siege economy


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siege economy

neconomia da stato d'assedio
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But the top 10 percent are making a fortune from the corrupt deals and import-export practices that always do well in a siege economy.
If we were to slip into confrontation with large bodies of trade unionists - especially if the disputes were officially supported - we could throw away the basis of that support and find ourselves in a siege economy.
Yesterday Malaysia's Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, was hosting a conference to celebrate the great Asian recovery and justifying the siege economy he decreed in Malaysia.