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Immigrant voices make democracy stronger | Sayu Bhojwani Immigrant voices make democracy stronger | Sayu Bhojwani

Good evening. My journey to this stage began when I came to America at the age of 17. You see, I’m one of the 84 million Americans who are immigrants or children of immigrants. Each of us has a dream when we come here, a dream that usually has to be rewritten and always has…

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5. Liberal capitalism increases the average standard of living 5. Liberal capitalism increases the average standard of living

the next argument focus is not so much on capitalism’s productive ability how much wealth it produces but rather on the distribution of wealth in a society one characteristic of capitalism in the modern world after the Industrial Revolution particularly was the development of mass production of goods obviously for the masses mass-produced clothing mass-produced…

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Market Capitalism Model Part 1 Market Capitalism Model Part 1

>>So what we’re going to look at right now are the models that describe interactions between business, government, and society. Now this is one of the most important concepts in this course. You might want to pay attention, okay? This will be on your individual written assessment. This will be on your written case study,…

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Are we really living in a democracy? | Joaquin Marcano | TEDxHECParis Are we really living in a democracy? | Joaquin Marcano | TEDxHECParis

Translator: Shiyuan Zhang Reviewer: Zsófia Herczeg So let’s play a game. All you have to do if you want to participate is raise your hand when prompted. So the game consists of voting if you want what’s inside of box A or box B. So who wants box A? Raise your hand. All the way…

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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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Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis

Theater matters because democracy matters. Theater is the essential art form of democracy, and we know this because they were born in the same city. In the late 6th century BC, the idea of Western democracy was born. It was, of course, a very partial and flawed democracy, but the idea that power should stem…

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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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This is what democracy looks like | Anthony D. Romero This is what democracy looks like | Anthony D. Romero

Silicon Valley is obsessed with disruption, but these days, the biggest disruptor didn’t come out of Silicon Valley. It came out of steel towns in Ohio, rural communities in Pennsylvania, the Panhandle in Florida. And this last US presidential election was the mother of all disruptions. Once again, politics is personal. Millions of Americans became…

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How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly

Like many of you, I’m often frustrated by the democratic process. It’s messy, it’s complicated, it’s often inefficient. Our political leaders feel disconnected from the concerns of ordinary people. Many feel that voting every few years for leaders disconnected from their daily challenges is pointless. But before we reject democracy, let’s imagine what it could…

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Disrupting democracy: Nynke Tromp at TEDxDelft Disrupting democracy: Nynke Tromp at TEDxDelft

Translator: Daniel Martinez Reviewer: Capa Girl In my work, both as a designer and a researcher, I try to understand how we can develop deceptively simple changes, to tackle complex social issues. And today I would like to propose such a change for our democratic system. Because the way we have organized our democracy now,…

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