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American Capital and Canadian Resources

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Publication Date: 01/01/1961

217 pages

3 charts, 28 tables

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Since the early 1800s, and increasingly since World War II, Americans have invested capital in Canada. Now, with their major industries controlled by the United States, many Canadians fear that they are becoming an economic colony of their giant neighbor. Hugh Aitken explores the implications of this problem for policy in Canada and the U.S. Historical analysis clarifies the origins of the problem, and the noneconomic aspects of U.S. influence on Canada are given attention.

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene