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Africa’s Cowboy Capitalists (Part 1/3) Africa’s Cowboy Capitalists (Part 1/3)

[MUSIC PLAYING] IAN COX: As Americans, we put a lot of stake in how we’re all about the frontier and we have the frontier spirit. All of that kind of stuff is kind of in the history books now. But I think there is a group of individuals in America, and they still have that…

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Documentary about Conscious Capitalism (2014) | Trailer Documentary about Conscious Capitalism (2014) | Trailer

We have made immoral behavior far more profitable. We have, in the course of the changes in our society, been establishing greater and greater incentives for people to behave in ways that most of us regard as immoral. (announcer) It’s new, it’s automatic, it dictates, records, seals, sterilizes, stamps and delivers in one operation, without…

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Welcome to the CLASS WAR! – Why Capitalism SUCKS – Part 2 Welcome to the CLASS WAR! – Why Capitalism SUCKS – Part 2

Hello and welcome to part 2 of Why Capitalism Sucks. If you missed part 1, there’s a link in the description. Otherwise, let’s get on with the show. This is Bob. Bob makes bicycles. It’s hard work putting together bicycles by hand in a dusty garage, but Bob loves the work. He loves making high…

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Love, Inc. — how romance and capitalism could destroy our future | Laurie Essig | TEDxVienna Love, Inc. — how romance and capitalism could destroy our future | Laurie Essig | TEDxVienna

Translator: Gabriella Chihan Stanley Reviewer: Denise RQ On a warm and sunny day in 2011, I stood in a crowd of a million people in central London for the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Conducting interviews with those around me, I was struck by their great joy and optimism about the future;…

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5/18 Remembering history of May 18 Democracy Movement 5/18 Remembering history of May 18 Democracy Movement

Today marks the 36th anniversary of the May 18th pro-democracy movement,… a day as important now for Korea as it was more than three-and-a-half decades ago. The movement laid the groundwork for the democracy South Koreans enjoy today. For more on what unfolded on this day in 1980 in the southwestern city of Gwangju,… our…

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Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr

So, on the day after the Brexit vote, in June 2016, when Britain woke up to the shock of discovering that we’re leaving the European Union, my editor at the “Observer” newspaper in the UK asked me to go back to South Wales, where I grew up, and to write a report. And so I…

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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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Socialist AOC DESTROYS Ben Shapiro Debate Challenge! Socialist AOC DESTROYS Ben Shapiro Debate Challenge!

Hi, I really just wanted to make a direct appeal to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the future of the democratic party according to Tom Perez head of the DNC. Last week, Ben Shapiro offered a (borderline illegal) $10,000 to convince rising Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to debate him. I am going to have so much fun with…

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How is Jurassic Park A Commentary on Capitalism? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios How is Jurassic Park A Commentary on Capitalism? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

Here’s an idea. “Jurassic Park” is about the inherent moral dangers of capitalism. [THEME NOISES] OK. So a little while ago, while we were traveling, we posted some Idea Channel spots that were aired on PBS broadcast. I know. It’s crazy, right? So along with those posts, we gave you guys some interim ideas to…

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CUBA’s Black Market – Where Capitalism Meets Street Smarts CUBA’s Black Market – Where Capitalism Meets Street Smarts

Some Cubans choose to earn their living in the black market. It’s a tough way to make a buck. Marco works six days a week fixing lighters, and barely makes ends meet. He earns two pesos – about 8 cents – for each repair. If they’re well and truly broken, he strips them down for…

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