Union Leaders vs. Republican Legislators: What’s at Stake in the Standoff
Over the past two weeks, public sector unions in Wisconsin and other states have staged protests against some legislators' attempts to restrict collective bargaining power -- in effect, taking away a union's right to negotiate over salary, seniority, pensions, health care and other work-related issues. The clash has set off debates about budget shortfalls, political posturing and most of all, the role that unions play in today's economy. Wharton professors Janice Bellace and Peter Cappelli offer
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how to start SPSS

  • define a variety of statistical variables

  • enter basic data into SPSS

  • carry out a statistical analysis that can test hypotheses.


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7.2 Religious Studies as a discipline

Until the late nineteenth century, theology had provided the main academic discipline in European universities for the study of religion. Theology (from the Greek, ‘discourse about God’) is concerned with questions relating to the relationship between God (or gods) and humanity. A theologian may begin from what is held to be a divine revelation taken, say, from a sacred book or religious teacher, about the nature of God and the relationship of God to humanity. In this form, theology is co
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Towards a new Datascape
Architecture since always has been working with data, not only within architecture, but also data influenced by the social environment. MVRDV could be one of the architectural offices which make use of this resource; this methodology of design was called Datascapes. Nowadays, with the arise of smartphones and the Internet of Things there is an excess of data, it is of public domain, and the best of all is that data is continually updated. Apps are changing the habits and the ways that their inh
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Voeding en zorg : Toetsen
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Deze twee schriftelijke overhoringen handelen over verschillende onderwerpen. Deel één handelt hoofdzakelijk over voeding, waar producten en verpakkingen aan bod komen. In deel twee gaat het eerder over de zorgsector, waarbij wassen en …


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Britain's election: Spin doctors
The three main parties have imported exotic international advisors to help spice up their campaigns. But has the hype been good value for money?
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PR-GTV: Knicks Poetry Slam 2009 - B. Yung - 3rd Place
Follow us on Face Book: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1008893878&ref=brem#!/bedstuysprojectregeneration PR-G's partnership with the Knicks Poetry Sl...
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Odontología Legal y Forense (2014)
Los conocimientos odontológicos son necesarios para la resolución de multitud de problemas que plantea el ejercicio práctico del Derecho, ya sea la caracterización de determinados perfiles lesionales, mordeduras, etc, identificación de personas o valoración de la función odontoestomatológica. Al mismo tiempo el conocimiento de el marco normativo de la profesión resulta fundamental para un normal desempeño del ejercicio profesional como odontólobo. El conocimiento de las obligaciones q
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History of Women's Right to Vote in the U.S.
A narrated slideshow that outlines the movement that granted women the right to vote. It covers the years from 1848 through 1920.
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Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre - Los Planetas
This one-minute animated Spanish video offers information to younger learners about the planets in our Solar System. (01:00)
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The State of the Union and Campaign Finance
Are America's elections now up for sale? The JOURNAl explores what the Supreme Court's decision means for campaign finance reform and the future of our democracy with progressive legal experts Monica Youn and Zephyr Teachout. Monica Youn directs the campaign finance reform/money in politics project at NYU's Brennan Center for law and Justice and Zephyr Teachout teaches law and politics at Fordham University's School of law. Then, America's workers need jobs, and AFl-CIO president Richard Trumka
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#333: Whatever happened to the ozone hole? Lessons in timely action to avert global disaster

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Collective behaviors in embryonic development, regeneration, and asexual reproduction

Eva-Maria Schoetz - Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University

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Introduction

This unit takes one aspect of the debate concerning the new economy – innovation in the form of the introduction of information and communication technologies – and places it in the historical context of industrial revolutions. Is the new economy really new or ‘just another’ industrial revolution?

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from DD202 Economics and economic change, which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study form
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Sea otters surface from brink of extinction
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429920.500 After being nearly wiped out a century ago, the sea otter population in Canada is booming. But not everyone is glad to welcome them back
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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Quadratic Formula Word Problem

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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Obama takes tough line on Putin
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe US President Barack Obama warns Russia President Vladimir Putin of isolation if he continues to violate international law in Ukraine. 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 topics including busin
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4.2 Feminist perspectives: who counts as a refugee?

The UN Convention has a very narrow definition of a ‘refugee’, which does not ‘accommodate those people who are forced to leave their country of origin because of economic and/or social disruption caused by environmental, political or economic turmoil or war. These are precisely the reasons that propel most refugees from the underdeveloped South’ (Lewis, 2003, p. 327). If we examine this definition further through a feminist theoretical perspective, we can see how social policy operat
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