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The colossal problem with universal basic income | Douglas Rushkoff
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The colossal problem with universal basic income | Douglas Rushkoff

DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF: For a long time I was a fan of universal basic income. And the logic I had was that I always hear politicians talking about, ‘Let’s create jobs for people. That’s what we need is jobs, more jobs,’

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Friedrich von Hayek and Robert Chitester Part I (U1011) – Full Video
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Friedrich von Hayek and Robert Chitester Part I (U1011) – Full Video

♪ Music ♪ Reality – captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. ♪ Music ♪ The Idea Channel. I’d like to start talking about something that– In the United States right now, there’s a fad, and you may

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Guam: Why America’s Most Isolated Territory Exists
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Guam: Why America’s Most Isolated Territory Exists

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Start building your website for free at squarespace.com/wendover and then when you’re ready to launch, use the code “wendover” for 10% off. If you were just dropped in this place with no prior

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Wayne Gretzky and the modern economy | IN 60 SECONDS
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Wayne Gretzky and the modern economy | IN 60 SECONDS

Wayne Gretzky — arguably the greatest hockey player of all time — said he didn’t skate to the puck, but to where the puck was going. Ice hockey is a fluid, unpredictable game. He couldn’t know how the game would

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Edward Thorp: Beating The Market and Casinos With Mathematics
Daniel Kahneman: “Thinking, Fast and Slow” | Talks at Google
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Daniel Kahneman: “Thinking, Fast and Slow” | Talks at Google

>>John Boyd: All right. I’m John Boyd. It is my great pleasure to introduce Professor Kahneman today. And I just want to give you a brief background on his outstanding career. He started in 1954 received his bachelors in experimental

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The Power of Choice: The Life and Ideas of Milton Friedman – Full Video
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The Power of Choice: The Life and Ideas of Milton Friedman – Full Video

Outside the walls of a thousand year old medieval city a revolution is in progress. Today we are really getting integrated. Not just into European Union, but into the whole of the world. Once dominated by Soviet Communism, free markets

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Border adjustment tax explained | IN 60 SECONDS
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Border adjustment tax explained | IN 60 SECONDS

House Republicans have proposed a blueprint for tax reform, under which the United States would adopt a system of destination-based cash flow taxation at the corporate level. What does it mean for corporate taxation to be destination-based, as opposed to

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In The Red: The Politics of Public Debt Accumulation in Developed Countries
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In The Red: The Politics of Public Debt Accumulation in Developed Countries

[MUSIC PLAYING] Well, good afternoon, everyone. And for once, we’ll start on time. Welcome to the, as I like to start calling it now, the kabob and curry seminar. I’m glad we’re here and enjoying– see, I basically live for

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Financial Literacy
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Financial Literacy

hi its Jill Schlesinger and on this episode of Jill on money we’re still celebrating financial literacy month so we teach math everyday in every class every year from kindergarten through 12th grade and yet when we look at the

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