One Percenter Revolution

Author: Dave Nichols
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760352380
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The book is populated with nonconformists, from 20-something bikers breathing new life into the 1970s outlaw lifestyle, to city-dwelling caf racers who ride the razor's edge.

Encyclopedia Of North American Railroads

Author: William D. Middleton
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Late in 1980 Congress passed the single most important railroad legislation of
the second half of the twentieth century, the Staggers Rail Act. The word "
revolutionary" is often overused, but the Staggers Act was truly revolutionary. By
far its most important ... By 2000, 90 percent of rail traffic moved under contract.
The ICC, still in ... Mike Haverty, then president of the Santa Fe, invited trucker
J. B. Hunt to take a ride on one of his intermodal trains west out of Chicago.
Haverty was doing ...

Drug Importation

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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hearing before the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, United
States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on examining the
price of drug reimportation, focusing on implications for United States consumers,
pricing, ... Price controls and importing price controls will only discourage the
personalized medicine revolution. ... The Manhattan Institute has established a
21st Century FDA Task Force that seeks to create a path toward personalized

Social Problems For The Twenty First Century

Author: J. John Palen
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When one's work defines one's social status, loss of work may be traumatic. Loss
of an occupational role can mean the loss of social identity. Retirement can have
an emotional impact similar to divorce. On the other hand, those who do routine,
dirty, or just plain dull tasks almost universally look forward to retirement.
Assembly-line workers, coal miners, laundry workers, or even most office workers
are unlikely to want to work any longer than necessary. In practice, most workers
(male ...


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The lack of more nuclear energy has not been a problem for the Netherlands,
however, which gets 51.5 percent of its energy from gas, 36.3 percent from oil,
10.4 percent from coal, and 0.3 percent from nuclear energy. (A small ... Recent
figures show that proven gas reserves will last well into the 21st century. Natural
gas ... For example, the Pius reactor — the Swedish design for a new generation
of nuclear reactors — will be one hundred times safer than existing ones. "
Physicists ...

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress
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We have the largest single market anywhere. And, we are riding on that great
wave of the information revolution. ... U.S. jobs have increased by 6 million in the
years since the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Uruguay Round
of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade were passed. Trade now
accounts for 30 percent of our gross ... Our State, I am very proud to say, is on the
cutting edge of our Nation's 21st century economy. Almost half of every dollar in
the largest ...