Economic Update on WBAI August 6
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26.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Japan hat Ministerpräsident Naoto Kan erwartungsgemäß seinen Rücktritt erklärt. Der 64-Jährige reagierte damit auf den massiven Ansehensverlust, den er in Folge der Erdbeben- und Tsunami-Katastrophe in der Bevölkerung erlitten hat. Allerdings hatten schon zuvor innerparteiliche Widersacher gegen ihn offen r
Babbage: August 10th 2011
The possible closure of the IPO window, the long-awaited demise of Minitel in France and the disappointing performance of Nintendo's 3DS
UM Builds New Residence Halls
The University of Mississippi is constructing new dormitory buildings for its growing number of incoming freshmen. The buildings, located off of Rebel Drive, are slated to open in July of 2012. Video by Mary Stanton and Erin Parsons.
Leaders and Rules 2
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This video explores the possibility of having ports in space the transport people from Earth into outer space. This video explains how it may work as well as featuring excellent audio. The importance of facts is a constant.Running time 11:45 minutes
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Teacher Tipster-Pizza Pages-Dealing with "Down Time"
The last thing you need in class is "down time". Students without a task do nothing, but get into trouble. See this tip to see how you can combat "down time". Mr. Smith uses extra copies of pages that the class has already done. He puts them into the "pizza pages" basket. Students write a "P" on the paper so Mr. Smith will know that it is a pizza page. Students turn in their pages to a real pizza box. At the end of the month, Mr. Smith chooses a paper and that student gets a prize. Great tip!! (
Libya rebels hail Zlitan victory
Aug.21 - Rebels celebrate major breakthrough on Misrata western front as they drive into the town of Zlitan. Paul Chapman reports.
Brazilians protest giant Amazon dam
Aug 21 - Indigenous tribes and environmental activists protest a planned hydroelectric dam that could displace 30,000 Brazilians. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Assad to speak as protests continue
Aug 21 - Protesters take to the streets in cities across Syria, as state media reports President Bashar al-Assad will address the country on TV. Lily Grimes reports.
Hayek's Ghost Haunts the World Did you ever have the feeling that we've been through this before? Think of it. Those in charge have only recently sworn — yet again! — that if we keep interest rates at zero, keep battling the symptoms of recession and unemployment with spending and jobs programs, clobber the speculators with regulations, and otherwise keep trying to revive moribund industries
Did you ever have the feeling that we've been through this before?
Think of it. Those in charge have only recently sworn — yet again! — that if we keep interest rates at zero, keep battling the symptoms of recession and unemployment with spending and jobs programs, clobber the speculators with regulations, and otherwise keep trying to revive moribund industries
Fur flies at European convention
Aug 22 - Fans of all things furry meet in Magdeburg, Germany for Europe's largest furry convention. Tara Cleary reports.
Excavating Ancient Armor
A broken helmet is discarded and forgotten, only to be resurrected 400 years later by curious archaeologists on Jamestown Island. Curator Michael Lavin describes the effort.Author(s):