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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

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

Raise the Last Glass: Slideshow

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

Jun 11th, 2009

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

Raise the Last Glass: Resources

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

Jun 11th, 2009

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

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

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

Hard Times, Hate Crimes in Hungary

Racism against Roma intensifies with economic downturn.

Feb 23rd, 2009

World Links: Bombing in Cairo; Celebrations in Mubai

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

Feb 23rd, 2009

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

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

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

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

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