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Democracy - A short introduction
 
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Learn more about the origins of Democracy at the Great Courses Plus: http://bit.ly/Learn-About-Democracy This is a 3 minute video to introduce the most basic concepts of a Democracy. Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens participate equally—either directly or indirectly through elected representatives—in the proposal, development, and creation of laws. It encompasses social, religious, cultural, ethnic and racial equality, justice, liberty and fraternity. To download the video, go here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B80QLbZggGszblRxZ3hLMU5kZWc/edit?usp=sharing More Info: - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy If you know of more links with good infos please let us know in the comments and we'll add them here. Collaboration: - Storyboard: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B80QLbZggGszcEE2N19EcjRlLVk&usp=sharing Please help us make this video better by collaborating on the scrip and storyboard. We're really looking forward to your comments :) === Video Script: Scene 1 The word democracy comes from the Greek words of “démos” which means “people” and “krátos” which means “power” or “rule”, So democracy basically means “the rule of the people.” Scene 2 Democracy first started as a direct democracy, in Greek cities, notably Ancient Athens, where people came together to speak about their concerns and opinions, in front of rulers of the city state, and directly voted on new rules and laws. Here is considered as the birthplace of democracy . Scene 3 So, For the very first time, decisions were made by the people instead of rulers... but sadly, the ancient greeks did not see all people equally. Slaves, women, children and the people who did not have a land weren’t allowed to vote. This is what we call a “flawed” democracy today. Scene 4 After the Greeks lost their power and influence in the first century AD, their early forms of democracy were also fading away until the Magna Carta was signed in 1215, which prevented the King of England to do whatever he wanted and said that even the King had to follow the country’s rules and laws which were written in the constitution. Scene 5 Today, most democracies are indirect or representative which means that you can’t vote for a new law yourself, but you can vote for people who then become law makers and present your interests. But democracy isn’t just about voting; it’s about everything to protect the best interests of the people, no matter what is their race, gender, political opinion, or religion. These interests can be human rights, quality of life, infrastructure and many more. Scene 6 Modern democracies divide powers into three different branches : the legislative (the people who make law), the executive (the people who make sure that you obey the law), and the judiciary (who judge you if you commit a crime). These three are independent and work following the process « checks and balances » which means all the work must be clear and fair. And, very important, the people who have power also must follow the law and not exceed their authority. Scene 7 In addition, a democratic government must work in a way that reflects the wish /feeling/desire and values of the society that it governs—this is also known as the « General Will », which is a concept developed by the famous Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Scene 8 One of the problems of democratic voting is that the biggest groups of people always have the most power and that’s why a good democracy also has laws to protect the rights of its smaller and weaker groups. A democracy where the majority chooses to separate, set apart, expel or injure its minority is not a functioning democracy! Scene 9 So, with those mentioned above, what do you think now about democracy? Winston Churchill once said: “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” Do you agree? === with love your MinuteVideos team https://minutevideos.com/
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Political Ideology: Crash Course Government and Politics #35
 
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So today Craig is going to look at political ideology in America. We're going to focus on liberals and conservatives and talk about the influencers of both of these viewpoints. Now, it's important to remember that political ideologies don't always perfectly correspond with political parties, and this correspondence becomes less and less likely over time. So, sure we can say that Democrats tend to be liberal and Republicans tend to be conservative, but we're not going to be talking about political parties in this episode. It's also important to note, that there are going to be a lot of generalizations here, as most peoples' ideologies fall on a spectrum, but we're going to try our best *crosses fingers* to summarize the most commonly held viewpoints for each of these positions as they are used pretty frequently in discussions of American politics. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org All attributed images are licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashC... Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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POLITICAL THEORY - Karl Marx
 
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Karl Marx remains deeply important today not as the man who told us what to replace capitalism with, but as someone who brilliantly pointed out certain of its problems. The School of Life, a pro-Capitalist institution, takes a look. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/O1tWri Download our App: https://goo.gl/kj9Vvr FURTHER READING “Most people agree that we need to improve our economic system somehow. It threatens our planet through excessive consumption, distracts us with irrelevant advertising, leaves people hungry and without healthcare, and fuels unnecessary wars. Yet we’re also often keen to dismiss the ideas of its most famous and ambitious critic, Karl Marx. This isn’t very surprising. In practice, his political and economic ideas have been used to design disastrously planned economies and nasty dictatorships. Frankly, the remedies Marx proposed for the ills of the world now sound a bit demented. He thought we should abolish private property. People should not be allowed to own things. At certain moments one can sympathise. But it’s like wanting to ban gossip or forbid watching television. It’s going to war with human behaviour. And Marx believed the world would be put to rights by a dictatorship of the proletariat; which does not mean anything much today. Openly Marxist parties received a total of only 1,685 votes in the 2010 UK general election, out of the nearly 40 million ballots cast…” You can read more on this and many other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org at this link: https://goo.gl/Rt3zri MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/93tGtZ Watch more films on POLITICAL THEORY in our playlist: http://bit.ly/2dma0Sn Do you speak a different language to English? Did you know you can submit Subtitles on all of our videos on YouTube? For instructions how to do this click here: https://goo.gl/1DEZOx SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Download our App: https://goo.gl/kj9Vvr Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Mike Booth http://www.YouTube.com/somegreybloke #TheSchoolOfLife
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Bureaucracy Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #15
 
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This week Craig Benzine discuses bureaucracies. Bureaucracies tend to be associated with unintelligible rules and time-wasting procedures, but they play an important, though controversial, role in governing. From the FDA to the EPA, these agencies were established to help the government manage and carry out laws much more efficiently - to bring the rule making and enforcement closer to the experts. But the federal bureaucracy (which is part of the executive branch) has a lot of power and sometimes acts likes Congress in creating regulations and like the courts through administrative adjudications. It's all a bit problematic for that whole "separation of powers" thing. So we'll talk about that too, and the arguments for and against increased federal bureaucracy. Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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POLITICAL THEORY - John Locke
 
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John Locke's greatness as a philosopher is based on his theories on childhood, his work on religious toleration and his concept of the rights of citizens. He helped to make us who we are. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Reflective films http://www.reflectivefilms.co.uk #TheSchoolOfLife
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Cooperative Principle 2:   Democratic Member Control
 
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http://MoElectricCoops.com http://AMEC.coop Barry Hart of Missouri's Electric Cooperatives discusses the principles all cooperatives operate under.
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POLITICAL THEORY - Thomas Hobbes
 
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Thomas Hobbes believed that it is always better to have security rather than liberty in a country. He was therefore deeply opposed to the English Civil War – and would have predicted the chaos of the Arab Spring. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam http://www.madadamfilms.co.uk #TheSchoolOfLife
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The European Union Explained*
 
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The European Union with a lot of asterisks. Support these videos: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey
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POLITICAL THEORY - John Rawls
 
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How do you get a society that provides basic decent services to all citizens? Political theorist John Rawls had a good idea, and it was called 'the veil of ignorance.' SUBSCRIBE to our channel for new films every week: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mike Booth http://www.YouTube.com/SomeGreyBloke #TheSchoolOfLife
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Passage of T-bill defies all principles of democracy: Dinesh Trivedi
 
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From the blacking out of the Lok Sabha TV feeds that were telecasting the proceedings in the Lok Sabha to the method in which the voice vote was carried out in the house, the entire process of passing the Telangana bill defied all tenets of democracy, said Dinesh Trivedi, MP of Trinamool Congress party. For more news from Headlines Today visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZdjh94PIFy6fDekDtWRRJQ
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All the Way Home (1957)  | When A Black Family Moves Next Door
 
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Demonstrates in a positive fashion that integrated communities can and do work. Exposes the property value fallacy and makes an appeal to reason and democratic principles. An examination of what happens in a community when a Negro family stops in front of a 'FOR SALE' sign. Dramatizes the unreason and prejudice which bar a solution to the integration problem in housing. - From the Prelinger Archive.
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Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics
 
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In which Craig Benzine introduces a brand new Crash Course about U.S. Government and Politics! This course will provide you with an overview of how the government of the United States is supposed to function, and we'll get into how it actually does function. The two aren't always the same thing. We'll be learning about the branches of government, politics, elections, political parties, pizza parties, and much, much more! Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Instagram - http://instagram.com/thecrashcourse Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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Public Service in a Democratic Republic
 
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Public servants provide technical expertise for carrying out the wishes of the people as expressed through elected policymakers. In this course, we will explore the role of public service in a democratic republic. A democratic republic is a country that is both a republic and a democracy. Common definitions of the terms democracy and republic often overlap, suggesting that many democracies function as republics, and many republics operate on democratic principles. A republic is state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives. A democracy is a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives. Public service is a politically neutral and responsive field of administration. Administration involves questions of how to get things done, while the politicians determined what things needed to be done in the first place. The ultimate purpose of a public servant is to sustain a democratic republic dedicated to the principle of ordered liberty.
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Capitalism and Socialism: Crash Course World History #33
 
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Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set to buy a set for your home or classroom. In which John Green teaches you about capitalism and socialism in a way that is sure to please commenters from both sides of the debate. Learn how capitalism arose from the industrial revolution, and then gave rise to socialism. Learn about how we got from the British East India Company to iPhones and consumer culture in just a couple of hundred years. Stops along the way include the rise of industrial capitalism, mass production, disgruntled workers, Karl Marx, and the Socialist Beard. The socialist reactions to the ills of capitalism are covered as well, and John discusses some of the ideas of Karl Marx, and how they've been implemented or ignored in various socialist states. Plus, there are robots! Resources: The Relentless Revolution by Joyce Appelby: http://dft.ba/-appelby The Marx-Engels Reader: http://dft.ba/-marxengels Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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Alexander Löw - Effectivity and impact of a surveilling jurisdication vs. democratic principles.
 
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Alexander Löw's talk at the WJA Barcelona International Conference on "The Internet: Challenges to Peace and Freedom" - May 2016. Several countries introduced laws for data preservation, account information; legal entities are using social networks and it-platforms to collect information about suspects, but with growing technical experience and possibilities extending it to the population. This presentation will discuss the current legislation with a technical prediction, the future psychological impacts and the coverage of (former) democratic principles.
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, the founding fathers decided try their hand at nation-building, and they created the Constitution of the United States, which you may remember as the one that says We The People at the top. John will tell you how the convention came together, some of the compromises that had to be made to pass this thing, and why it's very lucky that the framers installed a somewhat reasonable process for making changes to the thing. You'll learn about Shays' Rebellion, the Federalist Papers, the elite vs rabble dynamic of the houses of congress, and start to find out just what an anti-federalist is. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode.Founding Fathers debated over how to govern the new nation, beginning with the Articles of Confederation: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/articles-of-confederation When the Founding Fathers finally wrote the Constitution, they realized that they needed to add The Bill of Rights to get citizens on board with the new government: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-bill-of-rights Follow us: http://www.twitter.com/thecrashcourse http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen http://www.twitter.com/raoulmeyer http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica http://www.twitter.com/thoughtbubbler Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10
 
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In which John Green teaches you about founding father and third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson is a somewhat controversial figure in American history, largely because he, like pretty much all humans, was a big bundle of contradictions. Jefferson was a slave-owner who couldn't decide if he liked slavery. He advocated for small government, but expanded federal power more than either of his presidential predecessor. He also idealized the independent farmer and demonized manufacturing, but put policies in place that would expand industrial production in the US. Controversy may ensue as we try to deviate a bit from the standard hagiography/slander story that usually told about old TJ. John explores Jefferson's election, his policies, and some of the new nation's (literally and figuratively) formative events that took place during Jefferson's presidency. In addition to all this, Napoleon drops in to sell Louisiana, John Marshall sets the course of the Supreme Court, and John Adams gets called a tiny tyrant. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. Thomas Jefferson is remembered as the Founding Father responsible for saying all men are created equal in The Declaration of Independence: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-declaration-of-independence Jefferson didn't always practice what he preached though, as seen in his mixed views on American Indians: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/excerpts-from-thomas-jefferson-s-writings-on-american-indians Follow us! http://www.twitter.com/thecrashcourse http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/raoulmeyer http://www.twitter.com/thoughtbubbler http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Like us! http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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UU Principles Song (It's All About Dignity)
 
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It’s all about Dignity, every one of our days, for ourselves and for others. This road goes both ways. It’s all about Kindness, compassion and care. You know, that Golden Rule: treat everyone fair. It’s all about Spirit. That’s why we sing. heart, all religions are about the same thing. It’s all about Truth. Check the evidence. Keep your eyes open. Use your reason and sense. It’s about Democracy, a process that’s fair.In every kind of group, they lead best who share. It’s all about Justice. It’s all about Peace.When they’re lasting and real, there’ll be joy in the streets. It’s about Ecology - taking care of our home, preserving our planet. We’ve only got one. This is our story, what we take and give.These are our Principles. This is how we live.
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How is power divided in the United States government? - Belinda Stutzman
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-is-power-divided-in-the-united-states-government-belinda-stutzman Article II of the United States Constitution allows for three separate branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial), along with a system of checks and balances should any branch get too powerful. Belinda Stutzman breaks down each branch and its constitutionally-entitled powers. Lesson by Belinda Stutzman, animation by Johnny Chew.
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Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the end of World History, and the end of the world as we know it, kind of. For the last hundred years or so, it seemed that one important ingredient for running an economically successful country was a western-style democratic government. All evidence pointed to the idea that capitalist representative democracies made for the best economic outcomes. It turns out that isn't the only way to succeed. In the last 40 years or so, authoritarian capitalism as it's practiced in places like China and Singapore has been working really, really well. John is going to look at these systems and talk about why they work, and he's even going to make a few predictions about the future. Also, thanks for watching this series. It has been amazingly fun to create, and we appreciate all of you. Citation 1: John Micklethwait & Adrian Woolridge. The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State. Penguin, New York 2014 p. 68 Citation 2: Han Fook Kwang, ed., Lee Kuan Yew: The Man and His Ideas. Times Edition: 1997 p194 Citation 3: Quoted in Micklethwait & Woolridge, p155 Citation 4: Micklethwait & Woolridge, p159 Crash Course is now on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse TO: Noura M. AlMohaimeed FROM: Bodour K. AlGhamdi Happy Birthday to my easily excitable friend and companion, Noura. TO: Hank & John Green FROM: Owain Blackwood MESSAGE: Thanks a billion for helping me get into medical school! Thank you so much to all of our awesome supporters for their contributions to help make Crash Course possible and freely available for everyone forever: Sam Caldwell Sam Caldwell, again www.justplainsomething.com Leanne Gover Moti Lieberman Julie Anne Mathieu Jessica Baker Teodora Miclaus Christopher Keelty Anthony "Fishbot Engineer" M. Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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FLVS Civics: Going Global - Forms of Government
 
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Learn about democracy, oligarchy, and autocracy - the three main types of government.
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Libertarianism in 6 Minutes
 
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Libertarianism is a political movement that is all about creating the maximum amount of economic and social freedom. In the U.S. especially, Libertarians advocate the removal of all but the most necessary taxes to keep society functioning while removing any laws that infringe upon your rights of freedom of choice. In a nut shell you can do whatever you want as long as you do not harm or infringe upon another persons natural rights. Subscribe To My Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoFWz1e3VXKOoJ-E5cep1Eg Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Thought.Monkey.Community/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thought.monkey/ Music Credits: Intro - Phoniks - Got to My Head Main Video - Joakim Karud - Love Mode Sources: Libertarianism in U.S. vs. Europe: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libertarianism#Etymology Democratic/Republican Control of Presidential Debates: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commission_on_Presidential_Debates Why Haven't Other Countries Tried Libertarianism?: http://www.salon.com/2013/06/04/the_question_libertarians_just_cant_answer/ How Free Market Creates Aggressive Coercion: http://www.demos.org/blog/10/28/13/libertarians-are-huge-fans-economic-coercion Easterlin Paradox: https://hbr.org/2016/04/when-economic-growth-doesnt-make-countries-happier
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Principles of American Democracy
 
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This is a video that shows the basics of our government
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Max Weber Bureaucracy
 
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Max Weber's bureaucracy theory made major contributions to our understanding of organizational life. This legal-rational approach to organizing was meant to guard against the "particularism" that Weber saw around him. It is sometimes called bureaucratic management theory known for its rationalization of organizations. This video looks at bureaucracy theory basics. Alex's Book (Affiliate Link): Case Studies in Courageous Communication: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1433131234/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=alexlyon-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1433131234&linkId=6bfd9c333c786d16025c5a7c70a3ef4c My Current Camera Gear (Affiliate Links): Camera Rebel T5i https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BW6LWO4/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=alexlyon-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00BW6LWO4&linkId=504e12f13100f143d4df4e79731f206a Lens Canon 50mm: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00X8MRBCW/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=alexlyon-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00X8MRBCW&linkId=b0bfb7ea7439df39e744bfd303c53fee USB Microphone Blue Yeti: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002VA464S/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=alexlyon-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B002VA464S&linkId=a9d8b41ead5eb30f69342be95d3a3d22 Lavalier Microphone Rode Smartlav+: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EO4A7L0/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=alexlyon-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00EO4A7L0&linkId=c29c80d531374d347f8a78498b34d05d Audio Recorder: Tascam DR-05: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004OU2IQG/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=alexlyon-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B004OU2IQG&linkId=578b149b5807f2ec0f7f16c18e1c34f4 The Organizational Communication Channel provides video lessons for students and teachers everywhere to supplement traditional, hybrid, and 100% online courses.
How did Hitler rise to power? - Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-did-hitler-rise-to-power-alex-gendler-and-anthony-hazard Decades after the fall of the Third Reich, it feels impossible to understand how Adolf Hitler, the tyrant who orchestrated one of the largest genocides in human history, could ever have risen to power in a democratic country. So how did it happen, and could it happen again? Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard dive into the history and circumstances that allowed Hitler to become Führer of Germany. Lesson by Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard, animation by Uncle Ginger.
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Democratic women in the senate were all for these tax reform principles until trump proposed them
 
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Thanks for watching❤! SUBSCRIBE to receive more videos for free. Democratic women in the senate were all for these tax reform principles until trump proposed them Women in public office often make women and their families a focus of their work. They put aside partisanship to support positive ideas that are meant to help women in the home, school, workforce, and the economy. Now is an important moment to unite across the aisle and to encourage their male colleagues to make good on past promises of tax relief to American families. Instead, a handful of female senators on the left -- who once bemoaned our byzantine tax code and claimed to champion tax relief for working-class families -- are intentionally trying to block tax reform efforts. Not one of the 16 female Democratic senators voted to pass the Senate’s fiscal year 2018 budget resolution, which creates a procedural path for tax reform and tax cuts. But their hypocrisy runs deeper. In 2014, New York’s Kristin Gillibrand introduced legislation to triple the child care tax credit, pleading “If you can’t afford child care, your choice is to leave your job to take care of your children. It doesn...
Sen. Durbin to Kavanaugh: Give us some reassurance to your commitment to democracy
 
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In the final round of questioning of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin appealed to the judge to give the committee additional reassurance of his commitment to U.S. democratic principles "in the face of a president who seems prepared to cast then aside.” Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe
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Principles of the United States Constitution | American Government
 
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Learn all about the major principles enshrined in the U.S. Constitution in just a few minutes! Scot Schraufnagel, chair and professor of political science at Northern Illinois University, walks through the principles of republicanism, federalism, separation of powers, and checks and balances. This video is part of a complete, condensed American Government series presented in short, digestible summaries. Access the free study guides for American Government here: https://www.coursehero.com/sg/american-government/ Course Hero's American Government video series covers all the essentials to understanding the United States's complex political structures. Our short digest covers everything you need to know about the development of the U.S. government, its principles, its structure, and trends in our country's political behavior. The video series begins with the building blocks of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. We explore how the meaning of these documents has evolved through Supreme Court decisions and the civil rights movement. Along the way, you'll learn: • The three branches of government • How a bill becomes a law • The intricacies of presidential succession • How Supreme Court justices are nominated Then the series provides a deeper understanding of political behavior in the United States, including: • How Democratic and Republican parties and their coalitions have evolved since the Civil War • How the media frames politics • The role of special interest groups • The nuts and bolts of congressional and presidential elections Finally, the American Government crash course includes a primer on how polling works and explains some of the challenges that pollsters face in measuring true public opinion. Explore Course Hero’s collection of free Social Sciences Study Guides here: https://www.coursehero.com/sg/ About Course Hero: Course Hero helps empower students and educators to succeed! We’re fueled by a passionate community of students and educators who share their course-specific knowledge and resources to help others learn. Learn more at http://www.coursehero.com. Master Your Classes™ with Course Hero! Get the latest updates: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coursehero Twitter: https://twitter.com/coursehero.
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How Copyright Threatens Democracy
 
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Join Cory Doctorow, co-founder of the UK Open Rights Group, in discussing his dystopian vision of the growing conflict between free speech and the democratic principles of the Internet and the business aims of commercial media giants. Co-hosted by the New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative, Public Knowledge and Copynight DC, Doctorow combines his perspective as an author, activist, co-editor of Boing Boing to outline the threats to a free and open Internet, speech, creativity and fair use, and innovation from boundless copyright protections. Looking forward, Doctorow's prediction is bleak: This means war. It is time to stop treating the industry's fight over copyright as a brush-war over creativity. The commercial media giants' business models and ambitions are increasingly incompatible with a free and open Internet, and hence a free and open society. Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger -- the co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of the bestselling Tor Teens/HarperCollins UK novel Little Brother. He is the former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in London. http://www.newamerica.net/events/2010/cory_doctorow
Views: 13496 New America
Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics #4
 
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In which Craig Benzine teaches you about federalism, or the idea that in the United States, power is divided between the national government and the 50 state governments. Craig will teach you about how federalism has evolved over the history of the US, and what powers are given to the federal government, and what stuff the states control on their own. And he punches an eagle, which may not surprise you at all. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Instagram - http://instagram.com/thecrashcourse
Views: 1538119 CrashCourse
Overview - Democratic Design Day 2018: Navigating an uncertain world through Design
 
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We face enormous challenges: Global warming, scarcity of resources and social tensions will become existential threats if we do not get to solve them soon. Design as a solution-oriented and holistic principle can play a key role in shaping our world. Good design nowadays proves that budget restrictions, ethical principles, functional and logistical requirements can be combined to a solution that is in the interests of all. On our 3rd edition of the Democratic Design Day in Switzerland, we had a discussion around the process of Design and how it impacts not just the visual impact, but everyone and everything that is involved in the process of making it. In this video different speakers from the event wrap-up their take on how Design can be a part of the solution. Speaker: Carlota Perez (researcher, lecturer and consultant), Michell Zappa (futurist and founder of envisioning), Leif Huff (IDEO partner), Simon Widmer (Manager Circular Design, Ellen MacArthur Foundation) and Simona Scarpaleggia (CEO IKEA Switzerland).
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Security Council: The situation in Venezuela
 
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Security Council meets to discuss the situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela during the 8472nd meeting. UN political chief Rosemary DiCarlo said much more remains to be done “to address the extremely urgent needs of the Venezuelan people” adding that the delivery of assistance is guided by “the principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence” and must be “free from political objectives and delivered on the basis of need.” Addressing the Security Council today (26 Feb), DiCarlo said Venezuela had witnessed an alarming escalation of tensions. She said violent incidents occurred at different points along the borders with Brazil and Colombia, as the Venezuelan security forces blocked the aid supplies coming into the country over the weekend. She noted that according to Colombian migration authorities, at least 285 individuals were injured on the Colombian side and the UN human rights office confirmed four deaths and 64 injuries on the Brazilian border. DiCarlo underscored that while the lack of official data is a serious challenge in assessing the situation, available information depicted a grim reality with the economy continuing to deteriorate, people dying of preventable causes and leaving the country in search of assistance. She emphasized that Venezuelan actors across the entire political spectrum have the responsibility to put the interests of the Venezuelan people at the centre of their actions at this most critical time. United States Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said the Maduro “regime” refused to allow humanitarian aid into the country which showed its true nature. He said armed gangs, thugs, and criminals released from prisons were mobilized to control the border and accused them of burning the assistance. Abrams called on the international community to support the Venezuelan people as they strive to reclaim their democracy by supporting Juan Guaidó in what he called his interim presidency. The Special Representative expressed concern over the safety of the opposition leader and called on the Council to ensure his safe return to Venezuela. He rejected claims that the delivery of humanitarian assistance was a political show and a cover for military intervention, adding that only the Venezuelan Government had used force. SOUNDBITE (English) Elliott Abrams, Special Representative for Venezuela, United States of America: “The cure to this misery and tyranny is a free, fair, and transparent election that embraces all sectors of society and all political parties. That, of course, includes Chavistas who’s party has been usurped, much like the country itself, by Maduro. We believe that both Guaidó supporters and Chavistas can rebuild their country together, can construct a newly prosperous and democratic Venezuela.” Abrams said now was the time to “strengthen our commitment to the brave Venezuelan people.” He called on the Security Council to join the US in “meeting the growing needs in Venezuela and the region” and to consider “what resources and tools they have to contribute to Venezuelan democracy and to pressure the illegitimate Maduro regime to peacefully step down.” He called on countries to sanction those who have been involved in the violence over the last weekend and “who are fattened by the spoils of the Maduro regime’s corruption.” Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said an operation was orchestrated this weekend to violate the sovereignty of his country, adding that the Venezuelan armed forces were able to contain it without using any kind of deadly force. He said the violence came from the Colombian side of the border and accused gangs there of burning the aid trucks. He added that the aid trucks were also carrying materials to be used by the opposition for barricades and to fabricate weapons, adding that the attempted coup had failed and the events on Saturday were the last chapter. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Jorge Arreaza, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Venezuela: “Mr. Trump declared a humanitarian emergency in the south of the United States because he wants to build a racist wall. So, what would happen if Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua were to come up with a convoy and try to force through the southern border to get to the population in the southern United States where there is a humanitarian emergency saying that this is a humanitarian assistance effort? What would happen if they were to try to do that? Ask yourself that question. There is a lot of hypocrisy.” Arreaza called on the Security Council to pass a resolution rejecting the threat or use of force in Venezuela and to “rule that out as an option once and for all, because Mr. Trump. Mr. Pence, Mr. Bolton, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Marco Rubio, Mr. Guaidó, Mr. Duke are putting this on the table.”
Views: 31672 United Nations
Tucker: Trump Derangement Syndrome makes Dems unrecognizable
 
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Tucker: The Democratic Party has come totally unmoored from anything resembling guiding principles. Under FDR, the party was distinguished by its support for working-class Americans and organized labor. But they could never unite around such groups today. Instead, their only guiding light is hatred of Donald Trump. #Tucker FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre. Subscribe to Fox News! https://www.youtube.com/user/FoxNewsChannel Watch more Fox News Video: http://video.foxnews.com Watch Fox News Channel Live: http://www.foxnewsgo.com/ Watch full episodes of your favorite shows The Five :http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-the-five/ Special Report with Bret Baier: http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-special-report/ The Story with Martha Maccallum: http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-the-story-with-martha-maccallum/ Tucker Carlson Tonight http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-tucker-carlson-tonight/ Hannity http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-hannity/ The Ingraham Angle: http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-the-ingraham-angle/ Fox News @ Night: http://video.foxnews.com/playlist/longform-fox-news-night/ Follow Fox News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoxNews/ Follow Fox News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoxNews/ Follow Fox News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foxnews/
Views: 262347 Fox News
The UK's Many Political Parties Explained
 
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Meet The Third Party Presidential Candidates http://www.seeker.com/meet-the-third-party-presidential-candidates-1858017505.html » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe The United Kingdom has over ten parties in Parliament. So what are Britain's political parties and what do they stand for? Learn More: BBC: Election 2015 Results http://www.bbc.com/news/election/2015/results Britannica: Conservative Party https://www.britannica.com/topic/Conservative-Party-political-party-United-Kingdom Britannica: Labour Party https://www.britannica.com/topic/Labour-Party-political-party Liberal Democrats: About http://www.libdems.org.uk/about Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: _ More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Jules Suzdaltsev for hosting Seeker Daily! Check Jules out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_su
Views: 294299 NowThis World
Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) Statement Read at the New Consensus Meeting about the Green New Deal
 
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Miya Yoshitani, the Executive Director of Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN, a founding member of the Climate Justice Alliance) along with John Washington, Organizing Co-Director for Push Buffalo read a statement and demanded changes to the agenda in order to centered frontlines in a peoples plan for the Green New Deal, at a meeting organized by the The New Consensus. References to the historical Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing and the Principles of Working Together were referenced as principles to support the emerging process for democratically including those currently most impacted in the development of policy for the GND. The process for the GND policy development is going to demonstrate how successful we are in building grassroots power to pass a GND at all levels. We can not continue to develop policy from the top-down. Miya has a long history of working in the environmental justice movement. Miya was a participant in the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit in 1991, and was on the drafting committee of the original Principles of Environmental Justice, a defining document for the environmental justice movement. With tremendous gratitude to The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) member groups California Environmental Justice Alliance, Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy, Kentuckians for the CommonWealth, as well as powerful frontline allies such as the NDN Collective, Native Organizers Alliance, WeAct, El Puente Climate Action Network, and Peoples Action who supported the statement as it was presented. CJA believes that in order to effectively confront the climate crisis, we must transition our priorities from global systems of production and consumption that are energy intensive and fossil fuel dependent to more localized systems that are sustainable, resilient, regenerative, and just. Read the Climate Justice Alliance statement here: https://climatejusticealliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/CJA_Statement_New-Consensus.pdf Jemez Principles of Democratic Organizing. https://www.ejnet.org/ej/jemez.pdf
The Difference Between Socialism, Communism, and Marxism Explained by a Marxist
 
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http://socialism101.com/ Ever wondered what the actual difference between socialism and communism were? Well wonder no longer! Tumblr: https://animesocialistparty.tumblr.com Subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/azureScapegoat Twitter: https://twitter.com/miosiden Donate: https://www.paypal.me/miosiden Are you young and rebellious? Do you live in Sweden? Then RKU is for you! http://rku.nu/
Views: 1075099 azureScapegoat
TV360 News Now – March 19, 2019
 
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TV360 is Nigeria's first exclusive online television news channel based in Lagos. Our focus is news. There is no limit to the kind of news we cover. Our goal is to keep the people informed at all times so that they could use the information we disseminate to form important opinions,take important decisions and ultimately help to build a better and democratic society. We strongly uphold the long established journalistic principles of TRUTH, BALANCE and FAIRNESS in our reportage because we believe there is no one side to a story. You can follow all our stories and much more by logging onto www.tv360nigeria.com Please subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TV360NIGERIA?sub_confirmation=1 -- #tv360nigeria #tv360 #news #bamboobarshow #BambooBar #deji360 #tvcnigeria #channelstv #Nigeria #Lagos #Nigerianews #Nigeriannews
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Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9
 
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In which John Green teaches you where American politicians come from. In the beginning, soon after the US constitution was adopted, politics were pretty non-existent. George Washington was elected president with no opposition, everything was new and exciting, and everyone just got along. For several months. Then the contentious debate about the nature of the United States began, and it continues to this day. Washington and his lackey/handler Alexander Hamilton pursued an elitist program of federalism. They attempted to strengthen the central government, create a strong nation-state, and leave less of the governance to the states, They wanted to create debt, encourage manufacturing, and really modernize the new nation/ The opposition, creatively known as the anti-federalists, wanted to build some kind of agrarian pseudo-paradise where every (white) man could have his own farm, and live a free, self-reliant life. The founding father who epitomized this view was Thomas Jefferson. By the time Adams became president, the anti-federalists had gotten the memo about how alienating a name like anti-federalist can be. It's so much more appealing to voters if your party is for something rather than being defined by what you're against, you know? In any case, Jefferson and his acolytes changed their name to the Democratic-Republican Party, which covered a lot of bases, and proceeded to protest nearly everything Adams did. Lest you think this week is all boring politics,you'll be thrilled to hear this episode has a Whiskey Rebellion, a Quasi-War, anti-French sentiment, some controversial treaties, and something called the XYZ Affair, which sounds very exciting. Learn all about it this week with John Green. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. Much of America's politics came from debates between democratic republican Thomas Jefferson and federalist Alexander Hamilton: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/alexander-hamilton While Jefferson would go on to become president, Hamilton heavily influenced President George Washington who set many American political ideals in his farewell address that Hamilton helped craft: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/washington-s-farewell-address Follow us! http://www.twitter.com/thecrashcourse http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/raoulmeyer http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica http://www.twitter.com/thoughtbubbler Turn on the captions. You'll like them. Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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Medicare For All Organizer Training Part1: Introduction
 
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Heathcare For All committee co-chair Frances Gill introduces us to the principles of the Medicare For All campaign and gives context around its history and its ongoing national movement.
Athens Democracy Forum 2018 – Democratic Security in Europe and Abroad
 
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Thorbjørn Jagland Secretary General, Council of Europe
Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism Compared
 
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Mr. Beat explains the difference between capitalism, socialism, and communism. Karl Marx was the one who first articulated it, but boy is he misunderstood by many today. #socialism #capitalism #communism Want a specific history topic covered? Your idea gets picked when you donate on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/iammrbeat Donate on Paypal: paypal.me/mrbeat Mr. Beat's band: http://electricneedleroom.net/ Mr. Beat on Twitter: https://twitter.com/beatmastermatt Mr. Beat on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iammrbeat/ Produced by Matt Beat. Music by Electric Needle Room. All images either by Matt Beat, found in the public domain, or used under fair use guidelines. Special thanks to the AP Archives for use of some their footage! Sources: https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1871/civil-war-france/postscript.htm Marx, Karl. Capital. https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/download/pdf/Capital-Volume-I.pdf Rothbard, Murray: Making Economic Sense, 2nd edition. (Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2006, ISBN 9781610165907), p. 426 http://adamsmithslostlegacy.blogspot.com/2009/01/free-capitalist-13-january-here-carries.html https://mises.org/library/marxs-theory-stages-withering-away-state-under-socialism https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-economics/chapter/public-goods/ https://www.bu.edu/sph/2016/01/10/public-health-as-a-public-good/ So it appears a lot of people have strong opinions about these three words. But there’s confusion about what they mean. These three words have also been weaponized. People often use these three words to attack and marginalize others. People misuse these three words. They conflate them with other words. For example, often people seamlessly interchange communism and totalitarianism, or capitalism and fascism, as if they mean the exact same thing. Alright, let’s look up the definition of capitalism and put that up on the screen. Capitalism: an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market Ok, so let’s break this down. First of all, it says “economic system,” meaning a way resources get around and trade stuff. By private or corporate ownership...ok let’s just say private ownership of capital goods. Ok, what are capital goods? Goods used to make other goods. Alright...let’s go on. By investments...so basically folks trying to get rich that are determined by private decision, prices, production and distribution of goods determined by competition in a free market….ok let’s simplify that. Folks trying to get rich by competing with each other. Everything else is implied, isn’t it? If you are competing in a free market, there is no government stopping you when trying to make money. You are making decisions on prices, production, and distribution in order to make a profit, and you are competing with others for customers. This is capitalism. Socialism: a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole. procedure or practice in accordance with this theory. (Ok well we don’t have to go over this definition, do we?) (in Marxist theory) the stage following capitalism in the transition of a society to communism,characterized by the imperfect implementation of collectivist principles. So first, it’s a theory OR a system. Why is socialism considered a theory and capitalism not? Probably because it’s never been fully practiced. But it is another economic system. But instead of private or corporate ownership we are talking about the community as a whole as the owners. With capitalism, it’s about owning capital goods. But with socialism, it’s about owning the production, distribution, land, everything...and everyone owns that. The community as a whole makes economic decisions, not the individual. Based on that definition, have we ever had that? No, not really, not since farming became a thing at least. Now, that third definition is the historical definition of socialism, and often leads to even more confusion about what socialism actually means. Marxist theory? Yeah, socialism, even though it had origins throughout human history, was first articulated by two dudes named Karl Marx and . Get it? MARXist because it was named after him? To this day, Engels is still mad it’s called Marxism and not Engelism, by the way. Anyway, the two criticized capitalism and said it would eventually be overthrown by a new economic system, aka socialism, and eventually communism. Socialism was just a transition from capitalism to communism. Marx and Engels said socialism would consist of everybody owning the means of production, and that the workers would control and manage it.
Views: 181452 Mr. Beat
SINGAPORE: THE POSSIBILITY OF CHANGE?
 
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With planning already underway for Singapore’s 50th anniversary celebrations to begin in early 2015, the country has much to celebrate since its independence from British rule. A prosperous island state, with a thriving cosmopolitanism, a vibrant ethnic diversity and economic success, Singapore commands an enormous presence in Asia and the Pacific. The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) has dominated politics and maintained power ever since Singaporean independence. When Lee Hsien Loong became prime minister in 2004, some hoped that he would usher in much needed reforms to Singapore’s political system. However, increasingly, the government has been condemned for its intolerance of opposition and there have been criticisms over declining economic productivity and the need for educational reforms. The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is a liberal opposition group in Singaporean politics, with a focus on enhancing democratic principles and practices, strengthening justice and creating a society which values and embraces equal status and opportunities for all its citizens. With a focus on enhancing the economy through government deregulation, as well as social pluralism and diversity, and enhancing respect for human, civil and political rights, the SDP presents itself as a credible alternative to the PAP. Unlike previously, Singaporeans are beginning to resist the ruling PAP’s control. This has been possible with the use of the social media. The opposition has also been able to communicate directly with the electorate through the Internet instead of relying on the state-controlled media. With significantly improved general election results – it’s showing improved 14% in the 2011 poll – and a significantly expanding membership over the past 5 years, especially youth membership, the liberal democratic message is beginning to resonate with an increasing number of Singapore’s voters.
Views: 39832 Sydney Democracy
Transparency Maldives and IFES Host Democracy Camp for Youth
 
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The current Maldivian education system does not include civic education as part of the school curriculum, resulting in limited knowledge and understanding among young people of human rights and democratic principles, as well as the role of democratic institutions, elections and political parties. In order to introduce civic education and increase civic participation among youth, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems works closely with local partner Transparency Maldives to host civic education camps for young people, ages 14-16, from around the country. The camp provides participants with a basic understanding of human rights and democratic principles over the course of six days. Additionally, a significant portion of the camps is dedicated to encouraging participants to plan their own civic action projects, which are implemented after the camp. This video is from the first democracy camp held in 2015 with 29 young people from across the country. The video captures participants’ experiences and demonstrates some of the activities carried out during the camp including meeting inspirational leaders and a visit to the Parliament.
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The Secret Society of the Illuminati
 
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Views: 14798011 BuzzFeed Multiplayer
How Does GPS Work?
 
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GPS (global positioning system) plays a very important role in all of our lives. From allowing you to see where you are on the planet, to helping you get to destinations quickly, GPS has evolved the way in which we live our lives. Find out how GPS works, some of the roles things such as our own atmosphere has in reducing the accuracy of GPS and also how general relativity effects GPS accuracy too. Sources: Basics of the GPS technique: Observation Equations by Geoffrey Blewitt http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/staff/pdfs/Blewitt%20Basics%20of%20gps.pdf The influence of the ionosphere on GPS operations by Mihail Codrescu ftp://ftp.ngdc.noaa.gov/STP/GPS_GNSS/Mihail's.pdf GPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by USCG Navigation Center http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=gpsFaq GPS.gov: Space Segment http://www.gps.gov/systems/gps/space/ GPS: Global Positioning System | Niels Bohr Institute - University of Copenhagen http://www.nbi.ku.dk/english/www/spinoff/spinoff/gps/ GPS and Galileo Satellite Coordinates Computation http://www.navipedia.net/index.php/GPS_and_Galileo_Satellite_Coordinates_Computation Understanding the Global Positioning System (GPS) by Diana Cooksey http://www.montana.edu/gps/understd.html /////////////////////////// Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sciBRIGHT/ Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciBRIGHT
Views: 562402 sciBRIGHT
Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40
 
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Today, Craig is going to talk about political parties and their role in American politics. So, when most people think about political parties they associate them with the common ideologies of the voters and representatives within that party, but the goal of a party is NOT to influence policies. The role of political parties is much simpler: to win control of the government. So today, we’re going got talk about why we have political parties in the first place and then finish with the five functions they use in reaching that goal. It’s a lot to cover, so next week we’ll talk about what each political party stands for and how that has changed historically. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org All attributed images are licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
Views: 747755 CrashCourse
GDPR explained: How the new data protection act could change your life
 
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The General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, is set to reform data protection in the UK and the EU, and even across the world. It aims to prevent huge data breaches and leaks - like what happened with the Facebook data scandal. (Click to subscribe for more Channel 4 News videos. https://www.youtube.com/channel4news?sub_confirmation=1) So what is GDPR and how will the 2018 data protection act affect you? This is the General Data Protection Act explained.
Views: 58685 Channel 4 News
What are Human Rights?
 
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Respect for human rights is a central feature of democracy. They promote the democratic values of human dignity, freedom and equality before the law. The South African Bill of Rights is the cornerstone of our democracy, and outlines our rights.
Views: 55856 Civics Academy SA
"An Alternative to the United Nations: The Covenant of Democratic Nations" - DC
 
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(Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2017) The League of Nations outlived its usefulness during the Hitler regime. After the War, the League was replaced by the United Nations. Now the United Nations has outlived its usefulness and must be replaced with a new international body, one comprised solely of those nations governed by democratic principles, devoted to genuine democracy, equality, and peaceful relations throughout the world. The United States should defund and withdraw form the United Nations and reconstitute the movement to achieve world peace for all in a new world body: The Covenant of Democratic Nations. The Covenant of Democratic Nations will review, re-ratify, amend, or nullify all acts and resolutions of the United nations and its agencies creating a new body of long-overdue, reformed, and updated international law. It is essential that we at least begin the discussion of whether or not the United Nations has lived up to the lofty principles upon which it was established and whether funding this institution is the best use of our taxpayer dollars.
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