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Peter Joseph – Defining Peace Peter Joseph – Defining Peace

Peter Joseph The Zeitgeist Movement ‘Defining Peace’ lecture February 12th, 2012 ‘ZFest’ Tel Aviv, Israel Shalom! At times like this, I really wish I spoke Hebrew. I have no idea what he just said, but I’m going to make a quick introduction before I begin the formal speech in great gratitude to The Zeitgeist Movement…

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Armistice – But Peace? I THE GREAT WAR Week 225 Armistice – But Peace? I THE GREAT WAR Week 225

What can I say about this week this week the war ends I’m indy neidell. Welcome to the great war Last week what was left of the austro-hungarian Empire signed an armistice leaving Germany as the last man standing of the Central Powers the Allies advanced all week in the West and cut the Germans…

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Vatican Diplomacy: Three Models Vatican Diplomacy: Three Models

– Welcome everyone. And I’d like to thank all of you for coming this afternoon. I’m Shaun Casey, Director of the Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs here at Georgetown University. On behalf of my colleagues at the Center, as well as our colleagues in the office of the President who helped make…

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Predatory Capitalism and War for Oil Predatory Capitalism and War for Oil

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. And we pick up our series of interviews with Larry Wilkerson. Thanks again for joining us. LAWRENCE WILKERSON: Sure. JAY: So in ’93, Colin Powell retires and you go back to teaching. So pick up the story. WILKERSON: Let me just back…

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Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism

I would like to talk to you about a story about a small town kid. I don’t know his name, but I do know his story. He lives in a small village in southern Somalia. His village is near Mogadishu. Drought drives the small village into poverty and to the brink of starvation. With nothing…

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The Globalization of the American Cultural Wars The Globalization of the American Cultural Wars

– My name is Kristina Stoeckl. I’m from the University of Innsbruck in Austria. I’m here at the Berkley Center because this public panel discussion is the closing event of a two day workshop where we already discussed these questions of the role of Russia in the globalizing culture wars. Let me introduce the panel.…

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Nationalism is Glorified Tribalism Nationalism is Glorified Tribalism

I wonder why human beings throughout the world don’t see this simple fact, that you cannot possibly have peace on earth if you are nationalistically divided. Nationalism is merely the glorification of tribalism, and every politician right throughout the world maintains this tribalism, this division. This has been the history of mankind, and nobody has…

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Is the EU Democratic? Does Your Vote Matter? Is the EU Democratic? Does Your Vote Matter?

Being a citizen of the European Union means that many aspects of our lives are regulated by a weird entity. It feels like a huge bureaucracy is making decisions over our heads. Many Europeans think that their vote in the EU elections doesn’t count, and that the EU is not democratic. How democratic is the…

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Safe and Sorry – Terrorism & Mass Surveillance Safe and Sorry – Terrorism & Mass Surveillance

Terrorism is very scary, especially when it happens close to home and not in some faraway place. Nobody likes to be afraid, and we were eager to make the fear go away. So we demanded more security. In the last decade, it’s become increasingly normal for civil liberties to be eroded and for government agencies…

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