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Slavoj Žižek reads “Is Capitalism Humane?” by Milton Friedman (Speech Synthesis) Slavoj Žižek reads “Is Capitalism Humane?” by Milton Friedman (Speech Synthesis)

What I want to talk about is really an issue which is very much related to the whole problem of human freedom. It has to do with the question of whether capitalism is humane and what you mean by that. I am sure many of you have heard the old story about the two Poles…

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Will Ideology Block Opportunity? Regulatory Reform in the Communications Sector: A Policy Forum Will Ideology Block Opportunity? Regulatory Reform in the Communications Sector: A Policy Forum

Welcome everyone and thank you for joining us. before we get started, I just want to draw some attention You might have noticed the signs all over the seats for the hashtag for this event, which is #GTownPolicy So, hopefully we’re going to have a robust engagement with our friends online in addition to you…

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 5: The University System The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 5: The University System

Thomas: “The Church is the enemy of knowledge and learning,” Her opponents say. Well then, why did She give birth to the university system? It’s another forbidden question and we’re going to look at it today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Thomas: Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Thomas…

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Ron Paul: Stop the Police State, Repeal the PATRIOT Act! Ron Paul: Stop the Police State, Repeal the PATRIOT Act!

Hello, this is Ron Paul with your update for Monday, January 3rd. The year 2011 brings in a host of opportunities and challenges to America. Will we accelerate toward economic insolvency by continuing the policies that have created this crisis, or will a new Congress elected on the energy of the Tea Party movement find…

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The Treaty of Versailles And The Economic Consequences Of The Peace I THE GREAT WAR 1919 The Treaty of Versailles And The Economic Consequences Of The Peace I THE GREAT WAR 1919

This episode of The Great War was made possible by our supporters on Patreon. 2019/1919 was a crazy year for The Great War channel and we just want to say a big thank you to everyone who supports us on Patreon. In light of YouTube’s moves against history channels this year, your support is doubly…

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The state of the climate — and what we might do about it | Nicholas Stern The state of the climate — and what we might do about it | Nicholas Stern

We are at a remarkable moment in time. We face over the next two decades two fundamental transformations that will determine whether the next 100 years is the best of centuries or the worst of centuries. Let me illustrate with an example. I first visited Beijing 25 years ago to teach at the People’s University…

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 10: Concept of Rights and Law The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 10: Concept of Rights and Law

Thomas: So where did we get the idea of individual rights? Do I even need to answer that question by now? Fr om the Catholic Church, believe it or not. We’r e going to talk about that, and a lot more, today on The Catholic Chur ch: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic…

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 12: Anti-Catholic Atrocities The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 12: Anti-Catholic Atrocities

Today we’r e going to observe Western civilization turning against its own builders. We’r e going to look at some of the forgotten episodes of martyrdom in the modern period. So join me for stories of tragedy and her oism today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder…

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 11: Origins of International Law

We’ve heard a great deal over the years about the terrible demographic tragedy that struck the peoples of the New World in the Age of Discovery, but who were the greatest and most outspoken critics of the abuses of the natives? Catholic theologians. Let’s talk about this issue today on The Catholic Church: Builder of…

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