Palfrey was capable of horse-whipping a too rash pretender to his daughter's hand; and, moreover, he had three tall sons: it was clear that a suitor would be at a disadvantage with such a family, unless travel and natural acumen had given him a countervailing power
'We have countervailing power
if we work together hence it is important to touch base from time to time,' he said.
The weakening of unions and protections for workers has eroded traditional sources of countervailing power
. Recent research has shown that firms retain significant bargaining leverage over employees, depressing wages and working conditions.
Then there is the myth that America wants to 'build' India as a countervailing power
6) And in his uncompromising approach, Innis's research persistently looked for truth, most often as a way of identifying how countervailing power
could be used against bias.
The absence of a countervailing power
enabled Washington to launch invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 in the aftermath of 9/11 and of Iraq in 2003 without any UN sanction.
On top of that, you had countervailing power
in the form of labor unions and local banks and farm cooperatives and other groups whose voice in politics counteracted and balanced the voices of big business and the big banks.
But as I have also argued before, the need exists for a countervailing power
to check the Duterte administration's excesses.
"What, then," he asks, "is the answer?" In response, Reich argues that a rising new countervailing power
could bring about "changes in the market rules" that could "guarantee all citizens a share in the future growth of the economy." Although it seems to us that it is more than just a "change in the rules," he says "one straightforward way to do this would be to provide all Americans, beginning the month after they turn eighteen and continuing each month thereafter, a basic minimum income.
(20) In other words, when a buyer exerts countervailing power
against a supplier with market power, the overarching goal should be consumer welfare, not supplier welfare.
WBA's added scale could provide some countervailing power
in its negotiations over network access and reimbursement rates, he added.