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Response to Government to the National Apology (Tom Calma)

Prime Minister, the Hon Kevin Rudd; Opposition Leader, Brendan Nelson; the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, the Hon Jenny Macklin; former Prime Ministers, Professor Bruce Wilson representing the late Sir Ronald Wilson, Stolen Generations patrons Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue and Bobby Randall, Chair of the National Sorry Day Committee Helen Moran, and Chair of the Stolen Generations Alliance Christine King Ministers, members...

Social institutions – government, economy, health and medicine | MCAT | Khan Academy

Voiceover: Now that we’ve examined education, family and religion, lets take a look at the government and economy. We give the government the power and authority to manage the country. Some governments take into consideration the will of the people, like democratic systems where all citizens participate in government, like law making and choosing officials. Others rule autonomously like authoritarian...

Fabio: Why California is falling apart

Brand power. Helping you buy better.>>CALIFORNIA BECAME THE FACE’S FIRST SANCTUARY STATE IN JANUARY. LAW PROHIBITS POLICE FROM DETAINING CRIMINAL ALIENS. WITH THOUSANDS LIVING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY ON SKID ROW HYGIENE IS ALWAYS AN ISSUE. WITH OUTBREAK OF HEPATITIS A IT’S ALWAYS A NECESSITY.>>JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT ANDERSON WAS DRIVING SEMI-TRUCK ON INTERSTATE 70. THE MAN CHARGED WITH ANDERSON’S DEATH IS...

“Future of Food: Dictatorship or Democracy?” by Vandana Shiva

This presentation is brought you by Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and a generous investment by Julie Ann Wrigley. Wrigley Lecture Series, world renowned thinkers and problem solvers engage the community in dialogues to address sustainability challenges. My name is Chris Boone. I’m the dean of the School of Sustainability, which is part of the...

President Dilma Rousseff – The Challenges for Democracy in Brazil (English translation)

Good afternoon. [PORTUGUESE] Dilma Rousseff, Provost Richard Locke, faculty, students, and staff from Brown University, and members of the community. On behalf of the Watson Institute for International and Policy Studies and the Brazil Initiative, I would like to welcome you to the Watson Institute distinguished speaker series for a talk this afternoon by President Dilma Rousseff on the challenges...