How the USMCA trade deal differs from NAFTA — and how it doesn’t

How the USMCA trade deal differs from NAFTA — and how it doesn’t

JUDY WOODRUFF: We were just talking about the USMCA, as it’s called. Let’s break down this trade agreement further and examine what was agreed to and what it means. Amna Nawaz has that part of the story for us. REP. NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): It’s a victory for America’s workers. AMNA NAWAZ: Today’s agreement would replace […]

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Depression and spiritual awakening — two sides of one door | Lisa Miller | TEDxTeachersCollege

Translator: Katelyn Nicholson Reviewer: Nadine Hennig In the dark of the night, 4 a.m., I look over and my husband’s not there. I look further, and I find him flat on his back, looking at the ceiling, arms out. “Our lives are hollow and meaningless without children.” It had been two-and-a-half years of hopes and […]

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How respecting cultural heritage validates immigrant students | Gonzalo Salazar

How respecting cultural heritage validates immigrant students | Gonzalo Salazar

I was 6 years old when I first enrolled in a U.S. school in the Rio Grande Valley. The classroom setup at my new school was different than the one I attended in Mexico. The truth is, everything I once knew was different. Instead of sitting in groups around a table, we sat in rows […]

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The Forgotten Russian Colony: Russian Alaska.

The Forgotten Russian Colony: Russian Alaska.

Alaska has been called the final frontier located thousands of miles away from the original colonies of the United States and still over a thousand miles away from the continental US It along with Hawaii are two of the seven external territories of the United States yet only these two are equal in terms of […]

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Slavoj Žižek on Refugees, Conservatism, and Cultural Incompatibility

Slavoj Žižek on Refugees, Conservatism, and Cultural Incompatibility

We who try to be decent people are bombarded by some kind of moral political pressure from two sides: First there is the worst one, of course, this anti-immigrant populous side like why should we even allow refugees in; it’s their fault; third world travel and so on, there are enough poor people here; they […]

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NATO vs. the European Union

NATO vs. the European Union

The European Union did not produce an actual union. Truthfully, it’s a mess. It has succeeded been keeping the peace in Europe, but from the American perspective it is much too clumsy and weak and divided and gridlock-prone to take effective action when necessary. That’s why the Americans prefer NATO. If Europe ever fully integrated, […]

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WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 1)

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Churchill was a man with many talents. He was an artist, a butterfly enthusiast, and he had an unpublished manuscript about aliens. Clearly he was a man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Maybe he could have loaded up his computer, and logged on to Skillshare. An online […]

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Capitalizing on the Collectivist Culture of Deaf Community | Fred Weiner | TEDxGallaudet

Capitalizing on the Collectivist Culture of Deaf Community | Fred Weiner | TEDxGallaudet

Just a few years ago one evening I was on H street with a friend of mine dining at a bar, at a restaurant and talking about a whole host of issues, politics and so forth. We started talking about the American system of capitalism and rugged individualism. My companion that evening told me that […]

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Secretary Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry Sign Cultural Protection MOU

Secretary Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry Sign Cultural Protection MOU

(The memorandum was signed.) (Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry and Secretary Kerry stand, shake hands.) (Exchange documents.) (Applause) SECRETARY KERRY: My great pleasure to welcome the foreign minister of Egypt here today, and I think both of us would express our pleasure at signing this U.S.-Egypt cultural property agreement. This has been years in the making. […]

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