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I'm not for the sort of trade deals that hollow out our standards while they hollow out our middle class and middle class wages.
I'm not opposed to free trade if it's fair trade. But I am opposed to bad trade deals.
The United States has means to wound Latin American countries deeply, chiefly by altering trade policies to cut imports in ways that would throw thousands out of work.
The organization that I joined when I went to work, the trade association called the Bureau of Advertising, became the first of many over the years in which I was the only woman.
The lower spreads mean lower costs for investors, because Nasdaq investors generally do not trade directly with one another. Instead, they usually buy and sell from market-makers, brokerage firms that flip shares between buyers and sellers and keep the spread for themselves.
I was sitting in my office when someone called to tell me two light planes had collided with the World Trade Centre. I turned on my television; before long, there was this procession of people of all kinds walking up the street. What I remember most was the silence of that crowd; there was no sound.
Every year, I am conscious of the anniversary of my 1974 World Trade Center walk.
I love to remember the World Trade Centre walk, but it should not define me.
Happily, financial capitalism and free trade have not done away with national languages and literatures, as Marx rather too blithely hoped.
It's funny: over time, if you're fortunate, you build a nice career, and you have these interesting moments, and I would not, looking back, trade any of them - 'Red Tails,' '12 Years a Slave' and 'Undercover Brother.'
The clash between capital and labour, between those seeking to maximise profit and those with only their toil to sell, was the driving force for the creation of the trade unions in the 19th century.
I see myself as a comedian rather than a female comedian. I happen to be a woman, but I am a comedian by trade.
Editing yourself is like an irksome coin toss. You've got to strip yourself of super ego and operate from the id. Maybe I've got my Freud mixed up. It's just hard to trade a beauty shot for the performance with truth and a brightly lit zit.
You won't catch Liberal Democrats describing trade unionists as wreckers.
I started putting a wire up in secret and performing without permission. Notre Dame, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, the World Trade Center. And I developed a certitude, a faith that convinced me that I will get safely to the other side. If not, I will never do that first step.
I would trade all the individual awards I've won for a World Cup.
Trade a player a year too early rather than a year too late.
In 1853, American warships bullied Japan out of centuries of virtual isolation and into the modern world. The threat of force compelled Japan, like India and China before it, to accept trade agreements that were economically ruinous and eroded national sovereignty.
The Turkish, Arab and Chinese nationalists who built new nation-states out of the ruins of old empires scorned their old, decrepit rulers as much as they did the foreign imperialists who imposed free trade through gunboats.
Money flows into the US, and inflates US assets, and allows the US to have a monstrous trade deficit. That means we are consuming more than we are producing.
When I came back to India after Harvard Business School, I started as a lawyer and as a trade union leader.
Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own.
Life is very good. I'm the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Wireless trade association, the CTIA.
I'd done an Edinburgh show before, in 1981, called 'The Importance of Being Varnished' - I was in the pun trade at the time.
In the ancient world, taxes were paid in kind: landowners paid in crops or livestock; the landless paid with their labor. Taxing trade made medieval monarchs rich and funded the early-modern state.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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