The Economist asks: How will the financial crisis continue to shape the future?
Anne McElvoy is joined in The Economist studio by Ruchir Sharma, investment strategist and author of The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in a Post-Crisis World, to discuss the continuing legacy of the 2007-8 financial crash, the prospects for investment in a low growth world- and how The Economist defied the curse of the cover story.
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Learn Spanish Online - Cartoon 2
This video has substitles in English and Spanish (and the narration is only in Spanish) and is suitable for intermediate learners. This features a cartoon about Gulliver's Travels.
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Simon Schama
Bill Moyers speaks with historian Simon Schama, who spent months traveling across America in the run-up to an historic election to discover what events in our nation's past can tell us about how we live today and what's in store for the future. Then, find out more about the Born Again American film and project - and get back to basics by reviewing America's founding documents. And, Bill Moyers responds to viewer feedback about Gaza.Author(s): No creator set

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Babbage: Opportunity and curiosity
Countries pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris and NASA discovers water on Mars reigniting hopes for life on the red planet
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For Sale! at Camden Repertory Theater
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Camden Repertory Theater, and to celebrate, founder Desi P. Shelton has brought one of her signature plays back to the stage – or, in this case, a house. For Sale! is the name of the play, and it’s a site-specific theatrical experience happening at 445 Mechanic Street in Camden, New Jersey. Christopher Benincasa met up with Shelton earlier this week to talk about the play, Camden Rep’s mission to represent the “urban female voice”, and ten year
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Quixote at Peak Performances
The New York Times has called Amy Beth Kirsten “wondrously eclectic.” The New Haven-based composer and librettist has a new work, “Quixote,” created with director Mark DeChiazza and the ensemble Howl. The performance theater piece is based on the classic novel by Cervantes. It was developed at Montclair State University through a new, long-term residency program as part of their Peak Performances series. Producer Susan Wallner stopped by for a rehearsal and spoke to collaborators Amy and
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Made to Capture at the Hunterdon Art Museum
Made to Capture is the title of a new photography exhibit at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton – it features forward-thinking photography from the last few decades, created in many different and surprising ways. Christopher Benincasa recently spoke about the history and the future of photography with Kristen Accola, who curated the show, which is on view through January 3rd, 2016.
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The University of Toledo partners with ProMedica to create BioRepository
A new BioRepository from The University of Toledo and ProMedica Health Systems will create a bank of tissue for use in new and advanced medical research.
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Cards on the table: The Economist interviews Donald Trump
Donald Trump has become the surprise Republican frontrunner early on in the 2016 US presidential cycle. His popularity – and fame – is reflected in the wide media coverage he has been enjoying. His policies, such as they are, have had less attention
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Learn about Ancient India
A fast paced video that shows how India provided many major movements including religion, math, and others. Because it is only a little over a minute in duration, it is best used to provide students with an overview.
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Capitalism in crisis.
Is there a crisis in American capitalism? Investment industry giant John Bogle says that as more and more money managers take control over corporations on Wall Street, Main Street is paying the price. Named by Fortune magazine as one of the four "Giants of the 20th Century," Bogle tells Moyers: "The evidence is quite compelling that today corporations are run in a very important way to maximize the returns of its managers at the expense of its stockholders." Also on the program, NPR's Deborah
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BBC interviews Natalia
Hi, everyone. Добрый день. This is just a short note to let you know I haven't forgotten about my listeners and "A Spoonful of Russian' podcast will be coming back! I also wanted to share with you an interview I recently gave to a BBC reporter and producer April Peavey. It aired today, January 4th, 2006. It was a pleasure and honor to work with April.

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Acknowledgements

Course image: David Goehring in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

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How to Study Effectively
Effective studying is done by studying over time and avoiding cramming  for tests is the purpose of this three minute video. Some good ideas, but no evidence that any of them are more effective than other methods. At best a good review for students at the beginning of the year.
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The Magic School Bus In A Beehive. (21:59)
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Crash Course: Chapter 7 - Money Creation
Crash Course, Chapter 7 (Money Creation): Understanding how money is created provides a foundation for appreciating the implications of our massive levels of debt, because it tells us how that debt came into being. As John Kenneth Galbraith once said, "The process by which money is created is so simple, the mind is repelled." Dr. Martenson walks us through this simple process of fractional reserve banking. (04:20)
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Summer Break
Привет всем! Looks like it's going to be a long summer break for you and a busy summer for me:) From now till the new academic year my family will be going back and forth to Charlotte, NC to settle things concerning our new residence, my husband's new job and our kids' new schools. In addition to that we are still working on getting visas for our trip to Russia in August. (What a lengthy process!)...

I haven't seen my family and friends in Russia in 7 years, and it's quite

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