[00:04]Greece's main traffic artery has been blocked for days
[00:09]by angry farmers who joined the fray, sealing off the capital
[00:14]with tractors as they demanded government help
[00:18]to offset falling world agricultural prices.
[00:25]Crowds in the markets pay little attention to the occasional thud
[00:30]of artillery duels in the distance.
[00:36]Obviously, the political and financial elites to whom
[00:41]we give authority often act on the basis of personal interests.
[00:50]The US Senate approved a resolution in 2005 commending Nelson
[00:56]and Sims for their bravery and heroism in alerting the FBI.
[01:04]As members of the global community, let's do whatever we can
[01:09]to help Haiti rebuild prudently-to avoid such calamity in the future.
[01:19]The number of accidents and casualties at the yard
[01:24]is believed to be the highest in the region,
[01:27]according to environmental organizations.
[01:33]While still catching-up to men in some spheres of modern life,
[01:38]women appear to be way ahead in at least one undesirable category.
[01:49]A study published Sept.10 suggests that the act of celebrity worship
[01:56]may be a boon to some people's self-esteem.
[02:03]A: What is the cultural relic made of?
[02:06]B: Bronze.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8124-235561-1.html