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7 Things Greek Americans Know To Be True

7 Things Greek Americans Know To Be True

– Oh, hey, Dmitri, you’re Greek. Do you know my friend Nick Stanatopolous? – So just because I’m Greek, I have to know every other Greek person in LA? BuzzFeed presents: 7 Things Greek-Americans Know to be True – No. Look, I’m sorry, you probably don’t know Nick. – Of course I know Nick. He’s my cousin. Shouting is a Form of Communication – Do not even tell me it’s George. – It’s George. – Shut up. – To Sullivan’s….

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Inside America’s Largest Right Wing Militia

Inside America’s Largest Right Wing Militia

God is great and God is good; Let us thank him for our food. By his hands we are fed. Thank you Lord our daily bread. Amen. So you said you did the mile in seven minutes and fifty seconds? Fifty-five. That’s slower isn’t it? You got to push it. You don’t want to have nothing left in the tank when you’re done. Give it all you got. I remember when you brought home your first pocket Constitution. It said,…

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Your data or your freedom? – VPRO documentary – 2014

Your data or your freedom? – VPRO documentary – 2014

You can see technology has made this possible… …but also that it’s used without any limits just because it’s possible… …without anyone saying: Wait a second, this goes beyond all limits… …the limits of fundamental rights. Fundamental human rights were being stretched… …and all the security nets had holes in them. Nothing protected us, we were basically naked. Whether it’s the Russians, the Chinese or the Iranians. That happens to be the focus of my research. So for me, when…

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The Plague (and how it Scarred our Myths and Culture) ✯ Monsters of the Week

The Plague (and how it Scarred our Myths and Culture) ✯ Monsters of the Week

A thick plume of smoke rises from the town square, obscuring the carrion birds circling overhead. Poor souls huddle in abandoned houses and darkened alleyways, desperate to stave off the inevitable. The cries and moans of the dying echo off the cobblestone pavement. A silent horror stalks the streets of this town. ♫ Ring Around the Rosie, Pocket Full of Posies… ♫ Wagon wheels sound a *crack-crack* against the streets as they bear their cargo onward. Carts, littered with corpses,…

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Behind the Scene of “Free Range” | FX9 | Sony

Behind the Scene of “Free Range” | FX9 | Sony

FX9 Behind the Scenes FREE RANGE My name is Meg Kettell and I’m a cinematographer. We wanted to show a little bit of a slice of life of this great family her sin Colorado that has a very traditional sort of small family farm. I was really excited to try the Dual ISO. I haven’t shot at 4000 and in the doc space sometimes you get into a very low light situation. That ability, I think, is a total game-changer….

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Bringing Black music and culture to the BBC – Alex, Londoner #318

Bringing Black music and culture to the BBC – Alex, Londoner #318

My life was a call to rhythms and communication and in the many things that I have worked on and created Black Londoners radio programme from 1974 till 1988 for me, took in the black diaspora. Joyce and I sat down and we created a format, it took in all walks of life. I met the stars, the Muhammad Alis, Gladys Knight. Politicians never used to have a chance to be interviewed on the Beeb, they all got the opportunity….

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Reverence: Branded yarmulkes combine traditional values and pop culture

Reverence: Branded yarmulkes combine traditional values and pop culture

*general chatter* My uncle is a really big Starbucks fanatic and I really had no idea what to get him as a present while I was here visiting. And I kind of happened upon this when I walked into the store and I was like: There’s the perfect gift. I think, that like he’ll go into Starbucks, I mean he goes every morning. So he’ll go into his Starbucks every morning with his Starbucks kippah and he’ll be like the…

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Advocate for social justice, freedom of movement and children’s rights #351 Ilona

Advocate for social justice, freedom of movement and children’s rights #351 Ilona

I worked for a comms agency that’s worked with the European Delegation as Slovenia was preparing to join the EU. We had a referendum of our own and it was the vast majority of people, I think about 89%, voted to join the EU. And so I really grew to believe in the dream of why Europe had been set up, or the European Union had come about as a way of integrating countries. I came to London originally to…

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LE COSE buone fatte da MUSSOLINI ed i presunti meriti – curiosità nel mondo

LE COSE buone fatte da MUSSOLINI ed i presunti meriti – curiosità nel mondo

the good things done by Mussolini and by alleged merits number 5 – pensions the word pensions is always associated with name of Mussolini giving it full credit in reality it was not so the first pension guarantee scheme for public employees only and the military is from 1895 thanks to the Crispi government 3 years after the Pelloux government will extend the covers to a number of job categories and will establish the first institute ancestor of the INPS…

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