Race, Class, and Gender in To Kill a Mockingbird: Crash Course Literature 211

Race, Class, and Gender in To Kill a Mockingbird: Crash Course Literature 211

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we continue our discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird. So the takeaway from last week’s video about Mockingbird was this: “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view–until you climb into his skin and walk around in […]

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Nissan Workers In Mississippi Say No To Union (HBO)

— On Friday, an attempt by the United Auto Workers union to organize a Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi collapsed. — Y’know, Nissan has fought an intense fight, and we fell short. — That may not sound like a surprise. The South is the home of the right-to-work movement, where cheap labor, anti-union laws, and […]

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Part 1: Crash Course Literature #302

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Part 1: Crash Course Literature #302

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re on a raft, floating down the great American river, reading the great american novel. That’s right, today we’re going to be discussing Mark Twain’s the “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Ernest Hemingway once said, “It’s the best book we’ve had.” “All American writing comes […]

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