By Noam Chomsky
Publish yr note: First released in 1999
This vintage textual content offers a scathing opinions of U.S. political tradition via billion research of the Iran-Contra scandal. Chomsky irrefutably exhibits how the unites States has adverse human rights and democratization to strengthen it monetary pursuits.
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It remained largely an American phenomenon until the late 1940s when, in the hands of another group of people unconnected with Mormonism – one of them a Quaker by birth and upbringing , if not by persuasion, but still strongly influenced by Quaker values – it would make a great leap across the Pacific to Japan, an event which will be briefly chronicled in Chapter 10. The US Occupation of Japan would change the way business was done in that and other countries, and much else besides. fm Page 37 Tuesday, January 30, 2007 5:28 PM 4 The Profound Influence of French Technology If Puritan England was the father of America’s emerging managerial culture, revolutionary France was its mother.
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Culture of Terrorism by Noam Chomsky