"Why I Went to Iraq…Three Years Later"
japan protest poster A talk by Noriaki Imai, student environmental and peace activist. At 18 years of age, Noriaki Imai traveled to Iraq to study the effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi children. While in Iraq, he was taken hostage and threatened to be killed unless Japan withdrew its troops from Iraq. Fortunately, he was released alive, but when he returned
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3.1 ‘Making ends meet’

When you say that someone is ‘poor’, what do you mean?

Do people whom others call ‘poor’ always see themselves in that way?

One group whose identities are greatly constrained by income are the poor. But, as the questions above suggest, poverty is not a simple fact of some lives: rather, it is a concept with different meanings, and a label that we may accept or reject. This section c
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By: David Gornoski, Jeff Deist
Mises Weekends with Jeff Deist

David Gornoski is a Christian libertarian writer, frequently featured at The American Conservative a
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VM Marketplace with Christine Avanessians | Azure Friday

Christine Avanessians tells Scott all about the new VM Marketplace in Azure and shows what it takes for him to get there and sell his VMs.

Areas covered in this video:

  •  Stepping through the Azure ecosystem
  •  Viewing the available VMs on the Azure Marketplace
  •  Reviewing the Microsoft Certification Test Tool
  •  Reviewing the Microsoft Azure Publishing portal

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Long 'E" Words - Chicken Jane and the Bees - Between the Lions
In this animated cartoon video, which imitates the style of old "Dick and Jane" beginner books; Dot, Scot, and Chicken Jane tell a story of some bees. The long 'e' sound made by 'ee' is emphasized in this read along story. The words are shown on the screen and highlighted as they are read so viewers can follow along. Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (1:29)
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Lauren Feiler
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain price floors in the labor market such as minimum wage or a living wage
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Macroeconomic Perspectives on Demand and Supply
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain Say’s Law and determine whether it applies in the short run or the long run Explain Keynes’ Law and determine […]

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Maxim Jago reviews fixed speed changes, the time-remapping feature, and some other options that let you make clip playback speed, in this excerpt from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
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Shi'ites wary of US as both seek to drive IS from Iraq
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, speaking during a visit by John Kerry, says Iraq should not cooperate with "occupiers." Deborah Gembara reports. 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 business, financial, nationa
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(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
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This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
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Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
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Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
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Look Before You Flush
A portrait of the bathrooms at Wellesley, guided by Wellesley student Kirsten Baker.
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MOOC “Création, publication et partage sur Internet” : cours en ligne délivré du 5 mai 2014 au 13 juillet 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC.

Semaine 5 : Produire à plusieurs : mise en ligne et édition collaborative
Séquence 3 : Éditer et réviser un document en ligne


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