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São Paulo: South America’s MEGACITY

São Paulo: South America’s MEGACITY

The dramatic cliffs and endless beaches of Rio de Janeiro makes it the city that probably first comes to mind when you think of Brazil. São Paulo, the largest metropolis in the southern hemisphere, is the true economic engine of the world’s sixth most populous country. In 1554, Catholic missionaries with the help of indigenous workers built a small village perched 750 metres above sea level and 70 kilometres from the Atlantic coast. It was the only inland settlement in…

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Does the Left Hate Free Speech? (Part 1)

Does the Left Hate Free Speech? (Part 1)

Freedom. A two-syllable word with a thousand meanings. Which matters more: my freedom to swing my fist, or my freedom to punch you in the face? Scholars remain divided. But there’s one type of freedom that’s the queen of freedom, yea, the robust trunk and turgid root of the great tree of liberty, and that’s our most fundamental freedom: the freedom of speech. Unfortunately that freedom is now under attack by leftists. I mean, just look at all these hot…

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Argentina: Morales to Run in May Bolivian Election ‘With More Force and Energy’

Argentina: Morales to Run in May Bolivian Election ‘With More Force and Energy’

“This coup d’etat is a blow to the Indians, it is a coup, sisters and brothers, to our process of change by the US empire, not just the Bolivian right.” “Argentina has lithium reserves, Chile as well, how nice it would be three South American countries industrialising our lithium as a population and as a state we can decide the price of lithium for everyone.” “Use the bible against the family, use the bible for dictatorship, dictatorship with the bible…

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The First ASL Major in CT | UConn

The First ASL Major in CT | UConn

(Annie speaking): “when they announced that the ASL major had been approved I was super excited because ASL is something that I have done more than half my time here I’ve taken five sign language courses to date four interpreting classes and so it’s something that I find myself really involved in I’m an Instructional Assistant right now for ASL 1 students so when I heard that there was something that I could use as a degree to say hey…

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Severn Cullis-Suzuki: The child who tried to save the world… in 1992 | BBC Ideas

Severn Cullis-Suzuki: The child who tried to save the world… in 1992 | BBC Ideas

In 1992, I was 12 years old, and I had the opportunity to speak to the United Nations plenary session of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. I remember that moment very clearly. I think it’s burned into my memory. I remember just such a clear sense of purpose. Coming up here today, I have no hidden agenda. I am fighting for my future. If you look at the video, you can tell how focused everyone was. People were…

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“Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”

“Ex-Gay, Ex-Trans” Activists Participate in DC “Freedom March”

Hallelujah! Thank you God! Hallelujah! Ge can rescue anybody. I believe some of you here today are still battling thoughts and temptations. God wants to deliver you from every yoke of bondage. He wants you to take every thought captive and lay aside every weight and the sin that does so easily entangle you. I am an ally. Not only do I have friends who are homosexuals, but I also have am advocate and friend to one of the most…

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Obama for America TV Ad: “Firms”

Obama for America TV Ad: “Firms”

[President Obama – Voiceover] I’m Barack Obama, and I approve this message. [Mitt Romney singing] Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain. For purple mountains majesty above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed his grace on thee. And crown thy good, with…

Sátántangó – Order and freedom (english subtitles)

Sátántangó – Order and freedom (english subtitles)

– Irimias? – Yes. That’s me. Sit down. You’re a gipsy? – No. My name’s Petrina. – Petrina? What kind of a name is that? – Rumanian. – Did you know your mother? – No. Irimias. So here… it all depends on what mood I’m in. And why, after your release, you didn’t worry about the simple question of finding a job? Time must’ve been short but you could’ve tried. You were under surveillance. And it never occurred to you…

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ENGLISH SPEECH | JORDAN PETERSON: Freedom to Be Yourself (English Subtitles)

ENGLISH SPEECH | JORDAN PETERSON: Freedom to Be Yourself (English Subtitles)

Okay, so here is the problem. There is a big problem here. The problem is: It’s true! You’re oppressed. You’re oppressed. You’re oppressed. You’re oppressed. God only knows why… Maybe you’re too short or you’re not as beautiful as you could be, or… you know, your parent… your grandparent was a serf… Likely! Because almost everybody’s grand great grandparent was… it’s like, you know, and you’re not as smart as you could be, and you have a sick relative, and…

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Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want | Hugh Segal | Walrus Talks

Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want | Hugh Segal | Walrus Talks

Your honour, your worship, it’s a great privilege to be here on the land of the Cree and the Six Nations and the Métis. I’ve been told, my name is Hugh Segal, I can only speak for seven minutes. I was in the Senate for nine years [laughter], I had colleagues who couldn’t clear their throat in seven minutes [laughter], but I will do my very best and I will not make fun of engineers except to say this, having…

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