Road Safety and Health in Developing Countries: Expert commentary by James Habyarimana
Public policy professor James Habyarimana discusses his research on policies to combat road safety issues as well as adherence to drug regimens in Africa.
Zywicki on Debt and Bankruptcy
Todd Zywicki, of George Mason University Law School, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the evolving world of consumer debt and how institutions and public policy have influenced consumer access to debt and credit. Zywicki defends consumer credit as a crucial benefit to consumers and that innovation has made credit cheaper and more effective. He also talks about how misleading it can be to look at only one piece or another of credit picture. The conversation concludes with a discussion
Nye on the Great Depression, Political Economy, and the Evolution of the State
John Nye of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the Great Depression, the evolution of the State, and attitudes people have toward free markets. Nye argues that support for modern capitalism is fragile because people have trouble trusting the market process which is based on anonymous exchange with strangers. So when a crisis comes, it leads to demands for a larger role for top-down decision making. Nye sees the Great Depression as part of a larger public disillus
Avoiding dangerous climate change: Geo-engineering or mitigation? (Part 2)
In this year's Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium, climate scientists and a historian of science will discuss the scientific and social ramifications of geo-engineering Earth's climate.
Linn Benton Loop
Ride the loop bus for free with OSU or LBCC student ID. A one way trip takes on average 22minutes. You can ride in either direction every day except for sunday when the bus is not in service.
Lecture 4 - Theatre, Film, Television and Public Affairs
THE 101: Introduction to Theatre and Drama Arts - Lecture Videos - Lecture 4 - Theatre, Film, Television and Public Affairs - Missouri State University > COMPLETE COURSES > THE 101: Introduction to Theatre and Drama Arts > Lecture Videos > Lecture 4 - Theatre, Film, Television and Public Affairs
GoingNative 23: Introducing Shared Mutex in C++14 | C9::GoingNative Visual C++ dev Gor Nishanov gives a talk on the different mutex's [mutual exclusion] available in C++ and a new addition in C++14! Please feel free to comment below, and also let us know if there's any native content that you'd like to see in upcoming episodes!
Visual C++ dev Gor Nishanov gives a talk on the different mutex's [mutual exclusion] available in C++ and a new addition in C++14!
Please feel free to comment below, and also let us know if there's any native content that you'd like to see in upcoming episodes!Author(s):
Matheson on Utah's Energy Future
Congressman Jim Matheson was among the critics of a plan to auction drilling sites on public lands near Utah's national parks. He talked to KUER's Dan Bammes about the future of energy production on Utah's public lands.
UK Space Agency
The UK Space Agency was launched in March 2010 as a replacement for the British National Space Centre with the aim of bringing UK civil space activity together within one organisation. the Agency's website describes its activities, provides a learning zone and provides full text publications including the UK Civil Space strategy, annual reports, a magazine and leaflets. News, an events listing and press releases are also available.
Municipal, State, and National Reforms in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the first decade of the twentieth century, urban populations grew quickly and corruption spread throughout all levels of political institutions. Political machines and dishonest public officials controlled some of the largest cities in the nation. San Francisco lawyer Abe Ruef, who operated one of the most powerful political machines of the era, forced companies to pay substantial bribes to conduct business in the city. For example, a streetcar company
New vignettes reveal revolutionary citizens from different angles, explains Bill Weldon, Colonial Williamsburg's manager of public history.<
Caring for the Mentally Ill
Williamsburg's Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.Author(s):
Under the Redcoat
The Revolutionary War wasn't always a winning proposition for the colonists, explains Tim Sutphin. "Under the Redcoat" recalls the British occupation of Williamsburg.Author(s):
Stories of famous captures are rivaled only by stories of famous escapes at Williamsburg's Public Gaol. Tom Hay shares his favorites.
Forty-six pages from Thomas Paine's pen whip discontent into outright rebellion. Public Sites Interpreter Alex Clark details the transformation.Author(s):
The British Constitution
The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.Author(s):
Cornwallis' Sunken Fleet
A British flotilla from the Battle of Yorktown lies mired in a murky tomb beneath the tides of the York River. Underwater archaeologist John Broadwater dives down to Cornwallis' sunken fleet and shares his finds.Author(s):
Gender, Secularization and Laicity in Public Latin American Debates
Course - Group - Gender, Secularization and Laicity in Public Latin American Debates - Arizona State University > Religion and Conflict > Gender, Secularization and Laicity in Public Latin American Debates
Private Faith/Public Faith:Religion and Government
Course - Group - Private Faith/Public Faith:Religion and Government - Arizona State University > Religion and Conflict > Private Faith/Public Faith:Religion and Government
Talk: Neal Baer on how television and new media can influence public policy
The executive producer of "Law and Order: SVU" on "How New Media Is Changing the Way We Talk about Public Policy."