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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Why Nations Fail: The Origins Of Power, Prosperity And Poverty

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Watch Professor James Robinson of the University of Chicago explain the key arguments of the bestselling book Why Nations Fail that he co-authored. In this talk recorded at Google, Professor Robinson proposes an institutional explanation for why some societies are dynamic and prosperous and others are not. He presents fascinating examples from the present day going back to the Roman Empire.

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Black Prophetic Fire: Cornel West on the Revolutionary Legacy of Leading African-American Voices

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The renowned scholar, author and activist Dr. Cornel West, joins us to discuss his latest book, "Black Prophetic Fire." West engages in conversation with the German scholar and thinker Christa Buschendorf about six revolutionary African-American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X and Ida B. Wells. Even as the United States is led by its first black president, West says he is fearful that we may be "witnessing the death of black prophe
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The Future Of Britain And Europe

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With the countdown to an In/Out Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, Professor Simon Hix discusses possible options for the reform of Britain’s relationship with the EU and the likely long-term consequences for the UK and the EU of a Yes or a No vote. The introduction is by Craig Calhoun, Director …
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What To Do About Europe?

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Yannis Varoufakis joins Franco „Bifo“ Berardi, Srećko Horvat and Guillaume Paoli in Berlin to discuss 'what to do about Europe?'
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Crises of Capitalism

In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane ...
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Occupy Peace - Let The People Vote

Join the rally at: occupypeace.us www.TrendsJournal.com Official Gerald Celente channels: "Gcelente" & "TrendsJournal". ©2015 TrendsResearchInstitute.
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The New Youth Revolution - Pastor Joseph Sissac

1. Define REVOLUTION and gain insight into the challenges our youth face today.  
2. A Biblical view of engagement from one generation to the next. 
3. FactorPoints: Joining the New Youth Revolution at COP.

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David Graeber a bit of conversation and chaos in Parliament Sq Occupy Democracy 1STMAY2015

David Graeber a bit of conversation and chaos in Parliament Sq Occupy Democracy 1STMAY2015.
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'Balkan Spirit' (2013 documentary film, French Dub)

Filmmaker Hermann Vaske and philosopher Slavoj Žižek take us along a rollercoaster ride through the creative world of the Balkans. Balkan Spirit is an.
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Slavoj Žižek (2015) The Need To Censor Our Dreams [MUST WATCH!]

Largest Archive of Slavoj Zizek Videos on YouTube! Slavoj Zizek on The Need To Censor Our Dreams. Slavoj Žižek doesn't buy into political correctness. In fact ...
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Occupy Love - From Egypt to Wall Street

A taste of our upcoming feature doc, OCCUPY LOVE. This is a community funded film. This short video the moving visit of members of the Egyptian Revolution to ...
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Michael Parenti: Methods of Media Manipulation

The Best Documentary Ever!! - The Story Of Earth And Life Albert Einstein Documentary HD Documentary | Awesome Chinese Martial Arts Millionaire Basement ...
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Revolution - The Short Film

Revolution is a short film on Humanity with a base of corruption. Genre : Social Action Thriller Language : Hindi A film made by a bunch of cinema lovers, for all ...
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Slavoj Žižek at FBAUP The Freedom of a Forced Choice

Conference by Slavoj Žižek at the Faculty of Fine Arts University of Porto FBAUP (22/11/2014) on THE FREEDOM OF A FORCED CHOICE Slavoj Žižek at ...
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The Industrial Revolution 1750 1915

This video examines the historical background to the first Industrial Revolution which began in England around 1750. The invention of labor-saving machinery, ...
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An interview with Joseph Stiglitz

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Dorian Warren interviews Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz about his new book “The Great Divide.” They also talk about the causes of inequality in America and what can be done to fix it.
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Chris Hedges on the Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality (2012) [Full Episode] [Full Episode]

Chris Hedges on the Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality (2012) [Full Episode] Chris Hedges on the Occupy Movement and Economic Inequality (2012) ...
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Beyond Impossible Reform and Improbable Revolution by David Harvey and Leo Panitch

Beyond Impossible Reform and Improbable Revolution by David Harvey and Leo Panitch - From Jacobin.
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Slavoj Zizek | Is There An Alternative to Capitalism? | Full Film

For Zizek our late capitalist globalism is if not a Divine Comedy then its ultimate parody. Likening our world to the Italian Berlusconi's government writ large he ...
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation