• Upton Sinclair Novels People Industries
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    Upton Sinclair Through numerous articles, stories, and novels Upton Sinclair brought to the public s attention unsafe, unsanitary working conditions and promoted social activism and the regulation of private industries and the government control of all vital industries (gas, heat, public transportation, phone, electricity, etc. ). Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore September 1878 in an upper-class family, he was raised in Baltimore and in New York City. His father was a liquor salesman and his...
  • Energy Deregulation Electricity Prices
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    As we have witnessed the rolling blackouts and emergency alerts throughout many parts of our state of California within the past 12 months, there is a question waiting to be answered. Why do we have an energy crisis when there are other states that are doing just fine? Before we come to any hasty conclusion, let us ask ourselves what happened to the energy policy during the mid 90 s? During that period the electric utilities went from being highly regulated to being deregulated following the tre...
  • Wal Mart Businesses Taos Local
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    web Business, Jobs, Taxes and Prices in Taos Support your friends and neighbors and local businesses. Say NO to an SS Wal-Mart! Since Wal-Mart came to Taos, the number of retail businesses decreased from 438 to 231. In the last five years alone, retail jobs decreased from 3156 to 1500. (US census, pub 1/2003) Those closed businesses and the lost jobs supported community members, their children, their employees, and the stores in which they shopped. More local businesses will close after a Wal-Ma...
  • Home Market Military Manufacturing Technology
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    The Economic Underpinnings of the First Industrial Revolution in England The manufacture of military munitions and the development of a home market were critical underpinnings of the first industrial revolution in Britain. Military manufacturing supported by the British Government contributed directly to technological innovation and spurred industrialization. This is because the companies that choose to fulfill the government contracts to make military munitions found money could be made if new ...
  • Larry Summers Memo Developed Countries
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    Larry Summer's Memo A controversy exists whether the World Bank should be encouraging migration of dirty industries to less-developed countries. Larry Summer challenges that the World Bank should persuade such a migration. Others contend that these less-developed countries, despite their economic plight, should not be coerced into harboring dirty industries, a position I support. (A 1) In his first argument Summer wants to force a sudden increase in pollution, which would cause an improvement in...
  • Essay About Cooper Industries
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    Essay About Cooper Industries OVERVIEW: Cooper Industries is a broadly diversified manufacturer of electrical and general industrial products, and energy related machinery and equipment. The company operates in three different business segments with 21 separate profit centers. These segments include electrical and electronic, commercial and industrial, compression, drilling and energy equipment. The product line is consisted of cheap fuses to $3 million compressor tribune sets along with product...
  • Trade Protectionism Short Term
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    Protection is any attempt by the government to give the domestic producer an artificial advantage over a foreign producer. The government can protect its industries in three ways: restricting the quantity of imports (quotas), lowering the price for domestic producers (subsidy) or increasing the price of imports (tariffs). Australia now stands at the crossroads of two paths. Should we continue as we are, reducing tariffs, which since the mid 80 s has seen Australia s ratio of exports and imports ...
  • The New Business Economic Growth
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    The latter part of the nineteenth century was a time of unprecedented economic growth in the United States. The advances made during, and the effects of, the industrial revolution of the late eighteenth century put the US on a course for increased productivity and economic growth in the late nineteenth century. The nation now stretched across the North American continent from the Atlantic to the pacific coasts. Connected by railroad lines, transportation between the cities and far off areas of t...
  • Universities Make University Students
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    Most of the Universities in the world are commercialized. It is essential to get by all the infrastructures, physical facilities and education resources in the universities; however, the universities make an increment of 5-15% of fee every semester, and give a terrible trouble to the student. I have seen many US students working for years after their B. A. degrees or equivalent, and they are afraid of financial support to continue their Master's or Ph. D. degrees. The universities are doing goo...
  • The Great Depression 1920 Industries Economy
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    Looking back in history the one thing that caught my eye was the great depression. I wanted to learn more and get a better understanding of exacting what was the great depression. Even though I have learned about it in other history classes. I never really understood of what happen or what cause the depression and that is why I choice to do my research paper on this particular topic. After doing this research paper it help me to understand what was the real cause of the great depression for exam...
  • Future India Industries One World
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    India of the future India is a country of vast resources. The future India of my dreams will be self sufficient in every single way possible. It will be a peace loving country. But at the same time it will not allow itself to be taken advantage of. It will be a permanent member of the UN Security Council due to the need for an unbiased member, which is not linked with any superpower. It will be able to manufacture its own missiles completely (not with any intention of using them except for extre...