Dambisa Moyo on Innovating Away from Aid
In her best-selling book, Dead Aid, economist Dambisa Moyo, argues that aid to Africa breeds corruption and dependence and should be replaced with more innovative ways of financing, including capital markets and microfinance. Her lecture, Innovating Away from Aid, was delivered at the University of Waterloo.
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UW Provost Town Hall: February 24, 2015
Join UW Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce as she shares key priorities for the current academic year, addresses topics of interest to the campus community and answers questions from the audience. http://uwtv.org 02/24/2015
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DECISION-MAKING and PROBLEM SOLVING
Welcome to Decision-Making and Problem Solving, one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio
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Senator Dick Durbin and Sara lawrence-lightfoot
As the banking stress test results come in, the Journal takes a closer look at money's stranglehold on politics. Bill Moyers speaks with Senator Dick Durbin (D-Il) - who declared last week that banks "are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place" - on campaign finance reform, big lobbying, and making Washington work for the people rather than special interests. Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of THE THIRD CHAPTER: PASSIO
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The Life of Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre (Audio)
From many on-line sources; - in March of 1770 a fight began that set the stage for later confrontation.  Attaucks was held up as the first martyr of the American Revolution along with the others killed. In the early 19th century, as the abolitionist movement gained momentum in Boston, supporters lauded Attucks as a black American who played a heroic role in the history of the United States. Because Attucks had Wampanoag ancestors, his story also holds special significance for many Native Am
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Politics after Brexit and Trump: Rick Pildes in conversation with Mervyn King [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Richard H. Pildes | A year of unpredictable political upheavals in the industrialised world promises an interesting period ahead. What are the lessons from Brexit and the Trump election for our democracy? Richard H. Pildes is the Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law at the New York University Law School. He is one of the nation's leading scholars of constitutional law and a specialist in legal issues affecting democracy. Mervyn King was Governor of the Bank of En
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Why Amazon’s ‘1-Click’ Ordering Was a Game Changer
Amazon’s patent on “1-Click” ordering, which recently expired, helped jump-start the e-commerce giant’s growth from a virtual bookstore to a massive online marketplace.
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2008.02.05-Memory, Identity and Nationalism: Armenian Genocide Claims
A discussion on Armenian genocide and nationalism. Co-sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Sam Rich Program in International Politics.
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Assessing the Impact of CAD Tools on Architectural Design Quality - A case study of graduation proje
The current concept of architectural design education in most schools of architecture in Jordan is a blend between manual pen drafting and digital approaches. However, the disconnection between these two methods has resulted in the students' failure to transfer skills learnt through traditional methods to the digital method of CAD. The objective of this study is twofold: to first compare students? attitudes toward using both methods and to then assess the impact of CAD use on the quality of arch
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Binomial nomenclature : Microbiology Basics
Discover how we name organisms in biology and microbiology. We also go over the taxonomy. ----------Be sure to subscribe to https://www.youtube.com/mrfordsclassCome visit us at https://www.facebook.com/mrfordsclasslearning
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17.506 Ethnic Politics II (MIT)
This course is designed mainly for political science graduate students conducting or considering conducting research on identity politics. While 17.504 Ethnic Politics I is designed as a primarily theoretical course, Ethnic Politics II switches the focus to methods. It aims to familiarize the student with the current conventional approaches as well as major challenges to them. The course discusses definition and measurement issues as well as briefly addressing survey techniques and modeling.
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Aftermath in Syria
Dec. 14 - Amateur video out of Syria purports to show the body of a man on a street in Homs and a nearby ambulance unable to reach him. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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V&A CultureCast: July 2006 (enhanced with images)
The July 2006 edition of CultureCast features design historian David Crowley discussing the image of Che Guevara within the context of 1960s culture and politics. It also has an extract from a tapestry gallery talk given by Sue Lawty, V& A artist in residence and an article about the cast of the Portico de la Gloria in the Cast Courts.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
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4.6 P is for Provenance

The provenance of a piece of information (i.e. who produced it? where did it come from?) may provide another useful clue to its reliability. It represents the 'credentials' of a piece of information that support its status and perceived value. It is therefore very important to be able to identify the author, sponsoring body or source of your information.

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Economic Update: Lessons About and From Socialism
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3.6 Reflecting on dyslexia

Throughout this unit, dyslexia has been evaluated as an example of ‘abnormality’, a difficulty, a problem in need of an intervention. However, research has shown that some adults with dyslexia are distinctive, not just in their difficulties, but also in their increased levels of creative reasoning compared to ‘normal’ people (Everatt 1997). West (1997) reports that Nicholas Negroponte, the founding member of the Media Lab at the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of T
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Risk, Uncertainty & The Future of National Security
Officially we are still fighting a "War on Terror", but few people in Australia would say we are still living in an "Age of Terror". Oil prices have quadrupled, but we have not seen the same panicked queuing at petrol stations as when this last occurred. This lecture launches an important new book, Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives , by discussing how risk and uncertainty inform the democratic politics of national security; and more specifically, how the management of national
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Models for Relating Science and Faith
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