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Our Freedom, Our Dignity

Our Freedom, Our Dignity

We are the ones who did not accept humiliation or slavery We are the ones who did not accept corruption or domineering We are the ones who demolished these restrictions We, the Free Egyptian Youth We were able to build our first free transparent democratic system in the history of Egypt… Which the whole world witnessed We paid the price of freedom and democracy with the blood of our martyrs Now the remnants of the previous corrupt regime with the…

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Overwatch Seasonal Event | Lunar New Year

Overwatch Seasonal Event | Lunar New Year

[XBOX SOUND] HANZO: Remember this moment. LÚCIO: Just how I like it. MOIRA: Brilliant. GANYMEDE CHIRPING BRIGITTE: Who’s ready to party? SOMBRA: You’re just a glitch in the system. LAUGHS WINSTON: To the moon and back. SQUEAKING SOMBRA: Apagando las luces. LÚCIO: Check this out. WRECKING BALL: Flag secured. BRIGITTE YELLS [XBOX SOUND]

55 Voices for Democracy: Timothy Snyder

55 Voices for Democracy: Timothy Snyder

Whatever happened to the future? Have you noticed that the future has gone away? This I think is the most striking thing about our politics today whether it’s America or Europe or much of the rest of the world. That there’s no future anymore. For the past couple hundred years from the French Revolution forward, what democratic politics has generally been about is the future. We’ve been very good at producing different competing versions about what the future would be…

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If America’s education system is outdated, how can we evolve? | Derrell Bradford

If America’s education system is outdated, how can we evolve? | Derrell Bradford

There are lots of times when I go out and I talk to people, and I have a little game I play I’ll say, “Who in here has more than one kid?” And then somebody will raise their hand and I’ll say, “I bet sometimes you look at one of your kids and you’re like this one is mine and other times you look at the other one and you say I don’t know where you came from.” Those kids…

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Yuval Noah Harari Interview and Audience Q&A at the Penguin Annual Lecture in India

Yuval Noah Harari Interview and Audience Q&A at the Penguin Annual Lecture in India

– I wanted to start by asking you a question I think everyone is thinking about at this time. In 2050, are we all going to be useless? (laughs) – No, not everyone. As I said there will be new jobs, there will be things to do. The really big problem is the problem of retraining and reinventing, and adapting to the new conditions. And this is not a problem we can postpone to 2050, because it’s an urgent issue…

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Asgardia – Space Nation

Asgardia – Space Nation

Scientists propose space nation named ‘Asgardia’ and cosmic shield to protect Earth from asteroids space nation, independent of countries on Earth, could be founded after a team of engineers, scientists and legal experts put forward proposals for an extra-terrestrial state. The project, which is led by Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli, Chairman of UNESCOs Science of Space committee, aims to create an area in space which is beyond the control of individual nations. Under current space law, government’s must authorize…

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How job surveillance is changing trucking in America

How job surveillance is changing trucking in America

We work in a world filled with devices that can monitor us, locate us, and tell us what to do. That raises the question — who watches you work? And how does work change when you know someone’s watching you do it? There’s one industry that’s asking that question more than ever: trucking. Self driving semi trucks. Programmed to follow routes from GPS systems while the driver rests. Over time, automation will dramatically change work for the 3.5 million truck…

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Meet Naomi Klein, Author of ’On Fire’ | One Small Step | NowThis

Meet Naomi Klein, Author of ’On Fire’ | One Small Step | NowThis

– I’m excited for this conversation today with award-winning journalist, columnist, and New York Times best-selling author, Naomi Klein, who’s here today to talk about her new book, “On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal.” I read your book, I really enjoyed it. It was both deep and intense but then also uplifting at the same time. This book consists of essays that you’ve written back since 2010. Why make the book now? I have been writing…

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What Will Happen By 2090!

What Will Happen By 2090!

The future is a big part of our lives, but have you wondered just what will happen in the upcoming decades? Join as we show you event that will happen by 2090! 8. Nuclear War? Alright, let’s start things off with a rather grim topic, but since we’re talking about events that will likely happy in the next 70 or so years, it’s very fair to talk about the dark side of events. Human history is full of wars, so…

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