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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... taxes pharmaceutical industry inversion tax havens RUSTY CLARK RUSTY CLARK In the 1990s and early 2000s, pharmaceutical companies commanded entire towns in Puerto Rico. Every year, Barceloneta, a coastal community dubbed “Ciudad Viagra,” churned out some 100 million of Pfizer’s little...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
... through these financial maneuvers. Arguably the world’s biggest lottery company, with annual revenues topping $6 billion, GTech, as part of its merger with IGT, used a tax avoidance technique called corporate inversion. This allowed the then-Delaware-based company and its Italian parent, GTech...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 99–106.
Published: 01 September 2014
... narrative that is all too frequently invoked to explain this conflict. The picture makes the point that Palestinians are not in control of their own condition—the very inversion of power exposing the imbalance between Israelis and Palestinians. To the right of the frisking scene is a faded building...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 March 2012
... keeps winds from moving the pollution and dispersing it over a wider area. In the winter, the air in the valley also often experiences what is known as a temperature inversion, a common phenomenon found at higher latitudes and in mountain valleys. Essentially, temperature inversions cause pockets...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to fill the larger available space (and increase their entropy). However, the inverse process where molecules spontaneously restrict themselves to occupy, say, half of the space in the room, is not feasible. The random nature of the molecular motion makes it highly improbable. The only way to decrease...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... place there. This allows companies to transfer royalties wherever they want to make sure that little to no tax will be paid. No wonder big companies have little to fear from Dublin. Facts are undeniable—like American companies undertaking inversion deals to relocate to Britain as a way to avoid...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... “The worst nights on call were nights when many natural gas flares occurred,” she said. “Those flares release particles that traveled to us. Increased concentrations of particulate matter from flares occur during inversions, a bowl-like trap, with cold air trapped by warm air.” Natural gas flaring also...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 2–14.
Published: 01 September 2001
... affairs as terrain for both ambivalent and selective. But there ideological warfare. In an inversion of the is a difference between an ambivalence old adage, Sarah Sewall, program director at grounded in a realistic assessment of trade­ the Carr Center for Human Rights at Har­ offs and one based...