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  • s  requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital

  • Because the farm is organic, production can be much more labor-intensive than in a conventional operation hence the need for hands-on work.
  • Competing there is a complicated, labor-intensive undertaking that, once finished, is cast off as an oddity and never repeated.
  • But what about retired General Jack Keane--whom Krugman doesn't mention--and the significant number of military intellectuals who have favored a labor-intensive counterinsurgency .
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  • Residents Anxious To Return To Colorado Fire Zone
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) â With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado's history. The labor-intensive work is necessary because extremely dry grass and trees could quickly ignite if wind stirs up hot spots in the densely wooded Black Forest near Colorado Springs. ...
    June 17, 2013 - KUTV Salt Lake City
  • Steady rain falls as crews work against Colo. fire
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado's history. The labor-intensive work is necessary because extremely dry grass and trees could quickly ignite if wind stirs up hot spots in the densely wooded Black Forest near Colorado Springs. Firefighters ...
    June 16, 2013 - Boston Herald
  • Crews working to get more Colo. fire evacuees home
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Firefighters worked to get more people evacuated by Colorado's most destructive wildfire back home Sunday by digging up and extinguishing hot spots to protect homes still standing near Colorado Springs. The labor-intensive work is necessary because extremely dry grass and trees could quickly ignite if wind stirs up one of those hot spots. The grass has less than 3 ...
    June 16, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in CNN
    This is very painstaking work ...... it is labor-intensive work but it is necessary work,Rice said at a joint news conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. "We continue to believe that it is an achievable goal to have an...
  • President Felipe Calderón in Dallas Morning News
    The US and Mexican economy complement one another; with the US being capital-intensive and the Mexican labor-intensive,said Mr. Calderón, standing next to Mr. Bush. "And that explains immigration, an economic phenomenon between two...
  • Barack Obama in Bloomberg
    India, too, is growing rapidly and important steps are being taken to improve the infrastructure. Reform of the labour laws are urgently needed, if jobs are to be created in labor-intensive sectors, and I note the Prime Minister supported this... Raghuram Rajan http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghuram_Rajan&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG_P0f_N4Ev6kvyxB-Wg8kmNZH09w Hindu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200604200911.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF4YoD7wSftzZ_ACQVkkKRs21cMEQ Apr 19, 2006 56499 74693 labor I do not view the labor movement as part of the problem," Obama said. "It's part of the solution. We need to level the playing field for workers and unions."

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