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Jeremy Rifkin on the Fall of Capitalism and the Internet of Things

Jeremy Rifkin on the Fall of Capitalism and the Internet of Things

We are just beginning to glimpse the bare outlines of an emerging new economic system, the collaborative commons. This is the first new economic paradigm to emerge on the world scene since the advent of capitalism and socialism in the early 19th century. So it’s a remarkable historical event. It has long-term implications for society. But what’s really interesting is the trigger that’s giving birth to this new economic system. The trigger is something called zero marginal cost. Now, marginal…

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Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: National Be Late for Something Day, Lesbian Oral History Project

Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: National Be Late for Something Day, Lesbian Oral History Project

-Here at “Late Night,” every night I deliver a monologue comprised of jokes written by a diverse team of writers. As a result, a lot of jokes come across my desk that, due to my being a straight white male, would be difficult for me to deliver. But we don’t think that should stop you from enjoying them, so we’d like to share them with you now in a segment called “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.” [ Cheers and applause ]…

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Steve Kornacki Explains What Formed Modern National Partisan Politics

Steve Kornacki Explains What Formed Modern National Partisan Politics

-You heard you might have some competition in the podcast world. It was reported that someone overheard Rudy Giuliani at a restaurant — this is real — saying that he might do his own impeachment podcast. [ Laughter ] Would that be something that you’d be very happy about? -[ Laughs ] Is there, like, a crossover episode we could put together? It’s funny you say “overheard.” All these stories about Giuliani that keep coming out, he’s accidentally texting somebody…

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Jimmy Fallon Reveals the 2019 Doodle for Google National Winner

Jimmy Fallon Reveals the 2019 Doodle for Google National Winner

-This year, I got to help judge the Doodle 4 Google contest, where students from across the country submit a doodle for a chance to have it featured on the Google home page. You know how they change the home page every now and then? Yeah. Right now, we’re going to announce who won. Please welcome the 2019 Doodle 4 Google national winner, Arantza Peña Popo, ladies and gentlemen. ♪♪ [ Cheers and applause ] Oh, my goodness. [ Cheers…

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The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

-The process of selecting a Democratic candidate to run against President Trump is well under way. And we can quibble over the fact that there are too many people running or nitpick some of the candidates, but I think we can agree that, to this point, it’s mostly been a discussion of ideas, as opposed to the contentious Republican debates of four years ago. -Oh, here we go again. -I’m sorry. What was that? -Oh, nothing. You were just elevating…

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