USAID Democracy

Hello. I’m standing here in front of some of the remnants of the infamous Berlin Wall. And this is a good place to kick off the USAID Democracy Campaign. For coming months, you’re gonna hear about the importance of democracy and our work at USAID. You know, we believe the purpose of foreign assistance must […]

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Communism & Socialism – What are the main differences?

Communism & Socialism – What are the main differences?

Hello everyone! I am Simone and welcome to my channel! In this video I will try to explain in a simple and practical way the main differences between communism and socialism On this subject, there are about two centuries full of academic studies, research papers, manifestos, books, schools of thought, ideologies. For this reason I […]

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Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values

Viktor Orban angry at EU’s criticism of Hungary’s democratic values

In an unusual visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched a sharp attack on MEPs after they criticized the state of democracy in Hungary. Orban strongly defended his government’s record as the Parliament presented a report calling Budapest to remove constitutional changes that some claim limit democracy […]

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The Story of Citizens United v. FEC

The Story of Citizens United v. FEC

In season 1 of The Story of Stuff, we looked at a system that creates way too much stuff, and way too little of what we really want. Now we’re going to start looking at the stories behind the Story of Stuff. That’s where we’ll find ways to turn this situation around. Welcome to Season […]

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GOP Has Long Term Control Of Govt Through The Judiciary

GOP Has Long Term Control Of Govt Through The Judiciary

Tax reform is dominating the headlines. But there’s those headlines that often keeps us distracted from another story with potentially more catastrophic consequences. That is Republican Senator Mitch McConnell’s plan to confirm his ninth federal judge. Joining me in a talk about this is Farron Cousins, Executive Editor for The Trial Lawyer magazine. Farron, what […]

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Capitalism Hits Home: Capitalism, Socialism and Communism

Capitalism Hits Home: Capitalism, Socialism and Communism

Hello, this is Dr. Harriet Fraad on Capitalism Hits Home, an interpersonal update. This is a show about the intersection of capitalism, class, and our personal lives. Today’s podcast on Capitalism Hits Home is about what is class? What is a class revolution? What does it mean when we talk about feudalism, capitalism, state capitalism, […]

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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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