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Internet and democracy: Alban Martin at TEDxRennes Internet and democracy: Alban Martin at TEDxRennes

If I were told that I would be greeted as a rock star to talk about democracry, I would have come earlier on TED stage usually I do not speak in front of such a massive and warm audience So I am very happy to talk with you about this topic of democracy Usually it…

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Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis

Theater matters because democracy matters. Theater is the essential art form of democracy, and we know this because they were born in the same city. In the late 6th century BC, the idea of Western democracy was born. It was, of course, a very partial and flawed democracy, but the idea that power should stem…

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Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan 2013 Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan 2013

Well, I stand strong on those that come before me; I have to call on my ancestors and let them know that I have not forgotten them. I stand strong because I stand on the shoulders of your ancestors as well. I want them to know that I have not forgotten them. I am an…

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Santa Cruz County  Board of Supervisors 9/10/19 Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors 9/10/19

– All right good morning everybody. I’m gonna call to order the Board of Supervisors meeting for September 10, 2019. Call to order and ask the clerk to call the roll. – [Clerk] Good morning Supervisor Leopold. – Here. – Here. – [Clerk] Caput. – Here. – [Clerk] McPherson. – Here. – [Clerk] And Chair…

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Isn’t it time for TRUE democracy?  | Jon Barnes | TEDxGroningen Isn’t it time for TRUE democracy? | Jon Barnes | TEDxGroningen

Translator: lisa thompson Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Before we start, I want to introduce my grandma to you guys. Here she is. We call her mama. This summer, we celebrated her 95th birthday, so she’s been alive almost a century. She’s seen commercial flights, TV, the internet, so a lot of change, as well…

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Extreme Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Change Extreme Cities: Ground Zero for Climate Change

>>CITIES, THEY’RE OUR BIGGEST PROBLEM ON THE CLIMATE FRONT, BUT THEY MAY ALSO HAVE THE CLUES TO OUR BEST SOLUTIONS. IT ALL DEPENDS ON HOW WE TACKLE THE CRISIS. CITIES ARE KEY. THAT’S THIS WEEK ON THE LAURA FLANDERS SHOW, THE PLACE WHERE THE PEOPLE WHO SAY IT CAN’T BE DONE TAKE A BACK SEAT…

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Why the U.S. is an anomaly among democracies | Eboo Patel Why the U.S. is an anomaly among democracies | Eboo Patel

So there’s a great book by Michael Walzer called What It Means to Be an American. And one of the things that he says is that for centuries, really from the time of the Greeks, political philosophers believed that the only way to have diversity in a society was for it to be an empire…

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Why You Believe in God and Capitalism Why You Believe in God and Capitalism

Hello everybody! A lot of capitalists seem to assume people who don’t work, yet still get a share of resources, are socialists gaming the system, when one could easily say they’re actually capitalists profiting off the work of others. Identical behavior viewed from different perspectives. I guess it depends on how we define work. I…

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We played ‘Monopoly: Socialism’ but aren’t sure what we learned We played ‘Monopoly: Socialism’ but aren’t sure what we learned

-Oh, hello. I didn’t see you there. Well, while I have you, let’s talk about Lizzie Magie. Lizzie Magie was an American game designer who acquired the patent for the original version of the game Monopoly called The Landlord’s Game in 1904. The game was meant to teach the progressive idea that all people should…

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