UniCredit cuts jobs & seeks $10.3bn euros
Nov.14 - Italian bank UniCredit is to ask shareholders for 7.5 billion euros in new capital, cut 6,150 jobs worldwide and retreat from key business areas in a bid to repair its ravaged balance sheet and return to profit. Sonia Legg reports
"India is experiencing its Gilded Age"
Nov. 14 - While Mark Twain may have coined this term to describe the rapid growth of American Industrialism, Professor Ashutosh Varshney of Brown tells us why he believes India is experiencing similar levels of corruption and crony Capitalism today.
Boeing lands record order in Dubai
Nov. 14 - Boeing makes a big splash at the Dubai Air Show with a blockbuster deal to sell 50 of its 777 jetliners to host airline Emirates. Conway G. Gittens reports.
French hostages released from Yemen
Nov. 14 - French aid workers celebrate their freedom after being held hostage by Yemeni tribes for nearly six months. Deborah Gembara reports.
The top of the pyramid needs the bottom
Nov. 14 - Why improving lives at the bottom is critical for those on top, K.N. Vaidyanathan tells Chrystia Freeland.
Playing under pressure - Behind the scenes at the Vanier Cup
The McMaster Daily News sits down with Marauders kicker and second-year environmental and Earth sciences student Tyler Crapigna, who talks about playing under pressure.
Another financial meltdown looms
The chair of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, Phil Angelides, believes nothing has changed since the financial meltdown of 2008 and that the U.S. is potentially heading towards another economic disaster. David Cay Johnston, Reuters Columnist, tells us why Congress and the next president need to intervene quickly and stop listening to Wall Street.
DMC TV: Higher Education Summit
A higher education summit hosted by Texas State Rep. Todd Hunter with support by Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on Nov. 10, 2011.
Revolution and Counter-revolution in the Arab World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Gilles Kepel | From the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings to their suppression in Bahrain and Syria; from civil war in Yemen and Libya to the challenges arising from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – what are the prospects for the Arab revolt(s)? Gilles Kepel is professor and chair, Middle East and Mediterranean Studies, at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).
Research in the World: Energy storage: The Missing link
Professor Peter Bruce of the the University of St Andrews talks about the need for a step change in the performance of energy storage devices for the future in order to help us achieve a low-carbon world.
Bhashkar Mazumder - 'Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Healt
Bhashkar Mazumder speaks to Saskia Walcott about his paper 'Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth'
West Africa Dust Storms
On the Coast of West Africa, dust storms are a common occurrence, if you take a look at this one, its about the size of Spain.
Fighting to Inspire the Mind and Spirit
The great thinkers of the world, past and present, extend the realm of the possible. Year after year, they also continue to inspire generations of University of Notre Dame students and alumni. While studying philosophy at Notre Dame, Paul E. Tierney Jr. ('64) was inspired to "think different." Today, after a successful career in business, he is chairman of TechnoServe, a nonprofit organization that provides training and guidance to entrepreneurs in developing economies in India, Africa, and La
Thanksgiving Wish Elementary
This is a sermon type of lecture. It is about being thankful for Thanksgiving. It should be previewed before showing to make sure the content can be applied to your subject areas.
Facebook History! [2004-2011]
This 9:27 long video shows a basic history of the site using examples of how it developed over time. The sound quality isn't good.
Story of Our Flag (1917)
An early silent rendition of the tradional Betsy Ross story - George Washington commissions Miss Ross to construct a flag from his design. (6min)
The Future of Brazil
The old joke about Brazil is that it is the country of the future, and always will be. There are signs, however, that the Brazilian economy is finally achieving the stability necessary for it to fulfil its potential. What is particularly intriguing is that this has happened under the leadership of Lula, the former print-worker, union leader and founder of the innovative Workers’ Party, who is now in his second term as elected president of Brazil. To what extent is it possible for a radical
Comète : Qui es-tu ? D'où viens-tu ?
Version grand public du film COMETES.
Version grand public du film COMETES.
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Naar aanleiding van de film Adem vind je hier een ict-opdracht over het thema van de film, namelijk de ziekte mucoviscidose. Op basis van een website over muco moeten leerlingen vragen over de ziekte …