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This project has been made possible by the help of many individuals who gave generously of their time to aid me in my efforts. My thanks go to all of them. My friend and advisor, Lilian R. Furst, taught me comparative literature, helped me through the various stages of becoming a comparatist, provided invaluable advice, read the many incarnations of this study, believed in me and always found words of encouragement. My warmest thanks go to her. My thanks also go to Joy Kasson, Stirling Haig, Susan Navarette, and Eric Downing for serving on my dissertation committee. I would also like to thank Everett Emerson, the first to ...
in Europe that would give the German nation the necessary land mass, resources, and expansion of population needed to be able to economically and militarily compete with other powers. 3 The Nazis claimed that Jews were the greatest threat to the Aryan race and the German nation. They considered Jews a parasitic race that attached itself to various ideologies and movements to secure its self-preservation, such as: the Enlightenment , liberalism , democracy , parliamentary politics , capitalism , industrialisation , Marxism and trade unionism . To rescue Germany from the effects of the Great Depression , Nazism promoted an economic
Tax Justice Network: WANTED - Platonic Guardians for a New Era of ...
Capitalism v3.0 - the crisis-ridden era ushered in by Britain's Margaret Thatcher and the USA's Ronald Reagan - was declared dead and buried in the wake of Lehman Bank's collpase. The search is now on for a blueprint for Capitalism v4.0, and economist Anatole Kaletsky has joined the ranks of those looking for signs of what this brave new era might look like. In the following review of Kaletsky's new book, Michael Prowse explores his ideas and, amongst other matters, suggests that Kaletsky ducks on possibly the most important issue: the role of progressive taxation in redressing the unacceptable ... market research, surveys and trends
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Most of Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still in the Gulf. There does exist a strain of bacterium that can degrade PAHs, but it is a genetically engineered species and the government has never allowed its release even though it’s almost 40 years old. The wikipedia article about the inventor ( stated that it was used in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, but I never read or heard any such thing and I’m a microbiologist/genetic engineer by training. I had heard that Dr. Chakrabarty was resigned that the bug would never be used because of ... market research, surveys and trends


Venezuela's Oil-Based Economy - Council on Foreign Relations
Oil generates about 80 percent of the country�s total export revenue, contributes about half of the central government�s income, and is responsible for about one-third of the country�s gross domestic product (GDP). Increases in world oil prices in recent years have allowed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to expand social program spending, bolster commercial ties with other countries, and boost his own international profile. Though Chavez has threatened to stop exporting Venezuelan oil and refined petroleum products to the United States, its biggest oil-trading partner, experts say a significant short-term shift in oil relations ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Financialization of Capitalism - Monthly Review
Changes in capitalism over the last three decades have been commonly characterized using a trio of terms: neoliberalism, globalization, and financialization. Although a lot has been written on the first two of these, much less attention has been given to the third.1 Yet, financialization is now increasingly seen as the dominant force in this triad. The financialization of capitalism—the shift in gravity of economic activity from production (and even from much of the growing service sector) to finance—is thus one of the key issues of our time. More than any other phenomenon it raises the question: has capitalism ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Mauritius: The First Hundred Days - Different Viewpoints, Different Perceptions
Port Louis — This week, our guests have been invited to comment on the first hundred days of the new government. One of them sees it as "forlorn and in sulky mood", another uses a nice sporting metaphor to introduce a hymn of praise for it. The others fall somewhere in between... and even add a touch of humour to the debate. Not even half time left By Ashvin LUXIMON, Barrister Much is being said about the first 100 days of this present government. True to say that there is a new crew on board, however, there is one essential element which many seem to ignore: there has been no change of captain! Having said this, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
A Master Of Sweet Deals
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit In 1934, with the world in the throes of the Depression, an enterprising trader brought the New York sugar market to its knees, orchestrating what he later described as "the only perfect squeeze that was ever pulled." Julio Lobo, the Venezuela-born Cuban citizen who engineered the coup from his Wall Street office, had already gained notice in trading circles after ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Paul Crosthwaite Anticipations of the Accident: Modernist Fiction ...
Knezevic, Figures of Finance Capitalism: Writing, Class, and Capital in the Age of Dickens (London: Routledge, 2003); Francis O'Gorman (ed.), Victorian ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Michigan's Capital Outlay Process
FIGURES. Figure 1. Michigan Capital Outlay Process ............................. ............................... 4. Figure 2. SBA Financing Process . ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
JOURNAL OF APPLIED CORPORATE FINANCE. As shown in Figure 2, the corporate tax advan- tage of debt was moderately important in capital ...
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When you bail out the likes of AIG, who gets the taxpayer money ...
"When AIG received a bailout worth $182.5 billion, it reimbursed Goldman and other banks, which then repaid their customers... According to Grassley, the documents show that the five banks or companies ultimately receiving the largest amount of taxpayer money were DZ Bank AG in Germany, which received $1.18 billion; Banco Santander Central Hispano SA of Spain, which received $484 million; Ireland's Zulma Finance PLC, which received $416 million; Infinity Finance PLC in Britain, which received $277 million; and Britain's Sierra Finance PLC, which received $223 million." Sorry, but these answers are BS. If a bank ...