Health Care Reform
Washington's abuzz about health care, but why isn't a single-payer plan an option on the table? Bill Moyers speaks with advocate Donna Smith about how our broken system is hurting ordinary Americans. Then, policy analysts and physicians Sidney Wolfe of Public Citizen and David Himmelstein of Physicians for a National Health Program join Bill Moyers for a frank discussion about the political and logistical feasibility of a single-payer system amidst the troubled economy and a government dominat
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Audience questions -- Nothing event
Join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 November 2013, Conway Hall, London http://bit.ly/nothingYT
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Asia Week Ahead: China leadership, Indonesia data in focus
Sept. 28 - A possible announcement on the 18th Party Congress in China and Indonesian economic data are on the mind of Breakingviews Asia Editor Peter Thal Larsen as he discusses the week ahead in Asia.
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CTPI: Recovering the Common Good
Chaired by Professor Andrew Bradstock, the open forum with Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy, Salvation Army, Dr Jenny Te-Paa Daniel, Formerly Dean, Tikanga Maori, St John’s College Auckland; Visiting Fellow, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Rt Rev Dr Graham Redding, Principal, Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership, Dr David Clark MP, Labour Member of Parliament for Dunedin North, Fr Kevin Toomey OP, Editor, Tui Motu, asks a number of questions about Recovering
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How the Body Responds to Excercise
This video segment adapted from NOVA describes the effect of exercise on the body and defines one measure used to gauge aerobic fitness. VO2 max (maximal volume of oxygen uptake) is a measurement of how well the body gets and consumes the oxygen that muscles need in order to sustain activity. Learn how the entire cardiovascular system benefits from exercise and how the body's response to the demands of physical activity is a survival mechanism. Nice illustration of how the respiratory,circulator
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The New Deal
After the Stock market crash Roosevelt introduced "The New Deal." The beginning of government using opinion polls.
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First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
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A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 1
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In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In this, the first of three episodes, Doctor Fielding rates the Prime Minister on his performance in International Relations.

Doctor Fielding works in the University's School of Politics and International Relations. He is an expert in
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17.910 Reading Seminar in Social Science: International Political Economy (MIT)
This course examines the politics of international economic relations. We begin with a discussion of the analytical "lenses" through which we can view the global economy. We then examine the politics of trade policy, multinational corporations, and international monetary and financial relations. We will also examine third-world development, communist transition, and the debate over "globalization." Finally we will explore the fight against terrorist financing and money laundering, the proper rol
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IPL: Michael Albert "How to shuffle badly"
Professor Michael Albert explains complex permutation work in terms of card shuffles, good and bad. He demonstrates these kinds of good or bad shuffles, explaining how these deliver good or bad randomisation of a deck of cards. This is Professor Albert's inaugural professorial lecture, delivered on the 16th of April 2013.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
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Informatie opzoeken : Online en op papier
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In deze werkbundel vergelijken we papieren naslagwerken zoals woordenboeken en encyclopedieën met verschillende onlinebronnen. Bij de verschillende onderdelen horen telkens ook opdrachtjes. Leerlingen worden aangespoord om kritisch te …


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Learn About Passover
Passover is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish
calendar. In this 2:44 video clip the history and traditions of
Passover are explained. Moves very rapidly and needs some historical background to add needed depth to this brief overview.

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24 Hours at Clough - The Poltergeist
See the full story at: http://www.news.gatech.edu/features/24-hours-clough-commons
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I disturbi d'ansia nell'età evolutiva
Tradizionalmente, la paura è stata differenziata dall’ansia e dalle fobie in base all’obiettività del pericolo. Quando si tratta di bambini, però, tale distinzione può risultare fuorviante. I bambini infatti a causa del loro sviluppo cognitivo ancora in divenire trovano spesso difficile differenziare il reale dall’immaginario. E’ dunque necessario osservare l’impatto che tale stato d’animo ha sull’adattamento e sul comportamento del bambino,Traditionally, the fear was dif
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Who Invented Geometry?
A brief video explaining that geometry was invented or formalized by the ancient Greeks about 4,000 years ago. A math teacher explains who invented geometry using a whiteboard as a visual in the video.  The narrators speech is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.  

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Persistence in Economic and Political Institutions
Most research in political economy starts with the presumption that institutions persist and shape the political-economic interactions of different groups and agents. Many societies, however, experience frequent changes in their political institutions. Certain economic institutions also change. In the face of this picture of frequently changing institutions, do such institutions really persist? Professor James Robinson, Harvard University, discusses the nature of institutional persistence and e
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Creating Secure ActionScript Applications
Explore the tools, techniques, and resources for protecting content that are available to organizations. As a developer, you'll learn how to create secure architectures and how to audit your source code for potential issues. As a quality assurance specialist, you'll learn how you can test to find vulnerabilities in SWF content. Everyone will leave with pointers to additional resources to further your knowledge and track important updates.
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On Responsibility and Justice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Emily McTernan | Questions of responsibility play a central role within contemporary political debate. This lecture will revise the currently impoverished conception of responsibility within theories of justice. Emily McTernan is a fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method at LSE.
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