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Source(s):Economist. 12/21/1996, Vol. 341 Issue 7997, p17-19. 3p. 3 Color Photographs.
Abstract:The article focuses on the meaning and political indications of the word, liberal in the United States and Europe. In Europe, a liberal would evidently favor limited government and give priority to freedom over the supposed interests of society. Libera...
Source(s):Economist. 4/5/2003, Vol. 366 Issue 8318, special section p11-113. 3p. 2 Color Photographs.
Abstract:There are some advantages to democratic dictatorship as practiced in Malaysia. In May 1998, when the stockmarket was still only 7% off its peak and non-performing loans (NPLs) were around 7% of all loans, the government decided to set up an asset-manag...
Source(s):Economist. 11/6/1999, Vol. 353 Issue 8144, p21-23. 3p. 2 Graphs, 1 Map.
Abstract:Discusses the state of post-communist Europe ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Discusses the numerous countries which have emerged from the few that made up the communist bloc prior to 1989. Difficulty of defining or describing Europe; Eff...
Source(s):Economist. 4/18/1998, Vol. 346 Issue 8064, p19-22. 3p. 2 Black and White Photographs, 1 Graph.
Abstract:Looks at why peace may be possible in Northern Ireland in the wake of the agreement negotiated in April 1998. View that violence and casualties did not help either side; Main elements of the peace deal; Need for Great Britain and Northern Ireland to c...
Source(s):Economist. 2/20/2010, Vol. 394 Issue 8670, p24-26. 3p. 2 Black and White Photographs.
Abstract:The article examines U.S. politics and government, focusing on the filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate. The rule requires that 60 of 100 Senators must vote to end debate on legislation, which can prevent the majority party from enacting much of its legi...
Source(s):Economist. 10/8/2016, Vol. 420 Issue 9010, p47-48. 2p.
Abstract:The article discusses the rising popularity and circulation of "Junge Freiheit" (Young Freedom), a right-wing newspaper founded by editor Dieter Stein in Germany.
Source(s):Economist. 2/27/2016, Vol. 418 Issue 8978, p5-8. 2p.
Abstract:The article offers world news briefs as of February 27, 2016. Topics include the victory of British Prime Minister David Cameron for obtaining a special status in the European Union, the resettlement scheme for the refugees in Hungary and the eliminati...