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Urumqi Walking Tour | Uyghur Culture in Xinjiang’s Capital (UPDATE: Now Destroyed)

Urumqi Walking Tour | Uyghur Culture in Xinjiang’s Capital (UPDATE: Now Destroyed)

Hey…so you have a little extra time here in Urumqi, you don’t want to be sitting in your hotel room but then again all the travel guides don’t really give you too many options outside of the Grand Bazaar and maybe some places a few hours outside of the city. So what is there to do? Well, I’m going to introduce you to a place that I really enjoy. I always take people who are first time visitors to Urumqi…

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How North Korea Makes Money

How North Korea Makes Money

This video is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Use the link in the description to watch thousands of documentaries and get access to our new streaming service, Nebula, at no extra cost. About a three-hour drive from North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang, lies what might be the world’s most isolated ski resort. Masik Pass offers 11 runs and 4 lifts, plus a gear rental shop. The attached luxury hotel features 120 rooms, complete with a swimming pool, sauna, bar, and karaoke room. Snowmobiles…

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Wham! – Freedom | Why Is This So Great? | Tutorial & Cover

Wham! – Freedom | Why Is This So Great? | Tutorial & Cover

Hi I’m Kraft Espen Kraft and I make retro inspired synth pop and tonight we’re gonna take a look at Wham and the song Freedom in particular I’ve always loved that song and I think George Michael is one of the greatest songwriters that ever came out of the 80s and I’m gonna do a little spin a little take on how I feel Freedom would suit me as a singer and arranger and producer. I’m gonna do a little…

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What is Maoism? | Ideology explained

What is Maoism? | Ideology explained

Hello everybody. Today I will tell you about Maoism. Or Marxism-Leninism-Maoism as it’s sometimes called. It’s just a different word for the same thing. As the name suggest Marxism-Leninism-Maoism heavily builds upon the ideas of Marxism and Leninism. Well really putting “Marxism” in the name is just intended to make it seem more legitimate by tying it directly to Marx. A big core of Leninism which I glossed over in the Last video for the sake of time is. The…

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Stossel: China’s Freedom-Crushing ‘Social Credit Score’

Stossel: China’s Freedom-Crushing ‘Social Credit Score’

Is your privacy under threat? Has the age of privacy come to an end? Are you sick of Facebook’s lack of respect for your privacy? If you think your privacy’s threatened, be glad you don’t live in China. Chinese government wants to give every citizen a score based on behavior. Purchase history, political leanings, and social interactions would be used to calculate a person’s trust score. Facebook and Twitter are banned in China, so people use So the government spies…

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1989 – Romania – Dictator Nicolae & Elena Ceaușescu Executed by Firing Squad on X’mas Day – 25/12/89

1989 – Romania – Dictator Nicolae & Elena Ceaușescu Executed by Firing Squad on X’mas Day – 25/12/89

Good evening. Welcome to News at 8. The State Chairman [President] of Romania, [Nicolae] Ceaușescu, has fled abroad. The National Salvation Front (NSF), led by a former foreign minister, has successfully seized power. The new US-supported government in Panama has declared a nation-wide curfew in order to control outbreaks of widespread opportunistic looting. At the same time, US troops in the Panamanian capital are engaging in house-to-house searches to flush out loyalist remants of pro-Noriega forces. The Singapore Armed Forces…

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Tweet Freedom! How to Access Twitter in Asia and the Middle East

Tweet Freedom! How to Access Twitter in Asia and the Middle East

We rely on Twitter to get breaking news, discover interesting content, and stay in touch with our followers. But using Twitter in certain countries in Asia and the Middle East is… well, impossible. That’s because some governments and ISPs use firewalls and censorship laws to stop citizens from communicating with each other. But blocking access to Twitter is a direct assault on our freedom of expression… and freedom to watch cat videos. This is why people all over the world…

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The 2010s: When the Media Lost Their Gatekeepers

The 2010s: When the Media Lost Their Gatekeepers

What did the 2010’s add up to? I spent the decade at Reason creating videos about the democratization of everything and the declining power of society’s gatekeepers. Media theorist Marshall McLuhan, who coined the axiom, the medium is the message, argued that history’s prime mover isn’t the great leader or great thinker, but ever-changing communications technologies. Everything that we prize in our Western world in matters of individualism, separatism, a unique point of view, a private judgement, all those factors…

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Comrade Mao Zedong is the Greatest Marxist Leninist of our time (毛泽东同志是当代最伟大的马克思列宁主义者)

Comrade Mao Zedong is the Greatest Marxist Leninist of our time (毛泽东同志是当代最伟大的马克思列宁主义者)

Comrade Mao Zedong is the Greatest Marxist Leninist of our time. Comrade Mao Zedong used his genius ideals and creativity, To pass down, safeguard, and expand our Marxist-Leninist Ideals. This brought a new era of Marxist-Leninst thought, This brought a new era of Marxist-Leninst thought, Comrade Mao Zedong is the Greatest Marxist Leninist of our time. To pass down, safeguard, and expand our Marxist-Leninist Ideals. This brought a new era of Marxist-Leninst thought, This brought a new era of Marxist-Leninst…

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