Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure? Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
How To Tell Time
This DVD video teaching aid, presented in under 2 hours, makes it incredibly easy for children to learn how to tell time.
Verb Rap Song
This song is for learning verbs. This is a grammar video that teaches action verbs as one of the parts of speech. A verb is a word; it's an action word. The students will be moving to the song. Run time 04:05.
Obama: vows to repair economy
President Obama makes New Year's resolution to repair the sluggish U.S. economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Ivory Coast standoff continues
In their second trip to Ivory Coast in less than a week, the leaders of Benin, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde and Kenya implored Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo to give up power. Jon Decker reports.
Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
Jar signed Tina Garcia-Trujillo
"Seed Jar - highly polished "pink" with three Santa Clara bear paw impressions - small neck on jar. Bottom not polished. Signature on bottom "89 Tina Garcia-Trujillo San Juan/Santa Clara" Condition: Excellent"--From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Understanding Leisure Consumption 5
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). Developing the themes from the work of Bourdieu, this object takes in perspectives from the field of cultural economics before examining the emergence of postmodernism and populist perspectives. Throughout the object, the theme of evaluation is maintained. References and Further Reading See No.6 below
Tower Views: Sammy Spann
Larry Burns speaks with Director of Academic Engagement: Sammy Spann
STAR TRACK Program Provides HIV-Positive Youth with Access to Care
The Adolescent Special Teens At-Risk, Together Reaching Access, Care and Knowledge (STAR TRACK) Program offers outreach, education and prevention services to youth, young adults and their communities in Baltimore City. It is an interdisciplinary program within the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine designed to address the complicated needs of adolescents who are infected with HIV. In this six-minute video, staff members John Flannery, Chakeisha Dickens and Mayo McClinton talk about
How to Write Calligraphy: Small Letters
This just shows an artist making the letters. It does not tell how to hold the writing instrument or provide any other instruction. However, it clearly shows the lower case letters.
Newbie Lesson S3 #22 - Nihongo Dōjō - Of Course, Some Things in Japan Are Definitely Worth the Wai
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Food! Food! Your girlfriend’s taunting descriptions of the Japanese udon you would enjoy are what helped you make it up the exhausting Konpirasan stairs. So, now that you’re at the top, where’s the food? Completely exhausted from the long climb, you ask in Japanese, “Listen honey, I’m tired, so where’s the [...]
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Kabul blast kills two.
Two dead, 25 injured after a suicide bomb in Kabul.