East Asia in Transition: Comprehensive Security in the Pacific Rim
East Asia in Transition: Comprehensive Security in the Pacific Rim with introductory remarks by: T.J. Pempel, UC Berkeley Robert Scalapino, UC Berkeley Panel 1: "Finding Multilateral Solutions to New and Enduring Problems" Chair: TJ Pempel, UC Berkeley Panelists: Susan Shirk, UC San Diego Track II ...
Goldman School Homecoming Faculty Seminars
Homecoming Weekend 2006 Faculty Seminars National Security in a Turbulent Era Dean Michael Nacht (Runtime is approx. 72 minutes) Where is America Going? Professor Robert Reich (Runtime is approx. 61 minutes)
UC Berkeley Energy Symposium
Challenges, Opportunities, and the Role of UC Berkeley in Creating a Sustainable Energy Future With growing concern over high energy prices, energy security, and global warming, the time is right for bold steps to build a sustainable energy future. UC Berkeley has committed to leading the investment ...
Using operations research to address aviation security problems
A news report featuring the research of Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson at the University of Illinois, on applying operations research methodologies to address aviation security problems.
Addressing Social Inequality in Chiapas through Local, Healthy and Clean Foods: An Agroecological Vi
In Chiapas, one of the poorest states in Mexico, an estimated 150,000 children are malnourished. To end this problem, governments have implemented food security policies, including food importation and industrial food production. In 2008 alone, Mexico imported 20 million tons of food. While these policies certainly help to remedy the problem in the short term, the massive importation of basic foodstuffs and incentives to industrial agriculture may widen social inequality, threaten health
"We Had a Habit of Being Vocal:" James Justen Describes UAW Local Activism
Jim Justen was active union member at the American Motor Company plant in Kenosha, Wisconsin, which later became a Chrysler plant. An active member and leader of the United Auto Workers Local 72, Justen recalled that his local was a "rebel" local, more willing than the International to strike when they found working conditions or contract negotiations unacceptable. During the 1960's and early 1970's, the priorities of many locals, especially in the auto industry, differed from those of the inter
Voices from the Dust Bowl, 1940-1941
This site documents the everyday life of residents of Farm Security Administration migrant work camps in central California in 1940 and 1941. This collection, from The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection, consists of audio recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, and publications.
Language Learning Unit on the topic of ICT, Security
This is an English monolingual language learning unit in the field of ICT, providing vocabulary and glossary on topics such as cybercrime, Internet security and privacy, types of viruses and malware.
Terrorism: Preparing for the Next Attack - US Foreign Policy After 9/11
US Foreign Policy after 9/11 - Spring 2006. Lecture - Daniel Benjamin, Co-Author of "The Next Attack" and Former Staff Member of the National Security Council. This course provides an opportunity to study and discuss issues and events having recent international impact and/or interest. The course will present a multidisciplinary perspective on specific subjects with the intent of linking students with the scholars and scholarship involved in understanding and explaining current international iss
These materials were developed as part of the Capacity building for community wireless connectivity in Africa initiative which was funded by IDRC and coordinated by APC.Training units Network planning, WiMax and non standard solutions, Energy for telecommunications systems, VoIP, Long distance wireless link, Community, gender and technology and Sustainability strategies were developed between 2007 and 2008 as part of the project TRICALCAR which was funded by ICA and coordinated by Wilac.net. Thi
The Modern Cabinet
This video, which is for high school students, is accompanied by text. "There are currently 15 departments in the Cabinet. The newest of these is the Department of Homeland Security, which was created after the September 11, 2001, attack on the United States. President George W. Bush signed the bill creating the department on November 25, 2002, after the Senate approved the bill with a 90-9 vote." (Video is of high quality with slides and narration.)
Nineteenth Century Banking
Video accompanied by text. "In the early 1800s, the United States government did not print paper money but instead minted gold and silver coins called specie. The value of these coins was determined by the value of the metal in the coins themselves. People wanted a safe place to keep their savings of gold and silver coins, so they stored them in banks, which had strong vaults and other measures of security. The bank would give the depositor a receipt, or banknote, as a claim against the gold or
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
The Killing Of Lee Harvey Oswald
Footage interdispersed with with reflective interviews of news media on the scene at the actual event.This film shows how drastically different security and news coverage was in 1963.
President John Kennedy's speech at Madison Square Garden
President John Kennedy makes an address at Madison Square Gardens. Discussions include minimum wage, overtime page, medical care (health care), social security and other topics. End has narration by Al Mann, ABC.
The emergence of Capitalism and Transatlantic Trade in Europe
This video describes the emergence of Capitalism in Europe. As the video progresses, it discusses the transatlantic trade that took place amongst several continents. Maps show the trade routes to Asia, explorations
The purpose of this course is to deliver better understanding about the marketing of food and agricultural products. Both theories and empirical examples of the marketing will be provided to give insights about the food marketing. In order to take this course, basic microeconomic theories on demand as well as supply and market structure are required.
Basic Human Needs: Safety and security
Humans have basic needs that need to be met. Two of these needs are met by feeling safe and secure in their lives. Safety and security can pertain to both physical and emotional components.
Tutorial Letter: General Information and Overview of Programme
In this module we will introduce you to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role of stakeholders and facilitators. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to gather information on many different levels, from the macro to the micro level. You will also, in time, become equipped to analyse community and household needs, understand the implications of policies and strategies for communities and househ
Honors Colloquium: "A Civil Society: Can we Protect the Rights and Liberties of all Communities"
Speaker Kareem Shora is a member of the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) and National Executive Director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC). Perceptions about race shape everyday experiences, public policies, opportunities for individual achievement, and relations across racial and ethnic lines. URI's Fall Honors Colloquium will explore key issues of race, showing how race still matters.