Lost souls, restless spirits

I raced home from school late one hot afternoon to find my aged mother strangely in tears, sadly listening to our faded transistor radio permanently perched on the matching bright blue formica dining table that shimmered with flecks of gold and silver, like an early, starry night sky.

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The strategic value of cooperatives


(Conclusion) Expansion of markets Like with everything else, the cooperative business model contains advantages and disadvantages.  In a study done by Blundell and Bond, there was high praise given to the role that cooperative banks play in stimulating the growth of local economies. 


As China celebrates its National Day, it is dealing with complicated challenges on multiple fronts. Much has been written by experts who have spent lifetimes studying China and its relations with the rest of the world so that anything that comes out of our little corner of the world is very much a subject of our own limited perspectives.

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