Robert Reich: Politics and Principles
Robert Reich has served in three national administrations, most recently as Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. He has authored ten books, including The Work of Nations (which has been translated into 21 languages); Locked in the Cabinet; and The Future of Success. His writings have appeared ...
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Women in Politics: Applying the Lessons
What barriers face women who choose to enter political life? How can young women be inspired to consider taking an active role in political affairs? Do women bring a special or unique perspective to politics and policy-making? Join Jack Citrin of the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies and ...
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Hispanics, Immigration and Politics
Nationwide, 60 percent of Hispanics supported Democratic candidates in the 2006 election, an increase of more than 10 percent from 2004. Did the Republican strategy of focusing on illegal immigration result in a loss of Hispanic support? Or were there other reasons that explain the gains made by Democrats among Hispanics? Can Democrats count on the Hispanic vote in the upcoming elections? Maria Echaveste is Lecturer in Residence at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law and the cofounder of the Nu
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Internet and Society: The Technologies and Politics of Control (2002)
This course examines current legal, political, and technical struggles for control/ownership of the global Internet and its content. The course will draw upon a growing body of cyberlaw cases and commentary, class members' research, and participation by invited guests, including lobbyists, politicians, journalists, and scholars from the HLS faculty and elsewhere. Course themes include the interaction between emerging Internet self-governance regimes and rule by traditional sovereigns; the expres
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Internet and Society: The Technologies and Politics of Control (2003)
This course examines current legal, political, and technical struggles for control/ownership of the global Internet and its content. The course will draw upon a growing body of cyberlaw cases and commentary, class members' research, and participation by invited guests, including lobbyists, politicians, journalists, and scholars from the HLS faculty and elsewhere. Course themes include the interaction between emerging Internet self-governance regimes and rule by traditional sovereigns; the expres
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Beyond the Spin federal election 2010 series 4: Leaders, parties and politics
In the fourth and final of the Beyond the Spin 2010 election series at The Australian National University, a panel of experts discuss the issue of leaders, parties and politics. This video was recorded at ANU on 16 August 2010. The panellists are Professor John Wanna, Mr Geoffrey Barker, Mr Andrew Hughes and Professor Marian Sawer. The discussion is moderated by 666 ABC Afternoons presenter Genevieve Jacobs.
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Media and Politics - Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones has spent forty years chronicling the media’s relationship with politicians, trade union leaders and other prominent personalities. He is an active campaigner in groups promoting high journalistic standards and the widest possible spread of media ownership. In this Coventry Conversation, Nick talks about spin and government. More information can be found on Nicholas’ blog http://www.nicholasjones.org.uk/
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Faith and Politics in a Diverse Society - Baroness Amos
Baroness Valarie Amos’s political career began in 1981 where she worked in Equal Opportunities, Training and Management Services until 1989. She was a co-founder of Amos Fraser Bernard, and director (1995-1998) where she advised the South African Government on public service reform, human rights and employment equality. She was created a life peer in 1997 by Tony Blair. From 1998-2001 she was a government whip in the House of Lords. She was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Fo
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Super-volcano M87 in 60 Seconds
This composite image from NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory with radio data from the Very Large Array shows a cosmic volcano being driven by a black hole in the center of the M87 galaxy.
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ACT Chief Minister Jon Stanhope: The politics of the Percent-For-Art scheme
ACT Chief Minister and Minister for the Arts Jon Stanhope discusses the ACT Government's Percent-For-Art scheme at a public lecture at The Australian National University on 2 September 2010. Mr Stanhope has been a strong and vocal advocate of the importance of public art in the ACT. Mr Stanhope discusses the importance of public art in our streetscapes and city places, its contribution to the cultural life of our community and the challenges of making a record investment in public art in the Te
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Global Focus on Knowledge 2008 / Changing Cities — Politics, Technology, Celebrations
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Dr. Sheila Crowley (NLIHC) on the Politics of Housing Policy, 2010
"The Politics of Housing Policy, 2010" A seminar presentation concerning the latest developments in housing policy, delivered by a leading policy voice in Washington. The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes. Sheila Crowley is the president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, where she heads a membership organization
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Conceptual Foundations of International Politics - Columbia University
Under the guidance of Professor Lisa Anderson, Conceptual Foundations of International Politics is a graduate course at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs which examines many of the central concepts, theories, and analytical tools used in contemporary social science to understand and explain international affairs.
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Why politics matters
 In this podcast, Professor Gerry Stoker explains why he is disturbed by the lack of engagement with politics and why we should care.

Prof Stoker recently spoke in the Spring Seminar Series hosted by the Centre for British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations.

Professor Stoker is based at the University of Southampton.www.nottin
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Welcome to Politics in 60 Seconds
You can't boil an egg in less than 60 Seconds, so how can you explain a political concept? We challenged our experts to define political concepts in a minute or less.
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Politics in 60 Seconds: Parliamentary whips
In this podcast Professor Philip Cowley takes up the 60 second challenge and chooses as his concept Parliamentary whips.
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The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this unit you will explore the processes that have shaped the British landscape over time, gaining insight into the geological evolution of the entire planet.
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Faith and Politics in a Diverse Society - Baroness Amos
Baroness Valarie Amos’s political career began in 1981 where she worked in Equal Opportunities, Training and Management Services until 1989. She was a co-founder of Amos Fraser Bernard, and director (1995-1998) where she advised the South African Government on public service reform, human rights and employment equality. She was created a life peer in 1997 by Tony Blair. From 1998-2001 she was a government whip in the House of Lords. She was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Fo
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