Through the Network (of Networks): The Fifth Estate
The Internet and web are creating a new space for networking people, information and other resources: this has the potential to become an important 'fifth estate' to support greater accountability in politics, the media and other institutional arenas.
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Best Practices In Dependency: Planned, Purposeful and Progressive Visits Part 1
Rose Wentz, Consultant for the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice and Permanency Planning, discusses how to have safe and successful visits. Rose covers the definition of visits per federal law and best practice standards as well as the connections a child needs while in care. With audience interaction she reviews a four-step decision making process for developing a visit plan to meet a child's needs and enable parents to improve parenting skills. She also looks at how to deve
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Lesson 06 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 6 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Misheard lyrics: Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'
In this interactive series of four videos, Professor Andrew Nevins (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains how almost every song lyric can be misunderstood. This video examines Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'. There are three examples following this video that you can click on: Hall & Oates - 'Everytime You Go Away': http://youtu.be/abWW0BzCg10 'The Star-Spangled Banner': http://youtu.be/uNBKsLUo7_0 Intro video: http://youtu.be/dBnhkwRmYuQ While slips of the tongue are well-known, slips of t
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Osterley Park and House: The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857
The East India Company at Home, 1757--1857 is a three-year (2011--2014) research project based in the Department of History at University College London and funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project examines the British country house in an imperial and global context. 27 July--3 November, 2013: The Trappings of Trade is a new display at Osterley exploring how the East India Company shaped Osterley and the country houses of Britain in the 18th century. Robert Adam may have remodelled the house
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Can you guess who won a music competition? (psychology experiment)
You have three options on which to guess the winner of a classical music competition: audio only, silent video or video with sound. Can you guess who won a music competition based on short clips? About UCL: UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://
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Oldest Egyptian iron artefacts made from meteorites
Researchers have shown that ancient Egyptian iron beads held at the UCL Petrie Museum were hammered from pieces of meteorites, rather than iron ore. The objects, which trace their origins to outer space, also predate the emergence of iron smelting by two millennia. Further info: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0813/20082013-iron-artefacts Press coverage: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10252529/Ancient-Egyptians-made-jewellery-from-meteorites.html http://www.culture24.o
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Obama's First Year
The JOURNAl assesses Obama's first year as President in the wake of Democrats' defeat in Massachusetts' special election for Senate with Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-lacewell and journalist Eric Alterman. And, faced with the increasing global demand for oil and the threat of climate change, experts say that America needs a new energy policy - but what are our options? Bill Moyers sits down with analysts Jean Johnson and Scott Bittle to discuss how we c
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Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered.  With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55) 
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17.125 The Politics of Global Financial Relations (MIT)
This course explores effects of globalization of finance on international relations and domestic politics. Topics include international institutions and global governance; the multi-nationalization of production; effects of international capital markets on domestic politics; global finance and the developing world; and financial crises. Discussion of the interplay between politics and economics and the future of the nation-state.
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Light : particle or wave?
This is a detailed explanation of the dual nature of light, complete with clear, labeled line drawings and Java interactive tutorials.
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'House Call: A Closer Look
This event was held on April 15 for all admitted and prospective students making final decisions about which college to attend. Take a closer look at Morehouse and see why it's a great fit for you.
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Reunion Lectures 2006: Church & State
During Reunion Weekend 2006 Paul Franco, professor of government, discussed the relationship between religion and politics, and examined the implications and complications of the separation of church and state in the context of recent Supreme Court cases.
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Kara Aubin at Real Writing for Real People
"Words Have Power: Why What You Write and How You Write It Matters (especially in social media)" Kara Aubin, Jewelry Artist, kara | daniel jewelry With the average American consuming 34 gigabytes of content and 100,000 words of information in a single day, in business what you say matters. In an increasingly digital environment that translate as, what you write matters. Join independent artist, and small business entrepreneur, Kara Aubin of kara | daniel jewelry to explore the power of words.
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Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 4/5
Part 4 of 5 about the significance of the Berlin Wall and its destruction during the Cold War years.

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A Tribute to the Dream [Full]
A Tribute to the Dream," hon­ored Dr. King's legacy and com­mem­o­rated the 50th anniver­sary of the Civil Rights Act through a series of visual nar­ra­tives, musical per­for­mances, and candid dis­cus­sions. The event was part of "50 Years For­ward: The Journey Con­tinues," Northeastern's year­long com­mem­o­ra­tion of the people, events, and orga­ni­za­tions ded­i­cated to civil rights in America and around the world.
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Problems in French Politics
France seems to be undergoing a period of intense political instability. Dramatic images of demonstrations and riots on the street parallel rumours and scandal in the corridors of power. To what extent do the current events represent a real upheaval in the French political environment and what is the likely impact on the forthcoming Presidential elections? Ben Clift is a Senior Lecturer in Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies and is an expert on the politics of France
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1.253J Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits (MIT)
Through a combination of lectures, cases, and class discussions this subject examines the economic and political conflict between transportation and the environment. It investigates the role of government regulation, green business and transportation policy as facilitators of economic development and environmental sustainability. It analyzes a variety of international policy problems including government-business relations; the role of interest groups, non-governmental organizations, and the pub
Author(s): Salvucci, Frederick,Coughlin, Joseph

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"Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope"
tariq ali posterA talk by Tariq Ali, editor, New Left Review. Since 1998, the Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela has brought Hugo Chávez to world attention as the foremost challenger of the neoliberal consensus and American foreign policy. While Chávez's radical social-democratic reforms have brough
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