Ethics and politics
Moral and Political Philosophy: how should we live? What constitutes a just state?
Author(s): Marianne Talbot

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CIS: Canada and NATO: Mr Justin Massie, PhD Candidate - The Domestic Politics of the Afghan Engageme
Oxford Pearson Seminar 1: Canada, NATO and Transatlanticism
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53 Years of Media and Politics
Dr. David Butler brings his legendary Friday evening Media and Politics seminar to a final conclusion by answering questions instead of asking them. Dr Butler's well-worn armchair was occupied by John Lloyd (of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism), who assumed the role of the questioner, together with Baroness Margaret Jay, a former student of Dr Butler. Also for the first time in 53 years, the Chatham House Rule did not apply. The last seminar of David Butler was, uniquely, on-th
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The post-crisis politics of financial reform: business as usual or new global order?
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of European Socialist Party and former Prime Minister of Denmark talks about the politics of current efforts to regulate the financial sector.
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Irene Natividad: Talking Politics with a Political “Mama”
Women, Power and Politics Curator Masum Momaya speaks with Irene Natividad, longtime leader in the advancement of women's political participation and economic empowerment, about the legacy of the women's movement in the United States that has led women to run for high office in unprecedented numbers today.
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John James Ingalls: Fast Track. . .from Law to Politics
John James Ingalls came to Kansas Territory as a young man. He was raised in Massachusetts and trained as a lawyer. He first settled in Sumner, Atchison County. The letters home to his father in this podcast describe his growing success as a lawyer. He also becomes involved in territorial politics as part of the free state movement. His letters are articulate and humorous. Ingalls became a prominent Kansan, ultimately serving as one of the state's U.S. Senators. The text for this podcast
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John Denham MP - Annual Politics Lecture with Q&A
John Denham MP - Annual Politics Lecture with Q&A
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Changing the World - Why Politics Matters
Guest lecture by Hilary Benn, MP
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Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness
This presentation introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid.
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Science, Politics, and Environmental Policy, Fall 2004
This class examines the role of science in the US environmental policymaking process. It investigates the methods scientists use to learn about the natural world and the way scientific knowledge accumulates, the treatment of science by advocates and the media, and the role of science in legislative, administrative and judicial decision making. It considers how other political systems use science, in an effort to put the US approach in comparative perspective.
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Thinking About Politics: American Government in Associational Perspective
The goal of this textbook is to provide students with a comprehensive survey of the American political system and with a framework for analyzing its processes and functions. It will appeal to instructors of introductory American government courses who wish to take students beyond a traditional institutional orientation. Throughout the text, the various dimensions of American politics are integrated into an analytical framework designed to stimulate thoughtful understanding of the political world
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Gulf Oil Spill Disaster: Emory Environmental Expert Weighs In
The country is three months into the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, and still not even close to a resolution. Many are blaming a lax regulation system with government employees being too close to the oil industry. Will the oil spill change this relationship? More important, will BP pay for all the claims mounted against it? Emory University environmental law professor William Buzbee answers these questions and much more.
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Boiler Bytes: Students develop innovative, weather-resistant shelter for disaster victims
A team of Purdue University students has turned an undergraduate design project into a sturdy, portable, spacious, easily assembled shelter for homeless families suffering in the aftermath of disasters like the earthquake in Haiti. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/outreach/2010/100322SmithUbershelter.html
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ViewPoints: BP Oil Disaster
SDSU environmental historian Sarah Elkind offers her expert views about who is responsible for the BP oil disaster, the regulation failures and what actions are needed to prevent future calamities. Time Magazine quoted Elkind about the BP oil spill: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1995618-2,00.html The views expressed in this video do not necessarily reflect the views of SDSU.
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Learning About Chinese Politics: Sources, Methods, and Perceptions
Producing Knowledge about China: Social Science Perspectives Roundtable: Learning About Chinese Politics: Sources, Methods, and Perceptions Moderator: Stanley Lubman, Lecturer in Residence, Berkeley Law, University of California Meaning and Measurement: Interviews and Political Science Research in China Mary E. Gallagher, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Director, Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan Conscious and Subconscious Sources of American Attit
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Learning About Chinese Politics: Area Studies, Theory and Local Knowledge
Producing Knowledge about China: Social Science Perspectives Roundtable: Learning About Chinese Politics: Area Studies, Theory and Local Knowledge Moderator: Wen-hsin Yeh, Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Haas Chair in East Asian Studies, Morrison Chair in History, University of California, Berkeley The Peephole Method: Producing Ethnographic Knowledge about Rural China   Hans Steinmüller, Research Fellow, Department II  Socialist and Post‐Socialist Eurasia,
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Gone in 180 seconds - Convocation June 18.mov
Ever wonder what the view of convocation is like on stage? Check out a time-lapse video of the morning convocation ceremony on June 18, featuring former prime minister and honorary degree recipient, Paul Martin.
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Steven Johnson, Author, The Ghost Map: "The Myth of the Echo Chamber: Politics in the Age of the Par
Steven Berlin Johnson is the author of The Ghost Map (2006), a chronicle of the 1854 cholera epidemic in London, and The Invention of Air (2008), the story of British scientist Joseph Priestly and his influence on the America's Founding Fathers. In this lecture Johnson will argue against those who maintain that the internet has fragmented society by enabling us to filter out voices with viewpoints different from our own. On the contrary, he claims that the internet promotes a diversity far more
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Steven Johnson, Author, The Ghost Map: "The Myth of the Echo Chamber: Politics in the Age of the Par
Steven Berlin Johnson is the author of The Ghost Map (2006), a chronicle of the 1854 cholera epidemic in London, and The Invention of Air (2008), the story of British scientist Joseph Priestly and his influence on the America's Founding Fathers. In this lecture Johnson will argue against those who maintain that the internet has fragmented society by enabling us to filter out voices with viewpoints different from our own. On the contrary, he claims that the internet promotes a diversity far more
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The Politics of Homosexuality - February 18, 2010
On the topic of homosexuality, Andrew Sullivan has stated “There are as many politics of homosexuality as there are words for it, and not all of them contain reason. And it is harder perhaps in this passionate area than in any other to separate a wish from an argument, a desire from a denial. This fracturing of discourse is more than a cultural problem; it is a political problem. Without at least some common ground, no effective compromise to the homosexual question will be possible. Matters m
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