Idiom of the Day
drive a hard bargain
to conclude a bargain without making any concessions
Although the man drives a hard bargain, I like doing business with him.
The Best bits of Brazil
For half a century, Brazil has struggled with attempting to grow economically into a developed nation. In the past two decades, major concerns have arisen that this economic development has happened at the expense of the depletion of the Amazon Rainforest, one of the most diverse ecological systems in the entire world. In order for Brazil to become a respected economic force, it must also show its capability of protecting its precious natural resources. While initially counterintuitive, Brazil can protect its environment and develop its economy through various economic, technological, and political reformations. This article analyzes these methods as well as their effectiveness.
Introduction The conflict between improving a poor nation