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BERNing Down America

BERNing Down America

Did you watch our six-part series on Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal?” Well, Bernie Sanders believes AOC wasn’t radical enough. The socialist senator is talking less like a presidential candidate than he is a religious prophet. His plans don’t just defy the laws of economics and energy. Green New Bernie’s plan defies reality itself. Bernie’s to-do list on energy is so disconnected from the real world we would need 20 videos to explain how nonsensical it is. Nobody has time…

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Zionism, Arabism & Colonialism in the Middle East | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 1 of 3

Zionism, Arabism & Colonialism in the Middle East | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 1 of 3

Agreements made during the Great War drew arbitrary borders through the sands of the Middle East without regard for ethnic or religious groups. Newly found oil reserves spark further tensions as the Western occupants have even less incentive to let go off the region. Many people of the Jewish faith move to Palestine, wishing to establish a new state there while the Palestinians feel like their lands are being taken from them. By the 1930s, the middle east has become…

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How White People Get Their Culture – Rosebud Baker – Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers

How White People Get Their Culture – Rosebud Baker – Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers

but I feel like I belong in LA, because I’m a very spiritual person. Because I come from money. (audience laughs) So, I can afford to be delusional. No, I don’t have it anymore, I don’t I made a lot of mistakes to get into comedy. Truly, I did. Growing up, my grandfather was Secretary of State under George Bush Senior. Yeah, so (audience laughs) I could’ve been in the Illuminati, and instead I became a jester for Bachelorette parties….

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#NoWarWithIran Protests Across America. @Rebel HQ Reports.

#NoWarWithIran Protests Across America. @Rebel HQ Reports.

>>TYT’s very own Emma Vigeland joined some anti-war protesters in New York City. They were, of course, protesting the potential build up to war with Iran after the Trump administration okayed the killing of their General Soleimani. So also the Working Families Party was tweeting out this is one of hundreds of other protests that we’re building up across the country, hitting many cities across the country. To make sure that we make sure that the government knows there’s a…

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The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

The oil wars: How America’s energy obsession wrecked the Middle East | Eugene Gholz

So for a long time oil has played a special role in American foreign policy and military strategy. Oil is a uniquely important commodity in global affairs. It’s an input to everything in our modern way of life; it’s very important for protecting our prosperity; and at a certain level oil is essential for high-quality military power: to fight you need access to oil. And in the Cold War the United States was concerned that the Soviet Union could interrupt…

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The Fight for California’s Fresh Water: America’s Water Crisis (Part 3/3)

The Fight for California’s Fresh Water: America’s Water Crisis (Part 3/3)

EMERSON ROSENTHAL: The most important thing to know about fresh water in California is that there just isn’t enough. The second thing you quickly find out is that the state’s no stranger to full-on water wars. Basically, whoever controls the water in California controls the future. Currently the dominant player in the state’s big agriculture is Paramount Farms, which is owned and operated by Stewart Resnick. Stewart’s goals have recently aligned very closely with Governor Jerry Brown’s. WALT GRAY: California’s…

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Florida Sinkholes are Swallowing Cars: America’s Water Crisis (Part 2/3)

Florida Sinkholes are Swallowing Cars: America’s Water Crisis (Part 2/3)

[MUSIC- STEPHEN FOSTER, “OLD FOLKS AT HOME”] REPORTER: Some days are just unforgettable. The birth of a child. Your first day at school. The day you fell in the giant sinkhole. Well, at least that last part is the reality for one woman in Plant City. CARLA CHAPMAN: It compresses you. It’s hard to– you can’t maneuver out of it. You’re wiggling and you’re maneuvering more into it. EMERSON ROSENTHAL: So we’re here in Central Florida to investigate the problem…

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How the Permian Basin Became North America’s Hottest Oilfield | WSJ

How the Permian Basin Became North America’s Hottest Oilfield | WSJ

– [Narrator] This is a map of known sediment basins in the United States. Many of these regions hold deposits of natural gas and crude oil. Now, this map compares how much crude oil each basin holds. Of the many formations scattered across the country, one reigns supreme. – With our new estimates of the Permian Basin, that resource estimate is on par with what it’s been estimated in the Middle East. – [Narrator] The first oil well was drilled…

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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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New York’s Toxic Wasteland: America’s Water Crisis (Part 1/3)

New York’s Toxic Wasteland: America’s Water Crisis (Part 1/3)

EMERSON ROSENTHAL: New York City’s full of shit– real shit, 27 billion gallons of shit that get dumped into the Hudson River every year. And that’s billions, with a b. Even though the city pipes in crystal-clear drinking water from a collection of reservoirs up north, the waters that New Yorkers see and smell every day are a toxic nightmare. Oil spills, PCBs, rotting corpses, human feces, and 15 feet of something called “black mayonnaise” are just a few of…

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