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(neurology) the principle that the cortex of the brain operates as a coordinated system with large masses of neural tissue involved in all complex functioning

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His running mate Kalonzo Musyoka said his comments were not a call for mass action and he urged voters to stay calm and patient.
Largest Day of Mass Action Ever to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls With "Risings" Planned in 206 Countries
It is also the first mass action since the sentencing of three members of punk band Pussy Riot to two years in prison for an anti-Putin protest in an Orthodox cathedral, which has become a rallying cause for many in the opposition.
MASS ACTION Tony Dowling said unions could draw lessons from the strike and protest on November 30 last year
The Indonesia delegates march in the spirit of their national Constitution and their commitment to non-violent mass action, in their struggle to liberate Palestine and to defend the sovereignty of their very own nation from Israeli and American hegemony.
Also the striking groups maintain their mass action is connected to working conditions and salaries and is not in connection with the mounting pro-democracy movement.
This comes despite the fact that - unlike the mass action in London - Wales has not seen large-scale anti-capitalist protests.
They said that a planned one-day strike on June 30 by up to 750,000 teachers and civil servants would almost certainly be followed by further mass action in the autumn unless ministers changed course.
The author argues that Randolph's advocacy of direct mass action, nonviolent civil disobedience, and coalitions between Black and white workers helped shape the "toolkit" used so effectively by the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
The Royal Wedding is set to take place on April 29, and senior barons have agreed to meet early next year to co-ordinate mass action, with aims of launching strikes at the end of the same month as the wedding.
Not only is our health system weak, there is also the inability to sustain gains achieved with the mass action through international support," he added.
THE RSS on Tuesday threatened mass action against " unscrupulous and sinister" conspiracies against its office- bearers after senior functionary Indresh Kumar was named in the Ajmer blast case chargesheet.
Stuart Jones (not his real name) is one of the Midland parents involved in the mass action.
Eighteen people were arrested and charged over a five-day period, including 12 during Monday's mass action.