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By Carter Godwin Woodson

ISBN-10: 0486145999

ISBN-13: 9780486145990

Provocative paintings by means of amazing African-American student lines the migration north and westward of southern blacks, from the colonial period during the early twentieth century. Documented with details from modern newspapers, own letters, and educational journals, this discerning research vividly recounts a long time of harassment and humiliation, desire and success.

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Both scholars are political liberals, Thurow having been a close adviser to Michael Dukakis in the 1988 presidential campaign, Reich having been a fellow student, transition adviser, and Labor Secretary to President Clinton. Reich was a lecturer in political economy at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. To Thurow, the economic future hinges on the educability of our workforce, on its ability to rise to the challenge of those new value-added technologies that will decide which nations will be the prosperous leaders of the twenty-first century.

At the very beginning of their thrust to dominance in the 1960s, the Japanese saw the need to maintain an environment of sacrifice at home to discipline both their workers and consumers. 40 At the same time, the Japanese concentrated, through their Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), on methods for penetrating markets that were ostensibly claimed either by the home nation or by other 44 Decline foreign exporters. In the United States they quickly displaced our own consumer electronics industry and undermined the German and English auto imports to the United States.

These nations would not merely lead with their economic chins. 42 Simply, and as with the Japanese, the external competitive profile that a nation presents to the world, Garten argues, is already and will increasingly be determined by the internal social and educational élan that allows for the success of certain policies and not others. S. 44 The German need to control inflation in its expansionary absorption of the eastern provinces necessitated higher interest rates. This action on the part of the economically strongest European nation undermined the currency of the two weakest of its partners, Britain and Italy, necessitating a sudden increase in interest rates to stem the currency outflow, which further slowed down already limping economies, finally crashing their respective currencies.

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