Turnaround: Third World lessons for First World growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Peter Blair Henry | Thirty years ago, China seemed hopelessly mired in poverty, Mexico triggered the Third World Debt Crisis, and Brazil suffered under hyperinflation. Since then, these and other developing countries have turned themselves around, while First World nations, battered by crises, depend more than ever on sustained growth in emerging markets. In Turnaround, economist Peter Blair Henry argues that the secret to emerging countries’ success (and ours) is discipline—sust
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17.953 U.S. Military Budget and Force Planning (MIT)
The United States is spending about $400 billion this year on national defense, some $40 billion on homeland security, and $85 billion on military operations and nation-building in Iraq and Afghanistan. This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives. The course aims to familiarize students with budget
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Black Holes
This is a really good video that explains Stephen Hawking's theory on Black Holes. The video provides several relateable examples of concepts discussed in the the theory. The video also provides viewpoints from other experts as well.   
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A Body in Transition
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Military Occupations: An Interview with David Edelstein
Security studies professor David Edelstein discusses his book 'Occupational Hazards: Successes and Failure in Military Occupation,' which examines 26 cases of outside powers seizing control.
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A Common Word: Panel Four: Where Do We Go from Here?
A summary and wrap-up discussion of the previous four panels, the moderators invite participants to reflect on the issues explored and the future of inter-faith dialogue between Muslims and Christians. How are traditional theological foundations for love of neighbor interpreted and applied in response to neighbors in today?s global community? In what ways has this understanding informed Muslim-Christian relations in the work of major international NGOs?
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Selgin on Free Banking
George Selgin of West Virginia University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about free banking, where government treats banks as no different from other firms in the economy. Rather than rely on government guarantees to protect depositors (coupled with regulation), banks would compete with each other in offering security and return on deposits. Selgin draws on historical episodes of free banking, particularly in Scotland, to show that such a world need not be unduly hazardous or filled with
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17.245 The Supreme Court, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights (MIT)
This course introduces students to the work of the Supreme Court and to the main outlines of American constitutional law, with an emphasis on the development of American ideas about civil rights. The goal of the course is to provide students with a framework for understanding the major constitutional controversies of the present day through a reading of landmark Supreme Court cases and the public debates they have generated. The principal topics are civil liberties in wartime, race relations, pr
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pdfModules for LESSONS - Theme: biogenic waste compost.Taken from the brochure "Organic waste & composting in school" by the Federal Ministry of Environment, Youth and Family (1996)
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Islam and the West: Expert commentary by John Esposito
University Professor and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding John Esposito discusses the current state of relations between Islam, Europe and the United States.
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Policy Changes Facing Mexico: Session Four
Georgetown University hosts a series of six panel discussions entitled, ?Law, Justice, and Public Security: Challenges for Mexico and Its Neighbors.? The purpose of the seminar is to promote a deeper understanding of the root causes of public insecurity in Mexico and the prospects for reform in the remaining three years of President Felipe Calderon?s administration?and beyond.
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Policy Changes Facing Mexico: Session Two
Georgetown University hosts a series of six panel discussions entitled, ?Law, Justice, and Public Security: Challenges for Mexico and Its Neighbors.? The purpose of the seminar is to promote a deeper understanding of the root causes of public insecurity in Mexico and the prospects for reform in the remaining three years of President Felipe Calderon?s administration?and beyond.
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Obama visits ancient Korean palace in Seoul
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. President Barack Obama tours a royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty in Seoul to experience Korea's traditional culture during his visit to the country. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across
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Is it all Doom and Gloom? - Bob Satchwell
Bob Satchwell is Executive Director of the Society of Editors. He is an experienced speaker, debater and lecturer on media issues, press freedom, freedom of information, business ethics, leadership, business in the community and strategic public relations. In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Bob talking about doom and gloom in the media world.
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Equality and Diversity in the Media - Dhiren Katwa
Dhiren Katwa is with the Environment Agency as External Relations Advisor. He has been a trustee of Birmingham Rathbone (a charity for people with mild to moderate learning difficulties) since 2007. In addition, he sits on the ITV Central Diversity Panel and on the Diversity Board of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a member of the Equality Council of the National Union of Journalists. Here he discusses the current issues in making the media a more diverse and equal industry.
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Water Resources and Security
EngrResVid - Faculty - Water Resources and Security - Colorado State University > CSU COMMUNITY > Engineering Research Videos > Faculty > Water Resources and Security
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17.418 Field Seminar: International Relations Theory (MIT)
This seminar provides an overview of the field of international relations. Each week, a different approach to explaining international relations will be examined. By surveying major concepts and theories in the field, the seminar will also assist graduate students in preparing for the comprehensive examination and further study in the department's more specialized offerings in international relations.
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Klimasymmetry, Locating Thermal Tactility
The Klimasymmetry research project is part of ongoing investigations that ask how the design of a surface emanating radiant heating and cooling can influence the non-visual spatial boundaries created by asymmetrical thermal conditions. This research investigates the nature of the surface as an initiator of a thermal environment in an attempt to locate thermal tactility and the spatial perception according to radiant heat transfer. Surface qualities such as the quantity of area and thermal capaci
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11.165 Infrastructure in Crisis: Energy and Security Challenges (MIT)
The purpose of this seminar is to examine efforts in developing and advanced nations and regions to create, finance and regulate infrastructure systems and services that affect energy security. We will introduce a variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives. During the seminar, students will explore how an energy crisis can be an opportunity for making fundamental changes to improve collapsing infrastructure networks. The sessions will be used to introduce the challenges to modern s
Author(s): Polenske, Karen R.,Ratanawaraha, Apiwat

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