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Jackie and Marlene : free trade

Free trade is the elimination of trade barrier such as tariffs.  Tariffs are a tax on goods that have been imported or exported internationally.  Different companies thought that Tariffs were hurting their business, and free trade allows businesses to expand their … Continue reading

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Jackie and Adam: Norms

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Marjane

Marjane was easily influenced by what others told her when she was a child.  She went from being a supporter of the Shah to a complete rebel after one conversation with her family.  She showed this change by marching around … Continue reading

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Adam Smith @ the Super Bowl

Adam Smith would approve of the Super Bowl .  The Super Bowl is an example of multiple companies advertising for their benefit.  The Super Bowl is watched by millions of Americans each year which provides ample advertisement time for these … Continue reading

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JACKIE AND RYAN FINALLY FIGURED IT OUT!!!

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Jackie, Ryan, and Marlene: constitution of Brazil

When reading the constitution of Brazil, we came across two prominant enlightenment ideas.  Both of these ideas appeal to both Locke and Rouseau.  The first one found in the preamble states that the government’s purpose is to preserve the social … Continue reading

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Scottish Lib Dems to set up new powers commission (BBC News)

Scottish currency Link to article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-14977877 After reading this article, I believe that the Scottish government is trying to reassert its  athourity by adding taxes.  They may be just trying to tell their citizens that they are still there and … Continue reading

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