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  • The American Dream In Jeremy Rifkin's The European Dream

    The American Dream is a term that is known across the globe—work hard, and if you do, you will find yourself rich. Popular classical American films such as The Lone Ranger feature a man who goes out on his own and needs no one else. But perhaps solitude is not the solution to success. In his book The European Dream Jeremy Rifkin explores with readers that the American Dream may not be as fantastic as it has been made out to be. Many people in recent years have found themselves stuck in debt and unable to pull themselves out no matter how hard they work. This manifestation of poverty directly contradicts the American mantra—working hard may not always produce the desired results. Europe, however has decided to decrease working hours so that workers can spend more time with their families and as a result people get more work done in the time that they have because they are better rested. It would seem that long hours of work does not necessarily equate with productivity. With the mindset that if one works hard to get what they want, individuality evolves. Americans do not trust their government to provide for them and the needs of people in need. Whereas in Europe, people are willing to invest a percentage of their income to those in greater need—through taxation. Europe is more focused on the collective “we” working together for a better world, as opposed to the individual “I” that works for their own personal well-being. Americans believe more in the survival of the…

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  • Should Britain Leave The European Union?

    E.U they can spend that money on public education, health care, public transportation and the Britain want to make its own deals around the world which is not possible in the EU because the EU make all deals around the world as one state before the vote the Britain economy was growing up which is 7.3% The main reason that let the Britain leave the E.U to make more control on their border from the immigrant which was 184 thousand last year from the poor membership in the E.U like Romania,…

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  • Staying In The European Union

    A British exit from the European Union may be on the horizon, however it will be a very difficult choice for Prime Minister David Cameron. A British exit has it’s pros and cons and if Britain 's choses to stay or leave the European Union will have the country divided, it seems as if staying in the European Union would be the smarter choice for many reasons. Staying in the European Union may have some financial benefits, but the overall freedom and happiness of the the British population will…

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  • European Crisis Essay

    The European crisis has affected numerous individuals over the years, and still continues to affect several of them. As stated in the article “Why did the Crisis happen?” It all began “When a slowdown in the US economy caused over-extended American homeowners to default on their mortgages, banks all over the world with investments linked to those mortgages started losing money.” (2014) Our fourth largest bank in America collapsed, and other banks feared the same would happen to them. As a…

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  • Impact Of International Trade In Bangladesh

    With this data we can get a good visual and general idea of how international trade is going for Bangladesh. By an almost ridiculous amount, textiles make up most of Bangladesh’s exports. This is somewhat understandable given the country’s situation. Most industry for them is new, textile factories are often less expensive than more complicated factories like ones for cars; making textile factories a suitable starting point for them. Labor is also relatively cheap, giving even more incentive for…

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  • Essay On Reasons For Government Regulation Of E-Cigarettes

    Done By: Kamal Adiab Reasons for Government Regulation of E-cigarettes Governments need to regulate the use of e-cigarettes for two reasons. Firstly, the long-term health effects of e-cigarettes are unknown (1). Information on safety and potential benefits vs. harms are also unknown; furthermore, studies show that e-cigarettes contain nicotine and may also contain other harmful chemicals, including carcinogens and lung irritants (2). The studies showed that the chemicals found in two leading…

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  • The Refugee Crisis

    “Where asylum is used as a route to economic migration, it can cause deep resentment in the host Community”-David Blunkett. In the past years there has been a Migrant Crisis going on due to the corruption in the middle east. Many Refugees are coming from war torn countries to more welcoming areas like the United States and the European Union. This however affects the citizens of said areas who do not want the refugees coming to their countries. It also affects the refugees themselves because the…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Vakia

    Slovakia Did you know that Slovakia is home to one of the most well known mountains called Carpathian? This is one of the many things that makes this country incredibly fascinating. Demographically this country has various features which draw in attention, one facet in particular that is something to look deeper at is that although the mortality rate for this country has been on a decline since 1982, compared to neighboring European countries they spend the second least amount of money towards…

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  • Contacted Crime Essay

    (in most states in the USA, Japan, India, the Philippines, Iceland, South Australia, etc.). 2. Prostitution is legalized (Slovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Singapore, Senegal, Greece, Turkey, France, Belgium, etc.). 3. Prostitution is decriminalized (New Zeeland, Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Portugal, Spain, Denmark, the Czech Republic, the state of New South Wales) which means that all forms of prostitution are legal but restricted in certain areas, i.e. away from schools, churches. It can…

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  • Chery Automobile Case Study

    according car sales and production. And surely those countries differ because of their dynamically economical growth. They are: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Romania. After few years, some of Western Europe countries’ car sales and production statistics have stagnated and this gave to European Union countries from CEE region big opportunity. And now they have little growth in the overall car market. During world crisis sales in Baltic States and Hungary suffered very badly. In…

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