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Tagged with “america” (8)

  1. William Hope Hodgson “The Derelict” Audio Story

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  2. Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: The AV Club, Dan Deacon, Downton Abbey and Chris Lilley | Maximum Fun

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  3. Episode 33: The Divine Time Machine

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  4. Episode 1.01: Pilot

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  5. RN Rear Vision - 27 July 2011 - The United States and democracy

    The United States portrays itself as the defender of democracy and freedom around the world yet it has sometimes supported corrupt, authoritarian leaders and even helped overthrow democratically elected governments. How well has the US lived up to the rhetoric?

    Guests:
    Dr. John J. Tierney Jr, Walter Kohler Professor of International Relations, Institute of World Politics, Washington, DC

    Doctor Clare Corbould, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University, Melbourne

    Dr James Carafano, Deputy Director, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

    http://www.abc.net.au/rn/rearvision/stories/2011/3268431.htm

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  6. Diane Ravitch: Standardized Testing Undermines Teaching : NPR

    Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch explains why she was once an early advocate of No Child Left Behind, school vouchers and charter schools — and what changed her mind.

    http://www.npr.org/2011/04/28/135142895/ravitch-standardized-testing-undermines-teaching?ft=1&f=1013

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  7. Deer Hunting With Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War - Late Night Live - 14 April 2011

    Joe Bageant grew up in Winchester, Virginia, a place he describes as ‘solidly fundamentalist Christian and neo-conservative, steeped in the gloomy ultra-Protestant assumption that man is an evil, worthless thing from birth and goes downhill from there.’ After 30 years living elsewhere, Joe found himself back in his home town, writing about the poor and working poor folks he grew up with. Joe Bageant died on 26 March 2011. Originally broadcast on 5/11/2007.

    http://www.abc.net.au/rn/latenightlive/stories/2011/3191661.htm

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