• Mcdonaldization Fast Food
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    Introduction Anti-Globalisation Protests We have recently seen major demonstrations in Seattle, Washington D. C. and Prague. The demonstrators were rioting against the outlets of various fashion houses, banks and fast food shops, most of them of western origin. There were the same scenes on TV from each city: tear-gas filled streets and police units trying to stop students and others from damaging shop-interiors and throwing chairs against windows, especially those of McDonald's. Those anti-glo...
  • Washington Post Economy Attacks World
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    Financial Effects of September 11 th September 11 th, like few other dates in the history of our country, will be permanently engraved in all American's memories. Even though the events of this tragic day are behind us, the economy is still feeling the burden of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The economy was already experiencing a fall off before the attack. Despite the struggling times, Wall Street analysts believed that with the six Federal Rate cuts, the Unit...
  • Violence And Rock Roll Hand In Hand
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    Violence and Rock & Roll: Hand in Hand? People that have been to concerts know what kind of damage goes on, and how many innocent people are hurt by the violence that goes on at these shows. This is something that needs to end. Many people have been punched, kicked, shoved, thrown, hit by flying objects, fallen, trampled, crushed and, sadly in many cases, sexually assaulted. Concert-goers have suffered from concussions, wounds, rape, and death. All this violence can be ended, but it's getting wo...
  • Adapting Poe Hop Frog
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    Differences in Film and Literature Today there are many differences between stories and film adaptations. When people read a book like Lord of The Rings they use one of the mind's greatest things, the imagination. When people read the story they imagine how the characters look, the way they act, where the story takes place, and other of the setting. Then when a movie such as "Lord of the Rings" comes out, they see the movie and see how the director has interpreted the story, many people are eith...
  • The Case Against The Death Pen
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    Crumley English 112 17 Sep 00 The Case Against Death Penalty This article was written by Eric M. Freedman, and was printed in the USA Today, magazine in March of 1997. Let us start right there with Mr. Freedman. Since this article appeared in the USA Today I assumed that this man was probably one that knew what he was talking about and probably well respected among his peers. He is a professor at Hofstra University School of Law where he teaches Constitutional Law and the Death Penalty. He has ...
  • Use Of Nanomaterials Nanotechnology Cancer Devices
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    Technology Innovation Would you ever think that one day super computing devices will be small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, or watching a piece of plastic recovering itself after a cut though it? Well, in the world of nanotechnology, this dream is within reach. Nanotechnology is advancing at an incredible rate and is paving the way for technology advancement in the future. Nanotechnology is nothing new. It has been around in the minds of scientists for decades, and is most easily descr...
  • Violence In Sports York Times
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    Sports Ethics Insights Brawls should result in automatic ejection Bearings and brawls make pitchers and hitters look foolish, writes SI. com columnist Phil Taylor, but, more important, there is too much potential for injury. Taylor suggests adding two rules: (1) Any pitcher who hits a batter in the face or head is automatically ejected from the game. Intent doesn't matter. (2) Any player who joins a fight is automatically ejected from the game, suspended from the next, and fined. See "Dumb and d...