Bagdikian also goes on to show that mass advertising also introduced a new factor in selling: It began to prevent competition and that it would negate the classical theory of supply and demand that was described by Adam Smith see p. Robert McChesney, for example also observes similar things: Advertising [in oligopolistic markets] provides a way to protect or expand market share without engaging in profit-threatening price competition.
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In an attempt to squash the local culture, the Soviet government placed a ban on singing national songs and waving national flags, and these new rules were enforced by some subtle hints that refusing to comply might result in a bloody military invasion.
That is, untilwhen Estonians gathered to celebrate the Estonian Song Festival, which had been celebrated every five years since Only this time, instead of just singing songs, they joined hands and formed a human chain ofEstonians,Lithuanians andLatvians.
All together, the chain stretched miles from Tallinn at the north shore of Estonia all the way down to the city of Vilnius in Lithuania.
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