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All Posts Tagged With: "Communism"

World Links: Europe’s Last Communists Lose Election, Bomb Kills Two in Spain

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 30th, 2009 | Comments

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Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: Full Episode

Watch the full episode of Crossing Heaven's Border, and travel with North Korean defectors who make the life-threatening journey to freedom in South Korea.

Jul 2nd, 2009 | Comments

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: Refugee Escape Stories from Around the World

Every refugee has a story. Here are nine of them, from Iraq, Tibet, Burma, Cuba, Congo and Rwanda.

Jul 1st, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Police Prevent Commemorations in Tiananmen Square, Opposition Accuses Iranian President of Tainting Country’s Image

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 4th, 2009 | Comments

Taking “The Tall Test”: Chinese Prep School: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will use video segments from China Prep to examine the culture of a Chinese prep school as its graduating class studies for the national college entrance exam. Contained within are lesson activities as well as video segments which can be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 31st, 2009 | Comments

Taking “The Tall Test”: Chinese Prep School: Video Segments




May 31st, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Protests in Thailand, Moldova; Fujimori Sentenced in Peru

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Apr 8th, 2009 | Comments

Field Trip to the DMZ: Slideshow

North and South Korea share a language and a peninsula, but they're two very different countries. This slideshow compares daily life in the two countries.

Apr 6th, 2009 | Comments

China Approves Rural Land Reform

Though stopping short of outright privatization, the reform will allow farmers, who make up more than 55% of China’s total population, to subcontract, lease and transfer land-use rights.

Oct 23rd, 2008 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Essay: “Prisoners of the Caucasus”

In Russia, the tragic sense is not limited to Chekhovian intellectuals or tyranny's victims. Even the privileged few, insulated by high office and a pride of bodyguards, know the truth when they care to look out a Kremlin window.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: June 1950 UN Responds

Two days after the war in Korea began, the U.S., worried that it would "lose" Korea like China to communists, took the matter to the UN Security Council.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

A State of Mind: North Korea and the Korean War: 1945-1949 Background

North Korea's roots lie deep in Korean history.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

A State of Mind: Introduction

(September 11, 2003) This documentary tells the story of two teenage girls and their families as the girls prepare to participate in North Korea's Mass Games, an intricately choreographed display celebrating North Korea's statehood and revolutionary zeal in one of the last surviving Communist showcase pageants.

Sep 11th, 2003 | Comments

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