Austerity - The History of a Dangerous Idea [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Mark Blyth | Governments have advanced a policy of draconian budget cuts - austerity - to solve the financial crisis. Austerity however is a dangerous idea that has time and again led to low growth and income inequality. "Austerity" marshals an army of facts to demand that we recognize austerity for what it is, and what it costs us. Mark Blyth is professor of International Political Economy at Brown University. Jonathan Hopkin is reader in Comparative Politics at the Depart
Mysteries of Deep Space: To the Edge of Space (2 of 6)
Part 2 of 6. This video explores the revolution in astronomy launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. In this episode they explore to the edge of Space as far as possible. It gives great information that has been received from studies of information from the Hubble telescope.
The Goldman Sachs Facebook Deal: Is This Business as Usual?
Just six months after paying a record $550 million to settle a federal fraud case, Goldman Sachs finds itself in a new controversy over an investment in Facebook, the social networking site. Some critics say the deal was designed to skirt securities regulations and is marred by conflict of interest, while others argue that this type of investment puts taxpayers at risk since Goldman can support its business with cheap government loans. Wharton faculty and other experts weigh in.Author(s):
Get To Know Your Huskies - Matt Miller
Jessica Starbard sits down with Senior Captain Matt Miller of the Northeastern University Baseball Team.
3.6 Interfaces in the supply network
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
Economic Update on WBAI Mar 24th, 2012
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How to Draw Faces | The Secret of Gripping Portraits
Do you want to learn how to draw engaging portraits? Darrel Tank introduces a new series of online demos that teach the unique techniques for achieving his renowned life-like portraits that grip and intrigue the viewer. (09:42)
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
Laugh along with these Orangutans as they play their games with word parts. The goal for this segment is word family -ing-. (0:33)
Políticas europeas de apoyo a la "Open and Distance Learning"(ODL) y el caso específico de la inte
En los últimos tiempos se han producido importantes cambios en el mundo universitario. Crecen las exigencias de la sociedad y se amplía el abanico de perfiles universitarios. En este nuevo marco surge la enseñanza abierta y a distancia (ODL, Open and Distance Learning) para suplir las necesidades de aquellos que tienen dificultades para acceder a la universidad "convencional" o bien para los que la prefieren como opción de estudio. Este artículo describe la situación actual de la ODL en el
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Biography Malcolm X
This biography is about one of history's most famous activists, Malcolm X. the video shows actual footage of Malcolm X speaking to a group.
PSA: Crawfish Boil 2012
The fourth annual "Bernie's Famous Crawfish Boil" is scheduled for Friday, April 20 at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center to raise funds for DMC student scholarships. For more information, contact the DMC Foundation at 361-698-1031.
Biography of Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter was an idealistic peanut farmer who became President of the United States. In this video clip, from WatchMojo, learn more about the life and accomplishments of Jimmy Carter. (4:57)
Mardi Gras Traditions
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the origins of the Mardi Gras celebration and about the Mardi Gras traditions. (1:02)
How to Play Lacrosse - Practice Techniques
This 2:34 long video shows some practice techniques for playing lacrosse using both the right and left hand. The video is easy to follow.
Cómo dibujar un ramo de flores - en español
En este video, el estudiante podrá ver cómo se dibuja un ramo de flores. Un rombo servirá para hacer la forma del ramo. (1:30)
The Blackfooted Ferret
US Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife biologists explain how they are making strides toward saving this endangered species. From breeding ferret offspring to preparing them for release back into the wild, the recovery effort of these carnivores is rich in math and science and this makes it a good video to use for a career day, environmental awareness activity or to show students how science and math lessons can be applied to real life.
Running time 5:25 minutes
Nazi Control of Europe in 1940
In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn how the Nazi's had control of all the European countries except Britain and how they were gradually gaining more and more power. (4:41)