Breakingviews: Chance of meaningful reform in China: 'slim'
Mar. 20 - Reform in China can mean almost anything. A lack of external accountability to creditors or voters means the chances for meaningful reform without a major crisis are slim say Breakingviews.
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Mechanical effects of strong measurement: back-action noise and cooling
By: icamvid Keith Shwab gives a talk at the ICAMET 07 conference about producing entangled states, and studies of thermal and electrical trasmport through nanostructures.
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Czech Writers and Politics 1945 - 1989
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Apartheid in South Africa
Apartheid is the political system of racial segregation. In South Africa, apartheid gave privileges white people and discriminated against people of color. Nelson Mandela gave South African people of color new found hope. In this Brain Pop video clip, learn more about Apartheid. (3:52)

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Brand Share in the Life Science Instrumentation Market
By: prothenberg From the perspective of scientific consumers who use, recommend and/or buy instruments, this study analyzes how brands are perceived throughout the industry. Attributes such as brand recognition, popularity, relevance and differentiation are measured, along with the degree of loyalty scientists have toward specific brands of instruments—and why. Purchasing criteria is established, likelihood of recommending a brand to colleagues is explored and brands are compared side-by-side
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The Chimera of Contracyclical Policies

[Human Action (1949)]

An essential element of the "unorthodox" doctrines, advanced both by all socialists and by all interventionists, is that the recurrence of depressions is a phenomenon inherent in the very operation, of the market economy. But while th
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2008.02.05-Memory, Identity and Nationalism: Armenian Genocide Claims
A discussion on Armenian genocide and nationalism. Co-sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Sam Rich Program in International Politics.
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Ralph Raico on Authentic Liberalism

[Foreword to Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School by Ralph Raico (2012)]

Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School

Ralph Raico in this brilliant book calls to our attention the dictum of Augustin Thierr
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21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Threatens Native American "Water" Village
The town of Grand Bayou, Louisiana, has no streets and no cars, just water and boats. And now the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the very existence of the Atakapa-Ishak Indians who live there. RUn time 05:13.
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The Final Defeat of Hitler in April 1945
In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn how the Nazi Furher had given up on his 1000 year Reich and had committed suicide knowing that the war was coming to an end in Germany’s defeat. (11:49)
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Book Launch: The Politics of Business in the Middle East After the Arab Spring [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Steffen Hertog, Professor Giacomo Luciani, Dr Marc Valeri, Dr Khalid AlMezaini | Although most Arab countries remain authoritarian, many have undergone a restructuring of state-society relations. Lower and middle class interest groups have lost ground, while big business has benefited in terms of its integration into policy-making and the opening-up of economic sectors that used to be state-dominated. Arab businesses have also started taking on aspects of public service provision
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Slowing Boat of China: Global Roundup with the Airport Economist
Airport Economist Tim Harcourt on the slowing Chinese economy and the shifts taking place as China moves from its reliance on export-led development and investment to consumption. From the Global Roundup series by the JW Neville Fellow in Economics at UNSW's Australian School of Business.
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BOTTICELLI: The Birth of Venus - ArtSleuth - S01 E03
Liberating the body and beauty of the female nude or surrendering to a new cliché? More on http://www.artsleuth.net
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The Naked Underground: Founding Father's Death Wish
Many legends state that all fifty-six signers all died mysterious deaths shortly after signing the Declaration of Independence. In this Naked Underground video, explore the urban legends surrounding the founding fathers of the United States. (1:22)
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