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Electoral Politics in the Age of Reform
Historians have emphasised the unsavoury nature of electoral politics in the decades before 1832. Four charges were levelled at the electoral system by these critics * that very few voters were free to vote as they wished * the electorate was thoroughly venal and regarded the vote as a piece of personal property upon which they expected to make a profit every 7 years * elections were an exclusive proceeding concerning only political and social elites * political issues were unim
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Japanese Body Language and Gestures #7 - Japanese Body Language and Gestures 7
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Gestures are all around us. We make many gestures every day. So many gestures do we make that we are often unaware that we’re making them. They’ve become second nature to us. Just the same for the folk in Japan. Japanese use many gestures, but they’re not [...]
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Martin Espada reads "Who Burned for the Perfection of Paper"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features
Martin Espada reading "Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.

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Top 10 Tips For Peak Performance
Because an athlete's schedule is often so busy, good nutrition can often take a back seat. UW Medical Center Dietician, Alysun Deckert, provides 10 easy nutrition tips to help athletes stay on track and reach their peak performance.
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Dinosaur Plague
What killed off the dinosaurs? Over the years, experts have suggested everything from global climate change to a spate of massive volcanic eruptions to the most widely accepted culprit: an asteroid that unleashed global devastation. But as correspondent Chad Cohen reports in this video, some scientists believe the giant reptiles might have been taken down by something almost too tiny to see. (15:05)
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Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
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Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Los Planetas
This one-minute animated Spanish video offers information to younger learners about the planets in our Solar System. (01:00)
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The Month Song by Susan Salidor
This video clip teaches the months of the year in a fun catchy song. The song is very clear and easy to understand. (1:47)
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German Elections: Did Merkel Win Too 'Well'?
The extent of her victory may cause her more problems during the next four years than she had in the last four.
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Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
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Veggie Tales - Lyle the Lindly Viking part 2

In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show.  His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet.  Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry".  Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry".  Finally, Archibald pr
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Life as a Journalist
 Mr Jeff Randall

Former Nottingham University graduate and business journalist for the Daily Telegraph, Mr. Jeff Randall addresses the graduating class of 2006.

Mr. Randall speaks about his time as a student at Nottingham University and advises the students on the importance of keeping close ties with friends they’ve made at the University.

He describes his humorous first attempt at doing a live broadcast in front of the Bank
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The Human in Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Anne Phillips | Editor's note: Unfortunately the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from this recording. In this inaugural lecture, to celebrate her appointment as the Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science, Anne Phillips addresses the status of the human in politics. Is what Hannah Arendt called 'the abstract nakedness of being human' sufficient to establish principles of solidarity or equality? And can we talk of what, as humans, we have in common without
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Place Value : Reading and Writing Large Whole Numbers
This three-minute video explores place value to the hundred trillions place.
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MIT Resources: Zan Barry in Community Wellness
Zan Barry talks about the holistic techniques and trainings for stress management and well-being offered by MIT Community Wellness.
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Saludos y presentaciones en chino
Escucha algunas de las frases más comunes para una primera charla con alguien. (1:30)
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State of Wisconsin eFile
See how citizens in the State of Wisconsin improve their tax filing experience via the state's efile initiative developed with Adobe LiveCycle.
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Making News For The New World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lionel Barber | The future of media is now. News organizations today face new and numerous opportunities and challenges, from the rise of social platforms, to adapting to mobile publishing methods and rhythms, to deep challenges to traditional business models. In his lecture, Lionel Barber will discuss the FT’s response to disruption -- identifying the role of media in a changing, global, technology-driven world. More broadly, Barber will address the role of news and information in
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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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