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 ...

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 ...

Merchants Of Despair

Author: Robert Zubrin
Publisher: Encounter Books
ISBN: 1594035695
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Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of
Antihumanism Robert Zubrin. THE. QUESTION. OF. FINITUDE. Finally we come
to “finitude,” a quasi-religious concept upon which the Malthusians stake the
ultimate truth of their dogma. “Yes,” they cry, “you humans may be ... trillion trillion
(6 × 1024) kilograms. That means that even if the human population expanded a
thousandfold, from its current six billion to six trillion, there would still be a trillion
kilograms ...

United States Of America Congressional Record Proceedings And Debates Of The 110th Congress Second Session Volume 154 Part 13

Publisher: Government Printing Office
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If you drill one well in ANWR, you've got an almost 100 percent chance of finding
a well that will produce tens of thousands of barrels a day, millions of barrels a
year, billions of barrels over the life of the field, but we can't do it because. in the
1920s ... I don't think that's radical. Is it radical to drill in the eastern Gulf of Mexico
, which even the Democrats are beginning to think might make some sense? ls it
radical to see what's off the Atlantic coast? Do you know how much exploration,
how ...

The Advertising Age Encyclopedia Of Advertising

Author: John McDonough
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135949069
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It brought together more than $6 billion in billings and operations in 27 countries,
to form the number-seven global agency. Its client list was a who's who of
industry, including car brands Citroen ... Séguéla, a longtime critic of both the
Havas media group and its Eurocom subsidiary, did a famous about-face on the
day of the buyout, stating at a media conference that the deal marked “the
happiest day of my life.” In fact, Séguéla was probably happier to save his skin. Ill
-timed network ...

The Life Of Isaac Newton

Author: Richard S. Westfall
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521477376
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Wound up as tighdy as he was now, and with his honor at stake, he could not put
the dispute aside simply because his antagonist had died. It was 1723 when its
final faint echo was ... and the set of seven added to the Latin edition. Continuing
a retreat from the radical stance of earlier years, he now postulated a cosmic
aether ... and exceedingly more elastick and active." He concluded indeed that
the ratio of its elastic force to its density must be more than 490 billion times that
of air.

Intelligent Spaces

Author: Alan Steventon
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781846284298
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In today's iSpaces, while human life will not normally be at stake, the underlying
principles and technology are much the same. Today our homes are rapidly
being filled ... Today embedded computers account for 98% of all computer
production, with an annual production of around 8 billion microprocessors [4],
most being integrated into domestic appliances such as video recorders,
washing machines, mobile telephones, and all manner of everyday electronic
appliances. Furthermore ...

Global Governance And Financial Crises

Author: Meghnad Desai
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134405685
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The three routes to financial crises Figure 7.1 shows the key 'Kindlebergian' issue
at stake: the extraordinary surge in capital inflows following financial
liberalisation in all crisiscountries. The turnaround is extraordinary: in the case of
Brazil the difference between the two periods amounts to about US$220 billion,
in Mexico US$150 billion, and in the three East Asian countries US$260 billion (
all figures at constant 1999 values). The principal component of these surges in
capital inflows ...