Radicals On The Road

Author: Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801468183
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Instituted from 1948 to 1952, this package alone siphoned thirteen billion U.S.
dollars from the national budget. Concurrent with this economic aid, the United
States committed its troops to the Korean War, the first conflict in which inte—
grated military units were deployed. After fighting over a period of three years,
1950-1953, the war ended with a stalemate, the loss of over fifty—four thousand
American lives, and fifty—four billion dollars in expenditures. In this tense political
context, ...

Radical Research

Author: John Schostak
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134149492
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Smugglers rake in around €4 billion (£2.7 billion) a year from the EU, reckons
Michael Jandl, of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, an
intergovernmental think-tank based in Vienna. (Legrain 2006: 38) And within
each state there are ... Evaluation, then, is radical to the extent that it manifests
what is at stake for whomsoever, in terms of the rights to be involved in decisions
about the distribution of resources. By identifying the principles under which
resources are ...

Radical Future Pasts

Author: Romand Coles
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813145546
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Taking up this challenge requires asking of our arguments or debates one of
Euben's recurring questions: “What is at stake—and what, specifically, for the
movements and meanings of democratization? ... As neoliberal configurations
rapidly eviscerate democratic life, jeopardize the immediate survival of billions of
human beings, and threaten an ecological catastrophe of planetary proportions;
as the “changing–same” of white supremacy reinvents Jim Crow as a racialized
gulag ...

The Citizen S Stake

Author: Will Paxton
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1861347006
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Fatalism easily shades into a conservatism from which standpoint any idea for
radical change – whether it be to increase IHT to pay for a generous citizen's
inheritance (as proposed by White), or to abolish IHT (as proposed by
Pennington) – seems unrealistic: 'They'd have to find the 2.4 billion elsewhere [if
we abolished IHT].' (female, 23, Oxford) 'In an ideal world I'd like ... on the basic
hypothecation issue. Table 2.3:Views on hypothecation at the start and end of 28
The citizen's stake.

Radical E

Author: Joel Kurtzman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471150851
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does business—from supplies to marketing—using the Internet. According to
BusinessWeek, because of new e-commerce initiatives as well as other
restructuring efforts, Nestle's net profit rose nearly 35 percent in the first half of
2000 to $1.7 billion. ... What we have presented in Radical E are companies that
have gotten the basics right, that have established table stakes to the game, and
that have met or exceeded those stakes. The lessons they offer are many, but the
foundation for ...

A Radical Green Political Theory

Author: Alan Carter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136290281
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If it is our moral obligation to 'wade in' when in so doing we would prevent harm
befalling an innocent, then it is, surely, also our moral obligation to 'wade in'
when one person is acting so as to endanger an innocent person's life. So, while
... generations, it is surely incontrovertible that we are presently acting so as to be
running a significant risk of so doing — indeed, acting so as to be running a
significant risk of causing billions of future people almost unimaginable suffering.
But that is ...

Outsourcing For Radical Change

Author: Jane C. Linder
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814427828
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Preussag stepped into the bidding, ultimately paying £1.8 billion ($2.995 billion)
for Thomson. However, to get EU approval for the acquisition, Preussag agreed
to sell its stake in Thomas Cook. In a complex deal, the financial services half of
Thomas Cook was sold to Travelex for £440 million (732 million) and the travel
half to C&N Touristic for £550 million ($915 million). According to Stefan Pichler,
C&N's chief executive, "Preussag have paid DM 189 million [$432. 5 million] per

Party Parliament And Personality

Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134821212
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Within six months of the promulgation of the 1993 Law four major privatisations
had taken place: the reduction of the state's direct and indirect stake in Crédit
Local de France from 50.5 per cent to 20 per cent; the highly successful flotation
of the BNP which raised FF28 billion and attracted 2.8 million shareholders (a
figure beaten only by the Paribas privatisation of 1986); the no less successful
sale of the state's 43 per cent stake in Rhône-Poulenc which raised FF13 billion;
the flotation ...

The Men Behind Def Jam The Radical Rise Of Russell Simmons And Rick Rubin

Author: Alex Ogg
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0857121081
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Seagram's putsch on the music industry, a $10 billion shopping spree by chief
executive Edgar Bronfman Jr, whose father once crossed swords with Minister
Farrakhan, raised eyebrows in the business community as well as the world of '
old money' from whence Bronfman came (though he actually writes pop songs
under the pseudonym Junior Miles, and has more sympathy for musicians than
some might have thought). He'd used the proceeds from Seagram's sale of its
stake in ...

Rising U S Stakes In Africa

Author: Africa Policy Advisory Panel
Publisher: CSIS
ISBN: 9780892064465
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Nigeria now provides the United States with 7 percent of its imported oil, and new
energy sector investments totaling in the tens of billions of dollars are planned by
American and European oil companies. Among large oil-rich developing nations,
Nigeria is arguably the most vulnera— ble and unstable. Internally, it is under an
intense challenge from radical Islam as well as from armed, disaffected minority
groups in the oil center of the southeast. Its per capita gross domestic product ...