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Family and More : Enemies or Friends?

By: Helena Harper

...close shave it had been. Through bombed ruins she makes her way each day to British Army HQ, showing German clerks how to impress with expert, effici... ...her family and house her rewards in this life she has made across the sea. A British citizen of many years, yet still the voice betrays an accent ever... ...uished service, mentioned in dispatches, family honor retrieved. Part of the British occupation on the shattered German soil, encounter with a native... ...cting perhaps would have suited her more, for sincerity is not a trait that brands this soul; her friendliness a facade that quickly dissolves under...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...ccessive Vertical Oligopolies", that authors studied: "An oligopoly model with two brands. Each downstream firm chooses one brand to sell on a fina... ...t for the other brand at an extra cost. (They concluded that) when more downstream brands choose one brand, more upstream firms will specialize in ... ...y or the more veteran American OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation), the British ECGD, and the French COFACE - shift political risk from ... ...conomic efficiency." Differential pricing is also the outcome of globalization. As brands become ubiquitous and as the information superhighway ren... ...istic countries. Why are inventors in America more productive than their French or British counterparts - at least judging by the number of patents... ...ranchised and undervalued them. Hitler, who fancied himself an artist, labeled the British a "nation of shopkeepers" in one of his bouts of raging ... ...ut every other profession - is driven by jealousy. The eminent Nobel prize winning British economist and philosopher of Austrian descent, Friedrich... ... the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ... ..." David Andolfatto, from the Department of Economics of Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, in his "U.S. Military Spending and the...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...f opprobrium and odium is hardly surprising, or unprecedented. Empires - Rome, the British, the Ottomans - were always targeted by the disgruntled,... ... US foreign policy. Thus, the American Empire is closer to the commercially driven British Empire than to the militarily propelled Roman one. Actu... ..., isn't America's reign merely the successor of Britain's? Wasn't it John Locke, a British philosopher, who said that expansion - a "natural right"... ...nocents in the process. More than 100,000 civilians died in Iraq since the American-British led "liberation". Yet, as New-York and Madrid and London... ...with these developments in Europe and North America and began to espouse their own brands of jingoistic patriotisms. Attempts to impose liberal-dem... ...lationships. This was also manifested during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. British intelligence and part of the Pakistani intelligence comm...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...ative offerings vying for the consumer's time and attention, beyond just competing brands. To fabricate what may be a farfetched illustration, Gene... ...epts: In the marketing context, it is very difficult to define the attributes of brands that give rise to differences in the worth of those brands... ...on trialability and then segmenting the market on the basis of fear appeals. (Some British "Think Before You Drink Before You Drive" commercials pull... ...product positioning involves the following: a) Determining just what the competing brands are. They could be other brands of the same class, or they... ...he new product. create favorable association. and encourage "switching" from other brands of manpower sources. Copy strategy is to emphasize freedom... ...switching"? Attitude ( or habit) change occurs in individuals whether they change brands, quantities purchased, preconceived ideas, or voting prefer... ... Ill. : Free Press. Pol1ay, Richard W. 1968. " A Model of Family Decision Making." British Journal of Marketirzg 33, 206-16. Pool, Ithiel De Sola, ...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...the Employment Bureau. This is much like the very successful American and British schemes of “Welfare to Work”. I recommend linking the size of i... ...enerally accepted in most industrial countries after the war. In 1944 the British government stated in its White Paper on Employment Policy that "th... ...nd stable level of employment after the war." One of the most influential British economists at this time was Sir William Beveridge, whose book Full... ...hasing power." The Employment Act was less specific as to policy than the British government's White Paper, but it established a council of economic... ...in 1944 the Social Democrats published a document somewhat similar to the British White Paper, and other such declarations were made in Canada and A... ...nd imported within a rising tide of international trade, as international brands develop – the biggest restructuring of labour markets is taking pla...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...as an important factor. Some conspiracy theorists, such as Webster Tarpley in his "British Financial Warfare", supported by contemporary reporting ... ...rd) Montagu Norman (governor of the Bank of England 1920-1944) sharply (upped) the British bank rate, repatriating British hot money, and pulling t... ...ging the accounts of their investment group to show a fake net worth of $24 million British pounds - rather than the true picture of 19 billion in l... ...in liabilities. This led to forced liquidation of Wall Street positions by harried British financiers. The collapse of Middle West Utilities, run b... ... man's land straddling the City and metropolitan London could be had for 25-50,000 British pounds as late as a decade ago. How things change! The ... ...e the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...credible? In the "brick and mortar" world, credibility is associated with brands. A brand, in effect, guarantees the quality and specifications of a... ...e and commitment to customer care (Amazon), variety, or price (Wal-Mart). Brands are sustained and enhanced by advertising campaigns. The content or... ...e to stay) to spend millions on advertising". The Internet has very few brands (Yahoo!, Amazon) - and some of them are tarnished. Some "old media"... ...rands (Yahoo!, Amazon) - and some of them are tarnished. Some "old media" brands have entered the fray (Barnes and Noble, The Wall Street Journal, th... ...journals are as respectable as any print journal. BMJ (formerly called the British Medical Journal) is eminently respectable. It offers 100% of its ... ...s is a "code of honour" (more reminiscent of the Sicilian Mob than of the British Parliament, let’s say). Violations are punished by excommunication... ...E to the Russian MTS - are becoming regional. Multinationals, such as the British Vodafone and the French Orange - have entered the regional fray. S... ... but, finding itself on murky legal ground, refrained from doing so. The British cellular phone company, Vodafone, has expressed interest in the pas... ...se in Israel, until lately and is the case in Greece. In Israel, when the British Cables and wireless tried to gain control of Bezeq (the Israeli ph...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface." Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British writer I. Overview of Theories of Anarchism Politics... ...ry language for a minute, what group does not behave this way? Harvard alumni, the British Commonwealth, the European Union, the Irish or the Itali... ...cond mortal sin by transforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the represent... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...first role - familiarity, comfort, security, and shelter - was eroded by the global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that m... ...global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that multinational brands such as Coca-Cola and McDonalds foster familiarity where ... ...parameters). The result of this immoral taxonomy is that the lives of the "lesser" brands of humans are considered less "weighty" and worthy than t... ...e the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface." Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British writer I. Overview of Theories of Anarchism Politics... ...ry language for a minute, what group does not behave this way? Harvard alumni, the British Commonwealth, the European Union, the Irish or the Itali... ...cond mortal sin by transforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the represent... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...first role - familiarity, comfort, security, and shelter - was eroded by the global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that m... ...global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that multinational brands such as Coca-Cola and McDonalds foster familiarity where ... ...parameters). The result of this immoral taxonomy is that the lives of the "lesser" brands of humans are considered less "weighty" and worthy than t... ...e the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...simply too much of a risk to take. But people are mindlessly loyal to their brands and tastes… As Coca Cola found out when they tried to change t... ...formula for their product: customers simply stopped buying it and bought other brands. Until they brought the same old beverage back and renamed it:... ...ing to overpower all of the other capitalistic superpowers with an even worse brands of military dictatorship than the West supported… The result is... ... powerful, more ferocious etc. Today people wear t-shirts advertising company brands for free. Try finding a t-shirt without a consumer brand, or n... ...he voice of his master. Just as Queen Victoria was listened to by the entire British Empire. Class racism. Class brainwashing. The brainwashing ... ...: two Christian nations stopped the killing to observe the birth of a child. British and German soldiers came out of their bunkers and exchanged gi... ...ey get used to the European presence on their land, and then the might of the British navy and army can roll in after the vermin have established th... ... sent over by England. As a gift. To commemorate America breaking free of a British Empire that no longer had any bad feelings about the U.S. being... ...ropean invading colonists in North America burned to the ground? Because the British Parliament…. which was rotten to the core with corruption did n...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...ol Number: 2008932282 A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. This paper meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48–19... ...ction but relies heavily on the trademarks accorded to favored designers and brands. There are “knockoffs” of Armani or Balenciaga, but the wealthy st... ...ry embodi- ment of all that is wrong. (I still cherish a friend’s account of British protesters outside the American Embassy in London singing “D-M-C-... ...structions, carry out the desired operations, and write the answer down. The British mathematician Alan T uring imagined something like this—a little ... ...n with the new right, many companies dropped out. At the end of the day, the British database industry—the strongest per- former in Europe—added about... ...industry’s proposal for retrospective extension was effectively a tax on the British music-buying public to benefit the copyright holders of a tiny pro...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...of impending danger. Such a spectre appeared in 1664, to Captain Rogers of the British Navy. He was heading for the Hatteras Capes, but still deemed h... ...the South Africa coast, and there he and all with him beheld in the offing the British man-of-war Barracouta. So plainly visible was the vessel that s... ...the West Indies, Penn formed the bold design of conquering and annexing to the British dominions the large and valuable island of Hayti and operations... ...glish flag, for during the expedition at least they were in the service of the British government. The effort was a signal success. Jamaica was taken,... ...ition to the extent of declining to allow Mansvelt to recruit his forces from British volunteers for the proposed raid on the Spanish territory. Sore... ...board, were astounded by a series of tremendous explosions which threw burning brands far and wide, and set fire even to the rigging of their vessels....

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