School girls rally for blasphemy law
Up to a thousand Pakistani school girls take to the streets of Karachi, demonstrating in favour of the country's controversial blasphemy law.
Debt downgrade for Japan from S&P
Rating agency Standards & Poor's cut Japan's long-term sovereign debt rating by one notch to AA minus, saying Tokyo lacks a plan to tackle its mounting debt.
Waterloo Gallery, Apsley House J040038 APSLEY HOUSE, London. Interior view. The Waterloo Gallery.
APSLEY HOUSE, London. Interior view. The Waterloo Gallery.
The USC LGBT Peer Mentoring Program
Dealing with issues of identity and sexuality can be difficult, but USC's LGBT Peer Mentoring Program, aided by a grant from NASPA, ensures that no one has to go it alone. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about USC's LGBT Resource Center: http://sait.usc.edu/lgbt/ Learn more about USC Student Affairs: http://www.usc.edu/student-affairs/
Rebuilding in Haiti: A Northeastern Graduate Story
Northeastern University Alum Kezia Furth ('08), tells the story of her experience as a nurse and freelance humanitarian during the earthquake in Haiti, and the work she continues to do in her community.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Signs
Huckle and Lowly roam around Busytown looking at various signs (pedestrian, bicycle, red line across it, walking, etc.). This is a great resource to emphasize the importance of understanding street signs especially for our younger students or special education students (1:10).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - School Bus Safety
This video emphasizes the importance of school bus safety. Some of the rules are 1. Stay away from bus when it pulls up, 2. stay in your seat, 3. Listen to your bus driver. This is a great teaching resource for the beginning of the school year as procedures and routines are practiced (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Fire
Huckle and Lowly watch firefighters in action. What do you do if there is a fire? Get out fast. Let's practice what you need to know. Don't be slow. Get down low if there is a lot of smoke. Escape-don't hesitate! Huckle's family practices fire safety tips with firefighters. This is a good teaching resource for fire safety week. (1:06)
ISS Update - Jan. 28, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 28, 2011.
Philippines bomb police seek pair
Police investigating the Manila bus bombing unveil images of two men they want to trace.
Friday prayers turn to protests
Egyptian police fire tear gas to control demonstrators who gather across Cairo in mass protests after holding Friday prayers.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 01.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KAIRO: Vor der Großkundgebung gegen Präsident Mubarak haben die ägyptischen Behörden alle Überland-Verbindungen in die Hauptstadt Kairo unterbrochen. Züge und Busse fahren nicht mehr, die Zufahrtstraßen sind gesperrt. Auch Verbindungen für Mobiltelefone und Internet-Server werden nach Medienberichten gestör
11.020 Poverty, Public Policy and Controversy (MIT)
This course covers topics and questions such as: What is poverty? How is it defined and measured in the United States and other countries? What are the different program designs that countries use to relieve poverty? To answer these questions, the course examines the main public policy frames that guide theory, research, policy, and practice. How do the definition and policies to deal with poverty change over time? What are the economic, political, and social forces that contribute to the persis