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Evo Morales and the threat to democracy in Latin America | IN 60 SECONDS

Evo Morales and the threat to democracy in Latin America | IN 60 SECONDS

Recently, leftists won landslide elections in Argentina, and left-of-centre candidates won key mayoral posts in Colombia. For all its faults, democracy works in Latin America. But fair elections weren’t good enough for Bolivia’s leftist President Evo Morales, who was caught trying to steal an illegal fourth term, and had to flee the country when the army sided with pro-democracy protesters. In Ecuador and Chile, leftists have tried to oust democratically-elected leaders using mob violence. The rampage continues in Chile, despite…

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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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Nudism: Should Leftists Get Naked?

Nudism: Should Leftists Get Naked?

Warning: This video contains scenes featuring full non-sexual nudity. If you’ve completely accidentally stumbled onto a video titled “Nudism: Should Leftists Get Naked?” not knowing what to expect, and don’t want to see all the nakedness, then I recommend clicking onto another video now. And no, I will not be getting naked in this particular video. Probably not anyway. You’re welcome. So… Nudism. Nudes. Getting nudey with your pals. This is an awkward one to talk about for someone who…

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SOUTH AMERICA EXPLAINED (Geography Now!)

SOUTH AMERICA EXPLAINED (Geography Now!)

Hey everybody, so as you know, we are working on the scripts for the next few country episodes Which means this is gonna have to be a filler week. Today’s episode is gonna be one that was requested the countries of South America Explained okay we’re not gonna talk about political issues in this episode because although government does play kind of like a big role in their portrayal to The world stage governments tend to fluctuate and they don’t…

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Venezuela: Maduro Supporters March in Solidarity With Bolivia’s Morales

Venezuela: Maduro Supporters March in Solidarity With Bolivia’s Morales

“He is wrong once and wrong twice. Misters of US, we will tell you again, who govern in the United States, the chiefs of imperialism here in Venezuela, in the Bolivarian homeland, there is only one president named Nicolas Maduro Moros. If you want to talk to the president call Miraflores Palace, they will answer: Nicolas Maduro Moros.”

How To Be Patriotic | Avoiding the British Empire 0

How To Be Patriotic | Avoiding the British Empire 0

Hey there. Over the next week, I am going to be talking a lot about Empires and responsibility. In this new series I am going to be arguing that the world we live in is largely the product of two empires, the British one that ran the world between 1815 and 1914, and the US empire that runs the world today. I am super excited to get this series out there, and I can’t wait to dive in to the…

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Class Struggle – Capitalism VS Communism combat footage – Lowkey – Terrorist

Class Struggle – Capitalism VS Communism combat footage – Lowkey – Terrorist

in November Lenin and Trotsky as leaders of a huge farmer worker army union called the Soviet call for destruction of the Republic They imagine that serious political questions are decided by voting! As a matter of fact: They are decided by class war! In a remote mountain province a man of the soil, Mao Zetung challenges chums leadership a founder of the Chinese Communist Party’s smile believes that the ultimate power in China belongs to the peasants who make…

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