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Economic Update: Socialism Past, Present, and Future [CLIP]
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Economic Update: Socialism Past, Present, and Future [CLIP]

The socialists of the past focused too exclusively, too much on who owned the means of production, and how distribution of goods and services was to be worked out. What they didn’t focus on, was how production itself was organized.

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Capitalism Hits Home: Sugar Arrangements: Intimate Personal Connection For Sale – Part 1
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Capitalism Hits Home: Sugar Arrangements: Intimate Personal Connection For Sale – Part 1

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; and today I’m talking about a development in US predatory capitalism with its

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‘Joker’ Smashes Box Office Record Despite Controversy | NBC News Now
Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)
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Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Chris Anderson asked me if I could put the last 25 years of anti-poverty campaigning into 10 minutes for TED. That’s an Englishman asking an Irishman to be succinct. (Laughter) I said, “Chris, that

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The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale of Three Brothers
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The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale of Three Brothers

Once upon a time, there were three brothers, triplets, named Tom, Dick, and Harry Class. They were raised in the same home, with the same parents, had the same IQ, same skills and same opportunities. Each was married and had

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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman
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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less,

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I was an MS-13 gang member. Here’s how I got out. | Gerardo Lopez | TEDxMileHigh
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I was an MS-13 gang member. Here’s how I got out. | Gerardo Lopez | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Saif Alkilany Reviewer: Bob Prottas You might have heard about them in the news – They’d been called murderers, violent, destructive, lawbreaking and criminals. And I can tell you that a lot of what you heard is true, because

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What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein
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What young women believe about their own sexual pleasure | Peggy Orenstein

For several years now, we’ve been engaged in a national debate about sexual assault on campus. No question — it’s crucial that young people understand the ground rules for consent, but that’s where the conversation about sex is ending. And

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Why I’m done trying to be “man enough” | Justin Baldoni
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Why I’m done trying to be “man enough” | Justin Baldoni

As an actor, I get scripts and it’s my job to stay on script, to say my lines and bring to life a character that someone else wrote. Over the course of my career, I’ve had the great honor playing

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