|Biofuels and development
"There is significant policy interest in liquid biofuels with appealing prospects
for energy security, farm security, poverty alleviation, and climate change.
Large-scale commercial biofuel production could have far reaching implications
for regional and global markets – particularly those related to energy and land
"Politicaly, it ( the Chinese cultural revolution ) is an attempt to get rid of that section in the Chinese
society which form a new bureaucratic class, a new ruling class, whose
core is constituted mainly by the high and medium rank membership of the
Chinese Communist Party and the so-called "intelligentsia". The political
target of the cultural revolution are the Chinese counterpart of the new
ruling class dominating already societies like the ones in Soviet
Union, Yugoslavia and the rest of Eastern Europe. In short, one section
of the Chinese people is trying to get rid of what we call in Latin
America "bureaucratic socialism". ( From Róbinson Rojas, "La Guardia Roja Conquista China",
Ediciones ML, Santiago de Chile, 1968)
Statistic from the International Monetary Fund, etc
of Payments Accounts: a definition
Róbinson Rojas - 1997
deficit on Balance on Payments (notes)
"Neo-classical trade theory will argue that "international prices
and costs of production determine how much a country should
trade", and, therefore, outward-looking strategies of production
are neccesary. Of course, if international prices and costs of
production are mainly the business of transnational corporations
and not domestic economies, then the neo-classical argument will
be valid only for the welfare of transnational corporations and
not the host countries".
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