47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video That Rocked the 2012 by David Corn

47 Percent: Uncovering the Romney Video That Rocked the 2012 by David Corn

By David Corn

From the reporter who broke the Romney video tale, forty seven percentage finds for the 1st time the dramatic story of ways David Corn, Washington Bureau leader at mom Jones, MSNBC analyst and writer of the recent York instances bestseller Showdown, discovered of its lifestyles, positioned the resource, authenticated the video, and persuaded the resource to allow him unlock it. In forty seven percentage, Corn recounts how the forty seven percentage video healthy into the continuing narrative of the 2012 election and drastically replaced the process the crusade. This speedy, on-the-news ebook additionally positive aspects an astute evaluation of the 1st debate among President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of every candidate as they head into the ultimate stretch of this historic election.

David Corn is the Washington bureau leader for mom Jones journal and an analyst for MSNBC and NBC information. he's the writer of the recent York occasions bestsellers Hubris (with Michael Isikoff) and The Lies of George W. Bush, and frequently offers remark on nationwide Public Radio.

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State ownership of railways and the postal service was complete in Europe, and only Spain broke the otherwise 100 per cent nationalization of the telecommunications sector. State ownership could prove expensive. Subsidies to state railways in 1977 (percentage of current and capital expenditure not covered by traffic receipts) were 46 per cent for Germany, 44 per cent for France, 69 per cent for Italy, 28 per cent for Britain and 16 per cent for Sweden. Although on average state enterprises failed to break even between 1948 and 1980, telecoms and electricity supply were typically profitable until the 1970s, as were airlines, with the exception of Lufthansa.

Marshall Foundation (2007); Harm G. Schröter, ‘Americanization in Europe in the Twentieth Century’, special edition of European Review of History 15, no. 4 (2009); Matthias Kipping and Ove Bjarnar, The Americanisation of European Business. The Marshall Plan and the Transfer of US Management Models, London: Routledge (1998). 19 Shared supra-national policies and institutions must have played a role in the common ‘catch up’ of the European economies; developments such as the Bretton Woods system, the EPU, the formation of the ECSC, the Common Market and the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) – even the Soviet Council for Mutual Economic Assistance – certainly facilitated this process.

51 Van der Wee’s ‘central consultation’ category includes Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria and Belgium. These countries institutionalized cooperation, advice and discussion between the ‘social partners’, that is workers and employers. His second group of economies, those with ‘neo-free market’ institutions, are exemplified by West Germany, where the Freiberg School and Walter Eucken were intellectually influential. After the war, some cartels were dismantled, some firms were privatized or broken up, the big banks were split up, and support was provided for SMEs as Mittelstandspolitik (discriminatory, and not horizontal policies).

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