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Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing Slavoj Žižek on Political Correctness: Why “Tolerance” Is Patronizing

I know that there is a lot of sexual harassment, racism and so on in our lives and I don’t doubt that the majority of people who promote political correctness mean it sincerely. I’m not saying that. I’m not saying in the way of right wing paranoia that they are evil people who want to…

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The Horrible Life of People In Soviet Gulags The Horrible Life of People In Soviet Gulags

The Soviet Gulag, infamous slave labor camps that persisted for three decades and killed hundreds of thousands of Soviet citizens. Years after the fall of the Soviet Union and the lifting of the iron curtain, details on the Soviet gulag can still be hard to come across, and survivors even rarer. Most prisoners were worked…

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Trump Tweets To Appeal To His White Nationalist Base Trump Tweets To Appeal To His White Nationalist Base

Farron, the President went on this week to question, I don’t know. There’s a lot of people who are interpreting this in many different ways, but Donald Trump clearly feels like Abraham Lincoln may have dropped the ball a little bit. He is clearly, and there’s been a lot of talk about how Steve Bannon…

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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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Noam Chomsky (1997) – Anarchism and Other Topics (MUST WATCH!!) subtitles Noam Chomsky (1997) – Anarchism and Other Topics (MUST WATCH!!) subtitles

men and women from the press want to talk about you want this recorded? sure anything …anarchism is bomb-throwing Mayhem? What is it that attracts you to anarchism? Anarchism has nothing to do with bomb-throwing mayhem it’s uh… anarchism is a point-of-view which…first of all it covers a lot of things; political,… rhetoric,… is not…

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Colonization of Africa – summary from mid-15th century to 1980 Colonization of Africa – summary from mid-15th century to 1980

In the middle of the 15th century, central and southern Africa is still unknown to Europe. However, for centuries the Arabs operated trade routes crossing the vast Sahara desert transporting to the Mediterranean gold, ivory and slaves. Europe is more interested in profitable trade routes from Asia, especially the import of silk and spices. But…

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16. Athenian Democracy (cont.) 16. Athenian Democracy (cont.)

Professor Donald Kagan: I was trying to describe to you how the Athenian democracy in its full form, after the reforms that were instituted by Pericles, after the death of Ephialtes, how that system worked and I had described what we would call the legislative branch and the much less significant executive branch, and now…

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The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24 The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

Hi, my name is John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna talk about slavery. Slavery is not funny. In fact, it is very near the top of the list of things that aren’t funny, so today’s episode is gonna be a little light on the jokes but, I’m gonna help…

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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10 Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course US History, and today we’re going to discuss Thomas Jefferson. We’re going to learn about how America became a thriving nation of small, independent farmers, eschewing manufacturing and world trade, and becoming the richest and most powerful nation in the world in the 19th century, all thanks…

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The Election of 1860 & the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18 The Election of 1860 & the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course US History and today we discuss one of the most confusing questions in American history: What caused the Civil War? Just kidding it’s not a confusing question at all: Slavery caused the Civil War. Mr. Green, Mr. Green, but what about, like, states rights and nationalism, economics…

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