The Federalization of Iraq and the Break-up of Sudan [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Brendan O'Leary | Why do some multiethnic states break up while others hold together? Brendan O'Leary compares how federalism has maintained state integrity in Iraq with the secessionism by consent of Southern Sudan. Brendan O'Leary is the Lauder Chair in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
Nigerian forces hunt Islamist militants
Nov. 7 - Nigerian security forces search for Islamist militants behind a coordinated attack in the north that killed at least 65 people. Katharine Jackson reports.
Story Hour in the Library featuring Ayelet Waldman
New York Times best-selling author Ayelet Waldman's new novel, Love and Treasure, was called a "treasure trove" by Joyce Carol Oates. Previous books include Red Hook Road and Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities and Occasional Moments of Grace. Her novel Love and Other Impossible Pursuits was made into a film starring Natalie Portman. Waldman's personal essays, profiles and commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, Vogue, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journ
Never has a generation been so completely taken over by a totalitarian state as was the case in Hitler’s Third Reich: at the age of 10 children joined the “Jungvolk” movement, at 14 they joined the Hitler Youth, and at 18 they joined the party, the “Wehrmacht”, the SA, or the SS.
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Black Friday goes mobile
Nov. 23 - Holiday shopping is going mobile, with retailers aggressively courting shoppers using exclusive mobile deals for smartphones and tablets this Black Friday. Bobbi Rebell reports.
San Diego, 1940s
This 2:41 long video is a copy of an old film about this city.
Basically, a tourist travel piece, but provides some insights that might be of value to those who want to see this part of America in earlier days.
Marsh Fork Elementary
Meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia. The very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. Professor Charlie brings awareness to this potentially dangerous situation of living so close to one of America's biggest coal mines. (4:44)
Mexican police arrest drug kingpin
Nov. 5 - Mexican police arrest head of major cartel in Acapulco as drug war heats up. Jessica Gray reports.
הועלו 3 ספרים בקורס חדש: "משטרים דמוקרטיים (10661)"
שלושה ספרים פורסמו בקורס החדש, "משטרים דמוקרטיים (10661)":
בספר הראשון, "דמוקרטיות: ארצות הברית - דמוקרטיות בהתהוות מתמדת (יח' 5)" בוחן ההיסטוריון אייל נווה מאוניברסיטת תל אביב את ההיסטוריה של הדמוקרטיה האמריקנית בהערכה ובביקורתיות כאחד.
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U.S. Day Ahead: Nonfarm payrolls to rise a bit: Reuters poll
Nov. 3 - October employment is set to have improved by 95,000 jobs, according to a Reuters poll, which isn't enough to bring down the unemployment rate significantly, says Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange.
Asian elephant gives birth after 700-day pregnancy
Nov. 3 - Forty days overdue! An Asian elephant gives birth after a 700-day pregnancy at the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire, UK. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Cute quolls debut in Aussie zoo
Nov. 3 - Baby quolls go on display for the first time at a Sydney zoo. Tara Cleary reports.
Regulators on top of MF Global
Nov. 3 - Mary Schapiro, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, says the U.S. regulator is conducting a broad review of MF Global, which filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this week. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
CAPS Profile - Kathleen Schiltz
Counseling and Psychological Services at Oregon State University.
Population Development: Constraints, Chances, Perspectives