Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
14.661 Labor Economics I (MIT)
Neoclassical analysis of the labor market and its institutions. A systematic development of the theory of labor supply, labor demand, and human capital. Topics discussed also include wage and employment determination, turnover, search, immigration, unemployment, equalizing differences, and institutions in the labor market. There is particular emphasis on the interaction of theoretical and empirical modeling and the development of independent research interests.
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
This unit concentrates on Acts 1 and 2 of John Webster’s Renaissance tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi. It focuses on the representation of marriage for love and the social conflicts to which it gives rise. The unit is designed to hone your skills of textual analysis.
Vincent Gravanda II
Let me tell you why I enjoy my Alfred Experience.
Auburn University Equestrian team
Auburn University Equestrian team
Sir Hermann Bondi Lecture: Secret Mathematicians
Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores the hidden mathematical ideas that underpin artists' creative output and reveals that the work of the mathematician is sometimes no less driven by strong aesthetic values.
Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in the late 1930s, the very popular Superman comic became a radio show and by the early 1940s, a successful animated movie serial - the beginning of Hollywood-style superheros. This is the Mechanical Monsters episode. (10min)
View of New Albany Landing on the Ohio River
The steamboats Tell City and Dunbar are at the landing.
Use of Behavioral Economics to Improve Treatment of Acute Respiratory Infections
SCANNER External Advisory Board Meeting 2011 October 10, 2011 Presented by Daniella Meeker, RAND Corporation
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 4 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 4 of 6. (09:49)
Uluru Sunset & Full Moon Rising ( Ayers Rock, Australia)
This selection features video shot during sunset at Ayers Rock in Australia. Ayers Rock is a huge, natural sandstone rock in the middle of Australia's flat desert brushland. During sunset and sunrise, this great rock changes color from red to yellow to gray. This video captures the fascinating change of color. ( 1:42)
First group of tourists rescued near Everest.
Nov. 6 - First group of hikers rescued from a mountain near Everest after cloudy skies left thousands of tourists stranded there for several days. Deborah Gembara reports.
Sean Faircloth, Naked Ladies and Mormons
Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy and Policy for the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, which examines the crumbling of the United States' most cherished founding principle—the wall of separation between church and state—and offers a specific and sensible plan for rebuilding the church-state wall.
07.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der frühere Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank, Lucas Papademos, ist griechischen Medienberichten zufolge Favorit für die Nachfolge des scheidenden Ministerpräsidenten Giorgos Papandreou. Papademos werde schon am Dienstag das Amt übernehmen, berichtete die Tageszeitung "Ta Nea" ohne Angabe von Quellen. A
German-Jewish life on the Eve of WWII
Uri ben Ari was born in Berlin in 1925, and was eight years old when the Nazis rose to power. He fled from Germany in 1939 and settled in Israel. In addition to being a diplomat and a writer, he has filled numerous posts in the Israeli army. Prof. Walter (Tzvi) Bacharach was born in Hanau, Germany, in 1928. During World War II, he was interned for almost 4 years in the Nazi camps of Westerbork, Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, Taucha, Hasag, and Buchenwald. Forced on a death march, he was eventually
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
Why Is There a Euro Crisis? On Thursday, October 28, 2011, prices of European stocks soared. Big banks like Société Générale (+22.54%), BNP Paribas (+19.92%), Commerzbank (+16.49%) or Deutsche Bank (+15.35%) experienced fantastic one-day gains. What happened? Today's banks are not free-market institutions. They live in a symbiosis with governments that they are Author(s):
On Thursday, October 28, 2011, prices of European stocks soared. Big banks like Société Générale (+22.54%), BNP Paribas (+19.92%), Commerzbank (+16.49%) or Deutsche Bank (+15.35%) experienced fantastic one-day gains. What happened?
Today's banks are not free-market institutions. They live in a symbiosis with governments that they are Author(s):
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.