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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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I am a Cultural Artist | INDIE ALASKA

I am a Cultural Artist | INDIE ALASKA

I was going through a really hard time in my life a difficult period and art-making was a way to to save myself to heal and to exercise all the problems and issues that were causing me to suffer I believe that anybody can become an extremely talented and masterful artist but not everybody is born with the passion and the commitment to put in the kind of time that that demands. For me what drew me to art and…

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China Spends Billions of Dollars Copying Western Art and Architecture. Why? | Gish Jen

China Spends Billions of Dollars Copying Western Art and Architecture. Why? | Gish Jen

Well of course you know China and the U.S. have very different ideas about intellectual property rights. About copying and things like that—imitation—very foundationally things that in the U.S. are completely taboo. In China it might be wrong or maybe even not legal, but they’re not taboo, right? And we can ask ourselves, “Well why is that? Why is building a building that looks just like a chateau in France, you know, why do we not do that here in…

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Why So Many Chinese Students Come to America

Why So Many Chinese Students Come to America

This video is sponsored by Skillshare. Use the link in the description to watch my course or thousands of others with a free two-month trial. In 2018, the U.S. imported $540 billion worth of goods from China, but exported only 120. In response, President Trump imposed tariffs, immediately shaking the Chinese, American, and, therefore, world, economies. But while the trade war defines today’s economy, another deficit will decide tomorrow’s. In the 2017-18 school year, 363,000 Chinese students came to study…

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Why China’s Youth Find Western Culture Attractive

Why China’s Youth Find Western Culture Attractive

bjbjLULU JEFFREY BROWN: Next tonight, the debate in China over the growing influence of Western culture. It comes as China’s vice president kicks off a trip to the United States this week, one designed in part to head off mounting tensions between the two countries. Kathleen McLaughlin is a Beijing correspondent for our partner GlobalPost. She has this report. KATHLEEN MCLAUGHLIN, GlobalPost: From clothes to coffee, to food and movies, Western culture is big and getting bigger in China. KFC…

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