The Fracturing of the American Corporate Elite
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674072992 Critics warn that corporate leaders have too much influence over American politics. In THE FRACTURING OF THE AMERICAN CORPORATE ELITE, Mark S. Mizruchi worries they exert too little. In the book, he argues that American CEOs have abdicated their civic responsibilities in helping the government address national challenges, with grave consequences for society. A sobering assessment of the dissolution of America's business class.
What Hollande's Election Means for the Eurozone
In the aftermath of the election of Socialist Francois Hollande as the new president of France, eurozone austerity policies in Europe, which many now blame for pushing much of the Continent back into recession, appear likely to be loosened. At the same time, at least some complementary growth-oriented policies may be introduced. Big questions remain, however: What will these changes look like, and how much difference will they make? (Article with podcast)Author(s):
Banco Santander's Huge Mexican IPO: Why It's a 'Smart Move' During Troubled Times
Last week, Spanish bank Banco Santander announced plans to use the recent strong financial performance of its Mexican unit as leverage to raise $4.3 billion in a stock offering -- the largest ever in Mexico's history. Part of a longer-term expansion plan in Latin America, the move is also designed to signal to financial markets that the bank has high growth potential outside of its troubled home markets in Spain and the eurozone. In an interview, Wharton's Mauro Guillen and Adrian Tschoegl, auth
Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance
Watch video of Christopher Slobogin presenting “Contemporary Debates in Criminal Justice: Government Surveillance” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series. The course explores a number of the hottest topics in criminal justice: the death penalty, the insanity defense, preventive detention, surveillance and other topics relating to investigation of crime and its punishment.keep reading »
Survival Phrases #21 - Riding the Bus 1. Will this bus go to…?
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. The bus [...]
The role of cause and effect in education as a social science
This paper is intended as a stimulus to discussion on the nature of cause:effect models, and their role in educational research. It is clearly not intended to be definitive. Nor is it based on new evidence. It considers in turn models based on no causation at all, models based on causation alongside other explanatory processes, models based solely on causation, and variations of the latter. Among these are purportedly weaker forms of causation, including Granger causation, social determinants, a
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 10/29/12 Guest: Gary Barnes
Counting Your Lucky Stars
In this activity, learners sample a star field to estimate the number of stars in the universe. This activity simulates how astronomers use sampling instead of census (counting) to more easily collect data in space. Learners predict, count, approximate, and average the number of stars in a Star Field Sheet.
Paint by the Numbers
In this pencil and paper activity, learners work in pairs and simulate how astronomical spacecraft and computers create images of objects in space. Learners will discover the process of how light collected from a space object converts into binary data and reconverts into an image of the object. This lesson guide includes background information, tips, extensions, and blackline masters.
Kimberly Davis speaks about her brother Troy Davis' execution
Kimberly Davis (sister of Troy Davis, a man executed by the State of Georgia despite a strong case of innocence) and Jen Marlowe (author of "I Am Troy Davis") discussed how this case is emblematic of a broken death penalty system and the Davis family’s fight to prove Troy’s innocence. The duo spoke in Yeager Recital Hall at Elon University on September 25, 2014.
Spanish 1 visual project Lumens DC120 Visual Presenter The second Space symposium- learning spaces News #104 - Choose Your Own Way to Learn Spanish, Choose Your Own Spooky Savings Absolute Beginner S2 #22 - An Awkward Spanish Situation Werkwoorden vervoegen : Tegenwoordige tijd Werkwoorden vervoegen:
Spanish 1 visual project
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Lumens DC120 Visual Presenter
Lumens DC120 Visual Presenter
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
It’s no big secret – everyone has their own way of studying and learning Spanish. Some are visual learners, some are auditory and others combine several ways. Do you just listen to lessons? Review with lesson notes? Or do you write down words and phrases and say them out loud until they’re natural? Tune in to [...]
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Among your friends in Spain, you have a reputation for sticking your foot in your mouth when you’re talking in Spanish to them. They know they can count on you to embarrass yourself, make everyone feel uncomfortable, or say the wrong Spanish expression at the wrong time. You guess you are [...]
Lumens DC120 Visual Presenter The second Space symposium- learning spaces News #104 - Choose Your Own Way to Learn Spanish, Choose Your Own Spooky Savings Absolute Beginner S2 #22 - An Awkward Spanish Situation Werkwoorden vervoegen : Tegenwoordige tijd Werkwoorden vervoegen:
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
News #104 - Choose Your Own Way to Learn Spanish, Choose Your Own Spooky Savings
Absolute Beginner S2 #22 - An Awkward Spanish Situation
Werkwoorden vervoegen : Tegenwoordige tijd Werkwoorden vervoegen: