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How do you deal with discrimination on social media? | Anne Frank House How do you deal with discrimination on social media? | Anne Frank House

I want to react to it, my hands itch. I want to say that I don’t agree. But it’s pointless. How do you deal with discrimination on social media? It happened to me on Instagram that an account started to follow me. With two followers, you know, one of those anonymous, sketchy accounts. And he…

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Understanding the rise of China | Martin Jacques Understanding the rise of China | Martin Jacques

The world is changing with really remarkable speed. If you look at the chart at the top here, you’ll see that in 2025, these Goldman Sachs projections suggest that the Chinese economy will be almost the same size as the American economy. And if you look at the chart for 2050, it’s projected that the…

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Welding 101 for Hobbyists (and Nerds) Welding 101 for Hobbyists (and Nerds)

I got something fancy for Christmas this year. This is my new TIG welding machine, which I’ve already christened in the typical Practical Engineering fashion. I’m a welding newbie and currently absorbing anything I can on the subject, so while I learn, I thought I would take the time to boil down some of that…

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A Quiet Place (feat. Oscar-nominated sound team) A Quiet Place (feat. Oscar-nominated sound team)

Hi, I’m Michael. This is Lessons from the Screenplay. (monster lands) Sound always plays a particularly important role in the horror genre, whether it’s a hair-raising score, a terrifying effect, or just a noise that gives away a character’s location. (crash) But “A Quiet Place” takes this a step further, making sound itself a key…

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Venezuela crisis: A brief history | IN 60 SECONDS Venezuela crisis: A brief history | IN 60 SECONDS

What’s playing out on headlines and television screens today in Venezuela is a confrontation with the narco- dictatorship. It began in 1998 when Hugo Chavez was elected. He immediately began to dismantle the democratic institutions of Venezuela, and consolidate power into the hands of the executive. That revolution also made common cause with narco-traffickers, with…

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PS. Explain This: The Urban Employment Challenge PS. Explain This: The Urban Employment Challenge

Since the start of the Industrial Revolution, the promise of greater economic opportunity has been the most potent driver of urbanization. But many cities today are failing to deliver on that promise. Globally, labor forces are growing fast. Sub-Saharan Africa’s workforce grows by about eight million people per year. South Asia’s grows by one million…

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Does the Left Want to Destroy History? Does the Left Want to Destroy History?

Hello everyone, today I want to talk about monuments. Specifically, Confederate monuments in the United States; and I know I’m a bit late to the party on this one, but I feel like the discussion there isn’t really settled, and it’s also relevant beyond US borders. The first time I got wind of this debate…

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Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen? | Philosophy Tube Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen? | Philosophy Tube

I used to love the Royal Family. I used to like the idea of Britain being a monarchy. And I don’t anymore. Over the last few years I’ve gotten steadily more left wing and I’ve changed my mind about a number of things, but strangely the Royal Family was one of the last things that…

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A secessionist and a black nationalist pledge peaceful dialogue after Charlotteville A secessionist and a black nationalist pledge peaceful dialogue after Charlotteville

HARI SREENIVASAN: In response to the recent events in Charlottesville, something interesting happened in Charleston, South Carolina, yesterday that could be a road map forward. A secessionist and a black nationalist came together to make sure the racial tensions in their town do not lead to what happened in Charlottesville. They agreed to what they’re…

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Asian History Documentary Asian History Documentary

The modern age may feature many regions which make up Asia. The history of Middle East, South Asia and East Asia is what makes up the entire Asian history. The coastline fringe has witnessed some of the greatest civilizations of history. The region had both ethnic and historical consistency. The civilizations shared their cultures and…

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