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The impetus for a North American free trade zone began with U. Each submitted the agreement for ratification in their respective capitals in December , but NAFTA faced significant opposition in both the United States and Canada. The effects of the agreement regarding issues such as employment, the environment, and economic growth have been the subject of political disputes. Most economic analyses indicated that NAFTA was beneficial to the North American economies and the average citizen,    but harmed a small minority of workers in industries exposed to trade competition.
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Download this LitChart! Teachers and parents! Struggling with distance learning? Our Teacher Edition on The Godfather can help. Themes All Themes. Symbols All Symbols. Theme Wheel. Vote for your titles. We'll make guides for February's winners by March 31st—guaranteed. LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Godfather , which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Instead of bloody vengeance, however, Don Corleone sends emissaries to each of the families to propose a peace meeting.
He invites the New York Families, as well as the heads of families from across the country. The heads of the other families are initially suspicious, sensing that Don Corleone is preparing a trap. The Don proves his good intensions, however, by enlisting the services of the Bocchicchio Family. Don Corleone will save his Family in much the same manner that he created it: through an act of calculated, reasoned negotiation, that is actually a front for decisive acts of violence.
Active Themes. Crime and Justice. Related Quotes with Explanations. The Bocchicchio Family has roots in southern Sicily, where it was among the most fearsome of all Mafia branches. When powerful landowners and government agents encroached on their land to erect new mills or build dams which blocked the water that powered the mills , the Bocchicchios went to war. Having staked their claims to flourmills, the Bocchicchios resisted all attempts, both legal and illegal, to challenge their criminal hold over the mills and the water sources that powered them.
However corruptible the legitimate law is, the Mafia is never a legitimate substitute. That the Bocchicchios must provide literal bodies to prevent any acts of treachery shows how deep treachery runs in the world of organized crime.
The meeting takes place in the conference room of a commercial bank whose director is a Corleone Family ally. Although Don Corleone has ostensibly called the meeting to address the loss of his son, Sonny death, much like the death of Bruno Tattaglia, comes down to money, and money alone.
The representatives from the New York Families are last to arrive. The assembled grouping of Dons effectively represents a parasitic entity that thrives beneath the seemingly healthy hide of American society. Just behind the legitimate veils of private and public power, the Mafia feeds like a parasite on the broader American host. Like fleas or ticks on a dog, the Mafia bores into American society and leaches from its institutions and people to enrich itself while slowly corrupting its societal host in the process.
Don Corleone is the first to speak at the meeting of the Dons. He took it ill and brought misfortune down on all our heads. Yet this fact only underscores the impossibility of separating his personal family from the world of his crime Family. Whether he likes it or not, other criminals do not respect decisions that impede their ability to make a profit. This harsh reality cost Don Corleone his eldest son. Because I think this drug business will destroy us in the years to come.
Dealing in drugs, will cost him his political and law enforcement allies, because they believe narcotics to be a dangerous, unseemly business. Before its run in with Sollozzo, the Corleone Family had experienced 10 years of relative peace.
However, because the Mafia values profits above anything else, the other Dons are willing to risk their future on the promise of short-term gain from the drug trade. Some of the other Dons speak up. They express personal distaste for drug trafficking but admit that the business is too lucrative and therefore impossible to avoid. The other Dons concur, and they agree to permit a regulated drug traffic—controlled mostly by the Barzinis and the Tattaglias —with Don Corleone supplying some political protection for it in the East.
The Dons claim to be concerned about the corrupting influence drugs will have on their communities, yet such concerns do not prevent them from participating in drug trafficking. In this case, drugs reveal the inherent tragedy of the Mafia itself: by convincing themselves that they hold values beyond mere greed, the Mafia bosses delude themselves into thinking they can control the chaos that they regularly unleash into society. In response, Don Corleone vows not to seek vengeance, claiming that to do so would not bring Sonny back to him.
He notes how all of the Dons have sons who are members of legitimate society, and that this legitimacy is the future for which the Mafia rulers should strive. Here, Don Corleone tries to have his cake and eat it too. That the Don admires Mafia children who have assimilated into legitimate society speaks to the unease he feels over being a member of the criminal underworld. He lingers for a bit to thank the San Francisco Don for looking after Fredo , and then he departs.
Even as he tries to forge a future path out of the Mafia lifestyle, that same lifestyle has too strong a hold on the Don. This is the ultimate tragedy of Mafia life: like quicksand, it sucks back in even those who consider escaping from it. Despite the new peace, Don Corleone orders even more fortifications of the mall and asks that a Family representative go to Las Vegas to check on Fredo. Expressing his desire to semi-retire and tend to his garden, he dismisses the meeting.
In the Mafia, there can be no peace, only the uneasy promise of mutually assured destruction. Reason is toothless unless it is backed by violence, a fact that Michael Corleone will come to understand all too well. Inside the house, Don Corleone reiterates to Hagen that he should explore every possible legal avenue and spend as much as needed to bring Michael home from Sicily safely. The Don suspects that Barzini knows Michael is there and will send assassins after him.
This revelation leads Hagen to conclude what the Don already knows: Barzini was behind Sollozzo and is still allied with the Tattaglias. Don Corleone recognizes that Michael represents his biggest vulnerability, so he develops a plan to both protect Michael and kill Barzini. Cite This Page. Home About Story Contact Help. Previous Chapter Next Chapter
Negotiating Work and Family
Taking paid and unpaid work time together, working-age American men and women differ very little in their total work time. Analyses of pooled data from the American Time Use Survey of to indicate that on average, men spend about 10 hours more than women per week in paid work, although women spend about six hours more than men in household work and about three additional hours in child care, bringing the total work time to However, men spend more time than women in leisure activities, which includes TV time, playing games, sports and a series of other activities. Men who have kids spend more hours in paid work, while the opposite is true for women. Fathers with children under age 18 on average spend 38 hours per week in paid work, seven hours more than the amount of paid work time spent by men who do not have children at home, yet mothers spend less time in paid work than working-age women without children at home 22 hours per week vs. Fathers also enjoy more leisure time than mothers; the gap is close to three hours per week. For adults who do not have young children at home, the gender gap for total work time is minimal, although the leisure gap is wider: men without young children at home spend about five hours per week more in leisure than women in the same situation.
Chapter 6: Time in Work and Leisure, Patterns by Gender and Family Structure
We Need Your Help. Click Here. Where family law lawyers litigated years ago, today there is a settlement. Some of this is attributed to a societal trend away from aggressive lawyering and more towards lawyers as problem solvers rather than warriors.
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