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All Posts Tagged With: "economy"

1-800-INDIA: Introduction

(September 13, 2005) In India, outsourcing has sparked an economic boom, and those working in the industry are making new lives that balance traditional Indian family values with Western-style social and economic mores. But in India, as in the United States, the long-term impact of outsourcing is still unclear.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Introduction

FOCAL POINT’s "Raise the Last Glass" follows two Waterford Crystal workers as they fight to save both their jobs and a bit of Irish heritage.

Jan 1st, 2010 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Slideshow

Meet the veteran Waterford workers and their families who staged a two-month sit-in.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Interview with Veteran GM Worker Brian Larkin

Wide Angle interviews 36-year General Motors veteran, Brian Larkin, about the loss of GM jobs in Pontiac, Michigan.

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Raise the Last Glass: Resources

Additional web-based resources on Ireland, Waterford Crystal, and the Irish economy

Jun 11th, 2009 | Comments

Viking Women Aim to End to the Age of Testosterone

Iceland will be holding elections this Saturday, and women are poised to take charge.

Apr 24th, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: G-20

Buzzwords appears each Friday on the Wide Angle blog and breaks down the lingo, jargon and hot topics of the world’s headlines.

Apr 3rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Tsvangirai’s Wife Killed in Car Crash; U.S.-Syria Talks to Begin

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

Mar 6th, 2009 | Comments

Hard Times, Hate Crimes in Hungary

Racism against Roma intensifies with economic downturn.

Feb 23rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Bombing in Cairo; Celebrations in Mubai

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 23rd, 2009 | Comments

Mixed Blessings: Ireland’s Bleak Economic Prospects

The Irish economy has been hit hard and fast by the global economic crisis. Emigration is projected to reach 50,000 in 2009.

Jan 8th, 2009 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

India Deems Education a Fundamental Right

The Indian Union Cabinet passed the long-pending Right to Education Bill, paving the way for free and compulsory education for all.

Nov 19th, 2008 | Comments

Lesson Plans

These lesson plans and activities for middle and high school classes serve as a guide to exploring the themes of WIDE ANGLE films.

Oct 16th, 2008 | Comments
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