Breakingviews: U.S. has chance to borrow long -- very long
Sept. 30 - Reuters Breakingviews Columnist Agnes Crane says that historically low yields allow the U.S. government to issue 50 or 100-year bonds at exceptionally low rates.
CALPACT Training: Introduction to Systemic Racism (Part 1)
In this 2-part training, participants will be exposed to the "power definition" of racism and will observe a racially diverse group of people reflecting on the meaning of the definition, and the efficacy of using the definition to address racism in institutions. A rationale will be explored for developing a full analysis of racism, including understanding its historic and legal roots and contemporary functioning. Participants will be introduced to racism as a systemic and structural problem that
A More Secure World - From Neighbourhood to Globe [Audio]
Speaker(s): William J. Bratton | From Tottenham to global terrorism, developing policies and implementing schemes that work across the range of fighting neighbourhood violence to combating international terrorism share common themes. Bill Bratton, CBE, will discuss his ideas about policing with purpose and collaborating to create a more secure future. William J. Bratton is the Chairman of Kroll the world's leading risk consulting company. He is known as one of America's premier police chiefs, th
Discover Tokyo Part 2/3
This 3:46 minute video is a tourist oriented presentation that shows some of the unique features of this city especially its transportation.
Cape Blanco Lighthouse
Standing solidly nearly a century and a half after its completion, the Cape Blanco Lighthouse continues to serve as beacon for seamen. (5:18)
Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Economics of Food Security in Jamaica
Brenda Wyss is an economist who has been studying the Jamaican economy and its agriculture sector for three decades. She began her work in Kingston in the early 1980s when trade liberalization was beginning to really effect Jamaica's farming industries. In this video she explains what benefits and costs result when a nation like Jamaica begins to rely on cheap foreign imports for food. See related reporting from the project "Agriculture and Jamaica's Rural Poor" :http://pulitzercenter.org/proj
Weekly ISS Recap - Oct. 17-21, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Oct. 17-21, 2011.
Europe Week Ahead: Investors expect plan from EU meetings
Oct. 21 - EU leaders are expected to meet and endorse a plan to strengthen banks' capital bases over the weekend and complete a deal on the scale of the rescue fund and a Greek debt haircut on Wednesday.
Germany's business morale drops
Oct. 21 - Morale amongst Germany's business community is at its lowest point since June 2010 - falling for the fourth month in a row in October. Penny Tweedie reports.
People in Egypt and Lebanon react to Gaddafi's death
Oct.21 - Muammar Gaddafi's death provokes mixed reactions in Cairo and Beirut. Sunita Rappai reports.
GE likely to hike dividend by 20 percent, says Blair analyst
Oct. 21 - William Blair & Co. analyst Nick Heymann says General Electric investors should see a dividend increase later this year from 60 cents a share to 72 cents.
Winans get a Hollywood Walk star
Oct. 21 - Gospel duo BeBe and CeCe Winans get star.
Writing exercise: The city lives
After this chapter you will be able to write a short, descriptive text about an aspect of city life.
Most people would rather stick pins in their eyes than draw up a budget. They may have a point. If you're the type of person who always has plenty of cash, knows exactly where every penny goes, and never has trouble paying bills, skip this lesson. You're either too rich or too smart to need it. For the rest of us, unfortunately, making -- and sticking to -- a budget is the essential tool for ensuring that our money gets used the way we need it to.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "S s”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.