Compare & Contrast The Good Person of Szechuan by Bertolt Brecht

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1943: Tobacco cigarettes are advertised as healthy in the United States.

Today: Tobacco companies are sued for false advertising as it has been revealed in court that they have known for many years that cigarettes cause cancer.

1943: In China, a woman's fertility is unregulated. In many rural areas, especially, women produce large families to provide labor for farms.

Today: In an effort to control an exploding population, the Chinese government has decreed that each woman is limited to one child, though those who live in rural areas might petition for permission to have two, if the first is a girl.

1943: About one-third of women between the ages of 18 and 64 in the United States are employed in war-related work. Many take on jobs considered "men's work," but are forced to give up their positions to returning soldiers when the war ends.

Today: Many American women work in nearly every...

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