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Patriotism in America – Are Americans Misguided?

Patriotism in America – Are Americans Misguided?

This also is part of our culture I think and that is a misguided notion of what patriotism is I think that that has what we grow up in this country very often with the idea which is inculcated from the beginning pledge allegiance to the flag say the star spangled banner exault military heroism the idea to be patriotic means to support whatever the government does and if you oppose the government you criticize government to being unpatriotic to…

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Noam Chomsky – The Crimes of U.S. Presidents

Noam Chomsky – The Crimes of U.S. Presidents

You said that if the Nuremberg principles were applied, every post-World War II president would be indictable. It’s probably true. -Can we run down them real fast? What did Eisenhower do that would indict him? -Eisenhower overthrew the conservative nationalist government of Iran with a military coup. He overthrew the first and last democratic government in Guatemala by military coup and invasion, leading to years of… In Iran it led to 25 years of brutal dictatorship, finally overthrown in 79….

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5 Things I Love About Vietnam 🇻🇳 Hanoi Travel

5 Things I Love About Vietnam 🇻🇳 Hanoi Travel

In today’s video, I’m gonna tell you the five things I love about Vietnam! What is going on YouTube? I’m actually not in Hanoi Vietnam anymore, I’m in Chiang Mai Thailand. I just got here a couple days ago and I’m really missing Hanoi. So I figured I’d make a video talking about the five things that I love about Hanoi. These five things are in no particular order it’s just five things that I really loved about living in…

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Nationalism in India| Class 10| CBSE| Eyebot studies

Nationalism in India| Class 10| CBSE| Eyebot studies

Vietnam A socialist Republic nation of today has emerged only since the second half of the 20th century after great hardship and much bloodshed It all began in 1858 when the French troops landed in Vietnam to colonize the nation Colonialism is sense of building and maintaining of colonies in one territory by the people from another territory and Exploiting it economically their belief with was a backward country And it was the responsibility of the French to modernize it…

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Why Isn’t Communism as Hated as Nazism?

Why Isn’t Communism as Hated as Nazism?

When people describe particularly evil individuals or regimes, why is it that they use the terms “Nazi” or “fascist,” but almost never “communist?” Given the unparalleled amount of human suffering communists have caused, why is “communist” so much less a term of revulsion than “Nazi?” Communists killed 70 million people in China, more than 20 million people in the Soviet Union (not including about 5 million Ukrainians), and almost one out of every three Cambodians. And communists enslaved entire nations…

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What Is Communism?

What Is Communism?

As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States improve, we wanted to look at the political philosophy behind the long embargoed nation. Cuba is one of the last communist dictatorships left in the world, and since extreme anti-communist sentiments in the mid 20th century, the philosophy has been a regular fixture in political discussions. So we wanted to know, what exactly is communism? Well, there are a number of overlapping philosophies and socioeconomic systems that can be described as…

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The Song that Fooled America (feat. Conjecture)

The Song that Fooled America (feat. Conjecture)

>>ALEX: Hey guys, I’m here, let’s get technical. John Green, vlogbrother and author of many bestselling books, has often says that books’ meanings belong to their readers.>>JOHN GREEN: The reading experience would be equally rich with or without authorial intent. But sometimes, readers, or, in today’s case, listeners, completely miss the point entirely. And there is no better example of that then Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the USA.>>BRUCE: (singing) Born down in a dead man’s town The first kick I…

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21. Vietnam and Algeria

21. Vietnam and Algeria

Professor John Merriman: Okay, by the way there was big trouble over the weekend in a suburb. Next week, the last day, I’m going to talk about the problem, so-called problem of the suburbs. There was a big problem the other night and when a policeman ran down two kids on a scooter, a scooter, and they were both killed apparently. And, so, there’s a lot of riots again going on. So, you can–again you can follow this, if you…

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Howard Zinn – You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train- A People’s History

Howard Zinn – You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train- A People’s History

Welcome to books of our times produced by the massachusetts school of law today we shall discuss two books by one of america’s most famous historians of any political stripe and certainly the most famous american historian from the left howard inn the two books are you can’t be neutral on a moving train a personal history of our times and failure to quit reflections of an optimistic historian professors zinn is also the author of one of the most…

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Making Sense of the War: Protest and Patriotism

Making Sense of the War: Protest and Patriotism

– Good afternoon, I want to welcome everybody to this afternoon’s session on protests against the war. Historians commonly refer to on the one hand, the war in Vietnam, and then also the war at home. The Vietnam War was the most divisive war in our history. It really tore the country apart. We’re still dealing with a lot of that. Just by comparison, World War I was the other unpopular war, but for the United States, our involvement only…

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