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It’s not “your choice” ft. Anna Strasburg | #TruthStraightUp

It’s not “your choice” ft. Anna Strasburg | #TruthStraightUp

♪ Strasburg: “My body, my choice.” This is an argument that I constantly hear in the “pro-choice” debate. These women believe that it is their body and that not even the government should be able to tell them what to do with their body, especially when it comes to carrying a child nine months through pregnancy. The truth of the matter is that from the moment of conception, the human being is a distinct person that deserves a right to…

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Why Russia Plays War Better Than Anyone Else

Why Russia Plays War Better Than Anyone Else

Russia is a patriotic place its military parades are truly sights to behold and as of last year Russian President Vladimir Putin had an approval rating of close to 90% many Russians speak of a sense of pride bordering on a sense of duty to their motherland and many learn that sense at a very young age these pictures are from a military camp for children a couple hours north of Moscow here kids from ages 10 through 16 or…

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Real life HUNGER GAMES – children of Donbass ask Jennifer Lawrence AND Katniss Everdeen help!

Real life HUNGER GAMES – children of Donbass ask Jennifer Lawrence AND Katniss Everdeen help!

Dear Jennifer Lawerence! We want to congratulate you on the success of your new “Hunger Games” movie! We are big fans of the movies, and have read the books. Unfortunatly we don’t have a chance to watch the last chapter of the trilogy, because we are in Donetsk – a city besieged by Ukranian army. Donetsk too was part of Ukraine, but when we didn’t agree with a nationalist coup in Kiev in 2014, and peacefully came out to demand…

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The Future of Education – Yuval Noah Harari & Russell Brand – Penguin Talks

The Future of Education – Yuval Noah Harari & Russell Brand – Penguin Talks

(audience applause) – I’m here to talk about our future, both the future of our species, homo sapiens, and about your own personal future. And nobody really knows what the world would look like in 2050. The only thing we know for sure is that it will be a very, very different world than today. And perhaps, the most important thing to know about the future is that humans will soon be hackable animals, animals that can be hacked. There…

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Why blackface is still part of Dutch holidays

Why blackface is still part of Dutch holidays

I just got a package from my grandma in Belgium. She’s sent me one at the beginning of December, for as long as I can remember, to celebrate St. Nicholas Day. That’s when their traditional version of Santa Claus, Sinterklaas, comes to visit kids and reward the good ones, and punish the bad ones. And there’s always lots of good stuff in here — there are belgian waffles, there are speculoos cookies, chocolate, there’s lots of chocolate — and then,…

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How Games and Phones Help Kids Learn with Antero Garcia

How Games and Phones Help Kids Learn with Antero Garcia

And I apologize for the young people here, we’re gonna do like an academic kind of talk without quizzes, I think that’s affiliation branding. So I will probably spiel with a couple of mini breaks for about 40-ish minutes. And then we’ll have time for questions at the end is kind of what it looks like, but if you get bored, just play on your phones. I think that’s great, I don’t mind. That’s for everybody not just for the…

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Ontario changes course on autism funding | Power & Politics

Ontario changes course on autism funding | Power & Politics

the Ford government in Ontario is backing away from a controversial policy decision that led to months of protests in February the province announced a change to the way it funded autism treatment giving families a fixed amount of money based on their income and their child's age parents and advocates were outraged and today a new minister of Social Services announced changes to the changes the government now plans to move away from the one-size-fits-all approach to a system…

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Financial illiteracy in the school curriculum | Kieron Sweeney | TEDxStanleyPark

Financial illiteracy in the school curriculum | Kieron Sweeney | TEDxStanleyPark

imagine if you will that each of you is 60 years old if you're not already and you're 100% financially secure with over three million dollars in investments and it's growing I mean how would you feel happy relaxed stress-free worryfree about your financial future what would your life be like the truth is most people less than 20% of the population will actually retire financially secure the combined credit card debt in North America is currently eight hundred and…

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(extract from) How Does This Politics Thing Work Then?

(extract from) How Does This Politics Thing Work Then?

I've got a girlfriend he's called Steve he's me he has he's broken his leg is stuck in the hospital and he can't get out summer holidays now he can't go and play he can't do another he needs a wheelchair to get a mound about okay and in this instance we have 100 pounds and we could buy him a wheelchair go let's do that Oh or we could buy 50 mosquito nets and send them to a country…

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