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Jerry, a fortyish commodities trader, is fuming. A strike has shut down the London Underground, his usual commuting route. He has been pacing the pavement for more than a half-hour as one after another of London's red, doubledecker buses passes by, too crammed with passengers to stop. "Something has to give," he mutters.

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