The history of capitalism in Europe
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- Technical advance, ideological project:
Selling off a heritage
- Le Monde diplomatique, March 1998. On 1
January 1998, landline voice-telephony services in ten of
the fifteen countries of the European Union were completely
opened up to competition.
- The ugly face of greed in commerce: Social
dumping and management by fear—Lidl wants to be the Wal-Mart
- UNI, 26 March 2004. German hard discounter Lidl is fast
emerging as a B-class copy of world's largest retailer
Wal-Mart. It goes to great lengths to stop its workers from
joining trade unions.
- EFJ Welcomes European Parliament Bid to
Counter Media Concentration and to Defend Pluralism
- International Federation of Journalists, 1 April 2004. A
report adopted by the Citizens' Rights Committee of the
European Parliament on Tuesday 30 March strikes a blow for
- Outsourcing Chasing Cheap Labor to the
- By Peter Gumbell, Time Europe, Sunday 4 April
2004. A decade ago, foreign investment began to pour into
Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary as West European and
U.S. companies looked for a low-cost manufacturing
base. Today, as these and seven other countries join the
E.U., the East and Central Europeans themselves are looking
further east for low-cost manufacturing.