The Situation in the Middle East: the view from Israel
Daniel Ayalon is the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel. He was born in Israel in 1955. He completed his army service in the Armoured Corps with the rank of Captain (res.). He has a B.A. degree in Economics as well as an M.B.A. Daniel Ayalon served as Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, from March 2001 through July 2002, and as Israel's Ambassador to the United States, from July 2002 through November 2006. He has also served as a Member of the Executive Board, Univer
Independent Prosecutors and Democratic Accountability
Public prosecutors must be free from political influence to command confidence. But if they are not answerable to politicians, how are they accountable to the public for their work?
Cute Counting Sheep
This is a very nice counting video. It is fun and playful! This computer animated video has music while the narrator counts the sheep. Numbers are also written on the screen. Run time 01:10
GS-08: Hiding and deleting photos
Don't be hasty in deleting unwanted photos. Instead, use the Hide Photos feature to hide photos from view. You can unhide photos at any time. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
IGC Growth Week 2010 - Domestic Resource Mobilisation and Growth
To reduce reliance on foreign aid and financial inflows, policymakers across the developing world are seeking to improve domestic resource mobilisation. But doing so effectively and efficiently presents a huge policy challenge. More is at stake, however, than just revenue raising to fund socially valuable investments. Effective fiscal systems are a core element of state building and a barometer of state legitimacy and effectiveness.
Hand Washing with Soapy
An animated video to help children prevent the spread of germs, and other nasty things
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Curt Smith: Political Candidates and Public Speaking
Can public speaking make or break a political candidate? Former presidential speechwriter, Curt Smith, explains the connection between politics, rhetoric, popular culture, and public speaking. Smith is a senior lecturer in the Department of English, and an acclaimed author, radio/TV host and columnist.
Patrick Hernly: MIRA at SPC (2)
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Adjunct Professor Patrick Hernly discusses St. Petersburg College's Music Industry and Recording Arts (MIRA) program. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially
11.235 Analyzing Projects and Organizations (MIT)
This course teaches students how to understand the rationality behind how organizations and their programs behave, and to be comfortable and analytical with a live organization. It thereby builds analytic skills for evaluating programs and projects, organizations, and environments. It draws on the literature of the sociology of organizations, political science, public administration, and historical experience-and is based on both developing-country and developed-country experience.
The Return of Syphilis
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
13. Constitutional Impasse (October 27, 2008)
history, social science, political studies, international relations, anthropology, cultural studies, religion, philosophy, ethics, theory, Samuel Adams, trotskyite, parliament, legislate, British, economic, commercial, historiography, neo progressive, Qua
3. Darwin's Big Book and Its Ideas (October 6, 2008)
history, science, biology, social science, humanities, philosophy, education, evolution, nature, origin of species, natural selection, life, organism, environment, anthropology, human ancestry, Victorian England, Britain, Industrial Revolution, British Em
2. TCP, IP, and the Alphabet Soup
Technology, worldwide web, infrastructure, network, architecture, global, ownership, computer, science, neutrality, telecommunications, economics, policy, packet, TCP, UDP, internet protocol, transmission control, user datagram, history, content provider,
4. Can Hi-Tech Hitchhiking Work? (April 22, 2009)
science, technology, engineering, mathematics, statistics, economics, design, technical, computer, hi-tech, entrepreneur, social network, car, consumer, traveler, public transportation, innovation, driving, environment, commute, traffic, rideshare, carpoo
Natural Inquirer Journals: Urban Forests
What are urban forests? Urban forests are the trees and other plants that grow where people live, go to school, work, and play. Even if you live in a rural community, the trees in your yard, around buildings, and in parks are called urban forests. Calling them urban forests helps you to see that they are different from the kind of forests that grow in large undeveloped areas. Urban forests include trees in community parks and other public land, along streets, in neighborhoods, around businesses
Upon completion of this course, the student will: Express ideas clearly in writing; Work individually and with classmates to research political issues; Interpret and apply data from original documents such as court cases and bills; Write to persuade with evidence; Develop essay responses that include a clear, defensible thesis statement and supporting evidence; Raise and explore questions about policies, institutions, beliefs, and actions in a political science context; Evaluate secondary materi
Choral Vespers Worship Service - 4/16/15
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Space Station Live: Reentry Breakup Recorder
Understanding how vehicles behave during atmospheric reentry gives future spacecraft developers unique information that can enhance design efficiencies and safety. One experiment has had three successful flights to gather this never-before-collected information. Public Affairs Officer Lori Meggs at the Payload Operations Integration Center at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, talks with Andrew Feistel of the Aerospace Corporation to learn more about the Reentry Breakup Rec
While Barack Obama has rejected the Bush administration’s harsh stance toward Iran, panelists warn that we’re far from the start of fruitful relations, and that achieving real diplomacy will paradoxically require both patience and a sense of urgency.
Suzanna DiMaggio observes the U.S. seeking “areas of comm
In his role as a biochemist, Hidde Ploegh explains the "essential features of the lifestyle of the flu virus" discussing not only how viruses work to invade our systems and cause the flu, but also adding insights into the political and societal framework in which public health groups and governments deal with viral disease. <