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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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Escaping from North Korea in search of freedom | Yeonmi Park | One Young World

Escaping from North Korea in search of freedom | Yeonmi Park | One Young World

I have to do this because this is not me speaking, this is the people who wanted to tell the world what they want to say. North Korea is an unimaginable country, there is only one channel on TV, there is no internet, we aren’t free to sing, say, wear or think what we want. North Korea is the only country in the world that executed people for making unauthorised international phone calls. North Korean’s are being terrorised today. When…

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Economic Freedom and Growth

Economic Freedom and Growth

Why are some places rich and others poor? Why are some big cities bright, and others dark? These are some of the most important and enduring puzzles in the history of economics. Adam Smith saw these same contrasts in 1776, and asked the same questions in his book, The Wealth of Nations. For Smith, the source of these differences was simple:, economic freedom. In his own words, “lLittle else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of…

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Sweeping awards in North America, will ‘Parasite’ make Oscar history?

Sweeping awards in North America, will ‘Parasite’ make Oscar history?

South Korean film parasite has conquered this here Chicago Film Critics Association Awards winning four awards and would had successes several Critics Association Awards expectations are rising over whether parasite could be nominated for an Oscar Arthur jung-in has more after getting international recognition at Caen in May parasite has also been picking up awards in the u.s. the South Korean film dominated this year she cago Film Critics Association Awards scooping for awards over the weekend the association picked…

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Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now

Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now

Welcome to Uncommon Knowledge. I’m Peter Robinson. A fellow at the Hoover Institution, former Secretary of State George Schultz has now joined former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of Defense William Perry, and former Senator Sam Nunn in directing the Nuclear Security Project. The aim of the Nuclear Security Project, to quote George Schultz and his fellow directors, quote, to galvanize global action ending nuclear weapons as a threat to the world. Secretary Schultz, welcome to Uncommon Knowledge….

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Top N. Korean official warns Trump to “stop bluffing and think of new approach”

Top N. Korean official warns Trump to “stop bluffing and think of new approach”

now we’re deep into the final month of 2019 in North Korea as its self proclaimed the ear and deadlines on nuclear negotiations draws near continue to talk tough against the u.s. following its announcement of a weapons test last weekend the North issued two statements on Monday warning u.s. president Trump to stop bluffing and think of a new approach to the nuclear talks our correspondent in charge of North Korean Affairs OCHA he reports the u.s. was about…

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Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

This is a Wendover Productions video in collaboration with RealLifeLore, and made possible by Squarespace. Build your website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/wendover. 3,500 miles from Washington, D.C., 3,000 miles north of Los Angeles, 750 miles north of Anchorage, where the ground never melts, where the snow falls mid-summer, where no plants taller than a few inches grow, where the sun sets for months in the winter and stays up for months in the summer, lies America’s northernmost…

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How North America got its shape – Peter J. Haproff

How North America got its shape – Peter J. Haproff

The geography of our planet is in flux. Each continent has ricocheted around the globe on one or more tectonic plates, changing quite dramatically with time. Today, we’ll focus on North America and how its familiar landscape and features emerged over hundreds of millions of years. Our story begins about 750 million years ago. As the super continent Rodinia becomes unstable, it rifts along what’s now the west coast of North America to create the Panthalassa Ocean. You’re seeing an…

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