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Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo
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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PBS NewsHour full episode August 12, 2019
The War Against Boko Haram (Full Length)
Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure
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Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure

Over 40 years ago, US President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse public enemy number one, starting an unprecedented global campaign, the War on Drugs. Today, the numbers are in. The War on Drugs is a huge failure, with devastating unintended

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Donald Trump’s Political Fight Club: The Daily Show
Understanding Ukraine: The Problems Today and Some Historical Context
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Understanding Ukraine: The Problems Today and Some Historical Context

Good morning, Hank, it’s Tuesday. I want to talk about Ukraine today, but this is extremely complicated and I just want to apologize in advance for anything that I get wrong / leave out / over-simplify. Okay? Okay! So this

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VICE News Daily: Record Number of People Displaced by Conflict
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VICE News Daily: Record Number of People Displaced by Conflict

[Applause] it’s Thursday May 7th and here’s some of the news beyond the headlines Venezuelan police are investigating a mass grave in the country’s West seven badly decomposed bodies were found buried in a village on the Colombian border where

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Financing Change: Collaborative Approaches to Philanthropy | SkollWF 2018
State Budget and Kids & Domestic Violence Prevention Event & Morrison Institute New Leader
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State Budget and Kids & Domestic Violence Prevention Event & Morrison Institute New Leader

16:29:57:09 ��16:30:08:03 >>> Coming up next on "Arizona 16:30:10:06 Horizon," hear how Governor16:30:12:03 Ducey's proposed budget might 16:30:14:06 impact kids. 16:30:14:27 Also tonight we'll learn abouta 16:30:17:06 town hall aimed at ending16:30:18:12 domestic violence. 16:30:19:03 And we'll hear from the

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