Protected Voices: Social Media Literacy

Protected Voices: Social Media Literacy

If it’s on the Internet, it must be true. Right? Many of us, and many voters, take truth in advertising for granted. But while the Federal Trade Commission keeps blatant lies out of product descriptions, there is no Internet police doing the same for online information. Especially for information shared through social media channels. Hi, […]

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How does the Students’ Union voting process work?

How does the Students’ Union voting process work?

In our Elections, we use a process called Single Transferable Voting, or STV. Using STV means you rank candidates from most preferred, number one, to least preferred – rather than only voting for one person. This means even if you’re number one candidate is eliminated, your vote still counts. Let’s explain using four of our […]

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Congressional Elections: Crash Course Government and Politics #6

Congressional Elections: Crash Course Government and Politics #6

Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re going to talk about what is, if you ask the general public, the most important part of politics: elections. If you ask me, it’s hair styles. Look at Martin Van Buren’s sideburns, how could he not be elected? Americans are kind […]

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Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

Hi, I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History, and now that we have a Constitution, it’s actually United States history. Today we’re going to look at the birth of America’s pastime. No, Stan, not baseball. Not football. Not eating. I mean politics, which in America has been adversarial since its very beginnings, […]

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Maddow: Racism Is ‘A Persistent Infection’ In White American Culture | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Maddow: Racism Is ‘A Persistent Infection’ In White American Culture | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

PLAN B READY AND WAITING.>>HAVE A GOOD SHOW.>>>THANKS TO YOU AT HOME FOR JOINING US THIS HOUR. OKAY. IF YOU DRIVE NORTH FROM SAN FRANCISCO YOU CROSS THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE YOU WILL FIND YOURSELF ON HIGHWAY 101 HEADED INTO THE NORTHERN PART OF CALIFORNIA. AND IF YOU KEEP GOING STRAIGHT UP THE HIGHWAY, 120 […]

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Donald Trump Remarks Aid White Supremacists’ Political Ambitions | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Donald Trump Remarks Aid White Supremacists’ Political Ambitions | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

NOW.>>GOOD EVENING. THANK YOU. MUCH APPRECIATED. THANKS TO YOU AT HOME FOR JOINING US THIS HOUR. IN 1924 THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY NEEDED TO PICK A PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE TO RUN AGAINST CALVIN COOLIDGE. THEY KNEW IT WAS GOING TO BE HARD. COOLIDGE WAS FAIRLY POPULAR. HE HAD BECOME PRESIDENT WHEN WARREN HARDING KEELED OVER AND DIED […]

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U.S. Presidential Elections – American Culture & English Vocabulary

U.S. Presidential Elections – American Culture & English Vocabulary

Politics and politicians are always in the news, but during an election year people pay more attention to the political scene. If you’re like to follow the U.S. presidential elections, you’ll need some basic facts and relevant vocabulary. Let me help you. In the U.S. we hold presidential elections every four years. So either we […]

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