U.S. firms see worst outlook in a decade. Thanks Europe!
July 23 - Corporate America is seeing its bottom line sink as fears of a euro zone breakup increase, according to Thomson Reuters analyst Jharonne Martis.
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Introduction

Free trade or fair trade? This unit will help you to analyse the relationship that exists between developed and developing countries under the World Trade Organization regime of Development Round negotiations. The current world trade regime has a very mixed record in promoting growth and reducing poverty.

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Making the international: Viewpoints, concepts, and models in international politics and economics (DU321) which
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Moses and Mt. Sinai
This three minutevideo briefly looks at the history of Israel starting at the plains of Moab, and takes a look at the covenant between Moses and God. The meaning of the events is discussed. A good introduction into this subject and the Old Testament.
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001 - 030 Der Kleine Lateiner
Here is a link to the text at Europeana http://tinyurl.com/4b47ugg Der Kleine Lateiner is a re-write of the Orbis Sensualium Pictus (Comenius) by one Johan Lederer. It was published in 1790. For those of you who know German, it has a running vocabulary after each chapter. This edition also has much more modern pictures than the old editions of the Orbis Pictus, so it is perhaps a better text to learn the names of animals
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5.5 How society constructs scientific thinking

To understand science, it is important that we appreciate the contexts in which discoveries are made or suppressed. We can see from the account on the previous page that human understanding of the universe has changed significantly over time. The social and political climate in which scientists work has always had a profound influence on what can and cannot be said, done, published or even postulated as worthy of further investigation. (You could undertake a similar study of the debates on hu
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4.5 Vulnerability and rights

One of the assumptions that is made in order to justify social workers making such life-changing judgements is that some people are vulnerable and therefore need decisions made on their behalf. This assumption is not held by everyone and is often challenged by groups and individuals representing service users and by service users themselves.

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Learn Anarcho-Capitalism Online

Just about everyone is drawn to the libertarian respect for property rights. Yet most people draw back from fully embracing property rights and taking libertarianism to its fulfillment in "anarcho-capitalism" or free-market anarchy. "Sure," the cynics say, "it would be great to live in a society without the government and taxes, but w
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17.S914 Conversations You Can't Have on Campus: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Identity (MIT)
What is race? What is ethnicity? How can communication and relationships between men and women be improved? What causes segregation in our society? How do stereotypes develop and why do they persist? How do an individual's racial, ethnic, and sexual identities form and develop? This course explores these topics and more.

24.09 Minds and Machines (MIT)
This course is an introduction to many of the central issues in a branch of philosophy called philosophy of mind.

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22.033 Nuclear Systems Design Project (MIT)
This capstone course is a group design project involving integration of nuclear physics, particle transport, control, heat transfer, safety, instrumentation, materials, environmental impact, and economic optimization. It provides opportunities to synthesize knowledge acquired in nuclear and non-nuclear subjects and apply this knowledge to practical problems of current interest in nuclear applications design. Each year, the class takes on a different design project; this year, the project is a po
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Poetic Imagery - An Exercise
Notes and exercises concerning poetic imagery and literary.
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Exercise in Register and Style
Exercise for students concerning the idea of writing in a specific register and style for a specific readership.
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Are you creating value for your firm?
It’s a tough world out there and only firms that succeed in creating value will survive in the long-term. The key is to focus on what your customers really want.


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A new paradigm for sustainable growth
Many companies are pushing financial performance and sidelining environmental and social objectives.


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It’s not all about business plans and spreadsheets and getting to the next goal. The picture of real success is at least partly in your mind.
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Euronews: Confronting the revolution
Can a consortium of state broadcasters win the war for news viewers in the age of social media?


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Will multinationals from the emerging world take over?
Today's emerging markets are also "emerging" as big businesses on a global stage. What explains their success and how serious of a threat are they to dominant multinationals in the West?


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Top five sales negotiation mistakes
Stop talking, start listening. Can tweaking your approach help clinch the deal?


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