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Richard Wolff responds to Jordan B. Peterson

Richard Wolff responds to Jordan B. Peterson

Through the magic of the internet, it is possible for me to respond to some things that were said by a Canadian psychologist by the name of Jordan Peterson, who teaches at the University of Toronto. I’m not going to be talking about the psychology he teaches, or that he preaches, because that’s not my area of expertise, just as it’s clear that Marxism is not his. However, he has made statements about Marxism — despite not knowing very much…

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The Americans Trailer Season 1

The Americans Trailer Season 1

Identidades supersecretas: nadie sabe quiénes son Parecen nosotros, hablan mejor el inglés que nosotros Nosotros somos Philip y Elizabeth Jennings Lo hemos sido durante mucho tiempo Los ojos en el cono ¡Oh, hola! Tomamos esos riesgos todos los días, Philip Éso es lo que hacemos Damas y caballeros Vamos a la guerra

Adam Ruins Everything – How America Created the “Model Minority” Myth | truTV

Adam Ruins Everything – How America Created the “Model Minority” Myth | truTV

Boy, I’m sure glad we left the pool party, Trey. Math homework is way more fun! Computer, that’s the first thing you’ve ever said that doesn’t add up. (canned laughter) You’re so studious, Computer. Trey, you could learn a thing or two from his people. They’re very wise. (canned laughter) Whoa, time out! (whistle blowing) Here we go again! TV and movies are rampant with Asian stereotypes. Especially the idea that Asian people are some kind of “model minority.” Smart,…

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Solitary Sentinels: Guarding America’s ICBMs

Solitary Sentinels: Guarding America’s ICBMs

The Cold War ended 25 years ago, yet the threat of a nuclear attack has not dissapeared entirely. Airmen of the US Global Strike Command still maintain a constant vigil, always on alert and making sure America’s nuclear arsenal is secure and combat ready. However, despite its importance to national security, it’s not really a glamorous job. TSgt Nicholas Kurtz travelled to a missile field outside of FE Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming to give us this rare glimpse of…

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Halford Mackinder Was Wrong About Everything | Avoiding the British Empire 7

Halford Mackinder Was Wrong About Everything | Avoiding the British Empire 7

Hey There. Halford Mackinder is the most influential person you’ve probably never heard of. Mackinder was a British Geographer. He is seen as one of the founding fathers of geopolitics, which obviously makes him important to the work of this YouTube Channel. He’s tremendously influential, from the Kremlin to the Pentagon. His most famous words are these. Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland; Who rules the Heartland commands the World Island; Who rules the World Island commands the World….

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The Failure of American Hegemony: Why Nationalism Trumps Liberalism Every Time | John Mearsheimer

The Failure of American Hegemony: Why Nationalism Trumps Liberalism Every Time | John Mearsheimer

Today’s episode of Hidden Forces is made possible by listeners like you. For more information about this week’s episode, or for easy access to related programming, visit our website at hiddenforces.io and subscribe to our free email list. If you listen to the show on your Apple podcast app, remember you can give us a review. Each review helps more people find the show and join our amazing community. And with that, please enjoy this week’s episode. What’s up everybody?…

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Our Commitment to an Open Society in Russia

Our Commitment to an Open Society in Russia

When I think back on the collapse of the Soviet system, you could clearly distinguish between right and wrong or black and white. The Soviet system was black. And therefore, a move towards a more open society was white. As you moved towards a more open society, the white became shades of gray. And now, you have a new form of what you might call “closed society.” In Russia, 30 years ago, George believed that there were possibilities to help…

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The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

We begin in 1750 in North America. It’s been 150 years since settlers from Western Europe, mostly fleeing poverty, famine, or religious and political persecution, first arrived on the continent. Their arrival came at the expense of millions of native Americans who lived there for thousands of years, mostly in tribes. On the East Coast, Great Britain has established colonies inhabited by 1.5 million people. The northern regions depend mainly on fishing and trade, while in the south, the climate…

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America v China: a new kind of cold war | The Economist

America v China: a new kind of cold war | The Economist

The dispute between the United States and China… …is about much more than trade For everything from blockbuster films… …to lunar exploration… …from semiconductors to submarines In every domain, they’re now rivals Superpower relations have soured America thinks that China is stealing secrets… …stealing its way to dominance And then it looks at Chinese behaviour in the South China sea… …and bullying countries like Canada and Sweden… …and it thinks that China’s beginning to challenge global norms But it looks…

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#BERLIM | O clima socialista na capital alemã | Andiamo!

#BERLIM | O clima socialista na capital alemã | Andiamo!

Hi everyone, we are at Alexanderplatz. At this point, in this square was practically the center of the Socialist Republic of Germany. Many architectural features are preserved from the years of German Socialism and here is a standard soviet square, typical of the Socialist Republics that appreciated the wide squares, large avenues… So let’s take a walk here in Socialist Berlin. East Germany had good rates, good economic indices in the 1970s mainly and people were very curious so what…

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