Beyond the "Berlusconi Common Sense". A New Model of Politics for the 21st Century
Mostly outside Italy, there is a widespread common sense about Berlusconi and his political adventure: he has been able to enter successfully the political arena because of his television empire and because of his unclear links with illegal groups and business. This interpretation is undoubtedly true but it is also a limited one as it is not able to point out all the novelties that Berlusconi may represent. Indeed, the paper argues that the political adventure of the Italian tycoon may be interp
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The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Where could Justice go wrong?
The lecture places the crime – the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri – in its socio-political context, considers the process of the establishment of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in 2007, focuses on the structural properties of the tribunal, and closes by posing the central unanswered questions facing the same.
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Shanghai: Under Kubota, 1943-45.
Kubota was Director general of the stateless Refugees Affair Buero. Also Goya, Pkura and Kana.,A crowd, under the rain, is waiting to obtain a Citypermit in order to be able to get ou of the ghetto,Signed lower left,Kubota was Director general of the stateless Refugees Affair Buero. Also Goya, Pkura and Kana.,A crowd, under the rain, is waiting to obtain a Citypermit in order to be able to get ou of the ghetto,Signed lower left,Born in 1910, Floss, Bavaria, David Ludwig Bloch lost his hearing as
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Step-By-Step Solutions for Algebra
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years.  Mr. Chang explains step by step how to solve problems in Algebra explaining the importance of showing all steps involved.
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Conversations with Michael Dukakis: Introduction to Course
Leadership and the Public Manager Sponsored by Northeastern University's Master of Public Administration Program (http://www.polisci.neu.edu/graduate/master_public/) Interviewer: Marion Mason Video Production: Nick Dantzer, MPA'12
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Map Skills: The Use of Color

How are colors used on maps?  They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states.  Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population.  Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them.  Good video for beginning map readers. (02:31)


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US: Not time for 6 party talks
The White House says it is awaiting a change in behavior out of North Korea before it will back returning to disarmament talks. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Spam, Time, and You: How gmail by Google is Fighting Spam
This video explains how the internet company Google uses spam-fighting technology on gmail to save you time and make your inbox a more friendly place. Not much educational content but gives good basic information on spam (Running Time 2:05).
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World Cycling Championships 2010
Students and recent graduates of RMIT University’s Remedial Massage (Myotherapy) program from the School of Life and Physical Sciences had the opportunity to look treat and massage cyclists and teams from Australia and the world at the recent indoor World Cycling Championships held at Hisense Arena in Melbourne Australia. Mentored by industry expert and exercise science specialists – Jason Patten (Senior Educator and Program Manager, Complementary Therapies, RMIT University) and James Green
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The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.
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What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.

Session 1. What
Is Life?
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.

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Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 9 – क and ख
This is the ninth lesson in a series of basic episodes to teach Hindi from the beginning. If you are already studying Hindi, it can provide a good review. If [...]
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Trouble in Kashmir
Faced with new violence from increasingly militant youths in Kashmir, can India calm tensions before it gets any worse?
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UN convoy attacked in Ivory Coast
A UN peacekeeper is wounded in a convoy attack; West African leaders say more talks needed to resolve Ivory Coast conflict.
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Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure?

Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance.[1] We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
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Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
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Summary of the Shakespearean Play 'Othello'
This video gives a synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Othello. This video can be used as a great review and discussion started for a high school English class. This is a very helpful video.

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