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Like Pale Gold – The Great Gatsby Part I: Crash Course English Literature #4

Like Pale Gold – The Great Gatsby Part I: Crash Course English Literature #4

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature. So the two books most often cited as the “Great American novel” are The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and this slender beast, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The US is a country founded on the principles of freedom and equality; Huck Finn is a novel about slavery and radical inequality. We’re also a nation that believes in the American Dream. We pride ourselves on our lack of aristocracy and…

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Intro: The Concept of Value | Michael Fairbourn, CVA | 1-7-20 | Investing in Value Stocks

Intro: The Concept of Value | Michael Fairbourn, CVA | 1-7-20 | Investing in Value Stocks

good evening everybody welcome to our investing in value stocks it’s great to have you here my name is Mike fabrics you can follow me on Twitter right there at that twitter handle good to have you on board folks as always hello to you Charles good to have you here as always please type questions into the chat box if you do have questions for me I’ll definitely do my best to try to address those for you this…

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What Factors Contributed to a Conflict-Ridden Middle East? | A World on the Brink

What Factors Contributed to a Conflict-Ridden Middle East? | A World on the Brink

Dee Smith: In this episode of A World on the Brink, we are going to look at a part of the world where three continents and many cultures collide. The origin of the three great monotheistic religions, and the source of many of today’s most violent conflicts, the Middle East. Today, the Middle East seems more in conflict than ever, and the conflict has become so complex that many of us wonder if it will ever be resolved. I’m Dee…

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How China Meddles in Latin America (w/ Dee Smith, Elizabeth Economy, & Christopher Sabatini)

How China Meddles in Latin America (w/ Dee Smith, Elizabeth Economy, & Christopher Sabatini)

Dee Smith: Welcome to The Exchange. I’m Dee Smith. And today, I’m going to be speaking with Elizabeth Economy of the Council on Foreign Relations here in New York, and Christopher Sabatini of Columbia University and the think tank Global Americans. And we’re going to be discussing some of the very interesting and somewhat disturbing aspects of Chinese activity in Latin America. This ranges across a whole range of activities, from huge hydroelectric projects in places like Brazil, to a…

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Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America

Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America

Wagons away Hi, I’m Jack Smith and right now, it’s station wagon savings time in the west. Time to hit the trail in high style with all a will comfort, but only a Rambler station wagon can give you. The station wagon was once a fixture of American family life. It was a common sight in American garages and frequently featured in popular culture. These days, however, it has nearly vanished from US roads. Americans, at least most of them,…

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How America’s Love Of Cats And Dogs Became A $72 Billion Business

How America’s Love Of Cats And Dogs Became A $72 Billion Business

Cute puppies, kittens, Instagram dogs. Americans are spending more and more on their pets. And at Morris Animal Inn, cats are also vacationing in style. The inn offers luxury accommodations, including condos and kitty suites with plush beds and TVs. Meals for pets just like this one made with human grade ingredients. That’s become the standard for the emerging trend of fresh dog food. U.S. pet spending hit $72 billion in 2018. About $3 billion more than the year before….

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Why Americans Love Taco Bell

Why Americans Love Taco Bell

Taco Bell is huge in the U.S. with over 7000 restaurants across the country. It’s one of the top five restaurant chains in the U.S. based on sales. It’s not necessarily known for its quality but believe it or not Taco Bell has been called one the healthiest fast-food chains. In a recent Harris Poll also pointed out America’s favorite Mexican restaurant. I mean I love Taco Bell. It’s one of those type of restaurants that like, tacos. I really…

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Why College Is So Expensive In America

Why College Is So Expensive In America

College in America: it’s four years of all nighters, keg stands, ethnically diverse welcome brochures, Pinterest perfect dorm rooms and crushing student debt. I have $69,812, $47,000, $90,000, $35,000, $350,000, $60,000 worth of student loans. My minimum student loan payment is $1,000 a month. It should take me about 10 years to pay that back, I will be roughly 36, 45-years-old, I don’t know how old I’ll be when I pay that off. I was actually on campus at Penn…

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