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Right-wing politics has a new secret weapon. Can the Left harness it? | Jeremy Heimans

Right-wing politics has a new secret weapon. Can the Left harness it? | Jeremy Heimans

Jeremy Heimans: The game of politics for many decades has been played as one in which you’re supposed to keep your head down, you’re supposed to be bland, you’re supposed to be uncontroversial; your job is to court as many people as you can in the middle. Donald Trump from the very beginning took a different posture, everything he did was about unleashing the agency of a small number of intense supporters. This was going to be a campaign in…

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Slavoj Žižek: Don’t Act. Just Think.

Slavoj Žižek: Don’t Act. Just Think.

Capitalism is . . . and this, almost I’m tempted to say is what is great about it, although I’m very critical of it . . . Capitalism is more an ethical/religious category for me. It’s not true when people attack capitalists as egotists. “They don’t care.” No! An ideal capitalist is someone who is ready, again, to stake his life, to risk everything just so that production grows, profit grows, capital circulates. His personal or her happiness is totally…

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Exposing Liberal Hypocrisy and Conservative Close-Mindedness | Van Jones

Exposing Liberal Hypocrisy and Conservative Close-Mindedness | Van Jones

I think liberals have a very hard time understanding their role in creating the market for Trump. I think we have a view of ourselves that has a bunch of blind spots in it in terms of how we’re showing up. I’ve gone all across the country, I got a chance to go to West Virginia, the red parts of Indiana and Michigan, even the red counties in California, I’ve gone to the border, and it gives you the chance…

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Is Greed Good? | The School of Hannah Stocking and Anwar Jibawi

Is Greed Good? | The School of Hannah Stocking and Anwar Jibawi

You work for me. We’re gonna make a lot of money today. We’re gonna make you some money today. If you guys don’t, you’re fired. [THEME MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: The School of Life is sendingsome ofYouTube’s most popular creatorson a series of field tripsto explore some philosophy’s most intriguing ideas.This time, good friendsHannah Stocking and Anwar Jibawitwo LA-based content creatorsbest known for their comedy skitsand with a fan baseof over ten million subscribers between them,asked, “If capitalism has reachedthe end…

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Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26

Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, there are many candidates for most important year in European history–1492, when permanent links between Afroeurasia and the Americas first formed; 1688, when the Glorious Revolution gave Europe an example of constitutional governments; 1789, when the French Revolution directly challenged monarchy; 1992, when the European Union was founded. But you can sure make a case for 1848, when revolutions swept across Europe in the wake of the upheavals…

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National Geographic Live! – Mapping the Brain | Nat Geo Live

National Geographic Live! – Mapping the Brain | Nat Geo Live

Man: We’re gonna talk about a pivotal momentthat we’re at in the history of neuroscience,in the history of science really,because scientists are helping to decipherwhat you could arguably sayis the most complex structure in the universe.( applause ) When I was still a tenured professor, now I’m just a mere mortal, when I was still a tenured professor at Caltech and I could leap over tall buildings, I was, um… My main pursuit was studying consciousness the neural basis of…

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Universal Basic Income, Automation, Patriotism, Nationalism – Speedrunner Ramblings #91

Universal Basic Income, Automation, Patriotism, Nationalism – Speedrunner Ramblings #91

Topic 1: Some commentary about universal basic income. I cannot imagine the world is at a– situation currently, where you’d ever have a– universal basic income, past Congress. I’m not necessarily against it but, what happens to people who– because obviously, you’d be removing Social Services and putting in its place universal basic income, to a greater or lesser extent. The idea is that you pay for it at least in part by the removal of services that already exist,…

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The Devil’s Swindle (3/3) by Tommy

The Devil’s Swindle (3/3) by Tommy

and this is another reason why World Citizen National Socialism is the solution. World Citizen not Globalist. National Socialism or National Socialists not Parasites because both Capitalism and Marxism are Contra- dialectics of The parasite System. Authentic National Socialism is not Marxist socialism. Authentic National Socialism respects private property and it respects the work of host constituents. It doesn’t undermine the best of the host. It elevates the great minds of the host and accords them due respect or rather…

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D’Souza DESTROYS “proud Democrat” in heated Q&A

D’Souza DESTROYS “proud Democrat” in heated Q&A

Student: I’m a proud Latina, I come from a proud family of immigrants, and I’m an even prouder Democrat. My question here today is based off a comment that you said earlier. You said that the merits of the Three-Fifths Compromise is up for debate. So who are you, or who is anyone, to debate the merit of one’s humanity? Also, how can you deny the legacy the Three-Fifths Compromise has had and slavery has had on the extent of…

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Trump is uncannily truthful and has a strong sense of right & wrong

Trump is uncannily truthful and has a strong sense of right & wrong

Student: Early on in the discussion, you mentioned Bernie Sanders making a claim about Norway. I just want to let you know that I do support President Trump, but he also is prone to wild claims that don’t have much foundation. The question that I have is: what makes him different from politicians on the other side who we aren’t supporting because they’re doing the same thing? D’Souza: This is a very interesting question because I think that… I’ve been…

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