[00:40]The alcohol problem in this country reflects a failure of
[00:43]will and competence on the part of government department
[00:02]America's capacity utilization, for example, hit
[00:06]historically high levels earlier this year, and its jobless
[00:11]rate (5.6% in August) has fallen below most estimates
[00:16]of the natural rate of unemployment - the rate below
[00:19]which inflation has taken off in the past.)
[00:25]One of my favorite authors, Florence Scovel Shinn, says,
[00:30]"Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but
[00:35]simply points the way."
[00:54]Practicality, common sense, and native intelligence
[00:58]have been considered more noble qualities than anything
[01:01]you could learn from a book.
[01:09]Meanwhile, the theft of information about some 40
[01:12]million credit-card accounts in America, disclosed on
[01:16]June 17th, overshadowed a hugely important decision
[01:20]a day earlier by America's Federal Trade Commission(FTC)
[01:29]His colleague, Michael Beer, says that far too many
[01:33]companies have applied re-engineering in a mechanistic
[01:37]fashion, chopping out costs without giving sufficient
[01:41]thought to long-term profitability.
[01:48]To take advantage of this tool, some impoverished
[01:51]countries will have to get over their outdated anti-colonial
[01:55]prejudices with respect to foreign investment.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-241000-1.html