- n. Plural form of expropriation.
“Negotiating territorial concessions while continually expanding the framework for territorial expropriations is not a framework for success.”
“Though Lenin eventually condemned the armed bands he secretly directed them in their proletarian "expropriations", a widespread and popular activity in Italy of the 1970s and 80s and always a harbinger of revolt, rebellion and revolution.”
“Sinaloa's Secretary of Tourism (successful), Coahuila's Attorney General (the restaurant at which he was dining with a Texas mayor was sprayed with automatic weapon fire), and a Baja California finance undersecretary (hung by the neck from a Tijuana freeway overpass) - suggest revolutionary retribution in a year that marks the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution in which jitters of new uprisings are legion - January 1st was welcomed in with anarchist bombs, sabotage, and "expropriations" in Mexico City and Tijuana on the northern border.”
“Before his exit, Mr. Chavez handed a few of his presidential functions to Mr. Jaua and Finance Minister Jorge Giordani, including some budgetary duties and greater oversight of government expropriations.”
“There is a method to these expropriations, as documented by 125 e-mail exchanges with Klein that were recently unearthed by the Daily News.”
“The government must also reform the legislation on rural land takings, limiting the scope for expropriations, improving compensation, and increasing transparency.”
“The government in Harare tried price controls, which merely exacerbated the shortages caused by Mugabe's expropriations.”
“But companies have been hesitant to put more money into Venezuela as a result of expropriations, heavy government regulation and often-hostile policies toward the private sector, all of which have cut production capacity during the 12 years that Mr. Chávez has been in charge.”
“In October, glassmaker Owens-Illinois Inc. was expropriated, and Mr. Chávez alluded to future expropriations.”
“A May 2010 survey by Caracas-based Keller & Associates showed 74% of Venezuelans oppose Chávez's expropriations.”
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