On Fantasy Island: British politics, English judges and the European Convention on Human Rights [Aud
Speaker(s): Professor Conor Gearty | Conor Gearty unpicks the myths, illusions and downright lies that infect political engagement with human rights in Britain - and discussion of the Human Rights Act in particular. Conor Gearty (@conorgearty) is Director of the Institute of Public Affairs and a Professor of Human Rights Law at LSE. Keith Best is the Chair of the Wyndham Place Charlemagne Trust. LSE Law (@lselaw) is an integral part of the School's mission, plays a major role in policy debates &
Nigerian refugees cross Chad Lake to flee Boko Haram violence
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Scores of Nigerian refugees are crossing Lake Chad to find safety from Boko Haram violence but countries like Chad are struggling with the refugee influx. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includi
Rebel sniper guns down government fighter in Damascus suburb
Rebel fighters targeted government supporters at a checkpoint in a suburb of Damascus. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained
Teacher Tipster-Bunny Ball-(Skip Counting by 2's)
Mr. Smith shares a fun game to help you teach skip counting by 2's. It's called Bunny Ball! Students shoot puffy balls (bunny tails) into an Easter basket. Each winning basket is a score of 2. Students add their scores by 2's. (3:15)
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Welcome Back Wildcats
As the new school year commences, students re-emerge, eager to make this year the best the University of Arizona has seen. Our returning students and faculty welcome a new freshman class as they begin to find their place here at the University.
Business as usual post Irene
Aug. 29 - Wall Street is operating as normal, but airlines will need more time to clean out the backlog created by flights canceled because of the storm. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Setting the Tone for the School Year
This seven-minute video is a school's morning announcement program. This week our librarian, Mrs. Woodcock, talks about the library opening this week. She goes into some library rules to remember. Also included is video of advice from last year's fifth-graders about how to have a successful year and has students saying the Pledge of Allegiance and a Character Pledge.
Action Verbs Song for Kids: What Can You Do?
This is a fun kids song to practice actions, and the phrase "I can....." Dream English song by Matt R. New!! (02:34)
Rebel families splash into Aisha Gaddafi's pool
Aug. 26 - Libyan opposition supporters bring their families to the luxurious house, complete with swimming pool, once occupied by Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha at his compound in Tripoli. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
OECD head says world worried about U.S. political gridlock
Aug. 26 - Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the OECD, says the Fed has run out of policy options and the world is concerned the U.S. political system is not functioning properly.
Mayor Bloomberg briefs on preparations for Hurricane Irene
Aug. 26 - NYC Mayor Bloomberg visits an evacuation center and updates New Yorkers on preparations for Hurricane Irene.
The U.S. Week Ahead: August nonfarm payrolls in focus
Aug. 26 - Investors will be waiting for the U.S. Labor Department to report August job data. Analysts expect the U.S. added 80,000 jobs, but forecast the unemployment rate holding steady at 9.1 percent.
OECD top economist: Global policy makers must do more
Aug. 26 - Pier Carlo Padoan, chief economist for the OECD, reacts to Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech and assesses the outlook for success in resolving the euro zone debt crisis.
The future of Apple without Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple Computers on Wednesday. Where does that leave Apple, the company he founded in 1976? Reuters Social Media Editor, Anthony DeRosa talks to John Abell, Wired Magazine's New York Bureau Chief.
Locals explore Gaddafi compound
Aug. 26 - Traffic cops returned to Tripoli's streets and locals hopped into Gaddafi family pools as the city began navigating life without the Libyan leader. Deborah Gembara reports.
Wall St. enjoys first up week in five
Aug. 26 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks posted their first weekly gain in a month; Bernanke quiet on QE3; Hurricane Irene barrels towards populous U.S. Northeast region, bringing with it fears of huge price tag. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Mexico Bank's Carstens expects long-term U.S. slow growth
Aug. 26 - Mexico Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens says a long period of U.S. slow growth is more likely than the nation slipping back into recession.
High debt levels an intractable problem, says economist
Aug. 26 - Stephen Cecchetti, economic adviser to the Bank for International Settlements, analyzes the problems associated with bringing down excessive levels of government, corporate and consumer indebtedness.
Martin Feldstein: short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Aug. 26 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein analyzes Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole address and elaborates on why he sees the U.S. economy formally entering recession within the next year.