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Green Careers: Sustainable Agriculture.

This video provides an inside look at an organic farm and an organic retail store and discusses the day-to-day challenges and rewards of working in this field.
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By: sfwebm Breve presentazione del TILT trip-database ad uso di WEBM.org http://tilt.tripdatabase.com/
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MSU/Mexico: New Initiatives
Michigan State University students and faculty making a difference in the lives of children in Mexico.
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Senior Montage: NYIT Commencement 2012
Images and Video of the NYIT Class of 2012 shown at the NYIT Commencement on May 20, 2012 Congrats to all the graduates!
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The Lean Startup [Audio]
Speaker(s): Eric Ries | Most new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it's too late. Now is the time to think Lean. This event marks the publication of Eric Ries new book Th
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"System of Rice Intensification" in Cambodia.

The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is an organic method of increasing the yield of rice. The method was developed in the 1980s by Henri de Laulanie in Madagascar.
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Rate Tornado Damage (Interactive)
The whirling winds of tornadoes can produce damage that ranges from broken tree limbs to a block of houses swept from their foundations. They can inflict utter devastation across a wide swath of land or, remarkably, destroy one house and leave others on either side largely untouched. In this interactive activity from NOVA Online, you will evaluate scenes of destruction utilizing the most widely used scale for assessing a tornado's intensity, the Fujita scale.
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Dividing Polynomials Long Division
This 5:47 long video uses a lecture format and explains that when dividing polynomials, you can use either long division or synthetic division to arrive at an answer. Using long division, dividing polynomials
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After the polynomial division is set up, the same process is followed with long division with numbers. The video can be stopped t

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Adapt Picasso-style cubist image into a three-dimensional soft sculpture. This project combines printmaking, drawing, acrylic painting, sculpture and textiles. The 4:48 video shows how do make the piece and is fairly easy to follow.
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History Through Music
Dan Hoehler
Students demonstrate how music reflects the historical era.
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Liljana Stefanovska
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Pedagogical text indexation and exploitation for language learning
In this article we present the MIRTO platform -under development at the University Stendhal of Grenoble- and how it addresses common flaws of CALL software. This platform led to another project: the creation of a pedagogically indexed text base. We introduce here the notion of pedagogical indexation, and confront the particular case of pedagogical indexation for language learning with the existing pedagogical resource description standards, before proposing leads towards the implementation of th
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The growth of China in recent years has been described as an economic miracle with Western companies and governments rushing to build partnerships with the new power in the East. The opening up of the Chinese market and the expansion of industry, technology and production within the country has, however, had a profound effect on the people of China, its political leaders and the rest of the world. This impact can be seen in the growing inequalities within China, the loss of jobs in the west and
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Nixon on the Common Touch
Vice President Candidate Richard Nixon said that he is confident that the people want him to stay on the ticket as he explains his way around accepting $18,000 in undisclosed campaign contributions in this History Channel video. (0:54)
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Switzerland's Climate Change Trail (Interactive)
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The Re-Creation of the Globe Theater
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1.5 Conclusion

Throughout this unit, a major concern has been to show how the demand of the antisweatshop movement that we not only respond to, but take responsibility for, economic injustices, no matter how distant, is an intensely controversial one. Claims by campaigning groups such as Oxfam and Christian Aid that consumer demand for cheap branded goods perpetuates poverty wage levels in the sweatshop industries are countered by claims from the pro-market lobby which point in an altogether differen
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1.4.4 Summary

  • The question of who is responsible for factory sweatshops in the poorer regions of the globe remains a passionate political issue, in North America and beyond. Views on how responsibility for overseas sweatshops should be exercised differ between those who believe that it should be left to market forces to improve conditions and those who consider that everyone, as a consumer, bears some responsibility for their perpetuation and should intervene to bring abo
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1.3.3 Bringing remote sweatshops within reach continued

There are, to my knowledge, at least two ways in which this challenge has been mounted. The first, which I have already touched upon, gathered momentum in the 1990s when, to great effect, different elements within the growing antisweatshop movement sidestepped the tangled arrangements of the market by targeting the most visible icons of global trade, the big retail ‘brands’: Adidas, Nike, Gap, Umbro, Puma, Reebok, Fila, French Connection, Mattel, Disney, and so on. The antiswe
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References

Beetham, D. (1999) Democracy and Human Rights, Cambridge, Polity Press.
Brown, C. (2001) ‘Human rights’ in Baylis, J. and Smith, S. (eds) The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Caney, S.(2001) ‘International distributive justice’ Political Studies, vol. 49, pp. 9
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