Change and a New Administration
A Bill Moyers essay on change and the new administration. And, Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia University professor Eric Foner, who specializes in political and African-American history, and Patricia J. Williams, a professor of law at Columbia University. And, does Barack Obama's victory mean a new and permanent political alignment in American politics? Bill Moyers speaks with Kevin Phillips about how America has changed since Phillips penned THE EMERGING REPUBlICAN MAJORITY 40 years ago. A
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5.5 Nurses, district nurses and midwives

While access to GPs and outpatient services was growing, access to nursing care was expanding in some sectors and declining in others. The numbers of trained professional nurses who were employed in wealthy households to care for seriously ill family members fell in the first decades of the twentieth century. These nurses stayed in the patient's home, carrying out the doctor's instructions, monitoring the patient's condition and providing general care – making beds, bathing the patient, giv
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PODCAST: Who's Bailing Out Whom?

Meizhu Lui has been at the center of economic justice struggle for women, immigrants, people of color and poor for more than 30 years. In this podcast, originally recorded for I.M.O.W's online exhibition Women, Power and Politics, she talks about the economic crisis and how it's affecting the lives of ordinary American women. (33:20)


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4.13.4 Volume

The large volume of delegated legislation produced every year (some 3,000 SIs annually) means that it is very difficult for Members of Parliament, let alone the general public, to keep up to date with the present law. This is exacerbated by the fact that delegated legislation is made in private, unlike Acts of Parliament which are made following public debates in Parliament.


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4.1 Exploring the claims about crime

The claims of the common-sense story of crime that we unearthed in Section 3 were, broadly speaking, about the start of the story (how things were then) and the end of the story (how things are now). But most stories have a middle. A middle that gets you from the beginning to the end, that explains how one state of affairs is transformed into another. The former claims are primarily descriptive. The claim in the middle would be explanatory. It would need to address questions lik
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Herb Sutter: (Not Your Father’s) C++

What makes ISO C++11 "feel like a new language"? What things that we know about past C++ do we need to unlearn? Why is C++ designed the way it is – historically, and in C++11? Finally, what is the difference between managed and native languages anyway, and when is each applicable? This talk gives an overview and motivation of modern C++ and why it's clean, safe, and fast – as clean to code in and as type-safe as any modern language,
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Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
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17.547 Government and Politics of China (MIT)
This course analyzes contemporary Chinese politics, both pre-Communist and Communist. It focuses on the process of modernization and political development of Chinese civilization. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject at greater depth through reading and individual research.
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R&D | Hilary Mason | Salon 13: Bigger Data
Hilary Mason, founder and CEO of Fast Forward Labs, traces the evolution of Big Data science, and the need to incorporate a culture of Big Data within organizations.
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Part 4 of 5 about the significance of the Berlin Wall and its destruction during the Cold War years.

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Innovative Japanese S2 #1 - How to Ride a Train in Japan
In this lesson, you’ll learn How to Ride a Train in Japan. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find Japanese lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn innovative Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Whether you’re moving to Japan or just visiting, [...]
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Op dit blog vind je berichten over de nieuwste trends, modegrillen, mediawijsheid of pop-up culturen. Deze blog is geschreven door én gemaakt voor jongeren. Hoewel ook alle andere liefhebbers van de cultuur- en jongerenmaatschappij hier …


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