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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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White Nationalism, Liberal Democracy, And The Historical Myths of Whiteness w/ Rhyd Wildermuth White Nationalism, Liberal Democracy, And The Historical Myths of Whiteness w/ Rhyd Wildermuth

so if they were to go back far enough into like say the Vikings or something right in the Viking lore you know that that would somehow support their views that they have now like they’re trying to turn their their whiteness into something that can be associated with their their ethnic heritage but so…

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Unity in Diversity? (E12 Intro) Unity in Diversity? (E12 Intro)

Hello and welcome again to African Elements. In this episode, Unity In Diversity? We look at the various often conflicting elements of black nationalism in the struggle for black liberation and self-determination, and specifically at Maulana Karenga and his notion of cultural nationalism within the US organization. Is conflict inevitable between black nationalist organizations such…

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Ideological Divides (E12 S2) Ideological Divides (E12 S2)

Black nationalist philosophy was not the only ideology in use in the black liberation struggle. The ideology of non-violent passive resistance as practiced by Dr. Martin Luther King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and groups like the Congress on Racial Equality or CORE, represented a fundamentally different approach to the black liberation struggle, that…

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Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8 Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, last time, we were focusing on queens and kings and rivalries.Today we’re gonna take a break from struggles over religion and political disputes that made for so much violence and look instead at some basics of everyday life–the foods people ate centuries ago,…

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The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman #OrdinaryWomen The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman #OrdinaryWomen

Years before her critics dubbed her one of the most dangerous people in America, a young woman named Emma Goldman found herself at a dance. Although she was a political activist attending the event to gain support for her cause, she also just loved dancing — so much so that one of her allies took…

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Rooster Teeth Animated Adventures – The Dolphin Experiment Rooster Teeth Animated Adventures – The Dolphin Experiment

Gus: The other day I was reading these stories about fucked up experiments that had been done in the past. The government funded this experiment. They wanted to teach dolphins to speak. [laughter] Gus: So they built a house that was partially flooded so that a woman and a dolphin could live together. So they…

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Ireland’s Abandoned Mansion of Napoleon’s Nemesis Ireland’s Abandoned Mansion of Napoleon’s Nemesis

The tree you see in front of you called the king oak is the focus of a local superstition Which states that when a branch Falls it predicts the death of a member of the owning buri family the king oak was struck in 1963 by lightning causing the loss of a large branch Colonel…

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Andrzej Wajda – ‘Ashes’ and Polish nationalists (87/222) Andrzej Wajda – ‘Ashes’ and Polish nationalists (87/222)

What was most important was what happened at the end of this event, namely when we finished our film it turned out that there was an extreme nationalist group slowly arising in Poland against Gomułka, and that it had followers in all walks of life, including among film-makers. This group aligned itself with General Moczar…

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The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5 The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course U.S. History. And today we’re going to discuss the events that led to the events that led to the American revolution. So, we’ll begin with the Seven Years War which, as Crash Course World History fans will remember, Winston Churchill referred to as as the “First World…

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