Many writers upon the science of political economy have declared that it is the duty of a nation first to encourage the creation of wealth and second to direct and control its distribution. All such theories are delusive.
Today's leading real-world retailer Wal-Mart uses software to power its logistics and distribution capabilities which it has used to crush its competition.
What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power.
Real politics are the possession and distribution of power.
If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations the same hopes and fears to which the Bible addresses itself it might rival it in distribution.
When resources are degraded we start competing for them whether it is at the local level in Kenya where we had tribal clashes over land and water or at the global level where we are fighting over water oil and minerals. So one way to promote peace is to promote sustainable management and equitable distribution of resources.
And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away.
Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
Any health care funding plan that is just equitable civilized and humane must - must - redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
I clearly believe a lot more than some of my coalition colleagues - Tories - in redistribution and using the tax system for that purpose. I also believe in the government having an active role in the economy which is having an industrial strategy. I'm not a believer in laissez-faire.
To Republicans I humbly suggest that we make it possible for Democrats to give up their quest for redistribution of income and wealth by our acceptance of an appropriate role for government in financing those public goods and services necessary to secure a social safety net below which no American would be allowed to fall.
The guy keeps making speeches about redistribution and maybe we ought to do something to businesses that don't invest their holding too much money. We haven't heard that kind of talk except from pure socialists. Everybody's afraid of the government and there's no need soft peddling it it's the truth. It is the truth.
Many dotcoms recruited people from existing companies who were quite experienced in finance marketing distribution and other disciplines but not necessarily experienced in the Web culture.
Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.
Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
The wave of new productive enterprises would provide opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities.
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
Not since the steam engine has any invention disrupted business models like the Internet. Whole industries including music distribution yellow-pages directories landline telephones and fax machines have been radically reordered by the digital revolution.
Short cycle business are being impacted by credit and are being impacted by gasoline prices food distribution businesses chemical business.