of prisoners inside the jail is also not needed.
- It is less expensive for the inmates’ family considering the cost of total in – person visits.
JiRe10 November 28, 2016
Posted In: Inmate Communication
The athletic wear powerhouse called Fabletics has enjoyed explosive growth over the last few years. They have been able to expand their company to reflect over $250 million in growth in the last three years since their launch. They follow the business model of the parent company JustFab. Fabletics follows the same approach by offering the customer a monthly boutique on marieclaire.com which is a collection of clothing that is picked personally for the subscriber by the in-house style team. The customer is asked to answer questions regarding personal style and overall preferences.
Fabletics is not just a company that is centered around fashion but is a company that is highly advanced in the technical field as well. Kate Hudson is scheduled to make an appearance at the Recode Commerce event this year to talk about how Fabletics has joined the ranks of some of the most technologically advanced retail companies in business today. One of the ways that their cutting edge technology assists them with business is that it allows them to target certain areas where particular styles are most popular and then tailoring the shipment to that area to fit the desires of the customers.
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Fabletics believes in providing the most up to date fashions for all age groups and sizes. They pride themselves on being all inclusive. That is part of the Fabletics brand that is so appealing to customers. The brand has become so sought after that brick and mortar stores have been opened in some cities and more are expected to open soon to meet customer demand. They rely on the technology that they use in conjunction with the website to determine that customer need and fulfill the demand where it warrants. Fabletics star is continuing to rise and continued growth is expected in the next several years. To date, Fablectics has become a household name with fans of the brand all over the country.
JiRe10 November 27, 2016
Posted In: Active Wear
The M&A Advisor nominated Madison Street Capital for two prestigious accolades due to its outstanding performance in the financial sector. Madison was nominated in the category of International and Industrials Deal of the Year (below $100M) and Investment Banking Firm of the Year. The founder and CEO of Madison Street Capital, Charles Botchway, said that his company is pleased to have received an investment banking award nomination. He also mentioned that his company is focused on linking clients with the latest and fastest growing business ventures.
Madison Street Capital’s managing director, Karl D’Cunha, played an integral role in helping Dowco to acquire Acuna & Asociados S.A. When interviewed regarding the acquisition, Karl said that the process was complex since it involved companies situated in different geographical locations. The M&A Advisor nominated Madison Street Capital due to the successful completion of the acquisition deal.
The M&A Advisor
The 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards ceremony is scheduled for November 9, 2016. Nominees for the awards are also expected to show up at the New York Athletic Club, where the ceremony will be hosted. The M&A Advisor is an organization founded in 1998 to award financial professionals and companies. The organization also offers insights on M&A activities to financial companies. Over the last eighteen years, the organization has connected top performing leaders and companies in the financial industry across the world with brilliant services.
Madison Street Capital LLC
Charles Botchway founded Madison Street Capital LLC in 2005 as an international investment banking company. The company’s main offices are situated in Chicago, Illinois, and it has offices in Asia, North America, and Africa. The company facilitates mergers and acquisitions and offers financial advisory services to its clients. It believes that most business owners have trouble when choosing an advisor because of the diverse investment banking companies that are available these days. Madison Street Capital targets business owners who seek corporate financial advisory services. These services are offered based on the company’s commitment to excellence, integrity, and leadership. They enable the company’s clients to excel in the global investment-banking marketplace.
Madison Street Capital’s experts value the goals and objectives of their customers. They are aware of the fact that the clients have different tastes and preferences. Based on their unrivaled experience and knowledge in investing banking, they also pay close attention to emerging markets and believe that these markets are an opportunity for the company to get more clients. The specialists have also facilitated successful financial advisory services, transfers of ownership, M&A transactions, and capital raises. Madison Street Capital has earned a good reputation from clients in the international investment-banking marketplace due to an unconditional commitment to providing outstanding services.
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JiRe10 November 10, 2016
Posted In: Uncategorized
Self Expression 101
If you love to make a bold statement in your style, then you simply must get to know Lime Crime. This popular brand of cosmetics is unique, bold and beautiful and is a great form of self expression. The appeal of this company is obvious- colors like this are not seen in any other cosmetic companies. Doe Deere, the creator of Lime Crime worked hard to create a highly unique collection that grasps attention from nearly anyone and everyone, even if color isn’t normally in your makeup palette. Doe brought something new to the industry when natural was the in look, and now her company is a roaring success.
Meet the Collection
One very popular product in the Lime Crime collection is the Velvetines lip stains. These beautiful lip shades come in either metallic or matte, both of which can be hard to find in other cosmetic lines. Matte color is a huge trend right now and metallic is good for special occasions when the statement needs to be even bolder. The Velvetines are known to be completely transfer proof, and also to be very longlasting. Finding a lasting lip color is nearly impossible but Doe pulls it off with her unique and fun Velvetines lip collection.
Going With Your Gut
You will immediately fall in love with Doe and her line the second you lay eyes on them. Doe is a beautiful form of self expression and takes inspiration from her fans and followers when making new shades of color for her collection. Lime Crime can provide such a unique makeup experience and allow you to express yourselves by being creative with the colors that you truly love. If you are looking for a statement making shade of color, you can count on Doe Deere’s collection to do just that. See examples for yourself on social media, especially Lime Crime – Tumblr page, or Celia Leslie’s helpful tutorial where she tries on tons of different Lime Crime shades for her YouTube special video.
JiRe10 November 1, 2016
Posted In: What I Like
I have been placing bets on college football most of my life, and I haven’t always had the best of luck. I used to spend so much time going with my gut feelings. I lost a lot of money that way. Now I am using Covers.com and my friends just cannot believe my luck. It is no surprise to see my friends asking me for advice before they place bets. I have no problem telling them where I am getting such great information for betting. I am doing the research on Covers.com, and this is how I have become such a pro at betting on college football games.
I would say that there are a lot of websites that have this type of information for people that want to place bets. I just think that Covers.com has more relevant information about bets and the way that people can improve their odds. I never realized that there was a website that had this type of information. I was happy to discover that Covers.com had everything that I needed to help me get my bets in order. I see that there are a variety of games that people can play on the website if they want to spread out their bets among different things. It is the best website for anyone that wants to get up to speed on their favorite teams.
I would love to say that I want every college football game for every team that I like. This would be a lie if I said this though. There are too many times and too many games for me to see all of that. I would much rather go to the Covers.com website and check the stats. This allows me to gauge the point spread and figure out who may have a chance of winning.
Football is an amazing game. I love it, but I can’t say that I would have the same insight on the winning teams if I did not have Covers.com. This is the website that has helped me find out what teams are going to be playing better. I know if there are injured team members that are vital to the game thanks to Covers.com. This is the way that I stay abreast of all that is happening in the sports world even when I don’t get the chance to watch all of the college games.
JiRe10 November 1, 2016
Posted In: College Sports