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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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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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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Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt: An interview with Professor Samer Shehata
Samer Shehata, assistant professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University?s Walsh School of Foreign Service, discusses his new book 'Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt.'
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The Presence of Puerto Rico in U.S. Politics: Address by Governor Luis G. Fortuno of Puerto Rico
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Media, Politics and the Middle East: Wadah Khanfar, Director General, Al Jazeera
Mr. Khanfar argued for the need for context and follow-up in media coverage and to guard against the influence of centers of power in this coverage, among other topics.
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Cassiopeia A is the 300-year-old remnant created by the supernova explosion of a massive star. Each Great Observatory image highlights different characteristics of the remnant.
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M51 in 60 Seconds
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The Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds
In 1054 A.D., a star's death in the constellation Taurus was observed on Earth. Now, almost a thousand years later, a superdense neutron star left behind by the explosion is spewing out a blizzard of extremely high-energy particles into the expanding debris field known as the Crab Nebula.
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Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds
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Sombrero Galaxy in 60 Seconds
Like the Milky Way, Sombrero is a spiral galaxy. However, we see Sombrero edge-on from our vantage point from Earth, rather than the face-down perspective that is more familiar.
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3C321 in 60 Seconds
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SN 1006 in 60 Seconds
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