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Hewlett-Packard – The Flight of the Kittyhawk

The technology industry is a market of change, due to innovative breakthroughs. But for the firms in this sector, the challenge is to predict success. The disk drive industry provides some characteristics of how changes can cause certain types of firms to succeed or fail in choosing for instance a disruptive or a sustaining innovation. […]

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To What Extent Can Media Reporting Be Objective

This essay will try to answer the question if objectivity in the media exists nowadays or not. It will start with analyzing the exact meaning of the adjective “objective” referencing to the media as well as comparing this meaning with a similar term. It will briefly cover the history of the idea of non-partisan press […]

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Governor Kathleen Blanco

In a speech given on Wednesday September 14 2005, Governor Kathleen Blanco addressed the Joint Session of the Louisiana State Legislature in Baton Rouge, Louisiana about hurricane Katrina’s aftermath. The audience included President George W. Bush, the Speaker, members of the House and Senate, clergy members, commanding officers, and honored guests. In her address, Kathleen […]

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HIST 2_Chapter 16-19

______ were/was essential to the culture, religion, and sustenance of the Plains Indians. Bison In 1851, the government negotiated a new policy with the Plains tribes based on the divide-and-conquer strategy. This was known as the “______” policy. Concentration Policy Which of the following was the law passed by Congress in 1882 that prohibited Chinese […]

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Who is to blame for crime: the individual or society

With a big amount of criminal’s records, people are now more concerning about the reason for committing crime. However, who should we blame for the increasing number of crimes? Is it the individual problems or social problems? Should we say it is people problems in society or people in problem society? According to Gottfredson and […]

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The Bauhaus

Seventy years after its foundation in Wiemar, the Bauhaus has become a concept. The respect that it commands is associated above all with the design it pioneered one that we now describe as the Bauhaus style. The teachers at the Bauhaus acquired fame including attracting what were to be the most legionary artists of all […]

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There Are No Children Here

The streets of Chicago have always been riddled with gang violence and poverty in African American communities. Dominic A. Pacyga’s novel Chicago: A Biography explores the obstacles faced by blacks during the evolving of Chicago through accounts of public housing, street gangs, education, and Juvenile delinquency. The film There Are No Children Here tells the […]

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Plan B – College Essay

For more than 6 years not the citizens of Chicago were able to purchase the emergency contraception called Plan B or commonly known as “The Morning after Pill”. The rule first was put in place by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich after state officials received complaints that pharmacists were refusing to fill prescriptions for emergency contraception, […]

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Different Opinions from Barbara Ehrenreich and David Brooks

Barbara Ehrenreich, the author of Nickel and Dimed did an investigation about living conditions of workers who were regarded as unskilled and low-wage employees. Ehrenreich also wanted to figure out how millions of women are able to survive on $6 or $7 an hour after welfare reform (Ehrenreich 1). The article The Limits of Policy […]

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Power, Greed and Glory on Wall Street

Lewis Glucksman, the co-chief executive officer of Lehman Broth-ers Kuhn Loeb, a short, rumpled man with the face of a Russian general, who was disparaged by Wall Street blue bloods as a lowly ”trader,” Lew Glucksman would leave the lunch table determined to remove Peter G. Peterson, his imperious co-C. E. O. at the venerable […]

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School Uniforms in the USA

I. Introduction A. The Idea of Identity The idea of identity is one of the most compelling concepts psychology and the humanities. It is in fact closely tied with the concept of individuality, which in turn drives the desire to be one’s own person with one’s own individuality. History shows that the youth throughout the […]

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New City, New Frontier: The Lower East Side as Wild, Wild West

Neil Smith’s article, “New City, New Frontier: The Lower East Side as Wild, Wild West” discusses the core of what may be characterized as the revitalization of the urban frontier in New York City, with a detailed and intricate exposition and emphasis on the very concepts of the frontier myth and the process of gentrification. […]

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Recycling Argumentative

Recycling is one of the realities of our life. As the number of the population constantly grows people began to realize that natural resources are coming to an end. That’s why instead of exploiting the nature further people started thinking about the ways of preservation of the natural resources and reduction of their use. The […]

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The Pullman Strike of 1894

The Pullman Strike of 1894 was one of the most important events of the Labor movement of the 19th century. Despite rampant corruption and disregard for the common worker, the Pullman Strike was only one of a very few labor strikes which possessed any real size and possibility for effecting change. The change that the […]

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Sport Tourism

The term sport tourism has become increasingly common in the tourism industry over the past five years; it is a lucrative segment of the tourism business. Lavalle (1997) estimated that sport tourism is a 845 billion industry. Sport-oriented vacations, however, are really nothing new. After all, the Romans and Greeks traveled to and participated in […]

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Teen Gangs

Gang and group violence, while not a new phenomenon in Canada, is becoming much harder to dismiss as just boys being boys. Not only are girls seemingly becoming more involved in gang violence, but the violence of both sexes seems to be becoming more random, more vicious, more extreme. While many academics will dispute that […]

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Aviation Security

This paper aims to address the impact of aviation security systems at airports which are implemented through controlled security programmes. It is without a doubt that our society has patterned to continually evolve into a technologically-based information age. With the ease of acquiring information even for the ‘average joe’ today, governing authorities must respond by […]

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A Brilliant Madness

“If to be mad is to be in error, there’s a kind of contradiction there, between what it is to be mad in the eyes of the world, and what it is to have these experiences in which you are having a sense of revelation, and you are noticing other features in the world that […]

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Devil In The White City

Devil in the White City written by Erik Larson is a true story based on the building of the most important fair in the United States of America, the 1893 Columbian Exposition World’s Fair in Chicago. Erik Larson also told the story of the psychopathic murderer; H. H. Holmes used his World’s Fair Hotel as […]

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Problems Faced by KFC

A concern has been raised that this article’s Criticism section may be compromising the article’s neutral point of view of the subject. Possible resolutions may be to integrate the material in the section into the article as a whole, or to rewrite the contents of the section. Please see the discussion on the talk page. […]

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Analysis of Big Brothers Eyes

On 2 May 2002, The New York Post published an article about the use of surveillance cameras in public places written by William D. Eggers and Eve Tushnet of the Manhattan Institute, a high-profile right-wing think-tank. Entitled “Big Brother’s Eyes” and printed on The Post’s opinion page, William (Bill) Eggers was born in 1967 and […]

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